Interviewer John Jane
talked with Daphne by telephone this week ahead of her band, vintage
jazz quintet Black Gardenia's Vancouver Jazz Festival concert on Canada
Day on Granville Island. She will be highlighting tunes from her latest
release “Lucky Star” a collection of classic standards
and vintage inspired originals. She is busily preparing for the honour
singing O Canada in English and French, new for this British songstress.
Dates and Venue April 11-15, 2018, varying times | Abbotsford Centre, 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Reviewer Cassie Silva
The name Cirque Du Soleil evokes quality - no matter how many different productions you have seen, you know you are in for a treat. You might expect their new show Crystal to follow the predictable pattern that some productions have started to rely on. That expectation would be wrong, as Crystal is truly something unlike anything you have seen before.
Dates and Venue Thursday, March 8, 2018, 8pm | Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Creators Adeen Karasick & Frank London Director Alexandra Aron Lighting Design Elizabeth Mak & Nicole Lang Costume Design Johanna Pan Choreography Rebecca Margolick, Jesse Zaritt & Jody Sperling Video Design Elizabeth Mak Stage Manager Nicole Lang Musicians Frank London - trumpet, Shai Bachar - keyboards, Deep Singh - percussion
Reviewer John Jane
Woman of Valor is a spectacularly unique, sixty-minute spoken-word
opera that incorporates: interpretative dance, poetry, evocative avant-garde
music and multi-media. Full