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Arts Club Theatre: Million Dollar Quartet rocks!

There really was a whole lot of shakin’ going on at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre last night at the Arts Club Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival Hour . Within seconds of the curtain going up Jerry Lee Lewis (Steven Greenfield) … Continue reading

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Chor Leoni Idol

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Everyone’s favourite fundraiser moves to a new (and beautiful) venue this year. Chor Leoni Idol pits our most entertaining lions in a battle for karaoke supremacy. Media personalities Vicki Gabereau, Karen K, and  Fred Lee are our esteemed celebrity judges. … Continue reading

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“A Little Night Music” smiles on everyone

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It may have taken a little while for the joy of this Patrick Street production to shine through, but when the smiles of a summer night lit up, everyone in the audience was charmed. Katey Wright as Desirée Armfeldt and … Continue reading

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Ballet BC 2017-2018 Season

Ballet BC is proud to announce its 2017/18 season today marking its 32nd Anniversary.  Three programs include world premieres and international choreographers showcasing unique discoveries and artistic voices. Passionate and distinctly talented, our company of dancers captivate audiences on home, … Continue reading

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“End of the Rainbow” glows with talent and insight

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Ace Productions of the dramatic few months at the end of Judy Garland’s life is a splendid production. Director Claude Giroux lifts the curtain on the drama and confusion that clouded the music legend and gives a superb insight into … Continue reading

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Vancouver Opera Festival hits the high notes in “The Marriage of Figaro.”

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Vancouver Opera’s first Opera Festival has achieved a pinnacle of excellence in this exemplary production of one of the most popular, most frequently performed of all operas. Using the smaller Vancouver Playhouse Theatre was a masterful decision. It gives the … Continue reading

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Vancouver Opera Festival: Dead Man Walking

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VO’s music director Jonathan Darlington will conduct the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Vancouver Opera Chorus in the company premiere of Jake Heggie’s very moving Dead Man Walking (2000, libretto by Terrence McNally), based on the well-known book by Sister Helen … Continue reading

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Chutzpah Festival PLUS: birds sing a pretty song

If you missed out on the enormous variety, talent and sheer entertainment of this year’s astounding Chutzpah Festival, it’s  not too late. An exhilerating work, choreographed by Rebecca Margolick and co-directed with Maxx Berkowitz seamlessly fuses dance, live music and … Continue reading

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