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Archive of posts tagged "arts"

Win a Season Subscription to Turning Point Ensemble

September 2nd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Turning Point Ensemble is a dynamic group of some of Canada’s most exceptional musicians. Vancouver’s premiere chamber orchestra presents three innovative concerts for its 2014/20145 season that are in keeping with the core mandate and strengths of the Turning Point Ensemble presenting bold, distinctive music of the 20th composer/conductor Owen Underhill, Artistic Director. Photo courtesy […]

Bard on the Beach Fireworks Win Tickets

June 30th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bard on the Beach has been a highlight of summertime in Vancouver ever since its iconic red and white tents first set up in Vanier Park. This year’s lineup includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (June 11th to September 20th), The Tempest (June 12th to September 18th), Equivocation (July 2nd to September 19th), Cymbeline (July 4th […]

Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards Ceremony and Winners 2014

June 23rd, 2014 @ 6:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (“The Jessies”) are being handed out in Vancouver tonight in a ceremony and reception at the Commodore Ballroom. Miss604 is once again the proud social media sponsor of this event, honouring the very best in local theatre, and I’ll have live coverage and photos available throughout the night. If you […]

Summer Theatre in Vancouver

June 23rd, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight the Vancouver theatre community will be honoured during the 32nd annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, and while this may mark the end of the season, there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy local theatre this summer. Summer Theatre in Vancouver June 2014 THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Dates: June 6th to June 29th, 2014 […]

Kitsilano Showboat Summer 2014

June 19th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Kitsilano Showboat has begun its 79th season of free entertainment in Vancouver, running Monday, June 23rd until Saturday, August 16th. Since 1935 this summer staple has featured musical acts, plays, and dancers all near the pool at Kitsilano Beach. Kitsilano Showboat Summer 2014 Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr Events are every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, […]

Win Tickets to Cirque du Soleil TOTEM

June 16th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cirque du Soleil is celebrating its 30th anniversary and in Vancouver, they’ll host activities at the Pacific Centre Plaza from 8:00am until about 6:00pm today. Mayor Gregor Robertson will also be on hand for a special announcement, proclaiming June 16th Cirque du Soleil Day in Vancouver. Photo credit: Gord Gallagher on Flickr In honour of […]

Hip Hop and Haida Cultures Fuse at Bill Reid Gallery

June 11th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents AKOS, the monumental works of spray can art by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt, on now until September 14th. AKOS is Corey Bulpitt’s graffiti tag and his Haida name, Taakeet Gaaya, translates to “Gifted Carver”. Both names reveal two art forms that have successfully come together through […]

Bard on the Beach Summer 2014: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Tempest

June 8th, 2014 @ 2:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer in Vancouver means warm strolls at sunset on the sea wall, fireworks in the sky, and Bard on the Beach. The annual festival under the iconic red and white tents at Vanier Park will celebrate its 25th season starting June 11th. Bard on the Beach Summer 2014 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare’s beloved comedy […]