All-time Cirque du Soleil classic Alegría returns to Vancouver

Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return to Vancouver with its internationally acclaimed production Alegría. Starting March 25, 2022, Vancouverites are invited under the Big Top at Concord Pacific Place to experience the pure theatrical magic of Alegría; an entirely redesigned fan favourite presented by Sun Life Global Investments. Continue reading:
All-time Cirque du Soleil classic Alegría returns to Vancouver

Vancouver Drag Artists Are Back on Stage – and Bolder Than Ever

Photo of Rogue; Photo Credit: Fernando Cysneiros @thedragseries

After over a year of barely performing, Rogue made their return as a performer during Pride this summer when they felt comfortable and ready to hit the stage. “I was just so excited to come back and so mentally prepared because I had been thinking about it for so long,” they say.

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Vancouver Drag Artists Are Back on Stage – and Bolder Than Ever

DanceHouse and 149 Arts Society Present NEXT: New Dance in Development

DanceHouse and 149 Arts Society, with support from the National Arts Centre (NAC), have come together to envision a project in direct support of the dance community. On December 15, 2021, that vision will be presented virtually as NEXT: New Dance in Development – a residency and live stream sharing of works in progress from five emerging Canadian choreographers. Continue reading:
DanceHouse and 149 Arts Society Present NEXT: New Dance in Development

‘As dreams are made’ Brings Back Meaningful Connections with Dream-like Performances

Creating new connections through music is at the forefront of every Music on Main event. Past Modulus Festivals offered the opportunity to discover new musical horizons. Music on Main’s 10th Modulus Festival returns with even more discoveries. This year, it is celebrated with new music and engaging conversations. In particular, events such as the popular “As dreams are made” were created specifically for one audience member and one musician. Continue reading:
‘As dreams are made’ Brings Back Meaningful Connections with Dream-like Performances

Spotlight on Gerry Sheena: Carver and Former Artist-in-Residence at Vancouver’s Skwachàys Lodge

Skwachàys Lodge; Photo: Craig Minielly at Aura Photographics

Gerry Sheena, a carver and member of the Interior Salish Nation, returned to his craft through the Artists in Residence program at Skwachàys Lodge. “I strayed way off track for six years. I was deep in trouble and in darkness,” he says.

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Spotlight on Gerry Sheena: Carver and Former Artist-in-Residence at Vancouver’s Skwachàys Lodge

Coastal Jazz & Blues Society Announces IronFest: A Fall Jazz Concert Series

Jodi Proznick. Photo: Michele Mateus

Coastal Jazz & Blues Society is thrilled to present IronFest: A Fall Jazz Concert Series from Thursday, November 18 to Saturday, November 20, 2021 at The Ironworks (235 Alexander Street). Tickets for each performance are $25 (plus applicable fees and service charges) and go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, October 20 at 10:00am PT.

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Coastal Jazz & Blues Society Announces IronFest: A Fall Jazz Concert Series

The Firehall Arts Centre Presents as Part of the 2021 DTES Heart of the City Festival Openings: A Cultural Sharing

The Firehall Arts Centre, in partnership with Vancouver Moving Theatre, is thrilled to produce and present, as part of the 2021 DTES Heart of the City Festival, Openings: A Cultural Sharing from Wednesday, November 3 to Saturday, November 6, 2021.

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The Firehall Arts Centre Presents as Part of the 2021 DTES Heart of the City Festival Openings: A Cultural Sharing