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January 2019

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

January 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 3, 2019

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival celebrates its milestone 15th anniversary, with a mesmerizing line-up of contemporary performance, startling theatre, innovative dance, and genre-defying music. Featuring 24 companies from 13 countries and six world premieres, this extraordinary showcase of visionary collaboration and risk-taking is a highlight of the city’s cultural calendar. The program includes a radically inclusive rendition of a Shakespearean work; a secular ritual told through dance and live Indonesian metal; a documentary-installation about life in the Chernobyl exclusion zone;…

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PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

January 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 3, 2019

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival celebrates its milestone 15th anniversary, with a mesmerizing line-up of contemporary performance, startling theatre, innovative dance, and genre-defying music. Featuring 24 companies from 13 countries and six world premieres, this extraordinary showcase of visionary collaboration and risk-taking is a highlight of the city’s cultural calendar. The program includes a radically inclusive rendition of a Shakespearean work; a secular ritual told through dance and live Indonesian metal; a documentary-installation about life in the Chernobyl exclusion zone;…

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Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 9, 2019

Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
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The enduring music of Canadian icon and renowned singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is reimagined in this energetic musical experience.

The enduring music of Canadian icon and renowned singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is reimagined in this energetic musical experience. Conceived and directed by two of Vancouver’s own theatrical powerhouses, Andrew Cohen and Anna Kuman, Circle Game features six quadruple-threat talents including Benjamin Millman, Scott Perrie, Adriana Ravalli, Kimmy Choi, Samantha Bourque and David Z. Cohen. Together, they play eighteen instruments, creating modern variations on themes by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. One of the most influential female recording artists of the late 20th century, Joni…

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Throwdown – International TheatreSports Festival

January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 27, 2019

One event on January 27, 2019 at 7:30pm

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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Throwdown welcomes teams for head-to-head matches with each other, including local teams comprised of Vancouver TheatreSports League’s top improvisers.

January is often the time of year when the winter blahs set in – the holidays are over, it’s been raining non-stop, and you’ve received your credit card bill from December. The best antidote? A good dose of hearty laughter. Throwdown – International TheatreSports Festival welcomes TheatreSports teams from other cities who bring their ‘A-Game’ to head-to-head matches with each other including local teams comprised of VTS’ top improvisers. VTS Artistic & Executive Director Jay Ono adds, “This year, we concentrated…

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The Open House

January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on January 22, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 24, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 25, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 3:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$17 – $25

People have been born into families since people started getting born at all. Playwrights have been trying to write “family plays” for a long time, too. And typically these plays try to answer endlessly complicated questions of blood, duty, inheritance and responsibility. They try to answer the question, “Can things really change?” People have been trying nobly for years and years to have plays solve in two hours what hasn’t been solved in many lifetimes. This has to stop. In…

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Mrs. Krishnan’s Party

January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 3, 2019

Vancity Culture Lab, 1895 Venables Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Mrs. Krishnan (Kalyani Nagarajan) invites you to join her in a celebration of Onam. Photo by Ankita Singh

Indians throw crazy parties. Heard of Diwali? A million lamps floating on a river and fireworks to wake the dead. Heard of Holi? An explosion of colour and joy and massive dry cleaning bills. How about Onam? It could be the craziest of them all. From the creators of The Elephant Wrestler, comes Mrs. Krishnan’s Party, a spontaneous celebration of one of the great Indian festivals; with food, music, and laughter. An utterly disarming comedy that invites the audience to the party, and seats…

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