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Review of Ballet BC Program 3


Friday, May 13th, 2016 — 11:00am PST
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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 […]

Vancouver Opera’s Madama Butterfly


Thursday, March 10th, 2016 — 8:28am PST
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I was introduced to Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at six years old. Well, sort of. My parents were watching some rendition was on television, but I wasn’t allowed to watch, which confused me because with a title like Madama Butterfly, it sounds like it’s made for little girls. I remember sitting in the next room […]

Review of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Presented by Ballet BC


Thursday, December 31st, 2015 — 7:25am PST
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Though I’ve seen The Nutcracker every year for quite a few years now (and twice this month) it was only after watching Alberta Ballet’s rendition on Tuesday night (presented by BC Ballet), that I think I fully understood the ballet. There was a clarity and crispness to the dancers’ moves in how they communicated the […]

Goh Ballet Nutcracker Review


Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 — 11:53am PST
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Attending Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is like going to a massive, unforgettable Christmas party; there are children running around, adults dressed up in their finest, snacks and drinks for all, and a hugely amusing performance put on (mainly) by the kids. This is the seventh year that Goh Ballet, known for its distinguished pre-professional program, […]

The Tree Inside at Vancouver Asian Film Festival


Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 — 8:15am PST
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Just as the city changes throughout the year, sprinkling cherry blossoms around like confetti or blowing yellow leaves down to reach the flow of the rain as it hits the earth, so can a person. Michelle Kim‘s The Tree Inside is a dramatic feature film that will be screening at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival […]