Metro Vancouver events calendar - April 2018. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend shows, discount tickets, theater, music, and kids free events in Vancouver, BC.

April 1, 2018

Sun

VanDusen Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt

Spring is just around the corner and the Easter Bunny is getting excited for the 10th Annual A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Botanical Garden!

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Kids

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

Spring Break Fun for Gills and Buoys at Vancouver Aquarium

From March 17 to April 2, Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, is extending hours and offering additional programs that will keep the young and the young-at-heart engaged and having fun all Spring Break long

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Kids

Vancouver International Auto Show 2018

The 98th Vancouver International Auto Show returns at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Show

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

The Last Hoo-Ray at Vancouver Aquarium

Only until April 2, visitors can enjoy a hands-on experience with cownose and southern stingrays at the Discover Rays touch pool

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Ignite Festival 2018

Ignite! A festival for self-identified men to play with the possibilities of our bodies, to explore new realms within our hearts, and to spark new fires in our souls

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Sizdah Bedar - Nature Day

Let's get together with family members to celebrate Sizdah Be-dar Festival at Gates Park with food, music, dance and mini soccer games all day long to create a memorable time with our children

Port Coquitlam | Gates Park | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Train

Hop on the Stanley Park Train for an egg-citing Easter ride through Stanley Park

Vancouver | Stanley Park Railway | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Kids

Spring Break at the Space Centre

Do you have what it takes to be a Mars colonist or an asteroid geologist? Join us over Spring Break to learn about the future of space exploration

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

Easter Brunch

Bring your family and friends and join us for Easter Brunch!

New Westminster | Sapperton District Taphouse | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage by Carousel Theatre for Young People

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Easter Cask Festival

Easter Cask Event at Central CIty on Beatty St. 20 casks from all different breweries around BC.

Vancouver | Central City Brewpub Beatty | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Food / Wine

Maker of Monsters: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick

Maker of Monsters: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick has been invited for two special screenings at Cineplex theatres across Canada

Vancouver | The Park Theatre | 12:55 am to 2:25 pm | Film

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Coronation 47 - Victory Mixer

The 46th Imperial House of Delusion presents Coronation 47: Victory Mixer. Usher in a new era of the DMS as we welcome Vancouver's newest monarchs together over food and beverage with members of the court from all over North America

Vancouver | XYYVR | 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Party

Culinary Couplings - Adding Romance to Your Plate

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Wakanda Forever - For The Culture

Join us for the Soft Launch of our new Monthly. Event For The Culture - Long Weekend Party

Vancouver | Calabash Bistro | 6:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

C'est la vie!

The latest comedy from the directors of The Intouchables, C’est la vie! tracks a wedding day from the point of view of the caterer, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri). This is to be a grand affair, at an ancient chateau

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm | Film

Heathers: The Musical

Based on the 1989 cult classic, “Heathers: The Musical” follows the unholy trinity of Westerberg High: Heather, Heather, and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Smackdown: The 24hr Musical Contest

Five intrepid teams have 24 hours to create, write and produce a twenty five minute musical

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Nils Frahm - All Melody

Berlin-based composer, producer and celebrated performer returns to Vancouver.

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Story Story Lie - Sunshine Coast

Vancouver's hit storytelling game show comes back to the Sunshine Coast. Last time we filled Perephone Brewery. Thrilled to be bringing the show to The Lighthouse Pub in Sechelt

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Foxtrot

Rated 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, but less popular in Israeli government circles (Israel's Minister of Culture condemned the film when it won the Grand Jury Prize at Venice in the fall), Foxtrot is a truly extraordinary work from Samuel Maoz (Lebanon)

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:12 pm | Film

Tritonal - #Seasons2018 Closing Party

Tritonal heads our Official Seasons Closing Party at Celebrities Nightclub with support from UNIONdjs

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

April 2, 2018

Mon

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

Spring Break Fun for Gills and Buoys at Vancouver Aquarium

From March 17 to April 2, Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, is extending hours and offering additional programs that will keep the young and the young-at-heart engaged and having fun all Spring Break long

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Kids

The Last Hoo-Ray at Vancouver Aquarium

Only until April 2, visitors can enjoy a hands-on experience with cownose and southern stingrays at the Discover Rays touch pool

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Train

Hop on the Stanley Park Train for an egg-citing Easter ride through Stanley Park

Vancouver | Stanley Park Railway | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Kids

Spring Break at the Space Centre

Do you have what it takes to be a Mars colonist or an asteroid geologist? Join us over Spring Break to learn about the future of space exploration

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

Easter Brunch

Bring your family and friends and join us for Easter Brunch!

New Westminster | Sapperton District Taphouse | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

C'est la vie!

The latest comedy from the directors of The Intouchables, C’est la vie! tracks a wedding day from the point of view of the caterer, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri). This is to be a grand affair, at an ancient chateau

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:10 pm to 6:10 pm | Film

Ocean Fling - The Ultimate Seafood Class

Get ready for your ocean fling. With our Ultimate Seafood session, you’ll experience cuisine that’s big on flavour and easy on the hips

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Russian Circles with King Woman

Russian Circles is an instrumental band based out of Chicago. Russian Circles is a three piece instrumental band

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Shut Up and Say Something

Shane Koyczan has become a spoken word superstar by giving a powerful voice to the underdogs: the loners, the losers, the kids who grow up believing they don't measure up somehow

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:10 pm to 9:32 pm | Film

April 3, 2018

Tue

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Using QuickBooks to Ensure Your Nonprofit Is Audit-Proof

Nonprofits have it tough. Not only are you working with a limited budget, you are also required meet a high level of compliance. Concerns and confusion around compliance can eat up precious resources and distract you from achieving your mission

Vancouver | HIVE | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Business / Finance

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Shut Up and Say Something

Shane Koyczan has become a spoken word superstar by giving a powerful voice to the underdogs: the loners, the losers, the kids who grow up believing they don't measure up somehow

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 7:52 pm | Film

Vancouver Sings One Song (VSOS) by Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Do you aspire to be part of a large choir on the Festival stage, receive direction from an incredibly talented choir conductor and be applauded!

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music | Free

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Lobby Nights. Holy Wow Poets

Share your poetic flair or simply sit back and relax while listening to exciting and invigorating poems and songs.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Chan Turns 20: Celebrating 20 Years of UBC Opera

As a sign of the deep gratitude we feel towards the Chan family who made this facility possible, UBC Opera celebrates twenty years at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Video Games Live

New Show For 2018! Video Games Live Is An Award Winning Guinness World Record Holding Immersive Concert Event Featuring Music From The Most Popular Video Games Of All Time.

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Спектакль "Роковая Страсть" в Ванкувере - Fatal Passion in Vancouver

Пронзительная лирическая мелодрама, рассказывающая о последних днях жизни адмирала Нельсона и его страстной любви к легендарной леди Гамильтон

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Friends of Chamber Music present the Quartetto di Cremona

It is a particular joy to welcome another young and distinctive quartet to our stage.

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show

Watch a cast of Vancouver's top improvisors in a night of exploring your anonymous secrets on the fabulous XY stage on Davie Street

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Kiya Tabassian & Maarja Nuut

What happens when a fiddler/singer from Northern Estonia joins forces with an Iranian-born and Montreal-based setar player, for one unforgettable night?

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

C'est la vie!

The latest comedy from the directors of The Intouchables, C’est la vie! tracks a wedding day from the point of view of the caterer, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri). This is to be a grand affair, at an ancient chateau

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:10 pm to 10:10 pm | Film

April 4, 2018

Wed

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

My Thai - Take on Thai Cuisine

The mastery of Thai cooking is an irrefutable art, but The Dirty Apron believes even the most novice culinary student can achieve the delicate balance of spicy, sweet, sour, and salty.

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

The Darkness

The Darkness are an English rock band from Lowestoft, Suffolk, formed in 2000. The band consists of Justin Hawkins, his brother Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain and Rufus Tiger Taylor

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Good in the Hood Anniversary Party by Serendipity Tea Party

A fundraising event for heart based business owners to celebrate Serendipity Tea Party's anniversary and April's birthday!

Vancouver | Heritage Hall | 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Good in the Hood Anniversary Party 2018

A social networking party for heart based local business owners to celebrate Serendipity Tea Party's anniversary and April's birthday!

Vancouver | Heritage Hall Vancouver | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Party

C'est la vie!

The latest comedy from the directors of The Intouchables, C’est la vie! tracks a wedding day from the point of view of the caterer, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri). This is to be a grand affair, at an ancient chateau

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm | Film

Conscious Relationship Training - Levels I, II, III

Three month in-depth training in the principles of Conscious Relationship, as developed by Vancouver author, therapist, and teacher Phil T. Mistlberger through over 30 years of practice and teaching

Vancouver | Canadian Memorial United Church | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Dance in Vancity

A collaboration between Tallulah Photography and Harbour Dance Centre that showcases the connection between the human spirit and the cities we live in

Vancouver | Harbour Dance Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Hilarious Heritage! Improv with Fictionals & Radical

Incorporating audience suggestions, The Fictionals Comedy Co. and The Radical Improv Comedy look back at the unique local events, celebrities and secrets that made New Westminster the beautiful city it is today

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Azari Dance

Join us for fun night to learn dance Azari

Port Coquitlam | 3610 Hastings St | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

Blues Dance with Django's Jewels

This April, LiveWire will feature Django's Jewels! Great for blues dancing with some Lindy mixed in

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

The Strypes - Spitting Image Tour

Hands down the most exciting rock ‘n’ roll band to emerge from the British Isles in the 2010’s, The Strypes are striking back with redoubled energy in 2017

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

A f#cked up Evening with the Trailer Park Boys

Featuring Ricky, Julian, Bubbles & Randy

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Maya Rae

It is impossible to overstate the genius of Rae who also displays maturity wildly beyond her years in So Caught Up showcasing those wondrous “vocalastic” skills. There is ample evidence that the world is Rae’s to conquer

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Alvvays

Toronto-based five-piece Alvvays combine their fuzzy, jangly indie pop with infectious, sugary melodies that recall the likes of Scottish outfit Teenage Fanclub and nod to the U.K. post-punk act the Dolly Mixture

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

April 5, 2018

Thu

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Tea & Trumpets - The Magic of Dance

The magical, musical world of dance is centre stage, with the talented dancers of Goh Ballet, and music by Dvořák, Lehar’s Gold & Silver Waltz, excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker, and Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahms

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Lindy Bout XII

Join us to celebrate our twelfth year of Lindy Hop competition in Western Canada!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

Meat Eaters Unite - The Ultimate Meat Class

Learn how to choose the right cut and cook it to juicy perfection, as well as a bit about some of the lesser-known cuts of meat

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

waaw! Talks by Cicely Blain Consulting

waaw! Talks is a series of events that encourages critical thinking among professionals

Vancouver | Lost + Found Cafe | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Demo & Dine: You, Me & The Sea

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join us for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Delicatessen & Catering | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Shut Up and Say Something

Shane Koyczan has become a spoken word superstar by giving a powerful voice to the underdogs: the loners, the losers, the kids who grow up believing they don't measure up somehow

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 7:52 pm | Film

Capture Photography Festival Launch & Feature Exhibition Opening

Join us for the launch of Capture Photography Festival and the opening of our Feature Exhibition, The Blue Hour, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Artist Salon with Darren O’Donnell at Lulu Series

The April session of the Artist Salon is a partnership with the City of Richmond’s Lulu Series , featuring Darren O’Donnell a filmmaker, performance director and the Artistic and Founding Director of Mammalian Diving Reflex

Richmond | Richmond City Hall | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Where Culture Works: How can we preserve culturally valuable spaces?

Vancouver is rapidly losing culturally valuable spaces in favour of condos and other high priced residential development

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Stampeders Live in North Vancouver!

THE predominant Canadian Rock‘n Roll band of the 1970s - The Stampeders – are hitting the road and bringing all their classic hits to North Van in April, 2018

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Funny Money

Never has this master of farce been frenetically funnier ! Crooked cops, threatening phone calls, and impatient cab driver and more mistaken identities than you can keep track of this one of the funniest plays ever written...

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Cécile Doo-Kingué

Montreal-based guitarist/singer-songwriter Cécile Doo-Kingué blends blues, Afro-roots and soul to create a unique sound

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents WEE/Francesco Scavetta

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: WEE/Francesco Scavetta - Hardly Ever

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Acid Mothers Temple with guests

Formed in 1995 by Makoto Kawabata at the same time as the Acid Mothers Temple Soul Collective. The group released its debut album in 1997 on PSF Records (Japan), and it was selected as one of the year's best albums in the The Wire magazine (UK)

Vancouver | The Cobalt | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Mishka Yaponchik - Soul of Odessa. Мишка Япончик - Душа Одессы

Эксклюзивный музыкальный шоу-проект по мотивам знаменитого сериала

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

C'est la vie!

The latest comedy from the directors of The Intouchables, C’est la vie! tracks a wedding day from the point of view of the caterer, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri). This is to be a grand affair, at an ancient chateau

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:10 pm to 10:10 pm | Film

Letterkenny Live!

The stars of the wildly popular award-winning CraveTV Original Series Letterkenny, a 90-minute comedy experience, starring Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nathan Dales (Daryl), K Trevor Wilson (Dan) and Mark Forward (Coach) bring their national tour to Vancouver

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

DJ Tunez at Fortune Sound

Afrobeats pioneer and Wizkid's official DJ, DJ Tunez brings his inimitable sound to Fortune Sound Club with support from OGA Rossco, Will TOA & FreekyP

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy | Free

April 6, 2018

Fri

2018 Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Championships

The 2017 CWWBC will be Canada’s Women only wheelchair basketball national championship. Come watch Canada’s best female wheelchair basketball players, including members of the national team, battle for the title of the nation’s best

Vancouver | BC Wheelchair Basketball | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Women's Connection Weekend

Do you need time away from the World with an opportunity to focus on what’s important to You? Want to meet and collaborate with wonderful women of all kinds while enjoying activities that lift your spirits, relax your body and are just plain fun?

Vancouver | Hyatt Regency Vancouver | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

International Cheerleading Championship 2018

The 11th Annual Sea to Sky International Cheerleading & Dance Championship will once again unite thousands of cheerleaders from the USA & Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Free Parenting Workshop: Helping Children Manage Anxiety

Family & Child Counselling Program @ Richmond Public Health 烈治文衛生署 - 家庭及兒童心理輔導部

Richmond | Richmond Public Health | 9:45 am to 12:00 am | Workshop | Free

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lindy Bout XII

Join us to celebrate our twelfth year of Lindy Hop competition in Western Canada!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

VAM Composition Department: Standing Wave Composition Workshop

One of Vancouver’s most cutting edge chamber ensembles and advocates of Canadian music, Standing Wave workshops music by VAM composition students in the second of three collaborative events

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Roma - Italian Small Plates for Two

There is no denying it.... there is something about Italian food that makes us want to enjoy it with others - preferrably a special someone

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

The Power of Radical Self-Love - Book Launch!

Sonya Renee Taylor is coming to Vancouver!... and her new book is incredible!

Vancouver | SFU Harbour Centre Campus | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Books | Free

Art Opening: The Great Big Vancouver Paradox

HiVE partakes in this year's Capture Photography Festival exhibiting "The Great Big Vancouver Paradox" featuring works by Vitor Leão and Emilia Wilson

Vancouver | HiVE Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Demo & Dine: You, Me & The Sea

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join us for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Sure Sure with guests

Experimental pop band from LA, returns to Vancouver

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Theatre

April Exhibitions Opening Reception

Drop by the opening reception for three new exhibitions: Colour is Life, ceramics by Shohreh Sachs; Contemplation of Forces, mixed-media works by Moira Calder; Treetopia, mixed-media works by Mark Bowen

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Run & Gun 3: Vancouver's 48 hour film Competition

This years competition runs April 6th to 8th. The Gala & Awards ceremony at The Rio Theatre

New Westminster | This is a Spoon Studios | 7:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Performing Arts

Funny Money

Never has this master of farce been frenetically funnier ! Crooked cops, threatening phone calls, and impatient cab driver and more mistaken identities than you can keep track of this one of the funniest plays ever written...

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

VSO Pops - The Doo Wop Project

The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Cécile Doo-Kingué

Montreal-based guitarist/singer-songwriter Cécile Doo-Kingué blends blues, Afro-roots and soul to create a unique sound

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble & UBC Concert Winds

Presented by the UBC School of Music: UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Concert Winds. MOMENTmusic

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents WEE/Francesco Scavetta

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: WEE/Francesco Scavetta - Hardly Ever

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Chor Leoni Men's Choir presents TAKE 6 in Concert

The VanMan Male Choral Summit gets a high-octane kick off with an incendiary performance by TAKE 6

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:45 pm | Music

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fabulist Theatre presents: Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a one-act musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynne Ahrens

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Shut Up and Say Something

Shane Koyczan has become a spoken word superstar by giving a powerful voice to the underdogs: the loners, the losers, the kids who grow up believing they don't measure up somehow

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 9:52 pm | Film

Billy Dixon and his Soul Train Express

Back at Federico's Supper Club by popular demand Billy Dixon and his Soul Train Express

Vancouver | Federico's Supper Club | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Persian Bash

Another edition of Persian Bash is coming up. Come and dance the night away as Magnetiq Club presents a full night of Persian tunes to dance to! Invite your friends and share this culturally rich night together on the dance floor

New Westminster | Magnetiq Club Lounge | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

The Official After Party

Why stop the party once AMS Events Presents: The 11th Annual Block Party ends? Head over to the Pit for your official after party to keep the night going!

Vancouver | The Pit Pub UBC | 9:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

April 7, 2018

Sat

BC Open Championship & Competition

BCHDA Open Championship with 10 age groups, Nationals, Restricted Highland and Restricted Nationals & Pre-premier Competition

Surrey | Pacific Academy | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Dance

2018 Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Championships

The 2017 CWWBC will be Canada’s Women only wheelchair basketball national championship. Come watch Canada’s best female wheelchair basketball players, including members of the national team, battle for the title of the nation’s best

Vancouver | BC Wheelchair Basketball | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Women's Connection Weekend

Do you need time away from the World with an opportunity to focus on what’s important to You? Want to meet and collaborate with wonderful women of all kinds while enjoying activities that lift your spirits, relax your body and are just plain fun?

Vancouver | Hyatt Regency Vancouver | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

International Cheerleading Championship 2018

The 11th Annual Sea to Sky International Cheerleading & Dance Championship will once again unite thousands of cheerleaders from the USA & Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Bobs and LoLo

Four-time #JUNO nominated singer-songwriters Bobs & LoLo are returning to Centennial Theatre in April!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 11:00 am to 3:15 pm | Kids

On The Bone - Braise, Roast & Grill

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Cooking

National Franchise & Business Opportunities Show 2018

Come to British Columbia's Largest "Own Your Own Business" Event! See the most successful franchises + brand new opportunities from every industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage by Tall Stories from London, England

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 4:20 pm | Performing Arts

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Bar Mitzvah Boy

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Lindy Bout XII

Join us to celebrate our twelfth year of Lindy Hop competition in Western Canada!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Funny Money by Ray Cooney

Never has this master of farce been frenetically funnier ! Crooked cops, threatening phone calls, and impatient cab driver and more mistaken identities than you can keep track of this one of the funniest plays ever written...

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

MYVoice at the Chan

The young men of Chor Leoni’s MYVoice storm the stage for MYVoice at the Chan, the culminating event of this free outreach program

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm | Music | Free

Shut Up and Say Something

Shane Koyczan has become a spoken word superstar by giving a powerful voice to the underdogs: the loners, the losers, the kids who grow up believing they don't measure up somehow

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:30 pm to 6:52 pm | Film

Vancouver Noise Fest VIII

Prepare For An Onslaught Of Brutality For The 8th Edition Of Vancouver Noise Fest

Vancouver | Remington Gallery and Studio | 6:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Demo & Dine: You, Me & The Sea

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join us for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Capture Photography Festival at RAG Opening Reception

Capture Photography Festival: Canada Line Station Installations Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes, Karilynn Ming Ho, David Semeniuk, Ho Tam

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Run & Gun 3: Vancouver's 48 hour film Competition

This years competition runs April 6th to 8th. The Gala & Awards ceremony at The Rio Theatre

New Westminster | This is a Spoon Studios | 7:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Performing Arts

Kanwar Grewal Live - Mastana Jogi Returns

Gurjit Bal Productions presents the Mastana Jogi Sufi singer Kanwar Grewal coming to the city of Surrey, BC at Bell Performing Arts Centre

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

C'est la vie!

The latest comedy from the directors of The Intouchables, C’est la vie! tracks a wedding day from the point of view of the caterer, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri). This is to be a grand affair, at an ancient chateau

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 7:20 pm to 9:20 pm | Film

The Little Orchestra: The Genius of the Classical Piano Trio - Monica Huggett

The “Little Orchestra” is a snapshot of an early moment in the history of the evolution of the fortepiano on its way to becoming the modern grand piano. Music by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

VanMan Male Choral Summit Concert

An evening of thrilling entertainment is in store as 400+ men’s voices fill the Chan Centre’s glorious acoustics to close the fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Funny Money

Never has this master of farce been frenetically funnier ! Crooked cops, threatening phone calls, and impatient cab driver and more mistaken identities than you can keep track of this one of the funniest plays ever written...

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

VSO Pops - The Doo Wop Project

The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Mt. Joy by Fox Cabaret

Mt. Joy is an Indie Folk band from Philadelphia, currently recording their first full-length album in Los Angeles

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents WEE/Francesco Scavetta

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: WEE/Francesco Scavetta - Hardly Ever

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Nightwis - Decades: World Tour 2018

In March 2018, Nightwish will begin their 9-month-long 'Decades: World Tour 2018' starting with 34 shows in North America

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Viennese Masters: Haydn, Schubert, Mozart

Capilano University Festival Chorus, Capilano University Singers, Soloists and Orchestra, with conductor Lars Kaario perform the thrilling Lord Nelson Mass by Haydn, the charming Mass in C major by Schubert and the vivacious Regina Coeli by Mozart

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Badbadnotgood

Badbadnotgood returns to Vancouver, bringing their Canada Spring Tour to The Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fabulist Theatre presents: Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a one-act musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynne Ahrens

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

The Darby Mills Project

Get Up Close and Personal with Canadian Rock Icon Darby Mills & Celebrate the launch of her new live CD, Documentary & 2018 Tour

Vancouver | Fairview Vancouver Pub | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

SFU Final Fete: Wakanda Edition

SFU Students of Caribbean & African Ancestry Presents: SFU Final Fete: Wakanda Edtion. The Most Anticipated Pub Night This Semester! There will be no challenge today!

Burnaby | SFU Highland Pub | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Blasterjaxx - Harbour Event Centre

BIG room masterminds Blasterjaxx make their Vancouver return at the Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

April 8, 2018

Sun

2018 Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Championships

The 2017 CWWBC will be Canada’s Women only wheelchair basketball national championship. Come watch Canada’s best female wheelchair basketball players, including members of the national team, battle for the title of the nation’s best

Vancouver | BC Wheelchair Basketball | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Women's Connection Weekend

Do you need time away from the World with an opportunity to focus on what’s important to You? Want to meet and collaborate with wonderful women of all kinds while enjoying activities that lift your spirits, relax your body and are just plain fun?

Vancouver | Hyatt Regency Vancouver | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

Surrey | Cloverdale Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

2018 Canadian Masters Curling Championships by Curl BC - White Rock

This Canadian event features Masters Men & Women curlers competing to earn the prestigious title of Canadian Champions.

White Rock | Peace Arch Curling Club | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Sports

International Cheerleading Championship 2018

The 11th Annual Sea to Sky International Cheerleading & Dance Championship will once again unite thousands of cheerleaders from the USA & Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

National Franchise & Business Opportunities Show 2018

Come to British Columbia's Largest "Own Your Own Business" Event! See the most successful franchises + brand new opportunities from every industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Cô Ba Sài Gòn - The Tailor

Vietnamese with English subtitles will be screened three times in Vancouver at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Film

Healing our heARTS: Racialized Resistance & Resilience

Are you a racialized youth between 18-34 committed to social & climate justice? Do you want to participate in a safer non-white community space for arts-based healing and solidarity efforts?

Vancouver | Vancouver Status of Women | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Family Day at PdA! Featuring a Concert by Senior Music Students

The rain may seem like a drag, but the trees love it! Celebrate the oncoming blooming season with 20 Trees, 20 Ways, 20 Weeks by photographer and multimedia artist Mark Bowen

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Family | Free

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage by Tall Stories from London, England

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 4:20 pm | Performing Arts

Magic Circle Mime: Music, Noise & Silence

Three meddlesome spirits - Music, Noise and Silence - invade the Orpheum. The concert seems doomed as Silence and Noise attempt to seize control of the orchestra

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Strawberry & Tea Student Concert

VAM’s monthly series features students from a variety of programs celebrating all levels of musical learning. Join the VAM community in its tradition of music topped with a serving of tea and strawberries!

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music | Free

Taste of Barbados

Can't wait for summer? Bring your friends and family to join us for a Taste of Barbados!

Surrey | Bear Creek Pavillion | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Food / Wine | Free

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fabulist Theatre presents: Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a one-act musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynne Ahrens (the team behind Anastasia, Ragtime, Seussical)

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Musical

Lindy Bout XII

Join us to celebrate our twelfth year of Lindy Hop competition in Western Canada!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Benedetti Trio in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Viennese Masters: Haydn, Schubert, Mozart

Capilano University Festival Chorus, Capilano University Singers, Soloists and Orchestra, with conductor Lars Kaario perform the thrilling Lord Nelson Mass by Haydn, the charming Mass in C major by Schubert and the vivacious Regina Coeli by Mozart

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Lest We Forget from the project TEHILLIM

Concert-fundraiser to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Salvation of Bulgarian Jews during WWII

Vancouver | Pyatt Hall | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

Robinson Crusoe + Friday

An English sailor, shipwrecked on a remote island, works against all odds to survive alone for 25 years. Until one day, he rescues a stranger from brutal savages and the two develop a remarkable friendship...

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Content Warning: Fanfiction Deathmatch - Season Finale!

Over the past season, eight authors have emerged as Erotic Fanfiction Champions in eight different categories. Now, they face off to decide who will be crowned the Ultimate Smutmaster

Vancouver | XYYVR | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

The Maine with guests The Wrecks and The Technicolors

The Maine is an American rock band from Tempe, Arizona, formed in 2007. Their first release, the EP Stay Up, Get Down was released in late 2007, followed by a five-song EP titled The Way We Talk on December 11, 2007

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Vancouver Iranian Film: وقتی از عشق حرف میزنیم از چه حرف میزنیم؟

وقتی از عشق حرف میزنیم از چه حرف میزنیم؟ نویسنده و کارگردان: محمد رحمانیان

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

A Debate Between Michael Shermer & Stanton Friedman. Has Earth Been Visited By ExtraTerrestrials?

This will be a debate between Michael Shermer and Stanton Friedman. Has Earth Been Visited By Extraterrestrials? Stanton is a nuclear physicist who will be debating in favor of the topic

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Run & Gun 3: Vancouver's 48 hour film Competition

This years competition runs April 6th to 8th. The Gala & Awards ceremony at The Rio Theatre

New Westminster | This is a Spoon Studios | 7:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Performing Arts

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

The Soft Moon With Guests Boy Harsher

Experimental electronic musician, on tour to support his latest release "Criminal"

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Fate 2: The Dance and Illusions of Oslen

繼上一次的成功,著名魔術師 Fate,聯同Canada's Got Talent的Oslen及America's Got Talent的Will Tsai為大家程獻Fate 2! 是次魔術秀為Surrey Memorial's Intensive Care Unit (ICU)籌款。想做善事又想看魔術表演的朋友就不要錯過啦! 購票請上Ticketmaster。

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Show

April 9, 2018

Mon

28th Annual Lordco Tradeshow

Come visit us at our once a year automotive trade show to meet with our friendly sales representatives, view a diverse set of displays from over 350 of our manufacturers, and enjoy all the free amenities we have to offer in a stunning two day event displa

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

Emptying, Landing, Soaring

Montreal guest artist Andrew Harwood will be at EDAM this April teaching two workshops. The first, "Emptying, Landing, Soaring," is intended for dancers with a solid grasp of Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Didar "The Meet" Persian Cultural Fashion Week

Aria Persys Film Production & Vancouver Iranian Film Proudly Presents: Didar (The Meet) First Persian Cultural Fashion Week in Vancouver

Vancouver | 50 E Pender St | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Festival

Camila Cabello - Never Be The Same Tour in Vancouver

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

April 10, 2018

Tue

28th Annual Lordco Tradeshow

Come visit us at our once a year automotive trade show to meet with our friendly sales representatives, view a diverse set of displays from over 350 of our manufacturers, and enjoy all the free amenities we have to offer in a stunning two day event displa

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

Emptying, Landing, Soaring

Montreal guest artist Andrew Harwood will be at EDAM this April teaching two workshops. The first, "Emptying, Landing, Soaring," is intended for dancers with a solid grasp of Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body

The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body (TTDB) is a facilitated conversation about aesthetics, context and artistic process. Initiated in 2012 by Lee Su-Feh, it encourages speaking about performance from an awareness of our bodies as well as the world it live

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Didar "The Meet" Persian Cultural Fashion Week

Aria Persys Film Production & Vancouver Iranian Film Proudly Presents: Didar (The Meet) First Persian Cultural Fashion Week in Vancouver

Vancouver | 50 E Pender St | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Festival

Through the Child's Eyes Workshop Series with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe

The Langley Infant Development Programme is proudly presenting a 3-part workshop series: Through the Child’s Eyes with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych

Langley | Fraser River Presentation Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Shut Up and Say Something

Shane Koyczan has become a spoken word superstar by giving a powerful voice to the underdogs: the loners, the losers, the kids who grow up believing they don't measure up somehow

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 7:52 pm | Film

Spin In with the Whonnock Weavers

The Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild celebrate fibre arts of all kinds. Knitters, weavers, spinners and other fibre artists are welcome, as well as anyone interested in learning about fibre arts

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Lobby Nights. Songstage with Ivan Boudreau

Canadian musician and songwriter, Ivan Boudreau, hosts the evening with special guest songwriters followed by an open mic showcase for writers of original music. Songstage is presented with The Songwriters Association of Canada

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

artBAR: Cork & Create with Philippa Glossop

Enjoy a relaxing evening while creating a one of a kind mono-print

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Movies in the Morgue - Chinatown

“Movies in the Morgue” will return this fall and we’re adding a theme this year…

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Speaking of Dance Conversations. Tap Dance and Jazz Music: the Evolution of an Art Form

Free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society. Speaking of Dance is a platform for everyone to share and develop their observation and interpretation of dance

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Sir András Schiff piano

Each and every VRS performance given by this great artist has been a musical milestone. His deeply touching and musically illuminating recitals are always revelatory and unforgettable. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear him perform in the intimacy of the

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

An Evening With Rod Stewart

Sir Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, CBE is a British rock singer and songwriter

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Neighbourhood with guests Health and Field Medic

The Neighbourhood is an American indie rock band formed in Newbury Park, California in 2011. The band is composed of vocalist Jesse Rutherford, guitarists Jeremy Freedman and Zach Abels, bassist Mikey Margott, and drummer Brandon Alexander Fried

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Nicholas Wright - violin

Les Apaches were a group of composers, artists, and poets who formed in Paris

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

魅力凝聚新時代 TVB Fairchild Fans Party 2018

The annual TVB Fairchild Fans Party is returning to the River Rock Show Theatre! Stay tuned to find out which 4 TVB artists are coming this year!

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Stage Time - Open Improv Jam!

The producers of Lights! Improvised Sketch Comedy Show and Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show Vancouver - Dan Dumsha, Jamie Chrest and Sarah Dawn Pledge are holding a night to showcase and celebrate more talent .... YOURS!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

April 11, 2018

Wed

Cyclone Taylor Cup Jr B Hockey Provincials Series

The Cyclone Taylor Cup tournament serves as the British Columbia Provincial Junior B Hockey Championship. The annual tournament is held amongst the champions of British Columbia's three Junior B Hockey Leagues, as well as a host team

Richmond | Minoru Arena | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Sports

Emptying, Landing, Soaring

Montreal guest artist Andrew Harwood will be at EDAM this April teaching two workshops. The first, "Emptying, Landing, Soaring," is intended for dancers with a solid grasp of Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Didar "The Meet" Persian Cultural Fashion Week

Aria Persys Film Production & Vancouver Iranian Film Proudly Presents: Didar (The Meet) First Persian Cultural Fashion Week in Vancouver

Vancouver | 50 E Pender St | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Festival

North Shore International Spring Film Series

The North Shore International Film Series is presented by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council in cooperation with the Toronto International Film Festival

North Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

An Evening With The Residents

The Residents are an American art collective best known for avante garde and multimedia works

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Writers Fest. Incite: The Feminist Frontline. Lauren McKeon, Judy Rebick, Elizabeth Renzetti

It’s women’s work. On the centennial of most women winning the right to vote in Canada, three women from three generations discuss their experiences in the feminist movement

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Amanda Palmer #ninjaTED2018

Presenting My Fourth Annual Ninja Ted Show!!!!

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

VSO Chamber Players - Tombeau, Trio & 2

The extraordinary musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra step off the Orpheum stage and into the intimate, state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall in the VSO School of Music to perform some of the greatest chamber music ever written

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony School of Music | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

The Choir of Royal Holloway

The Choir of Royal Holloway is considered one of the best University choirs in the UK. St. James is thrilled to host them as part of their first North American tour in Spring 2018

Vancouver | St. James Anglican Church | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Niall and Marcus Talk About Sh!t Niall Likes

Niall McNeil likes to talk and Marcus Youssef is one of his favorite people to talk to. They live around the corner from each other and have known each other since Niall was 18 years old

Vancouver | The Fishbowl | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Che Malambo - Direct from Argentina

A sizzling evening of virtuosity, athleticism, and percussion with the all-male Argentinian dance company, Che Malambo!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

April 12, 2018

Thu

Emptying, Landing, Soaring

Montreal guest artist Andrew Harwood will be at EDAM this April teaching two workshops. The first, "Emptying, Landing, Soaring," is intended for dancers with a solid grasp of Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Rockstar Puddle Party

Dress up, get wet, win prizes. Saturday, April 12, we are inviting you to join us on Mt Seymour for our last big party of the season, The Rockstar Puddle Party

North Vancouver | Mt Seymour | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Didar "The Meet" Persian Cultural Fashion Week

Aria Persys Film Production & Vancouver Iranian Film Proudly Presents: Didar (The Meet) First Persian Cultural Fashion Week in Vancouver

Vancouver | 50 E Pender St | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Festival

Power of the Purse

The Power of the Purse returns! Don't miss this fun night of fantastic purses, friends and fund raising

Langley | Newlands Golf & Country Club | 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Demo & Dine - Carnivore Classics

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join the instructing chef for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Cosmic Nights: Yuri's Night

Join us at Cosmic Nights: Yuri’s Night, as we examine how sending humans to space has changed how we see our planet

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Film Screening: Heart of a Dog

Initially approached to create a film about her “philosophy of life”, visionary multimedia artist Laurie Anderson tells a dreamlike tale of loss and love, primarily starring her beloved rat terrier, Lolabelle

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Verboden 2018 Pre Party! 2 Stages / 8 Acts

Verboden is a multi-day music festival occurring annually each April

Vancouver | Astoria Hastings | 7:30 pm to 2:00 am | Music

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Aladdin Jr. and Pirates Past Noon

Welcome to Agrabah and the Academy Award-winning adventure of the street rat that became a prince!

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

VSO Chamber Players - Tombeau, Trio & 2

The extraordinary musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra step off the Orpheum stage and into the intimate, state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall in the VSO School of Music to perform some of the greatest chamber music ever written

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony School of Music | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Indie series: Sink or Swim

Singer, actress Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Niall and Marcus Talk About Sh!t Niall Likes

Niall McNeil likes to talk and Marcus Youssef is one of his favorite people to talk to. They live around the corner from each other and have known each other since Niall was 18 years old

Vancouver | The Fishbowl | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Heroic Episodes

Aldous Huxley so very eloquently said "after silence that which comes closest to expressing the inexpressible is music." Music has always been a vehicle through which the accomplishments of others are celebrated

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fabulist Theatre presents: Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a one-act musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynne Ahrens

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Tambura Rasa - Global Grooves!

The Vancouver World Music Festival is excited to be partnering with TrebleFive Records and Tambura Rasa as part of the 2018 concert series at the Fox Cabaret called Global Grooves - featuring the best and funkiest local world beat/latin/afro/dance bands

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy | Free

April 13, 2018

Fri

Emptying, Landing, Soaring

Montreal guest artist Andrew Harwood will be at EDAM this April teaching two workshops. The first, "Emptying, Landing, Soaring," is intended for dancers with a solid grasp of Contact Improvisation

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

L'Chaim

Spring has sprung, and with it, the academic year is coming to a close. We want to celebrate with you, the students, staff, and faculty of the Regent community. Delicious food. Live music. Great company. What more could you ask for?

Vancouver | The Arbutus Club | 5:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

Kickin' It Country. Coquitlam Foundation Fundraiser

Join us for our Kickin' it Country fundraising event. Enjoy a delicious variety of food and drink, an auction, and the company of fellow supporters of community philanthropy

Coquitlam | Centennial Pavilion | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Demo & Dine - Carnivore Classics

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join the instructing chef for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Theatre

Iranian Film: وقتی از عشق حرف میزنیم از چه حرف میزنیم؟ -

Organizer: Vancouver Iranian Film

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Didar(The Meet) Closing Cermony

We will Comming up with a Great surprise for our Members

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Visual Arts

Verboden 2018

Verboden is a multi-day music festival occurring annually each April. Hosted by multiple venues Verboden showcases Dark Wave, Synth Pop, Post Punk, EBM/ Industrial music

Vancouver | The Waldorf | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Aladdin Jr. and Pirates Past Noon

Welcome to Agrabah and the Academy Award-winning adventure of the street rat that became a prince!

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Riverdance 20 Years - Westcoast Harmony Fundraiser

Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

musica intima presents "Silver" 25th Anniversary Concert

This concert in our 25th anniversary year is a way of honouring the past, present and future of musica intima. The artists include the 8 regular singers, 4 alumni, and 4 “mentored” high school/university singers

Vancouver | Heritage Hall | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Off Broadway. VCC Faculty Mash-Up - Curated by Giorgio Magnanensi

Vancouver Community College's Music department proudly introduces Off Broadway, a VCC faculty concert series exploring the history, culture, and timeless sounds of jazz and classical music

Vancouver | Vancouver Community College | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Indie series: Sink or Swim

Singer, actress Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Dorrance Dance

Sought-after and celebrated choreographer Michelle Dorrance is dedicated to next-level tap dancing - weaving together traditional form while pushing its rhythmic, technical, and conceptual boundaries

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Niall and Marcus Talk About Sh!t Niall Likes

Niall McNeil likes to talk and Marcus Youssef is one of his favorite people to talk to. They live around the corner from each other and have known each other since Niall was 18 years old

Vancouver | The Fishbowl | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Welcome To Night Vale With special musical guest Mal Blum

Welcome to Night Vale is a podcast presented as a radio show for the fictional town of Night Vale, reporting on the strange events that occur within it

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Split Bill

Warehaus dance collective and TWObigsteps collective team up to produce their first co-self-produced show!

Vancouver | Left of Main | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

VAM Schola Cantorum and Vancouver Viols Present My Days: Old and New Music for Voices and Viols

Vancouver Viols join VAM Schola Cantorum for a unique presentation of ancient and contemporary music for voices and viol consort

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music | Free

Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre - The Music of Brahms and Sibelius

The youngest-ever prizewinner of the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in 2010, Esther Yoo performs the extraordinary Violin Concerto by that competition’s namesake, on the 1704 “Prince Obolensky” Stradivarius violin

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Pandora's Vox & Espiritu Vocal Ensembles: Get Reel!

Join us for an unforgettable array of great songs from our favourite movies of all time!

West Vancouver | West Vancouver United Church | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Forever and Ever Christian Rock Musical

The New Jerusalem Project is a Christian rock musical experience that boldly proclaims God’s promise, heralding this upcoming period in human history

New Westminster | The Columbia | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Australia’s Thunder From Down Under

Australia’s Thunder From Down Under returns to River Rock Casino Resort on Friday, April 13, 2018 with their internationally acclaimed all-male dance revue

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fabulist Theatre presents: Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a one-act musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynne Ahrens

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

La Orquesta Internacional Sonora Dinamita

Te trae otro gran evento que no te puedes perder "La Internacional Sonora Dinamita" interpretando todos sus exitos musicales

Vancouver | Hungarian Hall | 8:30 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Decades - Music of 80's 90's and 00s

A musical journey through 3 decades. Only the best oldies from the 80's 90's and 00's featuring the best funk, disco and grooves performed non-stop by our resident DJ Lady Persia

New Westminster | Magnetiq Club Lounge | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

April 14, 2018

Sat

REDFM Vaisakhi 2018 - Vancouver

Join REDFM at the Vancouver Nagar Kirtan, for live coverage and bhangra team performances

Vancouver | Main St | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fraser Valley Hobby and Toy show

Where Collectors and Vendors come together to share their love of collecting, Die cast cars, Funko Pops, Toys

Pitt Meadows | Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall | 9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Show

A Body of Art

A summit for women and femme-identifying individuals to celebrate their awesome selves. This edu-fest features both artistic and educational workshops along with inspirational speakers to help our community towards total self-acceptance and body neutralit

Vancouver | SFU Harbour Centre | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Party for the Planet 2018

Party for the Planet presented by TD Canada Trust BC’s Largest Earth Day Celebration!

Surrey | Surrey Civic Plaza | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

ZoomerShow Vancouver 2018

Travel, finance, health and fitness, retirement and reinvention - if it’s new, if it can show you how to live big, it’s at the ZoomerShow! Exhibitors featuring the latest trends, products and services for your generation

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

Fearless Colour Crochet Workshop

Shy about colour? Fear not! This workshop is designed to help you unleash that inner neon lover and embrace Fearless Colour in your creative process, and your life!

Vancouver | Bali Whispers Home & Studio | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Workshop

2018 Live Your Dream Award Lunch and Fashion Show

We will be celebrating the hard work of our Live Your Dream Award winner(s), as well as presenting cheques to our Community Partners

Abbotsford | 35110 Delair Rd | 10:30 am to 3:30 pm | Show

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

The First Step - The Knife Skills Class

If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term ‘Julienne’ is your high-school crush, then our knife skills class is for you

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Cooking

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Collaborative Arts & Community Symposium

The Northern Lights Mythically Marvellous Circus & Symposium invites Community Builders, Change-Makers, Visionaries & Philanthropists...

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage by Tall Stories from London, England

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Aladdin Jr. and Pirates Past Noon

Welcome to Agrabah and the Academy Award-winning adventure of the street rat that became a prince!

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 4:20 pm | Performing Arts

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Pandora's Vox & Espiritu Vocal Ensembles: Get Reel!

Join us for an unforgettable array of great songs from our favourite movies of all time!

West Vancouver | West Vancouver United Church | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Music

Bar Mitzvah Boy

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Sink or Swim

Singer, actress Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Show

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Slideluck Vancouver 5

Art. Food. Community. If you love photography, video, or lens based art AND food then you’ll want to be at Slideluck Vancouver 5. Join us for a fantastic evening of visual stimulation while enjoying the company of great friends

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Visual Arts

2018 BC Distilled Festival

The fifth annual main tasting festival will take place at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Demo & Dine - Carnivore Classics

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join the instructing chef for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Delicatessen & Catering | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Verboden 2018

Verboden is a multi-day music festival occurring annually each April. Hosted by multiple venues Verboden showcases Dark Wave, Synth Pop, Post Punk, EBM/ Industrial music

Vancouver | The Waldorf | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Barbara Clague Festival of Song

A humanitarian, social justice and cultural champion, Barbara Clague was dedicated to the arts and, most importantly, people

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

I am not my hair: self-compassion workshop

Join us for a night of self-compassion & self-exploration, as we come together to honour the skin we are in

Vancouver | Ollie Quinn | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Aladdin Jr. and Pirates Past Noon

Welcome to Agrabah and the Academy Award-winning adventure of the street rat that became a prince!

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

SKOOL AID by Susan Bibbings and Social Outreach Committee St. Francis in the Wood

An evening of phenomenal live music featuring Still Living @ Home. Fundraiser for the Dream Big Montessori School, Mwanza rural Tanzania

West Vancouver | Caulfield Cove Hall | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Riverdance 20 Years - Westcoast Harmony Fundraiser

Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Symphony at the Annex - Crepuscular, Luminous

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir: On With the Show - This Is It!

Once again, Vancouver Orpheus and Harmony join forces to present an evening of lighter music in a relaxed setting with table-seating

Vancouver | Vancouver Alpenclub | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dr. John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Indie series: Sink or Swim

Singer, actress Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Rogue Folk Club: Madison Violet

When you hear Madison Violet, the first thing you’ll notice is that their voices blend together, symbiotically, like family: born to sing the same songs.

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Australia's Thunder From Down Under

Australia's Hottest Export! Thunder From Down Under - The worlds most sought after male revue!

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Faith Healer

The masterpiece of one of the greatest playwrights of the last 50 years, Brian Friel’s Faith Healer is an Irish meditation on the role and responsibility of the artist in society

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Dorrance Dance

Sought-after and celebrated choreographer Michelle Dorrance is dedicated to next-level tap dancing - weaving together traditional form while pushing its rhythmic, technical, and conceptual boundaries

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Niall and Marcus Talk About Sh!t Niall Likes

Niall McNeil likes to talk and Marcus Youssef is one of his favorite people to talk to. They live around the corner from each other and have known each other since Niall was 18 years old

Vancouver | The Fishbowl | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem 1871 London piano version

Performance by the Amabilis Singers, under the direction of Dr. Ramona Luengen. Featuring distinguished Canadian pianist, Jane Coop Ingrid Verseveldt, piano Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes, soprano George Roberts, baritone

Burnaby | New Westminster Christian Reformed Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Split Bill

Warehaus dance collective and TWObigsteps collective team up to produce their first co-self-produced show!

Vancouver | Left of Main | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Brothers Arntzen - traditional jazz, blues, and country quintet

Born into a musical family steeped in the tradition of New Orleans jazz, Arnt and Evan Arntzen play hot and sweet music for dancers and listeners alike

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre - The Music of Brahms and Sibelius

The youngest-ever prizewinner of the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in 2010, Esther Yoo performs the extraordinary Violin Concerto by that competition’s namesake, on the 1704 “Prince Obolensky” Stradivarius violin

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Forever and Ever Christian Rock Musical

The New Jerusalem Project is a Christian rock musical experience that boldly proclaims God’s promise, heralding this upcoming period in human history

New Westminster | The Columbia | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Air Supply

Air Supply is an Australian soft rock duo, consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Bar Mitzvah Boy by Mark Leiren-Young

Joey is a successful lawyer who is used to things going his way. When he suddenly decides he needs a bar mitzvah he doesn’t expect to have to wait, or take classes

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fabulist Theatre presents: Once On This Island

Once On This Island is a one-act musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynne Ahrens

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dehli 2 Dublin

Delhi 2 Dublin is a Canadian world music group formed in 2006 in Vancouver who play a fusion of Bhangra, Electronic, Funk, Dub Reggae, Hip Hop, Celtic music and a mash up of other genres

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Demarco live in Vancouver

Demarco live performance in Vancouver. No Wahalla Canada Tour

Vancouver | Korean Cultural Center | 9:00 pm to 2:30 am | Music

Peggy Gou in the Celebrities Underground

Polymathic electronic music producer, DJ, model, pianist and designer Peggy Gou makes her Vancouver debut in the Celebrities Underground

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

April 15, 2018

Sun

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

ZoomerShow Vancouver 2018

Travel, finance, health and fitness, retirement and reinvention - if it’s new, if it can show you how to live big, it’s at the ZoomerShow! Exhibitors featuring the latest trends, products and services for your generation

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Flow To Show

Full-Day Opening Workshop

Vancouver | Stretch Vancouver | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Afternoon Tea for Kids - Lego Theme

Everything is awesome! Everything is cool when you work as a team. Everything is cool when you are living your dreams! And that's exactly what we hope you think about this at this Lego themed afternoon tea

Vancouver | West Point Grey Community Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Kids

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Gruffalo - Live on Stage by Tall Stories from London, England

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood.

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Opera Tea Series. UBC Opera Ensemble

Opera Teas bring you closer to the performers on stage. Enjoy a concert of opera arias and song favourites in a casual setting in the UBC Botanical Garden

Vancouver | UBC Botanical Garden | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Opera

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

VSO Chamber Players - Tombeau, Trio & 2

The extraordinary musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra step off the Orpheum stage and into the intimate, state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall in the VSO School of Music to perform some of the greatest chamber music ever written

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony School of Music | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Enron by United Players

Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general pu

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Edgar Moreau - cello

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Edgar Moreau (cello) and Jessica Xylina Osborne (piano) in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

An Afternoon At The Opera

Favourite arias and duets from the great opera composers, featuring soprano Mikayla Sager, mezzo-soprano Megan Latham, tenor Frédérik Robert, and baritone Zachary Read

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

musica intima presents "Silver" 25th Anniversary Concert

This concert in our 25th anniversary year is a way of honouring the past, present and future of musica intima. The artists include the 8 regular singers, 4 alumni, and 4 “mentored” high school/university singers

Vancouver | St. Philip's Anglican Church | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

Peppa Pig's Surprise

In “Peppa Pig’s Surprise,” it’s a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have a surprise for her and her younger brother George, but no matter how hard they try, they cannot guess what it is

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Kids

Iranian Movie: Privacy

Five friends get together to spend a night for a happy and intimate birthday celebration, but the dishonesty hidden in their past ruins the night, leading them to an unexpected disaster

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Film

Run & Gun 2018: Two Screenings and Awards Gala

On April 6-8th, filmmakers across British Columbia came together in an attempt to make five minute films in under 48 hours. Now it's time to watch these world premieres, and reward these brave filmmakers at the Rio Theatre

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

ICI Q&A Panel #3: Veena Sood and Gary Jones

Our ICI Q&A Panel on April 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. will feature VTS Alumni Veena Sood and Gary Jones. Join us!

Vancouver | Improv Comedy Institute | 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Pre-show Artist Talk with Roberto Fonseca

Roberto Fonseca has been hailed as “one of the world’s great pianists and one of the finest of Cuba’s new generation of musicians” (The Evening Standard)

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Daymé Arocena and Roberto Fonseca

Singer, composer, arranger, and bandleader Daymé Arocena is a charismatic ambassador for Cuban music

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Verboden 2018

Verboden is a multi-day music festival occurring annually each April. Hosted by multiple venues Verboden showcases Dark Wave, Synth Pop, Post Punk, EBM/ Industrial music

Vancouver | The Waldorf | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Erin Costelo Live at Massy Books

Join one of Canada's greatest singer-songwriters / producers, Erin Costelo, for an intimate evening at Massy Books in Vancouver, BC. Tickets for this very special show are limited, so act fast!

Vancouver | Massy Books | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Black Gardenia: 'Lucky Star' - Anza Club

The Anza club and Black Gardenia present an Evening of Vintage Jazz with Black Gardenia | Lucky Star Home Tour! continues celebrate the launch of their new Record "Lucky Star"

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Riverdance 20 Years - Westcoast Harmony Fundraiser

Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

The Good News According to Quartom

The Good News According to Quartom is a concert featuring a variety of a cappella songs of all kinds

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Tami Neilson

Holy Moses! With a soulful voice straight from the golden age of country and rockabilly music, fan favourite Tami Neilson has been described as a blend of Patsy Cline, Aretha Franklin, and Amy Winehouse with a touch of Peggy Lee’s sophistication

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Music

April 16, 2018

Mon

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hawaiian Nights - A Culinary Tour of the Islands

Let the Dirty Apron take you on a culinary adventure with the tropical flavours of Hawaii. Start with a Ginger Soy Tuna Poke on Crispy Rice

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Burnaby`s Got Talent

Burnaby’s Got Talent is the must see show of the year, presented by Burnaby Schools Student Advisory featuring Burnaby School District’s finest performers

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Andrea Gibson with Chastity Brown

"Do you want to hear the best story you’ve ever heard in your life?” Andrea Gibson asks into the microphone. The audience leans forward in silent anticipation

Vancouver | St. James Hall | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton

Peter Kenneth Frampton is an English rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist. The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California

Abbotsford | Abbotsford Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Surrey Nights - The Music of Brahms and Sibelius

The youngest-ever prizewinner of the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in 2010, Esther Yoo performs the extraordinary Violin Concerto by that competition’s namesake, on the 1704 “Prince Obolensky” Stradivarius violin

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

April 17, 2018

Tue

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Nine Dragons

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Chef's Favourites - A Celebration of The Dirty Apron’s Most Beloved Dishes

If The Dirty Apron team had a culinary wish list the dishes from this class would most certainly make the cut. Join us and learn to prepare some of our most beloved dishes while we share our passion for food.

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Golden Ears Writers

If your artistic medium is the written word, join Golden Ears Writers for a series of adult events and workshops designed to build and nurture our local writing community

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Andrea Gibson Q + A with Molly Billows at Massy Books

“Do you want to hear the best story you’ve ever heard in your life?” Andrea Gibson asks into the microphone. The audience leans forward in silent anticipation

Vancouver | Massy Books | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

All-Star Stand-Up Comedy Night

Four favourite stars from the hit CBC Radio Show THE DEBATERS are back for the 3rd Annual All-Star Stand-Up Comedy Night. Join hilarious, seasoned all-star comedians for a night of belly-laughs and insight — all while supporting our theatre and programs

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel André Jarre is a French composer, performer and record producer. He is a pioneer in the electronic, ambient and new-age genres, and known for organising outdoor spectacles featuring his music

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Parno Drom - Eastern European Romani Music

Incorporating audience suggestions, The Fictionals Comedy Co. and The Radical Improv Comedy look back at the unique local events, celebrities and secrets that made New Westminster the beautiful city it is today

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

CMS Clarinet, Piano & Strings by the Friends of Chamber Music

A number of highly acclaimed and regularly visiting Chamber Music Society friends return, with the addition of a new visitor...

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Carpenter Brut - Leather Patrol Tour

Carpenter Brut is a French electronic music artist whose real name is Franck Hueso, based in Poitiers, France

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Tuesdays at Celebrities

All year round, Tuesdays at Celebrities are packed with party animals

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

April 18, 2018

Wed

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Musical Mornings: From Berlin to Hollywood with Onalea Gilbertson

Musical Mornings is a series of salon-style concerts hosted by internationally acclaimed and celebrated pianists Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Music

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Cin Cin! Celebrating Italian Cuisine

Italian is one of the world’s most beloved cuisines, so it is no surprise that our Italian lessons are so popular. To add to our roster of classes celebrating the country’s foodie contributions, we present to you our latest menu of Italian fare

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Have you felt your vulva

Whether you feel inspired to create a whimsical piece of body positive art, a 3D teaching tool, discover a profound new relationship to your body, learn the basics of felting, or simply feel up some wool with a group of rad folk, this felting workshop is

Vancouver | 1725 W 12th Ave | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

explorASIAN 2018: A Time to Swim & Re Lekuah

A Time to Swim looks at an exiled indigenous activist from Montreal who returns to his childhood village in Borneo and struggles to navigate a complex web of interests and tensions in a race to save his culture

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Money Matters Finance Series

Is 2018 the year you take control of your finances? Join us for Money Matters to find out how!

Whistler | Whistler Public Library | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Business / Finance

The Art of Process in Short-Form Filmmaking: Screening and Talk

The Art of Process in Short-Form Filmmaking: A Screening and Talk by Anaisa Visser For National Canadian Film Day

Vancouver | Cineworks | 7:09 pm to 9:00 pm | Film | Free

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver: Shlomi Shaban and piano, special guest Ninet Tayeb

Two of Israel’s most popular performers will bring their dynamic music to Vancouver for an unforgettable night. Get ready to move to pop, rock, jazz, blues and more this Yom Ha’atzmaut!

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Hayley Kiyoko - Expectations North American Tour

Hayley Kiyoko Alcroft is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and dancer

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Collected Traces and Still Here

Co.ERASGA’s newest ensemble creation recalls and traces transcendent principle of the body’s relation to indigenous traditional arts choreographed by critically acclaimed Vancouver choreographer, Alvin Erasga Tolentino

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Gus Dapperton - You Think You’re A Comic! Tour

Gus Dapperton is an American singer-songwriter from Warwick, New York

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

April 19, 2018

Thu

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Classical Coffee Concert: From Berlin to Hollywood

Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann are joined by vocalist, actress and writer Onalea Gilbertson

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Music

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

La Cucina Toscana - Tasting Tuscany

Take this opportunity and escape with us to Italy's most celebrated region of wining and dining: Tuscany

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

TTM Bottleneck Banger

2nd Annual To The Max Bottleneck Banger! Come out and have a fun night with friends while raising awareness for a great cause.

Vancouver | The Bottleneck | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Spoken Word Jamboree feat. Molly Billows

The Spoken Word Jamboree kicks off not only Hullabaloo, but also Verses Festival of Words! All teams will be invited to perform a one-minute intro poem to tell us more about themselves and their school, and Molly Billows will rock the house as the night

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library Central Branch | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

TDMC Men's Tech Night - Level 1

Join us for a fun evening, and working light dinner learning the basics of bike maintenance, at our hands on bike service education night

Vancouver | Trev Deeley Motorcycles | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Charles Best Winter Market

A wonderful annual event; Charles Best Winter Market! This is a shopping night like no other! Local vendors coming together under 1 roof to bring you the best that they have to offer.

Coquitlam | 2525 Como Lake Ave | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Market

SFU Philosophers’ Café

“Imagine the impossible and discuss the improbable” with SFU’s Philosophers’ Café. Guest moderators host informal public discussions on various topics, stimulating dialogue and passionate exchange of ideas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Repatriation Monologues: Panel Discussion

Join us for our upcoming panel discussion exploring the importance of repatriating belongings and intellectual property to Indigenous communities!

Vancouver | Museum of Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture

UBC School of Nursing: 2018 EDGE Film Festival

The UBC School of Nursing is pleased to present their second annual film festival

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

Art! Vancouver 2018

Art! Vancouver 2018 is an international art show, showcasing the artwork of artists and galleries from Canada and around the world. We feature a diverse selection of art, from painting and sculpture to installation and mixed media

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Visual Arts

Iranian Movie: Privacy

Five friends get together to spend a night for a happy and intimate birthday celebration, but the dishonesty hidden in their past ruins the night, leading them to an unexpected disaster

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Lindbjerg Academy Presents In the Heights

Join our Rising Stars Advanced Class, ages 15-18 as they present the Tony Award Winner for Best Musical

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Awkward HUG + dumbpop

Award-winning actor, writer and storytelling champion Cory Thibert, embodies his 19-year-old self as he uncovers the truth behind what sets his family apart in this coming of age story with a twist

Vancouver | Gold Saucer Studio | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Dance Centre presents Rachid Ouramdane

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Rachid Ouramdane - TORDRE (WROUGHT)

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Collected Traces and Still Here

Co.ERASGA’s newest ensemble creation recalls and traces transcendent principle of the body’s relation to indigenous traditional arts choreographed by critically acclaimed Vancouver choreographer, Alvin Erasga Tolentino

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy | Free

April 20, 2018

Fri

Regionals 2018. Star Talent Dance Competition

A Canadian based Dance Competition giving dancers the chance to compete against other dancers and studios as well as themselves in order to achieve their own personal best! Sportsmanlike behavior is expected at all times.

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Hullabaloo All Star Slam Showcase #1

The always popular Hullabaloo All Star Slam at the Rio Theatre returns this year, featuring a battle between Canadian spoken word all stars!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 am to 11:00 am | Performing Arts

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Adventures in Poetryland Workshops

The land of poetry spreads far and wide: you could spend days traveling from Metaphor to Extended Metaphor. And that’s before you even reach Rhyme and Alliteration!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library Central Branch | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Workshop | Free

Make It Vancouver

Vancouver’s largest independent art, fashion & craft extravaganza is back for 3 days!!

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Market

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Art! Vancouver 2018

Art! Vancouver 2018 is an international art show, showcasing the artwork of artists and galleries from Canada and around the world. We feature a diverse selection of art, from painting and sculpture to installation and mixed media

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 12:00 am to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Hullabaloo All Star Slam Showcase #2

The always popular Hullabaloo All Star Slam at the Rio Theatre returns this year, featuring a battle between Canadian spoken word all stars!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 12:30 am to 2:00 pm | Performing Arts

Flock Yeah Vancouver 2018

This Flock Yeah! is being locally organized by Jill Colpitts for the sake of simplicity

Vancouver | Camp CAPILANO!!!! | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Hullabaloo Slams: Round 2!

The second slate of prelims kicks off, with all 16 teams competing for the second time in less than 24 hours!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library Central Branch | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Textile Fix it at South Granville Seniors Centre

We are so thrilled to introduce you a new partnership with the South Granville Seniors Centre where we will be hosting more fabulous Fix-Its for the South Granville Residents!

Vancouver | South Granville Seniors Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Vancouver Greek Food Festival

Please join us at the 40th Annual Vancouver Greek Food Festival! Our dates are April 20-22 2018. We are excited to celebrate our 40th anniversary of the Festival with exciting performances, delicious food, and lots of KEFI!

Vancouver | Hellenic Community of Vancouver | 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival | Free

Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show

The Vancouver Tattoo & Culture Show is your opportunity to look into the world of tattooing and and tattoo culture. Not only will you get the see amazing artwork, you’ll get the chance to meet the diverse personalities that drive the tattoo industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Better Together - An Ocean Inspired Couples' Class

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Wickfest Vaisakhi Gala 2018

The upcoming WickFest Gala will be the first annual event to help support former Olympic Gold medal champion Hayley Wickenheiser and her conquest to improve women's hockey around the world

Surrey | Crown Palace Banquet Hall | 6:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Hullabaloo Slams: Round 1!

The preliminary rounds erupt, with all 16 teams competing in four heats of four!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library Central Branch | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Dance Allsorts: Raven Spirit Dance

Earth Song is a mixed program of contemporary Aboriginal dance, featuring choreography by Starr Muranko and Michelle Olson. Two visionary choreographers bring their diverse voices to the act of connection

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

North Shore Writers Festival: 6th Annual Literary Trivia Quiz Night

Do you and your friends have what it takes to win our trivia game? If so, gather your teammates, test your mental mettle and compete for prizes and glory while having fun with our host Grant Lawrence!

West Vancouver | West Vancouver Memorial Library | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Books | Free

Lovecoast + Towers and Trees

Lovecoast is a 5-piece indie soul-pop band from the West Coast of Canada

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Lindbjerg Academy Presents In the Heights

Join our Rising Stars Advanced Class, ages 15-18 as they present the Tony Award Winner for Best Musical

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Müzewest Concerts presents John Dupuis Pianist

Vienna-based pianist John Dupuis returns to Vancouver with a programme of spring-romance for the salon! This will be great music by Beethoven, Debussy, Fauré, Grieg, Schubert, and others, including Canadian composers!

Vancouver | Canadian Music Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

EnChor's Encores!

This will be a concert produced by one of Vancouver's premier choirs, EnChor, under the artistic direction of Gerald van Wick

Vancouver | St. John's Shaughnessy Anglican Church | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Frankie Manning Shim Sham workshop

The shim sham is a soft-shoe tap dance modified with some jazz steps and danced all around the world at dances, flash mobs and special events

New Westminster | Royal City Swing | 7:45 pm to 9:15 pm | Workshop

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Five Alarm Funk with guest DJ Shub

Five Alarm Funk is a horn powered, percussion fueled sonic and visual assault

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Sloan

It’s their 12th record and Canadian power pop perennials Sloan are bringing it to the Imperial

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

BaconBurger Presents: Tre Nyce w/ Mic Dreams & Guests at The Haney

BaconBurger productions is proud to bring you a 4/20 hip hop party you dont want to miss!

Maple Ridge | The Haney Public House | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Slevyn + guests at The Railway Stage & Beer Café

The Live Agency + Live Acts Canada presents: Slevyn with special guests Sly Detrick, Taboo Queen and The Stereo Anthems

Vancouver | Railway Stage & Beer Café | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Rogue Folk Club: Martyn Joseph

Martyn Joseph is a powerful singer and songwriter gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Dance Centre presents Rachid Ouramdane

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Rachid Ouramdane - TORDRE (WROUGHT)

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

The Vancouver Chamber Choir. Light Transforming: Choral Explorations II with Michael Zaugg

Michael Zaugg is the guest conductor for this last concert of the 2017-2018 subscription season. Originally from Switzerland, he is now the conductor and music director of Alberta’s Pro Coro Canada

Vancouver | Dunbar Ryerson United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Price Is Right Live - Stage Show

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will play host to The Price is Right Live™ for four showings

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sideshow Comedy Improv

Pacific Theatre’s annual romp through the halls of improve comedy

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Collected Traces and Still Here

Co.ERASGA’s newest ensemble creation recalls and traces transcendent principle of the body’s relation to indigenous traditional arts choreographed by critically acclaimed Vancouver choreographer, Alvin Erasga Tolentino

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Peggy Lee's Echo Painting Album Launch w/ Wallgrin & A.MacKenzie

Barking Sphinx Performance Society, Live at the Wise & Sawdust Collector Present: Peggy Lee's 'Echo Painting' Album Launch Party

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

John Talabot at Celebrities Nightclub

Spanish electronic music producer, DJ and founder of acclaimed label Hivern Discs, John Talabot finally makes his return to Vancouver in the Celebrities Underground

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Sander van Doorn at Celebrities

Sander van Doorn brings his generation defining sound to Celebrities Nightclub for with support from Mychal Ferreira and Luke Boyle-Stafford

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

April 21, 2018

Sat

ਸਲਾਨਾ ਖਾਲਸਾ ਡੇ ਪਰੇਡ Surrey khalsa annual day parade and surrey nagar kirtan

This prade is big sikh vaisakhi prade in world app 5000000 people gathring will beਸਰੀ। ਦੀ ਵਿਸਾਖੀ ਪਰੇਡ।

Surrey | Gurudwara Dashmesh Darbar Sahib | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family

BrickCan LEGO Exhibit

BrickCan-Canada's largest Public LEGO Exhibition-returns to the River Rock in Richmond, with all new amazing creations and things to see!

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

Regionals 2018. Star Talent Dance Competition

A Canadian based Dance Competition giving dancers the chance to compete against other dancers and studios as well as themselves in order to achieve their own personal best! Sportsmanlike behavior is expected at all times.

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Greek Food Festival

Please join us at the 40th Annual Vancouver Greek Food Festival! Our dates are April 20-22 2018. We are excited to celebrate our 40th anniversary of the Festival with exciting performances, delicious food, and lots of KEFI!

Vancouver | Hellenic Community of Vancouver | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival | Free

ExplorASIAN 2018 Opening Ceremony

Dignatories, Partners and Supporters join in celebrating the launch of the explorASIAN Festival 2018 and Asian Heritage Month, with Pan Asian performances and festival partner displays!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Festival | Free

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

KupoCon: Pomtropolis

KupoCon, eh? Did you hear? KupoCon is coming to Vancouver. We’re heading to Vancouver

Vancouver | Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Party

Earth Day by Hamilton Community Centre

It's Spring cleaning time! Join us for Earth Day: Community Clean Up

Richmond | Hamilton Community Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Nature / Animals

Pop Culture Swap Meet

It is an affordable and fun day for the entire family

Vancouver | Scottish Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Show

Make It Vancouver

Vancouver’s largest independent art, fashion & craft extravaganza is back for 3 days!!

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Market

Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show

The Vancouver Tattoo & Culture Show is your opportunity to look into the world of tattooing and and tattoo culture. Not only will you get the see amazing artwork, you’ll get the chance to meet the diverse personalities that drive the tattoo industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Show

BLOOM at Celebrate Spring

10th annual BLOOM Art Silent Auction Fundraiser. Exclusive silent auction fundraiser with invited Nikkei artists

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Visual Arts

Celebrate Spring | 春祭り

Enjoy Japanese Spring Traditions at Nikkei Centre’s annual event, Celebrate Spring. Delicious Japanese cuisine, traditional martial arts, dances and music, tea ceremony, bonsai/Ikebana display, art, crafts and more!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Festival

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fullscreen Live presents: Elle Mills - Vancouver

Elle Mills + fam are coming to meet you! Every person that buys a ticket will get to meet her! Show length varies between 20-30 minutes… more time for your meet & greet!

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Show

Art! Vancouver 2018

Art! Vancouver 2018 is an international art show, showcasing the artwork of artists and galleries from Canada and around the world. We feature a diverse selection of art, from painting and sculpture to installation and mixed media

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 12:00 am to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Flock Yeah Vancouver 2018

This Flock Yeah! is being locally organized by Jill Colpitts for the sake of simplicity

Vancouver | Camp CAPILANO!!!! | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Art At Work: Guidance for Applying to Public Art Opportunities

This workshop will use mock artist calls as the basis for a hands-on session led by Richmond Public Art Program staff

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Voice of Islam - Competition

Its time to Shine. Let the Community hear your heart trembling Recitation of the Qur'an and the Beautiful Calling of the Adhaan

Surrey | Surrey Jamea Masjid | 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Spirit Horse

This powerful production follows the adventures of two First Nations children whose family is caught between traditional ways and urban culture

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

The Explanation - the frank theatre company

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable but...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Price Is Right Live - Stage Show with The Price is Right Live

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will play host to The Price is Right Live™ for four showings

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Show

Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen by Tracey Power

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Capture Festival Canada Line Tour with Shaun Dacey

As part of the 2018 Capture Photography Festival, Shaun Dacey, Director at Richmond Art Gallery, leads a tour of Canada Line Public Art installations in the City of Richmond and at Waterfront Station in Vancouver

Richmond | Brighouse Station | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts

Spirit Horse by Carousel Theatre for Young People

This powerful production follows the adventures of two First Nations children whose family is caught between traditional ways and urban culture

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Theatre

CSMA: Just Sing!

features Coastal Sound Children’s Choir, Con Bella, Con Vita, Con Brio and Coastal Sound Boychoir

Burnaby | New Westminster Christian Reformed Church | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Hip Show

The Hip Show has emerged on the Canadian tribute band scene paying homage to one of Canada’s most beloved musical groups, The Tragically Hip

Maple Ridge | The Haney Public House | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Wine and Paint Night

We invite you to come and discover the beauty of your own expression in this social, wine and painting evening at Aberthau Mansion. Our WPG instructor, Davide, will be on hand to guide you through the evening of abstract painting

Vancouver | West Point Grey Community Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Jeremy Allingham 'Run Wild' album release Show

Vancouver rocker Jeremy Allingham releases 'Run Wild', his third solo studio album

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Motown Meltdown

The Motown Meltdown band is comprised of top session musicians who are bound to be “in the pocket” when it comes to delivering that signature Motown sound

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Cacao Ceremony and Kundalini Dance at Ancient Fire

Cacao is a sacred plant medicine that is celebrated as the food of the gods and has been used in Shamanic ceremonies by the natives of Central and South America for thousands of years

Vancouver | Ancient Fire | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Forever and Evet Christian Rock Musical

The New Jerusalem Project is a Christian rock musical experience that boldly proclaims God’s promise, heralding this upcoming period in human history

Surrey | Calvary Worship Center | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Musical

Lindbjerg Academy Presents In the Heights

Join our Rising Stars Advanced Class, ages 15-18 as they present the Tony Award Winner for Best Musical

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

War and Peace - The Tallis Scholars

Designed by Peter Phillips to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918, a complete Mass provides the framework, put together from war-like sources.

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Lions Gate Sinfonia: Pianos Galore

Lions Gate Sinfonia's favourite pianist, Ian Parker, graces the stage to present the 4th of Beethoven’s 5 Piano Concertos

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 6:50 pm | Music

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Bizet, Ibert, and Beethoven by Richmond Community Orchestra & Chorus Association Concert

ROCA's spring concert features the Richmond Orchestra with flautist, Bernard Blary performing Jacques Ibert's Flute Concerto (1934) - a work full of brilliantly ornate passages and lively movement yet sweet and gentle in character

Richmond | South Arm United Church | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Place des Arts: L'Innovation! French Classics by Request

At the turn of the 20th Century, France was the epicentre for musical innovation as artists sought to break away from the time-honoured traditions of the past

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Dance Allsorts: Raven Spirit Dance

Earth Song is a mixed program of contemporary Aboriginal dance, featuring choreography by Starr Muranko and Michelle Olson. Two visionary choreographers bring their diverse voices to the act of connection

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

The Humans

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kitty Nights Presents a Live Band Burlesque Tribute to Prince!

Kitty Nights Burlesque's Live Band Burlesque Tribute to Prince hits the fabulous Rio Theatre stage in Vancouver

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley

Crimes of the Heart - Dark Comedy

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Holy Hum with special guest Hello Blue Roses

Holy Hum is the musical project of multidisciplinary artist Andrew Lee, based in Vancouver and New York. His debut full length, All of My Bodies, was described by the Georgia Straight as a record that "verges on a modern masterpiece."

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Dance Centre presents Rachid Ouramdane

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Rachid Ouramdane - TORDRE (WROUGHT)

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Third Coast Percussion (US)

Grammy-award winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion closes VNM’s 2017-18 concert series with their first ever performance in Vancouver

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Nine Dragons By Jovanni Sy

A World Premiere Production. A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Price Is Right Live - Stage Show

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will play host to The Price is Right Live™ for four showings

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Musically Speaking - Mozart, with Anderson & Roe

Billboard chart-topping piano duo Anderson & Roe tackle Mozart’s magnificent Concerto for two pianos, in a concert that also includes the thrilling Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams, and Tchaikovsky’s orchestral masterpiece, Symphony No. 4

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's drama Incident at Vichy takes on a story of persecution and antisemitism during the early days of WWII. During the Nazi occupation, a group of prisoners in Vichy France are being detained in a warehouse under suspicion of being Jewish

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Earth Song

Earth Song - a mixed program of contemporary Aboriginal dance

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Dance

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

A timeless comedy exploring love and marriage. Charles Condomine’s dinner party turns into mayhem when a seance led by Madame Arcati provokes the ghost of Elvira, his late first wife, and only Charles can hear her

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Gateway Show - 4/21 - Vancouver

Stop us if you've heard this one before - Stand-up comedians take to the stage and tell their best jokes, then they go to an undisclosed location to get way too high, only to come back to the stage and attempt to tell more jokes completely baked

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Sideshow Comedy Improv

Pacific Theatre’s annual romp through the halls of improve comedy

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Hullabaloo Finals feat. Moe Clark

The 8th annual Hullabaloo Finals Night will determine which school has the best poetic chops in all of British Columbia. Moe Clark will start the evening with a feature set of her award-winning spoken word poetry

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library Central Branch | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Festival | Free

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Collected Traces and Still Here

Co.ERASGA’s newest ensemble creation recalls and traces transcendent principle of the body’s relation to indigenous traditional arts choreographed by critically acclaimed Vancouver choreographer, Alvin Erasga Tolentino

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Bass Coast Tour: Scratcha DVA Pearson Sound Max Ulis Lorne B +

Bass Coast Festival is celebrating 10 years. Join us on April 21 at the Imperial for the North American Tour - a Bass Coast pre-party

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Dannic - EMBRVCE

Dutch powerhouse Dannic brings his signature sound to Venue for EMBRVCE!

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

April 22, 2018

Sun

BrickCan LEGO Exhibit

BrickCan-Canada's largest Public LEGO Exhibition-returns to the River Rock in Richmond, with all new amazing creations and things to see!

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

Regionals 2018. Star Talent Dance Competition

A Canadian based Dance Competition giving dancers the chance to compete against other dancers and studios as well as themselves in order to achieve their own personal best! Sportsmanlike behavior is expected at all times.

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Greek Food Festival

Please join us at the 40th Annual Vancouver Greek Food Festival! Our dates are April 20-22 2018. We are excited to celebrate our 40th anniversary of the Festival with exciting performances, delicious food, and lots of KEFI!

Vancouver | Hellenic Community of Vancouver | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival | Free

2018 Vancouver Sun Run

Join the BC Young Liberals on Sunday, April 22nd at 9:00 AM for the 36th annual Vancouver Sun Run. We welcome runners, walkers, wheelers and talkers of all ages for the 10K race

Vancouver | Downtown Vancouver | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Sports

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Test our Metal Demo Rides

The Harley-Davidson Test our Metal Truck will be in town and parked at our dealership from 10-3. Come test ride the latest 2018 models, and while you're here enjoy some live blues music (see our other event listed on this day) & BBQ from 12-2

Vancouver | Trev Deeley Motorcycles | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Party | Free

Construction Cares Indoor Fair

Join us for an interactive activity-filled event for adults and children of all ages! Admission and bike valet by donation - we encourage walking or riding bikes to event where possible

North Vancouver | Pipe Shop | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

Make It Vancouver

Vancouver’s largest independent art, fashion & craft extravaganza is back for 3 days!!

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Market

Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show

The Vancouver Tattoo & Culture Show is your opportunity to look into the world of tattooing and and tattoo culture. Not only will you get the see amazing artwork, you’ll get the chance to meet the diverse personalities that drive the tattoo industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Show

Sacred Sexual Music Festival

Welcome to a new music festival that speaks to Sacred Sexuality. Join a musically themed day and evening to celebrate, inform, and send a passionate wave of conscious sensuality into the larger community of Vancouver

Vancouver | Venables Hall | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Art! Vancouver 2018

Art! Vancouver 2018 is an international art show, showcasing the artwork of artists and galleries from Canada and around the world. We feature a diverse selection of art, from painting and sculpture to installation and mixed media

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 12:00 am to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Earth Day at Eastview Park

Come celebrate Earth Day with us at Eastview Park. Join the City, Evergreen BC and other local community groups as we plant native plants in Eastview Park

North Vancouver | Eastview Park | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Bikes, Blues & BBQ

Come enjoy a free Blues performance by the young Willie G. We will have free water, coffee & popcorn on and you can peruse the great merchandise & bikes in store between sets. BBQ proceeds to Bikers Against Child Abuse

Vancouver | Trev Deeley Motorcycles | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Music

Flock Yeah Vancouver 2018

This Flock Yeah! is being locally organized by Jill Colpitts for the sake of simplicity

Vancouver | Camp CAPILANO!!!! | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

The Humans by Stephen Karam

Family drama, on more than one level

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Spirit Horse

This powerful production follows the adventures of two First Nations children whose family is caught between traditional ways and urban culture

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Dance Allsorts: Raven Spirit Dance

Earth Song is a mixed program of contemporary Aboriginal dance, featuring choreography by Starr Muranko and Michelle Olson. Two visionary choreographers bring their diverse voices to the act of connection

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Dance

The Explanation - the frank theatre company

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable but...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Musically Speaking - Mozart, with Anderson & Roe

Billboard chart-topping piano duo Anderson & Roe tackle Mozart’s magnificent Concerto for two pianos, in a concert that also includes the thrilling Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams, and Tchaikovsky’s orchestral masterpiece, Symphony No. 4

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

4000 Miles By Amy Herzog

A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Jangle & Shout: The 2018 Verses-Hullabaloo Remixer

A literary afternoon delight! Music and words from many of the artists performing throughout the festival, including a selection of Hullabaloo performers featured from our youth events

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Inon Barnatan - piano

Since his first appearance for the VRS at our summer Chamber Music Festival in 2006, Inon’s career has blossomed and he’s become one of the most sought-after pianists of his generation

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Rafal Blechacz

In the past two seasons Rafał Blechacz has performed with the Montreal Symphony and Bramwell Tovey, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra and Sir Trevor Pinnock, and Amsterdam Sinfonietta on tour with concerts in Germany, Switzerland and the Czech Republic

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

温哥华普通话之旅,加拿大天车线的旅游与艺术博览会 Canada Line Art & Art!

Canada Line Art & Art! Vancouver Free Tours in Mandarin

Richmond | Brighouse Station | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Opera On A Sunday Afternoon

Join us in celebrating live performances at the Shadbolt Centre! Join us for one of a four-concert series produced by the Burnaby Lyric Opera

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Opera

US College Expo - Vancouver

Meet with American Universities, NCAA, Admissions & Financing Experts and more!

Vancouver | Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

The Annual Voices of Muslim Women Gala

Join us for a glamorous night to support and celebrate Muslim women in BC! Everyone welcome! This is an open event aimed at showcasing, connecting, and celebrating

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

2018 Sakura Night by Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

The Festival is pleased to bring back the fourth annual Sakura Night, celebrating Stanley Park's cherry blossoms in the beautiful, newly renovated Stanley Park Pavilion

Vancouver | Stanley Park Pavilion | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

موجِ حیرت Perplexity

Diba Endemble and Jamal Kurdistani perform two sets in Shur and Homäyoun written by Peyman Rouhandeh & Hossein Meimani

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

West Coast World Guitar Trio

This rare meeting of three unique masters of the guitar is not to be missed!

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Haya Band

The superstar Mongolian/Chinese music collective performs Mongolian singing and world music accompanied by both traditional and modern musical instruments

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

The Price Is Right Live - Stage Show

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will play host to The Price is Right Live™ for four showings

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Granger Smith

Granger Kelly Smith, also known by his alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr., is an American country music singer and songwriter

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Buffy Sainte-Marie and Special Guests

Call resistance an act of love, name activism as belief in restoration, trust as resilience, music as medicine; there is alchemy in the work of Buffy Sainte-Marie

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

April 23, 2018

Mon

Grocery & Specialty Food West

Despite today’s digital age, nothing rivals face-to-face communication to establish, build and maintain business relationships. Grocery & Specialty Food West is the premier and must-attend B2B grocery & specialty food show of the year!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Moe Clark - Masterclass: “Looping Landscapes”

Spoken word performance and looping pedal workshop exploring body and voice as landscape. Add new dimension to your spoken word poetry and written works

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 10:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Thursdays Writing Collective Discussion and Workshop

The event will be facilitated by Elee Kraljii Gardiner and Jonina Kirton. Collective members will each talk about writing in community, what that experience has been like over the years, and offering advice for others wanting to do the same.

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Spring Social Night with Mojan Nozari

Please join us for spring social night with Vancouver persian Architects and an informative Question & Answers session with Mojan Nozari

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture

Verses Festival of Words 2018: 2018 Van Slam Team Finals featuring Christopher Michael!

2018 Van SlamTeam Finals is part of Verses Festival of Words again! #VSFestival18. Celebrate the 22nd annual Van Slam Finals Night with visiting feature Christopher Michael

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Golden Ears Movie Series: This Changes Everything

An epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change, This Changes Everything is inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller of the same name.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Luke Combs

Luke Combs: Don’t Tempt Me With A Good Time Tour with guest Ashley McBryde

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Laurie Anderson: All the Things I Lost in the Flood

Using spoken word, video, live music, and electronics, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson explores the power and perils of language and storytelling in a stunning presentation that mines her own forty-year archive

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

April 24, 2018

Tue

Grocery & Specialty Food West

Despite today’s digital age, nothing rivals face-to-face communication to establish, build and maintain business relationships. Grocery & Specialty Food West is the premier and must-attend B2B grocery & specialty food show of the year!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Community Poetry Workshop with JB the First Lady

Utilizing a unique creative writing process developed by the writer, hip hop artist, activist, and performer, JB leads workshop participants through activity and writing, exploring themes of remembering and belonging

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Workshop

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Ableism 101 Workshop with Q

Awareness is the first step in creating change. In this workshop, learn to recognize ableism in your speech and actions and begin to change your habits

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Workshop

Verses Festival of Words 2018: The Witching Hour

Triple book launch with Joelle Barron, Ellie Sawatzky, Alessandra Naccarato & special guests

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Richmond Sings 2018

Many Richmond choirs are hoping that their music will inspire people to open their hearts and pocketbooks during Richmond Sings, a benefit concert which will take place on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00pm

Richmond | Fraserview MB Church | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Celtic Jam with Nigel Tucker

Come join Nigel and his band of merry musicians in the spirit of the Celtic muse. Bring your instruments, voice or even just your ears as no experience is necessary and only the love of music required

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Pause & Affect: A Monthly Course for Women. Lesson 6 Order from Chaos

“The Sabbath is to the week what the line break is to poetic language. It is the silence that forces you to return to what came before to find its meaning.”

Richmond | Chabad of Richmond | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Byrne and Kelly - Live in Vancouver

What began as Celtic Thunder's Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called 'Acoustic By Candlelight' back in 2012 has turned into what is now known as Byrne and Kelly

Vancouver | Pyatt Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

Arpanatolia - Contemporary Synthesis of Turkish Folk Music

The harp, lute and many wind instruments have been the dominant instruments over the centuries and still are in Turkish (folk) music

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Emerge on Main: Spotlight on Rising Musicians

Witness the emergence of 3 of Vancouver’s up-and-coming classical, new, and genre-bending musicians as they step into the spotlight: clarinetist Liam Hockley, pianist Nicole Linaksita, and composer and sound-artist Nancy Tam

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Sounds Like Fire: Edzi'u, Joshua Whitehead, and Janet Rogers

Rich with voices of the past, present, and future, a powerhouse lineup of literary and lyrical titans guide us on a journey through poetic language, experience, story, and song

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Tuesdays at Celebrities

All year round, Tuesdays at Celebrities are packed with party animals

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

April 25, 2018

Wed

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Verses Festival of Words 2018: CIPS 2018 Poet Orientation

CIPS Orientation will take place at Wise Hall

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 12:00 am to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Métis Mutt. Written and performed by Sheldon Elter

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Spoken Nerd featuring Kitty Stryker

What better place to proclaim your love for whatever turns on your nerdy nature than at the Storm Crow Tavern, the geekiest gathering place in Vancouver? Costumes are welcomed in the audience or for performers. Go on, dress up, and step up ...

Vancouver | Storm Crow Tavern | 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Vancouver Story Slam Invitational Verses 2018 Edition

A special invitational edition of the Vancouver Story Slam storytelling show just for Verses Festival of Words! Ten storytellers share original short stories in a competition for cash and prizes.

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm | Performing Arts

Shagville Swing - April Edition

Let us put a spring in your step (hop?)! Our Collegiate Shag claLet us put a spring in your step (hop?)! Our Collegiate Shag class is designed for dancers of all levels, from absolute beginners to more seasoned shaggers. ss is designed for dancers of all

Vancouver | Carousel Theatre for Young People | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

North Shore International Spring Film Series

The North Shore International Film Series is presented by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council in cooperation with the Toronto International Film Festival

North Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Vancouver Writers Fest. Incite: The Boy on the Beach. Tima Kurdi in Conversation with Kathryn Gretsinger

On September 2, 2015, a photo of a little boy’s body on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea went viral, alerting the world to the cold, devastating reality of the Syrian refugee crisis

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Hot Sardines with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

On the new album French Fries and Champagne, the jazz collective broadens its already impressive palette, combining covers and originals as they effortlessly channel New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2CELLOS: The Score Tour

Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following concert dates for 2CELLOS: The Score Tour, in celebration of their newest album, SCORE

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Black Hen Roadshow

The Black Hen Roadshow is back and better than ever in its third, powerhouse incarnation

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Hot Sardines with the VSO @ The Orpheum Vancouver

If you like Champagne with your French Fries, you’ll love The Hot Sardines and their electrifying performances of vintage jazz!

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony Orchestra | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Music

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018: Mashed Poetics at Verses 2018

Mashed Poetics is a night of Spoken Word and Music mash up. Mashed Poetics has been a part of the Verses Festival of Words since its inception and we're happy to be a part of the 2018 edition

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 9:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Performing Arts

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

April 26, 2018

Thu

Whisky Ambassador Certification in Vancouver, BC

The Whisky Ambassador program is now available in Canada. It is the UK’s only accredited training course about whisky.

Vancouver | Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club | 9:30 am to 4:30 pm | Business / Finance

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Seniors Multicultural Festival at South Granville Seniors Centre

Join us for our annual celebration of diversity! Enjoy non-stop, lively performances of traditional song, dance, and music by over 25 multicultural seniors’ groups from around the Lower Mainland

Vancouver | South Granville Seniors Centre | 10:30 am to 3:30 pm | Festival

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Discover Dance! Arts Umbrella Dance Company

Our popular noon series offers informative and inspiring shows by BC-based dance companies which combine performance, question-and-answer sessions with the artists, and sometimes even audience participation

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Performing Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Talk the Talk: Consent Culture

Guided by two qualified facilitators, Kitty Stryker and Rabbit Richards, this talk is likely to engage with a number of topics that challenge, advance and re-form our collective ideas of consent culture within the arts

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 12:30 am to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

West Van Carnival April 26-29

West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada is coming to you!

West Vancouver | Ambleside Park | 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Reframing Relations Workshop

Reframing Relations brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists together … to facilitate dialogue about reconciliation in Canada

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Workshop

Audrey's Art Bar

Resident Artist Audrey Burm provides step-by-step instruction and demonstrates techniques students can creatively use on future projects. Guests enjoy a glass of our award winning wine and large farm style cheese board

Langley | Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery | 5:45 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Day 1: Bouts at Havana Theatre

Canadas best slam poets sling metaphors and match wits in four-minute and one-minute rounds

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Day 1: Bouts at Cafe Deux Soleil

Canadas best slam poets sling metaphors and match wits in four-minute and one-minute rounds

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Granville Island Fashion Show

The Granville Island Business and Community Association presents a Granville Island Fashion Show! To promote and support the businesses in our community who are of the fashion, textile and jewelry genres, please join us to celebrate our fashion hub

Vancouver | Performance Works | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella by Magee Mainstage Production

This year’s Magee Mainstage production is the musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Vancouver | Magee Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Musical

Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2018 Workshops

Learn traditional Salish social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Gamelan Alligator Joy Presents

This is a two-days event featuring Vancouver based gamelan groups

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Gardens of Vancouver

Speaker: Christine Allen, Master Gardener. The talk mentions avid gardeners including "sugar king" B.T. Rogers and influential landscapers such as Raoul Robillard.

Vancouver | Museum of Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Giggles & Gags

Giggles & Gags, Vancouver's hilarious sketch comedy group, is back to tickle your funny bone! Come have a few laughs, a few drinks, and help us raise funds for Vancouver's Mom2Mom Poverty Initiative

Vancouver | PAL Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Comedy

Wild Child live in Vancouver

Timbre Concerts Presents: Wild Child Expectations Tour With Guests Stelth Ulvang

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Vancouver Fringe Festival: Blindside

After her recent American, Canadian, and European tour, one-eyed multiple award winner Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns to Vancouver to recount her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Theatre

Freed Productions: Unearth

Freed Productions presents: Unearth. Our inaugural showcase, which proudly features local artists from both the Mainland and Vancouver Island including Shaylen D. (East Vancouver), Profit (Calgary), and Mauvey (Ghanaian born, UK raised, now in Vancouver

Vancouver | The Basement by Loyal Coalition | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Fratellis

The Fratellis are a Scottish rock band from Glasgow, formed in 2005. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Jon Fratelli, bass guitarist Barry Fratelli, and drummer and backing vocalist Mince Fratelli

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Stéphanie Morin-Robert: Blindside

After her recent American, Canadian, and European tour, one-eyed multiple award winner Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns to Vancouver to recount her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Verses Festival of Words 2018: The Fugitives presented by the Wise Hall & Verses, introducing the “Little Death Match”

Live at the WISE and Verses Festival of Words is proud to present: The Fugitives album release Show for “The Promise of Strangers”

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy | Free

Chris Lorenzo x Shift K3Y at MIA - Vancouver

Chris Lorenzo returns to Vancouver with special guest Shift K3Y only at Way Home

Vancouver | Are you MIA | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

April 27, 2018

Fri

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

West Van Carnival April 26-29

West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada is coming to you!

West Vancouver | Ambleside Park | 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Kitty Stryker Talk: “It Takes a Village: Community Care for Survivors”

Kitty Stryker, consultant to Juggalos and Sex Educators alike, presents a talk on how to have thoughtful conversations about sexual assault when it impacts someone you love, mixed with Q&A for attendees to ask questions about their own experiences

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Lecture

BC Dine & Vine - Wine & Food Pairings from our own Backyard

Join The Dirty Apron for a night of BC food and wine pairings you won’t soon forget. Revel in cooking with local ingredients while you sip Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Syrah as well as a sparkling and dessert wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Day 2: Bouts at Havana Theatre

Canada’s best performance poets show us their strongest two and three minute poems to decide who will advance to finals

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Day 2: Bouts at Cafe Deux Soleil

Canada’s best performance poets show us their strongest two and three minute poems to decide who will advance to finals

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Taste of Trieste

Join us in this exploration of the foodie highlights of Trieste, city that borders with Slovenia and that is famous, among other things, for its cold wind, called bora

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

5th Annual Night for the Museum Fundraiser

Join us in celebrating the building of our new community museum with a fabulous night at the Polygon Gallery!

North Vancouver | The Polygon Gallery | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella by Magee Mainstage Production

This year’s Magee Mainstage production is the musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Vancouver | Magee Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Musical

Tea & Rum Tasting: A fun encounter of two worlds

Experience the taste of summer with an unique fusion of flavours and aromas. A selection of premium Teas from China will be paired with Rums from the Caribe and South America

Vancouver | O5 Tea | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Kasbo at Celebrities Nightclub

Go worlds away with Kasbo as he brings his Places We Don't Know Tour to Celebrities Nightclub for an early show with support from BAYNK

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Gamelan Gita Asmara and Guests

This is a two-days event featuring Vancouver based gamelan groups

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

pARTy@PdA: Dance & Dine - Foxtrot Friday

Get dancing at Place des Arts in celebration of International Dance Day! This edition of Dance & Dine is all about the Foxtrot!

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Derek Stanyer and Edmundo Gonzalez: Masterworks of the Piano

Vancouver | Showcase Pianos | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Urban Alchemy 8

The Urban Alchemy was formed to bring the urban/street dance community of Vancouver together for one evening, under one roof. The UA provides a performance opportunity for our urban/street dance artists in our community to present their work

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | Dance

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Giggles & Gags

Giggles & Gags, Vancouver's hilarious sketch comedy group, is back to tickle your funny bone! Come have a few laughs, a few drinks, and help us raise funds for Vancouver's Mom2Mom Poverty Initiative

Vancouver | PAL Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Comedy

Post Malone

Post Malone With guests SOB X RBE

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Vancouver Fringe Festival: Blindside

After her recent American, Canadian, and European tour, one-eyed multiple award winner Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns to Vancouver to recount her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Theatre

ABRA Cadabra - A Tribute to ABBA

The music of ABBA & Elton John comes to The River Rock Casino Show Theatre on April 27th with world renowned ABBA Tribute Show "ABRA Cadabra"

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival - Zimbamoto, The Boom Booms, Bloco Energia

Cubbyhole Artists presents: 4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival featuring: The Boom Booms, Zimbamoto, Bloco Energia

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You By Melody Anderson

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Stéphanie Morin-Robert: Blindside

After her recent American, Canadian, and European tour, one-eyed multiple award winner Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns to Vancouver to recount her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Desi Nights w/ DJ Branestorm at Elements Casino

A-Town Presents: Desi Nights @ The Dragon Lounge inside Elements Casino. Surrey's only monthly South Asian Event

Surrey | Elements Casino Surrey | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party | Free

Skullcandy Presents The Straight Series feat. Bishop Briggs with guest Matt Maeson

Sarah Grace McLaughlin, known by her stage name Bishop Briggs, is an English musician and singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Zaytoven at Fortune Sound

Grammy award winning hip-hop producer, Zaytoven Beats (Gucci Mane, Migos, Drake) returns to Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune Sound Club on Fri, Apr 27th

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

ATMOS with Goa Pete, Delikatny & Zeroplayer

Electric Love / Chrome Techno Fridays / Restricted Entertainment & Goa Trance Mission Present... ATMOS

Vancouver | The Hindenburg | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Interrobang?! Billy-Ray Belcourt, Virago Nation, Snotty Nose Rez Kids

In the guts of artists everywhere is a driving force, a question that begs for answer, churning engine of the inquisitive mind

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 10:40 pm to 0:30 am | Lecture

April 28, 2018

Sat

DANCEPL3Y Adults & Teens Instructor Training

Be the first to bring a new high-energy dance workout to your community this year! Tthe worlds most innovative and interACTIVE dance program

Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Dance

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fall For Local 2018 Spring Market

Fall For Local returns to North Vancouver for their 2018 Spring Market! FFL is a one-of-kind 'shop local' event, that prides itself on curating high quality modern pop-up ft. independent brands

North Vancouver | The Pipe Shop Building | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market

Deeley's Day for Animals

Join us in the back lot for a day devoted to animals, rescues, education, services, products and really anything to do with the animals we love to surround ourselves with.

Vancouver | Trev Deeley Motorcycles | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Day of Mourning

Please Join the New Westminster & District Labour Council, Council of the City of New Westminster and Local Labour Leaders as we remember those in our communities killed or injured on the job and dedicate ourselves to making workplaces safer

Burnaby | New Westminster & District Labour Council | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Business / Finance

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Talk the Talk: Harm Reduction

This community-driven, facilitator-mediated conversation asks artists to participate in anti-oppression dialogue around the topic of “Harm Reduction” within the Spoken Word Community and the many intersecting communities in which we engage

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 12:00 am to 2:30 pm | Festival | Free

West Van Carnival April 26-29

West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada is coming to you!

West Vancouver | Ambleside Park | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Family

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Chor Leoni 25

Chor Leoni 25 is a celebratory concert marking the Silver Anniversary of Vancouver’s pride of singing lions

West Vancouver | West Vancouver United Church | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm | Music

Big Trouble in Little Vancouver 5

Big Trouble in Little Vancouver is back!!!

Vancouver | Polish Friendship Hall | 2:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

Spirit Horse

This powerful production follows the adventures of two First Nations children whose family is caught between traditional ways and urban culture

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Russian White Nights Festival Opening Day

To kick off the Russian White Nights Vancouver Opera Festival in style, everyone is invited to an outdoor celebration featuring Russian cultural performers, food trucks, market vendors, a spectacular circus presentation, a movie screening, and a patio bar

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Family | Free

The Explanation - the frank theatre company

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable but...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Theatre

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Word Circus: Chimwemwe Undi, Deirdre Lee, Andre Prefontaine, & Philip Kevin Paul

A whirlwind of words from Chimwemwe Undi, Deirdre Lee, Andre Prefontaine, and Philip Kevin Paul who will perform feats of acrobatic wordsmithery before your very eyes

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Festival

Capture Festival Canada Line Chinese-Language Tour

列治文艺术画廊將為你帶來 Canada Line Public Art Project 的中文讲解. 我們約請您 們來更深刻了解关于卑诗省艺术家 Karilynn Ming Ho, Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes, David Semeniuk , 和 Ho Tam 的实践和个人作品

Richmond | Brighouse Station | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Métis Mutt. Written and performed by Sheldon Elter

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

CBC Studio 700 Composer Series. Musical Tribute to Anna Akhmatova: Russian Poet

Step into an intimate salon concert featuring poems by Anna Akhmatova set to music by John Tavener and Sergei Prokofiev including poetry readings

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

Cô Ba Sài Gòn - The Tailor

Vietnamese w/ English subtitles will be screened three times in Vancouver at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Film

Roma - Italian Small Plates for Two

There is no denying it.... there is something about Italian food that makes us want to enjoy it with others - preferrably a special someone

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Coquitlam Cardinals Pub Night Fundraiser

Back by popular demand with a new time and location! We will be hosting our annual Coquitlam Cardinals pub night fundraiser to help raise money for our 2018 season expenses. Come out for a great night of fun times and good food all for a great cause!

Coquitlam | Micky's Irish Public House | 6:00 pm to 1:00 am | Charity / Fundraising

Game Over: Press Play to Continue

Caravan Of Creeps Presents Game Over: Press Play To Continue! There Will Be Arcade Games! There Will Be Dj's! There Will Also Be An Area For You To Spin Jam, So Bring Your Led Flow Toys!!! Make Sure To Look For Cheats And Secrets To Unlock Prizes

Vancouver | 1489 E Hastings St | 7:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Jorja Smith at Biltmore Cabaret

English R&B singer-songwriter plays Vancouver

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Sidra & Pintxos

In honor of BC Cider week, Orchard & the Sea will be hosting a Sidra & Pintxos night along with Txotx Imports! Experience a Basque Pintxos restaurant with some authentic sidra & import craft ciders

Vancouver | The Orchard & the Sea | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

All Star Wrestling Presents April Anarchy

All Star Wrestling presents April Anarchy featuring internet star Joey Ryan from Lucha Underground

Surrey | Cloverdale Fairgrounds | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Sukhshinder Shinda & Jenny Johal with Live Band

Aftershock Roadshow, Perminder Chohan of Desjardins Financial Security, Blue Bird Flight Academy Inc. & HOD Productions Present: Aftershock Roadshow's 10 Year Anniversary Gala

Surrey | The Royal King Palace | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Two Sopranos: On Stage

Two Sopranos: On Stage"- Laura Miller & Margo LeVae, sopranos

Richmond | World of Music and Arts | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Music

Spirit Horse by Carousel Theatre for Young People

This powerful production follows the adventures of two First Nations children whose family is caught between traditional ways and urban culture

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Theatre

Drop The Needle ft Maestro Fresh Wes

That's Entertaining Productions United Creative Artists Studio Society GQ Production Present: Drop The Needle Feat. Maestro Fresh Wes, Featuring Matt Diamind (of The X Presidents) powered by PK sound

New Westminster | Heritage Banquet Hall | 7:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Lyric Singers: Salut Printemps

Once again "Music in the other Cathedral" will present Lyric Singers, director Nancy Rahn & pianist Betty Suderman, an excellent musical and artistic experience

New Westminster | Holy Trinity Cathedral | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

Game Over: Cosplay Contest

Caravan of Creeps presents "Game Over: Press Play to Continue! There will be arcade games! There will be DJ's! There will also be an area for you to Spin Jam, so bring your LED flow toys!!! Come join your friends and local artists and..... Dress up!!!

Vancouver | The Waldorf | 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Party

Ovid: Myth and Music - Tenor Charles Daniels in Recital

The great English tenor Charles Daniels joins forces with members of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra and conductor Alexander Weimann for a mixed programme of music from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries inspired by myths from Ovid’s Metamorphosis

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Souped Up Swing Dance

Join us for this month's Souped Up Swing Dance!

New Westminster | Holy Eucharist Cathedral Parish | 7:30 pm to 11:15 pm | Dance

Cabaret

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Verses Festival of Words 2018. Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Finals

The top 12 poets from preliminaries advance to this final match. Who will claim the title of 2017 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion? This closing match includes a feature presentation by the 2017 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam champion Ifrah Huss

Vancouver | Annex Performing Arts Theater | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Giggles & Gags

Giggles & Gags, Vancouver's hilarious sketch comedy group, is back to tickle your funny bone! Come have a few laughs, a few drinks, and help us raise funds for Vancouver's Mom2Mom Poverty Initiative

Vancouver | PAL Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Comedy

Ecstatic Dance Party

Give your body the freedom to move, glide, bounce, strut, jump, sweat, pop, hop and drop in any way you please. Join me on April 28th, 7:45-9:00pm Moksha Yoga Vancouver for an Ecstatic Dance Party

Vancouver | Moksha Yoga Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Active Life / Health

Vancouver Fringe Festival: Blindside

After her recent American, Canadian, and European tour, one-eyed multiple award winner Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns to Vancouver to recount her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Theatre

The Explanation

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

Circa: Opus

From Australia comes a bold new vision of contemporary circus: a place where breathtakingly beautiful acrobatics and fiercely virtuosic music-making meld into a seamless whole

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

An Evening with Delta Jackson Unplugged

Canadian singer-songwriter Delta Jackson, originally from Vancouver, performs at The Wise Hall (with special guests) in support of her highly anticipated debut Double EP release distributed by AWAL

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Las Cafeteras with special guests Locarno

Inspired by Mexico’s San Jarocho music, Las Cafeteras began their journey in an Eastside LA community café, and named the band in it honour

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:03 pm | Music

Masterworks Gold - Sarah Chang Plays Bruch

Sarah Chang is one of the most dynamic and scintillating performers in the classical world today. She performs the popular Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, her recording of which was named to Gramophon magazine’s list of the top 250 classical records of all t

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Persian Karaoke in Vancouver برای اولین بار

Entertainment will include 1000 Farsi songs, 300 Arabic & 1200 English songs

Port Moody | Zeitoon Restaurant | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Ashley Pater at The Breaking Down D Walls

Streexb Studio each last Saturday of the month host, the Breaking Down D Walls mini concert. Ashley Pater a 15 yr old singer/songwriter from Surrey, BC will be embracing the stage

Vancouver | Streexb Studio | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Stéphanie Morin-Robert: Blindside

After her recent American, Canadian, and European tour, one-eyed multiple award winner Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns to Vancouver to recount her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Moving in Stereo at Donegals Irish House

"Moving in Stereo" - The Ultimate Tribute to the Cars and "Rock of Ages" - Classic Rock of the 60's, 70's & 80's. are performing for one night at Donegals Irish House in Surrey

Surrey | Donegal's Irish House | 8:30 pm to 0:15 am | Music

Post-show Artist Talk with Circa

Since 2006, Circa has toured 33 countries across six continents with highly innovative genre-bending pieces that stretch the practice and perceptions of circus

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Awesome Tapes From Africa with regularfantasy & DJ D.Dee

Awesome Tapes From Africa will return to Vancouver for the first time since 2015 for a special DJ set at Vancouver's freshest and best equipped underground venue

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Loud Luxury at Playhouse Saturdays

Canadian production and DJ duo Loud Luxury play at Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

April 29, 2018

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DANCEPL3Y Adults & Teens Instructor Training

Be the first to bring a new high-energy dance workout to your community this year! Tthe worlds most innovative and interACTIVE dance program

Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Dance

Opera Speaks: Creating collaborative work alongside marginalized communities

This workshop, featuring the artistic team behind Requiem For A Lost Girl, explores the challenges and successes of collaborative art making

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Workshop | Free

VanDusen Plant Sale 2018

Free Admission and thousands of plants for sale. All proceeds go to the Garden in support of its Education programs.

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Baithak Series - Kishan Patel

Come explore the diverse expressions of morning ragas in an intimate atmosphere at the first recital of the Baithak Series: Exploring Time, featuring Kishan Patel - a young Portland native who is an active practitioner of Dhrupad/Dhamar, Khayal, Thumri...

Surrey | 9256 126 St | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Music

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fall For Local 2018 Spring Market

Fall For Local returns to North Vancouver for their 2018 Spring Market! FFL is a one-of-kind 'shop local' event, that prides itself on curating high quality modern pop-up ft. independent brands

North Vancouver | The Pipe Shop Building | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market

The Local Love in Spring Market

A fabulous shopping day with a community focus! Come enjoy a day of shopping with independent local small businesses at an event that gives back!

Pitt Meadows | Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

Ocean Fling - The Ultimate Seafood Class

Get ready for your ocean fling. With our Ultimate Seafood session, you’ll experience cuisine that’s big on flavour and easy on the hips

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

West Van Carnival April 26-29

West Coast Amusements, the largest Canadian midway operation in Western Canada is coming to you!

West Vancouver | Ambleside Park | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Scarlet Sails Performance

The Russian White Nights Festival celebrates the time of year around the summer solstice in areas of high latitude when darkness is never complete. The festival highlight is the arrival of a Scarlet Sails schooner

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza | 12:45 am to 1:45 pm | Family | Free

Granville Island Fix It & Clothing Swap

Granville Island Fix-it & Clothing Swap is back for it's second year at the wonderful Granville Island Hotel!

Vancouver | Granville Island Hotel | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Free

Vancouver National College Fair 2018

Admission representatives from schools across the country are all gathered in one place. Their goal: To encourage you to learn more about their institutions, and help you sort through the qualities you’re looking for in a college

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Fair | Free

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Talking Stick Festival Community Stage

The Talking Stick Festival has been calling community together for over 17 years

Vancouver | Native Education College Fireside Lounge | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Lecture

Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin is Russian Lyric Opera at its finest - based on the plot of Pushkin’s verse novel, Eugene Onegin features an emotional tale packed with breathtaking music, choreography, and a duel that will render the audience speechless

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Opera

Spirit Horse

This powerful production follows the adventures of two First Nations children whose family is caught between traditional ways and urban culture

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Mayday Social Justice Info Festival

All social justice/community organizations are invited to set up a table, distribute literature, and talk to the community on the Sunday afternoon prior to Mayday

Vancouver | Grandview Park | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Books

The Explanation - the frank theatre company

Two heterosexual men - one of whom likes to dress in women’s clothes - just happen to fall in love with one another. An exploration of the constructs we adopt to make our own realities and ways of imagining a life that’s not only endurable but...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Theatre

World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Me and You

Sibling rivalry in a double-edged comedy. From childhood until old age, Liz and Lou are sisters who go through life mostly as friends, but sometimes as foes...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

Royal City Musical Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Pops Symphony and Choir: Wondrous Worlds

Enjoy an afternoon of spectacular music with a symphonic tribute to the world-renowned film composer John Williams, featuring his best works from Star Wars, Harry Potter and Jurassic Park

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Métis Mutt. Written and performed by Sheldon Elter

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

HipHop Workshop with Prince & Madelle Paltu-ob

HipHop Workshop

Vancouver | Strive Studio | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Workshop

CBC Studio 700 Composer Series. Chamber music by James Rolfe

James Rolfe, composer of the Overcoat is featured in this opening concert with a selection of diverse chamber music repertoire both vocal and instrumental - including "The Connection" for solo marimba and recitation and "Moths" for baritone and piano

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

Lesley Telford/Inverso at International Dance Day 2018

Spooky Action is inspired by Einstein's famous phrase referring to particles that are so closely linked, they share the same existence

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Dance

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Persian Karaoke in Vancouver برای اولین بار

Entertainment will include 1000 Farsi songs, 300 Arabic & 1200 English songs

Port Moody | Zeitoon Restaurant | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

In 1934 the Warner Bros. movie studio decided to do a “class picture”: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Max Reinhardt was invited from Germany to direct. ..

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

April 30, 2018

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Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho uses the metaphor of phantom limb syndrome to explore themes of fragmented realities in a time when bombardment by digital information leaves many people feeling physically and mentally disconnected and disenchanted

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

Acclaimed Canadian artist Ho Tam interrogates the mediated construction of public persona, revealing diverse facets of the self through a selection of photo, video, artist books and magazines spanning his career

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Meat Eaters Unite - The Ultimate Meat Class

Learn how to choose the right cut and cook it to juicy perfection, as well as a bit about some of the lesser-known cuts of meat

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Deirdre Lee features at the VanSlam!

The Vancouver Poetry House presents feature poet, Deirdre Lee

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Bike Nights

Come join us on our first #VancouverBikeNights this season. Vancouver Bike Nights is a friendly gathering intended to build community and showcase the local motorcycle culture

Vancouver | La Casa Gelato | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Party

Is There A Comic In The House? by McMath Drama Production

McMath Drama Department presents their spring play, Is There A Comic In The House?

Richmond | McMath Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

500 Years of Resistance: Spartacus Book Club

This April, the Spartacus Book Club will be discussing "The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book" by Gord Hill

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Masterworks Gold - Sarah Chang Plays Bruch

Sarah Chang is one of the most dynamic and scintillating performers in the classical world today. She performs the popular Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, her recording of which was named to Gramophon magazine’s list of the top 250 classical records of all t

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music