All posts tagged Culture

McCabe and Mrs. Miller returns. The Illusionist, The Mechanic, Casino Jack, The Company Men and The Rite

Six new films arrive, and a 40-year-old masterpiece beats them all. McCabe and Mrs. Miller is back to help Vancouver celebrate. (Read more)read more

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Waldorf Movie nights, Last bit of PuSH and DTES Women’s March

Oye hoy, Vancity. We're into the final stretch of January and we'll keep you buzzing 'til the very  last day. You'll be mighty impressed at this week's top

Ween show full of drama at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The crowd wanted a show, but didn't expect the drama that ensued.

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Not Juliet’s balcony: an interview with Justin Muir of Balcone

Balcone, (Italian for balcony), is a nonprofit society based in Vancouver. It presents contemporary art projects in a variety of situations and spaces.

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Read naked much?

Who knew reading naked could be so much fun?

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Circa, presented by the PuSh Festival, throws down pedal to the metal performance

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Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg showcases a macabre Victorian at Dances for a Small Stage

Death becomes her. At Dances for a Small Stage, host Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg performs a piece inspired by a 17 acre cemetery.

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The Wood Brothers show moved to The Biltmore Cabaret

The Wood Brothers features Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin & Wood

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Young Muslim poets shine at I-SLAM

Young Muslim poets show off their skills at I-SLAM, rhyming about everything from school to superheroes. Headlined by award-winning writer and poet Boonaa Mohammad.

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Free admission: a look at Vancouver’s public art

Great cities are built for the people, and Vancouver is no exception. But, when was the last time you went for an art walk – or even stopped

Vancouver director takes Love Birds to Sundance

"I thought it would be funny to have naked people dancing and running around. I just wanted to see a film where we had humans acting like

Naked Girls Reading, PuSh Festival’s La Marea and When Oil Meets Water

Hit the event scene in Vancouver this week with Naked Girls Reading, PuSh Festival's La Marea and ForestEthic's When Oil Meets Water.

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Vancouver’s vibrant veloculture

Vancouver’s cycling culture has been accused of being a dull monoculture. Nothing could be further from the truth. Vancouver’s vibrant cycling culture enriches our city’s fabulous diversity.

AVENUE Q: puppetry with a twist

The New York Times hailed AVENUE Q as "a breakthrough musical of a very different stripe. Savvy, sassy and delicious!"

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Second Chromeo show added for Vancouver

One Chromeo show is already sold out!

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Crispin Glover at the Cinematheque

Multitalented actor, director, writer, Crispin Glover (River's Edge, Back to the Future, The Doors, The People vs Larry Flynt, Hot Tub Time Machine, Charlie's Angels) will be at

Brian Eno’s Illustrated Talk

The Illustrated Talk not only outlined the pivotal moments in history and creative principles that have generated Eno's impressive achievements.

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The Green Hornet, Blue Valentine, Barney’s Version, Crispon Glover in person and seven other new films

A couple of local boys gone Hollywood have the week’s biggest, but not best, new film. Read more about The Green Hornet and the many others.

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Gallery Row gets a wake-up call from the tax man

We have seen crazy cuts to arts funding over the past couple years, but the latest threat to the survival of this community is rising rent and property

Downtown cultural hub, possible Vancouver Art Gallery relocation, and public plaza

It's all up in front of City Council next week. Show up, if you want to weigh in on these important public issues.

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Swedish Goldsmith

Pernilla Ahrnstedt, a Swedish Goldsmith, came to Vancouver in 1988, without knowing anything about her new prospective home town. "I had only heard about Montreal and Hull

The Pavilion at the Firehall Arts Theatre

"This play has a lot of beautiful themes of grace, redemption and forgiveness. I always like to participate in stories that have that at its core," Craig Erickson

Brian Eno speaks at the Vogue

Brian Eno is speaking in Vancouver for the very first time.

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Reel Youth helps incarcerated kids create life-changing music videos

“I knew we were doing something right when one of the girls who was being released before the program finished, requested to stay an extra day,” explained Mark

The art of tease: burlesque at The Cultch

As two burlesque "virgins," we weren't entirely sure what to expect from the show. But we discovered that it was colourful, sexy, comical and highly entertaining.

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Vancouver’s Must Attend Art Events in 2011

Time to grab your phone and mark your calendars, because these are Vancouver’s best art events for 2011. We’ll see you there!

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Suzanne Anton was my midnight kiss

Perhaps it was my silk dress or the new perfume I've been wearing lately. When I asked Suzanne Anton what her New Year's resolution was, she replied, "To

Alberta Ballet delivers a jewel of a Nutcracker

Russia 1892, when Tchaikosvsky's ballet first premiered, is recreated in the Alberta Ballet's latest version.

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Magical moments in Vancouver cycling in 2010

2010 was a watershed year for Vancouver cycling, as the city made giant strides towards sustainability. This is not just about cycling – this is about the future

The 10 best (and the 5 worst) movies of 2010

King George's fear of public speaking brought out the best from Colin Firth and put The King’s Speech on the top of my list.

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