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"Just because we can't all meet face-to-face, doesn't mean we can't create and share art." - Joel McCarthy, festival director for the Vancouver Quarantine Performance Project.

Vancouver Quarantine Performance Project talent contest will conclude with a virtual variety show

Vancouver artists are getting creative as productions around the city, and indeed around the world, are being cancelled. In one recent example, local filmmaker and...
COVID-19

Vancouver arts organizations and venues respond to COVID-19 (updated 18 March 2020)

Vancouver Presents continues to monitor the arts community response to the current health crisis and will update this information as it becomes available. While it...
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The Talking Stick Festival continues its annual celebration of Indigenous artistry

Now into its 19th year, the annual Talking Stick Festival is a celebration of Indigenous artistry. With its mix of theatrical performances, music, dance,...
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Jurassic World comes to life in live-action arena show

When Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus folded its tents for the last time in 2017, the circus's producing company, Feld Entertainment, filled...
Vancouver TheatreSports celebrates the fun and funny of love and romance during Romance Week.

Vancouver TheatreSports celebrates love

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS) has announced Romance Week, eleven days of love-infused programming at the Improv Centre on Granville...
The WonderWombs from New Zealand's The Dust Palace is reinventing circus.

Join the feminist circus party: live with the company of The WonderWombs

Combining intersectional feminist ideas with the magic of the circus, The WonderWombs is like nothing you have seen before. Featuring a series of vignettes...
Jessica Mann Gutteridge

Jessica Mann Gutteridge appointed as new artistic managing director for the Chutzpah! Festival and...

In a media release, the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver (JCC) has announced Jessica Mann Gutteridge as the new artistic managing director of...
Our holiday guide to the performing arts in Vancouver

Our holiday guide to the performing arts in Vancouver

With the festive season well underway we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than taking in a live show. Here is our...
Actor Zack Scott today (left) and as the notorious bully "Scut" Farkus (right) in the 1983 comedy A Christmas Story.

Live with actor Zack Ward (aka “Scut” Farkas) from A Christmas Story

Like many households around the country, no Christmas is complete without an annual viewing of the 1983 comedy A Christmas Story. Christmas came early this...
The Best of 2019

The best of the year: our contributors pick the outstanding shows of 2019

Each year, the contributors at Vancouver Presents take a look back at the previous twelve months to identify those shows that impacted them the...

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