The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) celebrates its milestone 15th annual edition, January 17 to February 3, 2019, at various venues across the Lower Mainland.… Read more “15TH ANNIVERSARY: PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Kicks Off 2019 with Visionary Line-up”
Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS) is pleased to present 2018 Year in Review from Wednesday, December 26 to Monday, December 31 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Tickets range in price from $10.75 to… Read more “Laugh Out the Old Year and Welcome the New with Vancouver TheatreSports’ 2018 Year in Review!”
The exhibition title We Are the Robots is inspired by the origin of the word robot, in Czech robota, meaning “forced work”.
Avocado Toast is a not-to-be-missed show. It’s fun for all those finding themselves in Vancouver.
Opening today at the Vancouver Art Gallery, David Milne: Modern Painting documents the artistic career of Milne with almost ninety works in oil and watercolour, never-before-exhibited photographs and sketches,… Read more “OPEN TODAY: David Milne – Modern Painting at Vancouver Art Gallery”
Spanning the second floor of the Gallery, Cabin Fever features architectural models, drawings and plans, photography, historical documents, literature, video and ephemera. As the centerpiece of this exhibition, a collection of seventeen architectural models installed in chronological order showcase the cultural influences that have informed cabin design in North America since the seventeenth century. In addition, two full-scale installations by American artist and filmmaker James Benning and a full-size cabin by Canadian artist Liz Magor will be mounted in the Gallery space.
BODY LANGUAGE features five Northwest Indigenous cultural tattoo practitioners: Nakkita Trimble (Nisga’a), Nahaan (Tlingit), Corey Bulpitt (Haida), Dean Hunt (Heiltsuk), and guest curator Dion Kaszas (Nlaka’pamux). Each of these contemporary artists is researching and reclaiming the traditional techniques of their Nations, and building awareness of the significance and protocols around the tattooing traditions.
In James Fagan Tait’s latest chamber play, ideas of gender and sexuality are questioned, as two characters, John and Dick, develop a friendship that might have other people raising some eyebrows. After all, when two straight men start spending every weekend together…and when one of them likes to wear women’s clothing, people start to expect an explanation.
“A fast-paced gem about having to say goodbye to your nearest and dearest…so full of quick-witted, comical play that it yields dazzling theatre” — KNACK.be – Els Van Steenberghe
Under the banner of the Russian White Nights, the second annual Vancouver Opera Festival celebrates Russia’s luminous midsummer “white nights” with Eugene Onegin – a beloved Russian lyric opera, and the much-anticipated premiere of The Overcoat – a musical tailoring – an opera inspired by a contemporary theatre masterpiece. The Festival will also include Requiem for a Lost Girl – an original chamber musical collaboration that explores themes around homelessness.