Category Archives: Theatre

Reviews of and musings on theatre performances from action-packed movies to the Bard on the Beach to the most beautiful operas.

My Thoughts on Christopher Robin the Movie

Earlier this week I went with my kids to see the movie Christopher Robin – or what my kids called “the Winnie the Pooh movie”. Of course no spoilers here, but I will say that while my kids enjoyed the … Continue reading

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At the Movies; My Three Favourite Comedies

A couple of weeks ago I did a podcast about my three favourite comedy movies and unless you are one of the six people in North America who listened to that episode of my podcast, you probably missed it. Of … Continue reading

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A Dad in the Burbs Visits Monster Jam Vancouver

We did it. We went to the Monster Jam event in the Pacific Coliseum on Friday night and you know what, it was actually a really, really fun family event. Sure there were more guys with beards and neck tattoos … Continue reading

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Monster Jam® Vancouver

While I drive around the city with my kids in one of the smallest cars on the road, my daughters have taken a fancy to trucks. Not just trucks like your regular SUV. Nope. They are wild about monster trucks … Continue reading

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A Day of Theatre; Evergreen Cultural Centre and the Cultch

Saturday was a day full of theatre for me. Not theatre in the sense of drama at home, but actual real drama in real theatres, seeing as I actually attended two different performances, one in the theatre at the Evergreen … Continue reading

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Cavalia Presents Odysseo in the Olympic Village

Although I have not yet found time in my hectic family schedule for us to attend a performance of Odysseo, a re-imagining of equestrian and theatrical arts, a couple of my friends have been to the show and they both said … Continue reading

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Arts Club Theatre Takes Baskerville On the Road

After a successful Vancouver premiere at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, the Arts Club is taking Baskerville on tour. Five actors play over 40 comical characters, filling the stage with suspects, allies, and heirs in this zany whodunit based on … Continue reading

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Burnaby Art Gallery; Art in the Community

The Burnaby Art Gallery is continuing their tradition of taking art out of the gallery and into the community with two new exhibitions opening next week at local libraries. Set to coincide with the start of the school year, Ben … Continue reading

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The Evergreen Cultural Centre Celebrates 20 Years

Here is the TLDR for this blog post: The Evergreen Cultural Centre presents their 20th anniversary as the premiere theatre and entertainment venue in the Tri-Cities. Come celebrate this milestone and kick off our new season with a dance party featuring SweetPea Swing … Continue reading

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Keith Langergraber at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby Art Gallery (BAG) present Betrayal at Babylon, a new installation by Vancouver-based mixed media artist Keith Langergraber that will be held at the gallery from September 9 to October 23, 2016. Investigating the impermanence of language and the complexity of human myth-making, the … Continue reading

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