Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker Opens With ballet superstar Paloma Herrera

There’s still time to get festive and catch some holiday magic with The Nutcracker at The Centre For Performing Arts. On until December 22, The Goh Ballet stars superstar Paloma Herrera, principal dancer from the American Ballet Theatre in New York. She’s the magical Sugar Plum Fairy and her performance, alongside Dmitri Dovgoselets, a soloist from the Royal…

Avenue Q

Playing at the Arts Club Theatre Company from November 20, 2014 to January 3, 2015, Avenue Q is the far wittier adult version of Sesame Street. What seems initially as a rather childish musical will make you glad you left the children at home.  Avenue Q is a hilarious romp around serious adult issues as…

TEDx Vancouver 2014

This year’s theme for TED is TILT. It’s all about shifting perspectives, and getting out of your comfort zone! What is TEDx? In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ League Presents TripImproviser

Travel to The Improv Centre this summer for trippy comedy, July 3 – August 30 Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) kicks-off its new summer show, TripImproviser, on Thursday, July 3. Inspired by suggestions from the audience and TripAdvisor reviews, the new show will parody travel experiences. From city to jungle, bungee jumping to bird watching, the…

Cirque Returns to Vancouver With Totem

Cirque du Soleil has once again brought its circus talent to town under the hard-to-miss giant blue and yellow tent at Concord Pacific Place. The show begins with a human crystal ball descending from the ceiling into a tortoise shell filled with amphibian-like creatures that jump, flip and spin, setting the stage for another amazing…

Bard on the Beach A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Now in it’s25th year Shakespeare’s magical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream  will play Tuesdays through Sundays in Bard’s Mainstage Theatre tent in Vanier Park from June 11 to September 20, 2014.  This tale of meddling fairies, star-crossed lovers, royal engagements, and muddled tradesmen is the most popular of Shakespeare’s plays. More from Bard Oberon, King of the Fairies…

Cirque du Soleil TOTEM May 15 – June 19, 2014

Billed as “a fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind” the newest  Cirque du Soleil performance runs from May 15-June 19, 2014 under the blue-and-yellow big top at Concord Pacific Place. Tickets at www.cirquedusoleil.com/totem. We”ll be checking it out on opening night and will report back on what is sure to be an amazing spectacle! Written and directed…

Eastside Culture Crawl

This weekend artists open their studios to the public for a once a year viewing of some of Vancouver’s best crafts.  A  great excuse to explore the neighbourhood. GLV Friday,  November 15  – 5:00 – 10:00 pm Saturday & Sunday November 16 & 17 11:00 am – 6:00 pm The 17th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl…

Oubliette of Dreams

Dare to enter the twisted and dangerous inner world of a circus madman… Long forgotten but never dead, his imagination walks the fine line of insanity, teetering ever so often on the edge of the plausible, veering sharply towards the demented, pausing at the alluring grace of the inexplicable, the elegant finesse of the unknowable…

The True Heroines present “So Long Summer”

THE TRUE HEROINES GO INTERACTIVE BY INCORPORATING YOU, THE AUDIENCE INTO A BRAND NEW SHOW AT THE ANZA CLUB – 3 8th Ave West. IT’S THE SAME CABARET YOU KNOW AND LOVE, WITH A TWIST…SO COME ON OUT ON AUGUST 28th @ 8:00 pm FOR A UNIQUE NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT. Get your tickets at Brown…