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Chor Leoni’s Erick Lichte proposes a new Christmas tradition: ‘All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914’

It’s Christmas choral season at Artslandia, and we reached out to Artistic Director Erick Lichte to ask a few questions about Chor Leoni’s Christmas concert, All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914. Rebecca Karpus: What kind of program can the audience expect from All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914? Erick Lichte: Audiences will see a unique form of musical ... Read More »

It’s Beginning to Sound a lot like Christmas! Artslandia’s Choral Music Preview

The weather is getting colder, the shops are getting busier, and there’s a special kind of excitement in the air. It’s that time again, the holiday season, and what that means to Artslandia is simple: brilliant holiday choral concerts. Picture, if you will, an advent calendar, with 5 doors between today and Christmas. Behind each awaits an excellent Vancouver choir, ... Read More »

PuSh Festival 2016 Program Launch Party

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The perfect blend of Dance/Theatre: Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg opens up about ‘Porno Death Cult’

1 part theatre. 1 part dance. 1 part existentialism. Shake well. Artslandia’s Katrina Ketchum caught up with Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg to talk about her upcoming solo remount Porno Death Cult as part of Shadbolt Centre for the Arts’ 20th anniversary season. Friedenberg shares with us the genesis of the work (spoiler: the idea came to her through her 2010 pilgrimage through Spain), her unique ... Read More »

Christmas with a “Jazzy Flare”: Elektra’s Morna Edmundson unwraps ‘Chez Nous’

It’s Christmas choral season at Artslandia, and we reached out to Artistic Director Morna Edmundson a few questions about Elektra’s Christmas concert, Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra. Rebecca Kaprus: There is such excitement surrounding holiday concerts! From your perspective, what is it that creates such a powerful relationship between the holiday season and music? Morna Edmundson: Particularly at this time ... Read More »