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VIFF Films for Sept. 29

Centre for the Performing Arts:  6:30 p.m. Maudie;   9:30 p.m. Barakah Meets Barakah Cinematheque: 6:30 p.m.  Two Trains Running; 8:30 p.m.  Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki Rio Theatre: 6:30 p.m.  Complexity of Happiness;   9:15 p.m. Gimme Danger … Continue reading

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Powerhouse pianist opens the VSO 2016-2017 season

 A standing ovation was well deserved for pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk. The 32-year-old played Tchaikovsky’s monumental Piano Concerto No. 1 as if born to it. The power and passion was certainly there, as were the nuances and delicacy of phrasing so … Continue reading

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Vancouver International Film Festival

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The 35th Annual VIFF features a panorama of contemporary world cinema. From charming documentaries on the cats of Istanbul, to new discoveries curated specifically for VIFF audiences, there’s something to entice, delight, entertain and inform everyone! Sixteen days of the … Continue reading

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UBC Theatre: Christopher Marlowe’s “King Edward II”

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Newly crowned, drunk on power and blind to consequences, King Edward II recalls his lover Gaveston from exile and showers him with kingly favours, alienating both Queen and Court. One of the earliest Elizabethan history plays, Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II, tells … Continue reading

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Rogue Folk Club: Guy Davis

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Guy Davis is an American blues guitarist , banjo player and actor. He’s the son of the actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. While carrying the blues around the world, from the Equator to the Arctic Circle, Davis came back … Continue reading

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Dance Centre: Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz

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The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series starts a new season with a colourful, high-energy performance of Bollywood dance. The Shiamak Dance Team, Vancouver will showcase the dynamic fusion of jazz, folk, and modern which is prominently seen … Continue reading

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Chan Centre: Trombone Shorty

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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC launches its 2016/17 season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. New Orleans native “Trombone Shorty” – aka Troy Andrews – along with his five-member band will perform an electrifying fusion of … Continue reading

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Chan Centre: Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester

The fantastic Palast Orchester, with its superb leader, Max Raabe, will be here in Vancouver at the Chan Centre next April. Get your tickets now! Not only is he superbly talented, witty and delightful to listen to, but he’s a … Continue reading

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