The film touches upon “issues of race, racism, issues of belonging, feeling misplaced in this territory we call Canada, issues of identity, and how the state wants to define people a certain way”.
Featuring the playwright and a different actor sharing the stage each night, the innovative and poetic show is like a warm hug for the audience.
Ralph Fiennes's uneven movie centres on the Russian dancer's dramatic defection to the West in 1961.
The Figure light will be part of the dance company's silent auction during Program 3 from Thursday to Saturday (May 9 to 11).
The annual event offers an accessible way to scope out the work of more than 60 artists, and to get to know their stories and processes.
DJs, MCs, and multimedia installations: that and more will bring the Vancouver Art Gallery alive for the biggest art bash of the season.
When it comes to the world’s classical clarinetists, Spanish-born, Vancouver-based Jose Franch-Ballester is in the top tier.
The pieces have a fondness for Byzantine scales and singing styles, which bring an exotic edge to the ensemble's work.
As Winston Churchill once famously said of Russian foreign policy, composer Gordon Fitzell’s piece is “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma”.
Memories and sensations are evoked in colour and gesture indicating sky, land, and water, over which float brilliant organic forms.
CBC Reclaimed's Jarrett Martineau is also back to curate an evening of cutting-edge hip-hop and spoken-word performances
Three photographers from Vancouver and B.C. have taken all of the top spots at a 2019 Canadian photography award.
Improvisation is key when there are no songs to learn.
Attractions include a beach parade and pavilions showcasing the area's ethnic traditions.