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    • Talks

    Board Table Disruption

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    Can our broken Board models be fixed? At this time of upheaval across the sector, join us for a discussion on what’s working, and what needs to change in our non-profit governance.

    Playing at Online

    Showing on Feb 3 at the following times:

    1. February 3 at
      1. 12 pm
    • How many times have you heard that the non-profit Board model is broken, and can it be fixed? On Feb 3, join Marcus Youssef, Martha Rans, Yvette Nolan, and Mark Friesen for a riveting roundtable on boards to discuss the good, the bad and well, the ugly.
    • Performances

    DJ Kookum with Sierra Baker & Missy D

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    Three days of concerts to warm you, presented and streamed for free from Performance Works on Granville Island. From bebop to hip hop, get to know Vancouver's coolest artists from the comfort of home.

    Playing at Online

    Showing on Feb 19 at the following times:

    1. February 19 at
      1. 8 pm
    • Performances

    Gordon Grdina Trio

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    Three days of concerts to warm you, presented and streamed for free from Performance Works on Granville Island. From bebop to hip hop, get to know Vancouver's coolest artists from the comfort of home.

    Playing at Online

    Showing on Feb 20 at the following times:

    1. February 20 at
      1. 8 pm
    • Gordon Grdina is a JUNO Award winning oud/guitarist whose career has spanned continents, decades and constant genre exploration throughout avant-garde jazz, free form improvisation, contemporary indie rock and Arabic music.
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    Graveyards and Gardens

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    Two artists construct an entire album before your eyes in this live-streamed experiential performance, which features a fusion of dance and music so unique as to be revelatory.

    Playing at Online

    Showing on Jan 28–29 at the following times:

    1. January 28 at
      1. 4:30 pm
      2. 7:30 pm
    2. January 29 at
      1. 4:30 pm
      2. 7:30 pm
    • Here is your chance to see an album emerge before your eyes—and to witness a unique, revelatory melding of movement and sound. This live-streamed performance features a mixture of archival and electronic sounds, and the aural component is joined to dance.
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    • Performances

    I swallowed a moon made of iron 我咽下一枚铁做的月亮

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    Set to the poetry of Xu Lizhi, Njo Kong Kie’s song cycle uses the human voice, the piano, and video imagery to create a tragic but beautiful cry of protest in solidarity with immiserated workers everywhere.

    Playing at Online

    Showing on Feb 4–6 at the following times:

    1. February 4 at
      1. 7 pm
    2. February 5 at
      1. 7 pm
    3. February 6 at
      1. 4 pm
    • In this haunting song cycle, composer and performer Njo Kong Kie sets the poetry of factory worker Xu Lizhi to song and delivers a lamentation for our digital age. Kong Kie’s score for solo voice and piano is performed in Mandarin with English surtitles and combined with imagery, ambient sound, and
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    PROXIMITY – a collection of short works

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    This performance includes two of Joshua Beamish's creations – the world premiere of Lost Touch, a new solo danced by Renée Sigouin (Kidd Pivot, Out Innerspace Dance Theatre); and Proximity, a duet performed by Beamish and Sigouin together.

    Playing at Online

    Showing on Feb 25–Mar 11 at the following times:

    1. January 26 at
      1. Available at all times
    • Acclaimed around the world as an exceptional choreographer and performer, BC dance artist Joshua Beamish brings together a program of thrilling contemporary dance pieces showcasing both aspects of his work in PROXIMITY.
  • PuSh Walks

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    An innovation for these times of COVID: walk safely with artists through the urban spaces that have given them inspiration. This series features guided audio journeys that connect audiences with creators across time and space.

    Showing on Available at all times at the following times:

    1. January 26 at
      1. Available at all times
    • Performances
    • In-person
    • Sold out

    SANCTUARY: The Dakota Bear Ancient Forest Experience

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    This 360° experience takes you to the heart of a forest that has existed since the last Ice Age; it offers both an immersive adventure and an ecological awakening.

    Playing at Performance Works

    Showing on Feb 3–7 at the following times:

    1. February 3 at
      1. 3 pm
    2. February 4 at
      1. 3 pm
    3. February 5 at
      1. 3 pm
    4. February 6 at
      1. 1 pm
    5. February 7 at
      1. 1 pm
    • Performances
    • In-person
    • COVID Cancellation

    VIOLETTE

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    In this audacious combination of live theatre and Virtual Reality, viewers are invited one by one to enter a woman’s apartment; don a headset; and embark on a dark, magical journey...

    Playing at Studio 16

    Showing on Jan 28–Feb 6 at the following times:

    1. January 28 at
      1. 5 pm
    2. January 29 at
      1. 5 pm
    3. January 30 at
      1. 1:30 pm
    4. January 31 at
      1. 12 pm
    5. February 4 at
      1. 5 pm
    6. February 5 at
      1. 5 pm
    7. February 6 at
      1. 1:30 pm
    8. February 7 at
      1. 5 pm