Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Assante Vancouver Centre Stars Series

A Tale of Two Mozarts

WHEN & WHERE January 22, 2021 at 7:30PM | Live stream at TheConcertHall.ca

This January, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrates “A Month of Mozart”, a mini-festival in TheConcertHall.ca, taking place in the composer’s birth month. The next concert continues with two iconic works from the master – his first symphony, written at the incredible age of eight years, and his last and longest, the fiery Jupiter Symphony.

Tickets 7 & 30 day subscriptions at: https://theconcerthall.ca/pricing

 

 

The Cultch
THE CAVE

WHEN & WHERE
January 22 & 23, 2021 at 7:30pm, January 24 at 12pm | Live broadcast of a filmed production

Conceived by Martha Ross, John Millard, and Tomson Highway, this pre-recording from the 2019 Luminato Festival, will be streamed live. Be transported to The Cave, part forest dwelling, part nightclub. The stage is set, MC John Millard is ready with his band, as the cabaret unfolds. Join a group of animals fleeing from a vicious forest fire who seek refuge in Bear’s cave. Waiting out the inferno, they reflect on their lives, their lost garden, and their impending doom. All shows will be accompanied by online post show events, to be announced

Tickets from $29. Single tickets on sale January 11 through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or tickets.thecultch.com




Turning Point Ensemble
Launch Party of 1+1+1+….
An Interdisciplinary Film Project

WHEN & WHERE Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 5pm | Online Event

1+1+1+… is an artistic chain of expression, the first ‘1’ is the performer, the second’1’ is the composer, and the third ‘1’ is the filmmaker, resulting in a series of five-minute art films, each comprising a new work that will be a unique portrait of the musicians that make up Turning Point Ensemble. Each musician will collaborate with individual composers, filmmakers and artists from other disciplines, such as dancers or visual artists, resulting in a series of 15 films. FILM #1: Synapses featuring David Owen, oboe

Tickets & information: $10 - turningpointensemble.ca All guests will be sent an email with details on how to watch the day before the launch party.



The Dance Centre
Digital Dance series

Erika Mitsuhashi: Making It Up: The Meeting | Being(s) in plain site

WHEN & WHERE February 2 - 6, 2021, Durational livestream: February 2-6; Performance livestream (part of PushOFF 2021): February 5, 2pm | streamed online from The Dance Centre

Where are the dances right now and how do these dances want to behave/exist/interface in a digital plane? Erika Mitsuhashi asks these questions through an experimental livestream experience. Playfully using a livestream video feed and DIY-sonography, Mitsuhashi reveals an imaginative microcosm: a world built in isolation, where a sacred meeting ensues between a cosmic vibrant-being and their assigned flesh-being on Earth. Erika Mitsuhashi - The Dance Centre

FREE – Info at: Erika Mitsuhashi/The Dance Centre




The Cultch and Musical Stage Company
do you want what i have got? a craigslist cantata by Veda Hille, Bill Richardson, and Amiel Gladstone

WHEN & WHERE February 5 - 7, 2021; Feb 5 & 6 at 4.30pm & 7.30pm, Feb 7 at 12pm | live-streamed online from The Cultch

Back by popular demand, the revolutionary show from Fall 2020 is back! Welcome back the cast of wild and wacky characters from the Craigslist community as they attempt to buy and sell online, all the while longing and searching for human connection.

Tickets from $29. Single tickets on sale now through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or thecultch.com




MISCELLANEOUS Productions

Resurrecting Dead Fairy Tales
An Online Lecture and Q&A with Folklorist Jack Zipes

WHEN & WHERE Wed, February 17, 2021 at 5pm PST | a (FREE) Facebook Watch Event

In a filmed online lecture, followed by a live, moderated Q&A for older youth and adult audiences, renown folklore and preeminent fairy tale expert Jack Zipes will exhume and examine the importance of little-known tales from the first half of the twentieth century. This lecture brings to life subversive stories created to oppose the rise of Nazism and other forms of totalitarianism.
More info: www.miscellaneousproductions.ca


 

The 36th Annual JCC Jewish Book Festival

WHEN & WHERE February 20-25, 2021 | Online and at the Jewish Community Centre

The Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival will warm up your winter nights with an exciting roster of writers from across Canada, the US, Israel, Great Britain and Chile. Local Vancouver authors are expected to be at limited-capacity in-person events, while faraway authors will come straight into your homes for virtual conversations.

Tickets Most Events are Pay-What-You-Can / Gold Pass $90 for All Feb 20 25 Events. GOTO: www.jccgv.com/jewish-book-festival for tickets and Info




Vancouver Opera
Richard Wargo's
The Music Shop

Available Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 7:30pm

Featured performers Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists

In this genuinely amusing story, a meek husband desperately searches a music shop for a song requested by his wife. But if only he could remember the title or the tune of the song! His Wagnerian wife appears in a series of hilarious hallucinations during his mad scramble through the ill-fated music shop.

Tickets full digital season of opera for $99 per household.

 


ONGOING


United Players
She Sells Sea Shells
by Helen Eastman

When & Where 22 January – 14 February 2021 | Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery, Vancouver

When she was twelve, Mary Anning discovered the first ichthyosaur, and she became an important, if forgotten, paleontologist. Known primarily from the children’s tongue-twister that she inspired, Anning’s life challenges us to see the beauty buried in the stones beneath our feet.

Tickets regular $30, seniors & students $26, available on line at unitedplayers.com/season-plays-and-tickets/
Reservations for ticket holders also available at 604 224 8007, ext. 2. All tickets $15

 

 

Vancouver Opera
Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors

WHEN: Available Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30pm

Featured performers Andreas Dala - Boy soprano, Music Director Leslie Dala

Since its Christmas Eve premiere in 1951, this story has warmed the hearts of audiences around the world. Three Kings, following the star to Bethlehem, stop for shelter at the home of Amahl, a poor, crippled shepherd boy and his widowed mother. Amahl offers his own simple gift to the Wondrous Child and then a miracle happens.

Tickets Subscriptions available for the digital season performances off the stage and for your at-home viewing enjoyment.