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Ballet BC Presents Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 29th, 2013 @ 2:59pm by Michelle Kim

I’ve seen The Nutcracker a couple of times with my mother, whether performed on stage or on TV (it’s a mother-daughter Christmas tradition) and we both agree that the rendition by Alberta Ballet, now playing at the Queen Elizabeth theatre, choreographed by Edward Stripe with live music by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is by far […]

Back Gallery Project: Peg Steley Rock Star

December 3rd, 2013 @ 11:54am by Michelle Kim

When jewelry designer Peg Steley was approached by the owner of the Back Gallery Project, Monica Reyes, about an exhibition Steley says she suddenly viewed her work in a different light. “It made me perceive it as a body of work and motivated me to push the envelope,” she says. Before a career in jewels, […]

Ballet BC Opens Season with Tilt: Review

October 21st, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Michelle Kim

If Ballet BC’s season opener, Tilt, is any indication, there is yet even more life being breathed into the company. Last season completely blew me away — not only did the phoenix rise from the ashes (of near bankruptcy), it soared around the the world, taking the audience with it on a glorious ride. I […]

Inside the Seed at The Cultch

October 8th, 2013 @ 5:39pm by Michelle Kim

This week Upintheair Theatre presents Inside the Seed, a re-imagining of the ultimate Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex. The play, written by Jason Rothery and directed by Richard Wolfe, is set in a giant bio-genetics corporation that aspires to grow the perfect seed — The Golden Seed — to feed the world and end starvation. Patrick […]

Andy Dixon: Pleasure Studies

September 21st, 2013 @ 11:54am by Michelle Kim

I first met painter Andy Dixon at a pool party in the Southlands a few summers ago. The host of the party was celebrating the completion of renovations that transformed his house into a re-imagined mid-century home reminiscent of Richard Neutra’s Kauffman House in Palm Springs — with its large glass sliding doors that opened […]

Outstanding in the Field at UBC Farm

August 13th, 2013 @ 11:30am by Michelle Kim

Photo: Michelle Kim for Miss604 Ever since I attended the magical Araxi Longtable event at the breathtaking North Arm Farm in Pemberton back in 2011, I’ve been obsessed with the concept of farm dinners — where people sit down at table that stretches as long as a length of an Olympic swimming pool and communally […]