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Vostok and Friends
December 20, 2017

The Events is coming up and that means it is time to showcase our choirs! 

Our next choir is one that has grown just for The Events, and that's Vostok and Friends!

Normally a trio of incredible singers performing music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans, Vostok has added a few people to their group so that they could be a part of this production. Vostok means The East, and they represent Eastern European music in East Van! Vostok's songs take the listener from bliss to despair and back again.

Take a listen to some of their work by clicking here, and check them out at The Events on January...

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St. Paul's Church Choir
December 16, 2017

The Events is coming up and that means it is time to showcase our choirs! 

Next up, for our first Saturday night performance on January 20, 2018 is the St. Paul's Church Choir. 

At St. Paul's, they see music as a way to glorify God, and edifies people through worship and music during our regular and special church services. Under the guidance of musical director Michael Molnar, the choir is always looking for passionate people who want to use their gifts during services.

We're thrilled to have them performing with us in The Events.

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Vancouver City Singers
December 12, 2017

The Events is coming up and that means it is time to showcase our choirs! 

First up, for our first matinee performance on January 20, 2018 is the Vancouver City Singers

Vancouver City Singers was established 60 years ago and has been a staple in the Vancouver community choir scene ever since! What was once a group of singers at Christmas time has grown into a choir with robust taste. Currently under the direction of Holly Denney, the choir sings a variety of genres from jazz, folk, gospel and well beyond. 

If you've thought about joining a choir, Vancouver City Singers is always on the lookout...

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Chalice Choir, Unitarian Church
December 8, 2017

The Events is coming up and that means it is time to showcase our choirs! 

First up, for our January 19, 2018 performance is the Unitarian Church's Chalice Choir

The Unitarian Church is known as being a centre for musical performances and gatherings. The Church has a number of music programs, and also hosts performances, benefits and recitals! The Chalice Choir is under the direction of Donna Brown, a teacher and passionate singer who loves the challenge of a new piece of music - and is excited for the challenge of The Events.

We're very excited to have Donna and her choir on board for...

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Lynn Valley Voices
November 30, 2017

The Events is coming up and that means it is time to showcase our choirs! 

First up, for our opening night performance on January 18, 2018 is the Lynn Valley Voices

Under the direction of Frank Chu, this group welcomes anyone that has a passion for singing and want to share that passion by singing in an ensemble! This choir is a non-auditioned choral group that sings a variety of musical styles that focus on the themes of compassion, beauty, inclusivity, harmony and humour. They also like to draw on the wisdowm of world music that represents many cultures and traditions.

This fantastic choir...

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Anais West
November 23, 2017

Jumping Into Breath:
The Queer Female Protagonist in David Grieg’s The Events     

I wanted to start my first post as Associate Artistic Producer of Pi Theatre by diving straight into conflict. I like my theatre confrontational and I like to embody that in my writing as well.

Last night, I tried to watch a Canadian lesbian indie film. I could barely get through the first fifteen minutes. What ultimately disinterested me was how clichéd the queer female representation was. I’m tired of seeing the same old tropes: the confused bisexuals, the predatory lesbians, the fetishization of relationships...

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