Latinx Culture and Hip Hop Take Centre Stage in the Vancouver Premiere of Anywhere But Here

Image of Alexandra Lainfiesta by Emily Cooper

Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival embraces and showcases work that is original, boldly provocative, and genre defying.

One such upcoming show promises to be exactly that in its melding of Canadian hip hop, Latinx theatre, and social/political commentary on the current border crisis in North America.

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Latinx Culture and Hip Hop Take Centre Stage in the Vancouver Premiere of Anywhere But Here

Walk your own red carpet at the Rio Theatre’s Oscars Screening & Party!

rio theatre

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The Oscars is the biggest award show for the movie industry, so it’s fitting that Vancouver’s iconic Rio Theatre is hosting a big watching party to celebrate!

Where’s the fun in watching an award show by yourself on your couch? Get into the spirit of the Academy Awards at the Oscars Screening Party being held on Sunday, February 9 starting at 3pm.

The Rio Theatre is located on Broadway and Commercial and was first built in 1938. It’s an iconic Vancouver establishment that regularly hosts live entertainment and movie screenings. Plus – they have some of the most delicious popcorn served in a theatre!

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Walk your own red carpet at the Rio Theatre’s Oscars Screening & Party!

Five reasons to visit the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in February

This Saturday, Feb 8, the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents Nikkei Mubi: Japanese Canadian Home Movies from the 1930s-70s.

The screening offers a rare glimpse into the personal and public lives of Japanese Canadians from the 1930s to the 1970s on the West Coast, throughout Canada, and abroad.

But that’s only one reason to visit the museum this month. Find out more below.

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Five reasons to visit the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in February

Three dance performances to see in Vancouver in February

Danca Sinfonica. Jose Luiz Pederneiras photo.

The return of an internationally renowned Brazilian dance company, a selection of new works by local choreographers and an ambitious work performed by Montreal street dancers are some of the options contemporary dance fans have in Vancouver this month. Scroll down to find out more.

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Three dance performances to see in Vancouver in February

Indigenous Youth and New Artists Celebrated in Vancouver’s Coastal Dance Festival

Coastal Dance Festival. Photos by Carlos Castillo.

The energy and rich culture on stage at the upcoming Coastal Dance Festival are going to be incredible.

Audiences are in for a vibrant showcasing of Indigenous dance, with a particular focus on emerging artists and youth talent.

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Indigenous Youth and New Artists Celebrated in Vancouver’s Coastal Dance Festival

Stonefield delivers the stoner-rock goods, and five other concerts to see in Vancouver in February

Stonefield is comprised of the Findlay sisters. The Aussie stoner-rock band plays the Astoria Feb. 17.

A stoner-rock band from Australia composed of four sisters? That’s the story behind Stonefield, who come to Vancouver’s Astoria on Feb. 17. Also in this month’s music news: ’90s indie-pop band Luna returns to play the entirety of its Penthouse album, and Canadian rockers Wolf Parade are back with a new record and tour. Find out more about these shows and more below.

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Stonefield delivers the stoner-rock goods, and five other concerts to see in Vancouver in February

Sex, Spine, and Cipher – what’s happening in Vancouver theatre this month

Noises Off, at the Stanley until Feb. 23, has been called one of the funniest plays of the 20th century.

It’s a good month for fans of puppets, musicals, and plays about female friendship. There’s also an innovative mystery thriller, the ongoing hilarity of Noises Off, and lots more. Scroll down for more on what’s happening in theatre this month in Vancouver.

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Sex, Spine, and Cipher – what’s happening in Vancouver theatre this month