Annual Coastal Dance Festival Celebrates Resilient Indigenous Spirit in 2021 Virtual Presentation

Dancers of Damelahamid by Chris Randle.

Dancers of Damelahamid invites audiences to participate in a celebration of Indigenous arts as part of the newly envisioned, virtual presentation of the 14th annual Coastal Dance Festival, from March 12-18, 2021.
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Annual Coastal Dance Festival Celebrates Resilient Indigenous Spirit in 2021 Virtual Presentation

PuSh Announces Winter Set of Performing Arts Shows

Due to the continued unpredictability of the pandemic and provincial health and safety regulations, PuSh Festival will not proceed as planned. However, audiences will still have an opportunity to experience PuSh Festival Partner Presentations this winter.

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PuSh Announces Winter Set of Performing Arts Shows

5 Inter-Cultural Highlights of Vancouver’s PuSh Festival

Skyborn: A Land Reclamation Odyssey | Image by Emily Cooper

By Rachel Rosenberg

PuSh, Vancouver’s international performing arts festival, runs from January 21–February 9, 2020. It’s an exciting and unique event, giving audiences the chance to experience a variety of local and international performances. These five shows highlight the work of artists with incredible vision and diverse backgrounds.

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5 Inter-Cultural Highlights of Vancouver’s PuSh Festival

Five shows to see at the 2019 PuSh Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver!

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Is it too soon to be thinking about experimental theatre and performance art in 2019?

The 2019 edition of the annual PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, now in its 15th year, opens Jan. 17 2019, and runs until Feb. 3. As usual, it features a potpourri of world premieres, Canadian premieres, and more. See below for some highlights from the schedule of 26 works, representing 13 countries.

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Five shows to see at the 2019 PuSh Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver!

Bastards dance, Birdman drums, Ghetto Blaster confronts at Vancouver’s 2018 PuSh Festival

An image from Eternal Tides, one performance only at the 2018 PuSh Festival.

Earlier this week, the 2018 PuSh Festival schedule was announced. As always, there’s a plethora of international talent coming to town, presenting shows that range from dance to theatre to movies with live musical accompaniment.

Below are some of our picks for the performing arts festival, which runs Jan 16-Feb. 4 at various venues in downtown Vancouver. (Click on titles to view trailers.) Tickets are on sale now.

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Bastards dance, Birdman drums, Ghetto Blaster confronts at Vancouver’s 2018 PuSh Festival

Chinese dance and martial arts extravaganza coming to Vancouver

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Some of China’s top creative talent has banded together for Opera Warriors. A mix of contemporary dance, acrobatics and martial arts, the extravagant show is presented Jan. 5 and 6 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. This mark’s the show’s Canadian premiere.

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Chinese dance and martial arts extravaganza coming to Vancouver

Isabella Rossellini brings Green Porno to Vancouver

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Isabella Rossellini has a sideline. Besides appearing in films by internationally renowned directors like David Lynch and Guy Maddin, the actress has a curiosity about the sex lives of land and sea creatures. And she has a show – Green Porno, which is coming to Vancouver for the first time, and for one night only, April 25. Tickets go on sale today (March 11).

In Green Porno, Rossellini – the daughter of film royalty, actress Ingrid Bergman and director Roberto Rossellini – narrates overtop short films about the mating habits of marine animals and insects. She also uses props and costumes to discuss and act out her subject matter, while accompanied by her Green Porno short films.

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Isabella Rossellini brings Green Porno to Vancouver