South Asian Arts (Mar 14)
Who: The Dance Centre
What: South Asian Arts
Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre (677 Davie St, Vancouver)
When: March 14
Why: The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series continues with a celebration of bhangra. South Asian Arts not only showcases the vitality of bhangra and its connections to music and rhythm, they will also explore the evolution of this folk dance which originally celebrated the harvest and has grown to become a global phenomenon.
More information at thedancecentre.ca.
Johannes Moser with Chiharu Iinuma (Mar 13-15)
Who: Music in the Morning
What: Johannes Moser with Chiharu Iinuma
Where: Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver) & Christ Church Cathedral (690 Burrard St, Vancouver)
When: March 13-15
Why: Award-winning German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser pairs with Vancouver pianist Chiharu Iinuma in a concert designed to get your morning off to a musical start. The pair will perform Prokofiev’s Adagio from Cinderella Suite, Debussy’s Cello and Piano Sonata and Brahms’ Cello and Piano Sonata No. 1 in E-minor, Op. 38. More information at musicinthemorning.org.
9 to 5: The Musical (Mar 14-23)
Who: Cap U Theatre
What: 9 to 5: The Musical
Where: BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts (2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver)
When: March 14 & 15
Why: We’re guessing it is no coincidence that 9 to 5: The Musical makes an appearance around International Women’s Day. Based on the 1980 film starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin, this Tony Award-nominated musical about female empowerment in the workplace may very well have you checking your coffee at the office the next morning. More information at capilanou.ca.