Disco and classic rock aren’t the only types of music to come out of the 1970s. The Punk vs. Rap Photography Exhibit showcases the most iconic performers and performances of that decade. Come dance to tunes by the featured artists while checking out the artistry of photographers Allan Tannenbaum, Sheila Rock, Jess Baumung, Lex Van Rossen, and many more. Please RSVP to email@example.com to gain admission.
It’s common to feel as if your voice isn’t being heard by your government, but that could change! Learn about proportional representation at the Action on Climate Change town hall meeting. A panel made up of Bruce Hyer, deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada; former British Columbia environment minister Joyce Murray; and journalist Linda McQuaig will discuss climate change and how we can get our government to make changes. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation.
You’re likely well acquainted with the quote about not being able to please everyone all the time. It rings particularly true when it comes to the staging of well-known and loved plays. Re-inventions are almost always disappointments, which means the only real option is to present the piece exactly as it always has been… but somehow make it better (or at least just as good as the original). It’s a tricky situation—and exactly what The Lower Ossington Theatre is up against with its production of The Sound of Music.
If you’ve been looking to add more funny females to your life, your cup will overflow for three straight days thanks to the SheDot Festival. As you might guess, every performer identifies as a woman, and uses that perspective in their comedy. There will be everything from sketches to storytelling, stand-up to improv, with each of the 12 showcases dedicated to a certain theme—like sassy, LBT, and mom.