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.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Saturday, March 23, 2013
(Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
- Venue: Revue Theatre
- Location: Revue Theatre
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Marcus Youssef has a "difficult" relationship with his mother, Rolene. When the playwright discovers a storage locker full of her journals, he begins to delve into her history-and his own. Filled with humour, tension, and affection, How Has My Love Affected You? questions the nature of familial obligation: what do we owe to each other, and what do we owe to ourselves?
Friday, March 01, 2013 - Saturday, March 23, 2013
(Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
- Venue: Pacific Theatre
- Location: Pacific Theatre
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A conscience-stricken mother abandons husband, son and comfortable London home - resurfacing among the street children of India's slums. A gripping examination of privilege, spiritual sickness and uneasy sacrifice.
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...
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. Afternoon Tea in the Garden is offered for $35.00 for 2 OR $60.00 for 4 and includes: Choice of daily sandwich Freshly made scone Large croissant Coconut macaroons and shortbread cookies ...
Winner of the Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award, Theatre 2013 In this powerful theatre documentary, Extraction delves deep into the heart of intertwined cultural phenomena: China's rise as an economic power and oil extraction in Alberta. Mining the biographies of non-actor performers, this bilingual (English and Mandarin) play digs beneath the surface of highly charged political debates to ill...
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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...
Joe Ink and The Dance Centre, in partnership with the Vancouver International Dance Festival, present Retrospective: 25 Years from March 6 to 9, 2013 at 8pm at the Scotiabank Dance Centre. The event fetes choreographer Joe Laughlin's 25 years of award-winning creation by revisiting three of his most beloved works: Harold, Billy, Stan and Jack (1997), Left (2003), and dusk (2011). Representing a ...
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...