Georgia Straight guide to the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

The PuSh International Festival of Performing Arts celebrates interdisciplinary work of blending forms from here and around the world.

From January 20 to February 6, the city-wide event will offer a multi-course, multi-cultural feast of performances that boldly blur the lines between performance art, theatre, music, dance, cinema, visual arts, etc.

Below you can see read straight georgia articles about this year’s festival.

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PuSh Festival: Born to Manifest jumps out at you in a truly personal way

British choreographer Joseph Toonga values ​​the value of sharing human knowledge.

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Neurodiverse Violette invites new friends to use virtual reality to hear her story

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents Joe Jack and John’s Violette in French and English at the Roundhouse from January 26-30.

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Sniffing around Russian Hall led to Theater Replacement’s festival play PuSh, Do you mind if I sit here?

The play runs from January 26-29 at the Russian Hall.

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PuSh Festival: Vox.Infold showcases Vancouver’s interdependent arts scene

Composer and arranger Ruby Singh wants everyone to know it was a team effort.

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PuSh Festival: How to Fail as a Popstar by Vivek Shraya sends a positive message to those who missed out on their dreams

The Calgary-based writer and theater artist thinks the time has come for an “anti-success story.”

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PuSh Festival: Our fathers, sons, lovers and little brothers walk the spiritual path to show why the lives of young black people matter

Makambe K Simamba plays Slimm in Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers, which she wrote to bring attention to black teenagers who never asked to be martyred.

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The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival offers valuable pathways for empathy

The shows touch on a wide variety of topics, from contemporary Inuit life and the experiences of a migrant worker to anti-Black racism and an exploration of neurodiversity.


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