Metro Vancouver events calendar for March 2018. Best festivals, fun things to do, St. Patrick's Day parade, Easter egg hunts, wine tasting, free activities in Vancouver, BC.

March 1, 2018

Thu

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Growing Room Festival 2018

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival is a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists presented by Room magazine. The festival runs March 1st - 4th, 2018 at various locations in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Mount Pleasant | 10:00 am to 11:00 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

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2018

The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs, and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 12:30 am to 1:30 pm | Festival

Livable Cities Symposium: Livable Cities 2018

The third annual “Livable Cities” symposium brings together interdisciplinary research, creative inquiry and city planning methods to explore current city development and projects through sensory perspectives

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Lecture | Free

A Royal Purim Celebration for Families

Chabad of East Van & The Community Kollel invite you to a Royal Purim Celebration!

Vancouver | Heritage Hall Vancouver | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Family

Purim In the Jungle!

Join Richmond Jewish Day School, Chabad of Richmond & The Bayit for a spectacular Purim Celebration!!

Richmond | Richmond Jewish Day School | 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Kids

Purim Seudah

We are travelling around the world from New York to Israel. Join us for an international Purim Seudah

Vancouver | Congregation Schara Tzedeck | 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Family

International Women's Day Celebration & Benefit 2018

Join the North Shore Women's Centre for our annual IWD celebration and fundraising benefit!

West Vancouver | Gleneagles Golf Course & Clubhouse | 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

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

Understanding Anxiety and Strategies to Support Children

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kristin Buhr, Director at the North Shore Stress and Anxiety Clinic and Consultant for AnxietyBC

New Westminster | Justice Institute Auditorium | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Behind the Scenes with Vicky Chow

Meet pianist Vicky Chow and go behind the scenes. Learn about her artistic process, what makes her tick, and her thoughts about the music she plays

Vancouver | The Post at 750 | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Music | Free

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

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Lost in Paris at Vancity Theatre

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, Lost in Paris stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Mark Matousek - The Mystery of Mother Meera

Free Talk, Q&A and Signing with Mark Matousek

Vancouver | Banyen Books & Sound | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Books | Free

Growing Room Launch Party with Too Attached

Join festival authors and Room staff and volunteers as we kick off Growing Room 2018 with a launch party at the Fox Cabaret, featuring opening remarks by Room’s managing editor Chelene Knight and editorial board member Nav Nagra

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Uganda Project Quiz Night

Love Trivial Pursuit? Show off your skills at the 8th annual Uganda Project Quiz Night. All you need is a team of six. Teams are encouraged to choose a name, dress up accordingly and come prepared to exercise those little grey cells

New Westminster | Douglas College | 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

Re-Launch of The WISE Hall

with WISE allies and Members in live music and dance performances to demonstrate first-hand what these upgrades mean for performers, promoters, community organizers and attendees alike

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Compagnia Baccalà: Pss Pss

Inspired by Chaplin and Keaton, Compagnia Baccalà’s enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences the world over. A breathtaking pas de deux of mishaps and acrobatics, you’ll be laughing long after you leave the theatre

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:10 pm | Family

Architects with guests Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts

Architects are a British metalcore band from Brighton, England. The band currently consists of vocalist Sam Carter, drummer Dan Searle, bassist Alex Dean, guitarist Adam Christianson and Sylosis guitarist Josh Middleton

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

JFL NorthWest: Debra DiGiovanni at the Comedy Mix

Comedian Debra DiGiovanni is a 4 time Canadian Comedy Award winner and has been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up.”

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Kyle Kinane at The Rio Theatre

Kyle Kinane is an internationally touring comedian who has appeared on “@Midnight,” “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” “Conan,” “Workaholics,” “This Is Not Happening,” “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser” and “Comedy Bang! Bang!”

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Film Screening: Hecho en Mexico

This vibrant, uplifting, and highly musical 2012 documentary beautifully portrays the richness and complexity of Mexican arts, culture, and identity

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

JFL NorthWest: Beth Stelling at The Biltmore Cabaret

Beth Stelling is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress based in Los Angeles, who Time Out Magazine names a Comic to Watch in 2016. Beth made her late night television debut on Conan

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Vancouver International Wine Festival

The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada's premier food & wine event, has three mandates: to provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade;

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

WePress: Making Art in the Neighbourhood

Join WePress as they share their journey from being a small group of community-builders and art and print-makers to delivering innovative art programming in the Downtown Eastside, in a space shared with Gallery Gachet

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

"The Grunch” Beat by Beat Press by Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society

Book, Music and Lyrics by Denver Casad & Betina Hershey

Maple Ridge | North Fraser Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Theatre

VSO Chamber Players - Schnittke & Shostakovich

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

Onegin

The hit musical as immersive as love itself! When Evgeni Onegin visits the Larin family estate, his romantic charms stir passions long forgotten by its residents, including the Larin sisters. This hit musical sold out its premiere run!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Thursday Artist Talk: Erica Grimm, Tracie Stewart, Sheinagh Anderson, "Skin Boats and Ocean Soundings"

Our changing ocean and climate is the most urgent problem facing humanity today

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Big Wreck

Skullcandy Presents The Straight Series: Featuring Big Wreck In Loving Memory Of — 20th Anniversary Tour with guest Jesse Roper

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

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: MM Contemporary Dance Company (Italy)

MM Contemporary Dance Company is based in Reggio Emilia, Italy and performs throughout Europe, Asia and South America

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Rickshaw presents Haunted Summer with guests

The songs of Haunted Summer are dreamy and hypnotic, rich with orchestral strings and sultry electronic textures

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Bahamas With special guest The Weather Station

Afie Jurvanen, known by his stage name Bahamas, is a Canadian musician born in Toronto, and raised in Barrie, Ontario

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

The Search for Vancouver's Next Drag Superstar 2018

This competition aims to find some of the strongest Drag Performer from across Greater Vancouver. We invite them to compete in the blockbuster competition taking place at Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Show

An Almost Holy Picture by Heather McDonald

Samuel Gentle has heard God’s voice three times in his life, but he has yet to find understanding or peace. Still, he cannot seem to leave behind this quiet, yet persistent, quest for solace and meaning as he seeks to reconcile tragedy with faith in the d

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

The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini's classic performed by Burnaby Lyric Opera. Sung in Italian with English surtitles

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

New Works at Night: Tarun Nayar, Scheherazaad Cooper, Sammy Chien

MIXED playfully explores the confusing world of being caught between cultures. Performed and created by new media/performance artist Sammy Chien, dancer/choreographer Scheherazaad Cooper, and musician/composer Tarun Nayar

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

JFL NorthWest: Jokes Please! at Little Mountain Gallery

Jokes Please! is an award-winning stand-up comedy show that’s been a Vancouver favourite for five years. Host Ross Dauk and a handful of hilarious comedians perform in a friendly, indie theatre to big laughs

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Sidekicks at The China Cloud

Sidekicks is a sketch comedy show that pairs Vancouver’s favourite comedians to write and perform sketch comedy together, sometimes for the first time

Vancouver | The China Cloud | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Brendan Schaub at The Biltmore Cabaret

Brendan is a multi-platform entertainer, best known for his career in professional sports – with both the UFC and NFL – and as a personality in podcasting and comedy

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

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

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour with Kayzo & More

LA bass producer Kayzo makes his highly anticipated Vancouver debut for the Outbreak Tour at Venue with Specials Guests 4B, Dubloadz, Gammer, & JSTJR

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

March 2, 2018

Fri

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Growing Room Festival 2018

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival is a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists presented by Room magazine. The festival runs March 1st - 4th, 2018 at various locations in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Mount Pleasant | 10:00 am to 11:00 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

Free Cap Classics Concert. Six Silver Moonbeams

CapU alumnus performs popular guitar works from Spain and Latin America

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 11:45 am to 12:45 am | Music | Free

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

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

World of Darkness Documentary

An in-depth look into how the World of Darkness and Vampire: The Masquerade created a phenomenon in the 1990's - a zeitgeist that helped shape film, literature, fashion, club culture, and ultimately fans, whose lives it forever altered

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm | Film

Vancity International Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival 2018

Vancouver's Biggest Salsa Bachata and Kizomba Festival where world renowned instructors from around the globe share their dance technqiues with you, treat you to live performances every night and maybe even steal you away for a dance

Burnaby | Vancitysbk | 3:00 pm to 3:00 am | Festival

Lanterns in the Garden

Experience an authentic Chinese lantern festival (yuánxiāo jié) in Vancouver’s classical Chinese garden

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

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

Notorious Dance Competition 2018

Notorious is a urban hip-hop dance competition that is hosted by McRoberts Secondary School. Notorious started in 2013 and we're looking forward to our 6th year

Richmond | McRoberts Secondary School | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Compagnia Baccalà: Pss Pss

Inspired by Chaplin and Keaton, Compagnia Baccalà’s enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences the world over. A breathtaking pas de deux of mishaps and acrobatics, you’ll be laughing long after you leave the theatre

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:10 pm | Family

Monster Jam

Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charge family entertainment featuring some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM and many more

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

JFL NorthWest: Ryan Hamilton at The Rio Theatre

Ryan Hamilton is endearing comedy lovers, and his future is bright

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Sasheer Zamata at The Biltmore Cabaret

Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and 4 season cast member on Saturday Night Live. She just released her first one hour special, “Pizza Mind” to rave reviews

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Animenz Live 2018 Vancouver

Animenz returns to Vancouver to kick off his Animenz Live 2018 tour with an exciting live performance!

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

pARTy@PdA: Pottery, Pizza & Pinot

Take part in an exclusive, handbuilding pottery workshop with Place des Arts’ pottery teacher and department head Vin Arora. And that’s just the start of the fun!

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

Vancouver International Wine Festival

The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada's premier food & wine event, has three mandates: to provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade;

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Canucks vs. Predators at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

JFL NorthWest: Retail Nightmares at Fox Cabaret

Musician Jessica Delisle and comedian Alicia Tobin’s podcast about the horrors of working in customer service and how puppos are the best!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

"The Grunch” Beat by Beat Press by Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society

Book, Music and Lyrics by Denver Casad & Betina Hershey

Maple Ridge | North Fraser Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Theatre

Dancers of Damelahamid presents 2018 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs, and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

International Women's Day: Lady in the Mirror بانو در آینه

Iranian Women Cultural Society Presents: To Commemorate Niloofar Beiyzaii’s Artistic works, starring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, Featuring Vancouver Iranian Choir

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

JFL NorthWest: Hip.Bang! At Home

Fresh off touring North America and Europe to critical acclaim, Canadian Comedy Award-nominated duo Hip.Bang! returns to JFL Northwest in 2018 to debut their brand new written show @Home with outstanding guests HUNKS

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Comedy Basement Presents: Comedy in Concert

The Comedy Basement Presents: Comedy In Concert A Musical Comedy Showcase F. Rachel Lark Plus Special Guests Colin Lamb And Lydia King

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

River's Divide with Phasors and Molly Be Damed

Magnetized Productions Presents: River's Divide with Phasors and Molly Be Damed at The Byrd

Surrey | The Flamingo | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Rock N' Roll Circus!

Well, well, well...After a long hiatus The Rock N' Roll Circus is bringing the boogie back to The Heritage Grill! Brothers and Sisters do not hesitate to save the date for this momentous occasion in the fabulous Royal City.

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Big Yellow House Concert: Samson's Delilah with Logan & Nathan

Seth Macdonald and Shara Gustafson, are well known on the Northern Alberta and B.C. festival scene having made their mark in the funk/rock/reggae/world groove high energy dance band "Mamaguroove”

Vancouver | 229 Templeton Dr | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Fused: The Epic Improv Team-up

Join us live at The Heritage Grill's Back Room Theatre for New Westminster's premier improv show, where two exciting comedy troupes join up for a massive night of entertainment!

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Off Broadway. VCC Faculty Series #3 Dory Hayley and friends

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 Music | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Big Wreck

Skullcandy Presents The Straight Series: Featuring Big Wreck In Loving Memory Of — 20th Anniversary Tour with guest Jesse Roper

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

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: MM Contemporary Dance Company (Italy)

MM Contemporary Dance Company is based in Reggio Emilia, Italy and performs throughout Europe, Asia and South America

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

JFL NorthWest: Tom Papa at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, TV, radio, podcasts as well as on the live stage

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Shen Wei Dance Arts

One of the premier international dance companies, Shen Wei Dance Arts has won worldwide acclaim for “amassing a body of works so strikingly original they defy categorization” (The Boston Globe)

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

Sean McCann

Séan McCann’s love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned group Great Big Sea

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Debra DiGiovanni at the Comedy Mix

Comedian Debra DiGiovanni is a 4 time Canadian Comedy Award winner and has been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up.”

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 8:00 pm to 11:50 pm | Comedy

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

Onegin

The hit musical as immersive as love itself! When Evgeni Onegin visits the Larin family estate, his romantic charms stir passions long forgotten by its residents, including the Larin sisters. This hit musical sold out its premiere run!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dwight Yoakam

Dwight David Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, most famous for his pioneering country music

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

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

An Almost Holy Picture by Heather McDonald

Samuel Gentle has heard God’s voice three times in his life, but he has yet to find understanding or peace. Still, he cannot seem to leave behind this quiet, yet persistent, quest for solace and meaning as he seeks to reconcile tragedy with faith in the d

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

New Works at Night: Tarun Nayar, Scheherazaad Cooper, Sammy Chien

MIXED playfully explores the confusing world of being caught between cultures. Performed and created by new media/performance artist Sammy Chien, dancer/choreographer Scheherazaad Cooper, and musician/composer Tarun Nayar

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Old Time Dance Party at the Wise Hall

Beginner friendly square dancing - all the moves taught and called by Paul Silveria, with live music by the Estro-Jennies!

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

JFL NorthWest: Barely Legal at Slice of Life Gallery

Barely Legal is an underground comedy show that’s been happening on the first Friday of every month for 2 years, it’s hosted and produced by two of Canada’s youngest rising stars Sophie Buddle and Gavin Matts

Vancouver | Slice of Life Gallery & Studios | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Corporate Live at Fox Cabaret

The new, critically-lauded comedic television series, Corporate, proclaimed by Indie Wire as “the first great comedy of 2018,” will host a special event with the creators and cast, to discuss this new edgy and very dark comedy

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

Punk/Hardcore w/Cheap Appeal, Defektors, No Klässe, Chain Whip

Local Hardcore and punk show in the heart of Hastings St.

Vancouver | SBC Restaurant | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Kyle Kinane at The Rio Theatre

Kyle Kinane is an internationally touring comedian who has appeared on “@Midnight,” “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” “Conan,” “Workaholics,” “This Is Not Happening,” “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser” and “Comedy Bang! Bang!”

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Persian Bash - Dance Station

پرشين بَش برنامه اي شاد و متنوع در اولين جمعه هر ماه و تنها كلاب ايراني.

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

JFL NorthWest: Fighter and the Kid at The Vogue Theatre

JFL NorthWest in association with SiriusXM Canada presents: The Fighter And The Kid Podcast. The stand-up version of former UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub’s and actor/comedian, Bryan Callen’s weekly podcast...

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

GASM - Collective Art Celebration

Inaugural Lovegasm event. A Collective Art Celebration showcasing the most recent visual artwork of celestial representatives of the Mum'phi-ya

North Vancouver | Herban Art Collective | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Visual Arts

Jason Ross at Celebrities

Anjunabeats protege Jason Ross makes his return to Vancouver

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

Fistful of Kicks: An Improvised Kung-Fu Spectacular

Join us for Fistful of Kicks, our improvised kung fu spectacular! Mashing up all of your favourite martial arts movies of yesteryear, this show will bring you all of the hard hitting fight scenes together with our signature epic storytelling

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Guilty Pleasures: 80s / 90s / 00s Dance Party

Hell Ya! It's the return of the city's funnest monthly dance party, Guilty Pleasures. All the 80s, 90s and 00s songs you love with all the fun you want from the Common People and the gal pal DJs!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party

March 3, 2018

Sat

2018 West Van Run

West Van Run - Annual 5KM & 10KM Run/Walk of West Vancouver. In 2018, the West Van Run will feature exciting events on both Saturday

West Vancouver | West Vancouver Community Centre | 8:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Advanced Comfort Measures for Doulas

Comfort Measures with a wise twist. Learn some fancy doula tricks and when to use them, as well as when NOT to use them! The right approach to using comfort measures is they to determining whether you are helping or hindering the birth process!

Vancouver | Revolution Health | 9:00 am to 3:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Annapolis Wreck Dive Day

Come join us for a couple boat dives at the Annapolis and enjoy the spring visibility as long as it lasts!

Vancouver | Vancouver Diving Locker | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

BCHDA Winter Competition (Pre-Premier & Premier)

BCHDA Winter Competition. Premier Dancers (12 & Over) will dance long step HIghland

Coquitlam | BC Highland Dancing Association | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Dance

Open House & Workshops by LaSalle College

If you're ready to make creativity your way of life, we can help you prepare. Come find out how by attending our Open House and one of the creative workshops

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Workshop | Free

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

Sharing Smiles Day 2018

Join us on Saturday, March 3 for Sharing Smiles Day 2018 at the Pacific Family Autism Network. Come learn about how to keep your smile healthy with brushing demonstrations and fun interactive games from UBC Dentistry students and dentists from your commun

Richmond | Pacific Autism Family Network | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

TEDxStanleyPark 2018

Speakers – 13 live speakers deliver 8 to 18-minute talks that address humanity’s tough problems

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 10:00 am to 5:30 pm | Lecture

Birth Fair 2018

We're back! The Birth Fair brings together professionals in the Birth & Baby industry and is designed to have you leave feeling edcuated and empowered!

Surrey | Cloverdale Agriplex | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

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

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Growing Room Festival 2018

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival is a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists presented by Room magazine. The festival runs March 1st - 4th, 2018 at various locations in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Mount Pleasant | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Festival

Pouring Acrylics

Learn about different pouring techniques. Watch the demo and then experiment to create your own artwork

Port Coquitlam | Colours Artists Supplies and Framing | 10:30 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts

JSA at the Bonsor Two Day Super Collectors Show

Time to take in the Bonsor Two Day Super Show. A two day event that will feature a spectacle of Sports Cards, Memorabilia, other related Collectibles and much more

Burnaby | Bonsor Recreation Complex | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

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

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 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

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2018

The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs, and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Festival

Celebrate Persia at our 9th Annual Cultch Fundraising Gala

This is an evening not to be missed! This year we celebrate Persia, 2500 years of West Asian Culture. It promises to be an evening full of surprises, paradoxes and extraordinary entertainment. Enjoy great wine, food and entertainment, all themed around an

Vancouver | The Cultch | 12:00 am to 8:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Try it: Dragon Boating

Time for you to get your body moving? Joining a team sport may be the best way to keep you active throughout the year

Port Moody | Old Mill Boat House - Watersports Centre | 12:30 am to 2:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Let's Play by BC Wheelchair Sports Association and BC Wheelchair Basketball

Join us for a free Let's Play BC event. Come out and try wheelchair basketball, plus a variety of other wheelchair sports. Bring your Let’s Play chair and your friends/siblings and come out for an afternoon of fun games and activities!

New Westminster | Douglas College | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

PNE: Monster Jam

Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charge family entertainment featuring some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM and many more

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Show

Compagnia Baccalà: Pss Pss

Inspired by Chaplin and Keaton, Compagnia Baccalà’s enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences the world over. A breathtaking pas de deux of mishaps and acrobatics, you’ll be laughing long after you leave the theatre

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Family

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Fun Home by Lisa Kron

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

Family and Finances

با توجه به استقبال خیلی‌ خوب عزیزان در سال‌های گذشته یک بار دیگر با سمینار برنامه ریزی مالی‌ و تأثیر آن بر روابط خانواد‌گی در خدمت شما هستیم.

North Vancouver | Capilano Mall | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Business / Finance

An Almost Holy Picture

Samuel Gentle has heard God’s voice three times in his life, but he has yet to find understanding or peace. Still, he cannot seem to leave behind this quiet, yet persistent, quest for solace and meaning as he seeks to reconcile tragedy with faith in the d

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

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Pokemon JRs Club

Run by a parent volunteer, this club is a place for kids to come together and socialize about a common interest

Richmond | Pacific Autism Family Network | 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm | Kids

Vancity International Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival 2018

Vancouver's Biggest Salsa Bachata and Kizomba Festival where world renowned instructors from around the globe share their dance technqiues with you, treat you to live performances every night and maybe even steal you away for a dance

Burnaby | Vancitysbk | 3:00 pm to 3:00 am | Festival

Onegin

The hit musical as immersive as love itself! When Evgeni Onegin visits the Larin family estate, his romantic charms stir passions long forgotten by its residents, including the Larin sisters. This hit musical sold out its premiere run!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Theatre

HOLI Bash 2018!

The ISF Team Is Back With Their Most Coveted Event For The Semester And The Biggest Party On Campus Since The Fall Kickoff, Holi 2018, A Kind Of Party That SFU Has Never Seen Before!

Burnaby | Simon Fraser University | 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Party

IRest Meditation Pop-Up Class

iRest is a guided form of meditation that provides a gentle and supported path into deep relaxation. It is especially effective for people who struggle to settle their minds during meditation practice

Vancouver | Just Yoga Vancouver | 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm | Active Life / Health

Lanterns in the Garden

Experience an authentic Chinese lantern festival (yuánxiāo jié) in Vancouver’s classical Chinese garden

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

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 | Cooking

Blind Beginnings Trivia Night

Come and test your trivia knowledge while raising funds for Blind Beginnings' programs that help children who are blind or partially sighted reach their full potential

Vancouver | Moose's Down Under | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Holi Party 2018 - ICA Vancouver Holi Milan

After the grand success of our Diwali event, ICA Vancouver brings Holi Milan 2018. An evening full of Cultural & Bollywood Performances, DJ, Sumptuous Indian food, Activities For Kids & much more

Surrey | Khanna Banquet Hall & Catering Ltd. | 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

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

Sonorous Sonatas

CONCERT 2 “Sonorous Sonatas” Alvin Tran, violin & Anna Vavilova, piano

Richmond | World of Music and Arts | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Tom Papa at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, TV, radio, podcasts as well as on the live stage

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Monster Jam

Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charge family entertainment featuring some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM and many more

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

JFL NorthWest: Ryan Hamilton at The Rio Theatre

Ryan Hamilton is endearing comedy lovers, and his future is bright

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Maria Bamford at The Vogue Theatre

Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, lauded as “revelatory” by Entertainment Weekly and one of 2016’s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Ali Siddiq at The Biltmore Cabaret

Ali Siddiq is stand-up comedian, public speaker, and writer out of Houston. His unique style of stand-up began behind the walls of incarceration, an incubator for interesting experiences and good stories

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

SoS Van 5th Anniversary Ceilidh!

It's hard to believe, but in March this year our Vancouver branch of SoS turns 5! What an incredible 5 years it's been! We're throwing a Ceilidh to celebrate and we're inviting all of our friends that we've collaborated with over the years

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

UBC Faculty of Medicine: 24th Annual Spring Gala

This student-directed, charity fundraising production showcases the exceptional skills and artistic achievements of UBC’s medical students in the visual and performing arts

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

CSMA: Come in from the Rain

features DeCoro and Coastal Sound Children’s Choir

Vancouver | Canadian Memorial Church | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Vancouver International Wine Festival

The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada's premier food & wine event, has three mandates: to provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade;

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

A night of readings with Guillaume Morissette & friends

Come hang out at Massy Books for a night of readings featuring Guillaume Morissette, who will be visiting from Montreal, and local friends

Vancouver | Massy Books | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

Rollin' Trainwreck Live at Ocean Park Hall

The Rollin’ Trainwreck is a bluegrass-country-rock inspired trio consisting of Jesse Burch, Philip Puxley and Phil Bell. They live to play music and they don't get their name for nothin'!

Surrey | Ocean Park Hall | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

"The Grunch” Beat by Beat Press by Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society

Book, Music and Lyrics by Denver Casad & Betina Hershey

Maple Ridge | North Fraser Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Theatre

Dancers of Damelahamid presents 2018 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs, and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

International Women's Day: Lady in the Mirror بانو در آینه

Iranian Women Cultural Society Presents: To Commemorate Niloofar Beiyzaii’s Artistic works, starring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, Featuring Vancouver Iranian Choir

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

Rogue Folk Club: Tom Russell

Tom Russell is an American singer-songwriter who was born in Los Angeles. He has lived in many places, including Vancouver and New York City, currently living in El Paso, Texas

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Live Faster Die Younger Volume III The Savoy Pub

Four-piece band Furnace Maintenance combine skate rock, thrash, punk, and elements of metal. They like bands such as SNFU, Descendents, DRI and Van Halen

Vancouver | The Savoy Pub | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: MM Contemporary Dance Company (Italy)

MM Contemporary Dance Company is based in Reggio Emilia, Italy and performs throughout Europe, Asia and South America

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Brandi Carlile

Brandi M. Carlile is a Grammy-nominated American folk rock and Americana singer-songwriter

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Ten Thousand Birds

Birds have inspired composers for centuries, and in their song, John Luther Adams found connection. For his “Ten Thousand Birds” there is no master score and time is not measured

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Shen Wei Dance Arts

One of the premier international dance companies, Shen Wei Dance Arts has won worldwide acclaim for “amassing a body of works so strikingly original they defy categorization” (The Boston Globe)

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

JFL NorthWest: Debra DiGiovanni at the Comedy Mix

Comedian Debra DiGiovanni is a 4 time Canadian Comedy Award winner and has been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up.”

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 8:00 pm to 11:50 pm | Comedy

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

Onegin

The hit musical as immersive as love itself! When Evgeni Onegin visits the Larin family estate, his romantic charms stir passions long forgotten by its residents, including the Larin sisters. This hit musical sold out its premiere run!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

A Latin Jazz Soirée

A Latin Jazz Soirée featuring The New Generation Jazz Quartet and Pablo Cárdenas & Afro-Latin Groove. wo generations converge in one evening, all in celebration of a beautiful expression of music: Latin Jazz

Vancouver | ANZA Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Masterworks Diamond - Great Romantics

Pianist David Fray was named BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year in 2008, and has been on the path to stardom ever since

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ultimate Queen Celebration

Hand-picked by original Queen band members for the Queen Extravaganza tribute tour, Marc Martel is known for his uncanny resemblance to Freddie Mercury

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The White Buffalo

The White Buffalo is the professional moniker and stage name of American musician and singer/songwriter Jake Smith

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

An Almost Holy Picture by Heather McDonald

Samuel Gentle has heard God’s voice three times in his life, but he has yet to find understanding or peace. Still, he cannot seem to leave behind this quiet, yet persistent, quest for solace and meaning as he seeks to reconcile tragedy with faith in the d

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

The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini's classic performed by Burnaby Lyric Opera. Sung in Italian with English surtitles

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

JFL NorthWest: Tinder Tales at Fox Cabaret

This smash hit show is an absolute riot! Comedians & Storytellers confess their hilarious, unique, outrageous and just plain weird Tinder Tales and other online dating or romance fails live on stage at the Fox Cabaret

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Shake yr Sunshine Ep release party

Shake yr Sunshine is a chance to bask in the Aquarian Age with an all Aquarian line-up to celebrate the release of JAIAquarian's Shake yr Sunshine EP

Vancouver | Commercial Drive Legion | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Triple Threat! The Judys, China Syndrome & Trouble11, on 3/3

Good things come in threes, right? Especially on 3/3!

Vancouver | LanaLou's | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show at Vogue Theatre

Stand-up comedian, podcaster and actor ARI SHAFFIR describes his comedy as a puppet show–but way filthier and without the puppets.

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Ronny Chieng at The Rio Theatre

Ronny Chieng is Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, raised in Manchester, NH, USA and Singapore, who graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Too Funny To Fail at Vancity Theatre

It had all the makings of a huge television success: a white-hot comic at the helm, a coveted primetime slot, and a pantheon of future comedy legends in the cast and crew

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Film

GD/BC

In the spirit of the Grateful Dead, GDBC will be back at the Fairview playing a full night of music

Vancouver | Fairview Vancouver Pub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Borgeous by Solid

House of Borgeous returns at the Harbour Event Centre for its vol 2 edition

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

Weird Al Karaoke!

Vancouver's only amateur song parody show hosted by Brent Constantine and an evil owl puppet is back! Featuring: So many people!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 10:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy

Luca Lush - Embrvce Saturdays

Blending future bass, moombahton and melodic trap Brooklyn based producer Luca Lush

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Playhouse Saturdays at Celebrities

Join us at #CelebsPlayhouse for a mix of house anthems and club hits featuring DJs Kempeh, Seb C and Mychal Ferreira

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

Off Key: The Improvised Musical

We bring the music. You bring the noise. Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Performing Arts

80s vs 90s Night

The Fox Cabaret presents a throwback dance party featuring the greatest songs of the 80s and the 90s - together in one night

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party

March 4, 2018

Sun

2018 West Van Run

West Van Run - Annual 5KM & 10KM Run/Walk of West Vancouver. In 2018, the West Van Run will feature exciting events on both Saturday

West Vancouver | West Vancouver Community Centre | 8:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 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

Birth Fair 2018

We're back! The Birth Fair brings together professionals in the Birth & Baby industry and is designed to have you leave feeling edcuated and empowered!

Surrey | Cloverdale Agriplex | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Growing Room Festival 2018

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival is a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists presented by Room magazine. The festival runs March 1st - 4th, 2018 at various locations in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Mount Pleasant | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Festival

JSA at the Bonsor Two Day Super Collectors Show

Time to take in the Bonsor Two Day Super Show. A two day event that will feature a spectacle of Sports Cards, Memorabilia, other related Collectibles and much more

Burnaby | Bonsor Recreation Complex | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Show

Mamma Mia - The Original Italian Class

There are two things you need to know about Italians. They love life, and they love to eat. Explore the culinary delights of Italy and take your taste buds beyond pizza and store-bought pasta into the realm of rich sauces and rustic wonders

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

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2018

The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs, and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Festival

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Nebula Jars make and take

Join us March 4th for an out of this world craft! Create an awesome nebula jar!!! We will provide you with all you need

Vancouver | Kids Market | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Kids

Nordic Jazz Concert - Heather Soles and the Scandinavian Express

Scandinavian Express presents Nordic Jazz at its finest!

Burnaby | Scandinavian Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Music

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Deb Filler - I Did It My Way In Yiddish (In English) | New Zealand / Canada

In this international smash hit, New Zealand’s only Jewish comic entertains with a brilliant evening of stories and songs that audiences won’t forget

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

PNE: Monster Jam

Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charge family entertainment featuring some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-DTM and many more

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Show

Sunday Coffee Concerts: Comedy Improv With Second Storey Theatre - Improv

Second Storey Theatre presents Pocomedy, An Afternoon of laughs. Come see Tri-Cities’ best improv company for an intimate afternoon filled with music, improv and comedy

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show

Compagnia Baccalà: Pss Pss

Inspired by Chaplin and Keaton, Compagnia Baccalà’s enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences the world over. A breathtaking pas de deux of mishaps and acrobatics, you’ll be laughing long after you leave the theatre

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Family

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

VSO Chamber Players - Schnittke & Shostakovich

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

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school - from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Harbour Dance Centre ITP

Harbour Dance Centre’s Intensive Training Program dancers show the results of advanced training in ballet, contemporary-jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop, and tap. The 40 dancers work with choreographers currently working in the commercial dance industry

Vancouver | Harbour Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Discussion Panel for Many Visions, Many Versions

Delve deeper into our current exhibit of art from indigenous communities in India!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Friends of Chamber Music: Vienna Piano Trio

Formed in 1988, and playing their seventh concert for Friends of Chamber Music, the Vienna Piano Trio is celebrated for its finesse, infectious exuberance, and tonal allure

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

Marc-André Hamelin - piano

Marc-André Hamelin, OC, CQ, is a Canadian virtuoso pianist and composer. Hamelin is recognized worldwide for the originality and technical proficiency of his performances of the classic repertoire

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Vancity International Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival 2018

Vancouver's Biggest Salsa Bachata and Kizomba Festival where world renowned instructors from around the globe share their dance technqiues with you, treat you to live performances every night and maybe even steal you away for a dance

Burnaby | Vancitysbk | 3:00 pm to 3:00 am | Festival

Purim Carnival by Burquest Jewish Community

Join Burquest, Connect Me In and PJ Library of Greater Vancouver to celebrate Purim!

Coquitlam | Burquest Jewish Community | 4:00 pm to 0:00 am | Family | Free

Lanterns in the Garden

Experience an authentic Chinese lantern festival (yuánxiāo jié) in Vancouver’s classical Chinese garden

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

The Yard Bird Sweethearts WISE Lounge Residency

Live in The WISE Lounge is proud to present The Yard Bird Sweethearts every Sunday in March

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Johnny Reid Revival Live

Since arriving on the music scene over ten years ago, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, Johnny Reid has captured the hearts of fans and audiences around the world

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition Finals

Named after an outstanding arts advocate and humanitarian, the Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition opens doors for the next generation

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Vancouver International Wine Festival

The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada's premier food & wine event, has three mandates: to provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade;

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

JFL NorthWest: Ari Shaffir’s Renamed Storyteller Show at Biltmore Cabaret

Ari Shaffir and other funny people tell true and scintillating stories. Long-form American storytelling as seen on Comedy Central performed by stand-up comedians

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

Chilliwack | HUB International Theatre | 7:30 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

The Noise Presents Iced Earth: The Incorruptible World Tour With guests Sanctuary & Kill Ritual

Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1984 under the name The Rose, then Purgatory by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Uri Gurvich Quartet (Israel / USA)

Internationally acclaimed saxophonist and composer Uri Gurvich was a member of the Tel Aviv Jazz Orchestra and at age twenty won Jazz Player of the Year in his native Israel

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Yossilinks Purim Costume Party

The party of the year. Food, door prizes and magnets by Magnetic Photo Events

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Party

Rogue Folk Club: Tom Russell

Tom Russell is an American singer-songwriter who was born in Los Angeles. He has lived in many places, including Vancouver and New York City, currently living in El Paso, Texas

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Musical Jokes at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

The Just For Laughs big wigs are in town and they’re looking for the next big thing. Come check out the best of the best of your local comedians as they try to impress the ones with the wigs

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: The Sunday Service at Fox Cabaret

The Sunday Service is Ryan Beil, Mark Chavez, Caitlin Howden, Kevin Lee, Aaron Read, and Taz VanRassel

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Ronny Chieng at The Rio Theatre

Ronny Chieng is Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, raised in Manchester, NH, USA and Singapore, who graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

March 5, 2018

Mon

Ready Set Learn 2018 - School District 43

Join children's entertainer Will Stroet for Ready Set Learn 2018 in School District 43. Childen will participate in a variety of play-based learning activities and listen to stories and music - while parents learn and play with their children!

Port Coquitlam | James Park Elementary School | 9:00 am to 11:00 am | Kids

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

JFL NorthWest: Vancouver Comedy Awards at Fox Cabaret

JFL NorthWest is celebrating the brilliant, the talented, the weird and the rare in the Vancouver Comedy Scene at the first annual Vancouver Comedy Awards, hosted by Graham “Sparky” Clark and Talent Time’s Paul Anthony!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

100 Women Who Care of the North Shore

Please register for our next 100 Women Who Care of the North Shore meeting

West Vancouver | Maison Senior Living | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Chocolate Sensory Workshop

Bring your love for chocolate to the next level joining Geoseph Domenichiello in this unique and intimate chocolate workshop

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

The Decibel Magazine Tour 2018 ft Enslaved

The Decibel Magazine Tour 2018, Featuring Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur & Khemmis

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

陶喆溫哥華演唱會: 初心 David Tao: I Love You Live! Vancouver

David Tao is a Taiwanese Golden Melody Award-winning singer-songwriter. He is well known for creating a crossover genre of R&B and hard rock tunes which has now become his signature style and for having popularized R&B in the Mandopop industry

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

Masterworks Diamond - Great Romantics

Pianist David Fray was named BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year in 2008, and has been on the path to stardom ever since

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

March 6, 2018

Tue

Canada's Shared History through an Indigenous Lens

Our time together will begin with an acknowledgement of the traditional territory, learning what it is and why it is important

Vancouver | Musqueam Cultural Centre and Gallery | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Lecture

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

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

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Vibrantly Vegan: Creative Vegan Dishes Packed with Flavour

Join us for a delicious Vegan cooking class experience, featuring innovative and flavourful dishes that will have even the most dedicated carnivores 'rooting' for a seat at your dinner table

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

The Art of Cheesemaking: Mozzarella and Burrata

This is an hands-on class about one of our favourite foods: CHEESE! Join Kendall from The Modern Pantry for an evening of laughter and learning

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Cezanne Paint Party

Learn to Paint Spring Blossoms with Elena. Grab your friends and spend two hours painting, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles

New Westminster | Rusart Fine Arts Co. | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

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

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

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Dark Blue Girl

VIWIFF Opening Gala. Intro and Q&A. Opening Night: Help us kick off the 13th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival!

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

Machine Head

Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California. Formed on October 12, 1991, the group was founded by vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Strong Women Strong Music 2018

Tonight’s lineup: Laura Crema, Candus Churchill, Christie Grace on vocals, Brenda Baird on piano, Jen Hodge on bass and Ingrid Stitt on saxophone

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Just For Laughs Showcase at Biltmore Cabaret

The Just For Laughs big wigs are in town and they’re looking for the next big thing. Come check out the best of the best of your local comedians as they try to impress the ones with the wigs

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

CAG X The Foreshore | Land Language: Land Responsibilities

Creating home and a sense of place means building relationships. How well do we relate/give back/listen to the land and waters that are our home? Vancouver is so often seen as an international city belonging to no one/everyone

Vancouver | Mount Pleasant Community Centre Association | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Visual Arts | Free

KPU-Science World Speaker Series: Why We Need to Talk About Poo

We don't talk about human waste, and as a result we treat them indeed as a waste as opposed to a resource. So they end up polluting when they could in fact become resourceful

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

PVRIS with guests Flint Eastwood and Birthday

American rock band from Lowell, MA, USA. The band formed originally under the name "Paris" but later changed it to "PVRIS" (still pronounced "Paris") in the summer of 2013 due to legal reasons

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

JFL NorthWest: Hip.Bang! Improv

Canadian Comedy Award-nominated duo Hip.Bang! returns to JFL Northwest in 2018 with an improv show that is the medical equivalent of eating hot fire, with special guests Nasty Women and Vancouver TheatreSports

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Theatre series: Onegin

A new musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata. Life is quiet on the Larin family’s Russian country estate–until the charismatic Evgeni Onegin ignites the romantic longings of its residents

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

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: An Evening with Mary Walsh

Canadian cultural icon, actress, comedienne and social activist Mary Walsh will perform some of her best comedic bits and most popular characters from Dancing With Rage, sketch comedy series CODCO and CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Hello Blue Roses, Strength Of Materials, Carey Mercer at The Fox!

Hello Blue Roses: The exquisite and fragile songs of Sydney Hermant, abetted by Dan Bejar of Destroyer and a house-warming party's worth of local forces-to-be-reckoned-with. New album out soon on JAZ records

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Little Mountain Improv at Little Mountain Gallery

Little Mountain Improv hosts a weekly show in Vancouver, and it is hilarious, loose and ridiculous. Classic improv games meet an experimental long form, with the ensemble cast devising a new form every month

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

March 7, 2018

Wed

Shine Dance Festival

Come & see young dancers from across the lower mainland learning & performing together at Shine Dance Festival!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Launch of Women in View's MediaPLUS+ Toolkit

Please join us for this launch of Women in View's MediaPLUS+ Toolkit: Rina Fraticelli Executive Director of Women in View

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm | Festival | Free

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Fun Home by Lisa Kron

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Musical

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Discussion with filmmaker Mascha Schilinksi

Mascha Schilinski, director and screenwriter of the festival’s opening night film, Dark Blue Girl, will discuss her approach to screenwriting as well as her directing process with an emphasis on performance

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Film | Free

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

Artistica Art Show. Hycroft Gallery Opening

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Exhibition

Spring Competition Showcase 2018

Boswell's annual Spring Competitive Showcase is taking place Wednesday, March 7th at the Michael J. Fox Theatre! Come see our competitive division as they showcase the hard work and creative choreography that has gone into this year's routines!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Jim Green Memorial Lecture 2018: Tonya Surman

Social innovation is at a cross-roads. How will it embrace and build on the social justice movements of the past? Will we be able to move to action while holding the space for the real conversations that need to happen?

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

Strong Women Strong Music 2018

Tonight’s lineup: Jennifer Scott, LJ Mounteney, and Siobhan Walsh vocals, Lisa Miller piano, Wendy Solloway bass, and Mili Hong drums

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Flame: Stories from the Pale Blue Dot

The Space Centre and The Flame are joining forces again to bring you a night of hilarious and inspirational storytelling in the Planetarium Star Theatre!

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

North Shore International Winter 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

JFL NorthWest: Jo Koy at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. He sells out clubs across the nation, is a weekly guest on The Adam Carolla Show podcast and recently started his own podcast, The Koy Pond with Jo Koy

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Goldberg Variations – Angela Hewitt

One of the world’s leading pianists, Angela Hewitt regularly appears in recital and with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Selfie at the Annex

When his father (an important Spanish Minister) is arrested accused of political corruption, Bosco’s life as he knew it is completely shattered away

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Theatre series: Onegin

A new musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata. Life is quiet on the Larin family’s Russian country estate–until the charismatic Evgeni Onegin ignites the romantic longings of its residents

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

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Santana - Divination Tour 2018

Santana is an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1966 by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana

Abbotsford | Abbotsford Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Donny McCaslin Quartet

Donny McCaslin embodies a generational shift in jazz

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

TANGA//Reencarnación// Album Release Party! with Pacifika Groove Collective at Fox Cabaret

TANGA is a world fusion mob, mixing up Caribbean beats with Colombian electrocumbia, and dancehall with a touch of Guatemalan flavor

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

JFL NorthWest: Just For Laughs Showcase at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

The Just For Laughs big wigs are in town and they’re looking for the next big thing. Come check out the best of the best of your local comedians as they try to impress the ones with the wigs

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Busty and the Bass With guests Schwey

Busty and the Bass is a Canadian electro-soul and hip hop band from Montreal, Quebec

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: In the Shade of the Apple Tree + Kis

8:30 PM Screening: In the Shade of the Apple Tree Kis followed by a Q&A

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

JFL NorthWest: SiriusXM’s Top Comic Showcase at the Comedy Mix

SiriusXM’s Top Comic scours the country each year, searching for the funniest comedians in Canada so you don’t have to (you should though, it’s actually pretty fun)

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Fox Hole Comedy at Fox Cabaret

Vancouver’s only weekly stand-up show where women, folks of colour, and queers are the majority of performers, every time

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Cords Comedy at Corduroy Restaurant

Cords Comedy happens every Wednesday night at 9pm in Kitsilano

Vancouver | Corduroy | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

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

March 8, 2018

Thu

Shine Dance Festival

Come & see young dancers from across the lower mainland learning & performing together at Shine Dance Festival!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

International Women's Day at Bandidas!

Join us at the restaurant for an all-day fundraiser and art show in honour of International women's day.

Vancouver | Bandidas Taqueria | 9:00 am to 11:59 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Vancouver Rugby Festival 2018 by BC Rugby

BC Rugby will host the 2018 Vancouver Rugby Festival to compliment the HSBC Canada Sevens Vancouver Tournament. Headlining the Festival, the Elite Sevens divisions have the opportunity to compete against world-class teams

Vancouver | UBC | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Inclusivity in the Workforce with Drawn Together Vancouver

Vancouver enjoys an international reputation as an animation hub with deep talent and widely respected studios. A number of these studios are headed by women or have women in senior creative and business roles

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:30 am to 10:30 am | Lecture | Free

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Classical Coffee Concert - At the Movies

Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann take us on a journey with music from the big screen, performed on two pianos. Ennio Morricone’s music from The Mission and Jerome Morass’s music from the classic western film

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 10:30 am to 12:30 am | Music

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Anatomy of Violence

Screening: Anatomy of Violence followed by a panel discussion with special guests Raji Mangat, Director of Litigation at West Coast Leaf, writer/ producer, Petie Chalifoux (River of Silence) and filmmaker V.P of WIFTV's Board of Director, Shannon Kaplun

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:30 am | Film | Free

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Indigenous Voices

Screening: Indigenous Voices, Nosisim, Thirza Cuthand is an Indian Within the Meaning of the Indian Act, River of Silence

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Film | Free

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Gender Balance in the Film & Television Industry

Recently, Canadian film and television funding and producing agencies have initiated policies to create gender balance in the film and television industry. This panel discussion invites the funders and producers to report on the current success of their i

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Lecture | Free

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

International Women’s Day

Celebrate and honour International Women’s Day with The University Women’s Club of Vancouver at Hycroft!

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Lecture

Cicely Blain Consulting - Launch Party

Join us for the launch of Vancouver's brand new consulting company! We're really excited to get to know our community and network with like-minded businesses and organizations.

Vancouver | 478a Union Street | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Business / Finance | Free

Vegan Cheesemaking with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cooking

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Strong Women

Screening: Strong Women: Reel Women Seen, Owning the Space, Handmade Film, The Women Who Run Hollywood, I Am Rebecca

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture | Free

UBC Connects - with Jeremy Rifkin Presented by Professor Santa J. Ono

Join Professor Santa J. Ono for the launch of UBC Connects, a new public lecture series featuring thought leaders of global renown

Vancouver | Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Shakti Film Festival launch

Shakti Film Festival is Shakti Society's latest undertaking in our mission to increase and acknowledge women’s representation in film

Surrey | Ultimate Banquet Hall | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Demo & Dine - Catch! Seafood Three Ways

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 9:30 pm | Cooking

Giorgia Milne - Stillness Touch

Free in-store presentation with Giorgia G. Milne

Vancouver | Banyen Books & Sound | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Dancers Dancing

This new work is inspired by memory including: long term memory; immediate memory; false memory; imagined memory; dream memory; and memoirs including the books Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee and The Old Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

Lorde: Melodrama World Tour

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and record producer. Born in Takapuna and raised in Devonport, Auckland, she became interested in performing as a child.

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Bill Burr

Bill Burr is an American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Strong Women Strong Music 2018

Tonight’s lineup: Karin Plato, Katherine Penfold and Stephanie Wall on vocals, Diane Lines on piano, Jodi Proznick on bass, and Karen Graves on saxophone

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: Vir Das at The Rio Theatre

Vir Das is the biggest English speaking comedian in India and while he has cemented himself as one of the country’s top stand-ups, actors, writers, musicians, and festival producers

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

artBAR: Sip & Sketch with Lisa Lake

This is a fun evening of drawing and sketching using a variety of subject matter to inspire you

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

JFL NorthWest: Todd Barry and Friends at Fox Cabaret

Due to the fact that the Feral Audio network has recently shut down, the Todd Barry Podcast will no longer be taking place

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

June Scudeler: Family History as Literature

Indigenous literary nationalism argues for the importance of using Indigenous ways of knowing to analyze Indigenous texts

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

The Magical Land of Oz by Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society

A Musical Based On The L. Frank Baum Classic Book By Tim Kelly Music And Lyrics By Bill Francoeur

Maple Ridge | North Fraser Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Theatre

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 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.

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

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Room for Rent at the Annex

In senior year Mitch Baldwin won the lottery. Three years later he was flat broke and a laughing stock. He’s been holed-up in his family home ever since

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Ryan McNally with The Horse Van

Come on out for some old time blues and jazz with Ryan McNally and his band

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Nelly live in concert

Spotlight Productions + Where It's At Entertainment proudly presents... Grammy Award Winning artist Nelly live in concert

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: EDAM

EDAM is a contemporary dance company under the artistic directorship of Peter Bingham. EDAM's mandate is to provide a stable and fertile environment for the development of contemporary dance

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series: Onegin

A new musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata. Life is quiet on the Larin family’s Russian country estate–until the charismatic Evgeni Onegin ignites the romantic longings of its residents

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

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Salomé: Woman of Valor (Canada / USA)

Innovative, transformative and daring, Salomé: Woman of Valor is the culmination of years of work by Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London and celebrated poet/performer Adeena Karasick

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

JFL NorthWest: Nikki Glaser at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

Nikki Glaser is one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world today

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

JFL NorthWest: SiriusXM’s Top Comic Showcase at the Comedy Mix

SiriusXM’s Top Comic scours the country each year, searching for the funniest comedians in Canada so you don’t have to (you should though, it’s actually pretty fun)

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Quiet City #41: Mary Ocher/Ross Birdwise

Quiet City is a series of concerts in Vancouver, focused on live performances of experimental, electronic and improvised music in a comfortable and intimate setting. Established in January 2010, we are now in our ninth year of programming

Vancouver | The Lido | 9:00 pm to 0:00 am | Performing Arts | Free

JFL NorthWest: The Hero Show at The China Cloud

Born in November of 2007 the HERO SHOW has been bringing audiences the best in solo sketch comedy for 10 years

Vancouver | The China Cloud | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: I Know How to Knit + Where Do Cats Go After 9 Lives?

The quietly determined Tanya struggles with the oddities of existence in contemporary St. Petersburg, Russia.

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Film | Free

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

JFL NorthWest: The Alternative Show hosted by Andy Kindler

The quintessential comic’s comic Andy Kindler brings his beloved Alternative Show for three nights of alternative comedy anarchy. Off-the-wall and totally unpredictable, we’d love to tell you more but we don’t even know what to expect!

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

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Shine Dance Festival

Come & see young dancers from across the lower mainland learning & performing together at Shine Dance Festival!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

2018 Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam presented by YVR

The 3rd annual Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam presented by YVR returns to Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby. We are very excited to be welcoming teams from BC, Alberta, USA, and Japan for this year's competition

Burnaby | Fortius Sport & Health | 9:00 am to 8:00 pm | Sports | Free

Vancouver Rugby Festival 2018 by BC Rugby

BC Rugby will host the 2018 Vancouver Rugby Festival to compliment the HSBC Canada Sevens Vancouver Tournament. Headlining the Festival, the Elite Sevens divisions have the opportunity to compete against world-class teams

Vancouver | UBC | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Sports

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Branded Content and Building an Audience with Steph Ouaknine

One might think that “brands” and “fandom” are mutually exclusive, but they are not – it is possible to create audience-driven, fandom-savvy scripted content for the web, entirely financed by brands willing to take a chance

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Lecture

Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

The Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament is one of the most exciting tournaments of its kind. For nearly two decades, top clubs from around the continent have travelled to battle it out against longtime rivals and recent upstarts

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 9:30 am to 6:30 pm | Sports

VSO Tiny Tots: Magical Melody Train Ride!

Choo, choo! Join us “Down by the Symphony Station” for a magical train ride through the music of Dvorak’s New World. Featuring the sounds of the flute, clarinet, cello and string bass

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Music

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Artistica - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:00 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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Pitch Sessions

A pitch session is a 10-minute one-on-one non-public session that is conducted in an open room in a "speed dating" style

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Lecture

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Artist Talk

Join us for refreshments and conversation with festival filmmakers and writers. Each session gathers different filmmakers who will engage in a conversation about their films, careers and their artistic process. These sessions are open to the public

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Lecture | Free

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: WIFTI Showcase

Curated by Women in Film and Television International, the WIFTI Short Film Showcase presents a selection of shorts by members of Women in Film chapters from around the world

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Festival | Free

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: It Starts with a Script at Sutton Place Hotel

Panel Participants Include: Etan Cohen, Max Winkler, Tracy Oliver

Vancouver | Sutton Place Hotel | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Film

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: From Haunting to Horrific

Screening: From Haunting to Horrific followed by Q&A with filmmakers

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Film

Crème de la Crème - The Best in Classic French Cuisine

French food is known for its use of rich ingredients and sophisticated approach

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

FASS on a Boat

The Society of Arts and Social Sciences, in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and its Departmental Student Unions* are hosting our largest event of the year: FASS on a Boat!

Vancouver | Harbour Cruises | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

West Fine Art Show

West Fine Art Show displaying a stunning array of artwork from 22 western Canadian artists. Hosted by the Langley School District Foundation, net proceeds go to support Youth Homelessness Initiatives

Langley | Yorkson Creek Middle School | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Women leaders in the arts: Truth journeys of their heart

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day with a special evening focused on "Women Leaders in Arts: Truth Journeys of their hearts."

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Demo & Dine - Catch! Seafood Three Ways

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 9:30 pm | Cooking

Diana Martinez - Family Constellations

Free Presentation with Diana Martinez - Family Constellation

Vancouver | Banyen Books & Sound | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Dancers Dancing

This new work is inspired by memory including: long term memory; immediate memory; false memory; imagined memory; dream memory; and memoirs including the books Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee and The Old Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

Tiësto - Harbour Convention Centre

Solid is proud to announce the return of Tiësto at the brand new Harbour Convention Centre "HCC"

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

JFL NorthWest: Nikki Glaser at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

Nikki Glaser is one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world today

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Mike Birbiglia’s - The New One at The Vogue Theatre

Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times called Mike Birbiglia’s recent show Thank God For Jokes “the best night I’ve spent in a theater in a very long time.”

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher at The Rio Theatre

JFL Northwest Presents Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher: Back to Back

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

Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind & Brass Competition Finals

VAM’s Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind & Brass Competition is designed to identify young talented woodwind and brass students and afford them recognition and financial assistance

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

JFL NorthWest: Trevor Noah

Vancouver, Canada - Don’t miss your chance to see Trevor Noah Live at Just For Laughs Northwest! March 9th 2018!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Specials - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ In Concert, part of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world

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

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

* Day one of the festival * The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival showcases brews from over 45 craft breweries and 8 local restaurants and caterers

Coquitlam | Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Artist Performance: Lucien Durey with Bess Durey

A second date has been added for this special vocal performance from BAF exhibiting artist Lucien Durey and his sister Bess Durey in conjunction with Lucien's solo show, Paraphernalia!

Vancouver | Burrard Arts Foundation Gallery | 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Exhibition

The Magical Land of Oz by Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society

A Musical Based On The L. Frank Baum Classic Book By Tim Kelly Music And Lyrics By Bill Francoeur

Maple Ridge | North Fraser Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Theatre

Voices

A one-woman improvised musical exploring all our inner voices

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 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.

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: EDAM

EDAM is a contemporary dance company under the artistic directorship of Peter Bingham. EDAM's mandate is to provide a stable and fertile environment for the development of contemporary dance

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series: Onegin

A new musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata. Life is quiet on the Larin family’s Russian country estate–until the charismatic Evgeni Onegin ignites the romantic longings of its residents

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

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Writers Fest: The Dram

Join us for an evening of discovery and sophistication at The Dram. Sample unlimited drams of whisky from distilleries around the world, including Scotland, Japan, and India; taste craft spirits and beer

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Salomé: Woman of Valor (Canada / USA)

Innovative, transformative and daring, Salomé: Woman of Valor is the culmination of years of work by Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London and celebrated poet/performer Adeena Karasick

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Vancouver Chamber Choir. Moods and Modes: Emotion in Music

Choral programmes are often organized by similarities of the composers included or the texts being sung or chronologically by the eras they represent

Vancouver | Dunbar Ryerson United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff!

Witty! Wacky! Womanly! You’ll be howling with laughter at this gathering of ‘herlarious’ stand‑up comics

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Dears with guest Lou Canon

The Dears, a critically acclaimed “orchestral-pop-noir-romantique” rock'n'roll band from Montréal, is the lifework of Murray A. Lightburn. His attunement to songwriting was shaped equally by nineties rock and a broad tableau of gospel, soul, and pop

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

RHA Formal: Masquerade Ball

The Residence Hall Association presents... The RHA Formal: Masquerade Ball

Burnaby | Diamond Alumni Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Dance

JFL NorthWest: Brent Morin at the Comedy Mix

Brent Morin is a Los Angeles-based comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his role as “Justin Kearney” in the NBC sitcom UNDATEABLE. His one-hour stand-up special, I’M BRENT MORIN, is currently streaming on Netflix

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: The Outsiders Comedy at The Comedy Basement at Goldies

Let’s get read to ruuuuummmbllle! The outsiders features the funniest comedians from two or more small-town comedy scenes, battling it out for all the glory, respect and status that only the basement of a pizza place in the big city can offer!

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Comedy

UBC Symphony Orchestra - Concerto Competition Winner

Presented by the UBC School of Music

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

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Symbols and Survival

Screening: Symbols and Survival

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

Havana Ooh-Na Night at Venue Night Club

We won't take you to East Atlanta because the party is here! Bringing Havana to Vancouver! It's that time of year again, time for another ALAS Party!!!

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 9:00 pm to 4:00 am | Party

JFL NorthWest: The Ryan & Amy Show at XY Nightclub

The Ryan and Amy Show is a sketch comedy duo that have been successfully performing across North America for over 10 years. Their online digital shorts have over 5 million views and they have a loyal following on social media

Vancouver | XYYVR | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Carmelahhh Presents: Where Are They Now?

“Carmelahhh Presents: Where Are They Now?” will feature some of Carla and Racquel’s favourite sketches with a twist, brand new material you’ve never seen in your life, and will keep you guessing if they ever really spent two months apart from each other

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: Comedy Bucket: Panel Edition at Little Mountain Gallery

Comedy Bucket is a no material show, comedians pull audience suggestions from a bucket and come up with stand up on the spot with the help of the panel and hosts of the show Gavin Matts and Ryan Williams!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 10:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: The Alternative Show hosted by Andy Kindler

The quintessential comic’s comic Andy Kindler brings his beloved Alternative Show for three nights of alternative comedy anarchy. Off-the-wall and totally unpredictable, we’d love to tell you more but we don’t even know what to expect!

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 11:00 pm to 0:30 am | Comedy

March 10, 2018

Sat

Shine Dance Festival

Come & see young dancers from across the lower mainland learning & performing together at Shine Dance Festival!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

2018 BCABBA Fraser River Championships

We are extremely excited to present to you the 2018 BCABBA Fraser River Championships!

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Sports

2018 Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam presented by YVR

The 3rd annual Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam presented by YVR returns to Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby. We are very excited to be welcoming teams from BC, Alberta, USA, and Japan for this year's competition

Burnaby | Fortius Sport & Health | 9:00 am to 8:00 pm | Sports | Free

Basketry: Easter Basket Workshop

Need something to collect your Easter eggs in? Come and weave your own Easter Basket!

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:15 am to 3:45 pm | Workshop

Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

The Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament is one of the most exciting tournaments of its kind. For nearly two decades, top clubs from around the continent have travelled to battle it out against longtime rivals and recent upstarts

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 9:30 am to 6:30 pm | Sports

Kits Wedding Show

KitWedding Show is Vancouver’s newest affordable wedding showcase. Held in the Kits Community Hall, once a rustic brick church, this venue has recently been modernized making it the perfect venue for an intimate wedding show

Vancouver | Kits Community Hall | 10:00 am to 4:00 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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 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

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Artistica - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:00 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

West Fine Art Show

West Fine Art Show displaying a stunning array of artwork from 22 western Canadian artists. Hosted by the Langley School District Foundation, net proceeds go to support Youth Homelessness Initiatives

Langley | Yorkson Creek Middle School | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts

Ocean Potion - Seafood Classics Demystified

We have access to the freshest and tastiest seafood in the world and this class will equip you with the confidence, skill, and recipes to prepare restaurant style seafood dishes at home

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

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

VSO Tiny Tots: Magical Melody Train Ride!

Choo, choo! Join us “Down by the Symphony Station” for a magical train ride through the music of Dvorak’s New World. Featuring the sounds of the flute, clarinet, cello and string bass

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 11:30 am to 12:30 am | Music

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

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

* Day one of the festival * The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival showcases brews from over 45 craft breweries and 8 local restaurants and caterers

Coquitlam | Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club | 12:00 am to 2:30 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Artist Talk

Join us for refreshments and conversation with festival filmmakers and writers. Each session gathers different filmmakers who will engage in a conversation about their films, careers and their artistic process. These sessions are open to the public

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 12:30 am to 2:30 pm | Lecture | Free

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Writers Fest. My Roots: Free Writing Workshop with Aislinn Hunter

Are you an immigrant from the Middle East, Asia or Africa? Would you like to write about your experiences? Join the Vancouver Writers Fest and award-winning writer and teacher Aislinn Hunter in a 3 hour workshop on writing about place

Vancouver | Suite Genius | 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Workshop | Free

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Dance Double-Bill (Bulgaria / Israel)

Machol Shalem Dance House – Black Label – by Ofra Edel, Derida Company – F 63.9 – by Jivko Jeliazkov

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Dance

Fun Home by Lisa Kron

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Salomé: Woman of Valor

Innovative, transformative and daring, Salomé: Woman of Valor is the culmination of years of work by Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London and celebrated poet/performer Adeena Karasick

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school - from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

MAID 101

Dear DWDC Vancouver Supporters. This is an exclusive early invitation to you, your family and your friends

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

The Wizard of Oz by the Play Performance Class

The Wizard of Oz presented by The Drama Class' Play Performance Class Directed by Instructor Chelsey Kolenda

Surrey | The Drama Class | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

BC Beer Wars - The Purge

As training for BC Beer Wars 2018 approaches the half way mark and you know what that means - bring on The Purge! "The Purge" is an afternoon of sparring matches to determine the fight card for the final Fight Night. Who will make the cut?

Vancouver | Eastside Boxing Club | 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Sports

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Onegin

A new musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata. Life is quiet on the Larin family’s Russian country estate–until the charismatic Evgeni Onegin ignites the romantic longings of its residents

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Inside Hollywood North at Sutton Place Hotel

International producers might shoot in Vancouver for the climate or the great exchange rate, but they keep coming back because Vancouver’s film community delivers consistently exceptional work on par with the best from around the world

Vancouver | Sutton Place Hotel | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Film

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: High Stakes

Screening: High Stakes followed by Q&A with filmmakers

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm | Film

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.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Comedy

Fun All About Coffee Night - آموزش درست کردن قهوه

We all love coffee but how much do we know about coffee?

Vancouver | Artistry Coffee Shop | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Porcupine Lake + Chokecherry

After moving from Toronto to the small, northern Ontario town where her father lives, thirteen-year-old Bea befriends rambunctious Kate, who quickly becomes the centre of Bea’s adolescent world

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Sunehri Yaadein - Happy Holi

Family entertainment remembering Golden Era of Bollywood. Performances by best local singers and dancers. One of a kind Musical Night!

Surrey | Aria Banquet and Convention Centre | 6:30 pm to 11:50 pm | Family

Demo & Dine - Catch! Seafood Three Ways

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 9:30 pm | Cooking

Mailé Hathh - Tainted Hands

A story that follows a young woman’s journey alongside her family as they learn to understand and cope with sexual abuse

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Dancers Dancing

This new work is inspired by memory including: long term memory; immediate memory; false memory; imagined memory; dream memory; and memoirs including the books Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee and The Old Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

Densabi at Visual Space

Meditative, destructive, beautiful, sometimes disturbing and ethereal cinematic soundscapes combined with hypnotic visuals come together for this one of a kind, other worldly experience

Vancouver | 3352 Dunbar St | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Rockin' Roots Ceilidh

The evening will feature a live band comprised of long-time Society favourites including Adrian Duncan, “Dangerous” Mary Brunner, Tim Tucker, Adam “Boomer” LaRusic, Mike Balser and several

Surrey | Valley View Funeral Home | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

JFL NorthWest: Nikki Glaser at Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

Nikki Glaser is one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world today

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Specials - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ In Concert, part of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world

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

JFL NorthWest: Todd Barry - 30th Anniversary Crowd Work Tour at The Biltmore Cabaret

New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Chris Mok Cantonese Opera

Chris Mok & the Southern Sea Music Studio

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Opera

Imagine 2018 Beats & Bites

Imagine is Share Family & Community Services annual fundraiser. Together, our community helps raise money for our under & unfunded programs and services

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

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

The Radical: Saturday Night Improv!

The Radical returns to North Vancouver for more Saturday Night Improv at the historic Anne MacDonald Hall in front of the Presentation House Theatre. Get ready for a fast-paced nigh of big laughs all inspired by your suggestions!

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

The Magical Land of Oz by Cast and Crew Youth Theatre Society

A Musical Based On The L. Frank Baum Classic Book By Tim Kelly Music And Lyrics By Bill Francoeur

Maple Ridge | North Fraser Centre | 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Theatre

Šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

We are very excited to be touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) into 21 communities across BC and Alberta and then returning home for 9 final performances at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 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.

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

A Taste of BC

Experience a taste of the patriotic, sentimental and magnificent when the Chilliwack Symphony Chorus joins the Richmond Chorus in a program of music that celebrates the composers and arrangers of British Columbia

Richmond | Fraserview MB Church | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Music

Belong: VYC & Charles Bruffy In Concert

Grammy award-winning conductor Charles Bruffy will be in residence with the Vancouver Youth Choir in March! Mr. Bruffy will be working with VYC in rehearsals and workshops, culminating in this collaborative concert

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

Place des Arts: Music from the Celtic Isles

Join harpist Rebecca Blair with flutist and singer Michelle Carlisle and fiddler Rosie Carver for a musical journey through Celtic lands and stories

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Uncle Sid, Dark Stone, Alice Hardy and Stilletto

Magnetized Productions Presents: Uncle Sid with Dark Stone / Alice Hardy and Stilletto.

Surrey | The Byrd | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: EDAM

EDAM is a contemporary dance company under the artistic directorship of Peter Bingham. EDAM's mandate is to provide a stable and fertile environment for the development of contemporary dance

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series: Onegin

A new musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata. Life is quiet on the Larin family’s Russian country estate–until the charismatic Evgeni Onegin ignites the romantic longings of its residents

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

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Salomé: Woman of Valor (Canada / USA)

Innovative, transformative and daring, Salomé: Woman of Valor is the culmination of years of work by Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London and celebrated poet/performer Adeena Karasick

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Dance Double-Bill

Machol Shalem Dance House – Black Label – by Ofra Edel, Derida Company – F 63.9 – by Jivko Jeliazkov

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Chris Smither

Profound and poetic, Chris Smither finds deep inspiration in the blues, American folk music, modern poets and philosophers.

Vancouver | St. James Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

JFL NorthWest: Queery with Cameron Esposito at Fox Cabaret

Sit in an hour long-conversation between host and standup comic, Cameron Esposito, and some of the brightest luminaries in the LGBTQ+ family

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Spectres Actors Brutes and The Gathering

I Die: You Die and Jacknife Sound present the Actors 'It Will Come To You' album release show at the Rickshaw Theatre with special guests Spectres + Brutes + the return of The Gathering with DJs R-Lex and Contrasoma

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

JFL NorthWest: Brent Morin at the Comedy Mix

Brent Morin is a Los Angeles-based comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his role as “Justin Kearney” in the NBC sitcom UNDATEABLE. His one-hour stand-up special, I’M BRENT MORIN, is currently streaming on Netflix

Vancouver | the Comedy MIX | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Comedy

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

Pre-Paddy's Party

You may have pre-partied but have you pre-Paddied? SFU Rowing & McFogg the Dog are bringing you a pre-Saint Patrick's Day event to let you get a head start on some shamrock fun!

Vancouver | The Portside Pub | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Party

Lila Downs in Vancouver

With rich theatricality, vibrant grace, and a powerful social conscience, Lila Downs is both a citizen of the world and a celebrant of her Indigenous culture

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

JFL NorthWest: All You Can Eat Laundry at Little Mountain Gallery

All You Can Eat Laundry is a comedy variety show hosted by local darling Maddy Kelly. After making it’s premiere at last years festival, AYCEL has become home to weird bits from Vancouver cuties

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Better Late than Never Tour with Gunz n Fn Rosez & Bonnie Scott

For over a decade North America’s Ultimate Tribute Show to Guns n' Roses, “Gunz N’ FN’ Rosez” has has blazed across countless cities in the USA and Canada performing in 100's of venues

Surrey | The Flamingo | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Prodigals

Strong performances and surprising character choices make for a compelling film. Wesley wants to redeem himself after a five-year absence. He chooses to assist at the trial of his friend’s younger brother, charged with murder

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival Presents: Always Amazing at The Rio Theatre

Always Amazing is a film that documents the rise of talented magician/comedian The Amazing Johnathan

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Film

Coone - Harbour Event Centre

The Dirty Workz head boss Coone makes his #Vancouver return Saturday, March 10th at the Harbour Event Centre! Note this will sell out fast

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

Lucy Rose With special guest Charlie Cunningham

Lucy Rose is an English singer-songwriter and musician from Warwickshire, England. Her debut album, Like I Used To was released in September 2012. Rose released her second album Work It Out on 6 July 2015 on Columbia Records

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Mindgames: Trivia Meets Improv Comedy

Performers have to show their smarts to get to play. The one who plays the most wins! Come see our improvisers show off how much they know* in the ultimate comedy showdown to see who is smart *and* funny

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: LMG News at Little Mountain Gallery

Comedians Jacob Samuel and Brent Constantine perform original, news desk style comedy – with friends and special guests at Little Mountain Gallery!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 10:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy

JFL NorthWest: The Alternative Show hosted by Andy Kindler

The quintessential comic’s comic Andy Kindler brings his beloved Alternative Show for three nights of alternative comedy anarchy. Off-the-wall and totally unpredictable, we’d love to tell you more but we don’t even know what to expect!

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 11:00 pm to 0:30 am | Comedy

March 11, 2018

Sun

Shine Dance Festival

Come & see young dancers from across the lower mainland learning & performing together at Shine Dance Festival!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival

2018 Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam presented by YVR

The 3rd annual Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam presented by YVR returns to Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby. We are very excited to be welcoming teams from BC, Alberta, USA, and Japan for this year's competition

Burnaby | Fortius Sport & Health | 9:00 am to 8:00 pm | Sports | Free

Shamrock'n Race

Route High Lights This beautiful 21.1K & 7 Mile course circles Burnaby lake, giving you the opportunity to enjoy fresh air, exercise and more chances to view birds and animals in this wilderness environment

Burnaby | Burnaby Lake Clubhouse & Sports Lounge | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Active Life / Health

Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

The Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament is one of the most exciting tournaments of its kind. For nearly two decades, top clubs from around the continent have travelled to battle it out against longtime rivals and recent upstarts

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 9:30 am to 6:30 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 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

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

SI White Rock Fun Run

This is a a fun 5k run or 1k walk in Celebration of International Women's Day. We are running/walking to show our support for all women throughout the world.

White Rock | Centennial Park | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Active Life / Health

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

West Fine Art Show

West Fine Art Show displaying a stunning array of artwork from 22 western Canadian artists. Hosted by the Langley School District Foundation, net proceeds go to support Youth Homelessness Initiatives

Langley | Yorkson Creek Middle School | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts

The Best Brunch Class - Weekend Mornings (and Afternoons) just got Tastier

Get ready for the ultimate brunch experience

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Cooking

International Women's Collaboration Brew Day

Welcome to International Women's Collaboration Brew Day for women brewers all over the world! The event is free for participants and embraces all women who brew, whether it be on a commercial basis or for their home brewing hobby

Vancouver | Callister Brewing Company | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Food / Wine | Free

10th Annual Norouz Festival

Canadian Iranian Foundation proudly presents the 10th. Annual Norouz Festival

North Vancouver | Capilano Mall | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family | Free

The Original Bridal Swap Vancouver 2018

The Original Bridal Swap is a unique concept bringing together Past Brides, Decorators, Craft Artisans and other Sellers who have wedding related goods, with Brides to Be in a fun environment who are on the hunt for their perfect wedding treasures and dre

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 11:30 am to 2:30 pm | Market

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra Spring Concert

Concert 2PM. Pre-concert talk 1:30PM

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Dance Double-Bill (Bulgaria / Israel)

Machol Shalem Dance House – Black Label – by Ofra Edel, Derida Company – F 63.9 – by Jivko Jeliazkov

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Dance

Specials - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ In Concert, part of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Music

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Harbour Dance Centre ITP

Harbour Dance Centre’s Intensive Training Program dancers show the results of advanced training in ballet, contemporary-jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop, and tap. The 40 dancers work with choreographers currently working in the commercial dance industry

Vancouver | Harbour Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

The Wizard of Oz by the Play Performance Class

The Wizard of Oz presented by The Drama Class' Play Performance Class Directed by Instructor Chelsey Kolenda

Surrey | The Drama Class | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Opera Tea Series. UBC Opera Ensemble

Opera Teas bring you closer to the performers onstage. Enjoy a concert of opera arias and song favourites in a casual setting

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Opera

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

CAG Exhibition Tour in Mandarin

Join Katharine Meng-Yuan Yi for a tour of the current exhibitions in Mandarin

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Family and Friendship

Screening: Family and Friendship followed by Q&A with filmmakers

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm | Film

San Sebastian Tapas - The Birthplace of Tapas

Get catapulted into a warm summer night at the sea, as you prepare and savour a selection of our favourite Spanish small plates:

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

The Yard Bird Sweethearts WISE Lounge Residency

Live in The WISE Lounge is proud to present The Yard Bird Sweethearts every Sunday in March

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Illiteratty Live at Aquarius Sessions

Join Illiteratty for an intimate evening of music at Aquarius Sessions in the heart of Vancouver

Vancouver | Downtown Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Vancouver International Women Film Festival: Closing Gala & Awards

Join us for the Best of the Festival awards, along with the awards for the winner of the VIWIFF International Screenplay Competition, the winners of the From Our Dark Side Genre Concept Contest, and the screening of the Matrix Award-winning BC short films

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Festival

Vitaly - An Evening of Wonders

An evening of magic and imagination awaits with Vancouver’s own world-class illusionist Vitaly Beckman

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

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

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Perla Battalla in The House of Cohen (USA)

Perla Batalla in The House of Cohen reveals the timelessness of Cohen’s art through Batalla’s signature cross-cultural style, to convey her sincere respect and deep love for the music, the poetry, and most of all for her dear friend, Leonard Cohen

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

The Rubens at The Biltmore Cabaret

The Rubens - “Million Man” marks the first single off the band’s highly anticipated third album due for release in early 2018 and follows the platinum-certified, global hit single “Hoops”

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

Rogue Folk Club - Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

We are pleased to welcome back this accomplished duo! The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as one of Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassadors, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an obvious

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Anderson East - Encore: New Album and Tour with guests J.S. Ondara

Michael Cameron Anderson, known professionally as Anderson East, is an American rhythm and blues musician from Athens, Alabama, later based in Nashville, Tennessee

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

March 12, 2018

Mon

Gravity Dance Challenge

At Showtime Promotions, we help dancers across Canada develop their passion through a variety of competitions, camps, and festivals

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Open Season | Peaceful Protest by Denise Holland

Denise Holland seeks to disrupt the meaning of objects and ideas in order to draw attention to alternative views. She is interested in the power structures we are immersed in, particularly those that are so ingrained that they seem invisible.

Vancouver | 800 Robson St | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts

Plant Power - Healthy & Hearty Vegetarian Dishes

Plant-focused diets are picking up steam, and this class will help you take your vegetarian cooking the extra mile

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

Why Don't We - The Invitation Tour 2018

Why Don’t We is an American pop quintet, that was assembled on September 27, 2016, consisting of Jonah Marais, Corbyn Besson, Daniel Seavey, Jack Avery and Zachary “Zach” Herron, each of whom had previously recorded as solo artists

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

Watain with Destroyer 666 & Revenge

Watain are a Swedish black metal band from Uppsala, formed in 1998. The band's name is taken from an early recording by the American black metal group Von

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

INDIE Monday Film Series: The Glass Castle

Based on the 2005 memoir by Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle chronicles the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family, weaving together the past and the present

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Adult String Ensemble Spring Concert

Literature of Miguel de Cervantes and Giovanni Verga echoes in the sounds of their musical adaptations, Telemann’s Don Quixote Suite and the intermezzo of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, with Haydn’s Serenade for Strings and Warlock’s Capriol Suite

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Vancouver Writers Fest. Incite: Homegrown. Terese Mailhot, Chelene Knight

From the wilds of the Pacific Northwest to the visceral Downtown Eastside, geography holds a powerful role in the construction of our memories.

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

鄭俊弘 Fred Cheng

Frederick “Fred” Cheng is a Canadian-born Hong Kong actor and singer. He has starred in numerous Hong Kong series including Shine On You, Love Bond, The Charm Beneath, and Forensic Heroes

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

March 13, 2018

Tue

Gravity Dance Challenge

At Showtime Promotions, we help dancers across Canada develop their passion through a variety of competitions, camps, and festivals

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Open Season | Peaceful Protest by Denise Holland

Denise Holland seeks to disrupt the meaning of objects and ideas in order to draw attention to alternative views. She is interested in the power structures we are immersed in, particularly those that are so ingrained that they seem invisible.

Vancouver | 800 Robson St | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts

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

Parent & Child Dance Class Ages 5-7 & 8-10

Dance class designed for a Guardian with children

New Westminster | 318 Keary St | 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Kids

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

The Curry Cup 2018 by Chefs' Table Society of British Columbia

On Tuesday, March 13, from 6h30 pm to 9h30 pm, eight of Vancouver's top chefs will compete in the 5th annual Curry Cup

Vancouver | Heritage Hall Vancouver | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

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 | Visual Arts | Free

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

Movies in the Morgue - Taxi Driver

“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

VBCC SpringSong!

Our annual spring showcase of our talented younger choirs, the Toccatas, Partitas, Chorales and Chorus

Vancouver | Dunbar Ryerson United Church | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

2017/18 Speaking of Dance Conversations. Creative Arts Therapies: Arts and Health Care

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: We Keep Coming Back (Canada / Poland)

Real-life son and mother – Michael Rubenfeld and Mary Berchard – together attempt to capture the truth of a Polish – Jewish reality that keeps changing and is near impossible to contain

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Kim Churchill with Christian Hudson at Fox Cabaret

Kim Churchill is an Australian folk, rock, and blues singer, songwriter, and musician

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

An Evening of Performance: The Master Class Showcase

The Drama Class present An Evening of Performance "Consequences of Maddening Choices"

Surrey | The Drama Class | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

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

Vancouver Story Slam - March 2018

Ten storytellers share original stories! $5 cover includes a ballot to vote for your favorites. $150 in cash prizes up for grabs. New participants always welcome

Vancouver | Cottage Bistro | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

March 14, 2018

Wed

Gravity Dance Challenge

At Showtime Promotions, we help dancers across Canada develop their passion through a variety of competitions, camps, and festivals

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Open Season | Peaceful Protest by Denise Holland

Denise Holland seeks to disrupt the meaning of objects and ideas in order to draw attention to alternative views. She is interested in the power structures we are immersed in, particularly those that are so ingrained that they seem invisible.

Vancouver | 800 Robson St | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts

Ocean Potion - Seafood Classics Demystified

We have access to the freshest and tastiest seafood in the world and this class will equip you with the confidence, skill, and recipes to prepare restaurant style seafood dishes at home

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

Brewery Tour

Do you want to know more about Vancouver's only Brewery brewing Organic Beers? As part of our 3rd Anniversary celebration week our head brewer will introduce you to ingredients and processes behind our Organic Craft Beer

Vancouver | Dogwood Brewing | 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Food / Wine

Janis’ Top Plants for Stand-out Gardens

Flowers, foliage, berries and bark can all bring stunning colour and visual interest to your garden year-round. Janis will share her favourite plants that can add playful and bold features to your garden and make it stand out from the crowd

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Nature / Animals

East Side Beer Fest 2018

Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents the 6th Annual East Side Beer Fest tasting event. This Liberty-sponsored event is in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, which helps provides food for up to 25,000 people in need each week

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Doing it for the Kids - Burger and Beer Fundraiser

Come on in and enjoy a Burger and Beer to help raise funds for Covenant House

Vancouver | Dublin Calling Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Vintage Variety Night!

A cozy night of bluegrass, blues, old-time, folk and other vintage genres!

Vancouver | LanaLou's | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Vancouver Writers Fest. Incite: Turn the Pages, Lock the Door. Tyrell Johnson, Sheena Kamal, Nathan Ripley, Sam Wiebe

Never read alone. We have spine-tingling thrillers for even the most seasoned crime readers...

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

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Hubbub: VYC Kids and Junior Spring Show

Vancouver Youth Choir Presents: HUBBUB. VYC Kids and VYC Junior present a spring concert that is sure to delight. Join us for an evening of cacaphony, harmony, and fun! With a cameo appearance by our Seniors, too!

Vancouver | St John's Anglican Church | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: We Keep Coming Back (Canada / Poland)

Real-life son and mother – Michael Rubenfeld and Mary Berchard – together attempt to capture the truth of a Polish – Jewish reality that keeps changing and is near impossible to contain

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Son Lux With Guests Gordi + WILLS

Son Lux is the grand genre-less dream of Los Angeles composer Ryan Lott brought to roiling, vivid life with the help of two New Yorkers, guitarist Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian Chang

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Surrey Civic Theatres Anniversary Gala featuring a concert by BC World Music Collective

Gather with friends and family for a grand golden gala. Wax nostalgic and celebrate the legacy and inspiration that Surrey Civic Theatres has brought to the community and the artists that have graced its stages through its 50 years

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

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

Tomorrow's Child

This new audio-only adaption of Ray Bradbury's sci-fi short story 'Tomorrow's child" will be presented to a blindfolded audience, for a highly immersive sonic environment created with the latest sound technology

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 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

March 15, 2018

Thu

Gravity Dance Challenge

At Showtime Promotions, we help dancers across Canada develop their passion through a variety of competitions, camps, and festivals

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Discover Dance! Mandala Arts and Culture

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 | Dance

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Lion in the Streets

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents a preview of their upcoming featured performance at the College Band Directors National Association Regional Conference in California!

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music | Free

Once Upon a Time Official Convention Vancouver

We're honored to roll out the red carpet and welcome fans from around the world to the hometown of ABC/Disney's Once Upon a Time!

Vancouver | The Westin Bayshore | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

Working Artists: Panel and discussion

Join us for this edition of the Working Artists panel series, featuring presentations and group discussions with ECU alumni Sara Molcan (painting), Vanessa Black (artist + Director/Curator Seymour Art Gallery), Tsema Igharas (interdisciplinary), and Patri

Vancouver | Reliance Theatre | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

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

Connections: A Young Adult Social Club

PAFN's young adult social club is back! Come hang out in our lifeskills lounge, play games, watch netflix, eat pizza and make friends!

Richmond | Pacific Autism Family Network | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Brewery Tour

Do you want to know more about Vancouver's only Brewery brewing Organic Beers? As part of our 3rd Anniversary celebration week our head brewer will introduce you to ingredients and processes behind our Organic Craft Beer

Vancouver | Dogwood Brewing | 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Food / Wine

1st Annual All-Styles Fiddle Jam Fundraiser for Spartacus Books

Join us for an evening of music, food, tea and books at Spartacus Books, to celebrate our community, give back to Spartacus books and gather our family and friends together to eat and rejoice!

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Vegan Cheesemaking with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cooking

On Putin's Blacklist

Vancouver director Boris Ivanov brings us this engaging and timely tour d’horizon of the oligarchic gangster-state that is Russia and her intimidating place in the world today

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 7:46 pm | Film

Demo & Dine - Food(ie) Truck Faves

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

Bead Bai - A Story of the Indian-African Bead Artists

Free Talk & Book Signing with Sultan Somjee

Vancouver | Banyen Books & Sound | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Books | Free

Sausage making class

Bring your BBQing skills to the next level, learn the art of making sausages from scratch

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Dan Bern with special guest Christie Rose at The WISE Hall

LIVE at The WISE is proud to present an evening with Dan Bern and special guest Christie Rose

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Goh Ballet

Excerpts performed from select classical and contemporary ballet repertoire such as Swan Lake and The Four Seasons, additionally featuring solo pieces and original contemporary works

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

Marlie Collins&Co. Album Release Party

The time has come! A 3 year project in the making is now complete and ready to be shared with the world! Come celebrate the Album release of Marlie Collins&Co

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Tour of Coast Salish Textiles: Up Close

Coast Salish spinning specialist Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa will guide you through a history of Coast Salish spinning, looking at the fibres and tools used by Coast Salish nations in these powerful robes and blankets

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

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.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

VBYC and Sarabande Spring Concert

Join new Youth and Sarabande conductor, Shane Raman in a feature concert for our two SATB voiced chamber choirs

Vancouver | Dunbar Ryerson United Church | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Kidd Pivot & Electric Company Theatre

Following three sold-out performances in 2016, the internationally acclaimed and breathtaking Betroffenheit returns to the DanceHouse stage

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

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company

Founded in 1988, White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company has dedicated 30 years broadening the boundaries of modern dance. The company is committed to creating a union between the natural rhythms of the planet and the primal essence of the human spirit

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

Steel Panther

Steel Panther is an American comedic glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle

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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Beyond the Pale (Canada)

For nearly 20 years Toronto’s Beyond the Pale has been creating boundary-busting Eurofolk fusion. Inspired by Klezmer and Balkan styles but influenced by everything from jazz and classical music to bluegrass and reggae

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

An Evening in Space with Music from Plasteroid & Skim Milk

Lean back in your seat and fly through the universe and beyond as Plasteroid and Skim Milk provide the music for hyper-realistic space visuals at the HR McMillan Space Centre

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Jazz for Barb Series at Frankie’s Jazz Club: Jill Townsend Jazz

Join the critically acclaimed Jill Townsend Jazz Orchestra for a special evening of hard swinging and delectable music, featuring sparking compositions and arrangements by Jill Townsend and guitar sensation Bill Coon

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Tomorrow's Child

This new audio-only adaption of Ray Bradbury's sci-fi short story 'Tomorrow's child" will be presented to a blindfolded audience, for a highly immersive sonic environment created with the latest sound technology

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

The Road Movie

Buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride. An anthology of dashcam footage from the roads of Russia, this is by turns scary and profane, hair-raising and hilarious, a travelogue that won't do wonders for Russian tourism

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 9:37 pm | Film

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

Lane 8: Little By Little Tour with Luttrell

With his ‘This Never Happened’ concept becoming one of dance music’s word-of-mouth success stories, Lane 8 aka Daniel Goldstein proudly announces his second artist album, ‘Little By Little’, on his own This Never Happened label

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

March 16, 2018

Fri

Be the Change: Changing Attitudes. Seeking Solutions. Taking Action

Stenberg College is hosting Be the Change: Changing Attitudes | Seeking Solutions | Taking Action. Over 2 full days, twelve speakers will present on Truth & Reconciliation, Homelessness, the Opioid Crisis, and Resistance, Resilience & Recovery

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Balance: Fibre Art by Mardell Rampton [Mezzanine Gallery]

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

Once Upon a Time Official Convention Vancouver

We're honored to roll out the red carpet and welcome fans from around the world to the hometown of ABC/Disney's Once Upon a Time!

Vancouver | The Westin Bayshore | 9:00 am to 7:00 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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Artistica - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:00 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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Dance Machine

Anvil Theatre presents A Unique Performance Encounter: Dance Machine will take place in the theatre from March 16-18

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Lit circle - book club! Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

Hey guys, if you like reading and discussing novels with your pals we have a club for you! Come on out and read some cool books with us. General chats about books

Surrey | The Youth Space of South Surrey | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Books | Free

St. Patrick’s Day Party at Hycroft

Come celebrate the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day at Hycroft! Indulge in a Celtic themed dinner and dance the night away to the toe-tapping sounds of local blues and R&B band Lesismore

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

World Down Syndrome Day Family Skating Party

Join former Vancouver Canucks Darcy Rota and Bob Murray for a free family event in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day! We will skate and then gather in the Thirsty Penguin Banquet Room for food and refreshments

Burnaby | Burnaby 8 Rinks | 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm | Family | Free

It Takes Two - A Class for Couples

We all love that quiet table at our favourite restaurant, but for those that like to get their hands a little dirty, we’ve got the class for you (both of you)

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

PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Kids

Brewery Tour

Do you want to know more about Vancouver's only Brewery brewing Organic Beers? As part of our 3rd Anniversary celebration week our head brewer will introduce you to ingredients and processes behind our Organic Craft Beer

Vancouver | Dogwood Brewing | 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Film Festival - Western

One of the exceptional films of 2017 Western is an incisive, insightful study of masculinity by woman director Valeska Grisebach (Longing). An all-male German construction crew sets up camp in the backwoods of Bulgaria

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:20 pm to 8:20 pm | Film

Demo & Dine - Food(ie) Truck Faves

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

UBC Opera Ball Fundraiser

Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner on the stage of the Chan Centre with serenades from our young stars. Cap off the evening with an incredible night of dancing to the fantastic music of members of the Dal Richards Orchestra

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

St. Patrick's Weekend PunkStravaganza with The Dreadnoughts!

Come on down to what is fast becoming an East Vancouver tradition: on St. Patrick's weekend, the DREADNOUGHTS host some of their favourite local punk/folk/Irish/gypsy/ska/metal bands over two nights at The Rickshaw

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Goh Ballet

Excerpts performed from select classical and contemporary ballet repertoire such as Swan Lake and The Four Seasons, additionally featuring solo pieces and original contemporary works

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

CeltcFest 2018 Ceilidh

The Annual CelticFest Ceilidh is back and will be better than ever in 2018. The Ceilidh will take place at a new location, The Scottish Cultural Centre

Vancouver | Scottish Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 0:30 am | Festival

Its A Daula Party - Dinner & Dance Formal

Due to numerous requests for a Dinner & Dance event, we have teamed up with the infamous DJ Daula & Aftershock Roadshow, to throw a unique and exclusive event where you will experience DJ Daulas & Aftershock Roadshows Personalized themed party

Surrey | Royal King Palace | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Norouz Party

Get ready for UBC Persian Club’s annual Norouz Celebration

Vancouver | Sage Bistro | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Party

Zumba Party with a Bollywood Theme

Join us for Zumba Vancouver's Second Annual Zumba Party with a Bollywood theme!

Surrey | Crown Palace Banquet Hall | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Nowruz Gala 1397 by SFU Iranian Club

It’s that time of year again to celebrate the start of the Spring season but to also celebrate the Iranian New Year, Norooz

Burnaby | Diamond Alumni Centre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party

Harvey

Harvey - Western Gold Theatre kicks off its 25th Anniversary season with our Studio Series production of the comedy Harvey

Vancouver | PAL Studio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

SAD Comedy Vol. 6

Join us for independent publishing's hottest comedy night with a star-studded line-up of some of Vancouver's funniest folks!

Vancouver | The HiVE | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Lion in the Streets by Douglas Arts and Douglas College Theatre Department

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

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.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

Exquisite and unnerving; unsettling and otherworldly, these two major artists cast their shared experiences and traditional roots in a contemporary light

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

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Rogue Folk Club: Annie Lou

Annie Lou is the stage name of Anne Louise Genest, a songwriter, composer, and performer with a deeply-felt connection to older folk music traditions

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Bachelor: An Improvised Miniseries by Grad School Improv

It’s finally here. The season finale of The Bachelor. Dean has already been on a roller-coaster of emotion, but this roller-coaster ride isn’t stopping at the station yet

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner

As seen on Oprah and Ellen - World Rock N Roll Tribute Artist Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner comes to the Centennial Theatre for the very first time in a decade

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Off Broadway. VCC Faculty Series #4 Francois Houle Sea and Sky

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

Randy Bachman

Randolph Charles Bachman, OC OM is a Canadian musician best known as lead guitarist, songwriter and a founding member of the 1960s and 1970s rock bands The Guess Who and Bachman–Turner Overdrive

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Kidd Pivot & Electric Company Theatre

Following three sold-out performances in 2016, the internationally acclaimed and breathtaking Betroffenheit returns to the DanceHouse stage

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Little Miss Glitz

Little Miss Glitz hits the stage this March with a shocking, heartwarming and uncompromisingly-funny take on the world of child beauty pageants

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company

Founded in 1988, White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company has dedicated 30 years broadening the boundaries of modern dance. The company is committed to creating a union between the natural rhythms of the planet and the primal essence of the human spirit

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

Steel Panther

Steel Panther is an American comedic glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle

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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

Lost Girls Burlesque - Ostara Awakening

Lost Girls Burlesque - Ostara Awakening with Donna Boss Rogers at Fox Cabaret

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Performing Arts

Two Much Guitar with guest Juno Award-winning Cam Ryga

Juno-nominated guitarists Bill Coon and Oliver Gannon team up once again as Two Much Guitar, a crowd favourite for 15 years, and always a swinging affair

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

March on through with Bearcat Blues

Bearcat Blues is a twice-monthly social blues dance with a commitment to celebrating traditionally-rooted blues music and movement

Vancouver | Bearcat Blues | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Dance

Tomorrow's Child

This new audio-only adaption of Ray Bradbury's sci-fi short story 'Tomorrow's child" will be presented to a blindfolded audience, for a highly immersive sonic environment created with the latest sound technology

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

Oh Lucy!

Setsuko is a lonely single woman, an office worker in Tokyo, and she isn’t getting any younger. But opportunity knocks when her niece begs her to take over the private English lessons she has paid for. John (Josh Hartnett) is no ordinary teacher

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:40 pm to 10:15 pm | Film

All-Haida Roch Show! Kristi Sinclair/Jason Camp/Sister Says

Join us for a Friday night of Haida Rock!

Vancouver | Fairview Vancouver Pub | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Norooz Party

Norooz is is coming!!! Come and start the countdown to Persian New Year at Magnetiq Nightclub ! Invite your friends and share this culturally rich night together on the dance floor with DJ UB spining the tunes

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

Arty at Celebrities

Constantly evolving electronic DJ/producer ARTY brings his diverse sound to Celebrities Nightclub for #StereotypeFridays with support UNIONdjs

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Soulection Radio with JOE KAY & Friends at Happy Ending Fridays

Happy Ending Fridays welcomes back Soulection head honcho Joe Kay on the "Soulection Radio" North American Tour with special guests

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

The Y2K Party: All 2000s Hip Hop + Pop

Our monthly dance party devoted the one hit wonders, party bangers and classics hits of the early to mid-2000s!!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party

The Road Movie

Buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride. An anthology of dashcam footage from the roads of Russia, this is by turns scary and profane, hair-raising and hilarious, a travelogue that won't do wonders for Russian tourism

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:37 pm | Film

March 17, 2018

Sat

Be the Change: Changing Attitudes. Seeking Solutions. Taking Action

Stenberg College is hosting Be the Change: Changing Attitudes | Seeking Solutions | Taking Action. Over 2 full days, twelve speakers will present on Truth & Reconciliation, Homelessness, the Opioid Crisis, and Resistance, Resilience & Recovery

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Once Upon a Time Official Convention Vancouver

We're honored to roll out the red carpet and welcome fans from around the world to the hometown of ABC/Disney's Once Upon a Time!

Vancouver | The Westin Bayshore | 9:00 am to 7:00 pm | Show

2018 BMO St. Patrick's Day 5K

This race has a maximum registration cap of 2,500 entrants.

Vancouver | Stanley Park Pavilion | 9:30 am to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health

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

PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Kids

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

Anime Evolution: Harumatsuri 2018

Our community-favourite spring event, Anime Evolution: Harumatsuri, will be back at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre for 2018!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 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

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Artistica - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

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

St Portside - Irish for a Day

We’re going Irish this St Patricks Day, with a little help from our friends @ Jameson!

Vancouver | The Portside Pub | 11:00 am to 3:00 am | Party

Lost Heritage: Sikh Legacy in Pakistan

Join us as Amardeep Singh shares his journies and experiences on Exploring the Sikh Legacy in Pakistan & the Social-Cultural Impact of the Partition

Surrey | Surrey Libraries | 11:00 am to 1:30 pm | Lecture

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 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

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Dogwood's 3rd Anniversary - St. Patrick's Day Party

To honor our Irish heritage the main event of our 3rd Anniversary celebration is a Saint Patrick's Day party!

Vancouver | Dogwood Brewing | 12:00 am to 8:00 pm | Food / Wine

Live Your Dream Awards Luncheon

Soroptimist International of Surrey/Delta. Live Your Dream Awards Luncheon. Telling Our Stories - Celebrating women and girls in our community who are changing their lives and working to change the lives of other women and girls

Surrey | 5-Star Catering | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Party

Richmond Art Gallery - Tea and Tour with Curator of Transference Exhibition

Join us for a conversation over a cup of tea. Learn more about the Transference exhibition with an informal tour and discussion led by the guest curator, Hannamari Jalovaara

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Westminster Savings Family Day: Polymer Clay Bracelet

The process is so simple, everyone can join! Test your hand at sculpting your own beads inspired by our exhibiting artist, Gailan Ngan, and create a wearable work of art

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Coast Salish Spinning Workshop

Join Coast Salish spinning specialist Liz Hammond-Kaarremaa in learning about traditional Coast Salish fibres such as mountain goat wool, wool from the Coast Salish Wolley dog, Indian hemp/dogbane, stinging nettles and fireweed fluff

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Art At Work: Tax Basics for Artists

What do you need to know to keep track of finances and file your taxes as a professional artist? This three-hour workshop with Jessica Somers from Cordova Street Consulting will provide artists with an introduction to tax management

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Workshop | Free

What's Going on Inside That Baby's Brain Anyway?

Come join us as we learn practical ways to support baby's social/emotional development in the first 2 years of life.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Harvey by PAL Studio Theatre

Harvey - Western Gold Theatre kicks off its 25th Anniversary season with our Studio Series production of the comedy Harvey

Vancouver | PAL Studio Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Kids

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Lion in the Streets

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Dance Machine

Anvil Theatre presents A Unique Performance Encounter: Dance Machine will take place in the theatre from March 16-18

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

TEDxECUAD | Equilibrium

PPublic Talks + Conferences: We are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual TEDxECUAD event will take place on campus

Vancouver | Emily Carr University of Art + Design | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture | Free

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

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.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Comedy

Brent Wadden Publication Launch

Join us for the launch of our new publication, a companion to Brent Wadden’s exhibition 'Two Scores', which includes commissioned texts by CAG Curator, Kimberly Phillips and Edinburgh-based art writer and critic, Maria Fusco

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

St.Patrick's Day Costume Party

Come Celebrate St.Paddy's Day 2018 at Vancouver's Robson Street Pub!

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 5:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

St. Patrick's Day Party

St. Patrick's Day is falling on a Saturday this year! Sapperton District Taphouse will be throwing a big party to celebrate

New Westminster | Sapperton District Taphouse | 5:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

A Love Like This: An Acoustic Journey To What Love Really Is

Are you single, engaged, or married? All of these statuses have one thing in common; you are capable of loving others and being loved by others. So what is love and what does this entail?

Surrey | Our Lady of Good Counsel Church | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Kids

Battlefield Fight League

Battlefield Fight League is British Columbia's Premier Mixed Martial Arts Organization

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Sports

St Patty's Day at The Haney

The All Day Celebration. Today we are all Irish

Maple Ridge | The Haney Public House | 6:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Persian New Year Partyجشن باستاني نوروز ١٣٩٧

Come Celebrate Naw Ruz! Join us for a night of fun, food, and dancing with DJ U.B

Richmond | Riverside Grand Ballroom | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Demo & Dine - Food(ie) Truck Faves

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

Vancouver International Film Festival - Oh Lucy!

Setsuko is a lonely single woman, an office worker in Tokyo, and she isn’t getting any younger. But opportunity knocks when her niece begs her to take over the private English lessons she has paid for. John (Josh Hartnett) is no ordinary teacher

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:50 pm to 8:25 pm | Film

34th Annual North Shore Photographic Challenge

Top photographers of BC and the Yukon will go head to head with their best work at the 34th Annual North Shore Photographic Challenge. In addition to CAPA member club entries, the Challenge is open to entries from individual photographers

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Visual Arts

St. Patrick's Weekend PunkStravaganza with The Dreadnoughts!

Come on down to what is fast becoming an East Vancouver tradition: on St. Patrick's weekend, the DREADNOUGHTS host some of their favourite local punk/folk/Irish/gypsy/ska/metal bands over two nights at The Rickshaw

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

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

The Canadian Iranian Foundation 13th. Annual NowRuz Gala

The Canadian Iranian Foundation Presents the 13th. Annual NowRuz Gala event on March 17th. 2018. Event includes, delicious dinner, Haji Firouz and DJ music to dance with

North Vancouver | Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Party

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Goh Ballet

Excerpts performed from select classical and contemporary ballet repertoire such as Swan Lake and The Four Seasons, additionally featuring solo pieces and original contemporary works

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

Harvey

Harvey - Western Gold Theatre kicks off its 25th Anniversary season with our Studio Series production of the comedy Harvey

Vancouver | PAL Studio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Brett Kissel - We Were That Song Tour 2018

Brett Kissel - the CCMA Awards' reigning Male Artist of the Year - has announced a three-month Canadian tour beginning in January

Chilliwack | The HUB International Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Tiller's Folly

Come out and celebrate St. Patrick's day with Canadian Celtic Folk group Tiller's Folly and the O'Brien Irish Dancers!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Inspire - A Tribute to Ultimate Dream Seekers Featuring Rose Fostanes

TRIBU Productions

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Lion in the Streets by Douglas Arts and Douglas College Theatre Department

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

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.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Laurie Brown: Pondercast Live Vancouver

After 10 years hosting The Signal on CBC Radio2, she has moved into the podcast realm with Pondercast and is hitting stages across Canada with her Pondercast partner; musician and composer Joshua Van Tassel

New Westminster | River Market | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

Exquisite and unnerving; unsettling and otherworldly, these two major artists cast their shared experiences and traditional roots in a contemporary light

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

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

St. Patrick's Day Bash with The Still Spirits & Joshua Wood

The ANZA Club Presents is proud to announce our St. Patrick's Day Bash with The Still Spirits and Joshue Wood!

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Annual WISE St.Patrick's Day Pogue's Tribute with Shane's Teeth

Live at the WISE presents the return of a legendary Vancouver St. Patrick's tradition with the one and only Shane's Teeth (THE Pogues tribute band). Very Special Guests, Tributes and Surprises to follow

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

The After After Party

Jules and Fiona, best friends and teenage dirtbags, come to their senses in a park after a night for the ages. With little to no memory of how they got there, they discover the antidote to their fireball-induced amnesia: Ritalin...

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Kidd Pivot & Electric Company Theatre

Following three sold-out performances in 2016, the internationally acclaimed and breathtaking Betroffenheit returns to the DanceHouse stage

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Little Miss Glitz

Little Miss Glitz hits the stage this March with a shocking, heartwarming and uncompromisingly-funny take on the world of child beauty pageants

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company

Founded in 1988, White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company has dedicated 30 years broadening the boundaries of modern dance. The company is committed to creating a union between the natural rhythms of the planet and the primal essence of the human spirit

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:10 pm | Theatre

Sumire Yoshihara + Kazue Sawai (Japan)

Sumire Yoshihara (percussion) and Kazue Sawai (17- and 5- string koto) are among the most respected and iconic performers of Japanese contemporary music

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Steel Panther

Steel Panther is an American comedic glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle

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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

She Stoops to Conquer

By author Oliver Goldsmith this beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity revolves around Charles Marlow, a young bachelor who brims with confidence when dallying with working-class women but becomes a shivering bundle of nerves in the presence of h

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

Spring Festival - Carmina Burana

Drinking, gambling, gluttony, lust, the fleeting nature of fortune and wealth, the joy of Springtime, love; Carmina Burana has it all

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Graham Clark's Quiz Show

Graham Clark's Quiz Show at the Fox Cabaret on St Patrick's Day!

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

Kirtan For The People

Kirtan Vancouver and One Yoga for the People would like to present to you an evening of sacred chants and mantra meditation

Vancouver | One Yoga for the People Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Slipped Disc Live at Hot Club Swing's 6th Birthday Party!

Hot Club Swing is SIX years old! To celebrate, we're throwing a big birthday party complete with homemade treats, punch, and the face-melting live music of Slipped Disc! You won't want to miss it

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Party

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders

An Illusionist Like No Other… Faces That Disappear From Drivers’ Licenses. Paintbrushes That Paint On Their Own. Photographs That Literally Come To Life Right Before Your Eyes. Brace Yourself For A Whole New Take On Magic And Step Into Vitaly’s World

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

Light in Winter Concert #3 – Geoff Berner Band

Or Shalom’s third “Light in Winter” Concert Series featuring The Geoff Berner Band. Come join us in the warmth of friends for this event

Vancouver | Or Shalom Synagogue | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Tomorrow's Child

This new audio-only adaption of Ray Bradbury's sci-fi short story 'Tomorrow's child" will be presented to a blindfolded audience, for a highly immersive sonic environment created with the latest sound technology

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

Vancouver International Film Festival - Western

One of the exceptional films of 2017 Western is an incisive, insightful study of masculinity by woman director Valeska Grisebach (Longing). An all-male German construction crew sets up camp in the backwoods of Bulgaria

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:45 pm to 10:45 pm | Film

ANDY "Live in Concert"

Join Vancouver's premium event centre for Persian New Years (Nowruz) with legendary superstar Andy Madadian

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Playhouse Saturdays 5 Year Anniversary with Claptone

Celebrities Nightclub presents: House producer/DJ Claptone plays the #CelebsPlayhouse 5 Year Anniversary with support from Yurie + more

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

The Actor's Nightmare - Scripted Theatre and Improv Collide!

Every actor has a nightmare where they find themselves on stage without knowing any of their lines, or even having read the script!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

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Healthy Family Expo 2018

The 5th annual Healthy Family Expo is scheduled in a larger exhibit space at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Once Upon a Time Official Convention Vancouver

We're honored to roll out the red carpet and welcome fans from around the world to the hometown of ABC/Disney's Once Upon a Time!

Vancouver | The Westin Bayshore | 9:00 am to 7:00 pm | Show

Watch the Skies at Trumpeters Salute

REAL Entertainment BC is pleased to present Watch the Skies! Event takes place at Trumpeters Salute, a convention ticket is required

Burnaby | Bonsor Recreation Complex | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Party

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

PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Kids

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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Free Chinese Language Exhibition Tour

Free Exhibition Tours of Transference. 普通话和广东话免费展览团《Transference》

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Family Sunday at Surrey Art Gallery

Drop in to create, explore, and enjoy art with friends and family!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

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

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 | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Cooking

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Pop Up Dances: World Poetry Day at the Vancouver Public Library

In partnership with the Vancouver Public Library, Pop Up Dances will be celebrating dance and poetry at the VPL’s downtown central branch, featuring some of Vancouver’s most exciting literary and performance artists

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Dance | Free

Hastings Mill Shanty-Fiddle Session

A sing-along session of sea shanties followed by a traditional fiddle jam at the historic Hastings Mill Store Museum in Vancouver.

Vancouver | Old Hastings Mill Store Museum | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Opening Celebrations of Culture at the Centre

MOA is celebrating the opening of its new exhibition, Culture at the Centre, with dance performances from the communities represented in the exhibition: Musqueam, Squamish, Lil’wat, Heiltsuk, Nisg̱a’a and Haida

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

Harvey by PAL Studio Theatre

Harvey - Western Gold Theatre kicks off its 25th Anniversary season with our Studio Series production of the comedy Harvey

Vancouver | PAL Studio Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Sunday Coffee Concerts: 5 On A String

5 on a String has been picking and singing bluegrass music all around the Pacific Northwest for over twenty-five years. A family friendly show with plenty of hot picking and fiddle tunes to entertain just about any audience

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show

PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Kids

Dance Machine

Anvil Theatre presents A Unique Performance Encounter: Dance Machine will take place in the theatre from March 16-18

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Capilano University Theatre Studies: Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 3:10 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Harbour Dance Centre ITP

Harbour Dance Centre’s Intensive Training Program dancers show the results of advanced training in ballet, contemporary-jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop, and tap. The 40 dancers work with choreographers currently working in the commercial dance industry

Vancouver | Harbour Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Shamanic Breathwork and Sound Healing at Ancient Fire

Breathwork is an active meditation, that gives us the opportunity to go within ourselves and find the truth of who we are. With courage, we peel off the layers of stress and hurt making more space in our mental and emotional bodies, and we learn to live m

Vancouver | Ancient Fire | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Studio 58: FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Schaghajegh Nosrati - piano

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Schaghajegh Nosrati 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

Iranian Movie: Bridge of Sleep

Shahab, who is about to get married, enters a business deal along with his friend in order to help his financial situation. However, he loses all his money and finds himself in financial hardship...

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 4:30 pm to 6:15 pm | Film

Antibalas at The Biltmore Cabaret

Brooklyn-based musical collective, on tour to support their latest release “Where The Gods Are In Peace”

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Yard Bird Sweethearts WISE Lounge Residency

Live in The WISE Lounge is proud to present The Yard Bird Sweethearts every Sunday in March

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Dirkschneider (Original voice of Accept) in Vancouver March 18!

Udo Dirkschneider, the original voice of Accept is keeping his promise to come back to Vancouver after the unfortunate postponement last year, and are now scheduled to play Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Rickshaw Theatre!

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

3rd Annual Spring Equinox Coffee House

Celebrate the changing of the seasons with a cozy evening of local live music and refreshments

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Harvey

Harvey - Western Gold Theatre kicks off its 25th Anniversary season with our Studio Series production of the comedy Harvey

Vancouver | PAL Studio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Black Gardenia - 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

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

Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

Exquisite and unnerving; unsettling and otherworldly, these two major artists cast their shared experiences and traditional roots in a contemporary light

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

Rahim Shahriyari

Iranian Yellow Pages in collaboration with Atlas Tour and Travel Presents: Live in concert Rahim Shahriyari

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Rogue Folk Club: Carlos del Junco

To say Carlos del Junco plays the harmonica is like saying that Jimi Hendrix plays guitar. He blows the blues harp through a prism — suddenly it seems he's holding every color in the musical rainbow right there in his hands

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Little Miss Glitz

Little Miss Glitz hits the stage this March with a shocking, heartwarming and uncompromisingly-funny take on the world of child beauty pageants

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

The Suffers

The Suffers are an American soul band from Houston, Texas consisting of Kam Franklin, Adam Castaneda, Kevin Bernier, Jon Durbin, Michael Razo, Jose Luna, Patrick Kelly, and Nick Zamora

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Vancouver International Film Festival - The Road Movie

Buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride. An anthology of dashcam footage from the roads of Russia, this is by turns scary and profane, hair-raising and hilarious, a travelogue that won't do wonders for Russian tourism

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:25 pm to 10:35 pm | Film

March 19, 2018

Mon

Structured Work Experience and Training Program - Grade 11-12

BC High School Students! Receive 30 hours of work experience while you explore creative career opportunities in our workshops.

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 8:45 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Spring Break Manga Camp

Spring Break MANGA Camp is a fun-filled week for kids 9-12 years of age, to experience Japanese arts and culture, with a special focus on MANGA!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

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

Spring Break by Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

We're throwing open the gates for 11 fun days

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel | 11:00 am to 4:30 pm | Kids | Free

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Lion in the Streets

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

The Vancouver Fashion Week Industry Originator Awards recognize veterans of the Vancouver fashion industry who have contributed to the advancement of the local market

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

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

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle Archibishop Of Manila In Vancouver

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the Archbishop of Manila, will be giving a public address March 19!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Vancouver International Film Festival - Oh Lucy!

Setsuko is a lonely single woman, an office worker in Tokyo, and she isn’t getting any younger. But opportunity knocks when her niece begs her to take over the private English lessons she has paid for. John (Josh Hartnett) is no ordinary teacher

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:20 pm to 7:55 pm | Film

Spring Festival - The Age of Anxiety

This all-Bernstein evening features literary legends and two internationally-renowned guest artists: pianist Joyce Yang, performing Bernstein’s setting of the poetry of W.H. Auden to music for piano and orchestra; and violinist Augustin Hadelich

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Dumbfoundead The Yikes! Tour - Fortune Sound Club

From the battle grounds to his latest moniker Dumbfoundead in less than a decade has built a legendary history in the LA hip-hop scene.

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Vancouver International Film Festival - Western

One of the exceptional films of 2017 Western is an incisive, insightful study of masculinity by woman director Valeska Grisebach (Longing). An all-male German construction crew sets up camp in the backwoods of Bulgaria

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

March 20, 2018

Tue

Structured Work Experience and Training Program - Grade 11-12

BC High School Students! Receive 30 hours of work experience while you explore creative career opportunities in our workshops.

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 8:45 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Spring Break Manga Camp

Spring Break MANGA Camp is a fun-filled week for kids 9-12 years of age, to experience Japanese arts and culture, with a special focus on MANGA!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

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

Spring Break Festival - Robin Hood

While the King is away, the people of England suffer under the oppressive rule of his tax-happy brother, Prince John. Only a straight arrow like Robin Hood, the best archer in the land, can save England!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 2:30 pm | Theatre

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Spring Break by Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

We're throwing open the gates for 11 fun days

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel | 11:00 am to 4:30 pm | Kids | Free

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

Pinwheel Education Series: Eating Disorders & Substance Use

Kelty Mental Health Resources is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and support to children, youth and their families who reside in BC

Vancouver | Kelty Mental Health | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

I Lost My Husband

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Spring Break Festival - Cendrillon

La vie de Cendrillon is storybook perfect. That is, until circumstances force her to live a life of drudgery dans la maison de sa belle-mère et ses belles-soeurs méchantes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Vancouver International Film Festival - Western

One of the exceptional films of 2017 Western is an incisive, insightful study of masculinity by woman director Valeska Grisebach (Longing). An all-male German construction crew sets up camp in the backwoods of Bulgaria

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Film

Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

The Vancouver Fashion Week Industry Originator Awards recognize veterans of the Vancouver fashion industry who have contributed to the advancement of the local market

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

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

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

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Ferenc Fehér

Ferenc Fehér is an experienced and successful dancer-choreographer. His style is a unique and expressive combination of physical dance, freestyle dance and animal dance movements

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 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 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Lion in the Streets by Douglas Arts and Douglas College Theatre Department

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Pause & Affect: A Monthly Course for Women. Lesson 5 Sacred Symbolisms

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

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Butcher

In Nicolas Billon’s Butcher, an old man in a strange uniform is dropped off at a police station at 3 a.m. on Christmas Eve. He refuses to speak English, and has a meat hook dangling from his neck...

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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Lucie Grégoire Danse

Lucie Grégoire’s unremitting quest to penetrate the mysteries of metamorphosis in her dance work is a revelatory experience

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Parno Drom - Eastern European Romani (Gypsy) 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

Andy Grammer - The Good Parts Tour

Andrew Charles "Andy" Grammer is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is signed to S-Curve Records

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Vancouver International Film Festival - Oh Lucy!

Setsuko is a lonely single woman, an office worker in Tokyo, and she isn’t getting any younger. But opportunity knocks when her niece begs her to take over the private English lessons she has paid for. John (Josh Hartnett) is no ordinary teacher

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:20 pm to 9:55 pm | Film

March 21, 2018

Wed

Structured Work Experience and Training Program - Grade 11-12

BC High School Students! Receive 30 hours of work experience while you explore creative career opportunities in our workshops.

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 8:45 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Spring Break Manga Camp

Spring Break MANGA Camp is a fun-filled week for kids 9-12 years of age, to experience Japanese arts and culture, with a special focus on MANGA!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

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

Spring Break Festival - Robin Hood

While the King is away, the people of England suffer under the oppressive rule of his tax-happy brother, Prince John. Only a straight arrow like Robin Hood, the best archer in the land, can save England!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 2:30 pm | Theatre

Spring Break Festival - Cendrillon

La vie de Cendrillon is storybook perfect. That is, until circumstances force her to live a life of drudgery dans la maison de sa belle-mère et ses belles-soeurs méchantes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 11:30 am | Theatre

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Spring Break by Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

We're throwing open the gates for 11 fun days

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel | 11:00 am to 4:30 pm | Kids | Free

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 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

Forget About Tomorrow By Jill Daum

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

The Vancouver Fashion Week Industry Originator Awards recognize veterans of the Vancouver fashion industry who have contributed to the advancement of the local market

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

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

Killy

Live this life forever with Toronto based rapper Killy for another special All-Ages show at VENUE

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Bar One Fundraising Show

Bar One presents a musical showcase and fundraiser for the DTES women’s centre

Vancouver | Bar One Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Vancouver International Film Festival - Western

One of the exceptional films of 2017 Western is an incisive, insightful study of masculinity by woman director Valeska Grisebach (Longing). An all-male German construction crew sets up camp in the backwoods of Bulgaria

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:20 pm to 8:20 pm | Film

Free Parenting with Love Workshop

In partnership with Phoenix Soars Counselling Services and Certified Counselor Kristie Dana, learn how to recognize the best language to communicate with your child through love

Coquitlam | Place Maillardville Community Centre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Dîner en Plaid 2018

Now in its fifth year, Dîner en Plaid, an evening of traditional French Canadian food, music, craft beer and fun will kick off Festival du Bois' festivities

Coquitlam | John B Neighbourhood Pub The | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Food / Wine

Fred Penner & the KC Kids’ Choir

Kanaka Creek Elementary Presents

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

Indigenous Women and Intellectual Traditions in Anthropology

Indigenous women are among the under represented voices in contemporary anthropology, and throughout its history. They were more likely to be the subjects of research into an ethnographic present, always portrayed in exotic terms and without agency

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

今天睡在這裡 Sleep Here Tonight by Andie Lloyd

今天睡在這裡 Sleep Here Tonight features an original soundtrack inspired by the distinctive theme music from various routes lines of Taipei's MRT, as well as the music of 盧廣仲 (Crowd Lu)

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

Snake Handling and Serpent Movement

Ever wanted to handle a large reptile? Have a snuggle with a snake? Or learn how to move for stage with a serpent? The Circus SideShow Reptiles invite you for and afternoon of slithering education.

Vancouver | 2036 E 1st Ave | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Nature / Animals

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Ferenc Fehér

Ferenc Fehér is an experienced and successful dancer-choreographer. His style is a unique and expressive combination of physical dance, freestyle dance and animal dance movements

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Performing Arts

SingItFwd: A Special Juno Awards Edition

Vancouver's acclaimed charity concert series will return to the Vogue Theatre for a special Junos Edition, more than 2 years after its' final show

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

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Ana Bon Bon, Secret Emchy Society, & Yours Truly Michele at WISE

Join Blues Cabaret Chanteuse Ana Bon Bon, the first lady of queer country Cindy Emch (Secret Emchy Society), and torch song singer Yours Truly, Michele for an intimate night of rootsy americana music

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Lion in the Streets by Douglas Arts and Douglas College Theatre Department

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Butcher

In Nicolas Billon’s Butcher, an old man in a strange uniform is dropped off at a police station at 3 a.m. on Christmas Eve. He refuses to speak English, and has a meat hook dangling from his neck...

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

Little Miss Glitz

Little Miss Glitz hits the stage this March with a shocking, heartwarming and uncompromisingly-funny take on the world of child beauty pageants

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:10 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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Lucie Grégoire Danse

Lucie Grégoire’s unremitting quest to penetrate the mysteries of metamorphosis in her dance work is a revelatory experience

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Vancouver's Ten Minute Play Festival: Pull Fest VII

SpeakEasy Theatre presents the Seventh Annual Pull Festival! The Pull Festival is an annual play Festival featuring a repertoire of seven ten-minute plays

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Theatre

Under One Roof 5

HDC's Intensive Training Program & Source Dance Company perform previews of their Year End Shows with guests Aviary Dance Co.

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Roast Battle Vancouver: We're Back, Stupid!

Roast Battle Vancouver is back with a brand new format! Come check out our new expanded Undercard Battles as well as our first ever Championship Title Match! Plus we have special stand-up guests and 2.5 incredible judges!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

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

March 22, 2018

Thu

Structured Work Experience and Training Program - Grade 11-12

BC High School Students! Receive 30 hours of work experience while you explore creative career opportunities in our workshops.

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 8:45 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Spring Break Manga Camp

Spring Break MANGA Camp is a fun-filled week for kids 9-12 years of age, to experience Japanese arts and culture, with a special focus on MANGA!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

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

Artistica Art Show - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 9:30 am to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

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

Spring Break Festival - Robin Hood

While the King is away, the people of England suffer under the oppressive rule of his tax-happy brother, Prince John. Only a straight arrow like Robin Hood, the best archer in the land, can save England!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 2:30 pm | Theatre

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Spring Break by Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

We're throwing open the gates for 11 fun days

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel | 11:00 am to 4:30 pm | Kids | Free

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Under One Roof 5 by Harbour Dance Centre

HDC's Intensive Training Program (ITP) & Source Dance Company perform previews of their Year End Shows. With guests Aviary Dance Co.

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

Spring Break Festival - Cendrillon

La vie de Cendrillon is storybook perfect. That is, until circumstances force her to live a life of drudgery dans la maison de sa belle-mère et ses belles-soeurs méchantes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

The Vancouver Fashion Week Industry Originator Awards recognize veterans of the Vancouver fashion industry who have contributed to the advancement of the local market

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: pataSola dance

Highly influenced by the Marvelous Reality of Latin America and Butoh, pataSola dance’s work explores the intersections between the material and spiritual worlds and their significance within contemporary dance

Vancouver | KW Production Studio | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Dance

Vegan Cheesemaking with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cooking

Visual Art Forums: Negarra A. Kudumu

Please join us for a lecture by visiting curator and writer Negarra A. Kudumu, who will be sharing her research on African art history and African diasporic contemporary art

Vancouver | Emily Carr University of Art + Design | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Iranian Movie: Bridge of Sleep

Shahab, who is about to get married, enters a business deal along with his friend in order to help his financial situation. However, he loses all his money and finds himself in financial hardship...

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm | Film

Vancouver International Film Festival - Oh Lucy!

Setsuko is a lonely single woman, an office worker in Tokyo, and she isn’t getting any younger. But opportunity knocks when her niece begs her to take over the private English lessons she has paid for. John (Josh Hartnett) is no ordinary teacher

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:05 pm | Film

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

Mack Gordon's Family Feud: Part III

Vancouver's funnest night is back (I know it's not a word but at Mack Gordon's Family Feud, we do what we like)! The third instalment will feature contestants picked from the crowd, rowdy chanting, and we're gonna test-drive a new feature: The Newlywed Ga

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

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

Fandom Feud: Season 4 Premier!

Fandom Feud is a monthly game show event that pits 2 randomly drawn teams against each other, in a battle of pop-culture popular answers! We survey 100+ people, and contestants have to guess the most popular responses

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: The Biting School

Drawing from histories, myths, and philosophical inquiries, The Biting School explores social dynamics, historical roots, and political issues on a physical and visceral level

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

2018 Sonic Boom Festival: Mixed Ensembles Concert No. 1

The 2018 Sonic Boom Festival kicks off with a concert featuring a wide variety of music for ensembles made up of one to four players performing on a wide range of different instruments from trombone to tárogató

Vancouver | Pyatt Hall | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Lion in the Streets by Douglas Arts and Douglas College Theatre Department

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Juno Cup JAM

JUNO Week 2018 kicks off with the third annual #JUNOCupJam presented by CBC Sports! Head over to the Imperial Vancouver for a night of musical collaboration & covers featuring the players from the 2018

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Sports

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 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

The Arrogant Worms in Vancouver

Two nights at the Rogue Folk Club! The Arrogant Worms began in 1991 as a comedy troupe performing songs and sketches on Queen’s University campus radio

Vancouver | St. James Community Square | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Pointed Sticks In Surrey!

The Pointed Sticks return to Surrey for the first time in almost 40 years, to perform at the newly re-opened Byrd Showroom. We are so excited to be playing south of the river again!

Surrey | The Byrd | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Butcher

In Nicolas Billon’s Butcher, an old man in a strange uniform is dropped off at a police station at 3 a.m. on Christmas Eve. He refuses to speak English, and has a meat hook dangling from his neck...

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

Little Miss Glitz

Little Miss Glitz hits the stage this March with a shocking, heartwarming and uncompromisingly-funny take on the world of child beauty pageants

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:10 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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Lucie Grégoire Danse

Lucie Grégoire’s unremitting quest to penetrate the mysteries of metamorphosis in her dance work is a revelatory experience

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Vancouver's Ten Minute Play Festival: Pull Fest VII

SpeakEasy Theatre presents the Seventh Annual Pull Festival! The Pull Festival is an annual play Festival featuring a repertoire of seven ten-minute plays

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Theatre

Under One Roof 5

HDC's Intensive Training Program & Source Dance Company perform previews of their Year End Shows with guests Aviary Dance Co.

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 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

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...

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

Funny Money

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

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

One Canary One Crow

Vancouver Iranian Film & Aria Persys With Viff Presents: with English Subtitles

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

Ella Vos

Known for her viral hit White Noise, Ella Vos has quickly become one of the most exciting new acts in pop music

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

One Canary One Crow یک قناری، یک کلاغ

Through her husband's negligence a woman is blinded in one eye. Angry and ashamed, she refuses to venture outside. There is a chronic silence between them, and they live in separate locked rooms in a huge house far from town

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

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

Bear Grillz

Drop that sh!t with Bear Grillz for a Massive Forest Rave Party with AFK, HeklerMusic and Walter Wilde

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

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Festival du Bois 2018

The 29th annual Festival du Bois is slated for March 23 to 25 at Mackin Park in the Maillardville area of Coquitlam, the centre of francophone culture in BC - and you’re invited!

Coquitlam | Mackin Park | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Festival

Spring Break Manga Camp

Spring Break MANGA Camp is a fun-filled week for kids 9-12 years of age, to experience Japanese arts and culture, with a special focus on MANGA!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

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

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

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

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

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

Artistica - Hycroft Gallery

Artistica is an artist group, established in 2017 in New Westminster, BC. As of now, it counts 15 active members and 8 of them will show their artworks in Hycroft Gallery this March

Vancouver | Hycroft Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

The Velveteen Rabbit

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

Spring Break by Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

We're throwing open the gates for 11 fun days

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel | 11:00 am to 4:30 pm | Kids | Free

Axis Theatre Company Presents - Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch

Axis Theatre Company’s award-winning original puppet play for young audiences is making a long-awaited return to Vancouver, with a spectacular new set by designer Shizuka Kai and even more live music to tap your toes to

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Performing Arts

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Life Drawing Sessions

Join us in the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall for noon hour life drawing sessions every weekday beginning Wednesday March 8 through Friday March 24.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Axis Theatre's Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

Axis Theatre Company’s award-winning original puppet play for young audiences is making a long-awaited return to Vancouver, with a spectacular new set by designer Shizuka Kai and even more live music to tap your toes to

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show

Western Canada’s largest Gem show is featuring 100+ of the best gem, mineral and jewellery vendors from across Canada...

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance Classes - Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi

Kokoro Dance classes build strength, flexibility, and stamina, as well as developing technical and performance skills. The difference between the two types of classes reflects the different approaches to the same end taken by Barbara and Jay

Vancouver | KW Studios | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

The Velveteen Rabbit by Kevin Del Aguilar

With a dash of magic, three actors transform their playspace into a children’s nursery with a rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical toys, a kind-hearted fairy and a toy rabbit who is transformed by one little boy’s love.

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

The Young Karl Marx

Fresh off the success of his James Baldwin documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, Haitian-born director Raoul Peck tackles the early days of the friendship between Karl Marx (August Diehl) and Friedrich Engels (Stefan Konarske) as they struggle to establish th

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 3:45 pm to 5:40 pm | Film

Vancouver Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

The Vancouver Fashion Week Industry Originator Awards recognize veterans of the Vancouver fashion industry who have contributed to the advancement of the local market

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: pataSola dance

Highly influenced by the Marvelous Reality of Latin America and Butoh, pataSola dance’s work explores the intersections between the material and spiritual worlds and their significance within contemporary dance

Vancouver | KW Production Studio | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Dance

In the Intense Now

The earth-shaking events of May 1968 may not have brought about the Communist revolution student protesters imagined, but the convictions of that tumultuous time in Paris reverberated through Eastern Europe and the Americas, and shaped much progressive th

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Film

JUNOfest '18 - Ria Mae, Brdgs, Nuela Charles, Old.Soul.Rebel

JUNOfest '18 Presented by CBC Music: Ria Mae, BRDGS, Nuela Charles, Old.Soul.Rebel

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Taste of Cinque Terre

Join us in this exploration of the foodie highlights of the Cinque Terre, one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film

The ACT Arts Centre and The Ridge Film Studios, with the support of the City of Maple Ridge, are thrilled to present the second edition of the Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 6:30 pm to 0:00 am | Film

JUNOfest '18 - Weaves, Jo Passed, Land Of Talk, Iskwé

JUNOfest '18 Presented by CBC Music - Exclaim! Presents Weaves, jo passed, Land of Talk, Iskwé

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

JUNOfest '18 - Jesse Roper, Matt Blais & Derrival

UNOfest '18 Presented by CBC Music: Jesse Roper, Matt Blais, Derrival. Presented by 102.7 THE PEAK

Vancouver | The Roxy Cabaret | 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

JUNOfest '18 - Autogramm, Louise Burns, Youngblood + more

JUNOfest '18 Presented by CBC Music:Autogramm, Louise Burns Music, Youngblood, Caveboy

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: The Biting School

Drawing from histories, myths, and philosophical inquiries, The Biting School explores social dynamics, historical roots, and political issues on a physical and visceral level

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Dance

JUNOfest '18 - Outlaws & Gunslingers ft. Jim Cuddy + more

Outlaws and Gunslingers Presented by CBC Music: Featuring: Jim Cuddy, Whitehorse*, Barney Bentall, Ford Pier (MD), Harrow Fair, Terra Lightfoot*, NQ Arbuckle, Ensign Broderick, Sam Polley and much more

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

A Telemann Celebration - Ensemble La Rêveuse

A major figure of 18th century musical Europe, Telemann enjoyed in his time more fame and renown than even the great J.S. Bach

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

2018 Sonic Boom Festival Mixed Ensembles Concert No. 2

The 2018 Sonic Boom Festival continues with a second night of mixed ensembles featuring a wide variety of music written for one to four players performing on a wide range of different instruments from a double neck electric guitar to bass clarinet and per

Vancouver | Pyatt Hall | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Lion in the Streets by Douglas Arts and Douglas College Theatre Department

The Departments of Theatre and Stagecraft & Event Technology at Douglas College are proud to present: "Lion in the Streets" By Judith Thompson Directed by Claire Fogal

New Westminster | Douglas College | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Brett Kissel - We Were That Song Tour 2018

Brett Kissel - the CCMA Awards' reigning Male Artist of the Year - has announced a three-month Canadian tour beginning in January

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Shen Yun: 5000 Years of Civilization Reborn

Shen Yun’s unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, deeply moving journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures-the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

OMD - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are an English electronic music band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Jim Byrnes with Mainstreet Muze

Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents JIM BYRNES with Special Guest MAINSTREET MUZE on Friday, March 23 at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

UBC Theatre - The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a timeless parable of morality, a scorching indictment of intolerance, and a central work in the canon of American drama

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

JUNO Cup 2018 Presented by CBC Sports

A celebrity fundraising hockey game and unforgettable community celebration in support of MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with CARAS

Burnaby | Bill Copeland Sports Centre | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Sports

From Cuba With Love - Jafelin & Brisas del Palmar Cuban Band

Come out for a fun evening with your friends. Lively Latin Jazz and Cuban music to your hearts delight. Beautiful voices and harmonies. You'll love it!

Delta | Genesis Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Music on the Point: Röntgen Trio

Music on the Point Concerts with Personality Röntgen Trio: Antoine van Dongen violin; Eric Gaenslen cello; Mark Anderson piano

Vancouver | Roy Barnett Recital Hall | 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

Studio 58 presents FourPlay

This year marks the 12th mounting of this popular festival of one-­act plays, featuring four new scripts by current students and graduates, once again under the tutelage of award-­winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Science Slam YVR

Newsflash! We're back for an 'it's just past St. Patrick's Day but we'll just pretend it's St. Patrick's Day' edition of Science Slam!

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Workshop

The Arrogant Worms in Vancouver

Two nights at the Rogue Folk Club! The Arrogant Worms began in 1991 as a comedy troupe performing songs and sketches on Queen’s University campus radio

Vancouver | St. James Community Square | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

JUNOfest '18 - Still Creek Crows, Rollin Trainwreck + more

JUNOfest '18 Presented by CBC Music: Still Creek Crows, Rollin' Trainwreck, The Jerry Cans / Pai Gaalaqautikkut & Autorickshaw

Vancouver | Railway Stage & Beer Café | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Assembly in a nutshell

A Cabaret of Deluxe Nuts from Vancouver's only all-women clown collective

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Theatre

Butcher

In Nicolas Billon’s Butcher, an old man in a strange uniform is dropped off at a police station at 3 a.m. on Christmas Eve. He refuses to speak English, and has a meat hook dangling from his neck...

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

Forget About Tomorrow

A new play about moving forward.. When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future?

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

Little Miss Glitz

Little Miss Glitz hits the stage this March with a shocking, heartwarming and uncompromisingly-funny take on the world of child beauty pageants

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

Sequence

Is our luck programmed in our genes? Is there an innate right-ness to biological outcomes that's rooted in our fundamental DNA? Sequence is a science thriller that explores the intersection of math, nature, and spirituality

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Anne of Green Gables

The iconic Canadian story has been adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book. Anne Shirley is a fiercely imaginative little girl who touches the lives of everyone she meets.

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:10 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

I Lost My Husband By Catherine Léger

World Premiere. She lost her husband in a bar bet … she’s not sure she wants him back. A hilarious romantic comedy.

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

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival: Lola Lince’s Experimental Dance Company

Light and shadow, night and day, northern and southern hemispheres, wakefulness and sleep...

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Vancouver's Ten Minute Play Festival: Pull Fest VII

SpeakEasy Theatre presents the Seventh Annual Pull Festival! The Pull Festival is an annual play Festival featuring a repertoire of seven ten-minute plays

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | 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