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2016 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Honours Rich Cultural Traditions

This March, Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA), showcase an enlightening weeklong celebration of the distinct stories, songs, and dances of Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast in the 2016 Coastal

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Vancouver Bach Choir Presents Downing’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’

Vancouver Bach Choir presents the return of Andrew Downing’s spectacular multimedia work Phantom of the Opera, February 20, 2016, 8pm at The Orpheum. This mesmerizing score for the legendary silent film, of the same name, is performed with new intensity

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Vancouver International Dance Festival Showcases International Artists Alongside Local Dance Greats in 2016 Season

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) returns with an expansive 2016 festival season. A vast and varied roster of internationally celebrated artists from Sweden, Cuba, Japan, Quebec, Ontario, and Vancouver will present three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and

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North American Premiere at MOA Brings Together Art & Ecosystem of Papua New Guinea

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC opens a window onto the visual culture of Papua New Guinea’s Sepik region with In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, on display March

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Kokoro Dance Reveals New Woodwards Studios this Spring

Kokoro Dance has announced the unveiling of their new home located in the heart of the downtown eastside at Vancouver’s beloved Woodward’s building. The state-of-the-art, high tech, dance studio and production/performance space, to be constructed this winter, will officially be

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Small Stage Offers Evening of Original Dance in Cheeky Valentine’s Performance

Forget any traditional sentiments of gushy romance this Valentine’s Day with Vancouver’s favourite “anything goes” dance event, Small Stage. On at The Anza Club from February 11 to 14, 2016 at 8pm, audiences can expect performances that will embrace the underrated

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Chan Centre presents Vancouver debut of legendary New Orleans saxophonist Branford Marsalis

Jazz icon and three-time GRAMMY Award-winner Branford Marsalis will make his Vancouver debut this winter at The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia. Marsalis, a celebrated saxophonist, will perform an evening of groundbreaking original works

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New Exhibition Invites Vancouverites to Participate in Future Design of Vancouver

This January, a provocative new exhibition from the Museum of Vancouver (MOV), in partnership with the Vancouver Urbanarium Society, will shine a light on the future of Vancouver. Your Future Home: Creating the New Vancouver, on display at MOV from

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‘YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan’ Set to Make Vancouver Debut

World renowned sensation YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan will make their Vancouver debut in a one-night only performance Saturday, February 6, 2016, 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Hailed as the “U2 of Taiko drumming,” YAMATO will deliver an evening of

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Vancouver Academy of Music Offers Profound Tale of Tragedy & Hope in ‘Songs of the Wasteland’

Falling on the eve of UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Vancouver Academy of Music (VAM) shares Renia Perel’s poignant musical drama Songs of the Wasteland on January 26, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Koerner Recital Hall (1270 Chestnut Street). The poetic work

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Celebrate a Decade of Blackbird Theatre Classics with Wickedly Witty Presentation of ‘The Rivals’

Vancouver’s beloved classical theatre company, Blackbird Theatre, dashes into its 10th anniversary season with a wickedly witty, joyfully irreverent production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals from Dec. 28, 2015 to Jan. 23, 2016 at The Cultch. Directed by Jessie-Award

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Ring in the Holidays with the Annual Good Noise Gospel Christmas Concert

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents CELEBRATE! A Good Noise Christmas, December 13, 2015, 3pm, at Fraserview MB Church. In this joyous holiday concert, which will have audiences swaying, clapping and singing along, the 90-member choir performs yuletide gospel

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Award-Winning Creative Team Behind the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony Presents ‘Opera Warriors’

This January, Vancouverites will be the first to experience Opera Warriors, an epic tale of power, passion, and the Peking Opera told though a mix of contemporary dance, acrobatic feats, and martial arts. Presented by the China Arts and Entertainment

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Experience a Magical Flight to the North Pole at FlyOver Canada this Christmas

This Christmas season, FlyOver® Canada will transform into a magical winter wonderland. Guests will have fun helping Santa Claus search for his missing elves during the exhilarating flight across Canada, and on to the North Pole. From November 27, 2015

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Annual Holiday Tradition ‘Christmas with the Bach Choir’ Celebrates the Magic of the Season

Vancouver Bach Choir opens its 85th season with the treasured holiday concert, Christmas with the Bach Choir, December 6, 2015, 2pm at The Orpheum. Led by Music Directors Leslie Dala and Marisa Gaetanne, this singular afternoon of heartwarming classics and

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Portuguese Artists Carminho and Sara Tavares Perform in Sizzling Double Bill at the Chan Centre

The Chan Centre presents a double bill featuring two Portuguese stars, both innovative artists of their generation: singer-guitarist Sara Tavares and fado vocalist Carminho, Saturday, November 21 at 8pm. The evening celebrates the diversity of Portuguese/Lusophone music by pairing these

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Early Music Vancouver Presents ‘Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers’

This holiday season, over 50 of North America’s most accomplished musicians specializing in early 17th-century music will unite for a Yuletide celebration in Festive Cantatas: Praetorius Christmas Vespers. Presented by Early Music Vancouver in partnership with the Portland Baroque Orchestra,

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Back-to-Back Fashion Events at Museum of Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver is preparing to host the second annual symposium of Canadian fashion scholars, curators, and fashion professionals, November 14. Experts from academia and industry, along with collectors and fans, will come together to present and discuss their research

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Major Exhibition at MOA Explores Spiritual Realm of Contemporary Taiwan

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) opens a window onto the ethereal world of contemporary Taiwan with the Canadian premiere of a profound new exhibition (In)visible: The Spiritual World of Taiwan Through Contemporary Art, on display November 20, 2015 – April

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Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Presents a Soaring Program of Tchaikovsky Masterworks

Under the baton of lauded conductor Kathleen Allan, the exuberant young musicians of the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) present The Genius of Tchaikovsky on November 22, 2015 at 2pm. Set against the exquisite Orpheum Theatre, this all-Tchaikovsky

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Recycled Objects Create Harmonious Sound in ‘The Music of Junk!’

The Music of Junk! – the light-hearted, feel-good concert experience inspired by the belief that “one man’s garbage is another man’s gold” – rolls into the Waterfront Theatre, November 18 – 22, 2015. Adapted from the 2014 Fringe Festival musical,

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The 19th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl Illuminates Vancouver’s Prodigious Artistic Talent

The Eastside Culture Crawl – Vancouver’s treasured four-day fete in celebration of visual arts, design, and crafts – runs November 19 to 22, 2015 in studios, homes, and garages throughout Vancouver’s Eastside. More than 25,000 visitors from across the Metro

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‘Monteverdi Vespers of 1610′: Co-Production by Early Music Vancouver, Vancouver Chamber Choir and Pacific MusicWorks Comes to the Chan Centre

Early Music Vancouver (EMV), Vancouver Chamber Choir, and Pacific MusicWorks will together present a staggering performance of Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, October 23, 2015 at 7:30pm. Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 is one

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Flamenco Guitar Legend, Paco Peña, Brings Latest Show ‘Flamencura’ to the Chan Centre

World leading flamenco guitarist, Paco Peña, is coming to the Chan Centre, October 24 at 8pm. Peña’s latest show Flamencura features the renowned flamenco master, known for his rapid flourishes and delicate shading on guitar, and a group of impassioned dancers, singers and