Archive for the ‘Festivals and Events’ Category

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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Steam Whistle Unsigned Show | April 3

Steam Whistle hosts its first UNSIGNED show in Vancouver of 2014 in support of Canadian independent music artists. On Thursday April 3rd 2014, Redbird, Rolla Olak, and JP Maurice will take the stage in Vancouver at the Biltmore Cabaret! The Unsigned concert series started in Toronto five years ago, makings its way across Canada to […]

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Perfect Pussy with Special Guests Vision | March 25

 Timbre Concerts and CiTR Radio 101.9 present PERFECT PUSSY with Special Guests Vision. From Syracuse, noise-punk band, on tour to support their upcoming debut on Captured Tracks. Doors open at 8:00pm and the show starts at 9:00pm at The Cobalt (917 Main Street, Vancouver) Advanced tickets are $10 + service charge at Red Cat Records, […]

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Fundrive Finale at the Biltmore Tonight!

The night we’ve all been waiting for is finally here – its the Fundrive Finale at the Biltmore Cabaret! Come help us end a fantastic, crazy, exciting week of fundraising with a ROCK ‘N’ ROLL LOTTERY featuring 25 musicians from local bands. Bid on amazing silent auction prizes including music festival passes, concert tickets, restaurant […]

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Silent Auction Surprises: Musical Madness!

Don’t forget to come to our Fundrive Finalé Rock Lottery at the Biltmore this Friday! Along with the once-of-a-lifetime thrill of seeing six brand new/never again bands in the Rock n’ Roll Lottery, you’ll have the chance to bid on loads of sweet silent auction prizes. Since you’re into CiTR 101.9 FM, chances are good […]

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Fundrive Finalé Silent Auction *Tasty Treats*

Every year, our Fundrive Finalé show features a fabulous silent auction. This year’s is shaping up to be a doozy! Check it out at the Biltmore this Friday. Some of the more delicious items include:  an ice cream tasting flight at Rain or Shine Ice Cream, gift certificates from Bandidas Taqueria and Nuba Kitsilano, and generous gift packs […]

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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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Arts Review: PuSh Mainstage

PuSh is Vancouver’s International Performing Arts Festival, presenting dynamic, challenging and ground-breaking art from across the world every January. CiTR Arts Reporter Brenda Grunau attended three PuSh performances over the past two weeks, and penned the following review: The Inheritor Album is a series of pieces exploring inheritance and succession through dance. Vancouver’s 605 Collective […]

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Discorder Fundraiser and New Format Launch Party | January 31

HAVE PLANS THIS FRIDAY? Well cancel them, because Discorder’s having a fundraiser, and it’s going to be a good time. So come one, come all to the Astoria to help that magazine from CiTR celebrates the launch of a brand-new redesign with some great local bands, including Cult Babies, Catlow, War Baby and Hallow Moon. […]

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CiTR January Workshop: Advanced DJing with DJ Kutcorners

Advanced DJ Workshop:  An advanced DJ workshop, hosted by Kutcorners   Monday January 27th 6-8pm in the UBC Student Union Building, Room 212 In this workshop Matt Perry (Kutcorners) will explain the concept and execution behind the making of the “Live sets”, that he and Dj Marvel have been performing as “The Freshest”.  The workshop […]

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