Vancouver’s MOA Exhibition Xicanx Spotlights Mexican American Art and Activism

Muneefist Destiny, Alfred Quiroz. Collection of the artist. Photo courtesy of the artist.

The vibrancy and urgency of Mexican American visual art and the Chicano Civil Rights Movement take centre stage at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA)’s latest exhibition Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Soñadores + creadores del cambio, running until January 1, 2023.

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Vancouver’s MOA Exhibition Xicanx Spotlights Mexican American Art and Activism

VIFF Announces 41st Edition Festival Lineup, Including Gala Presentations and New International Film Competition

Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is back in-cinema for its 41st edition, which includes revamped film series and a new international film competition for emerging directors. This year’s program features roughly 130 feature films and 100 shorts screening across seven Vancouver venues, as well as 20 other events. All films will be presented in-cinema, with a small curated selection of titles available for streaming across British Columbia on VIFF Connect. Continue reading:
VIFF Announces 41st Edition Festival Lineup, Including Gala Presentations and New International Film Competition

10 Shows to Catch at the 2022 Vancouver Fringe Festival

Drag Me to the Opera

The Vancouver Fringe Festival is back, offering over 70 bold and entertaining works from September 8 to 18, 2022.

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10 Shows to Catch at the 2022 Vancouver Fringe Festival

Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre Establishes a Groundbreaking National Queer and Trans Playwriting Unit

Dyke City by Sunny Mills, part of Buddies’ 40th Anniversary Series (2019). Photo of Emmerjade Simms, Monica Garrido, and Natalie Liconti by Henry Chan

Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre was looking for a show to mount in 2020. They wanted a play that would further their mission to tell the stories of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities to Vancouver audiences. They spent four years in their search—and came up with nothing. However, an epiphany led to a truly exciting landmark initiative.

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Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre Establishes a Groundbreaking National Queer and Trans Playwriting Unit

Things to Do in Vancouver the Labour Day Long Weekend

PNE; Evanessence Photography

Labour Day, which takes place the first Monday in September (September 5, 2022), has been a Canadian statutory holiday since 1894. Not only did it originally commemorate workers’ causes but in more recent times, it represents a big summer hurrah before the return to school and work. In Vancouver, there are so many different ways to take advantage of the upcoming long weekend.

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Things to Do in Vancouver the Labour Day Long Weekend

Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms Local Spaces through Diverse Public Art

Mural by Debra Sparrow; Photo: Pachamama Film

When Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) launched in 2016, it had an ambitious dream to reimagine the city landscape. Six years later, it continues to transform Vancouver, one mural at a time.

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Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms Local Spaces through Diverse Public Art

Fun Fests and Events During the BC Day Long Weekend

Celebration of Light Fireworks in English Bay; Destination Vancouver/Vision Event Photography Inc.

Summer is slipping away, so waste no time in taking advantage of the sunny days in Vancouver. BC Day (August 1, 2022) long weekend approaches—with so many lively festivities happening, your schedule will be jam-packed.

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Fun Fests and Events During the BC Day Long Weekend

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