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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 […]

Bard on the Beach 2012: The Taming of the Shrew

June 14th, 2012 @ 9:59am by Michelle Kim

Bard on the Beach opened last week with The Taming of the Shrew, which is probably my least favourite Shakespearean play, considering the misogynistic plot — Petruchio (John Murphy), who wants to marry for money, weds Kate (Lois Anderson), a wealthy and independent-minded “shrew”. After marrying her, Petruchio “tames” her by starving her, sleep depriving […]

Bearfoot Bistro Whistler Tasting Menu

June 4th, 2012 @ 2:00pm by Michelle Kim

The first time I went to the Bearfoot Bistro was in 2008, my first year covering the Whistler Film Festival (WIFF) for Miss604. The restaurant was the venue for the Director’s Guild of Canada’s WIFF party and I remember sitting at a table with woman I had recently met, filmmaker Eunhee Cha, talking about film […]

Ballet BC: Bliss

May 10th, 2012 @ 3:04pm by Michelle Kim

Tonight marks the opening performance of BC Ballet’s season closer, Bliss, created by the company’s Resident choreographer José Navas. Donald Sales and Alexis Fletcher. Photo credit: Chris Randle. This has been my first year seeing virtually every performance by the company and I must say that it’s been an absolutely transcendent experience. I admire BC […]

Vancouver Opera: Aida

April 25th, 2012 @ 3:17pm by Michelle Kim

The Vancouver Opera ends it season with a new production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida, which is possibly the best production I’ve seen put on by the Vancouver Opera to date. Talk about ending with bang. Every single moment of this opera is absolutely riveting. Aida tells the story of Aida, an Ethiopian princess, who is […]

The Bomb-itty of Errors

April 17th, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Michelle Kim

Everyone Must See The Bomb-itty of Errors! I don’t think I’ve laughed so hard while watching Shakespeare as I did watching Twenty-Something Theatre’s The Bomb-itty of Errors, a hip-hop-rap adaptation of Shakespeare’s farcical tale of mistaken identity, The Comedy of Errors. The original story tells the tale of two sets of identical twins that were […]

Vancouver Recital Society

April 11th, 2012 @ 1:49pm by Michelle Kim

I recently had a conversation with some fellow 30-something Vancouverites about how our generation doesn’t really listen to classical music, nor are we ever really exposed to it (except for maybe piano lessons as a kid), nor do we really “get” it. We are so disconnected from the genre. It’s for our parents’, or our […]

Vancouver Opera Barber of Seville Review

March 22nd, 2012 @ 11:14am by Michelle Kim

On Saturday I went to the Vancouver Opera’s opening night of The Barber of Seville. Now, I love going to the opera. Not only because I love the operatic voices, but also because I love the experience that comes with going to the opera. I usually get there a half-hour early, have a drink, and […]