The Arts Report – June 1, 2011


On the show today…

Free tix to the Great Divorce at Pacific Theatre and Super 8 in theatres next week!

Vancouver fashionistas will once again battle for gorgeous handbags from the likes of Chanel, Versace and Prada at Vancouver Opera’s 2011 PURSEuasion Designer Bag Auction + Luncheon. The annual event raises funds for VO’s acclaimed education and community programs. Organizers Parviz Cordwell and Manjy Sidoo are on the show with details.

Vancouver Opera’s 2011 PURSEuasion Designer Bag Auction + Luncheon is at Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings Street on June 2nd. Champagne at 11:30am, with the auction beginning at noon. Tickets are $250. For tickets and further information, please contact Colette Lynch at 604-682-2871 ext.4850 or

VanMusic is a webzine dedicated to the underground music scene. Co-creator and CiTR DJ Oswaldo Perez is on the show to tell us about it in the first of the Arts Report extended interview series throughout June.

Check out the blogs, show reviews, podcasts and arts scene news at And don’t miss Oswaldo’s show The Morning After Show on CiTR, Tuesdays at 11:30am.

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