Arts Notes

Our theatre scribes Colin Thomas and Kathleen Oliver have chosen Jayson McDonald's
Lyric soprano Jessica Yan describes the music that she’ll perform at the operatic recital “East Meets West” on November 8 as a kind of cultural exchange.
Jeff Alexander has been appointed the president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association.
Indigenous arts including literature, music, and film will be on display as the inaugural Nighthawk Arts Festival hosts events across the Downtown Eastside during the Labour Day long weekend.
Shrek: The Musical and Legally Blonde: The Musical will now run till August 30.
It marks the first time Canadians have cornered both prizes.
The Powell Street Festival will take place at a new site this year, centred at Alexander Street and Jackson Avenue.
Ballet B.C. has announced that single tickets for its season will go on sale August 5.
Powell Street Festival organizers say they are considering staging some events in a different location in the neighbourhood.
There is an evolving collaboration within Canadian theatre relevant to national reconciliation.