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Theatre

Top Vancouver events Feb 9-15: music, love and politics

Looking for romantic ideas for your Valentine's Day date? Sorry, this isn't the blog for you. We've compiled a list of some of the ideas you won't find anywhere else. Besides, who needs chocolates...

Confessions of the Other Woman: Valerie Sing Turner

Artists tend to be reluctant to talk about their work. Could it be superstition before the curtain rises? I was thrilled to catch Valerie Sing Turner in between hundreds of other things on her plate...

Top Vancouver events: Drink, heckle politicians and have an eco-celebration

Stuck on what to do in Vancouver this weekend? From the Chinese New Year parade to political lectures, BeeVancity has it all.

Dovstoevsky's "The Idiot" onstage at PuSh Festival

Stage version of Dovstoevsky's The Idiot brings to life timeless drama about corruption, greed, lust and betrayal.

Top Vancouver events Jan 19-22: Arts events galore

From the PuSh Festival to Design Nerd Jam, this week is filled with events for the arts crowd in Vancouver.

Kim Collier's All the Way Home is up close and personal

Audiences will be able to see the action from seating on the stage in this unique and highly-acclaimed play.

Actors shine in Blackbird Theatre's Waiting For Godot

It’s absurd, it’s minimalistic, it’s downright hilarious. Wright’s interpretation is no different.

Stages of Sin thrills with film-noir inspired burlesque theatre

One night only: Dahlia Embers and Veronica Vex warm up the Sin Bin.

Arts Club's Blood Brothers takes on "nature vs nurture" in a folky pop-rock musical

Blood Brothers, the musical declared a fave even by musical-haters, runs till Dec. 13 at the Granville Island Stage.

Passive negligence of the arts no longer an option, says Vision Vancouver

2011 Vancouver Municipal election: Party has renewed its promise to create new artists' spaces and ease bylaw and zoning rules. But with costs rising, will it make a difference for artists?