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Arts Beat


Draw by Night gathers locals for a creative night out

After sundown in the Vancouver Film School Cafe, dozens of local youth sit hunched over long tables, their hands busily drawing on a long roll of white paper. Their sketches depict bizarre scenes of...

A Good Woman of Setzuan combines gorgeous Chinese setting with live theatre experience

Stunning Chinese garden setting plus a Bertolt Brecht classic deep in the heart of summer is a recipe for a memorable theatrical experience.

Bard on the Beach does As You Like it

As You Like It is a story of love, adventure, sibling rivalry, and redemption.

Romeo and Juliet re-realized in The Verona Project

Young love is examined in light of violence in Stone's Throw Productions' reworking of Romeo and Juliet.

Andrewpalooza helping a man walk again

When VO food blogger Scott Graham found out that his friend Andrew needed $7,000 for medical treatment, he set off to do what he's good at doing: fundraising. But unlike raising money for famous...

Grimes' ethereal sound captivates online audience

She looks like a punk rock pixie, her self-taught sound is like Enya on acid, and at the rate she's gathering fans online, she may just be the next big thing in Canadian music.

The plastic orchid factory bridges the gap between pop culture and ballet in _ post

The plastic orchid factory artistic director James Gnam explore the popular ideas around ballet filtered through a contemporary viewpoint

Martin Creed at the Rennie Collection

Martin Creed takes a playful turn at the Rennie Collection. Until October 22.

Arts Umbrella Dance Company shares the stage with guest Noord Nederlandse Dans in Season Finale

Arts Umbrella Dance Company showcases stellar work by exceptional choreographers next weekend.

North America’s largest bhangra festival to liven up Vancouver's streets

International teams compete for $10,000 in prizes at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on May 14, 2011.
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