Acclaimed Van Gogh Exhibit is Coming to Vancouver

Fresh from its last stop in Winnipeg, the Imagine Van Gogh exhibit is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre in February and I for one, cannot wait. Vincent Van Gogh is my favourite artist. I remember standing for hours at the Met in NYC staring at Starry Night – drinking in every once of madness…

Calendar of Events – January 2019

Whole Lotta Shakin’ from Swing to Rock – Vancouver – January 11-12, 2019 Brought to you by London Drugs Vancouver Sympony Orchestra Pops, multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and his quartet trace the musical path from the golden age of swing through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, including chart-topping hits by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis…

Calendar of Events – December 2018

Aurora Winter Festival – Vancouver – On now until December 30, 2018 Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with captivating Christmas light displays and magical characters. Enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other exciting activities. From visiting Santa’s Workshop to lacing up your skates…

Calendar of Events – November 2018

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition – Richmond – On now until January 11, 2019 Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Lipont Place in Richmond, BC is a major international travelling exhibition that contains 121 authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the RMS Titanic. On now until January 11, 2019, learn about the legendary RMS Titanic’s compelling…

Calendar of Events – October 2018

Kim’s Convenience – Vancouver – On now – October 6, 2018 Come see the play that inspired the hit CBC TV show, Kim’s Convenience at Pacific Theatre from now until October 6, 2018. Mr. Kim is proud of his store, Kim’s Convenience. After thirty years of selling lottery tickets, catching petty thieves, and reporting illegally…

Pacific Theatre: Kim’s Convenience Sept 7 – Oct 6, 2018

  Raw and emotionally-charged, Pacific Theatre’s Kim’s Convenience is on stage now until October 6, 2018. Written by Ins Choi, who’s also taken the play and transformed it into a successful CBC TV sitcom, Kim’s Convenience is not your average play. This one focuses around a Korean-Canadian immigrant story, filled with racist jokes, arguments over…

Theatre Review: Cabaret – Royal City Musical Theatre

For its 29th annual musical production, Royal City Musical Theatre opened this weekend with Cabaret, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical made notorious by Liza Minnelli’s movie version in 1972. On from April 12 – 29, 2018, the Massey Theatre stage has been transformed into the Kit Kat Klub, the main setting of the story. Set…

Explore Edmonton: Fringe Festival 2017

Aside from hockey, Edmonton is best known for its festivals. Nicknamed the capital of festivals, Edmonton has been the root of some of Canada’s major festivals including the Fringe Festival. Since 1982, Edmonton’s Fringe Festival has provided locals with the largest festival for performance arts in Canada – it is the largest and oldest Fringe…

The Beautiful and Heartbreaking Madama Butterfly is Coming to the Vancouver Opera

Madama Butterfly is one of the world’s most beloved operas. A story of honour, love, heartbreak and sacrifice play out in the Vancouver Opera’s new production of Giacomo Puccini’s Spine-tingling, emotionally searing and achingly beautiful story. I saw the 2010 VO production. It was breathtakingly beautiful. Mihoko Kinoshita broke my heart a hundred times over with…