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Arts reviews Vancouver
“Oilblood” re-imagines Harper with Baroque vengeance
Adam Hill's “Oilblood” recaptures the spirit of Baroque vengeance, but this time it's put in service of Mother Nature herself.
May 31st, 2014
Margaret Atwood’s "Pauline" triumphs in Vancouver despite power outage
Opera lovers know tragedy and comedy are deeply entwined, but none could have imagined what happened on opening night.
May 24th, 2014
Ethos Collective improvises its way to freedom
“Why go out and hear merely brilliant local performers when you can plant yourself on the couch and dial in a genius from anywhere on the planet?” Improvisation fits the bill nicely.
May 20th, 2014
Regina Carter’s violin mixes DNA with Southern Comfort
Regina is indeed a virtuoso violinist, but she keeps her chops on a short leash—it’s the soul of the music that leads.
Apr 25th, 2014
New music concerts in Vancouver cultivate the sacred, the creative, and the weird
Some people find contemporary music hard to understand, but like the gardens of Vancouver, true beauty resides in making the extra effort.
Apr 16th, 2014