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Check out the amazing Vancouver Latin American Film Festival!

CITR 101.9 is one of the sponsors of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Aug 28-Sept 7. Currently in it’s 12th year, the festival seeks to create dialogue between cultures and showcase contemporary Latin cinema to local audiences. This year’s festival features an eclectic mix of film from Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Columbia, the […]

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Premiere of DamNation at the DOXA Film Festival

By Danielle Piper The DOXA Documentary Film Festival ( May 2-11, 2014) is a chance for Vancouverites to watch some of the world’s major, independent documentaries. Each year, Vancouver hosts this festival and provides a wide array of politically charged and thought-provoking films in several languages. These films span in genre from Social Justice to […]

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DOXA Spotlight: “Come Worry With Us!” | May 6

CiTR is proud to present the screening of Come Worry With Us! at this year’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival. The film follows violinist Jessica Moss and singer/songwriter Efrim Menuck of Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra through their decision to bring their toddler on tour throughout North America with the band. Set against the swelling […]

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Ballet BC presents UN/A April 24-26 2014

  By Danielle Piper Ballet BC continues its 2013-2014 season with UN/A April 24-26, following their spectacular performance of Grace Symmetry in February. Similar to Grace Symmetry, UN/A will showcase three new pieces of choreography by Gioconda Barbuto, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Cayetano Soto, who are renowned for their previous works in the international dance world.

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Verses Festival of Words | April 5 – 12

Verses Festival of Words starts this Saturday! The mission of the Verses Festival of Words is to celebrate the transformative power of words – written, spoken or sung; to engage diverse groups in cutting-edge, live performances as both audience and participants; to present influential artists from both the oral and literary traditions, and to encourage […]

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Creations Estelle Clareton & Montreal Danse at Vancouver International Dance Festival ends March 29

by Danielle Piper The 14th annual Vancouver International Dance Festival (March 7-29) features a wide array of performances and workshops with dancers originating from China, Spain, Germany, Japan, the United States and Canada. Over the last three weeks, the city of Vancouver has enjoyed stunning artistry in genres such as Kokoro, Butoh, Modern, Contemporary, Hip […]

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The Vancouver International Dance Festival–Isreal Galvan

Isreal Galvan is reputed to be one of the most accomplished and innovative flamenco dancers in the world, known for infusing traditional flamenco with contemporary techniques. He appeared at the Playhouse on March 22 & 23, 2014 as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival. One concept central to flamenco is El Duende, an earth […]

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International Women’s Day 2014 I March 8 | 8AM – 10 PM

On Saturday, March 8, CiTR will be featuring programming from 8 AM – 10 PM that highlights female programmers, musicians, athletes, activists, organizations and more! Join us as we celebrate the role of women throughout the world with 14 hours (!!!) of vibrant, energetic and dynamic programming you won’t hear anywhere else. Click through for […]

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Vancouver International Dance Festival | March 7-29

The 2014 Vancouver International Dance Festival is just around the corner! This year’s festival features artists from China, Spain, USA, Germany, Japan, and Canada. Groups will be performing a diverse range of techniques and styles such as butoh, hip hop, flamenco, ballet, as well as cutting edge contemporary dance. Visit www.vidf.ca/tickets to buy tickets online and […]

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The Great Digital Film Festival 2014

The Great Digital Film Festival 2014 showcases your favourite films at any participating Cineplex location through to February 6th, 2014. Arts Reporter Dannielle Piper attended the festival on its opening night at Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver. Listen to Dannielle on The Arts Report between 5-6pm February 5th, 2014. The Great Digital Film Festival is a one […]

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