Archive for the ‘The Arts Report’ Category

PostSecret: The Show – January 20th to February 7th

PostSecret is coming to the Firehall Arts Centre tomorrow night! From January 20th till February 7th, you will be able to experience a crowd-sourced narrative exploring our deepest fears, ambitions, and confessions. The Vancouver edition of PostSecret: The Show features TJ Dawe, Kahlil Ashanti, and Justin Sudds, each of whom will use their stage presence […]

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Looking For An Arts Director at CiTR!

Are you interested in being our next Arts Director?  We are currently looking for someone, or some two, to take on this role.  The Arts Report is one of CiTR’s flagship programs, helping us serve our community by reporting on local and underrepresented cultural events happening at UBC and in the Lower Mainland.  For a complete […]

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The World Tour of Quantum

The 60th anniversary of CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) celebrates 2014 with events such as The World Tour of Quantum. Quantum is a dance piece where physics concepts are explored and demonstrated through dance. Arts Reporter Dannielle Piper attended one of the performances on October 16th, 2014 at The Scotiabank Dance Centre.  Gilles […]

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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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