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So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye. Photo by Wilhelm Gunkel on Unsplash.

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

After seven years, Vancouver Presents is going dark. It has been a great run. To our readers, thanks for stopping by. To all the arts organizations we...
Adapted from the theatre company's Human Library, where participants can 'check out' a human for an intimate conversation about their life experiences, culture and beliefs, Virtual Humanity brings the concept to the digital realm.

Human Library becomes Virtual Humanity in this digital pivot from Zee Zee Theatre

For the past eight years, Vancouver's Zee Zee Theatre has presented Human Library, a unique experience in which participants would ‘check out’ a human...
Jasmine Chen and Donna Soares in a screenshot from K Body and Mind. Image provided by A Wake of Vultures.

Re-envisioned sci-fi miniseries K Body and Mind moves from stage to screen

While originally planning their latest project, K Body and Mind, as a live performance, like many artists during the pandemic, experimental theatre creator Conor...
Walter Daroshin, R. Paul Dhillon, Don Alder, Candus Churchill, Lynne Partridge and Valerie (“Valley”) Hennell are the 2020-2021 inductees in the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

BC Entertainment Hall of Fame adds six new inductees

The BC Entertainment Hall of Fame (BCEHOF) has added six new inductees to its roster. The two new StarWalk Stars and four StarMeritus Stars from...
The Anvil Centre Theatre and Art Services departments are seeking local performance-based artists and collectives to participate in a pilot residency program at Anvil Centre.

New West’s Anvil Centre puts out a call for artists

The Anvil Centre Theatre and the City of New Westminster have put a call out to artists and collectives to participate in a pilot...
In an online event created for older youth and adult audiences, renown folklore and preeminent fairy tale expert Jack Zipes will exhume and examine the importance of little-known tales from the first half of the twentieth century. Photo by Ryan Brennan.

Jack Zipes resurrects dead fairy tales

Folklore and fairy tale expert Jack Zipes explores the importance of little-known tales from the first half of the twentieth century in Resurrecting Dead...
Us: A Black Peoples Month Festival runs January 28 through February 25.

Us: A Black Peoples Month Festival looks to the future

For co-curator and co-producer Mariam Barry, Ensemble Theatre Company's upcoming Us: A Black Peoples Month Festival is about the light and the dark of...
Through the British Columbia Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport Pivot for Individuals program artists can apply for a grant for things such as modifying a dance piece for a smaller audience or learning new skills, such as video editing. Photo by ShareGrid/Unsplash.

BC government announces new grant program for arts professionals

The British Columbia Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport has earmarked $500,000 for a new grant program to assist professional artists, cultural workers,...
Canadian spoken word artist Shane Koyczan performs a new full-length work as part of the Chan Centre's spring Dot Com Series. Photo by Kaare Iverson.

Chan Centre continues its virtual Dot Com Series

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia continues its virtual Dot Com Series with a new artists' lineup...
Camilo the Magician presents a brand new interactive magic experience from the comfort of your living room.

Camilo the Magician creates magic online with his new interactive show Enigma

After nearly 100 virtual shows since the pandemic hit, Vancouver-based magician Camilo Dominguez (aka Camilo the Magician) has pretty much perfected the online magic...
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