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am a explores identity through the lens of neuroplasticity, a science that examines the brain’s capacity for change. But how do we change our brains? And if we can change, how far can we go? Using personal text, scientific writings, dance, song, and frivolity to explore personal confrontation. am/a is a celebration of being human. Of daring to succeed. Of daring to fail. MORE

Feb 21 – Mar 4, 2017

am a

Theatre

Culture Lab

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This February, celebrate the strength and power of the female experience and spirit with an amazing line-up of work by female artists! All month long, events will highlight the strength and power of the female voice and experience. MORE

Jan 31 - Mar 4, 2017

Femme February

Community + Dance + Theatre

Culture Lab, Historic Theatre

Artwork by Ewan McNeil
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Elbow Room
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A candid look inside Vancouver’s most iconic eatery: home of raucous service, celebrity sightings, and hearts of gold. Dave Deveau (My Funny Valentine) and Anton Lipovetsky (Broken Sex Doll) sink their teeth into the whimsy and heart of real life café owners Patrice and Bryan and explore how we age together in a Technicolor world. MORE

Mar 1 – 12, 2017

Elbow Room Café: The Musical

Comedy + Music + Theatre

York Theatre

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Peninsula Productions is proud to present the Canadian Premiere of Jaki McCarrick’s captivating play Belfast Girls


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Mar 15 - 18 2017

Belfast Girls

Drama + Theatre

Culture Lab

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Returning after THREE sold out runs, don’t miss your chance to see the production The Georgia Straight called “one of the best shows you’ll ever see.” Each performance will be different, daring, ridiculous, and on the edge of the hands of renowned puppeteer provocateur Ronnie Burkett and his resident company of over 40 marionettes. For ages 19+ MORE

Mar 21 – Apr 9, 2017

The Daisy Theatre

Comedy + Theatre

Historic Theatre

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Prepare yourself for a night full of wonder with this chance to be part of a truly amazing and magical experience with Camilo the Magician MORE

Mar 31, Apr 1, 7&8, 14&15

ABRACADABRA

Magic

York Theatre

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Choreographer/creator Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg presents an exciting blend of dance and theatre with her signature comic sensibilities. how to be is a close up look at how we think we "should" be, how we think others "should be," and the beautiful failure of it all. MORE

Apr 12 – 15, 2017

How To Be

Dance + Theatre

Historic Theatre

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ALMOST, MAINE: It’s love. But not quite. MORE

April 15th-22nd, 2017

Almost, Maine

Drama

Culture Lab

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Le Patin Libre is creating a new kind of ice dancing, far beyond the confines of traditional figure skating. There are no sparkles, no stereotypes, and no fuzzy animal costumes. An all-ages spectacle of dizzying spins, spiralling arabesques, and maximum fun. MORE

Apr 18 – 30, 2017

Vertical Influences

Dance

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DakhaBrakha is world music quartet from Kiev, Ukraine. Reflecting fundamental elements of sound and soul, Ukrainian “ethno-chaos” band DakhaBrakha, create a world of unexpected new music. MORE

Apr 21, 2017

DakhaBrakha

Music

York Theatre

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Mump & Smoot
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A Cultch Presentation

The famed Canadian clown duo return to The Cultch with a new work that will take Vancouver audiences yet again into the giddy, scary world of pure imagination. In their twisted netherworld, Mump and Smoot are confronted by a myriad of nightmarish obstacles that present themselves at every turn. MORE

Apr 26  – May 7, 2017

Mump and Smoot in Anything

Comedy + Theatre

York Theatre

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This year we are proud to celebrate our nation's 150th anniversary with our theme: Oh, Canada! It promises to be an evening full of surprises, paradoxes, and extraordinary entertainment! Enjoy great wine, food, and entertainment, all themed around our amazing country! MORE

La Merda
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A Cultch Presentation

A naked Silvia Gallerano sings and howls this provocative and critically acclaimed text. Her rage and bravery reveal revolting secrets, and a modern society that is powerful, desperate, vulnerable, and cutting. A multi-award winning sell-out hit across Europe, La Merda is truly shocking and truly brilliant. MORE

May 2 – 13, 2017

La Merda

International + Theatre

Historic Theatre

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In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came. Children of God offers a thrilling blend of ancient traditions and contemporary realities, celebrating resilience and the power of the Indigenous cultural spirit. MORE

May 17 – Jun 3, 2017

Children of God

Drama + Music + Theatre

York Theatre

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" A magnificent show....not to be missed."
-Elizabeth Nolan, Gulf Islands Driftwood, Salt Spring Island, BC. 2014. MORE

May 18, 7:30pm

Northern Tapestry – A Lost World

Drama + Music + Poetry

Culture Lab, Drama

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