Metro Vancouver events calendar - May 2018. Best festivals, fun things to do, Victoria Day shows & events, discount tickets in Vancouver, BC.

May 1, 2018

Tue

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

May Day 2018: Stand Up, Fight Back!

Join the Vancouver and District Labour Council and affiliated unions in marking International Workers Day with a march and rally in Vancouver

Vancouver | Jack Poole Plaza | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Devushka v podarok. Девушка в подарок. Комедийный детектив

Hеожиданный подарок-сюрприз, сделанный неизвестным "клиентом", переворачивает всю его жизнь… заставляет заново ее переосмыслить… заглянуть в прошлое, чтобы иметь право на будущее…

New Westminster | Douglas College | 3:11 pm to 9:40 pm | Comedy

Book Launch Party - On the Line

Join us as we launch our landmark book: On the Line: A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement by Rod Mickleburgh

Burnaby | Hilton Vancouver Metrotown | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Party

Is There A Comic In The House? by McMath Drama Production

McMath Drama Department presents their spring play, Is There A Comic In The House?

Richmond | McMath Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

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 | Performing Arts | Free

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

50 years ago, singer-songwriter Stephen Still met singer-songwriter Judy Collins, known for her piercing ocean blue eyes

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

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Jonathan Darlington Tribute

An Evening of music with the Maestro at the piano and leading a chamber ensemble alongside singers from the cast of Eugene Onegin as well as members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra

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

Me and You By Melody Anderson

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

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

Misery By William Goldman

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

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

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

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

explorASIAN 2018: Illumination of Vancouver City Hall

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month of May and the launch of the explorASIAN festival 2018, Vancouver City Hall will be illuminated in red!

Vancouver | Vancouver City Hall | 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Family

Tuesdays at Celebrities

All year round, Tuesdays at Celebrities are packed with party animals

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

May 2, 2018

Wed

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Mother's Day Brunch

Bring your family and friends and join us for Mother's Day Brunch!

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

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

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

The Release Party

Some Assembly Theatre Company is proud to produce and present the world premiere of The Release Party, a new and original play created by youth working in collaboration with professional artists

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre | Free

Me and You

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

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

Misery

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

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

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm | Opera

Opera Speaks: Creating opportunities for women in opera

This panel of industry experts will lead a conversation about what needs to change to raise the profile of female artists

Vancouver | The Post at 750 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Is There A Comic In The House? by McMath Drama Production

McMath Drama Department presents their spring play, Is There A Comic In The House?

Richmond | McMath Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Opera Speaks: What role do the arts play in addressing homelessness

Billy Guinness and Rhoda Rosen (Red Line Services, Chicago IL) are the keynote speakers in this community forum about the impact of the arts on those experiencing homelessness

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Vancouver Baha’i Community presents: 2018 Convention Video

You’re invited to a special screening of a new film, which captures insights and experiences of 25 unique communities from around the world

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Film | Free

Young Artists Programming

An evening of musical riches featuring outstanding young opera singers performing a wide range of their favourite Russian songs, accompanied by the music staff of Vancouver Opera

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

A Russian Songfest

An evening of musical riches featuring alumni of Vancouver Opera Training Programs performing a wide range of their favourite Russian songs accompanied by the music staff of Vancouver Opera

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

Me and You By Melody Anderson

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

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

Misery By William Goldman

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

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

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Khalid: The Roxy Tour

Khalid Amhearst Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Money Shot a wicked comedy by Neil LaBute

Starring Lara Amelie Abadir, Michael Patrcik Denis, Kate Issac and introducing Vivian Tang. Directed by David C Jones. Karen and Steve are glamorous movie stars with one thing in common: desperation

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Golaya pravda. Голая Правда. Феерическая комедия

Спектакль "Голая правда" - феерическое интерактивное представление двух любимых и популярных актеров

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Comedy

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

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

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Specials - Arrival from Sweden: Plays the Music of ABBA

ABBA is back! International sensation Arrival from Sweden is the world’s top ABBA tribute band, playing to sold-out houses everywhere they go

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

O'wet/Lost lagoon

Quelemia takes us on dreamlike canoe odyssey, guided by her Great grandmother. The play delves deep into the generational effects of colonialism, memory and the reclaimation of land and self. It encompases a family's determination to reclaim lost parts of

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

Cub Sport - Bats Tour 2018

Cub Sport are an independent pop group from Brisbane, Australia

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

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

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

May 3, 2018

Thu

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents: The Release Party

Some Assembly Theatre Company is proud to produce and present the world premiere of The Release Party, a new and original play created by youth working in collaboration with professional artists

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 12:30 am | Theatre | 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

The Release Party

Some Assembly Theatre Company is proud to produce and present the world premiere of The Release Party, a new and original play created by youth working in collaboration with professional artists

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre | Free

CBC Studio 700 Composer Series. Tchaikovsy & the Great Russian Composers

Performer's Choice: A sampling of some of the greatest songs by Tchaikovsky and his contemporaries including Rimsky Korsakov and Mussorgksy, featuring singers from the cast of the Overcoat

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

BMO Vancouver Marathon Expo

Discover the latest innovations in health and fitness at Vancouver’s largest premium sports and fitness expo. The Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo is FREE and open to everyone aspiring to lead healthy, active lifestyles

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

waaw! Talks by Cicely Blain Consulting

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

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

Scarlet Sails Performance

The Russian White Nights Festival celebrates the time of year around the summer solstice in areas of high latitude when darkness is never complete. The festival highlight is the arrival of a Scarlet Sails schooner

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza | 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm | Family | Free

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella by Magee Mainstage Production

This year’s Magee Mainstage production is the musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Vancouver | Magee Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Musical

Is There A Comic In The House? by McMath Drama Production

McMath Drama Department presents their spring play, Is There A Comic In The House?

Richmond | McMath Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

EMMA Talks: Feminist Muslim Voices

Please join us for the 9th EMMA Talks! Featuring, Dr. Amina Wadud, and a dialogue installation with Maisaloon Al-Ashkar, Hannah Ali, and Sarah Munawar. Curated by Tahia Ahmed

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

Big Sean: Unfriendly Reminder Tour 2018

The “Unfriendly Reminder Tour” will be a celebration of Big Sean’s decade long career signed to G.O.O.D. Music and pay tribute to his fans.

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Choirs from Little Flower Academy: Rise Up

Under the direction of conductor and music educator Ms. Marizza Mislang, the Little Flower Academy choral music program has been recognized both nationally and internationally for their musical excellence, sensitivity and musical artistry

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Yung Gravy

American rapper Yung Gravy plays Fortune Sound Club for an all ages show with support from Bbno$

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin is Russian Lyric Opera at its finest - based on the plot of Pushkin’s verse novel, Eugene Onegin features an emotional tale packed with breathtaking music, choreography, and a duel that will render the audience speechless.

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

Stephanie Nilles

The Chicago-born and New Orleans-based jazz/punk/barrelhouse pianist performs original songs and covers of classic jazz tunes in an eccentric and captivating style that turns heads

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

Me and You By Melody Anderson

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

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

Misery By William Goldman

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

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

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

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

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

The Money Shot a wicked comedy by Neil LaBute

Starring Lara Amelie Abadir, Michael Patrcik Denis, Kate Issac and introducing Vivian Tang. Directed by David C Jones. Karen and Steve are glamorous movie stars with one thing in common: desperation

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Rosie & the Riveters at Wise Hall

Rosie & the Riveters are bringing their brand new show to Wise Hall! This is your chance to see & hear the reinvention of the band as they release their second studio album, Ms. Behave

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

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

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

O'wet/Lost lagoon

Quelemia takes us on dreamlike canoe odyssey, guided by her Great grandmother. The play delves deep into the generational effects of colonialism, memory and the reclaimation of land and self. It encompases a family's determination to reclaim lost parts of

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

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

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

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

Vancity Street: Ascension - Underground Runway

Vancity’s premiere platform for local street culture presents Vancity Street: Ascension. A journey on Runway spreading light & awareness through Underground street culture

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Jyrate! Afrobeats Party with OGA Rossco + Freeky P

Time To Jyrate! As Vancouver's Newest Strictly Afrobeats Night Returns at Celebrities Underground With DJs Oga Rossco + Freeky P

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:59 pm to 2:30 am | Dance

May 4, 2018

Fri

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

BMO Vancouver Marathon Expo

Discover the latest innovations in health and fitness at Vancouver’s largest premium sports and fitness expo. The Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo is FREE and open to everyone aspiring to lead healthy, active lifestyles

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Sasy Live in Vancouver

Sasy is an Iranian Pop Singer-songwriter born in Ahvaz, Iran. He is currently signed under RJ Label and has produced hits such as Saaghiya, Salam and Noosh

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Music

CBC Studio 700 Composer Series. A Study in Contrasts: The Music of Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich

Featuring the Shostakovich Piano Trio no. 2 (28 mins) and Rachmaninoff Romances Op 38 (18) for soprano and piano

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella by Magee Mainstage Production

This year’s Magee Mainstage production is the musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Vancouver | Magee Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Musical

Is There A Comic In The House? by McMath Drama Production

McMath Drama Department presents their spring play, Is There A Comic In The House?

Richmond | McMath Secondary School | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Franco La Cecla - Against Architecture

Anarchist author of Against Architecture and the forthcoming Against Urbanism. Born in Palermo in 1950, Franco La Cecla is a renowned anthropologist and architect.

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

Vancouver Crossroads Conference: Evening Panel

Vancouver is facing crises on multiple fronts - sky-high rents, the overdose crisis, homelessness, social isolation, rising sea levels - and the community is fragmented on solutions

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Lecture

Kid Koala’s Vinyl Vaudeville: Floor Kids Edition

MRG Concerts Presents Kid Koala The Vinyl Vaudeville Show: Floor Kids Edition with guests

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

Join our Youngstars and Shining Stars in this Double Feature of Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Music for a Night in May

Consists of three distinct but thematically related compositions. Each is inspired by ideas of origin: of the earth, the sea, the forest, the night sky, the creatures we’ve evolved from and through

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

The Championship Tour

The Championship Tour complete with the label’s all-star roster including Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker and more

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

The Release Party

Some Assembly Theatre Company is proud to produce and present the world premiere of The Release Party, a new and original play created by youth working in collaboration with professional artists

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre | Free

Requiem for a Lost Girl: a chamber musical about homelessness

Exploring themes of homelessness, poverty, mental illness, addiction and the plight of missing and murdered women - this strikingly original chamber work unfolds as a memorial service for a young woman lost to the street

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

Tapestry International Celebration of Women’s Choirs

To round out the season, Elektra is thrilled to welcome choirs from Iceland (Kvennakór Garðabæjar), Japan (Frisches Ei), and Los Angeles (VOX Femina) to its triennial Tapestry International Celebration of Women’s Choirs

Vancouver | St. John's Shaughnessy Anglican Church | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music | Free

Stephanie Nilles

The Chicago-born and New Orleans-based jazz/punk/barrelhouse pianist performs original songs and covers of classic jazz tunes in an eccentric and captivating style that turns heads

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

Yuja Wang - piano

Musical America’s 2016 Musician of the Year, Yuja Wang’s prodigious talent has taken her around the globe and then some

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

O'wet/Lost lagoon

Quelemia takes us on dreamlike canoe odyssey, guided by her Great grandmother. The play delves deep into the generational effects of colonialism, memory and the reclaimation of land and self. It encompases a family's determination to reclaim lost parts of

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

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Frenship - Good Morning, Goodbye Tour With guest Yoke Lore

Frenship is an American electropop duo, consisting of James Sunderland and Brett Hite

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

Tom Cochrane & Red Rider

Red Rider, later known as Tom Cochrane & Red Rider, is a Canadian rock band popular in the 1980s

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Nana Mouskouri Forever Young Tour

Greek singer Nana Mouskouri, one of the best-selling artists of all time, comes to River Rock Show Theatre for her Forever Young Tour

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

The Money Shot a wicked comedy by Neil LaBute

Starring Lara Amelie Abadir, Michael Patrcik Denis, Kate Issac and introducing Vivian Tang. Directed by David C Jones. Karen and Steve are glamorous movie stars with one thing in common: desperation

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Rainbow Kitten Surprise - The Friend, Love, Freefall Tour

American rock band, on tour to support their latest release “How to: Friend, Love, Freefall”

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

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

Me and You By Melody Anderson

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

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

Misery By William Goldman

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

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

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Vancouver Bach Choir meets Orchid Ensemble

The Bach Choir joins the Orchid Ensemble for an intensive residency culminating in a performance at the beautiful St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church. The evening will also feature the world premiere of a commissioned work by Vancouver composer Rodney Sharm

Vancouver | St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Joyryde at Celebrities

Electronic hard-hitter Joyryde brings his unique blend of bass-house, trap and old school UK garage to Celebrities Nightclub for Stereotype Fridays with support from sara sukkha + Fishy!

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

Slushii: There x2 Tour at Commodore Ballroom

Julian Scanlan, known professionally as Slushii, is an American musician, Disc Jockey, vocalist and record producer based in Los Angeles

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

May 5, 2018

Sat

Sullivan Hall Vintage Toy Show

There will be a good assortment of toys for you to check out from Tin Windups, Robots, Space Toys, Battery Operated, Pressed Steel, Cast Iron and more

Surrey | Sullivan Hall Surrey | 8:30 am to 2:00 pm | Kids

National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference

Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle would like to invite you to join us in sharing best practices, and to join other leaders who see the value in promoting physical activity & wellness in our Indigenous communities

Vancouver | The University of British Columbia | 8:30 am to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Got Craft? 2018 Spring Edition

Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair returns to East Vancouver with 80 handmade makers and small businesses including plenty of new vendors to the show

Vancouver | Maritime Labour Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

Spring Fest West

Celebrate spring with the western community - everyone welcome!

West Vancouver | Gleneagles Community Centre | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Festival

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf

Leslie Dala conducts this performance which introduces young listeners to the instruments and sections of the orchestra. Narrated by Shannon Chan-Kent from My Little Pony and The Arts Club’s Beauty and the Beast

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 10:00 am to 12:20 am | Kids

BMO Vancouver Marathon Expo

Discover the latest innovations in health and fitness at Vancouver’s largest premium sports and fitness expo. The Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo is FREE and open to everyone aspiring to lead healthy, active lifestyles

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

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

Vancouver Academy of Music Spring Carnival & Open House

VAM’s Spring Carnival & Open House is the perfect opportunity for both prospective and existing students to celebrate the VAM community

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Music | Free

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

CityFest 2018: A North Shore Festival by Youth for Youth

The youth of the North Shore present CityFEST, the largest Youth Week event in the Lower Mainland

North Vancouver | Lonsdale Ave and Highway 1 | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Festival

Spring Bazaar | スプリングバザー

Find quality Japanese goods, pick up spring plants for the garden, and enjoy delicious Japanese food at the NNMCC Auxiliary Spring Bazaar!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Market | Free

Comic Land Free Comic Book Day 2018

Free Comic Book Day 2018 is coming up again! So tell everyone you know and come down to Comic Land to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

Vancouver | Comic Land Comics and Toys | 11:00 am to 8:00 pm | Books | Free

26th Annual Fingerling Festival: Envirofest

We are celebrating our 26th annual envronmental festival; the largest free event of its kind in the Lower Mainland.

Port Moody | Noons Creek Hatchery | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Nature / Animals | 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

Stanley Park Bike Ride

Stanley Park Bike Family Ride

Vancouver | Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tours | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Active Life / Health

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm | Opera

explorASIAN 2018: Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon?

One of the best of classic Filipino Cinema, Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon? This is How We Were Before, How Are You Doing Now?, is a Filipino romantic musical drama film set in the year of Spanish colonization in the Philippines with English Subtitle

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Lecture | Free

The Money Shot by Neil LaBute

Starring Lara Amelie Abadir, Michael Patrcik Denis, Kate Issac and introducing Vivian Tang. Directed by David C Jones. Karen and Steve are glamorous movie stars with one thing in common: desperation

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Comedy

Me and You

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

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

Misery

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

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

Lindbjerg Academy Presents: Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

Join our Youngstars and Shining Stars in this Double Feature of Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

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

Métis Mutt. Written and performed by Sheldon Elter

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

CBC Studio 700 Composer Series. Bergmann Piano Duo

Featuring the electrifying duo pianists Marcel and Elizabeth Bergmann performing Rachmaninoff's "Symphonic Dances" and Marcel Bergmann's "Echoes of Tchaikovsky" inspired by the operas of Tchaikovsky, including Eugene Onegin

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Music

An Archaeological Tour of the Habitat Forum 1976 site at Jericho

This tour unearths the history of Habitat Forum, a major public event at Jericho Beach which was part of the UN Habitat Conference on Human Settlements held for two weeks in Vancouver in 1976

Vancouver | Jericho Sailing Centre | 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm | History

Trivia Fundraiser Night!

Come join us at The Granville Room for another fun night of trivia as we raise funds to attend the 2018 UANA Pan American Championships in Orlando this July!

Vancouver | The Granville Room | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Scarlet Sails Performance

The Russian White Nights Festival celebrates the time of year around the summer solstice in areas of high latitude when darkness is never complete. The festival highlight is the arrival of a Scarlet Sails schooner

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza | 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm | Family | Free

Billy Dixon and his Soul Train Express and The Sisters of Soul

Back at the Fairview by popular demand Billy Dixon and his Soul Train Express plus The Sisters of Soul

Vancouver | Fairview Pub | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Babbu Maan Vancouver Live 2018

Babbu Maan live in concert. Tejinder Singh Maan commonly known as Babbu Maan is a Punjabi singer-songwriter, actor and film producer working and living in Mohali

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Big Bang Jazz Band's 20th Birthday Party at Hot Club Swing!

This May, we are over-the-moon-excited to invite you to the 20th Birthday Party of none other than the Big Bang Jazz Band!

Vancouver | Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Dance

Bad Moon Riders return to Blue Frog Studios

Bad Moon Riders’ are a salute to one of the most successful rock bands of the late 1960s and 1970s, Creedence Clearwater Revival

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

Join our Youngstars and Shining Stars in this Double Feature of Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Sound Eclectic: Beautiful

Sound Eclectic, the award-winning Vancouver vocal ensemble, presents its sixth annual gala concert: Beautiful

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin is Russian Lyric Opera at its finest - based on the plot of Pushkin’s verse novel, Eugene Onegin features an emotional tale packed with breathtaking music, choreography, and a duel that will render the audience speechless.

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

The Release Party

Some Assembly Theatre Company is proud to produce and present the world premiere of The Release Party, a new and original play created by youth working in collaboration with professional artists

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre | Free

Elektra Women's Choir presents Tapestry International 2018 Celebration Concert

Every three years, Elektra Women’s Choir invites three choirs to Vancouver for four days to collaborate, inspire each other, and share their music

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

Shania Twain: NOW Tour at Rogers Arena

Shania Twain, OC is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time

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

O'wet/Lost lagoon

Quelemia takes us on dreamlike canoe odyssey, guided by her Great grandmother. The play delves deep into the generational effects of colonialism, memory and the reclaimation of land and self. It encompases a family's determination to reclaim lost parts of

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

stage43 Presents: The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced and heartwarming story of friendship... over the course of eighteen holes

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Theatre

Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig

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

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

The Money Shot a wicked comedy by Neil LaBute

Starring Lara Amelie Abadir, Michael Patrcik Denis, Kate Issac and introducing Vivian Tang. Directed by David C Jones. Karen and Steve are glamorous movie stars with one thing in common: desperation

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Lighta!

Sound Full Crew Spring Edition

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

The History of the World Based on Banalities

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world

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

Me and You By Melody Anderson

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

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

Misery By William Goldman

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

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

Métis Mutt

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Metis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

許志安溫哥華慈善個唱 Andy Hui Benefit Concert in Vancouver

Renown artist Andy Hui will be coming to Vancouver on Saturday, May 5, 2018 to the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Masterworks Diamond - A Spanish Rhapsody

Maestro Jun Märkl conducts a concert of brilliant, full-blooded Spanish classics by French composer Maurice Ravel and Spanish composer Manuel de Falla

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

George Ezra with special guest Noah Kahan

George Ezra Barnett is an English singer, songwriter, and musician

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Radio Javan Concert Sasy Live in Vancouver

Sasy is an Iranian Pop Singer-songwriter born in Ahvaz, Iran. He is currently signed under RJ Label and has produced hits such as Saaghiya, Salam and Noosh

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Opiuo at Celebrities

Electronic music producer Opiuo brings his tight irresistible grooves & chunk fueled bouncy beats to Celebrities Nightclub

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

May 6, 2018

Sun

National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference

Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle would like to invite you to join us in sharing best practices, and to join other leaders who see the value in promoting physical activity & wellness in our Indigenous communities

Vancouver | The University of British Columbia | 8:30 am to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Got Craft? 2018 Spring Edition

Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair returns to East Vancouver with 80 handmade makers and small businesses including plenty of new vendors to the show

Vancouver | Maritime Labour Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Takashi Murakami. The Octopus Eats its Own Leg - exhibition

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings to be shown in Canada. Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of intern

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

26th Annual GVMC Ride For The Kids (aka Gord Heppler Memorial Run)

"Enjoy a Great Ride and Help Kids With Burn Injuries!". Join us for a fun day of riding, meeting new and interesting people, eating good food, silent auction, draws,and most importantly supporting a very needy

Surrey | Greater Vancouver Motorcycle Club | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Kids

21st Century Flea Market

One of the major reasons flea markets are so popular today is because they're the ultimate in earth-friendly shopping…not to mention a bargain hunter's nirvana!

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Market

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

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

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 2:00 pm to 4:10 pm | Opera

Requiem for a Lost Girl: a chamber musical about homelessness

Exploring themes of homelessness, poverty, mental illness, addiction and the plight of missing and murdered women - this strikingly original chamber work unfolds as a memorial service for a young woman lost to the street

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

BC Cider Festival 2018

Be part of the 2nd annual BC Cider Festival! This tasting event will feature 20+ cideries from BC, the Pacific Northwest, and abroad

North Vancouver | The Pipe Shop | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Food / Wine

The Money Shot by Neil LaBute

Starring Lara Amelie Abadir, Michael Patrcik Denis, Kate Issac and introducing Vivian Tang. Directed by David C Jones. Karen and Steve are glamorous movie stars with one thing in common: desperation

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Comedy

Me and You

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

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

VAM Symphony Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals by Vancouver Academy of Music

From the graceful reverie of a faun to the lumbering waltz of an elephant, the French flair for musical imagery pervades Debussy’s dream-like Prélude à l’après–midi d’un faune and Saint-Saëns’ cavalcade of comical creatures, The Carnival of the Animals

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

Lindbjerg Academy Presents: Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

Join our Youngstars and Shining Stars in this Double Feature of Madagascar Jr. and Honk Jr.

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

Russian White Nights: Opera Arias from 18th Century St. Petersburg - Karina Gauvin

Join one of the world’s reigning sopranos in Baroque and classical repertoire, Karina Gauvin, for a programme of virtuosic opera arias from 18th century St. Petersburg

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

explorASIAN 2018: May Melfil Chai House

The Ismaili Council for BC and Dreamzz Radio are pleased to host the May Mehfil Chai House at the Ismaili Centre Social Hall on the second floor as part of the Asian Heritage Month explorAsian festival

Burnaby | Ismaili Centre Burnaby | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

6th Annual Darren's Fabulous Fundraiser for for Cystic Fibrosis

Darren's Fabulous Fundraiser will be held on Sunday May 6th

Vancouver | The Bottleneck | 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Hong Kong Exile AGM 2018

If you're available and interested to hear about what we've been up to and where we're going - we would love to have you join. Please spread the word to friends who might want to attend!

Vancouver | Gold Saucer Studio | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Love Speaks# 31 برنامه سی و یکم سخن عشق

ساعتی خوش با دوستداران ادبیات و هنر پارسی برنامه ها شامل پذیرایی - دکلمه اشعار معاصر و کلاسیک - اجرای زنده موسیقی - نمایش رقص - طنز . بهای بلیت 20 دلار قابل تهیه از منابع زیر:

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Chor Leoni Idol

This raucously entertaining fundraiser puts karaoke supremacy on the line as our most entertaining lions work to outdo each other and win your support

Vancouver | The Blackbird Public House | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Shania Twain: NOW Tour at Rogers Arena

Shania Twain, OC is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time

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

Iranian Comedy: Vespiary

The story of two petty thieves who receive a box which brings them a great adventure, full of troubles!

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Film

Peace Is The Better Way: Songs Of Resistance

Join the Vancouver Peace Choir, directed by Juno-nominated Timothy Corlis, to celebrate the diversity of music dedicated to environmentalism and social justice

Vancouver | St. James Community Square | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

One Nut Only - Richard Lett

Headline Comedian, Champion Slam Poet, Award winning Actor and Hit Solo Show performer Richard Lett debuts his newest show “One Nut Only”

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

Prljavo Kazalište Live in Vancouver

Prljavo Kazalište Return To Usa & Canada After A Long Absence To Celebrate 40 Years Of Domination In Rock Music!

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

May 7, 2018

Mon

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Masterworks Diamond - A Spanish Rhapsody

Maestro Jun Märkl conducts a concert of brilliant, full-blooded Spanish classics by French composer Maurice Ravel and Spanish composer Manuel de Falla

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

Saba

Chicago-based hip-hop artist and producer Saba performs at Fortune Sound Club

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

May 8, 2018

Tue

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

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

Spin In with the Whonnock Weavers

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

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

Pedro The Lion at The Biltmore Cabaret

After 12 years as a solo artist, David Bazan has decided to revive the Pedro the Lion name. 2018 will be spent touring with a full band, billed only as Pedro the Lion, celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first full length “It’s Hard to Find a Friend

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

The Chemical Valley Project

Ignite! Youth-Driven Arts Festival presents a one night only showing of Toronto-based Broadleaf Theatre’s The Chemical Valley Project, a special presentation as part of this year’s festival presented in partnership with Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

X Ambassadors - The Joyful Tour 2018 With guests Jacob Banks & Shaed

X Ambassadors is an American rock band from Ithaca, New York. Its members currently include lead vocalist Sam Harris, keyboardist Casey Harris, and drummer Adam Levin

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

Theatre series: Almost, Maine

One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. Love is lost, found, and con

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

Presented by Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre: Bears

A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre from Edmonton present Bears

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Lissie with guest Van William

Elisabeth Corrin Maurus, known as Lissie, is an American singer-songwriter. She released her debut EP, "Why You Runnin'", in November 2009

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

Alley Theatre: O’wet/Lost Lagoon

An autobiographical performance that takes us from the international modeling circuit to a spiritual canoe journey

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Peter Hook & The Light

Peter Hook & The Light returns to Venue, performing Substance: Joy Division & New Order

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ezra Furman With Guests

American musician and songwriter, on tour to support his latest release "Transangelic Exodus"

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

Stage Time - Open Improv Jam!

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

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

May 9, 2018

Wed

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Together Towards Tomorrow - Shaping the Future

The 3E Organization, in partnership with its community collaborators and partners wishes to encourage, engage and involve youth in being pro-active

Surrey | Surrey City Centre Library | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Speaking of Art & History with the Maple Ridge Historical Society

Learn from our shared past! Join us for this Speaker Series featuring local historians, authors and artists

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

North Shore International Spring Film Series

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

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

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

Vancouver Writers Fest. Incite: New Fiction to Fall For. Kerri Sakamoto, Kim Thúy, Leni Zumas

It’s a night of sneak peeks at some of this season’s most buzzed about fiction

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

Massimo Ranieri

Massimo Ranieri, is an Italian pop singer, film and stage actor

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Theatre series: Almost, Maine

One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. Love is lost, found, and con

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

Presented by Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre: Bears

A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre from Edmonton present Bears

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Preoccupations With Guests

Canadian post-punk band, on tour to support their latest release "New Material"

Vancouver | The Cobalt | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Alley Theatre: O’wet/Lost Lagoon

An autobiographical performance that takes us from the international modeling circuit to a spiritual canoe journey

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

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

May 10, 2018

Thu

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Arts BC's 2018 Conference: Engagement in the #NewArtsEra

Join us at the beautiful Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre where you’ll experience three days packed with learning and networking opportunities with arts and culture leaders from all over BC!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Arts BC's 2018 Conference: Engagement in a #NewArtsEra

What does engagement look like in a new arts era? In an effort to attract and retain audiences and maintain relevancy to their communities, organizations and artists are experimenting with a wide range of innovative engagement programs...

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities is a show where the world is turned inside out and challenges all inside to create new paths, and solve problems through circus collaboration to escape

Vancouver | PNE Garden Auditorium | 12:30 am to 2:30 pm | Show

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places

Heritage sites very often are much more intricate places than we may realize. In order for them to be appreciated, educational, positively experienced, and inspirational we need to effectively plan for and manage the multiple ways

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

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

Theatre series: Almost, Maine

One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. Love is lost, found, and con

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

Presented by Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre: Bears

A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre from Edmonton present Bears

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ballet BC Presents: Program 3

The season closes with the return of Ballet BC’s Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s hauntingly beautiful BEGINNING AFTER

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

Alley Theatre: O’wet/Lost Lagoon

An autobiographical performance that takes us from the international modeling circuit to a spiritual canoe journey

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Eagles: 2018 North American Tour

Tour will showcase the same lineup featuring Vince Gill and Glenn Frey's son, Deaconas this fall's "An Evening with the Eagles" shows

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

TODDCast Podcast Cheap Thrills 11

John Welsh & Los Valientes play acoustically May 10th at The Roxy Cabaret DT Vancouver. TODDCastPodcast Todd Hancock hosts from stage with a Q&A throughout. Audience questions and participation!

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Mixed Improv Arts

Two Improv Directors go head-to-head as they put a team of improvisers through a set of grueling & hilarious improv formats

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:15 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

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

May 11, 2018

Fri

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Arts BC's 2018 Conference: Engagement in the #NewArtsEra

Join us at the beautiful Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre where you’ll experience three days packed with learning and networking opportunities with arts and culture leaders from all over BC!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Arts BC's 2018 Conference: Engagement in a #NewArtsEra

What does engagement look like in a new arts era? In an effort to attract and retain audiences and maintain relevancy to their communities, organizations and artists are experimenting with a wide range of innovative engagement programs...

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities is a show where the world is turned inside out and challenges all inside to create new paths, and solve problems through circus collaboration to escape

Vancouver | PNE Garden Auditorium | 12:30 am to 2:30 pm | Show

16th Annual Shakti Awards Gala

Join us in honouring inspirational and influential women in the community who embody 'Shakti'.

Surrey | Bollywood Banquet Halls & Convention Centre | 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

3rd Annual Sahaara Wellness Society Mental Health Fundraiser

Mental Health Fundraiser 2018 presented by Sahaara Wellness Society

Surrey | Crown Palace Banquet Hall | 6:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Blues Brothers Tribute

The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band which was founded in 1978

Maple Ridge | The Haney Public House | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

pARTy@PdA: Blooms & Bubbly

In a social and relaxed environment, create your own beautiful table-top floral art from fresh flowers and learn about floral arranging from award-winning floral designer Louisa Lam.

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

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

CSMA: Darkness into Light

features Coastal Sound Youth Choir

Burnaby | New Westminster Christian Reformed Church | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

IGNITE! One Act Plays

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival presents an evening of one act plays by young playwrights, ages 13-26. These plays won a contest hosted by The Cultch Youth Program

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Art World Expo 2018

8th Annual Event Featuring Over 100 Artists! Join Us And Celebrate One Of Bc's Top Art Events At The Iconic Science World British Columbia!

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 7:30 pm to 0:30 am | Festival

MGMT

MGMT is an American rock band formed in 2002 at Wesleyan University. It currently consists of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Music

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

George Thorogood And The Destroyers are throwing a Rock Party for 2018, and you’re invited

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

WCSO: Smetana's Ma Vlast with Yariv Aloni

Welcome to our May concert! Leading this concert will be our beloved guest conductor Yariv Aloni from Victoria, BC, who will direct Smetana’s Ma Vlast - a set of six symphonic poems composed between 1874 and 1879, depicting parts of his homeland

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Theatre series: Almost, Maine

One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. Love is lost, found, and con

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

Presented by Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre: Bears

A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre from Edmonton present Bears

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ballet BC Presents: Program 3

The season closes with the return of Ballet BC’s Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s hauntingly beautiful BEGINNING AFTER

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

Alley Theatre: O’wet/Lost Lagoon

An autobiographical performance that takes us from the international modeling circuit to a spiritual canoe journey

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre - Beethoven and Bruckner, with Bramwell Tovey

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts the VSO debut of Bruckner’s final symphonic epic, left unfinished at the time of his death

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

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Spencer Brown at Celebrities

San Francisco-based progressive house DJ/producer Spencer Brown brings his live brilliance to Celebrities Nightclub for a special extended set at #StereotypeFridays

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

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Comedy

May 12, 2018

Sat

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Arts BC's 2018 Conference: Engagement in the #NewArtsEra

Join us at the beautiful Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre where you’ll experience three days packed with learning and networking opportunities with arts and culture leaders from all over BC!

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Arts BC's 2018 Conference: Engagement in a #NewArtsEra

What does engagement look like in a new arts era? In an effort to attract and retain audiences and maintain relevancy to their communities, organizations and artists are experimenting with a wide range of innovative engagement programs...

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

BYOB Bike Sale & H-D 115th Anniversary Open House

B.Y.O.B.! Our parking lot - your bike - we bring the customers to you! All makes & models welcome. Feel free to post your bike pic & details in the comments to get people interested in coming down to do a deal!

Vancouver | Trev Deeley Motorcycles | 10:00 am to 4:00 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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Rotary May Day Parade

Port Coquitlam celebrates its 95th annual May Days with nine days of free family activities, local culture, live entertainment and more

Port Coquitlam | Various locations | 11:00 am to 1:00 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

Point Grey Village Spring Festival 2018

It's Spring! Which means the Spring Festival is around the corner. Join us on Saturday. There will be a lot for you to enjoy this year

Vancouver | West 10th Avenue & Sasamat Street | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Biz Alley at May Days

Don't pass up this business opportunity, well worth your while! Register now to secure your spot for our 4th annual Biz Alley at May Days

Port Coquitlam | Leigh Square Community Arts Village | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Festival

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities is a show where the world is turned inside out and challenges all inside to create new paths, and solve problems through circus collaboration to escape

Vancouver | PNE Garden Auditorium | 12:30 am to 2:30 pm | Show

Healing our heARTS: Racialized Resistance & Resilience

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

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

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Bears

A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre from Edmonton present Bears

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

O’wet/Lost Lagoon

An autobiographical performance that takes us from the international modeling circuit to a spiritual canoe journey

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Presence Through Movement with Kim Eng in Vancouver

Join Kim Eng as she guides you on a journey to experience the joy of being - a state of vibrant aliveness and inner peace - realized through inner alignment with the present moment

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Pre-Eid Mela

Asalam-O-Alaikum everyone, I am arranging a pre-Eid Mela at Punjab Banquet Hall. There will be lots of clothing, jewelry, and food stalls and entertainment

Surrey | Punjab Banquet hall | 4:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Charity / Fundraising | Free

Namal Knowledge City - Fundraising Dinner with Naeem Bokhari

Join us as we welcome renowned Pakistani lawyer, Naeem Bokhari and Aleema Khanum, Imran Khan's sister, as they tour North America to raise funds for the Namal Agribusiness School

Surrey | Taj Park Convention Centre | 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Chilliwack's Art of Wine Festival

Back for a fifth installment after four incredible years, this amazing event will once again fill The Centre with live entertainment, delectable appetizers, and fantastic wines!

Chilliwack | Theatre Lobby Chilliwack Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Kigoos Fundraiser at YUK YUKS Vancouver

Support the Richmond Kigoos Summer Swim Club with an evening of laughs at Yuk Yuks Vancouver. A great event for parents, alumni or others looking for a fun night out!

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

East Van Showcase: Rickshaw Run

The 1st night of EVS mayhem... The East Van Showcase expands to the renowned Rickshaw Theatre for the Showcase Showdown- featuring a group of local short films with cast & crew competing against each other for glory and handcrafted awards

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

4th Annual Lip Sync Battle

Join us for the 4th annual Vancouver Arts Lip Sync Battle in support of Tara Cheyenne Performance! Cheer on the best lip sync performance as participants duke it out to be crowned the new Vancouver Arts Lip Sync leader

Vancouver | Studio 700 CBC Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 0:05 am | Party

An Evening With Eckhart Tolle in Vancouver

We are delighted to invite you to a rare and transformational evening with Eckhart Tolle. Join us for this unique opportunity to sit with Eckhart as he points you to spiritual awakening and the transformation of consciousness.

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

WCSO: Smetana's Ma Vlast with Yariv Aloni

Welcome to our May concert! Leading this concert will be our beloved guest conductor Yariv Aloni from Victoria, BC, who will direct Smetana’s Ma Vlast - a set of six symphonic poems composed between 1874 and 1879, depicting parts of his homeland

New Westminster | Queens Avenue United Church | 7:03 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

The Overcoat - a musical tailoring

A much anticipated co-production with Toronto’s Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera, The Overcoat - a musical tailoring is an operatic reinterpretation Morris Panych and Wendy Gorling's 1998 smash-hit play, The Overcoat

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Opera

Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration by Vancouver Cantata Singers

Celebrating the Vancouver Cantata Singers 60th anniversary, we present you our favourite Bach cantatas and motets with an exciting ensemble of the West Coast’s renowned period instrument performers

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

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

New Orford String Quartet

A season finale celebration with Jonathan Crow, violin; Andrew Wan, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; and Brian Manker, cello, plus the Brahms Piano Quintet with Ian Parker

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

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

IGNITE! One Act Plays

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival presents an evening of one act plays by young playwrights, ages 13-26. These plays won a contest hosted by The Cultch Youth Program

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Place des Arts: Scholarship Awards Gala

In celebration of the 2018 scholarship winners, Place des Arts presents our annual Awards Gala. Performances by award winners and special guests will precede the awards ceremony

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

George Thorogood And The Destroyers are throwing a Rock Party for 2018, and you’re invited

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

TomoeArts presents Yūko-kai - a concert of Japanese dance

Yūko-kai - a concert of Japanese dance celebrates the life and work of dancer Fujima Yūko (1929-2003), the first teacher of TomoeArts' director Colleen Lanki (Fujima Sayū)

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Theatre series: Almost, Maine

One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. Love is lost, found, and con

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

P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour

Alecia Beth Moore, known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. She was signed to her first record label with original R&B girl group Choice in 1995

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Primer Ranchenato Celebrando el dia de las Madres

Primer Ranchenato Celebrando el dia de las Madres con Fusion Vayu y Mariachi Los Dorados

Vancouver | Hungarian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Presented by Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre: Bears

A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate! Theatre from Edmonton present Bears

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ballet BC Presents: Program 3

The season closes with the return of Ballet BC’s Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s hauntingly beautiful BEGINNING AFTER

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

Perk up, pianist!

Formerly the host of our Classical Coffee Concert Series, Sarah Hagen - with her dry wit and deadpan delivery- pairs anecdotes with music to transform from her role as an award-winning concert pianist into a stand-up, or rather sit-down, comedian

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Comedy

Alley Theatre: O’wet/Lost Lagoon

An autobiographical performance that takes us from the international modeling circuit to a spiritual canoe journey

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

New Works at Night: UNTITLEdISTANCE & Study #2

New Works closes its 2017/2018 season with a double bill featuring the work of three outstanding local artists, who explore essential questions of what it is to be human: how we evolve and change, and how we relate to each other and the world around us

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre - Beethoven and Bruckner, with Bramwell Tovey

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts the VSO debut of Bruckner’s final symphonic epic, left unfinished at the time of his death

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

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Closing Season Performance: Gotta Dance!

This final New Works at Night performance will close our 20th Season of presenting

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

Melvv at Celebrities

Wisconsin-based electronic producer Melvv brings his mix of light, cheerful house and dusky downtempo to Celebrities Nightclub for #PlayhouseSaturdays

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

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Comedy

May 13, 2018

Sun

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Mother's Day at the Market

Treat your mom on us! Celebrate Mother's Day at the Market with great live music, a complementary cup of our famous pink tea from Blue Teapot and

North Vancouver | Lonsdale Quay Market | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Food / Wine

Mother's Day Brunch

Bring your family and friends and join us for Mother's Day Brunch!

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

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

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities

Illusive - A Circus of Possibilities is a show where the world is turned inside out and challenges all inside to create new paths, and solve problems through circus collaboration to escape

Vancouver | PNE Garden Auditorium | 12:30 am to 2:30 pm | Show

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Paul Lewis - Performance 2

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Paul Lewis - piano in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

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

MOM=WOW – The Mother of All Mother’s Day Shows

Make mom laugh 'til her sides hurt on May 13 with this special one-performance-only mom-themed show exploring the many facets of motherhood

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Show

3rd Annual Mother’s Day Party

Come join us for our 3rd Annual Mother’s Day fun event full of games, laughs, dinner & dance

Surrey | Royal King Palace | 6:00 pm to 0:00 am | Party

East Van Showcase: Rio Rising

The 2nd night of EVS madness. See film students from all over BC compete in the first ever Student Showdown at the legendary The Rio Theatre

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

Love's Not Color Blind with Kevin Patterson

Join Thorntree Press for an evening with Kevin A. Patterson, author of the new book Love's Not Color Blind: Race and Representation in Polyamorous and Other Alternative Communities

Vancouver | HIVE | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Books

Atif Aslam and Neha Kakkar in Vancouver!

Pakistan's Atif Aslam & India's Neha Kakkar perform together for the first time in Vancouver on a Special Day for what promises to be the ' Musical Event on Mother's Day 2018 ' !

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

Sarah Hagen: Perk Up Pianist!

With an enthusiastic performance schedule that has taken her all the way to Carnegie Hall, Sarah Hagen transforms her award-winning role as “concert pianist” into a stand-up, or rather, sit-down comedy.

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

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

Vancouver Writers Fest: An Evening With David Sedaris

The Vancouver Writers Fest presents An Evening with David Sedaris, author of bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Books

Symphony at the Annex - A Short, Slow Life

A Short, Slow Life is a meditation on love, devotion, and the fragility of time, featuring scenes from Bramwell Tovey’s latest opera

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

May 14, 2018

Mon

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Musical Mornings: Musical Menagerie with Sarah Hagen

Well known and well loved at the Evergreen, Sarah Hagen is back to host our Special Sixth Show of this year’s Musical Mornings Series

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Music

Battle of the SexesFilm Series - Exclusive for Members and Volunteers

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became the most watched televised sports event of all time

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Vancouver Writers Fest: An Evening With David Sedaris

The Vancouver Writers Fest presents An Evening with David Sedaris, author of bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Books

Surrey Nights - Beethoven and Bruckner, with Bramwell Tovey

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts the VSO debut of Bruckner’s final symphonic epic, left unfinished at the time of his death

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

May 15, 2018

Tue

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

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

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival

Every year, for one week in May, The Cultch is taken over and transformed by young people. Hundreds of youth are involved in what has grown to be Vancouver’s largest youth-driven arts festival

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

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

True West by Sam Shepard

Directed by UBC graduate Kenton Klassen and featuring an excellent cast of local actors, True West will run at the Vancity Culture Lab

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

May 16, 2018

Wed

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Forget about the boy when a small town girl searches for a new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Slayer with Guests Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament

Slayer a once in a lifetime legendary band from the 80's is doing their final tour! And they're bringing out the big guns for this final send off!

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Forget about the boy when a small town girl searches for a new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

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

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival

Every year, for one week in May, The Cultch is taken over and transformed by young people. Hundreds of youth are involved in what has grown to be Vancouver’s largest youth-driven arts festival

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Alexander Gavrylyuk

This Ukrainian artist is an incandescent virtuoso in the spirit of Horowitz; his playing generates a level of visceral excitement rarely seen onstage

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

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

Paul Simon - Homeward Bound. The Farewell Tour

Paul Frederic Simon is an American singer-songwriter and actor

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Iolanthe

Join us for our Gilbert & Sullivan comedic operetta this spring!

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

True West by Sam Shepard

Directed by UBC graduate Kenton Klassen and featuring an excellent cast of local actors, True West will run at the Vancity Culture Lab

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Edam Dance: Convergence

EDAM presents Convergence, a choreographic series featuring new work by Peter Bingham and guest artists Shauna Elton and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

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

May 17, 2018

Thu

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Tea & Trumpets - The Proms!

Take a trip to Royal Albert Hall and the BBC Promenades with Maestro Bramwell Tovey, in a concert based on The Last Night of the Proms, including beloved favourites such as Elgar’s Enigma Variations, Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, and more

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

Hoopfest 2018

Join us for the best Wheelchair Basketball Team Challenge event. Corporate and community teams of 5-10 players participate in a fun evening that includes a wheelchair basketball tournament, dinner and raffle prizes.

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Sports

Stars On Ice

The three greatest Canadian Men’s figure skaters ever will tour together for the first time when Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt brings its award-winning show to Canada in 2017

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

artBAR: Drink & Drum with Boris Sich

Sooth your mind, body and soul through music and drumming in this hands-on group session. Boris will take you to the rhythmic world and let you experiment with various techniques in drumming

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

WORDS Writing Project Celebration

A night to celebrate the student authors whose work was chosen for publication in the Words Writing Project Anthology - and its launch

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Books | Free

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Join our MiniStars and All Stars in this Double Feature of Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Forget about the boy when a small town girl searches for a new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

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

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival

Every year, for one week in May, The Cultch is taken over and transformed by young people. Hundreds of youth are involved in what has grown to be Vancouver’s largest youth-driven arts festival

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

Indie series: Suitcase Stories

A cross-crountry tale of survival and self-discovery that began as a series of pre-show monologues in the Pacific Theatre lobby, this wonderful one-woman show is filled with all the winsome vulnerability and plucky humour of the originals

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

Iolanthe

Join us for our Gilbert & Sullivan comedic operetta this spring!

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Mount Kimbie with guest Smerz

Electronic music duo from England, on tour to support their latest release “Love What Survives"

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

True West by Sam Shepard

Directed by UBC graduate Kenton Klassen and featuring an excellent cast of local actors, True West will run at the Vancity Culture Lab

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Mixed Improv Arts

Two Improv Directors go head-to-head as they put a team of improvisers through a set of grueling & hilarious improv formats

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:15 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

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

May 18, 2018

Fri

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

5-Workshop Series on Helping Children Manage Anxiety

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

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

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan

"There’s a whole world contained within Yamantaka // Sonic Titan. They’re a Noh-Wave prog collective, a black-and-white (and sometimes red) theatre company, an operatic psych cult, and the speculative prophets of humanity’s impending doom

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Join our MiniStars and All Stars in this Double Feature of Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Forget about the boy when a small town girl searches for a new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

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

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival

Every year, for one week in May, The Cultch is taken over and transformed by young people. Hundreds of youth are involved in what has grown to be Vancouver’s largest youth-driven arts festival

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Indie series: Suitcase Stories

A cross-crountry tale of survival and self-discovery that began as a series of pre-show monologues in the Pacific Theatre lobby, this wonderful one-woman show is filled with all the winsome vulnerability and plucky humour of the originals

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

Iolanthe

Join us for our Gilbert & Sullivan comedic operetta this spring!

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Making Movies and Alex Cuba

This one-of-a-kind concert experience is an extension of the Making Movies Carnaval, a music and arts festival founded by American rock’n’roll band Making Movies

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

True West by Sam Shepard

Directed by UBC graduate Kenton Klassen and featuring an excellent cast of local actors, True West will run at the Vancity Culture Lab

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Long Weekend Series: Victoria Day & Patio Launch Party Edition

JRG Public Houses take the long weekend seriously!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Edam Dance: Convergence

EDAM presents Convergence, a choreographic series featuring new work by Peter Bingham and guest artists Shauna Elton and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

VSO Pops - The U.K. Rocks!

The British Invasion of the 1960s brought something special to North America, and transformed Rock ‘n Roll and popular music forever with legendary bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Queen, and artists like Elton John

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

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Comedy

May 19, 2018

Sat

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

VanCAF 2018 by The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival is a two day event celebrating comic creators from Vancouver and beyond. Hundreds of artists, writers, cartoonists, illustrators and more will be selling their art, promoting their work, and speaking on panels

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Festival | Free

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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 Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival

Located outside the wooden walls of the Fort Langley National Historic site, the Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival is the perfect place to enjoy the best local craft beer, food and entertainment that the Fraser Valley has to offer!

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Food / Wine

Westminster Savings Family Day. Art Activity: Tactile Textures

Westminster Savings Family Days aims to help build an appreciation of the arts by bringing families together in an Art Gallery setting

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Les Filles du Roi by Corey Payette and Julie McIsaac

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Forget about the boy when a small town girl searches for a new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Iolanthe - operetta

Join us for our Gilbert & Sullivan comedic operetta this spring!

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Join our MiniStars and All Stars in this Double Feature of Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Indie series: Suitcase Stories

A cross-crountry tale of survival and self-discovery that began as a series of pre-show monologues in the Pacific Theatre lobby, this wonderful one-woman show is filled with all the winsome vulnerability and plucky humour of the originals

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Show

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Join our MiniStars and All Stars in this Double Feature of Willy Wonka Kids and Aladdin Jr.

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Xtreme Theatre Presents: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Forget about the boy when a small town girl searches for a new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

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

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival

Every year, for one week in May, The Cultch is taken over and transformed by young people. Hundreds of youth are involved in what has grown to be Vancouver’s largest youth-driven arts festival

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Deva Premal & Miten: Vancouver

Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present celebrated chant masters Deva Premal & Miten with Manose, who will be accompanied by Joby Baker & Rish

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

2018 Annual Concert - Van Sing Choir

.溫馨合唱團 Van Sing Choir

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Indie series: Suitcase Stories

A cross-crountry tale of survival and self-discovery that began as a series of pre-show monologues in the Pacific Theatre lobby, this wonderful one-woman show is filled with all the winsome vulnerability and plucky humour of the originals

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

Iolanthe

Join us for our Gilbert & Sullivan comedic operetta this spring!

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Coastal City Ballet

Perfect for families and children of all ages, Coastal City Ballet’s full-length version of the adventurous tale features lavish sets, spritely costumes, and Felix Mendelssohn’s utterly enchanting score

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Dance

نواي ايران The Melody of Iran

Canadian Iranian Foundation Presents: Hamnavayan Ensemble

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Vancouver KPOP Con - Canada Dream Stage

This year the Canada Dream Stage will be huge! A few very special guests like Jun Curry Ahn and more will be showcased, you won’t want to miss it! More artists to be announced soon!

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

True West by Sam Shepard

Directed by UBC graduate Kenton Klassen and featuring an excellent cast of local actors, True West will run at the Vancity Culture Lab

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Long Weekend Series: Victoria Day & Patio Launch Party Edition

JRG Public Houses take the long weekend seriously!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Edam Dance: Convergence

EDAM presents Convergence, a choreographic series featuring new work by Peter Bingham and guest artists Shauna Elton and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

VSO Pops - The U.K. Rocks!

The British Invasion of the 1960s brought something special to North America, and transformed Rock ‘n Roll and popular music forever with legendary bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Queen, and artists like Elton John

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

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

The Cookout Club Tour: Devault, GG Magree, Noizu, & Parker

All year round, Tuesdays at Celebrities are packed with party animals

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

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Comedy

May 20, 2018

Sun

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

VanCAF 2018 by The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival is a two day event celebrating comic creators from Vancouver and beyond. Hundreds of artists, writers, cartoonists, illustrators and more will be selling their art, promoting their work, and speaking on panels

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Festival | Free

AR Play

Join us on May 20 for AR Play!

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

explorASIAN 2018: Past, Present and Future of the Punjabi Market

Take a walking tour of Punjabi Market and learn about its history, present cultural landscape and what the future of the Punjabi Market means to the city and the community

Vancouver | Sunset Community Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Market

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

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

Les Filles du Roi by Corey Payette and Julie McIsaac

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Iolanthe - operetta

Join us for our Gilbert & Sullivan comedic operetta this spring!

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show

Kids' Koncerts - Inspector Tovey

Maestro Bramwell Tovey takes his final turn as Inspector Tovey, investigating the power of live symphonic music and its ability to inspire, entertain, educate, and bring people together in harmony

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

ACE - Sweet Fantasy in Vancouver

South Korea's high energy K-Pop group A.C.E. is coming to Vancouver! This dynamic 5 member band became household names across the globe for fans of K-pop music survival shows "The Unit" and "Mixnine"

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

Iranian Movie: Wander About Me

It is the story of a 30 years old girl Sayeh, who in the middle of abig city, pursues her dreams and ideals

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Film

New Level Boat Cruise Party 2018

Konektion Ent & Faction Sound presents: New Level - The ultimate Boat cruise party. Victoria Day Long Weekend

Vancouver | The Queen of Diamonds | 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party

An Evening With Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums

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

Amber J. LIU (劉逸雲)

Amber Josephine Liu, known professionally as Amber (Korean: 엠버), is an American rapper and singer currently active in South Korea. She is a member of the South Korean girl group f(x). She debuted as a solo artist in February 2015

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Américo Yo Soy Tour EN VANCOUVER

AMERICO "Yo Soy USA-Canada Tour 2018" en concierto con todos sus exitos en vivo (Te Vas, Traicionera, Nada Mas, Que Levante La Mano, El Embrujo, La Duda y mas)

Burnaby | Royal Palace Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Long Weekend Series: Victoria Day & Patio Launch Party Edition

JRG Public Houses take the long weekend seriously!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Martin Harley

Our 2017-2018 season wraps up with the blues delivered by stellar songwriter and slide guitar player Martin Harley

Vancouver | St. James Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

A Live Band Burlesque Tribute to ABBA at The Biltmore Cabaret

Kitty Nights closes out our 10th Anniversary Season with a burlesque tribute to the magic of ABBA!

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Show

Smallpools, Great Good Fine OK - Spring Is Sprung Tour with guests Half The Animal

A co-headlining show featuring American pop bands Smallpools and Great Good Fine Ok

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

May 21, 2018

Mon

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy - exhibition

This exhibition reflects the remarkable acumen of Levy as a collector and explores new scholarship and perspectives on the objects and the collector himself, demonstrating the continuing impact of one man's passion for art

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism - exhibition

Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Long Weekend Series: Victoria Day & Patio Launch Party Edition

JRG Public Houses take the long weekend seriously!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

May 22, 2018

Tue

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

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

Fever Ray

The solo project of The Knife's Karin Dreijer, Fever Ray shares some of the band’s icy electronic atmosphere, but takes a slightly more organic-sounding approach

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

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

40 Days and 40 Nights

The project was inspired by a challenge to live for 40 days and 40 nights making all choices based in love, and draws on the magical poetry of Hafez, the philosophy of Alain Badiou, Hindu festivals, Biblical tales and countless other ruminations on the wo

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

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

May 23, 2018

Wed

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Play, Pie & Pint featuring the Brockton World Music Ensemble

Join us for a mid-week matinee performance by audience favourites and Gold Medal winning Brockton World Music Ensemble followed by an Aussie Pie Guy pie and beverage of choice in the theatre lobby. A Lunchtime Theatre Experience!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Performing Arts

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: bug

Upintheair Theatre Presents manidoons collective's prodcution of: bug. Do you know that when you’re abandoned, no amount of love is enough?

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Performing Arts

North Shore International Spring Film Series

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

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

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Writers Fest. Incite: Celebrating Arsenal Pulp. Amber Dawn, Casey Plett, Joshua Whitehead

For almost four decades, Arsenal Pulp Press has been at the heart of alternative publishing in Vancouver

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

40 Days and 40 Nights

The project was inspired by a challenge to live for 40 days and 40 nights making all choices based in love, and draws on the magical poetry of Hafez, the philosophy of Alain Badiou, Hindu festivals, Biblical tales and countless other ruminations on the wo

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

David Byrne - American Utopia Tour

David Byrne is a Scottish-American musician who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991

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

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Geologic Formations

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mia Susan Amir's World Premiere: Geologic Formations. How is the individual and collective body haunted by socio-political events? An immersive experience

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Edam Dance: Convergence

EDAM presents Convergence, a choreographic series featuring new work by Peter Bingham and guest artists Shauna Elton and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales)

Courage and love are the super power of the hero in Grimm’s Tales and countless texts and poetry letting you know that you could save people, save spirit, save honor and save the human. Through text and movement, Bennathan asks us to consider these powerf

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Only Good Indian

Part lecture, part meditation, and part threat the only good Indian takes a shockingly raw look at where our similarities begin and where they end

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:30 pm to 9:50 pm | Festival

rEvolver Festival 2018: 12 Minute Madness

Upintheair Theatre Presents Raina von Waldenburg's: 12 Minute Madness. ‘Arched backs, open hearts, and raunchy groins - the dark and hilarious inner world of a sexual abuse survivor

Vancouver | The Cultch Historic Theatre | 9:30 pm to 10:15 pm | Festival

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

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

May 24, 2018

Thu

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Surrey International Children's Festival

The annual Surrey International Children’s Festival inspires young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, and celebrates our rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Kids

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Hyland Elementary Fun Fair

Hyland Elementary is having a Family Fun Fair and would like to Welcome families and friends . Come join us. We are going to have lots of fun game , face painting , activities, balloon twisting , food and more . Fun for all ages , even toddlers

Surrey | Hyland Elementary | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Family

Modified Ghost Festival III

An annual music festival in Vancouver, BC that showcases some of the most exciting metal, rock, punk, hardcore & progressive music this world has to offer

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 5:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Iranian Movie: Wander About Me

It is the story of a 30 years old girl Sayeh, who in the middle of abig city, pursues her dreams and ideals

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

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

Broadway Bound: Putnam County Spelling Bee

Join students from Broadway Bound as they present Putnam County Spelling Bee

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

An Evening at the Museum: Remembering May Day

May Day is an important part of many Port Coquitlam residents' lives. We invite you to a reminiscing session and encourage you to bring your own photos, memorabilia, and stories about your experiences!

Port Coquitlam | PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Story Story Lie X-Rated Edition at The Rio Theatre

A Game Show that's full of it! Can you spot the liar? Five brilliant performers tell tales too strange to be true, as they attempt to trick the audience, and try to discredit each other.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: Probability

Upintheair Theatre Presents Tricia Trinh's World Premiere: Probability - Two women meet "after midnight on a quiet Tuesday night"

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Festival

Tash Sultana

Natasha "Tash" Sultana is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, described as a "one-woman band"

Vancouver | Malkin Bowl | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Only Good Indian

Part lecture, part meditation, and part threat the only good Indian takes a shockingly raw look at where our similarities begin and where they end

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 7:15 pm to 8:35 pm | Festival

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Colin Up Close and Personal

Canadian comedy icon Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports™ alumnus, and star of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway,’ returns this May for three laugh-packed performances to benefit VTS

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

40 Days and 40 Nights

The project was inspired by a challenge to live for 40 days and 40 nights making all choices based in love, and draws on the magical poetry of Hafez, the philosophy of Alain Badiou, Hindu festivals, Biblical tales and countless other ruminations on the wo

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

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun By Norm Foster

A hilarious and touching journey begins when a pregnant, unattached teacher befriends an adult man with the mental capacities of an eight-year-old

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Geologic Formations

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mia Susan Amir's World Premiere: Geologic Formations. How is the individual and collective body haunted by socio-political events? An immersive experience

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents Aeriosa

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Aeriosa - Second Nature

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Scratch 'n' Sniff Cabaret

The 60s brought you Smell-O-Vision. The 80s brought you Odorama. Now, Ghost Light Vaudeville Society is proud to present the Scratch 'n' Sniff Cabaret!

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales)

Courage and love are the super power of the hero in Grimm’s Tales and countless texts and poetry letting you know that you could save people, save spirit, save honor and save the human. Through text and movement, Bennathan asks us to consider these powerf

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Mixed Improv Arts

Two Improv Directors go head-to-head as they put a team of improvisers through a set of grueling & hilarious improv formats

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:15 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: Fuchsia Future

Upintheair Theatre Presents Elysse Cheadle's World Premiere: Fuchsia Future. An absurd portrait of life after loss told through music, existential angst, populist science, and verbatim text from Wikipedia

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:15 pm to 10:10 pm | Performing Arts

rEvolver Festival 2018: bug

Upintheair Theatre Presents manidoons collective's prodcution of: bug. Do you know that when you’re abandoned, no amount of love is enough?

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:30 pm to 10:45 pm | Performing Arts

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

May 25, 2018

Fri

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Surrey International Children's Festival

The annual Surrey International Children’s Festival inspires young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, and celebrates our rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Kids

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Modified Ghost Festival III

An annual music festival in Vancouver, BC that showcases some of the most exciting metal, rock, punk, hardcore & progressive music this world has to offer

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 5:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Somewhere Cedar

Upintheair Theatre Presents Jess Amy Shead's World Premiere: The Somewhere Cedar - A teen revolutionaries’ fight to save the oldest known Western Red Cedar in BC

Vancouver | The Cultch | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Broadway Bound: Putnam County Spelling Bee

Join students from Broadway Bound as they present Putnam County Spelling Bee

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Only Good Indian

Part lecture, part meditation, and part threat the only good Indian takes a shockingly raw look at where our similarities begin and where they end

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Festival

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Aladdin Jr. & The Odd Couple (scenes)

Join the Homelearners Group and Acting Class in this Double Feature of Aladdin Jr. and Scenes from The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Murder on the Improv Express

A killer comedy and classic improvised murder mystery set in the 1930s. Filled with improbable twists, and oh yes, a corpse0

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: 12 Minute Madness

Upintheair Theatre Presents Raina von Waldenburg's: 12 Minute Madness. ‘Arched backs, open hearts, and raunchy groins - the dark and hilarious inner world of a sexual abuse survivor

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:30 pm to 8:15 pm | Festival

The Colin Mochrie Experience at Vogue Theatre

Watch improv legend, Colin Mochrie, take the stage of the 1200-seat Vogue Theatre

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

40 Days and 40 Nights

The project was inspired by a challenge to live for 40 days and 40 nights making all choices based in love, and draws on the magical poetry of Hafez, the philosophy of Alain Badiou, Hindu festivals, Biblical tales and countless other ruminations on the wo

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

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun By Norm Foster

A hilarious and touching journey begins when a pregnant, unattached teacher befriends an adult man with the mental capacities of an eight-year-old

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Geologic Formations

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mia Susan Amir's World Premiere: Geologic Formations. How is the individual and collective body haunted by socio-political events? An immersive experience

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents Aeriosa

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Aeriosa - Second Nature

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

May Mayhem by All Star Wrestling Inc.

All Star Wrestling presents May Mayhem. This show will feature former ECW star and The Innovator of Violence Tommy Dreamer!

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

Late Night Party at The Buck & Ear

DJ - dance floor - drink specials - open till 2AM!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party | Free

Edam Dance: Convergence

EDAM presents Convergence, a choreographic series featuring new work by Peter Bingham and guest artists Shauna Elton and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales)

Courage and love are the super power of the hero in Grimm’s Tales and countless texts and poetry letting you know that you could save people, save spirit, save honor and save the human. Through text and movement, Bennathan asks us to consider these powerf

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Distractingly Sexy

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mily Mumford's: Distractingly Sexy. A brief history of women being f.ked over in science

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

The Playground Party Tour

Seven Playgrounds. Drive, bike, or run in between them. The healthiest Party in Town.

Vancouver | Charles Dickens Elementary School | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

rEvolver Festival 2018: Probability

Upintheair Theatre Presents Tricia Trinh's World Premiere: Probability - Two women meet "after midnight on a quiet Tuesday night"

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:30 pm to 10:50 pm | Festival

Darius at Stereotype Fridays

French house DJ/producer Darius plays Celebrities Nightclub on Friday for #StereotypeFridays with support from Galen Allan – DJ + DeathlyChill!

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

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Comedy

May 26, 2018

Sat

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Surrey International Children's Festival

The annual Surrey International Children’s Festival inspires young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, and celebrates our rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park | 9:00 am to 7:30 pm | Kids

Siblings of People with Autism: Unique Concerns & Opportunities

Presented by: Growing Together. Sibling Support Featuring: Don Meyer - Director, Sibling Support Project

Richmond | Pacific Autism Family Network | 9:00 am to 3:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Hyack’s International Parade 2018

The New Westminster Hyack Festival Association is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2017 Hyack International Parade. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, May 26th, 2018 beginning at 11 a.m. in the Royal City of New Westminster, BC

New Westminster | At 6th and 8th | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Festival

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Family Fun Day 2018

Come on out to the 7th annual Family Fun Day. This free event is filled with community booths, games, crafts, food, and live entertainment

Coquitlam | Place Maillardville Community Centre | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Family | Free

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Portobello West Spring into Summer Market

Vancouver’s Favourite Artisan Market is back for its Summer Edition of 2018 at Yaletown’s Roundhouse Community Centre! Shop 50+ artisans featuring on trend fashion, jewelry, skincare, art, kid’s accessories, home decor, gourmet products

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Market

Sticky's 3rd Annual Root Beer Festival

Don't miss our 3rd Annual Root Beer Festival! We're celebrating with everything Root Beer: fudge, candy, ice cream, root beer floats, root beer tastings, over 50 varieties of premium root beers and more!

Langley | Sticky's Candy Langley | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Festival

44th Annual Alexandra Festival

Alex Fest returns on Saturday, May 26. This popular event has become a mainstay of the community since 1974, regularly attracting thousands of visitors to our beautiful Crescent Beach location.

Surrey | Alexandra Neighbourhood House | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival

20+ Food Trucks, Live Music & Kids Entertainment, Artisan Market full of local artisan vendors

Coquitlam | 1299 Pinetree Way | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Food / Wine | Free

Lindbjerg Academy Presents: Aladdin Jr. & The Odd Couple (scenes)

Join the Homelearners Group and Acting Class in this Double Feature of Aladdin Jr. and Scenes from The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Les Filles du Roi by Corey Payette and Julie McIsaac

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

rEvolver Festival 2018: Geologic Formations

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mia Susan Amir's World Premiere: Geologic Formations. How is the individual and collective body haunted by socio-political events? An immersive experience

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

Vancouver Pops Symphony and Choir: Wondrous Worlds

Enjoy an afternoon of spectacular music with a symphonic tribute to the world-renowned film composer John Williams, featuring his best works from Star Wars, Harry Potter and Jurassic Park

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: 12 Minute Madness

Upintheair Theatre Presents Raina von Waldenburg's: 12 Minute Madness. ‘Arched backs, open hearts, and raunchy groins - the dark and hilarious inner world of a sexual abuse survivor

Vancouver | The Cultch | 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm | Festival

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Only Good Indian

Part lecture, part meditation, and part threat the only good Indian takes a shockingly raw look at where our similarities begin and where they end

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 4:30 pm to 5:50 pm | Festival

Billy Dixon and his Soul Train Express

Back at the Fairview by popular demand Billy Dixon and his Soul Train Express plus Saturday Afternoon Dance Party

Vancouver | Fairview Pub | 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

Modified Ghost Festival III

An annual music festival in Vancouver, BC that showcases some of the most exciting metal, rock, punk, hardcore & progressive music this world has to offer

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 5:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

rEvolver Festival 2018: Good Things To Do

Upintheair Theatre Presents Christine Quintana & Molly Mackinnon's World Premiere: Good Things To Do. ‘Are you there? I’ve been waiting for you...’

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 5:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Performing Arts

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Somewhere Cedar

Upintheair Theatre Presents Jess Amy Shead's World Premiere: The Somewhere Cedar - A teen revolutionaries’ fight to save the oldest known Western Red Cedar in BC

Vancouver | The Cultch | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival | Free

Bon Iver

Festival Lawn At Deer Lake Park

Burnaby | Deer Lake | 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Karaoki Masti & Dance Night

Join us for a fun filled night of Karaoke Masti & Dance!

Surrey | Crystal At York | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Lindbjerg Academy Presents Aladdin Jr. & The Odd Couple (scenes)

Join the Homelearners Group and Acting Class in this Double Feature of Aladdin Jr. and Scenes from The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Broadway Bound: Putnam County Spelling Bee

Join students from Broadway Bound as they present Putnam County Spelling Bee

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: bug

Upintheair Theatre Presents manidoons collective's prodcution of: bug. Do you know that when you’re abandoned, no amount of love is enough?

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Performing Arts

Gang Of Youths - Vancouver

Gang of Youths are an Australian indie rock group from Sydney. The band consists of principal songwriter David Le'aupepe, Max Dunn, Jung Kim, Joji Malani and Donnie Borzestowski

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Thank You Notes - Richmond Singers Concert

Please join The Richmond Singers to hear our "Thank You Notes", as we express our gratitude to you - our audience - for the music that bonds us, and for the sheer joy of singing! Join us in concert

Richmond | Gilmore Park United Church | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

10th Annual CARDED! Trading Card Art Show

The creators of Hot One Inch Action present the 10th and FINAL CARDED! Art from 50 local artists reproduced on trading cards and made available for art lovers to buy, collect, and trade

Vancouver | The Arts Factory | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Art After Dark! A Night of the Arts for Teens

Place des Arts' Youth Arts Council invites teens ages 13 to 17 to a free night of the arts!

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Kids | Free

rEvolver Festival 2018: Fuchsia Future

Upintheair Theatre Presents Elysse Cheadle's World Premiere: Fuchsia Future. An absurd portrait of life after loss told through music, existential angst, populist science, and verbatim text from Wikipedia

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:15 pm to 8:10 pm | Performing Arts

Marion Bridge

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. This humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor stars Nicola Cavendish

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Colin & Friends

Canadian comedy icon Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports™ alumnus, and star of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway,’ returns this May for three laugh-packed performances to benefit VTS

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

The Maple Leaf Singers: Solid Gold!

Where were you in the 1960s? In 1968, the Maple Leaf Singers were just getting started! This year, we celebrate 50 years of fabulous shows, so get ready to get jazzed!

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Year in Motion 2018

Join Canada’s acclaimed Lorita Leung Dance Company for a professional and visually stunning showcase of Chinese dance including Classical, Folk, Ethnic and Contemporary styles

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

40 Days and 40 Nights

The project was inspired by a challenge to live for 40 days and 40 nights making all choices based in love, and draws on the magical poetry of Hafez, the philosophy of Alain Badiou, Hindu festivals, Biblical tales and countless other ruminations on the wo

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

Les Filles du Roi

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

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

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun By Norm Foster

A hilarious and touching journey begins when a pregnant, unattached teacher befriends an adult man with the mental capacities of an eight-year-old

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

Homayoun Shajarian, Tahmoures & Sohrab Pournazeri

Just Announced! This is what you all have been waiting for... The one and only Homayoun Shajarian along with Tahmoures and Sohrab Pournazeri are hitting the road on a Canada Tour for the very first time!

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

Googoosh: The Memory Makers Tour

Googoosh: The Memory Makers Tour With guest Hassan Shamaizadeh

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Dance Centre presents Aeriosa

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Aeriosa - Second Nature

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Late Night Party at The Buck & Ear

DJ - dance floor - drink specials - open till 2AM!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party | Free

Fiesta MéxiColombiana

Caravan World Rhythms and Las Estrellas de Vancouver present Fiesta MéxiColombiana!! Join us for an exciting concert featuring three very distinct groups playing the music of Mexico and Colombia… Mariachi, Son Jarocho, Huasteco, Vallenato and Cumbia

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Edam Dance: Convergence

EDAM presents Convergence, a choreographic series featuring new work by Peter Bingham and guest artists Shauna Elton and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

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

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales)

Courage and love are the super power of the hero in Grimm’s Tales and countless texts and poetry letting you know that you could save people, save spirit, save honor and save the human. Through text and movement, Bennathan asks us to consider these powerf

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Only good Indian

Part lecture, part meditation, and part threat the only good Indian takes a shockingly raw look at where our similarities begin and where they end

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 9:15 pm to 10:30 pm | Festival

rEvolver Festival 2018: Probability

Upintheair Theatre Presents Tricia Trinh's World Premiere: Probability - Two women meet "after midnight on a quiet Tuesday night"

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:30 pm to 10:50 pm | Festival

After Party

After پارتی returns after the many sold out show last year, This year we will have this amazing party at Second floor. This is an event you don't want to miss

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Ben Nicky

The wait is finally over. The hottest name in the industry Ben Nicky is finally coming to Vancouver for a special free RSVP show

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

Must Die & Laxx present Hyper Future Tour

Digital Motion and Never Say Die Records present MUST DIE! x LAXX at SUBculture Saturdays!

Vancouver | The Red Room | 10:30 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Comedy

May 27, 2018

Sun

Como Lake Fishing Derby

A free event for youth under 16 years of age, the Como Lake Fishing Derby has prize giveaways and a pancake breakfast available for a nominal charge

Coquitlam | Como Lake | 7:00 am to 12:00 am | Family | Free

Ride To Live

Come enjoy a free Blues performance by the young Willie G ( no relation;). We will have free water, coffee & popcorn on and you can peruse the great merchandise & bikes in store between sets. BBQ proceeds to Bikers Against Child Abuse

Vancouver | Trev Deeley Motorcycles | 8:00 am to 3:00 pm | Music

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Exhibition. Karilynn Ming Ho: For The Left Hand Alone

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

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

Exhibition. Ho Tam: Cover to Cover

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

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

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

Salmonberry Days Festival

Mark your calendars for the last Sunday in May, as the Dunbar Community Centre Association hosts an old fashioned community fair to mark the culmination of Dunbar’s month long Salmonberry Days Festival

Vancouver | Dunbar Community Centre Association | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

explorASIAN 2018. Mixed Me: Multi-ethnic Storytelling for Teens & Kids

For story-tellers and story-lovers! Hapa-palooza Festival, a celebration of mixed heritage arts and ideas, presents an afternoon of multi-ethnic storytelling for teens, kids, and families

Vancouver | Museum of Vancouver | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

Paint The Bird House - A Sunday Funday Afternoon in Steveston

Paint, drink & have a fun night out with us!

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Visual Arts

rEvolver Festival 2018: Fuchsia Future

Upintheair Theatre Presents Elysse Cheadle's World Premiere: Fuchsia Future. An absurd portrait of life after loss told through music, existential angst, populist science, and verbatim text from Wikipedia

Vancouver | The Cultch | 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm | Performing Arts

Lindbjerg Academy Presents: Aladdin Jr. & The Odd Couple (scenes)

Join the Homelearners Group and Acting Class in this Double Feature of Aladdin Jr. and Scenes from The Odd Couple, by Neil Simon

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Les Filles du Roi by Corey Payette and Julie McIsaac

Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. The powerful story of Kateri, a young Mohawk girl, and her brother Jean-Baptiste whose lives are disrupted upon the arrival of les fi

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

Broadway Bound: Putnam County Spelling Bee

Join students from Broadway Bound as they present Putnam County Spelling Bee

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: bug

Upintheair Theatre Presents manidoons collective's prodcution of: bug. Do you know that when you’re abandoned, no amount of love is enough?

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm | Performing Arts

rEvolver Festival 2018: Good Things To Do

Upintheair Theatre Presents Christine Quintana & Molly Mackinnon's World Premiere: Good Things To Do. ‘Are you there? I’ve been waiting for you...’

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 2:00 pm to 5:15 pm | Performing Arts

The Maple Leaf Singers: Solid Gold!

Where were you in the 1960s? In 1968, the Maple Leaf Singers were just getting started! This year, we celebrate 50 years of fabulous shows, so get ready to get jazzed!

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Choral Connections: Earth, Sea & Sky

Our annual Spring Concert promises to bring you enjoyable music related to Earth, Sea & Sky with a variety of Oldies, Modern and even some Canadian flavoured well know songs

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Music

Vancouver Bach Choir: Summer Sing!

A celebration of a year of hard work and choral education in a grand finale featuring all eight of our choirs onstage at the Chan Centre

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Marian Schreiber Suzuki Festival Concert

Since 1969, VAM’s reputation has been built on the success of our Suzuki program with some of North America’s most experienced instructors of this proven methodology.

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

SLAM! the 7th Annual Go Team BBQ at Junction

Join us as we launch the 2018 season for our travelling softball teams, hosted by The Junction Pub

Vancouver | The Junction | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Party

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Somewhere Cedar

Upintheair Theatre Presents Jess Amy Shead's World Premiere: The Somewhere Cedar - A teen revolutionaries’ fight to save the oldest known Western Red Cedar in BC

Vancouver | The Cultch | 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Modified Ghost Festival III

An annual music festival in Vancouver, BC that showcases some of the most exciting metal, rock, punk, hardcore & progressive music this world has to offer

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 5:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

rEvolver Festival 2018: The Only Good Indian

Part lecture, part meditation, and part threat the only good Indian takes a shockingly raw look at where our similarities begin and where they end

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 5:00 pm to 6:20 pm | Festival

The Sunday Supper Club

Join us at our long table for a casual feast prepared by your farmers. Each month we will invite a guest business from the local community to showcase their product as we prepare our favourite season dishes for you

Langley | Laurica Farm | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Food / Wine

rEvolver Festival 2018: Probability

Upintheair Theatre Presents Tricia Trinh's World Premiere: Probability - Two women meet "after midnight on a quiet Tuesday night"

Vancouver | The Cultch | 5:30 pm to 6:50 pm | Festival

5 Course Britannia Beer Pairing Dinner

Our chef will present a 5 course dinner, perfectly paired with 5 Britannia Brewing Company & Britannia Steveston Beers

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

rEvolver Festival 2018: Distractingly Sexy

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mily Mumford's: Distractingly Sexy. A brief history of women being fcked over in science

Vancouver | The Culture Lab | 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Performing Arts

rEvolver Festival 2018: Geologic Formations

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mia Susan Amir's World Premiere: Geologic Formations. How is the individual and collective body haunted by socio-political events? An immersive experience

Vancouver | The Greenhouse | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Heather Bambrick with the Jodi Proznick Trio

Newfoundland’s Heather Bambrick (vocals) and BC’s own Jodi Proznick (bass) combine forces in a highly anticipated show that goes from coast-to-coast

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

ITSAZOO Productions: Wet

Wet is a raw, in-yer-face play set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War. A soldier returns home from combat after suffering from a head injury

Vancouver | The Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

rEvolver Festival 2018: 12 Minute Madness

Upintheair Theatre Presents Raina von Waldenburg's: 12 Minute Madness. ‘Arched backs, open hearts, and raunchy groins - the dark and hilarious inner world of a sexual abuse survivor

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Festival

May 28, 2018

Mon

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

2018 Vancouver International Children's Festival

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 28 to June 3, 2018!

Vancouver | Granville Island | 10:30 am to 5:00 pm | Kids

Let’s Flamingle - Wine Glass Painting

No Painting Experience? No Problem!! That’s how we like it!! You will get step by step instruction to creating your own masterpiece! Grab a bestie and come out for a fun new way to spend an evening and take home 2 beautiful new wine glasses that you creat

Richmond | The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Leisure Seeker

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

May Youth Poetry Slam featuring Catherine Garrett

Tonight will simply be an action packed cash slam for money and prizes. There will be 2 rounds of 3 minute long poems. 12 poets in the first round and the top 5 in the second. We will also have a poetry open mic and a feature performance

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

May 29, 2018

Tue

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

2018 Vancouver International Children's Festival

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 28 to June 3, 2018!

Vancouver | Granville Island | 10:30 am to 5:00 pm | Kids

Art Together Pizza and Paint Night! Feedback Session

Join us for an evening of fun and new friends! Do you have ideas for things you’d like to do at the Gallery? Do you have artists you’d like to learn from? Let’s paint, play, make art, meet friends, and share ideas!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Visual Arts | Free

rEvolver Festival 2018: Macbeth Muet

Upintheair Theatre Presents La Fille du Laitier's West Coast Premiere Macbeth Muet. Two actors perform Shakespeare's Macbeth, without words

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

A political economy of anarchist intersectionality theory

A talk by Thomas Swann

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Pause & Affect: A Monthly Course for Women. Lesson 7 The Farewell

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Saddest Girl at the Party

Upintheair Theatre Presents Francesca Frewer and Erika Mitsuhashi's: The Saddest Girl at the Party - An ode to the attempt, the wishing and the not-quite

Vancouver | Jim Green House Studio | 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm | Festival

Robert Silverman, piano: 80th Birthday Celebration

In a career spanning more than 5 decades, legendary pianist Robert Silverman, has graced Canada with his immeasurable talent

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Distractingly Sexy

Upintheair Theatre Presents Mily Mumford's: Distractingly Sexy. A brief history of women being fcked over in science

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:15 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

May 30, 2018

Wed

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

2018 Vancouver International Children's Festival

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 28 to June 3, 2018!

Vancouver | Granville Island | 10:30 am to 5:00 pm | Kids

MAMMA MIA!

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

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

The Wizard of Oz - Junior shows

Pulse Dance presents The Wizard of Oz - Junior shows by Pulse Dance Centre

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

KPU-Science World Speaker Serie: What's App With Your Health?

Speakers: Leeann Waddington, MSN Faculty of Health & Dr. Karen Davison, Faculty of Science and Horticulture. Canadians recognize the value of being healthy yet we struggle to do what is best for our minds and bodies

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

rEvolver Festival 2018. Kitt and Jane: An Interactive Survival Guide to the Near-Post-Apocalyptic Future

Two fourteen-year-old unlikely heroes hijack their school assembly to deliver a message: our society is set to collapse into chaos, and they’re here to train you to survive!

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Festival

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun By Norm Foster

A hilarious and touching journey begins when a pregnant, unattached teacher befriends an adult man with the mental capacities of an eight-year-old

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

The Wizard of Oz - Senior shows

Pulse Dance presents The Wizard of Oz - Senior shows by Pulse Dance Centre

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

rEvolver Festival 2018: Saddest Girl at the Party

Upintheair Theatre Presents Francesca Frewer and Erika Mitsuhashi's: The Saddest Girl at the Party - An ode to the attempt, the wishing and the not-quite

Vancouver | Jim Green House Studio | 8:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Festival

rEvolver Festival 2018: Macbeth Muet

Upintheair Theatre Presents La Fille du Laitier's West Coast Premiere Macbeth Muet. Two actors perform Shakespeare's Macbeth, without words

Vancouver | The Cultch | 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Festival

May 31, 2018

Thu

2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series - Canada

Synchro Canada and Synchro BC are pleased to invite you to FINA Artistic Swimming World Series event #7 – Canada

Surrey | Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex | 6:00 am to 6:00 pm | Sports

TEDxWhite Rock

TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Offsite: Shigeru Ban - exhibition

Shigeru Ban is the 17th installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Bombhead - exhibition

BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art

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

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Douglas Coupland’s Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium Event description: Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman - exhibition

Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman unites the work of two women artists practicing in British Columbia in the early twentieth century, presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with approximately thirty photographs by Mattie Gunterman

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

Imagine White Rock

TEDxWhite Rock free Live Stream at the Museum and Happy Hour After Party!

White Rock | White Rock Museum and Archives | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Party

2018 Vancouver International Children's Festival

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 28 to June 3, 2018!

Vancouver | Granville Island | 10:30 am to 5:00 pm | Kids

The Wizard of Oz - Junior shows

Pulse Dance presents The Wizard of Oz - Junior shows by Pulse Dance Centre

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: Macbeth Muet

Upintheair Theatre Presents La Fille du Laitier's West Coast Premiere Macbeth Muet. Two actors perform Shakespeare's Macbeth, without words

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

MAMMA MIA! by Catherine Johnson

The Smash-hit Musical Based on the songs of ABBA

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun By Norm Foster

A hilarious and touching journey begins when a pregnant, unattached teacher befriends an adult man with the mental capacities of an eight-year-old

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

The Wizard of Oz - Senior shows

Pulse Dance presents The Wizard of Oz - Senior shows by Pulse Dance Centre

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018: Saddest Girl at the Party

Upintheair Theatre Presents Francesca Frewer and Erika Mitsuhashi's: The Saddest Girl at the Party - An ode to the attempt, the wishing and the not-quite

Vancouver | Jim Green House Studio | 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm | Festival

Tolkien by Ron Reed

Legends in wait, the worlds of Narnia and Middle Earth may never have come to be were it not for an unlikely friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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

C’Mon, Angie!

The morning after a one-night stand, questions of consent lead to a highly charged confrontation....

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

You Can't Take It With You By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart

Freedom, love, and fireworks collide in this hilarious and heartwarming comedy!

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

Specials - Maestro Bramwell Tovey: A Gala Celebration

Join the VSO, Maestro Bramwell Tovey, and an all-star roster of guests for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of Maestro Tovey’s unprecedented 18-year tenure as VSO Music Director

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Hot Music with Teddy Mike Live!

Hot Music Debuts Thursday May 31st with non stop 70's & 80's disco street soul & boogie with Deejays Daniel R, Amna, DJ D.DEE, MY!GAY!HUSBAND! + Special Guest via Brazil Teddy Mike Live!

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

Mixed Improv Arts

Two Improv Directors go head-to-head as they put a team of improvisers through a set of grueling & hilarious improv formats

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:15 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

rEvolver Festival 2018. Kitt and Jane: An Interactive Survival Guide to the Near-Post-Apocalyptic Future

Two fourteen-year-old unlikely heroes hijack their school assembly to deliver a message: our society is set to collapse into chaos, and they’re here to train you to survive!

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 9:30 pm to 10:45 pm | Festival

Digital Motion presents CloZee

Digital Motion proudly presents the Red Room debut of electronic music producer: CloZee

Vancouver | The Red Room | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Music

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

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

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