Hey there. Anyone else itching to go do things?
Everything shuts down over the holidays, and it can be slow to start up again. It feels a bit like the arts scene is in snowmelt mode: we’ve got the first green shoots happening now. Soon, it’s going to be in full bloom.
There’s so much good that comes from rest.
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Dance, disease, revolution: The Dance Centre and PuSh International Performing Arts Festival present Tangaj Collective in Ramanenjana
Ramanenjana is an innovative docufiction performance about a ‘dance epidemic’ which swept Madagascar in 1863. This witty and intriguing trio was co-created by Simona Deaconescu (Romania) and Gaby Saranouffi (Madagascar).
Three shows only from January 19-21, at Scotiabank Dance Centre: get your tickets here.
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Magic City Hippies Return to Vancouver this February!
Miami's alt-pop psych-funk party starters Magic City Hippies return to Hollywood Theatre on February 15 with The Palms and Josh Fudge! Their engaging and energetic live show takes even the most dance-stubborn attendee and persuades a hypnotically voluntary participation. Dance away those winter blues and get your tickets today!
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
ART: AI imagery raises questions in Hope Refuse. (Jan. 12 to 21 @ August Studios)
DANCE: Dog Rising shows for one night only. (Jan. 12 @ Roundhouse Community Centre)
ART: Dani and Sheilah ReStack’s Feral Domestic examines desire during disaster. (Jan. 13 to April 6 @ Western Front)
COMEDY: Rachel Ruecker celebrates her birthday with Capricorn Baby. (Jan. 14 @ the MOTN)
SOUND BATH: Ascension’s mindfulness comes with “full-spectrum gong immersion.” (Jan. 14 @ St. James Community Square)
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