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Art Vancouver

vancouver convention centre East Exhibit Hall A - East Building,999 Canada Place, Vancouver

An international art fair presenting over 100 Canadian and international galleries and artists, providing an opportunity to view and purchase artwork from over 15 countries under one roof. 

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Lampedusa by Anders Lustgarten

Vancity Culture Lab 1895 Venables st., Vancouver

In a profoundly beautiful tribute to the power of authentic human connectivity, Pi Theatre is pleased to present the Canadian premiere of Anders Lustgarten’s extraordinary play, Lampedusa, at The Cultch’s Vancity Culture Lab from Thursday, May 5 to Saturday, May 21, 2022. In a story of divide and rule, two strangers strive to find human connection in a world of separation. Stefano follows in the footsteps of generations of Lampedusa’s fishermen. But in the 21st century, the catch is very different: the fish have disappeared, and his new job is to rescue migrants from the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, in the bleakest corners of the UK, Denise, a biracial woman, goes from door to door collecting payday loans, witnessing crippling hardship, and hearing violent complaints about a country that some believe is being “destroyed by immigration”. Written by award-winning playwright Anders Lustgarten and directed by Pi Theatre’s Richard Wolfe, Lampedusa brings us the story behind the headlines of two strangers finding hope and connection […]