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.
Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology, present the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival - a week-long celebration of First Nations dance, music, and culture from March 6 to 10 at the Museum of Anthropology. The annual event gathers a diverse array of Aboriginal performance groups from throughout BC, the Yukon, Nunavik, and abroad to share a multitude of Indig...
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...
The Vancouver Viols bow in on March 10th. This consort, made up of some of the area's finest early music players, presents a programme of assorted repertoire. The viol, also known as a viola da gamba, is a Renaissance and Baroque precursor to the instruments of the modern orchestral string section. Known for their distinctive "softer, sweeter sonority," the Vancouver Viols will tra...
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...
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.
Sunday, February 03, 2013
- Time: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
- Location: The Columbia
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Enjoy the New Orleans style venue, newly-renovated, for some blues by some of the finest musicians in this vintage show lounge every Sunday night for Sunday Blues Revue. Date: Every Sunday evening starting February 3, 2013 Time: 5:00PM - 9:00PM Location: The Columbia, 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster Visit the website at http://www.thecolumbia.ca for more information.
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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...
The Vancouver International Salsafestival ignites the city with a four-day carnival of dance from March 7 to10, 2013, at The Westin Bayshore Hotel. During the fourth and final instalment of the celebrated festival, Vancouver will welcome the global Latin dance movement one last time with a sensational, sizzling lineup of performances, parties and workshops, expected to attract more than 4,000 par...
Saturday, March 09, 2013 - Sunday, March 17, 2013
(Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
- Venue: Vancouver Opera
- Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
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The timeless Coast Salish realm. On a quest for love and enlightenment, young Tamino finds himself at the centre of a battle between the forces of light and darkness. Accompanied by an absurdly lovelorn bird catcher, Papageno, and protected by his spirit-guide, Sarastro, Tamino confronts the formidable Queen of the Night, bravely endures terrifying trials, and is finally united in love with h...
Vancouver TheatreSports® League’s Rookie Night puts our up and coming Improvisers to the test in front of a hungry crowd. Don't let the name fool you, these are the future stars of tomorrow. Vancouver TheatreSports® League has a history of fostering some of the funniest minds of our time. Many of our rookies have moved on to be the next big thing in the North American entertainment s...