This week we explore what it means to be Canadian, discover music that can move universes, and go in search of gold in British Columbia.
[dropcap]1[/dropcap]What makes a play so controversial that authorities ban it from the stage? In Lost Words: Canada Edition (Mar 22), Pippa Mackie and Jeff Gladstone explore what turns us on? What turns us off? What happens when someone disagrees with the party in power and writes something about it, or maybe sings a song about a Prime Minister and then becomes the subject of an investigation?
[dropcap]2[/dropcap]The Vancouver Chamber Choir returns with one of its most popular shows in recent memory, The Love that Moves the Universe (Mar 25). Last seen in 2010, R. Murray Schafer’s choral/orchestral work will be paired with pieces from Bach and Handel.
[dropcap]3[/dropcap] The Chinese Cultural Centre Museum presents Gold Mountain Dream! (until Apr 10). Created by the Royal BC Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History, the exhibition tells the personal stories and sacrifices of Chinese migrants in the 1850s as they landed on British Columbia shores in search of gold.