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Amir Amiri Ensemble

Fri, Jan 29 – Mon, May 31

Online | MAP

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBCpresents the Amir Amiri Ensemble in a digital production, available online fromJanuary 29, 2020. Tehran-born, Montreal-based Amir Amiri’s relationship to thesantur is spiritual, almost symbiotic, as he calls upon centuries of traditionwith an instrumental voice fluent in the musical dialects of the here and now.He’s joined by […]

Indigenous History in Colour

Wed, Feb 3 – Sun, May 9

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3, Canada | MAP

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Artpresents the Western Canadian premiere of Indigenous History in Colour,February 3 – May 9, 2021. This solo exhibition by Luke Parnell is a powerfulexploration of the relationship between Northwest Coast Indigenous oralhistories, conceptual art, and traditional formline design. The exhibition’smultidisciplinary analysis of the shifting perspectives of Northwest Coast artin […]

A Future Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake

Thu, Feb 11 – Sun, Sep 5

Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada | MAP

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBCannounces the powerful group exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life Afterthe Great East Japan Earthquake, February 11 to September 5, 2021. Theexhibition coincides with the 10th anniversary of the 2011 triple disaster thatsaw a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown hit the easternregion of Japan. A […]

Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider

Fri, Feb 12 – Mon, May 31

Online | MAP

One of contemporary Latin music’s mostexpressive voices, Magos Herrera joins forces with the dizzyingly eclecticstring quartet Brooklyn Rider—violinists Johnny Gandelsman and Colin Jacobsen,violist Nicholas Cords, cellist Michael Nicolas, and percussionist MathiasKunzli—for Dreamers, a project that celebrates music as a political act byimaginatively reinterpreting gems from the Ibero-American songbook alongsidenew pieces adapted from beloved texts. Presented […]

Lan Tung: Have Bow Will Travel

Fri, Feb 26 – Mon, May 31


The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBCpresents prolific composer, erhu player, and vocalist Lan Tung in a digitalproduction, available online from February 26, 2020. Lan Tung “sits at thecrossroads between East and West, innovation and tradition” (La ScenaMusicale). For this program, she will perform two world premieres for erhu andstring quintet by Canadian […]

Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market

Mon, Mar 1 – Sat, Apr 24

Hastings Park Farmers Market, 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1, Canada | MAP

Find 35+ farms and producers, food and coffeetrucks at the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market. The markets are operating as an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic.Public health modifications are in place to ensure the safety of the community.More info can be found at eatlocal.org/hastings-park.

Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography

Thu, Mar 4 – Sun, May 30

The Polygon Gallery, 101 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3J4, Canada | MAP

The Polygon Gallery presents the Canadian premiere of the delectably colourful touring exhibition Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography, on display from March 4 to May 30, 2021. Curated by writer Susan Bright and Aperture Foundation’s senior editor Denise Wolff, Feast for the Eyes tells the history of photography through the […]

Shane Koyczan

Fri, Mar 12 – Mon, May 31

Online | MAP

Uplifting, crushing, transcendent, and human.The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents Shane Koyczan in adigital production, available online from March 12, 2020. Arguably Canada’sbest-known spoken word artist, Koyczan’s performances combine electricnarratives and spellbinding stage presence. Wherever he puts his seeminglyboundless energy, Koyczan “is at the heart of a Category 5 creative hurricane”(The […]

Parāśakti: The Flame Within

Fri, Mar 19 – Mon, May 31

Online | MAP

Parāśakti—the Mother Goddess, the AbsoluteDivinity—plays a timeless role across geographic and socio-cultural barriers inHindu traditions. This new production explores the Goddess’ narratives throughsublime classical Indian music and dance, featuring Vancouver-based danceartist Arno Kamolika, Hindustani vocalist Akhil Jobanputra, along with some ofCanada’s finest instrumentalists including percussionist/mridangist CurtisAndrews, sitar player Sharanjeet Singh Mand, and violinist KaushikSivaramakrishnan. Presented […]

Sansei: The Storyteller

Fri, Mar 26 – Mon, May 31

Online | MAP

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBCpresents the illuminating and profoundly personal work Sansei: The Storytellerin a digital production, available online from March 26, 2021. This acclaimedinterdisciplinary piece explores the internment and dispossession of tens ofthousands of Japanese-Canadians following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Withcompassion and unexpected humour, creator/performer Kunji Mark Ikeda “dances,and […]

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