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Review of Vancouver Opera’s Die Fledermaus

March 4th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Michelle Kim

This week, Vancouver Opera presents the last three performances of Die Fledermaus (The Bat), the Austrian operetta composed by Johann Strauss Jr., adapted by UBC’s Nancy Hermiston to include theatrical dialogue in English with timely or local references. Eisenstein (Roger Honeywell) is dismayed to find that a disguised Rosalinde (Joyce El-Khoury) has his watch. Photo […]

Review: Ballet BC Presents Miami City Ballet

February 20th, 2015 @ 7:05am by Michelle Kim

This weekend, for the first time in the company’s history, Ballet BC presents Miami City Ballet, and their interpretation of some of George Balanchine’s most famous works: Serenade, Symphony in Three Movements, and Ballo della Regina. Review: Ballet BC Presents Miami City Ballet Miami City Ballet dancers in Serenade.Choreography by George Balanchine © The George […]

Stanley Park Ecology Society: Meet The Spotted Towhee

February 14th, 2015 @ 6:14pm by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Don Enright, Volunteer and Past President with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

SPES Saturday: Putting the Chill Back in Winter

January 10th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

SPES Saturday: The Holly and The Ivy

December 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Review of The Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet

December 13th, 2014 @ 8:48am by Michelle Kim

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker, presented by Ballet BC, is a beautiful, big-hearted performance that retains aspects from the original’s German and Russian traditions, while being very relevant to a Vancouver audience by being set in Canada, at the turn of the 20th Century, just before WWI. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. RWB Company Photo […]

SPES Saturday: Nature Ninjas Urban Camping

November 8th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Review of Ballet BC’s No. 29

November 8th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Michelle Kim

No. 29 is the opening performance of Ballet BC’s 29th season and by far its most risk-taking performance ever, which says a lot. Every season, Artistic Director Emily Molnar and the company of dancers collaborate with the most exciting and boundary-pushing choreographers around the world, leaving me in awe after every performance. This year, the […]