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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts) is one of the performing arts presentations at this year's festival. Photo by SD Holman.

Queer Arts Festival marks tenth year with DECADEnce

Last month, the City of Vancouver officially proclaimed 2018 to be the Year of the Queer, as fifteen LGBTQ communities celebrate significant anniversaries this...
“I've been chasing my dream for a while now, so to see a bit of success has been everything to me. That's been all my motivation." - Vancouver-based actor, Curtis Lum.

From the silver screen to the small screen: Curtis Lum continues to chase his...

Curtis Lum, is a busy guy. Among other projects, the Vancouver-based actor is not only appearing on the big screen in Mina Shum’s dramedy,...
Members of the cast of the web series, Twentyfishish.

Twentyfiveish makes Canadian premiere at this year’s Vancouver Web Fest

The fifth annual Vancouver Web Festival, a three-day celebration of entertainment and programming created exclusively for the online consumption, gets underway next week. Along with...
Cirque du Soleil's Crystal combines skating with aerial wonder. Photo by Matt Beard.

Cirque du Soleil’s Crystal is a gem

Cirque du Soleil's latest touring masterwork is a lyrical wonderland of awe-inspiring athleticism. Forget the Ice Capades, Crystal is a new standard in ice...
After 14 years, Norman Armour moves onto work with the Australian Council for the Arts.

Norman Armour to step down as artistic and executive director of Vancouver’s PuSh Festival

In a media release, the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival announced co-founder, and longtime artistic and executive director, Norman Armour, is stepping down in April. "I am...
Comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, is one of three headliners playing the QE Theatre at this year's JFL NorthWest.

JFL NorthWest takes the laughs to the streets of Vancouver

Okay, it won’t be technically in the streets, but close enough. JFL NorthWest announced it will host a free block party at the Queen Elizabeth...
Research proves Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are a match made in comedy heaven.

The couple who laughs together, stays together

It really is true, the couple who laughs together, does indeed stay together. And we now have the research to prove it. But more than...

A new generation of jugglers: live with the company of The New Conformity

Vancouver's Cause & Effect Circus takes the contemporary circus to a new level with The New Conformity. Combining juggling, martial arts, and physical theatre with storytelling, The New...
Hypnotist Randy Charach will perform for a hometown crowd at Vancouver's Norman Rothstein Theatre in October.

Comedy hypnotist Randy Charach set to play for a hometown crowd

Randy Charach got his start as a magician at age five. “I met my uncle, a Las Vegas magician, during a family vacation when...

Review: The Goblin Market is a visual and auditory feast

With the pinnacle of circus acts just a few provinces away, you would think such shows would be a tough sell to Canadian audiences....

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