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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May 28, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Sound Eclectic: Fascinating Rhythm

Fascinating Rhythm
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Sound Eclectic presents:
Fascinating Rhythm

Still basking in the triumph of our 2015 Yule Duel carolling contest victory, Vancouver vocal harmony ensemble Sound Eclectic is proud to present our spring 2016 public showcase: Fascinating Rhythm.

Join us on Granville Island for a magical evening of favourite tunes old and new, ranging from gorgeous classical through swinging jazz to well-loved pop hits - with a harmonic twist!

This is going to be our most fabulous show yet, so buy your tickets now!

Date: Saturday May 28, 2016
Venue: Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright Street, Granville Island
Time: Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start - arrive early to get good seats!

Prices:
$25 adult/$22 senior/child/student when purchased from a member
$26 adult/$23 senior/child/student online (includes PayPal fee)

Go to http://www.soundeclectic.ca/ for tickets, or email
Submitted by: Joannah Connolly
June 3 & 4, 2016

City Soul Choir: Journey Home - The Search for Safe Haven:

Journey Home - The Search for Safe Haven:
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City Soul Choir presents:
Journey Home - The Search for Safe Haven:

Journeys, both literal and metaphorical, have been immortalized in story and song throughout human history. As the refugee crisis in our world continues, Brian Tate and the City Soul Choir present an a cappella concert of songs that bring to life the perilous journeys that we take to find a new home in a safe place. We invite you to share in the experience of these powerful stories of danger and tragedy, steadfastness and resilience, hope and joyful beginnings.

Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4
7:30 PM
Unitarian Church of Vancouver
949 West 49th Ave (NE corner of Oak and W49th)

Adults: $30
Seniors 60+/Students: $25
Special offer: Purchase 6 or more tickets of any type, and pay only $25 each.
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2538189
Info:
Web: http://www.citysoulchoir.com/
Facebook: CitySoulChoir
Twitter: @CitySoulChoir
Submitted by: Patrice Webb
June 4, 2016

Burstin' with Broadway: On Broadway

On Broadway
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Burstin' with Broadway presents:
On Broadway

155 singers, dancers and actors, a live 6 piece band and one energetic Musical Director with a passion for putting on a show. ON BROADWAY will take you on a journey through all the decades of Broadway music that will lift your spirits and 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 year’s show include music from Beautiful (Carole King Musical), Aladdin, Sound of Music, Motown and many more.

June 4, 2016
2:00pm & 7:30pm

Centennial Theatre
2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver

Box office: 604-984-4484
$30 Adults / $27 Students & Seniors

http://www.burstinwithbroadway.com/
Submitted by: Dominique Hogan
June 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Vivaldi Chamber Choir: Classical Cabaret

Classical Cabaret
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Vivaldi Chamber Choir presents:
Classical Cabaret

Join Vivaldi Chamber Choir for an evening of fun and entertainment in a candlelight setting with a selection of music down the ages celebrating love and the beauty of nature.

The program will be anchored by two major works - Bach's "Lobet den Herrn" and Lauridsen's breathtaking "Les Chansons des Roses" and will feature "Song of Nature" by Vancouver's Joshua Yang, winner of Vancouver Chamber Choir's 2015-16 National Composition Competition.

Location: St. Helen's Church Hall, 4405 West 8th, Vancouver

Table and row seating. Beverages and snacks available for cash purchase.

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director, Edette Gagné at 7:30pm.
Doors open at 7pm.

Tickets: $22 adult; $18 senior and student;
at the door or on-line at http://classicalcabaret.brownpapertickets.com/

Information: 604-221-0665 or http://vivaldichoir.org/
Submitted by: Joan Fitzpatrick
June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Jeff L. Lieberman: The Amazing Nina Simone

The Amazing Nina Simone
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Jeff L. Lieberman presents:
The Amazing Nina Simone

Vancouver Jazz Fans! You won't want to miss this incredible evening of film, music, jazz, and Vancouver history. The Canadian premiere of the new documentary film, "The Amazing Nina Simone", will be June 16th at The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St.

The film is not only about the great musical genius Nina Simone, but also pays tribute to her Vancouver Guitarist, Henry Young who met Nina at the Marco Polo in 1968 and joined her band.

The Henry Young Quintet will perform before the film with Candus Churchill on vocals, and Jaye Krebs on piano, Paul Blaney on bass, John Nolan on drums and Albert St. Albert on percussion.

Henry and Vancouver-born Filmmaker Jeff L. Lieberman will take questions from the audience following the film.

Tickets are $50 for Orchestra and $35 for Balcony

Get your tickets today at http://www.amazingnina.com/
Submitted by: Candus Churchill