Together, artists Julie Tamiko Manning and Matt Miwa were determined to create a work to break the silence and collect the stories of Nisei (second-generation Japanese Canadians).
Maybe the fastest way to get to know Jiles, otherwise known as Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière, is to take a look at what’s written on her body.
Since moving from Spain to New York, she's been exploring the indigenous music of her adopted country: jazz.
On its website, the ensemble is humorously tagged as “undisciplined”, a punning reference to its open-minded attitude.
Here, the members of the Vancouver Bach Choir will get to stretch well beyond their usual baroque elegance.
The annual event's standards are higher than ever, but this year’s composer in residence notes that professionalism has come with a cost.
“I want to do standup comedy until I’m 88 years old, like Betty White,” she says.
Like many of the company’s other creations, the piece started with the songs of a tribe that lives to sing.
Most of us can only wistfully imagine what it was like to see the Little Sparrow belt out emotion-drenched torch songs like “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien”.
It's an epic work that’s blissfully alive, with white-powdered half-nude forms evoking Hieronymus Bosch’s wonderfully weird painting.
In this Ruby Slippers Theatre production, playwright Rosa Labordé reaches into her Latin heritage for touches of magic-realism, too
The Girls Are Coming! recalls the harrowing 1862 journey of 60 young women from England to B.C.