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Ensemble Theatre Company’s 8th Annual Repertory Festival

MARJORIE PRIME Five seconds into the future. It's the age of artificial intelligence, and eighty-five-year-old Marjorie - a jumble of disparate, fading memories - has a handsome new companion who's programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What will we remember, and what will we forget, given the chance? In this […]

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BC Culture Days

Every day is Culture Day on Granville Island! As a premier destination for arts and cultural activities year round, Granville Island looks forward to hosting a number of Culture Days activities this fall. The kick-off day September 24 will feature All Over the Map - a presentation of free dance performances, Vancity Roots and Culture, […]

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Frozen River

In nîkwatin sîpiy, Grandmother Moon tells the story of two eleven-year-olds, born under the same blood moon, but in different parts of the world. This new play follows their stories as they meet in a forest, and that of their descendants who meet in the present day in what is known as Manitoba. A broken […]

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Vancouver Writers Digital Festival Release

This October, we gathered on Granville Island for the 35th Anniversary Festival. We were overwhelmed by the response to our first fully in-person Festival after three years. The warmth of the audiences and the powerful conversations that took place on our stages were captured on camera so that we could share the magic of this […]

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Blue Stockings

It's 1896 and four women begin their studies at Girton, the first college to allow women at Cambridge University. However, unlike their male peers, no matter how hard they study, the Girton girls are denied degrees upon graduation. They leave as “Blue Stockings” — educated and intellectual, but both unqualified for the workforce and unmarriageable […]

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Vancouver International Flamenco Festival 2022

The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival will be holding two events on Granville Island: Flamenco for Children at 11am and a professional performance at 2pm. Both events take place in the Picnic Pavilion, located behind the Kids Market. For more information, visit www.vancouverflamencofestival.org.

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Pop-up Flamenco

Experience the vibrant flamenco arts outdoors on Granville Island. Flamenco Rosario presents Jhoely Triana with Peter Mole (guitar) and Maria Avila (cante) in a series of short pop-up performances of live flamenco dance and music. There will be three 20 minute performances popping up between noon and 2pm. As an extra treat, Jhoely will briefly […]

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Live Flamenco Show

The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music dance storylines puppetry and magic. The Karen Flamenco Dance Company will perform traditional flamenco group dances accompanied by live flamenco guitar and singer. This young and innovative dance company will also perform classical and modern pieces along compositions from Bizet Tchaikovsky Mozart […]

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AudioPLAY: Nom Nom Gnomes

AudioPLAY is Carousel Theatre for Young People’s 2020/2021 season of screen-free audio theatre designed to engage and excite – listen in! 'Tis the season to connect with family and friends, even if we have to do it a little bit differently this year. Let's chop, marinate, sauté, dance, sing, create music, and eat a wonderful […]

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Latin American Heritage Month

For the fourth consecutive year, Latincouver will celebrate Latin American Heritage Month in BC, by bringing a series of interactive events that include a combination of artists performances, art exhibitions, online workshops, forums, Video mapping and events to commemorate the rich and fascinating Latin American heritage and its influence in BC and Canada. Latin American […]

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Mom’s the Word: Talkin’ Turkey

Spend Christmas with our Favourite Moms! This festive season, the moms are back in the creative kitchen! Enjoy a theatrical feast flavoured with big Santa belly laughs, stuffed with dysfunction, and topped with a soupçon of sarcasm—all served on a platter of naked truth. Using their special recipe of raw humour and humanity, the moms prove […]

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The Improv Centre Presents: Improv Against Humanity 10th Anniversary Special

Improv Against Humanity is coming to The Improv Centre for the very first time for our terrific 10th Anniversary Special! Who will be crowned the Most Horrible Person in Vancouver during our birthday bash? Find out live on Thursday, November 10 with #IAHatTIC. Using the hit party game as inspiration, the comedians will create twisted […]

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Instantaneous Blue

This play follows Edward and Sara as they navigate the journey of welcoming their first child into life while shepherding Edward’s declining parents out of it. Their relationship frays as they maneuver the endless challenges of a disease that is God-like in its mysterious ways. Caught between the worlds of assembling IKEA baby cribs and […]

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