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Arts and Culture

Hapa-palooza 2015: Celebrate mixed heritage and own your identity

Mixed-race, outsider, or 'half-breed': you're not alone at Hapa-palooza.
Taylor Ho Bynum

Taylor Ho Bynum begins musical odyssey from Vancouver to San Diego

The Acoustic Bicycle Tour: endurance and improv.

FUSE at the Vancouver Art Gallery

A titillation of the senses; it’s a simple phrase that sums up FUSE at the Vancouver Art Gallery with this month's FUSE being no exception.

Ballet BC's 25th anniversary celebration

Ballet BC's 25th Anniversary Celebration is decidedly au courant and refreshingly contemporary. Ballet BC with an edge, if you will.

Federation of BC Writers calls writers out of their caves and into the village

“I’m a tribal person by nature,” says Sylvia Taylor, Executive Director of The Federation of BC Writers. Which explains, in part, how she got involved to begin with, over 12 years ago. In those days...

The Eastside Culture Crawl: Don't miss it!

Masks. City lights inside trees, Airstream trailers, a whirling dervish. That’s what I step into when I enter Georgia Jackson Studios, my first stop on this year’s Culture Crawl.

Despite rain and cuts to the arts, East Van keeps Lost Souls Parade alive

The Lost Souls is a vital component of East Vancouver's cultural vitality. After the  BC arts funding massacre, there was uncertainty as to whether this event could survive. Despite the...

Public Dreams celebrates 25th anniversary with night of magic, music, and art

Public Dreams Society, the organizer behind volunteer-driven and community-oriented events like the Illuminares and Parade of Lost Souls will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 24th...

Lesbian-feminist icon dies unnoticed. But not by us.

Thespian lemonist, dance cricket, and irrepressible funster, Jill Johnston seemed to be everywhere in the 1970s. And then she wasn't.

Vancouver’s newest ballet company marries art and science

A group of dancers gathered in front of the ballet bar that runs the length of the airy rehearsal space above Davie Street. They chatted softly, laughing and unfurling long limbs as they took...