Archive for the ‘The Arts Report’ Category

Arts Report Review: Turning Point Ensemble’s Carnival

Vancouver has been and will be always a source of musical talent. Founded in 2002, Turning Point Ensemble‘s 16 core instrumentalists bring together magnificent music from the early 20th century to today’s modern. Bringing in audiences with their flair-filled shows and intricately woven programs, audiences will be forever transformed by the experience. Carnival, featuring acclaimed […]

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Arts Report Review: Studio 58’s Oklahoma!

Langara-based theatre company Studio 58 brought the sunny shimmer of the American Midwest Summer with their production of Oklahoma! Debuted on February 1st, the show will come to a close on the 1st of March, 2015. Directed by David Hudgins, and Musical Direction by Christopher King, with choreography by Shelley Stewart Hunt and costuming by  Diva […]

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Arts Report Review: PuSh Festival’s Steppenwolf | A Scene of Absurd Expression

Once again, Vancouver’s International Performing Arts Festival PuSh brought a bevy of dazzling and dynamic performances to challenge audiences and their viewpoints on art. As you may have heard on the Arts Report, our CiTR Arts Reporters have been abuzz about PuSh and lauded the festival for their bold and energetic approach in creative works. One of such […]

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Arts Report Review: UBC Theatre’s Bacchae 2.1

From a stunning opening night on January 22nd, 2015, to its closing yesterday on February 8th, 2015, UBC Theatre’s stage production of The Bacchae 2.1 proved that UBC Theatre has continued to push boundaries in theatrical performance and provide challenging and provocative narratives for the audience. CiTR Arts Report covered the event extensively on-air, providing an in-depth […]

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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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