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DJ Flula (aka Flula Borg) headlines the JFL NorthWest Block Party on February 15. Photo: Facebook.

Free JFL NorthWest Block Party returns along with introduction of new Pop Up Parties

With temperatures plummeting, and even more snow forecast in the next couple of days, its probably a good thing this year's JFL NorthWest Block...
Chicago's award-winning Manual Cinema creates a unique biographical narrative by pairing of high-tech digital equipment and old-school overhead projectors. Photo by Julia Miller.video

Chan Centre celebrates Black History Month with tribute to Gwendolyn Brooks

With Black History Month in Canada well underway, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts pays tribute to poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American...
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What If Romeo & Juliet… explores an alternative

Spoiler alert! At the end of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the two young star-crossed lovers kill themselves. Perhaps calling the deaths of Romeo and Juliet...
Colin Cloud stars alongside Jonathan Goodwin, An Ha Lim, Darcy Oake, and Adam Trent in The Illusionsists.

Review: The Illusionists are big on magic in a surprisingly lackluster show

Better known for presenting touring productions of large-scale musicals, Broadway Across Canada takes a different approach with The Illusionists. But while the magic illusions may...
Ravi Jain plays with gender, race, and ability in Prince Hamlet. Photo by Bronwen Sharp.

Prince Hamlet PuSh(es) Shakespeare’s tragedy into fresh territory

Following his critically acclaimed re-interpretation of Salt Water Moon at Gateway Theatre last year, Ravi Jain returns to the West Coast with another re-imagined...
Dakh Daughters plays as part of The Cultch's third annual Femme Series. Photo by Tetiana Vasylenko.

Female identifying voices and experiences take the spotlight this winter

For the third year, The Cultch celebrates female identifying voices in its annual Femme Series this winter in Vancouver. In this latest iteration, the East Vancouver cultural...
Drawing on a rotating cast Darcy Oake is expected to be joined in Vancouver by mentalist Colin Cloud, illusionist An Ha Lim, comedy magician Jeff Hobson, and daredevil escapologist Jonathan Goodwin. Photo by Danielle Baguley.

Darcy Oake joins the North American tour of The Illusionists following a Broadway run

Having just wrapped up a Broadway run of The Illusionists, Winnipeg-born illusionist Darcy Oake is not one to simply rest on those laurels. For...
Gabriel Iglesias, Howie Mandel, and Whitney Cummings among headliners at JFL Northwest in 2019

Gabriel Iglesias, Howie Mandel, and Whitney Cummings among headliners at JFL Northwest in 2019

In addition to Aziz Ansari's previously announced appearance at next year’s JFL Northwest, organizers have also announced Gabriel Iglesias, Howie Mandel and Whitney Cummings...
Master pupetteer Ronnie Burkett returns to Vancouver.

The Daisy Theatre marionettes return for the holidays in Little Dickens

Created specifically for The Cultch by renowned puppeteer Ronnie Burkett, Little Dickens returns for another year for an adults-only twist on a holiday classic. In Little Dickens, the...

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