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 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir & Thunderbird Chorus: An Evening Concert

An Evening Concert
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Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir & Thunderbird Chorus presents:
An Evening Concert

The Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir is part of Vancouver's thriving community choir scene. Formed in 1992 for men of all ages who enjoy singing, the choir focuses on popular songs from many times and lands, including broadway showtunes, spirituals, sea shanties, and rousing male voice classics.

The Vancouver Thunderbird Chorus was established in 1950 making it one of the oldest barbershop choruses in Canada. Singing a cappella music in the barbershop style. we aim to entertain our audiences with a wide range of tunes from all eras.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 @ 7:30pm
First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock

Tickets: Adults $20 / Seniors $18 / Students $12 / under 12 free

Orpheus Choir hotline 604-515-5686
Vancouver Thunderbirds 604-357-4767
Submitted by: Editor
May 7 & 8, 2016

Marcus Mosely Chorale: Shine On

Shine On
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Marcus Mosely Chorale presents:
Shine On

The Marcus Mosely Chorale celebrates its 5th anniversary with special guest Jim Byrnes!

May 7 (7:30 pm) and May 8 (3 pm).

Both concerts take place at:

Highlands United Church
3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver

Adults $30 / Seniors/students $25

Tickets available online at:
or call the MMC hotline at 604-770-1088
Submitted by: Roxie Giles
May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by Railtown Cultural Eclective: Alfie Zappacosta in Concert

Alfie Zappacosta in Concert
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Presented by Railtown Cultural Eclective presents:
Alfie Zappacosta in Concert

May 26, 2016
Doors 7pm / Show 8pm

The Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street

Tickets available @
Cabaret Seating $40
Theatre seating $30/$25

More info at or call 604-836-9943
Submitted by: Astrid Sars
May 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Rhythm 'n' Roots: Rhythm Stories

Rhythm Stories
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Rhythm 'n' Roots presents:
Rhythm Stories

Unity Spiritual Centre
5840 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC


Early bird (until May 13th): $22
Regular (from May 13th to May 27th): $25
Child 12 and under: $12
At the door: $30/$15 (child)

Rhythm 'n' Roots, under the direction of Karla Mundy, has recently returned from a choral exchange with a number of choirs in Cuba. At this concert the choir will be joined by some wonderful musical guests to share their stories through rhythm and music. Join them for an evening of uplifting, soul stirring, beautiful music from around the world.

Featured musicians include:
Steve Charles -- guitar
Tim Tweedale -- dobro
Brian Tate -- percussion
Ali Romanow -- violin

Proceeds from this concert will go to support an urban farming project operating within Vancouver high schools. Fresh Roots stewards two half-acre schoolyard market gardens on school grounds in the heart of East and South Vancouver. The food they grow is eaten in local school cafeterias, various Neighbourhood House food security initiatives, and by neighbours. Their fields are hands-on learning classrooms; engaging school communities and residents of Vancouver in addressing food security, community health, and vocational skills development.
Submitted by: Kathryn Aberle
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!

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

Go to 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.
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
Submitted by: Dominique Hogan