Chan Centre

Vancouver's globe-trotting architect Bing Thom saw architecture and public building as a powerful force for social justice

Known by his first name to all, our beloved Bing Thom was memorialized Sunday with a piano recital in the acoustically magnificent concert hall of his own design, UBC’s Chan Centre. No speeches, just...
Branford Marsalis Quartet

Branford Marsalis Quartet blends frontline and classic repertoire

Jazz giant's first-ever performance at the Chan Centre
 Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Banjo royalty captivates at the Chan Centre

If there is a first family of banjo, it's this couple. Béla Fleck and his wife Abigail Washburn played to an appreciative crowd at the nearly-full Chan Centre.

A Little Bit of Magic at the Chan

Abundance. That was a word that came up frequently during Lila Downs’ set at The Chan Centre on Sunday night. This Mexican-aboriginal-British-American performer is full of it. She sang for just under...

Simon Shaheen brings riveting Arab Spring-themed show to Vancouver audience

If the Arab Revolution had a soundtrack, it would be "The Call: Songs for Liberation" by Palestinian musician and composer, New York-based Simon Shaheen. Shaheen brings his Arab Spring-themed...

Win two tickets to see Punch Brothers

Hailed by The New Yorker as "a mystical alchemy of old-time music and contemporary sensibilities", the Punch Brothers comes to Vancouver on November 24. Win tickets to see their Vancouver debut!

PuSh Festival kicks off Tuesday, bringing edgy dance, music and art to Vancouver

PuSh Festival brings together a celebration of dance, music, theatre and multimedia arts from Canada and around the world.

TEDxVancouver 2011 was thought-provoking, inspiring and really very cool

The theme for this year's "thought leadership" conference was The Frontier: the dreams we haven't yet dreamed.

Suzuki’s ‘Legacy Lecture’ Far From His Last

David Suzuki's Legacy Lecture proposes that economics is a figment of the human imagination, and must not be elevated above the biosphere.