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PuSh Festival 2019: Race Cards

A provocative art installation invites viewers to think about questions of race: in their lives, in the arts and in the wider world. Read more

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PuSh Festival 2019: Marginal Consort

A legendary Japanese improvisational quartet creates sounds both mesmerizing and unexpected. Read more

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PuSh Festival 2019: 100 Keyboards

A deep, immersive sound collage develops over an hour and a half, produced by toy keyboards. Read more

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Paul Blakemore

PuSh Fetival 2018: History History History

Deborah Pearson screens a Hungarian political satire about soccer interspersed with commentary and a family quest. Read more

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PuSh Festival: Radio Rewrite

New music composed by Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood. Read more

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PuSh 2017: Zappa Meets Varèse & Oswald

Three twentieth century composers who add a twist and some kick to their sound and mode. Read more

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PuSh 2017: Things a Person is Supposed to Wonder

Surreal. Bizarre. A woman in a shiny pink track suit makes life more difficult while wondering why it is hard. Read more

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Matt Reznek

PuSh Festival 2017: It is happening

What makes Vancouver's PuSh performing arts festival so cool? Thoughts on this year and years past. Read more

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PuSh 2016: Monumental

Photo: Chris Randle

PuSh 2016: Monumental

An epic, bombastic combination of melodic noise and wild physicality as Godspeed You! Black Emperor meets Holy Body Tattoo Read more

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PuSh 2016: Intimacy

Image by Paulo Pacheco

PuSh 2016: Intimacy

A low-key theatrical exploration of what we can get from conversations with strangers and unexpected interactions. Read more

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PuSh 2015: Tomboy Survival Guide

Ivan Coyote returns to the stage with spoken word and music. Read more

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PuSh 2015: Bullet Catch

A magic trick so dangerous even Houdini advised against it. Read more

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PuSh 2014: Ryeberg Live

Cultural notables address a topic: includes videos, props, essays or whatever they want. Read more

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PuSh 2014: Swan Song (for Cats)

Our love of cats takes centre stage in words, music and, um, other performances. Read more

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PuSh 2014: Gob Squad's Kitchen

A mashup of Andy Warhol's films and his impact on culture Read more

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Photo: Drew Farrell

PuSh 2013: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

Rollicking Scottish play about folk ballads Read more

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PuSh 2013: Reich & Rite

Vicky Chow plays Steve Reich and Igor Stravinsky Read more

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PuSh 2013: Winnipeg Babysitter

Daniel Barrow's film of clips from Winnipeg public access TV programs of the 1980s and '90s is sublime. Read more

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