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In ages past, the Korean art of samul nori played a key part in agricultural life, energizing the soil at planting time and thanking the earth once fall’s bounty had been gathered...
A Vancouver Cantata Singers presentation. At Pyatt Hall on Saturday, March 8 This listener walked away from Bridge of Song with two thoughts clashing in his head, one being that...
A Vancouver International Dance Festival presentation. At the Vancouver Playhouse on Friday, March 7. No remaining performances Sponsored by the Vancouver International Dance...
Hermitage Green’s beginnings read like a joke, and there’s something absurd about the quintet’s rapid rise to fame at home in Ireland. Who else, for instance, can claim to have...
Musical-theatre innovator Adam Guettel has an apparently foolproof strategy for overcoming creative inertia: try something new. “Since my 20s, I’ve tried to learn a new instrument...
From the grassy void where her childhood home once stood, Bertha Clarke looks north across Union Street and surveys a changing Strathcona. New to the neighbourhood are an...
Given that they’re known for delivering intense performances while clad in loincloths and white body paint, it might make sense for Vancouver International Dance Festival...
You don’t have to dig deep to see where the Vancouver International Dance Festival’s focus on hybrid forms comes from: it’s an obvious outgrowth of its founders’ personal...
How Architecture Works By Witold Rybczynski. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 355 pp, hardcover It’s not quite everything you need to know about architecture, but it’s a great place to...
Repression in Russia, riots in Ukraine, and religious zealots at the helm here at home: the world does not feel like a particularly festive place. Except in the concert hall,...

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