WIN TICKETS to Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Show One Productions presents the anticipated return of the world famous, all-male ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Trocks), onstage February 1, 2020 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Continue reading:
WIN TICKETS to Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

ENTER TO WIN Four Tickets to National Geographic Live’s “Birds of Paradise”!

A red bird of paradise adult male performing a practice display.

In a few short weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into the lush wilderness of New Guinea to meet 39 species of birds of paradise – one of the world’s most astonishing avian creatures, whose secret lives, bizarre displays and sultry courtship antics are explored at National Geographic Live’s “Birds of Paradise”, presented by Vancouver Civic Theatres. Continue reading:
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Cinematheque’s Best of the Decade kicks off today

Haven’t seen Toni Erdmann yet? Check out the 2016 German-Austrian comedy as part of Cinematheque’s Best of the Decade film series.

Can you name your 10 favourite films from the last decade? Cinematheque programmers Jim Sinclair and Shaun Inouye have picked theirs, and the theatre is screening them from now until Feb. 17.

Among the selections, perhaps the biggest surprise is David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return, an 18-hour epic that aired in 2017 in hour-long episodes on Showtime. Other titles you might recognize, or perhaps have never heard of—and that’s exactly what lists like these (and the Cinematheque’s programming) is for.

See the selections below (click on titles to view trailers). And no, Avengers: Endgame did not make the cut.

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Cinematheque’s Best of the Decade kicks off today

All Male-Ballerina Troupe Set to Twirl Again in Vancouver

La Vivandiere​ by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Photo by Sascha Vaughn.

In these often serious times, a bit of levity can be extremely welcome. While art has the earnest potential to uplift and inspire, it can also poke fun at itself, revealing a playful and intentionally ludicrous side.

The return of “the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company” for a one-night performance will treat audience in Vancouver to plenty of hilarity and impressive en pointe technique.

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All Male-Ballerina Troupe Set to Twirl Again in Vancouver

City Opera Vancouver Satirizes 1930s Berlin in New Production

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to enjoy more arts and culture in Vancouver, you’re in luck since there’s plenty in store during the beginning of 2020.

City Opera Vancouver, a local company that specializes in chamber opera, has an upcoming show that offers a timely message about the dangers of rising intolerance and the potential for brave voices to transgress an oppressive political regime.

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City Opera Vancouver Satirizes 1930s Berlin in New Production

King Princess, Trail of Dead, and more concert picks for January

King Princess (aka Mikaela Strauss) returns to Vancouver.

Hey music fans! We wish we had better news but January’s a slow month. Not only that, but some of the biggest shows are already sold-out—that includes Michael Kinawuka, Leif Vollebekk, and Choir! Choir! Choir! But you can still get tickets to the shows below, although King Princess tix won’t last and Trail of Dead at the Fox is likely to be a madhouse.

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King Princess, Trail of Dead, and more concert picks for January

Tickets on sale now for Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen

A scene from the Broadway Across Canada touring production of the hit Dear Evan Hansen.

The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is one of the biggest Broadway hits of the decade. In February, Broadway Across Canada’s touring production comes to Queen Elizabeth Theatre for one week (Feb. 25-March 1). Tickets are on sale now. Find out more about the show, called “one of the most remarkable… in musical theatre history” (Peter Marks, Washington Post), below.

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Tickets on sale now for Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen