Under the direction of Hermiston, the UBC Opera Ensemble performed excerpts from Rigoletto and Candide, and while the dancing was best seen through splayed fingers, the vocal performances were ultimately a joy to watch.
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C.K. possesses an almost surgical knowledge of the difference between punching up and punching down. It's why he can pull off a show like this when nearly anyone else would be greeted with a sharp intake of breath.
Fashion has always been a big part of popular culture, but with time and increasing media exposure, it has also become how some people shape their identities. A brand name adds value to whatever product you’re buying beyond what you would use it for.
Bringing in the new year is the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Starting January 16 and continuing for three weeks, this diverse, contemporary festival is sure to inspire imagination with something available for every taste.
Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ’s fingers are moving like small ants, scattering all over the bamboo of the ?àn tranh — a 16-stringed instrument from Vietnam. They crawl across the neck, drawing forth what I imagine you might hear at the pearly gates.
Tosoff introduced the Quartet by saying that the music was her first experiment in combining her love of composition with lyrics and vocals — and in terms of a first experiment, it was a resounding success.
Speaking with Lucas in his cozy office, it’s hard not to gawp at the small revolution the Roots on the Roof community are cultivating. The myriad of color, the mess of memos and workshop sheets grows an office into a forest of creativity and light.
Brendan McLeod’s one-man show at the Chan Centre on November 17 had no props, tricks or special effects. It was simply a person on a stage delivering a monologue to a sold-out audience, many of whom were unsure of what to expect.
When Music Hits You Feel No Pain features 13 tracks, including her first single “Too Many Feelings” — a bilingual mix of French and English rap verses featuring collaborations with local Vancouver artists such as Kimmortal, Cogeta and Laydy Jams.
It seemed appropriate to watch a show entitled All Hell Is Breaking Loose, Honey on November 8, 2016. The performers even alluded in the show's introduction to the looming US election, the result of which had not yet been announced.
As the holiday season is upon us, the Eastside Cultural Crawl — one of Vancouver’s most beloved festivals — draws closer. From November 17 to 20, more than 475 participating artists will display their works across 78 buildings in Vancouver.
Hoping to draw a wide audience of students, faculty and staff alike to the event, the UMI is collaborating with Heart of the City Piano Program and Shine On Music to organize an evening tailored for UBC’s music lovers.
“About 10 months ago, Kiran asked me about how you would go about making a sensor suit,” said researcher Bob Pritchard. “We emailed back and forth, and after a few weeks, we decided we should build it.”
Steven Yzerman is overhauling the food truck menus. The first to get a culinary update is Roaming Bowl, with its new menu that was introduced on November 7. All five trucks will be offering new food items by the end of January 2017.
Entering the Museam of Anthropology on a Sunday morning, one could see a mass of people parking their cars and bringing their kids into the museum. This time it wasn't the impressive collection of indigenous art that Puppet Festival.