Archive for the ‘The Arts Report’ Category

The Value Of Things

The Value of things is a piece of dance, theatre and “hot French Canadian men jumping around in ratty tank tops and fur coats” which was presented by Plastic Orchid Factory in June.  Arts Reporter Dannielle Piper went to check out the show: “The Value of Things” is a critically acclaimed dance and theatre performance […]

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Cinema Spectacular Review!

CINEMA SPECTACULAR Vancouver’s second annual “Cinema Spectacular” was held on April 23rd, 2015. Reporter Dannielle Piper reviewed the event and several of its films for the Arts Report. Cinema Spectacular features several little-known films from across Canada. These films span a variety of themes broaching topics of religion, gender identity, friendship, motherhood and love. Although […]

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April 22 – May 3: Verses Festival of Words

Bookworms! Verses Festival of Words is nigh. Running from April 22 – May 3, the fifth annual literary festival will be taking place along Commercial Drive – the primo cultural district for Vancouver’s spoken word community. As one of the programs offered by non-profit Vancouver Poetry House, this year’s schedule boasts the Canadian Individual Slam […]

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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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