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Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance

March 22nd, 2013 @ 1:15pm by Michelle Kim

Last night, at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Vancouver-based acclaimed choreographer and dancer Barbara Bourget (of Kokoro Dance) performed a very personal, transcendent expression of not just her fifty year creative life in dance, but also of life itself, called A Simple Way. Photo credit: Peter Eastwood Accompanied […]

Ballet BC Presents Swan Lake

March 1st, 2013 @ 11:20am by Michelle Kim

I think I may have seen the most exquisite vision of my life: Tight little rows of ballerina swans in flat feathered tutus moving into different formations, tilting their hips like feathers ruffling, tapping their toes on the floor like feathers fluttering, sometimes in unison, and always purposefully perfect. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. This […]

Whistler Film Festival 2012

November 30th, 2012 @ 10:22am by Michelle Kim

Today, I’m driving up to the Whistler Film Festival once again (I think this is the 5th year I’ve covered it for Miss604). I really look forward to this time every year; snow and movie magic go very well together. Unfortunately, I’m only able to cover the festival for few days; however, I’m interested to […]

Ballet BC In/verse

November 23rd, 2012 @ 3:27pm by Michelle Kim

Last night I went to the season opener of BC Ballet’s In/verse, showcasing works choreographed by Italian-born Jacopo Godani and New York-born Nicolo Fonte, as well as a work choreographed by the company’s very own Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. Photographer: Michael Slobodian. By Nicolo Fonte. Dancers: Darren Devaney, Alexis Fletcher, Connor Gnam, Dario Dinuzzi, Peter […]

Vancouver Fashion: Chloe Angus Designs

November 9th, 2012 @ 12:12pm by Michelle Kim

My first encounter with Chloe Angus Designs was back in 2008, upon first meeting actress (and now very close friend and colleague) Kristine Cofsky at the Toronto International Film Festival. A film she was the lead in, When Life Was Good, was premiering at the festival, and every night, at a different party, she was […]

Vancouver Opera: La Bohème

October 24th, 2012 @ 11:19am by Michelle Kim

The first romantic film I ever saw was Moonstruck, starring Cher and Nicolas Cage. One of my all-time favourite scenes in that film is when Cage’s character takes Cher’s character to her first operatic experience, La Bohème, at the glorious Metropolitan Opera and how Cage’s hand inches toward Cher’s, while a woman sings heartbreakingly, and […]

VAG Young Associates Rendezvous on the Rooftop 2012

July 4th, 2012 @ 11:34am by Michelle Kim

On Thursday, the Young Associates of the Vancouver Art Gallery will be throwing their annual Rendezvous on the Rooftop at the gallery’s Studio 4East and its stunning terrace that overlooks Robson Square. This year’s “Midnight in Paris” theme celebrates the Matisse exhibition that recently opened and will include an art talk, intimate and informal tours […]

Ninja Pirates Theatre Society: SubUrbia

July 3rd, 2012 @ 4:12pm by Michelle Kim

Tonight marks the opening night of Ninja Pirates Theatre Society’s production of SubUrbia by Eric Bogosian, directed by Anthony Shim. The play follows the nighttime activities of a group of aimless 20-somethings still living suburban hometown and their reunion with a former-geeky-high-school classmate, who is now a successful musician. It’s semi-autobiographical take on Bogosian’s own […]