Our picks this week include a celebration of the art of tap, the art of making music for film & video, and a new exhibition from artist Veronica Plewman.
[dropcap]1[/dropcap]The 16th Annual Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival (Aug 27-30) gets underway featuring tap stars from the United States and Canada. Explore tap dancing from its deep musical roots to its more contemporary offerings in this four day festival that includes two Canadian premieres from world-class dancers.
[dropcap]2[/dropcap]In Music for Movies, Games and Videos (Aug 29), Digital Guise introduces audiences to the way music is being created today for movies, soundtracks and pop culture. Using excerpts from The Simpsons and The Hobbit, and music from Mario and Zelda games, the performance demonstrates behind-the-scenes artistic integration of music and action in the making of films and video.
[dropcap]3[/dropcap]Kimoto Gallery presents Veronica Plewman’s Forests, Passages and Boreal Light (until Sep 12). Vancouver born, Plewman grew up in Kitimat, B.C. and after a stint as a crew member with the CBC’s The Beachcombers, turned her focus to painting. Her latest exhibition features work that explores light, waterways, trees and rain.