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I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Chicken brings the house down Bollywood-style
Since forming Bollywood Shenanigans, Munish Sharma and Leena Manro have written and performed over two-hundred sketches. This week they are adding to their already impressive resumes with the best-...
May 13th, 2010
Beautiful, sexy, creative burlesque all weekend at the fifth annual Vancouver International Burlesque Festival at Rickshaw Theatre
Beautiful, sexy, creative and amazing, burlesque hit the stage all weekend at the 5th annual Vancouver Int’l Burlesque Festival at the newly renovated Rickshaw Theatre. This year the VIBF features...
May 8th, 2010
RePercussion at Vogue Theatre brings Bhangra fever downtown
So just what is Bhangra? Originating in India and Pakistan it is an art form that encompasses expression, movement and dance. Once performed by Punjabi wheat farmers to pass time while working in...
May 3rd, 2010
Frog and Toad at Carousel Theatre tells a tale of friendship in song and dance
In a world of Halo, South Park, and Laser Tag, Frog and Toad, now playing at the Carousel Theatre on Granville Island provides respite. In their usual crowd-pleasing style, Carousel Theatre...
Linda Solomon Wood
Apr 20th, 2010
Bat Boy: The Musical reviewed and recommended
Bat Boy: The Musical opened last Friday night at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, delighting an audience that laughed from start to finish. It's a freaky, hilarious, cult rock opera, somewhere between...
Linda Solomon Wood
Apr 10th, 2010
Bard on the Beach celebrates Shakespeare's birthday April 22 with eggs benedict and season preview
At only $40 a ticket, Bill's birthday breakfast will be festive and informative, Bard on the Beach organizers say.
Apr 2nd, 2010
From Vancouver Dance Studios to the Largest Theatre in the World: An Interview with Cirque Du Soleil's Melena Rounis
Melena Rounis is a local BC dancer, who is the definition of persistence. When she faced rejection at auditions, she pushed harder. When she encountered success, she continued to strive. This...
Mar 26th, 2010
Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
Cultural Olympiad continues during the Paralympic Games with daring dance, thoughtful theatre and awesome art.
Mar 8th, 2010
Bard on the Beach Announces 2010 Season
Artistic Director Christopher Gaze is pleased to announce that Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival will run June 3 to September 25, 2010 under the familiar red and white tents in Vancouver’s...
Mar 4th, 2010
Welcome to the World of Cloud Gate
Working with gravity, breathing and inner energy, Taiwanese dance company goes with the flow.
Feb 3rd, 2010