Archive of posts tagged "arts"

5 Iconic Vancouver Murals

January 26th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I land at YVR, step out the automatic doors from the arrivals area and sniff the cedar-coated Sea Island air, I know I’m home. I hop in a cab at the airport cruise up Granville from one end to the other, and just over the crest of the Granville Street Bridge I get a […]

The East Van Cross

January 23rd, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Developed from a graffiti symbol that has circulated for several decades, the Monument for East Vancouver sculpture (known also as the East Van Cross) was created by Ken Lum as an expression of hope and defiance. Installed in 2010 at the corner of Clark and East 6th Avenue, Lum once told the Vancouver Sun that […]

One Man Star Wars Trilogy

January 20th, 2015 @ 11:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Charlie Ross is living his childhood dream (and probably the dream of many other men and women) as he gets to be Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, and retell the Star Wars stories. In just 60 minutes Ross will take the audience to a galaxy far, far away as he performs the One Man Star […]

Win Tickets to PuSh Festival Shows

January 15th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2015 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival runs January 20th to February 8th, presenting groundbreaking work in the live performing arts. Last year, the festival had over 150 performances and events in 15 performance venues over 20 days. Attendance was almost 24,000 with 37 sellouts! PuSH has become a signature Vancouver event since it began […]

Win a Beauty and the Beast Date Night

January 14th, 2015 @ 11:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Get away for one night of magic on stage combined with stay at an award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of Yaletown! Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Vancouver in February and I’ve partnered with the show and the world renown OPUS Hotel to offer you the […]

Win Tickets to Realwheels Theatre Re-Calculating

January 7th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Realwheels, an award-winning, disability-based professional theatre company, presents Re-calculating from Thursday, January 22nd until Saturday, January 24th at CBC Studio 700 in Vancouver. This new play by Lucas Foss and Liesl Lafferty is a one-man show featuring quadriplegic drummer Dave Symington (drummer for Spinal Cord, Bodi Rose, and co-founder of Vancouver Adapted Music Society). Re-calculating […]

The City Before The City

January 5th, 2015 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the City of Vancouver a few years ago was very fun but for anyone who is truly into local history and the roots of the place which we call home, we know that our town sits on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. With […]

Review of The Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet

December 13th, 2014 @ 8:48am by Michelle Kim

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker, presented by Ballet BC, is a beautiful, big-hearted performance that retains aspects from the original’s German and Russian traditions, while being very relevant to a Vancouver audience by being set in Canada, at the turn of the 20th Century, just before WWI. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. RWB Company Photo […]