Navarasa Dance Theatre: Encounter

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The best physical theatre out of India, Encounter is a story about an Indigenous woman, Dopdi, and her community’s struggle to uphold the Indigenous life and her defiance against injustice. Encounter, created for the stage by Aparna Sindhoor,    S … Continue reading

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Touchstone Theatre: Happy Place

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Roy Surette, recently the artistic director of Centaur Theatre in Montreal, returns to Vancouver as Artistic Director of Touchstone Theatre. Under his incredible guiding hand, the first  production of the 2017-2018 season is Pamela Mala Sinha’s exploration of “Happy Place” … Continue reading

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Arts Club Theatre: Thanks For Giving

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Celebrate fall with a new Canadian comedy by Nlaka’pamux actor and Governor General Literary Award–winning playwright Kevin Loring. The play uses a family’s Thanksgiving dinner to bring to the table themes of colonial history, legacy and family tension. Featuring witty … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Writers Fest 30th Anniversary

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Words shape our worlds. They can delight, inspire, provoke, comfort and unite—as do the authors, journalists and poets who wield them. The Vancouver Writers Fest  encourages readers of all ages to explore the power of storytelling and books, through  dozens … Continue reading

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Vancouver Writers Fest: A Conversation Measha Bruggergoesman

A Vancouver Opera Special Event in association with The Vancouver Writers Fest Opera sensation Measha Brueggergosman has moved audiences around the world with her unique gifts. Among her many triumphs she has won Juno Awards, been nominated for a Grammy, … Continue reading

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VIFF: Shut Up and Say Something with Shane Koyczan

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Internationally acclaimed spoken word artist Shane Koyczan gives a poignant and powerful voice to the inaudible and the imperceptible: the bullied, the awkward, the visibly different. In her entrancing and engrossing documentary, Melanie Wood reveals a conflicted man; a bashful … Continue reading

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VIFF: “Django”

“Django” is the amazing story of the man who gave the world “Gypsy Jazz” and brought the guitar from the background onto centre stage in the jazz world. It’s a heart-wrenching story of Django’s escape from the Nazi’s in war-torn … Continue reading

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Vancouver Opera presents Puccini’s last opera: Turandot

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Life, Death and Love. It’s all gloriously presented in Puccini’s final opera. Colossal and colourful, spectacular and intimate—that’s a night at the opera as Vancouver Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, the opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season. To … Continue reading

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