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Montreal’s Ensemble Les Boréades performs at this year's Vancouver Bach Festival. Photo by Hugo B Lefort.

#FridayFive: 2019 Vancouver Bach Festival

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) turns fifty and they are celebrating with the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival. To celebrate its golden anniversary, EMV has...
American comic and documentarian Hari Kondabolu is one of the many artists performing at this year's Indian Summer Festival. Photo courtesy the artist.

#FridayFive: Indian Summer Festival

The Indian Summer Festival returns for it’s 9th year, bringing local and international artists to venues across the city from July 4 to 14. With...
#FridayFive: a summer of festivals

#FridayFive: a summer of festivals

Welcome to the first day of summer, Vancouver! Its time to put away the sweaters, put on the sunscreen, and enjoy everything the season has...
#FridayFive: 2019 Queer Arts Festival

#FridayFive: Queer Arts Festival

With the 50th anniversaries of the decriminalisation of Canadian sodomy laws (June 27) and Stonewall (June 29) approaching, this year's Queer Arts Festival remembers...
Members of the cast in the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre production of Matilda the Musical. Photo by Dylan Hewlett.

#FridayFive: Matilda the Musical

The Arts Club Theatre Company, in partnership with Edmonton's Citadel Theatre and Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, closes out its Stanley Theatre season with Matilda...
This year's festival features performances of James and the Giant Peach, Into the Woods, Peter Pan, and Animal Farm.

#FridayFive: Expressions Theatre Festival

Arts Umbrella's Expressions Theatre Festival returns with its annual curated festival featuring the students in its pre-professional theatre programs. Here are five reasons we think...
Contemporary and classical Indian dance mix at this year's free performances celebrating International Dance Day in Vancouver.

#FridayFive: International Dance Day 2019

Celebrated on April 29, International Dance Day was created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to commemorate the birthday of...
Members of the cast of REWIRE. Photo by Emily Cooper.

#FridayFive: REWIRE

Some Assembly Theatre Company and RHYTAG (Roundhouse Youth Theatre Action Group) return to the Roundhouse in Yaletown with the premiere of REWIRE. A new and...
Let's Face It will feature performances of music, dance, video, and spoken word by young artists, all expressing their own personal connections to mental health. Photo by Nicol Spinola Photography.

#FridayFive: Let’s Face It

In May, young artists from across the Lower Mainland will come together in Let's Face It, a showcase created and performed by youth, to...

#FridayFive: Never The Last

First seen as a workshop production at the 2016 rEvolver Theatre Festival, Vancouver playwright Christine Quintana and violinist Molly MacKinnon have reunited for the...

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