Artist Nomi Chi Shares their Inspiration for Vancouver Opera’s The Barber of Seville Poster

Artwork by Nomi Chi

By Rachel Rosenberg

Nomi Chi is a Vancouver-based artist who regularly produces tattoos, illustrations and mural art; their work for Gastown Tattoo is so in-demand that their books are often closed and appointments need to be made months in advance. Back in October, we spoke to Nomi about their work on the poster for La Traviata, the first performance of the Vancouver Opera’s 2019/20 season.

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Artist Nomi Chi Shares their Inspiration for Vancouver Opera’s The Barber of Seville Poster

Rock of Ages Hits Vancouver’s Granville Island Stage

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Photo by Emily Cooper

Always dreamed of fronting your own 80s tribute band? Yup. We get it dude. But even if that ship has long ago sailed, you can live vicariously through The Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of the Broadway musical, Rock of Ages, at the Granville Island Stage. Continue reading:
Rock of Ages Hits Vancouver’s Granville Island Stage

Biggest Lego Exhibition in Vancouver History is Coming, April 23-24

Photo credit: Alan Chia | Wikipedia

Photo credit: Alan Chia | Wikipedia

Lego mania is coming to Metro Vancouver.

The biggest Lego show in B.C. history is slated for April 23-April 24 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond. More than 5,500 adult Lego lovers from around the region and the world are expected to converge for two full days of fun and excitement with the tiny, brightly coloured plastic blocks. In fact, the event is already officially sold-out.

The public exhibition consists of a giant display hall where some of North America’s most skilled Lego builders will be setting up their creations. Expect some mind-boggling constructions that go way beyond your typical Lego forts and castles. Structures can range from full-size Lego cars to fierce-looking animals, stadiums and archaeological sites, lifelike pastries and edibles, realistic human sculptures and more.

In addition, there’s a “creation station” where guests can do some building of their own, as well as a “vendor alley” where all kinds of Lego merchandise and accessories – including rare and custom sets – will be on sale.   Continue reading:
Biggest Lego Exhibition in Vancouver History is Coming, April 23-24

The Boom Booms to Rock The Commodore Ballroom, Oct. 2 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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“Some of the tightest, smoothest, sexiest soul and funk produced in the city right now comes courtesy of six guys who all grew up within a few blocks of each other on Vancouver’s East Side.”

The Boom Booms are an Indie Soul band from Vancouver, BC. The group consists of brothers Aaron Ross (lead vocals) and Sean Ross (keys), Tom Van Deursen (guitar), Geordie Hart (bass), Richard Brinkman (drums), and Theo Vincent (percussion, drums).

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The Boom Booms to Rock The Commodore Ballroom, Oct. 2 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Tor Miller w/ Windmills at Media Club, June 22 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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There are any number of singers who can turn in a pitch-perfect performance, who can hold a note, shape a phrase, and project their voices to the back of the hall. Talent shows across the globe are full of them, singing for their supper, hoping for that lucky break. And then there is that select band of vocalists who can take a song to the next level, burrow deep beneath its skin, and pin you to your seat as they do so. Anyone lucky enough to hear the demo version of Tor Miller’s song “Headlights” would have instantly added the name of the 20-year-old native New Yorker to the latter list.

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Tor Miller w/ Windmills at Media Club, June 22 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Disney’s The Lion King Triumphantly Returns to Vancouver, June 18 – July 12 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Nia Holloway as “Nala” and “The Lionesses” in “Shadowland” from THE LION KING National Tour. ©Disney. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

By popular demand, Disney’s THE LION KING will return to Vancouver for the first time since its triumphant premiere engagement in July 2010, where the production played a sold-out run at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. This exclusive 4 -week return engagement at Queen Elizabeth Theatre begins Thursday, June 18, 2015 and plays through Sunday, July 12, 2015. Opening night is set for Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:30pm.

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Disney’s The Lion King Triumphantly Returns to Vancouver, June 18 – July 12 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Last Chance to Step into the Fascinating World of TOTEM in North America (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Only nine performances left under the Cirque du Soleil blue-and-yellow big top at Concord Pacific Place through Sunday, July 6, 2014

Cirque du Soleil’s awe-inspiring production TOTEM will soon be leaving Vancouver on Sunday, July 6, 2014 after a successful engagement that will have brought wonder to more than 140,000 local spectators. The cast and crew members are now preparing for their next adventure that will take them overseas to New Zealand and Australia for the next 15 months. Continue reading:
Last Chance to Step into the Fascinating World of TOTEM in North America (Free Ticket Giveaway!)