Archive of posts tagged "arts"

Jessie Award Winners: Vancouver Theatre Awards

June 28th, 2016 @ 8:56am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 34th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (“Jessies”) were handed out in Vancouver last night, to a jubilant and artful crowd at the Commodore Ballroom. The past season of theatre, both large and small, for young audiences, and musicals, was celebrated and special awards were handed out to honour patrons, newcomers, and those who make […]

Win a Theatre Under the Stars Summer of Love Staycation Prize Pack

June 20th, 2016 @ 3:03pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets for the 75th season of Theatre Under the Stars (“TUTS”) are now on sale, presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and West Side Story in Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences will be swept away by these classic love stories – one, a beloved fairytale brimming with magic and mystery, and […]

The Jessies: Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards in Vancouver

June 20th, 2016 @ 11:53am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (“The Jessies”) for excellence in Vancouver theatre this past season, will be presented on Monday, June 27, 2016 at the Commodore Ballroom. The nominees for the 34th Annual Jessies were announced a few weeks ago and the city is ready to celebrate the best of many diverse productions from the […]

Kitsilano Showboat Schedule for Summer 2016

June 20th, 2016 @ 8:51am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Kitsilano Showboat has begins its 81st season of free entertainment in Vancouver, running every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from June 20th until August 20th. Since 1935 this summer staple has featured musical acts, plays, and dancers all near the pool at Kitsilano Beach. Kitsilano Showboat Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr From the Burnaby […]

City of Bhangra Festival: Win Tickets to the Opening Party

June 1st, 2016 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society (“VIBC”) presents the largest Bhangra Festival in North America, City of Bhangra Festival, in Vancouver from June 11th to June 18th. This massive celebration will include 350+ performers at these events and more: Opening Party, Crash an Indian Wedding Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 9:00pm to 2:00am Club 560, […]

Review of Ballet BC Program 3

May 13th, 2016 @ 11:00am by Michelle Kim

Program 3 marks the end of Ballet BC’s 30th year celebration with a trifecta of pieces choreographed by some of the world’s most innovative artists: Finnish-born Jorma Elo, Tel-Aviv-based Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, and BC Ballet’s Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. But what struck me with all three pieces was how the choreography of each […]