Exhibiting the Heart of Women

The voices of Indigenous peoples in contemporary culture are still stifled, as the traditions have historically been stripped away since the beginning of colonialization. Art has been used by Aboriginal people in order to heal from this assimilation, and to allow for a political assertion. However, it has primarily been male artists that have been […]

Limitations Create Freedom

Have you ever felt the inner need and desire to dance, to express yourself through movement, as YOU want, as you FEEL it? Have you ever stopped yourself even before trying? Imagine if one day you did not have such an opportunity for reasons out of your control. Would it stop you from wanting to […]

Bringing the Vancouver Hip Hop Community Together

What does a Hip Hop community look like? According to the Universal Zulu Nation, a hip hop community is based on the sharing of ideas and resources, while providing service to the broader community through outreach programs. The aim of the organization is to promote peace, equality and humanitarianism through the four elements of hip […]

Explosion of Talent at the Queer Arts Festival

Dare being challenged. Risk being changed at this year’s Queer Arts Festival at the Roundhouse. From July 23 to August 9, the festival will highlight cutting-edge performance art, music, visual arts, literature and more by artists of all ages at this year’s festival under the theme “ReGenerations.”

Vancouver Hip Hop: More than Music

Classics from the golden era of 90s hip hop blast as the facilitators set up for the weekly Hip Hop Youth Drop-In at the Roundhouse. At the entrance, dozens of donated ham and cheese sandwiches in saran wrap are stacked beside the Hip Hop Declaration of Peace and a sign-up sheet. Vancouver Hip Hop Artist […]

Meet Matt Frankish

Technical Director and Production Manager, Matt Frankish, has come a long way from his days of sweeping stages and pulling curtains in theatres across the pond. This brand new Canadian and first-time dad shares why he loves working at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre. The best part of working at the Roundhouse is […]

The Colour of Art

How does the intriguing use of colour create a masterpiece worthy of our time? For someone who has no background in critiquing art, I find myself drawn to art and the effect it has on my emotional well-being. Anyone who knows me knows that I love being surrounded by colour and, particularly bright colours. Many […]