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In the Community This Week

March 21, 2014

The PuSh Festival may only last for three weeks every January, but our many presentations partners continue to present amazing works of performing arts throughout the season. Like the PuSh Festival, our presentation partners across […]

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The Slippery In-Between

January 30, 2014

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival commissioned Placemaking: A Decade in the City, a collection of essays from artists and writers to explore the Festival’s ‘place’ in the […]

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Curatorial Statement – Mixtape with Gabriel Kahane & Timo Andres

January 22, 2014

A couple of years ago, Gabriel Kahane, Timo Andres, and I had dinner in New York to hatch plans for each of them to make music in Vancouver. Gabe had played for Music on Main […]

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10 Things to Know About Night by Human Cargo

January 22, 2014

Night is a cross-cultural theatre work originally produced by the National Arts Centre (its first collaboration with a northern arts organization). Since its premiere in 2010 in Ottawa, the Human Cargo production has toured across […]

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Origins of the PuSh Young Ambassadors Program: an interview with Dani Fecko

January 20, 2014

Joyce Rosario, PuSh Festival’s Associate Curator and coordinator of the 2014 Young Ambassadors program speaks to her predecessor, Dani Fecko, now Managing Producer of Boca del Lupo, and founder of PuSh Festival’s Young Ambassadors program. The Young […]

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First look at week 2 from the curatorial department

January 09, 2014

There’s just so much to look forward to during the 2014 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival! It seems like only yesterday I wrote the week one of PuSh Festival round-up, and already we are only FIVE […]

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December 12, 2013

Many months ago, former Senior Curator for the PuSh Festival Sherrie Johnson first brought the beautiful performance Danse Lhasa Danse to my attention. I was instantly intrigued as I had long been a huge fan […]

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Curatorial Statement – Vanessa Kwan on FUSE

December 09, 2013

The PuSh Festival and the Vancouver Art Gallery have been working together, in some form or another, for the last four years (Sometimes I Think, I Can See You, 2013; Guided Tour, 2012; Tanya Tagaq, 2011). It […]

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