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Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Posted on July 26, 2017 at 5:26 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The 29th Annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival is back and under the new leadership of co-artistic directors Amber Dawn and Anoushka Ratnarajah it’s got an edgier and more political feel.  I pre-screened some films and will add to this blog as I see them. Dream Boat (Germany) The men who go gay cruises do seem […]

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Phantom Of The Opera – Vancouver

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 10:24 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The Phantom of The Opera by Broadway Across Canada Until July 23rd Epic new staging matches the overly dramatic score in the best possible way, Phantom of The Opera is one of the most popular musicals in the world. There are some who considered it over-wrought and simplistic but there is no denying its impact […]

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The Drowsy Chaperone – Vancouver

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 6:22 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The Drowsy Chaperone by Theatre Under The Stars Until August 19th Incredibly tight, ridiculously hilarious and a surprisingly touching show. What delightful script and how wonderfully unusual were it’s beginnings. First created by Don McKellar, Greg Morrison and Lisa Lambert as wedding gift for their friend Bob Martin. These talented friends realized that their passion […]

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Mary Poppins – Vancouver

Posted on July 12, 2017 at 4:36 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Mary Poppins – Theatre Under The StarsUntil August 19th Guest reviewer Jay Catterson Another summer in the city signals the start of yet another season of Theatre Under The Stars at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park. Now in its 71st season, TUTS Vancouver got off to a smashing start with their latest production of […]

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6 Modern Wood Wall Clocks To Spruce Up Any Decor

Posted on at 1:30 pm by Jacques — Make a Comment

Although most of us can find out the time by quickly checking our phones, there’s something to be said for taking a moment to look away from a screen and check the time on a beautifully crafted wall clock. Here are 6 examples of modern wood wall clocks that will have you wanting to check the […]

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Bard on The Beach – Vancouver

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 12:11 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Bard on The Beach – The Big Tent Until September 23rd So you are thinking it is time to see some Shakespeare and in particular see it at Bard on The Beach but perhaps you have some trepidation. You studied a little bit in high school but you don’t really consider yourself an expert beyond […]

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Bittergirl The Musical – Vancouver

Posted on June 28, 2017 at 12:00 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Bittergirl The Musical at The Arts Club Theatre Until July 29th So much talent so little story. If you want to hear a lot old songs sung exquisitely by a super talented cast and band and that get some giggles at some funny antics then you will love this show! But if you want a […]

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City of Angels – coming soon to Vancouver

Posted on June 27, 2017 at 10:15 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

City of Angels opened on Broadway at the Virginia Theatre on December 11, 1989 and closed on January 19, 1992 after 879 performances and 24 previews. A musical comedy with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by David Zippel, and book by Larry Gelbart. The musical weaves together two plots, the “real” world of a writer trying […]

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Hand To God – Vancouver

Posted on June 3, 2017 at 9:53 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Hand Of God by Arts Club Theatre Until June 25th Fearlessly funny and shockingly kind of sweet. I did not know a lot going into this new comedy except what I read on the press release. It was such a wild and unexpected ride I don’t want to give anything away. In a church basement […]

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Outside Mullingar – Vancouver

Posted on May 20, 2017 at 11:26 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Outside Mulligar by Pacific Theatre Until June 10th Quirky and sweet Irish Rom-Com with dark undercurrent and a brilliant leading man. John Patrick Shanley knows how to craft idiosyncratic dialouge. The Pulitzer Prize winning playwright has written over 25 plays (Four Dogs and a Bone, Doubt, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea) and he is […]

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