From the Polar Bear Swim on January 1 to the Festival of Lights in late December, festivals and other exciting events are happening all the time in Vancouver.
Remember that things do change, so be sure to confirm dates and times before making travel plans.
February 7-March 3 2013 Chutzpah! The Lisa Nemetz International Showcase of Jewish Performing Arts Music-Dance-Theatre--Comedy Tickets: chutzpahfestival.com-604-257-5145 Breath-taking dance, hilarious comedy, a silent film screening with live music, prize-winning theatre and international music highlight the 13th Annual Chutzpah! Festival, the Lisa Nemetz International Showcase of Jewish P...
Hauntedby Daniel Karasik A Touchstone Theatre Production Presented by the 2013 Chutzpah! Festival When Abby's husband dies, she starts attending synagogue. She befriends David, the young rabbi - and now that friendship is turning into something more. Meanwhile, her daughter claims she's begun to spend time with her father's ghost. This powerful new play by one of Canada's most intriguing young p...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - Sunday, March 03, 2013
- Location: various venues
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Full Circle First Nations Performance presents The 12th Annual Talking Stick Festival February 19- March 3, 2013 This vibrant citywide festival provides a stage for extraordinary Aboriginal artists; established and emerging, national and international, performing live music, dance, theatre, multi-media, storytelling and performance art. Since its inception, the festival has become a place t...
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC explores compelling new pairings of timeless treasures in Pleased to Meet You: Introductions by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott from November 3, 2012 to March 24, 2013. The internationally acclaimed potter has combed MOA's collection of artefacts and created groupings based solely on colour, form, shape, and pattern, imbuing new aesthetic perspectives by removing histor...
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
- Venue: Rogers Arena
- Location: Rogers Arena
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For 15 years, Rogers Arena has been thrilling and entertaining fans. For 15 years, our Vancouver Canucks have battled on the ice in the race to capture the title of Stanley Cup Champions. For 15 years, we have staged the best entertainment the music industry has to offer. We have opened our doors and welcomed over 21 million people. We have even reveled in Olympic gold when the Canadian women's a...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - Friday, March 15, 2013
(Recurring every week day)
- Time: Gallery open Tuesdays to Fridays 9am to 5pm.
- Location: ArtStarts Gallery
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Sense of Place, a new exhibition at the ArtStarts Gallery, showcases artwork made by young people from schools across British Columbia in collaboration with professional artists. The students’ work explores themes of identity, land, community and home, fostering their sense of individuality as well as their sense of belonging. The gallery is free and open to the public from Tuesdays to Frid...
Monday, April 02, 2012
- Time: 7am - 5pm
- Location: Truffles Cafe - VanDusen Botanical Gardens
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Truffles Café at VanDusen Botanical Garden is now serving a ‘proper' Afternoon Tea complete with three-tier tray of goodies, ceramic tea pots and cups, organic and private label teas.
Love, laughter, drama, passion, hope, inspiration, joy, excitement, mystery. No matter what the occasion, you can give it all. Tickets Tonight Gift Certificates make a great gift for friends, family and colleagues - perfect for that special someone on Valentine's Day, as a staff gift and more. Gift Certificates can be purchased in person at the Tickets Tonight booth or online. Certificates p...
The medium of watercolour is one of the most challenging used by artists. After the pigment has been placed on paper, change is not possible and the artist must possess considerable skill to achieve his or her artistic goal. Two major artists working in British Columbia in the first half of the twentieth century used watercolour extensively: Emily Carr and Charles John Collings. At the Vancouve...
International Festival Tasting Thursday, Friday and Saturday February 28, March 1 and 2, 2013 7:00-10:00 pm The Vancouver International Wine Festival is widely regarded as the best consumer wine show on the continent, and the International Festival Tasting Room is the heart of it. 767 wines • 176 wineries • 15 countries Please remember that this is a wine tasting, not a dinn...
The Improv Test Kitchen is an exciting platform for new and innovative improvisational comedy. Over the course of the show, you will witness the latest show concepts in the improv-comedy world – if you think you’ve seen it all, this is the show for you! This show features the newest, hottest improv shows, presented by a rotating cast of mainstage company members. Improvisers bring show...