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(Photo Credit: Vancouver International Dance Festival.)
The Vancouver International Dance Festivaltakes the stage starting this week, and features movers and shakers from allover the world. International highlights include Dairakudakan, a butoh-inspired group from Japan well known for their spectacularcostumes and performance. A local favourite is Raven Spirit Dance, an Indigenous contemporary dance group that incorporates puppetryand multimedia into their productions.
When: Monday, March 4 – Saturday, March 30Where: Various venuesCost: From $15More Info: vidf.ca
The buzz is real for Poly Queer Love Ballad, the slam poetry musical that has snagged both the New Play Prize andCritic’s Choice Award at the VancouverFringe Festival. Audiences getto see what happens when a polyamorous bisexual poet and a monogamous lesbiansongwriter butt heads in harmony – loop pedal included, of course.
When: Tuesday, March 5 – Sunday, March 12Where: SUM GalleryCost: From $15More Info: polyqueerloveballad.com
Whisky & Words is sold out already, but lucky for you, there are a wide selection ofMasterclass tickets still up for grabs. Check out the Women and Whisky class taught by Beth Havers, the national brand ambassador for Glenfiddich.Participants will taste six different expressions during this virtual tour ofGlenfiddich Distillery, and learn how the world’s most awarded single malt goesfrom grain to glass. Cheers to International Women’s Day!
When: Friday, March 8 7:00 p.m.Where: Pacific Institute of Culinary ArtsCost: $65More Info: writersfest.bc.ca
Catch environmentalist, economist,writer, and certified smartypants Winona LaDuke’s keynote speech at this International Women’s Day event hosted by the Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. LaDuke’s work doesn’t shy away from politics – in fact, she tacklesfraught issues like police and pipelines head-on. If you’re looking for a spoonful of sugar to help thismedicine go down, the event will also feature the musical stylings of M’Girl, an Indigenous percussion-based ensemble.
When: Saturday, March 9 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Where: SFU Harbour Centre CampusCost: By donationMore Info: rapereliefcentre.bc.ca
Can you get smarter just by singing nerdysongs? There’s only one way to find out. As if karaoke isn’t quirky enough foryou already, you can scoot over to StormCrow Alehouse for Nerd Karaoke this Sunday. This musical evening is hosted by Carmin Carotenuto fromAdventure.exe Podcast – and for an extra twist, the theme is “Emo to theExtremo.” Musical Emo-Nerd 101 now in session.
When: Sunday, March 10 8:00 p.m.Where: Storm Crow AlehouseCost: Free entryMore Info: stormcrowalehouse.com