Crowning glories @ Chan cap EMV season

Pacific Baroque Orchestra and Van Cantata Singers mount Handel Coronation Anthems
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Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors

DΛNCE H⌂USE closes season with Momix ‘Top Hits’ reel @ Playhouse

Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp

From Oz via Carousel Theatre: Slingsby's "Young King" proselytizes pre-teens

Windbag jazz

Christina Pato Quartet melds Galician bagpipes, world music & improv @ Chan Centre

"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance

Delinquent Theatre's haunting musical evocation of 1920's Bohemian romance

Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and then rampant juvenilia with Hellboy

And more: the real Mary Magdalene story; the origin of Stockholm syndrome and a growing young again fantasy called Little. (Plus, three also rans).

A rock and a hard place

Topical two-hander from Cave Canem packs powerful punch at Pacific Theatre

Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a daffy Ronaldo clone

And more: a guitar maker keeps the old ways, a banned Iranian filmmaker carries on, pre-World War I tremors in Europe, the underclass in Brazil and thoughts on fidelity in Toronto

Heteronymous harmonies

Elias Quartet treats FOCM to Schumann, Schubert, Beamish and Scotticisms

Notes on the revised Dumbo; some worthy Canadian films and hot fun with McConaughey in Florida

And more: a glorious stroll through New York, ghosts in Quebec, indigenous struggle in Ontario and taming horses and yourself in a Nevada prison

"(After Chekhov)" - a hard act to follow

Parmar transplants "Orchard" to 1970's Okanagan Sikh ranch on Arts Club's Stanley stage

Heart and ginger, returning to the root

Taiwan's Tjimur Theatre offers Van International Dance Fest workshop for local indigenous artists