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The Arts Report on CiTR brings you the latest and upcoming in local arts in Vancouver from a volunteer run team that likes to get weird! Based primarily in Vancouver, BC, your show hosts (Ashley and Jake) are on the airwaves on CiTR Radio 101.9FM, Wednesdays from 5-6pm. The Arts Report also uploads special broadcasts in the form of web podcasts on their Mixcloud ( and blog ( Get your daily dose of the latest in the arts and culture scene in Vancouver by tuning in to the Arts Report!


  • We're Back Baby!- sept 14th

    15/09/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    Arts Report is Back Baby! Kicking off the first episode of the new school year, Ruby Interviews the cast of CBC/Netflix's Fakes. We talk to the organizers and performers of the Vancouver Improv Festival. And get excited, because we announce CiTR and Arts Report's partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, specifically with the Norwegian Film, "Sick of Myself," dir. by Kristoffer Borgli.

  • God I Hate Shakespeare

    07/07/2022 Duración: 01h02s

    Today's show features two interviews, a review and some songs to change it up! We heard from Jacob Baldwin about the Eh! Comedy Festival for one of the interviews. Next up was with UBC Alum Daniel Curalli who is currently playing Shakespeare in Theatre Under The Stars' "Something Rotten!", he also will be understudying Farren Timoteo as Francesco Mantini in The Arts Club's "Made in Italy" which will overlap with his run on Something Rotten!. We learned if it really is hard to be the bard and what it's like to prepare for two shows at once! Our review of the day was Winter Guests' "Story, Story, Die" hosted by DanceHouse at the Vancouver Playhouse.

  • Radio Ga Ga

    23/06/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    We started off today with an in-studio interview with Brandon Yan about the Queer Film Festival which was followed by an interview with Nicole Spinola that Dave Campbell from Eclectic Lunch (Fridays 12 pm!) did about Campcue, a theatre camp! Thank you to Dave for sharing this interview with us! We played Lua's review of White Girls in Moccasins which was recorded at the airport so excuse the background noise but hey, content creation never stops. Finally we talked to Danny Malena who plays Galileo in Theatre Under The Stars' "We Will Rock You".

  • Interviews Galore

    09/06/2022 Duración: 01h02s

    Today's episode is filled with interviews! We kicked off with one with Anthony Lee, who told us more about Selfie which is being presented fully online. (Fun fact, this interviewed was shared on our soundcloud ahead of time so go check out our account to get interviews and reviews ahead of time!) Afterwards we had our only review of the week, Polygon Gallery's new exhibition called Ghosts of The Machine. Next up was our interview with Chris Lam followed by our last interview of the week, with Cameron Mackenzie.

  • We're Buddies

    26/05/2022 Duración: 01h02s

    Today's episode was kicked off with a review of the new exhibition at MOA, Xicanx: Dreamers/Soñadores + Changemakers/Creadores del cambio. We followed it with a shout-out to NFB and the seven shorts that celebrate the 2022 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) laureates. Afterwards we had our review of Chor Leoni's A Sound Like This and and interview with resident curator Kayleigh Sandomirsky about rEvolver Festival 2022. We finished off the show talking about Capture Photo Festival!

  • A Little Bit of Everything

    12/05/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    Today's episode had a little bit of everything: gallery, theatre, dance. We started off with an interview with Greta de León, co-curator of the new exhibition at MOA, Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Xicanx: Soñadores + Creadores del Cambio. After the interview we had a review of The Invisible by The Cultch, 'a musical that people who don't like musicals will like' and LA's BODYTRAFFIC's performance hosted by DanceHouse.

  • Did You Want Reviews? Perfect

    28/04/2022 Duración: 01h02s

    We started today with a shout-out to Bad Parent which now has been moved to the 2022/23 season so keep an eye out! We then had an interview with Theland Kicknosway about the Coastal Dance Festival. After the interview, we did a couple reviews, first one being that of White Noise. After White Noise we covered the movie Edge of the Knife and finally, How the World Began.

  • Let's Dance

    13/04/2022 Duración: 01h55min

    We kicked off today's episode with a live interview! We haven't had one of those in years and couldn't be happier to have had 2021/22 Dance West Network Re-Centering/Margins creative residency artist Sophie Dow to talk about their experience in the residency and as a dancer in general! After our interview we had some shout-outs. Shout-out to Same Difference and Himmat by Theatre Conspiracy, CJSW 90.9 FM’s Survivors, Drag at the Improv Centre, Chor Leoni's upcoming concerts and Vancouver Opera’s Opera Classes for adults.

  • Reviews Upon Reviews

    07/04/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    We have so many reviews today! First up was All Bodies Dance which was followed by a quick listen of Mojo Jojo by Turunesh who also performed at Arts Night Out, creating the perfect transition into the review of Arts Night Out at MOA. We then heard a review of Made in Italy by the Arts Club Theatre Company as well as Program B of Six of One: New Play Festival by Studio 58. Finally we talked about Kidd Pivot's Revisor presented by DanceHouse.

  • Theatre Review!

    24/03/2022 Duración: 01h02s

    Lua hosted today's episode! Thank you Lua

  • Cloudy with A Chance of Theatre

    17/03/2022 Duración: 01h01min

    Today's episode started off with a review of Beautiful Man which was followed by an interview with Cameron Mackenzie about Zee Zee Theatre's Men Express Their Feelings. We then talked about the new exhibition at The Polygon, Cloud Album which included snippets from the curator led tour!

  • Thesaurus tell me another word for variety

    10/03/2022 Duración: 01h02s

    This episode has it all, dance, theatre, interviews! We started off today's episode with a shout-out to Clean/Espejos, a bilingual play being presented by The Cultch! We then moved on to our reviews and interviews. Ruby talked with Debby Friday and Cecillia with Geoff D'Eon! Our reviews included that of Kim's Convenience by The Arts Club, Albatross which is part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival and Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer by The Cultch.

  • Shout it Out!

    24/02/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    We had so many shout-outs today! Shout out to the Fox Cabaret, GVPTA 2022 Unified General Auditions & Designers' Spotlight, Inside Chor Leoni, Swimming Home, The Cultch’s Femme Festival, VIDF and The National Film Board of Canada's Focus on Black Filmmakers section! Besides our many shout-outs we also had Lua's interview with Lisa Mennel about The Cultch's RE/PLAY season!

  • Dance & Theatre

    17/02/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    Today's episode was kicked off with a shout-out to Talent MATCH Arts and Culture Industry Chat. Afterwards we had Cecillia's interview with Jim Smith, artistic director of DanceHouse. We also had two reviews, Ruby and Cecillia talked about SEA SICK and Lua about TM, both from The Cultch. We also spent the rest of the show talking about how amazing The Cultch is, we love and appreciate all that they're giving us! Links: DanceHouse: Cultch: Goed's TM:

  • Let's do the time warp again! I Fundrive 2022

    10/02/2022 Duración: 01h02min

    IT'S FUNDRIVE* STILL!We started off with a shout-out to MOA because throughout Black History Month (February) they are admitting Black and African community members for free! We also shouted-out Farhaven, a local Vancouver band, because they are playing a gig on February 17th at the Koerner's Pub on UBC's campus. You also heard their latest single It's My Life so you get a taste of what their gig will be like! After the shout-outs Serra had her interview with Olivia C. Davies, the artistic director of O. Dela Arts and they talked about Matriarch Uprising. A dance festival happening February 14th to 19th! Our last shout-out of the day was for RE/PLAY, the digital platform of The Cultch on which they have different productions on demand and livestreamed. Finally, Lua and Serra talked about Rocky Horror Show, being put on by Studio 58. Spoiler alert: everything about it was amazing.*Fundrive is CiTR's annual fundraising week. If you would like to support us and CiTR & help us keep local and alternative voice

  • Surprise! Bonus Episode I Fundrive 2022

    05/02/2022 Duración: 01h30min

    Today was a bonus episode in which we talk about non-local things, all for Fundrive*!We started off by hearing from Brandon at Unsigned BC, catch them on Tuesdays and Saturdays for more local music! They are based in Victoria and volunteer run just like us. We then talked about all the events you can attend for Black History Month, ranging from livestreams to guided tours. After we were done with BC, we jumped to Deon in France! They talked about the Cannes Film Festival which they attended and it was such a pretty segment that now I want to go to Cannes to attend the festival. Afterwards we started talking about books. Before we go to Ireland for Normal People, Serra talked about the Storygraph which is a Black-owned, indie Goodreads alternative. 10/10 recommendation if you're a book lover. Our last segment was focused on Sally Rooney's Normal People because it is a beautifully written book that everyone should read and its tv adaptation is just as good as the book!

  • It's February Already?

    03/02/2022 Duración: 01h01s

    Happy Black History Month everyone! Make sure you support your Black artists now and always. Today we started off with Ruby's interview with Kaitly Lee for Vancouver Short Film Festival. We then heard Griffin's review of Haven being put on by the United Players of Vancouver at the Jericho Arts Centre. We then shouted-out the movies being shows at VIFF Connect for Black History Month. Second to last Silvana had her review of Broadcasts from Here and finally Niko's interview with Metis author and poet Conor Kerr on his debut novel Avenue of Champions.

  • Welcome 2022!

    27/01/2022 Duración: 01h05min

    Happy new year folks! Our first show of 2022 was full of interviews. We started off with Ruby's interview with Laura Adamo, writer/director/producer and star of the feature film “The Wishing Tree”. We then had Serra's interview with Laine Gillies who is playing Riff Raff in Studio 58's production of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". (Tune in on Feb 9th to hear our review!) Our last interview was one that Deon did all the way from France with Lisa Baldissera who is the curator of Per Diem: The Gerd Metzdorff Collection at Griffin Arts Project until May 8th!

  • Last Show of 2021

    16/12/2021 Duración: 01h01s

    Our last episode of the year was pretty chill. We had Serra's interview with Erick Lichte about Chor Leoni's upcoming Christmas with Chor Leoni performance. The two talked about the projects Chor Leoni has taken on during the pandemic, getting back to performing live and how Erick needs to make sure the back of his head needs to look good because as the conductor that's what the audience sees! Serra also talked about Babel 7.16 which is a dance show inspired by the tale of Babel and was presented within Digidance. That's all, talk to you next year!

  • Reviews? We got it

    02/12/2021 Duración: 01h02s

    We started off today with a shout-out: Shout-out to O Christmas Tea! O Christmas Tea is an all ages spectacular with British comedy legends James & Jamesy. Catch it on December 22nd at 7.30 pm at the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver! After our shout-out, we had Serra's interview with Jim Smith about Babel 7.16 which is the upcoming performance selected for DigiDance! We then moved on to Serra's review of Trace by Red Sky Performance, a dance company from Toronto, hosted by DanceHouse. After Serra, Olivia talked about Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibition for her review and finally, Lua reviewed Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol.

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