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6265 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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October 2019

Chan Centre: DakhaBrakha

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chan Center, 6265 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the intoxicating “ethno chaos” of DakhaBrakha on October 19, 2019, at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Fusing beguiling beats, serpentine melodies, and traditional Ukrainian folklore, the sound of Kiev-based quartet DakhaBrakha moves from ecstatic to elegiac as gorgeous theatricality elevates the group “beyond mere curiosity to utter brilliance” (NPR). Their performances are seriously unexpected, seriously imaginative, and seriously fun. For more information, visit chancentre.com

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Chan Centre: Huff

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chan Center, 6265 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents Indigenous playwright and performer Cliff Cardinal’s acclaimed solo work Huff, on October 30, 2019, at 12pm and 7:30pm, part of the Beyond Words series in the Telus Studio Theatre. “Arresting, confronting, and oddly comedic” (The AU Review), Huff centres on three brothers caught in a torrent of solvent abuse, struggling to cope with the death of their mother. A fantastical yet devastatingly direct performance that “will…

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November 2019

Chan Centre: Flamenco Legends: The Paco de Lucía Project

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chan Center, 6265 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents all-star flamenco group Flamenco Legends: The Paco de Lucía Project on November 2, 2019, at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. As testament to the enduring musical legacy of world-renowned Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucía, the late artist’s tour-de-force sextet comes together in a stirring celebration of the unifying, boundary-shattering spirit of music. With a program highlighting treasured repertoire as well as original music, the…

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Chan Centre: Orquesta Akokán

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chan Center, 6265 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the infectious Cuban rhythms of Orquesta Akokán on November 16, 2019, at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. “Uplifting and upbeat” (Uncut), Orquesta Akokán is straight-from-the-heart 21st century mambo that channels the fiery 1940s and 50s heyday of Tito Puente, Benny Moré, and Pérez Prado’s old Havana. As punchy horns, driving rhythms, and the impassioned vocals of José "Pepito" Gómez mix to “punctuate an overarching…

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Chan Centre: Black Like Me

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chan Center, 6265 Crescent Rd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents dancer and choreographer Jade Solomon Curtis’s Black Like Me, on November 20, 2019 at 7:30pm and November 21, 2019 at 12pm, part of the Beyond Words series in the Telus Studio Theatre. Praised for her “silky lyricism and internal calm that is marvelous to watch” (NYC Dance), Curtis takes a poignant and pointed look at historic and ongoing oppression with a multidisciplinary solo work that forces…

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