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Vogue Theatre

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One of the most famous theaters of Canada is undoubtedly Vancouver's Vogue Theatre. The theater is located in downtown on Granville street and is one of the most visited cultural institutions in Vancouver.

The construction of the theater began in 1940. The design was made by famous architectural firm of Canada - "Kaplan & Sprachman". The work was completed in a record line, and in 1941 the theatre first opened its doors to the public.

The theater building is a pretty interesting building in the style of art Deco. Smooth lines emphasise a symmetrical facade features textured concrete and terrazzo panels, as well as elements of wrought iron. Harmoniously into the overall design and a huge neon sign, topped with the elegant silhouette of the Roman goddess Diana. Style art Deco interior of the theater. Detail of the building is carefully thought-out lighting system and excellent acoustics. Created in the theatre and all the conditions for people with special needs.

Today, the Vogue Theatre is a theatrical supplies, concerts, movie premieres, festivals and other cultural events. Among the most important and interesting events ever held within the walls of the theater, it is worth noting Comedyfest Vancouver, the Vancouver international film festival and the Vancouver jazz festival. February 11, 2015 at the Vogue Theatre the first concert of the talented American singer and songwriter Meghan Elizabeth Trainor in the framework of her world tour - "That Bass Tour".

In 1993 the building of the Vogue Theatre received the status of a National historic site of Canada.