The first steps of a Frenchwoman in Vancouver

I’ve been roaming around the city and its surroundings for two months, slowly, at my own pace. As a former marketing person, before settling in the most populated city of British Columbia, I did my own research. I spent hours on the web “discovering” the city before even arriving. I found that I would read…

Revitalizing language: Michelle Sylliboy’s hieroglyphic poetry

A unique multimedia experience is coming to the Central Library (VPL) Sept. 19 as Michelle Sylliboy presents her book of hieroglyphic poetry, Kiskajey – I Am Ready. Sylliboy’s anticipated book is the first Mi’kmaq hieroglyphic poetry book ever published. Sylliboy is an artist raised on unceded territory in We’koqma’q Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has always had…

A fresh take on two Noh plays

Two Modern Noh Plays By Yukio Mishima will premiere Sept. 6 and run through Sept. 14 at the Vancity Lab at The Clutch. The dual production features two plays: Sotoba Komachi, directed by Kenneth Tynan and Hanjo, directed by Kate Ely. “Both plays dance around the theme of love; the reality of what it means to love…

A rare opportunity to view ‘Old Master’ Italian prints

Curator Hilary Letwin has teamed up with the Burnaby Art Gallery to showcase Italian prints dating from the Renaissance to the 18th century at the Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper exhibition. Gathered from local private and public collections, the works will be available Sept. 13 to Nov 17. European prints and drawings from this…

Cultural Calendar

From art gallery openings and theatrical performances to the moon festival to cultural gatherings, enjoy the last days of summer 2019 by attending some of the many events and festivals happening around the city. Autumn begins on the fall equinox: Sept. 23. See you then! * * * 2019 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival: Tea & The Moon…