Our spring arts preview highlights the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Pacific Rim Celebration, and our critics picks the shows you can't miss.
Two nights celebration—one devoted to Chinese music and musicians; the other focusing on Japan, with a bit of Ludwig van Beethoven for spice.
At the Pacific Rim Celebration, violinist Akiko Suwanai dives into research to prepare for her concerto with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Nothing holds this spring’s theatre season together—no theme, no form. And that’s its beauty.
There's an excess of comedy shows this spring, so get ready to laugh.
This spring, you’ll be hard-pressed to find any dance performance that isn’t interdisciplinary.
A surprising number of exhibitions this season honour local art and artists, many of whom have developed big international cred.
Despite Vancouver’s many problems, our city’s concert scene continues to grow in excellence, diversity, and adventure.
The Oscar winner has been tapped as a presenter at this year's Canadian Screen Awards.
The B.C.-based pharmacy is responding to growing concerns about the prevalence of this over-the-counter painkiller.
From the Canadian rock great Tom Cochrane' February 24 show at the Hard Rock.
Vancouver's former director of planning says this is important to think about as Vancouver city council plans a major overhaul of the sign bylaw.
Big News From Grand Rock manages to be both a clever character study and a gentle comedy.
Scattered moments of mood-making don’t reward the patience required for this muddled debut.
People who live in glass slippers shouldn’t throw rhinestones.
The Festival du Bois performer is barely old enough to order a pint in a pub, but she’s already a seasoned Celtic-music artist.
Traditional Irish music has swung in and out of trends since the early ’90s, but the quality of the performers has been on a steady rise—
Someone needs to step up and keep the memory of “Gucci Gucci” alive.
The Firehall Arts Centre is presenting Toronto artist Heather Hermant’s interdisciplinary ribcage: this wide passage, the true story of the first Jewish woman to land in Canada.
The searing play takes place in the wake of the Civil War amid the ruins of a plantation and that focuses on three men—one of whom has owned the other two through slavery.
The duo will appear at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts’ Beyond Words series.
When it comes to diversity, Margarita, With a Straw has it in spades.
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For the longest time, Dave Hodge was perfectly content to hang out in the background, both in the studio and on-stage.