Our city has long hosted a hotbed of contemporary dance artists. Every two years, this community’s creativity comes to a boil at Dance in Vancouver – an intense, immersive four-day celebration that showcases the works of this vibrant artistic scene.
Brian Paterson studied acting at the Canadian College of Performing Arts and Ryerson University Theatre School. He is a partner at Murray Paterson Marketing Group, an arts and culture marketing agency in Vancouver.
With All Hallows’ Eve arriving on Tuesday, this weekend promises to come alive in the form of costumed club nights and haunted house parties.
Queen Elizabeth II is dead. Prince Charles ascends the throne. And all hell breaks loose.
With October upon us, minds are already turning to costumes for Halloween celebrations.
As leaves begin to turn and rain starts to return, cherished indoor activities may help with the transition from endless summer days.
Every September, an eclectic, chaotic and endlessly surprising maelstrom of independent theatre takes over the city in the form of Vancouver Fringe Festival. For the past 12 years, David Jordan has stood at the centre of it all as executive director.
There is something fundamentally human about staring at the night sky.
The year 1990 was a good vintage for Shakespeare in Vancouver.
There are endless treasures scattered through Stanley Park’s 1,000 acres: from meandering paths and secret ponds to beloved attractions like the miniature train and Vancouver Aquarium.
It’s finally summer in the city and Vancouver’s arts and culture scene will not be contained within walls.
The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival returns to the city next Thursday, kicking off a city-wide celebration of music’s endless capacity to inspire and enliven. During 11 dazzling days, the festival will light up Vancouver venues and public spaces with 300 performances that represent a kaleidoscopic spectrum of styles: jazz, reggae, folk, hi
This past week, signs of summer finally returned to the city. The sun was shining, patios were packed, and — perhaps most importantly — Bard on the Beach returned to Vanier Park.
In the world of theatre, shows don’t get much bigger than musicals.
Things are going to get a little weird next week, as rEvolver Theatre Festival pulls the trigger on its fifth annual outing.
There is nothing better than being in on a secret. This weekend, audiences can feel like part of an inside club with cozy, comedic performances in nooks across the city.
The city’s stages come alive with all manner of scandalous seducers, penitent prisoners, and manipulated murderers next week, as the first-ever Vancouver Opera Festival gets underway.
All children are born artists.
Capture Photography Festival kicks off its fourth year of festivities this Saturday, bringing its largest-ever celebration of lens-based art and still imagery. Throughout the month of April, more than 100 exhibitions, installations and special events will pop up in communities, galleries and public spaces across the Lower Mainland.
Early in my conversation with director Kim Collier, it became clear how it is difficult to describe Angels in America without rattling off long lists of adjectives (“Huge, epic, smart, powerful theatre,” she tells me).
Ballet BC is back on stage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre next week, celebrating the country’s 150th anniversary with a stellar line-up from local luminary choreographers.