Cultural Olympiad

Re-imagining Iraq

Virtuouso Iraqi oud player joins renowned Iranian tar player in this celebration of Middle Eastern culture.

Want a Cold One?

Painstaking recreation of a Belfast pub breaks the fourth wall with scripted dialogue, real bartenders.

The Lion's Uneasy Sleep

South African audio installation memorializes Solomon Linda, forgotten composer of The Lion Sleeps Tonight melody.

Artists' Paradise

Cutting-edge art stays sharp nearly a decade after hitting the international big time.

Hey Vancouver! Hey Rosetta!

Newfoundland indie band rockets to success with egos in check.

Stairway to Heaven

Fredericton-born soprano takes on Mahler masterpiece with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Putting the flame in flamenco

Spain’s dance darling brings her landmark Flamenco Republic to Vancouver

Neil Young’s Long Shadow on Canadian Music

Singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith reflects on icon’s influence and legacy before blockbuster tribute concert.

Shall We Dance?

Dance Marathon gives a depression-era pastime another artful spin.

Modern Deep Left Quartet Jams the Network

Canadian electronic sensations take techno music on a cross-country collaborative voyage.