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Category: Music

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the bossa nova in true Brazilian style

This November, Vancouver audiences will have the unique opportunity to be immersed in Brazilian arts and culture in the heart…

The Merry Widow shines a light on emerging artists

The Vancouver Opera waltzes into its 2018-2019 season with Franz Lehár’s light-hearted Viennese operetta The Merry Widow. Aiming to charm…

2018 Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher comes to New West’s Massey Theatre

Since 2006, the annual Polaris Music Prize has recognized the best Canadian album of the year based on artistic merit without regard…

City Opera Vancouver’s Nigredo Hotel holds the key to accessibility

Have you ever wanted a small taste of live opera, without committing to the full bite? City Opera Vancouver is…

Vancouver Opera season and festival will feature a quartet of productions

Vancouver Opera announced tickets are now on sale for a 2018-2019 season featuring two standalone operas, and its third annual…

This year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival finds a gender balance

The 41st annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival is set to begin this weekend at Kitsilano’s Jericho Beach Park. Under predicted…

Chan Centre announces its 2018/2019 season

In a media release, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia announced its 2018/2019 Concert…

Abdullah Ibrahim revisits the sounds of his South African apartheid-era jazz band

The Jazz Epistles were South Africa’s first black jazz band to record an album and break onto the world stage. Half…

New opera confronts and honours the death and disappearance of Indigenous women

City Opera Vancouver and Pacific Opera Victoria presents the world premiere of Missing, shedding new light on a national crisis. Written by Canadian Métis…

Freedom Singer is the culmination of a journey

It started with a book, became a CBC documentary, and is now on stage. It seems somehow appropriate the road…