Sept 10-20 @ Carousel Theatre, Vancouver Fringe Festival
Words and Photos by Jon Vincent The event was held at the Carousel Theatre in Granville Island. Fronted by Chris Stache and Travis Bernhardt. The show ran from Sept 10-20th, with a different theme every performance, from straight up improv to improvised church service. On a regular night, the duo perform the entire time, but […]
Three day event of expression, collaboration and improvisation culminates in a six-hour expression Coltrane’s Love Supreme poem
Photography by Ravi Gill 50 years after legendary saxophonist/composer/creative pioneer John Coltrane released “A Love Supreme,” the Vancouver-based New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) invited Le Nouveau Jazz Libre de Québec (NJLQ) from Montréal for a multi-day event. Thurs Feb 19 A free improvisation workshop led by Vancouver’s Lisa Cay Miller and members of the NJLQ […]
Dance, music, story, and booze meet as part of 'Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting'
On February 28th, 2014, the last in a lofty series of evenings happened at UNIT/PITT Projects that combined improv dance, live music, storytelling, and matching wine. All wrapped around the book launch of ‘Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting.’ Bob’s Salon part of ‘Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting’ a UNIT/PITT co-presentation with battery opera performance Dance: Arash Khakpour, […]
A weekly collaboration of always changing dancers, musicians and locations, Ben Brown's experiment in cross-discipline dialogue is the stepping stone for Shapes In Sound
Written by Shalon W-H and Ash Tanasiychuk Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk and Yvonne Chew A unique series of evening events featuring a variety of multidisciplinary arts – Extravagant Signals – is about to launch into its inaugural year (June 15-22 2013). To prepare, Vandocument’s Shalon and Ash got a sneak preview of the improv music […]