Take a tour through a virtual Vancouver

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A new art installation lets visitors take a virtual trip through the Vancouver of the past.

The work by Vancouver artist Stan Douglas takes the form of a cube. Visitors step into the cube, which is located in the atrium of the SFU Woodward’s building, and are immediately transported to a Vancouver that is both familiar and deeply strange.

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Take a tour through a virtual Vancouver

The Far Side of the Moon

Scene from Far Side of the Moon

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The show must go on, as they say. And, in a surprise twist, the creator of one of the most acclaimed Canadian one-man theatre pieces ever will be taking on the main role when the previously scheduled actor goes Hollywood.

Since it opened in 2000, Robert LePage’s The Far Side of the Moon has toured in over 45 cities worldwide. Actor Yves Jacques has won numerous awards for his performance. But Jacques has a role in a feature film, Grace of Monaco, which will take him away from the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts mounting of The Far Side of the Moon midway through its Nov 1-10 Vancouver run. Beginning Nov 6, Jacques will be replaced by LePage himself.

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The Far Side of the Moon

A Scintillating Celebration of Arts & Ideas: Indian Summer Festival

The following article was contributed by Tourism Vancouver Staffer, Krista Edwardson.

East meets west at the second annual Indian Summer Festival, kicking off July 5 for a 10-day celebration of South Asian wellness, music, film, literature and of course cuisine. During this deliciously rich festival of arts and ideas, the SFU Woodward’s Complex and Goldcorp Centre for the Arts will invite the city to visit, experience and explore the culture of India.

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A Scintillating Celebration of Arts & Ideas: Indian Summer Festival