Category Archives: Arts

Crimson Cabaret aids women’s centre programs


An intercultural experience awaits the audience at this year’s variety benefit for the North Shore Women’s Centre. The Crimson Cabaret on March 12 features an array of performers taking the stage to raise critical funding for women’s services. “It’s exciting, stimulating and vibrant,” said Supriya Ryan, NSWC development … Continue reading

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Dramatic works showcase diversity


Local audiences can encounter a different side of the city by taking in two original plays created especially for this year’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. The annual festival aims to bring innovative work from near and far into the … Continue reading

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Musical show entertains with spirit and enlivens the holidays


Feel the warmth of Christmas past this December at a local stage production. Pacific Theatre’s presentation of Christmas on the Radio puts on a participatory and intimate play for the audience that many will find appealing.

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Real life stories light up big screen


The best films about human rights from around the world will be showing downtown this week as part of this year’s Amnesty International Film Festival. Audience members can take part by viewing the movies as well as getting involved with … Continue reading

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Play reveals emotional costs of war


The stories of Iraqi women living through the wars in their homeland draw the audience into an intimate circle in a newly opened stage play in North Vancouver. Based on true events, 9 Parts of Desire reveals the deeply personal … Continue reading

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Coming out on a big screen near you


Like the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered community itself, the Queer Film Festival offers something for everyone in its programming line up this year. Running August 12-22 at venues around town, more than 90 films of all sorts will be … Continue reading

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Movies inspiring local change


Film buffs can view a series of compelling documentaries this week examining hot topics in social and environmental issues. The Projecting Change Film Festival runs from April 22 to 25 at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas in Vancouver. Guest speakers will … Continue reading

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