Vancouver Art Gallery’s Hot New Summer Season

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Photographer Harry Callahan’s exhibit starts June 11

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Vancouver Art Gallery’s Hot New Summer Season

16th Annual Chutzpah! Festival, Feb 18 – Mar 13 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Breathtaking dance, discerning theatre, hilarious comedy and globally-celebrated music highlight this year’s festival with world-class performances and workshops by international, Canadian and local artists from February 18 to March 13, 2016.

An eagerly anticipated highlight of Vancouver’s dance season is the Chutzpah! Festival’s Dance Series. The 2016 Festival presents some of the most sought-after contemporary choreographers in the world. This year’s performances again offer high calibre, challenging and gorgeous dance delivering innovative and spell-binding work including Canadian and North American premieres from Italy’s brilliant Spellbound Contemporary Ballet; the incomparable Israeli dance company Maria Kong performing their much lauded Open Source; New York-based Gallim Dance in their repertory work Wonderland by choreographer Andrea Miller, which Dance Magazine praised as“Gutsy. Wild. Smart. Original.”; new to the international scene, New York City’s hot all male company MADBOOTS and a world premiere from our resident dance company, the acclaimed Shay Kuebler Radical System Art (BC) in a spectacular double bill; and Ballet Kelowna presents works by Artistic Director Simone Orlando, James Kudelka, Heather Myers and John Alleyne, with Toronto’s Continuum Contemporary Music accompanying (Chutzpah!PLUS).

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16th Annual Chutzpah! Festival, Feb 18 – Mar 13 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Dating in Vancouver: Mount Pleasant

Main Street Patio action at Burgoo Photo credit: Burgoo

Main Street Patio action at Burgoo Photo credit: Burgoo

Dating in Vancouver can be tough. I get it.

Our city is brimming with awesome activities and taste bud tickling food. Besides finding a date – which I’ll leave to other websites like this one – the difficult part of dating, for some, is choosing where to go and what to do.

Last month I passed along some date night ideas from Vancouver’s west-side. This month I’ll focus on our city’s oh-so-hip middle earth: Mount Pleasant.  So, grab a friend, lover or partner-in-life-to-be, get off your tuchas, and explore.

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Dating in Vancouver: Mount Pleasant