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Kosmic Mambo: out of this world

Oct 09, 2014Comments off160 Views

When we walked out of Kosmic Mambo, we both agreed that it was one of the stranger pieces of theatre we’d ever seen. Lest you be scared off, our next shared thought was that it works! Kosmic Mambo is a mash-up of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the Cold War-era Space Race. The story is told almost exclusively non-verbally and is set to the music of rock’s golden age, the late 1960s to early 1970s. Also, there are puppets. Yep, it’s weird alright. David Mackay’s wacky concept comes together very nicely with the help of co-creator Wendy Gorling, and the […]

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4000 Miles explores generation gap ...

4000 Miles maybe much more accessible than it is revolutionary, but there is something to be said for enjoyable theatre that

Sep 24, 2014
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Shrek the Musical great fun for fam...

Theatre Under the Stars is always a very pleasant experience, even when the performance doesn’t quite click, as we saw on

Jul 26, 2014
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A New ...

Bard on the Beach launched its 25th season on June 21st with a promising and festive opening night. Its founder and

Jun 27, 2014
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‘Wicked’ – The go...

​On Thursday, my friend Emily and I went to see Wicked - the untold story of the witches of Oz, based on the

May 31, 2014

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KNOWSHOW: fall/winter2014 highlight...

Jan 23, 2014Comments off1171 Views

 January 15th, 2014 I went downtown to the Vancouver Convention Centre to check out KNOWSHOW trade show Fall/Winter 2014 and had an absolute blast. I got the chance to take a peak into the fashion trends and products that will be coming out in the fall and winter of 2014. As there was a lot to see and

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Shiny Fuzzy Muddy 2013 Spotlight: D...

As the 10th annual Shiny Fuzzy Muddy show approaches, we thought we would highlight and welcome one of the

Nov 28, 2013
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Barefoot and Bubbly Fundraiser for ...

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly’s #PEDI4CAUSE event in support of Dress for Success Vancouver combined custom mimosa’s, wine, food and

Nov 27, 2013
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Shiny Fuzzy Muddy showcases Canadia...

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy (SFM) celebrates 10 years of supporting and promoting Canada’s brightest talents in art, fashion, craft, and

Nov 21, 2013

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23 food trucks participate in Dine Out this year

Jan 22, 2014Comments off817 Views

Why eat at one street food cart when you can load up at 15? Starting on Wednesday, Street Food City – one of Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s signature events – returns for its hat trick year, tempting the masses with a rotating array of nearly two dozen food carts and trucks. Presented by Tourism Vancouver,

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Dine Out Vancouver Preview: Campagn...

Last week we were invited to test drive the Dine Out Vancouver menu for Campagnolo at 1020 Main St. They

Jan 16, 2014
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Soup’s on: Dine Out Vancouver...

To celebrate the start of Canada’s largest restaurant festival on Friday, Tourism Vancouver organizers have created a free,

Jan 16, 2014
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Salt Tasting Room hosts event highl...

Two to three times a month, Salt Tasting Room opens up their cellar for guests to sample a

Nov 21, 2013

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