Part III Programming of Vancouver Fringe Mini Festival

The Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society has released the programming for the Fringe Festival’s third offering, which takes place from Thursday, October 29 to Sunday, November 8 on Granville Island at Performance Works with a maximum capacity of 50. Continue reading:
Part III Programming of Vancouver Fringe Mini Festival

Katniss on a hot tin roof—Hunger Games finale gets spoofed in Mockingjay: The Musical

It seems like Katniss is getting on someone’s nerves…

Who doesn’t love a good dystopian sci-fi spoof, especially when it comes wrapped up in pop tunes?

Local company District 13 continues its spoofery of everyone’s favourite never-ending YA dystopian soap opera Hunger Games with Mockingjay: The Musical.

This is the third in the company’s well-received efforts at dressing-down the Suzanne Collins-Katniss Everdeen juggernaut. The show starts this Thursday (Nov. 23) and runs until Saturday at Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright Street on Granville Island. Get your tickets soon; Saturday’s show is already sold-out.

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Katniss on a hot tin roof—Hunger Games finale gets spoofed in Mockingjay: The Musical

Celebrate the Royal Visit with Vancouver Activities Fit for a King (and Queen)

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This week, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – better known as Will and Kate – will visit British Columbia and the Yukon upon invitation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Not since the Royal Wedding in April 2011 has such a regal frenzy fallen on the nation in the days leading up to the couple’s exclusive, yet-to-be-released itinerary.

Can’t make it to dinner with the Duke and Duchess? You can still tour our city like royalty with our handy Royals’ Guide to Vancouver – no curtsying required.

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Celebrate the Royal Visit with Vancouver Activities Fit for a King (and Queen)

What to see at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival pt. 1

Millennials grappling with adult responsibilities in How to Adult at this year's Fringe Festival.

Millennials grappling with adult responsibilities in How to Adult at this year’s Fringe Festival.

It’s Fringe time, and that means trying to decide what to see among over 100 shows.

Here are a few possible highlights, culled from the emails we’ve received from performers, producers and publicists, with special consideration given those who supplied decent (and indecent) images. The Fringe runs Sept. 8-18. For a list of important Fringe-related dates, go here.

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What to see at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival pt. 1

2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival Preview, Coming Sept 10-20

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The Wonderheads, performing at the Fringe Opening Night Party on Sept. 8. Image sourced from vancouverfringe.com

Which Vancouver theatre festival highlights dating disasters, meth labs, sea-monkeys, sexy clowns, circuses, a dead grandma and more?

The Vancouver Fringe Festival, of course. Fringe is back for its 21st annual instalment, Sept. 10-Sept. 20, and packed with more weirdness, brilliance and unfettered creativity than ever. This year’s festival features more than 100 different acts, many literally drawn from a hat, performed over the course of 11 days on Granville Island. More than 40,000 theatregoers are expected to turn out for the unique event, which gives all types of artists – from novices to veterans – a chance to try out groundbreaking new works. Continue reading:
2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival Preview, Coming Sept 10-20

2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival guide is here!

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Portland’s Wonderheads perform at the opening party of this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival.

Vancouver Fringe Festival-lovers have been eagerly anticipating the release of this year’s Program Guide. Now that the cat’s out of the bag – the guide was officially released last night (July 29) – we’ve been able to take a peek at what’s coming, from the 108 Fringe shows to the free entertainment at the Fringe Bar (1363 Railspur Alley, on Granville Island).

As usual, the Fringe is a 10-day event (Sept. 10-20), with shows occurring at various venues, most situated on Granville Island or on or near Commercial Drive. With so many titles to choose from, it’s nearly impossible to pick just a few. But here are some that caught our eye.

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2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival guide is here!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Celebrate the lunar calendar’s Mid-Autumn Festival with our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend, Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend