Has the end of winter got you down? Does midterm season have you feeling disembodied, uninspired? Perhaps your heart longs to drop that pen, close those books and spend the evening watching people absolutely slam each other down onto a padded floor.
A dazzling and ranged chorus, characters with pomp and vibrant textiles and scenery are just some of the ways UBC Opera is bringing Jules Massenet’s 1895 romantic opera Cendrillon — sung entirely in French — to life.
For your sake and the sake of all fine artists currently displaying work at the Belkin, I hope you’ve avoided the official introductory blurb to the gallery’s latest exhibition, Aporia (Notes to a Medium).
The James Stewart film that’s traditionally played around the holidays is It’s A Wonderful Life, but for those who aren’t like the other holiday movie watchers, The Shop Around The Corner is the more sophisticated choice.