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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...
Presented online between December 16 and 20, Missing Santa takes the younger ones who still "believe" on an adventure as they help solve the riddle of where Santa is.

Family-friendly Missing Santa takes kids on a mystery adventure

With mall Santa's on hiatus this year due to the pandemic, Vancouver's Labmations and DCJ Productions are filling the void with its family-friendly mystery Missing...

Theatre, film and new media come together in Be-Longing, a collaborative, digital, musical performance

A hybrid of theatre, music, film and media arts, Be-Longing is a digital theatrical performance incorporating ancient and contemporary lyrics, devised performance, movement and interdisciplinary...
An accomplished in-demand singer, Marion Newman is Kwagiulth and Stó:lō First Nations, English, Irish and Scottish heritage. Photo: Domoney Artists Management.

Marion Newman joins Chan Centre as guest curator for new Indigenous series

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia has announced the critically acclaimed mezzo-soprano Marion Newman will join the...
Once filled, boxes will be stored and remain sealed until they are re-opened in 2025.

Andy Warhol inspires Neworld Theatre’s Remember November: A Time Capsule Project

Combining a desire to create during the ever-dwindling opportunities for theatre artists, stay connected to the communities it serves and stave off pandemic fatigue,...
Photo by Nick Bolton/Unsplash.

B.C. health order shutters live theatre and music venues while restaurants & bars remain...

On November 19, the British Columbia Provincial Health Officer ordered individuals, workplaces, and businesses in B.C. to significantly reduce social interactions and travel. The...

The Firehall Arts Centre introduces new ticket pricing structure in light of the pandemic

In a media release, The Firehall Arts Centre has announced a new ticket pricing structure to accommodate patrons whose budgets have been affected by...
The 2020 Chutzpah! Festival will conclude with married comedy duo The El-Salomons broadcasting live from Brooklyn, New York and joined live by local comedians at the Rothstein Theatre in Vancouver. Photo by Colin Boyd Shafer.

Chutzpah! Festival celebrates 20 years in the age of the pandemic

This is likely not the way the Chutzpah! Festival's Jessica Mann Gutteridge had hoped to begin her time as the Festival's new artistic director....

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