In The Loop: Promoting the arts in Vancouver, BC

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In The Loop is a web site and newsletter dedicated to promoting local artists in the Vancouver, BC area who do not have their own large-scale publicity agents. For more information, please see our vision statement and policies.

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April 26 & 27, 2014

Sing City & Fat Chants: Live & Licensed!

Live & Licensed!
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Sing City & Fat Chants presents:
Live & Licensed!

Enjoy the energy of Vancouver's only Pop/Rock choir, Sing City, and the Jazz/Funk of our smaller choir, Fat Chants.

Songs like Michael Buble's "Sway" and Tina Turner's "Proud Mary" will definitely get your toes tapping.

Two great performances coming up on April 26, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. and April 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street, Vancouver.

Tickets now available at our website. $28/29 Paypal
Submitted by: Pamela Searle
April 26, 2014

Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir: Harmonies from Home

Harmonies from Home
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Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir presents:
Harmonies from Home

One of the Lower Mainland’s favourite men’s choirs brings its spring concert series to Vancouver's West Side on Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 pm at the West Point Grey United Church.

Hailed for their eclectic repertoire and vocal joie de vivre, the Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir offers a mix of popular ballads, sacred and folk songs, Canadiana, rousing male voice classics and the occasional rock and roll.

The combination mines the rich history of male choral standards and adds new and unexpected arrangements of contemporary works. “The joy they feel conveys itself to the hearts of the audience,” said one enthusiastic choral fan.

Tickets $20 - Seniors $18 - Students $10
Tickets available at the door or in advance from West Point Grey United Church 9am-3pm Tuesday to Friday: 604-224-4388

Orpheus info line: 604-515-5686
Submitted by: Robert Forbes
April 29, 2014

The Dance Centre: International Dance Day events

International Dance Day events
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The Dance Centre presents:
International Dance Day events

The Dance Centre presents a program of events celebrating International Dance Day in Vancouver.

Featured companies and artists include the exciting aerial dance company Aeriosa at SFU Woodward’s, dynamic hip hop crew SOULdiers at the Vancouver Public Library, innovative contemporary dance artists Vanessa Goodman, Ziyian Kwan and Deanna Peters at Scotiabank Dance Centre, and more.

Tuesday April 29, 2014, 10am-8pm
Full schedule of events and locations:

Admission is free or by donation.
Submitted by: Heather Bray
May 2, 2014

Sound Eclectic: By Moonlight

By Moonlight
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Sound Eclectic presents:
By Moonlight

Sound Eclectic presents its second annual spring showcase - By Moonlight.

Come and join us on Granville Island for a sublime evening of jazz, pop, classical, Latin, gospel and world music in joyful vocal harmony!

Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
Time: Doors 7pm for 7.30pm show
Venue: Performance Works, Granville Island
Price: $20 per ticket; $21 via PayPay online (inc. PayPal fee)
Submitted by: Joannah Connolly
May 3, 2014

Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir with guests The White Rock Children's Choir: SONGS from STAGE and SCREEN

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Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir with guests The White Rock Children's Choir presents:

The renowned White Rock Children's Choir ensemble
AD LIBITUM CONCERT CHOIR - soon to perform
at CARNEGIE HALL, New York, will be Guests of the
VANCOUVER WELSH MEN'S CHOIR, at White Rock Baptist Church.

"THE AD LIBITUM CONCERT CHOIR is a Treble Choir that consists of members aged 12 and older. Choreography and movement also forms an integral part of performances." (Their www site)

Music Director: Sarona Mynhardt

VWMC Music Director: Jonathan Quick
Accompanist: David Buchan

Enjoy the sound of young voices, the mature male voice choir sound of VWMC, and the combined voices in joyous harmony.

Fun for all ages!

Saturday, May 3rd, at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices: Free for kids under 12 with adult
Adults- $25; Seniors- $22; Students- $10

Tickets: Mareth's Hair Studio (Mon/Fri)
15239- 16th Ave, Surrey, B.C.

Tapestry Music Shop (Mon-Sat)
1335 Johnston Road, White Rock, B.C.

or Buy on-line (no fees) at or
phone 604-878-1190
or buy from any VANCOUVER WELSH MEN'S CHOIR Member
Submitted by: Duncan Macdonald
May 9, 2014

French Triptych

French Triptych
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French Triptych

Organists Michael Molnar, Michael Dirk and David Poon in concert

Friday May 9, 8 pm
Holy Rosary Cathedral, Dunsmuir & Richards, Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $20 / Students and Seniors $15
Available at the door, at the Cathedral Office (646 Richards) and by phone 604 682 6774

Three young Vancouver organists performing 19th- and 20th-century French music on Holy Rosary Cathedral's magificent Casavant organ. Works by Alain, Boellmann, Dubois, Durufle, Gigout, Guilmant, Saint-Saens, and Widor. This concert will be projected on a giant screen at the front of the Cathedral.
Submitted by: Rachel Alflatt
May 25, 2014

Brian Tate: How Can I Keep from Singing? An Evening of Classical and Jazz: Brian Tate's 60th Birthday Concert

How Can I Keep from Singing? An Evening of Classical and Jazz: Brian Tate's 60th Birthday Concert
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Brian Tate presents:
How Can I Keep from Singing? An Evening of Classical and Jazz: Brian Tate's 60th Birthday Concert

Unitarian Church, 49th & Oak
Tix $20 at

Brian Tate, director of City Soul Choir, is turning 60! This is going to be off the charts, and for a good cause too.

A celebration to remember. A phenomenal evening of music with the great Brian Tate on vocals, and the amazing Michael Creber on keyboard.

Proceeds to the Refugee Committee of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver
Submitted by: marilyn brulhart
May 31, 2014

Burstin' with Broadway: Up and Away to Ol' Broadway

Up and Away to Ol' Broadway
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Burstin' with Broadway presents:
Up and Away to Ol' Broadway

120 singers, a live band and one energetic Musical Director with a passion for putting on a choir "show" like you've never seen. Burstin' with Broadway's shows are like a musical revue, and will take you on a journey through all the decades of Broadway music sure to send you home with a beat in your feet and a song in your heart. Burstin' with Broadway is a North Shore community performance group. Songs from this years show include music from Tommy, Pajama Game, Titanic, Company, Wonderland, Oklahoma, and Les Miserables.

Burstin' with Broadway is led by Artistic Director Dominique Hogan.

Saturday, May 31st, 2pm & 7:30pm

$28 adults / $25 students & seniors

Kay Meek Centre
1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver
Box office: 604-981-6335
Buy tickets online:
Submitted by: Dominique Hogan