July 2018 – Things To Do In Vancouver

Artisan Farmers’ Markets; many markets Saturdays & Sundays; artisanmarkets.ca

Off the Eaten Track:  Culinary Walking Tours; offtheeatentracktours.com

Vancouver Farmers Markets; many farmers markets Saturdays & Sundays; eatlocal.org

July 1st – July 29th – Once, Granville Island Stage, Arts Club; A Dublin street musician is struggling through heartbreak and frustrated with his songs when he chances upon a girl who challenges him to go for his dream; artsclub.com

July 1st – August 12th – Mamma Mia!; Stanley Theatre, Arts Club; smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA.; artsclub.com

July 1st – August 18th – Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) – Cinderella and 42nd Street alternate, 8:00 pm; tuts.ca

July 1st – Sept. 22nd – Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival; Vanier Park; Macbeth, As You Like It, Timon of Athens; Lysistrata; bardonthebeach.org

July 5th – 15th – Indian Summer; venues across Vancouver; comtemporary multi-arts festival; indiansummerfest.ca

July 7th – Khatsahlano Street Party from Burrard to Macdonald, 11:00 am; khatsahlano.com

July 7th & 8th – Sondheim’s Side by Side, Vancouver Academy of Music, 1270 Chestnut Street; pay-what-you-can; eventbrite.ca

July 8th & 22nd – Ladner Village Market -from 10:00 am – best farmer’s market around; https://ladnervillagemarket.com

July 8th – Pakistan Festival 2018; Vancouver Art Gallery, 12:00 pm; stalls, booths & tents, handicrafts, music, cuisine; pakistanfestival.com

July 10th and every week to Aug. 21st – Evo Summer Cinema: Stanley Park, Ceperley Meadow, Second Beach; free lawn seating; freshaircinema.ca

July 10th – Hycroft en Blanc, 1489 McRae Avenue, 6:00 pm – wear white, $55/$60; uwcvancouver.ca

July 10th – 15th – Les Miserables, Queen Elizabeth Theatre; ticketmaster.ca; vancouver.broadway.com

July 12th – August 17th – 6th Annual Summer Repertory Festival; Jericho Arts Centre; ensembletheatrecompany.ca

June 2018 – Things To Do in Vancouver

Artisan Farmers’ Markets; many markets Saturdays & Sundays; artisanmarkets.ca

Off the Eaten Track:  Culinary Walking Tours; offtheeatentracktours.com

Vancouver Farmers Markets; many farmers markets Saturdays & Sundays; eatlocal.org

June 1st – 8th – The Cake; Pacific Theatre; wedding cake for two brides; pacifictheatre.org

June 1st – 9th – C’mon, Angie!, Firehall Arts Centre; questions of consent after a one-night stand; firehallartscentre.ca

June 1st  – 9th – Tolkien; Pacific Theatre; J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis pushed eacch other’s imagingations; pacifictheatre.org

June 1st – August 12th – Mamma Mia!; Stanley Theatre, Arts Club; smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA.; artsclub.com

June 2nd & 3rd – The 26th West of Main Art Walk; 11:00 to 5:00; wide range of artists living west of Main;  free; artistsinourmidst.com

June 2nd – 24th – Nell Gwyn, Jericho Arts Centre; the Puritans have run away and Nell Gwyn is rising as an actress; unitedplayers.com

June 4th – Michael Ondaatje in conversation with David Chariandy; St Andrew’s Wesley United Church, Nelson St.; 7:30; theatrewire.com; writersfest.bc.ca

June 6th – Sept. 22nd – Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival; Vanier Park; Macbeth, As You Like It, Timon of Athens; Lysistrata; bardonthebeach.org

June 13th – Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon: Searching for the Soul of Vancouver; Vancouver Playhouse, 7:30; 7 short presentations with discussion after; http://www.ticketstonight.ca/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=17497

June 14th – July 29th – Once, Granville Island Stage, Arts Club; A Dublin street musician is struggling through heartbreak and frustrated with his songs when he chances upon a girl who challenges him to go for his dream; artsclub.com

 

 

 

 

May 2018 – Things To Do In Vancouver

May 1st – 5th – Misery, Granville Island Stage, Arts Club Theatre; based on Stephen King’s chilling thriller; artsclub.com

May 1st – 5th – Metis Mutt, Firehall Theatre; firehallartscentre.ca

May 1st – 6th – Me and You, BMO Theatre Centre, Arts Club; comedy that gives a unique face to sisterhood; artsclub.com

May 1st – 25th – The History of the World, York Theatre; thecultch.com

May 2nd – 19th – The Cherry Orchard, Jericho Arts Centre; presented by the Smoking Gun Collective; jerichoartscentre.com

May 3rd – 5th – Friends of the Vancouver Public Library: Spring Used Book Sale; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; vpl.ca/events

May 3rd – 5th – The Lawyer Show 2018:  The Drowsy Chaperone, Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island; carouseltheatre.ca

May 3rd – 13th – DOXA Documentary Film Festival; various venues; doxafestival.ca

May 4th – Beverley McLachlin; UBC Robson Square; former Chief Justice of Canada talks about her debut novel; writersfest.bc.ca

May 4th – 28th – Crafted Vancouver – throughout the city; craftedvancouver.com

May 5th-6th – Got Craft? Spring Edition, Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph St.; curated boutique event; gotcraft.com/event

May 8th – 12th – Bears, The Cultch Historic Theatre; a comedy about the Kinder Morgan Pipeline; from Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre; thecultch.com

May 8th – 12th – Des Arbres, Studio 16, 1545 W. 7th; funny and eye-opeining; seizieme.ca

May 8th – 19th – The Best Brothers; Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver; two middle-aged sons bicker over mother’s funeral arrangements and her personal effects; kaymeekcentre.com

May 8th – 27th – Wet; Russian Hall, 600 Campbell Ave; Canadian soldier returns home to her husband and young daughter; theatrewire.com

May 9th – Incite: New Fiction to Fall For, Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch; 7:30 pm; free; sneak peek at some of this season’s most buzzworthy fiction; writers-fest.bc.ca

May 9th – 12th – Into the Woods; Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver; North Shore light Opera Society; nslos.com

May 10th – 19th – Molly Misbegotten, Havana Theatre, intimate coming of age drama; mtstheatre.com

May 10th – 26th – Marion Bridge, Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver; stars Nicola Cavendish; artsclub.com

May 10th – 26th – Shirley Valentine; Deep Cove Shaw Theatre; North Vancouver; first-impressionstheatre.com

May 10th – July 8th – Mamma Mia!; Stanley Theatre, Arts Club; smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA.; artsclub.com

May 11th – June 9th – Tolkien; Pacific Theatre; J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis pushed eacch other’s imagingations; pacifictheatre.org

May 17th – 27th – Les Filles Du Roi (The King’s Daughters), York theatre; trilingual musical set in the 17th Century; thecultch.com

May 17th – June 8th – The Cake; Pacific Theatre; wedding cake for two brides; pacifictheatre.org

May 23rd – 26th – Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales), Firehall Arts Centre; multi-disciplinary piece; firehallartscentre.ca

April 2018 – Things to Do in Vancouver

April 1st -14th – Bar Mitzvah Boy, Pacific Theatre; by Mark Leiren-Young; pacifictheatre.org

April 1st – 14th – Rent, The Shop Theatre, 3030 E. Broadway; brownpapertickets.com

April 1st – 15th – Enron, Jericho Arts Centre; rise and fall of the Enron corporation; jerichoartscentre.com

April 1st –  21st – Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen; Firehall Arts Theatre; hit show brought back – 6 artists playing 17 different instruments; firehallartscentre.ca/onstage/chelsea

April 1st – 22nd – The Humans, Stanley Theatre, Arts Club; family drama; 2017 Tony Award winner

April 1st – 31st – Butcher, Historic Theatre, The Cultch;  thriller in which a war criminal reckons with one of his victims; thecultch.com

April 3rd – 29th – Cherry Blossom Festival; venues and parks around town; vcbf.ca

April 4th – 15th – Remote Control, Presentation House, North Vancouver; remotecontroltheplay.com

April 5th – Criminally Good Stories; Vancouver Public Library, Kitsilano Branch; 8:00 pm; local crime writers; vpl.ca/events

April 5th – TWS Reading Series with Timothy Taylor; Cottage Bistro, 4470 Main St.; sfu.ca/continuing-studies/programs

April 5th – 21st – Mr Burns, A Post-Electric Play; Studio 1398, Granville Island; survivors of the collapse of civilization piece together the plot of The Simpsons; theatrewire.com

April 5th – May 5th – Misery, Granville Island Stage, Arts Club Theatre; based on Stephen King’s chilling thriller; artsclub.com

April 6th – 14th – Once On This Island, Redgate Revue Stage, Granville Island; a one-act musical; ootivan.brownpapertickets.com

April 6th – 21st – Blithe Spirit, Deep Cove Shaw Theatre, North Vancouver; deepcovestage.com

April 7th – Stand Up Straight! Our Posture and How History Shapes Our Anatomy, Professor Sander Gilman, Emory University; Vancouver Institute Lecture; 8:15 pm; free;  Lecture Hall No.2, Instructional Resources Centre, UBC; http://vancouverinstitute.ca

April 11th – Incite: An Exploration of Books and Ideas with journalists, Elizabeth Renzetti, Judy Rebick and Lauren McKeon, Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch, 7:30 pm; free; vpl.ca/events

April 11th – 15th – Communion, Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver; speedbumptheatre.com

April 11th – 22nd – Incident at Vichy, Studio 16, 1551 W. 7th Avenue; Arthur Miller’s drama about persecution in 2nd World War; theatreintheraw.ca

April 12th – May 6th – Me and You, BMO Theatre Centre, Arts Club; comedy that gives a unique face to sisterhood; artsclub.com

April 13th – 21st – Nine Dragons, Gateway Theatre, Richmond; murder mystery set in colonial Hong Kong; www.gatewaytheatre.com

April 17th – 29th – World Without Us, Cultch Historic Theatre; thecultch.com

April 18th – 29th – The Explanation, Cultch’s Vancity Culture Lab; thecultch.com

April 19th – Waneek Horn-Miller on The Wisdom of Reconciliation: A roadmap for multiculturalism; 6:30 – 9:30; Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, UBC Campus; tickets: https://tickets.ubc.ca/online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=9A12E86D-6F6E-4283-9DA1-C7DAC0FFD7C5

April 25th – May 5th – Metis Mutt, Firehall Theatre; firehallartscentre.ca

April 25th – May 25th – The History of the World, York Theatre; thecultch.com


 

March 2018 – Things To Do In Vancouver

March 1st – 3rd – An Almost Holy Picture, Pacific Theatre; pacifictheatre.org

March 1st – 10th – Fun Home, Granville Island Stage, Arts Club; a coming of age musical; artsclub.com

March 1st – 10th – Teachers, Jericho Arts Centre; It is 1990. Student teacher must negotiate the snakepit, but at a terrible cost.; jerichoartscentre.com

March 1st – 15th – Chutzpah 2018 Festival; dance, music, theatre, comedy; chutzpahfestival.com

March 1st – 17th – A Few Good Men, Deep Cove Shaw Theatre, North Vancouver; firstimpressionstheatre.com

March 3rd – Making Russia Great Again: Putin and the Roots of the New Global Populism, Professor David McDonald, University of Wisconsin; Vancouver Institute Lecture; 8:15 pm; free;  Lecture Hall No.2, Instructional Resources Centre, UBC; http://vancouverinstitute.ca

March 7th – 25th – Forget About Tomorrow, Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, Arts Club; Jill Daum’s play about her husband, John Mann’s Alzheimers; artsclub.com

March 10th – The Democracy Spectrum: From Norway to the US to Afghanistan, Dr. Ann Jones, American Scholar, writer and journalist; Vancouver Institute Lecture; 8:15 pm; free;  Lecture Hall No.2, Instructional Resources Centre, UBC; http://vancouverinstitute.ca

March 17th – 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed, Professor Eric Cline, Director, Capital Archaeological Institute, George Washington University; Vancouver Institute Lecture; 8:15 pm; free;  Lecture Hall No.2, Instructional Resources Centre, UBC; http://vancouverinstitute.ca

March 17th – April 21st – Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen; Firehall Arts Theatre; hit show brought back – 6 artists playing 17 different instruments; firehallartscentre.ca/onstage/chelsea

March 21st – 31st – Butcher, Historic Theatre, The Cultch;  thriller in which a war criminal reckons with one of his victims; thecultch.com

March 22nd – April 22nd – The Humans, Stanley Theatre, Arts Club; family drama; 2017 Tony Award winner

March 23rd – April 14th – Bar Mitzvah Boy, Pacific Theatre; by Mark Leiren-Young; pacifictheatre.org

March 23rd – April 15th – Enron, Jericho Arts Centre; rise and fall of the Enron corporation; jerichoartscentre.com

March 24th – Economic Inequality in America: Facts, Fiction and How to Tell the Difference, Professor Sylvia Nasar, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University; Vancouver Institute Lecture; 8:15 pm; free;  Lecture Hall No.2, Instructional Resources Centre, UBC; http://vancouverinstitute.ca

March 30th – April 23rd – Cherry Blossom Festival; venues and parks around town