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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.

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Arts Club Theatre Company presents 2 Pianos 4 Hands

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 - Sunday, April 14, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Arts Club Theatre Company - Stanley Alliance Industrial Stage
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This is the laugh-out-loud autobiographical story that has become one of Canada's most successful theatrical productions. In this farewell run, the creators/stars Ted and Richard propel you through comically poignant vignettes of their childhood piano lessons-complete with virtuoso displays of technique-and share the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good failed musicians. Not just fo... Visit Website

Arts Club Theatre Company presents My Turquoise Years

Based on Farrant's memoir of her fourteenth summer, My Turquoise Years is a comic coming-of-age story set in 1960, a time of postwar optimism, when plastic reigned and the colour turquoise was the height of chic. Marion, raised by Aunt Elsie in sleepy Cordova Bay, has grown up hearing tales of her glamorous, globe-trotting mother, Nancy. Just as Marion is blossoming into womanhood, Nancy suddenly ... Visit Website

Firehall Arts Centre presents God and the Indian

  • Sunday, April 07, 2013 - Saturday, April 20, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Firehall Arts Centre
  • Location: Firehall Arts Centre
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GOD and the INDIAN April 7 to 20 A Firehall Arts Centre Production Award-winning playwright Drew Hayden Taylor explores the aftermath of a life lost to residential schools.  Johnny, a First Nations man, confronts a priest from his past. God and the Indian will leave you asking: where does the guilt lie? And, how can these wounds be healed? During the last twenty-five years of h... Visit Website

James Hart - The Dance Screen (The Scream Too), Exhibition

James Hart, Exhibition The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) November 2012 to March 9, 2014 In late 2009, artist James Hart began designing a large-scale sculpture titled The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) and began carving the work in 2010. This ambitious project brings together many of the principal animal figures from traditional Haida stories, especially creatures that depend on salmon for t... Visit Website

Roedde House Presents: A Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton ft.. the James Danderfer Trio

A Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton by the James Danderfer Trio - Featuring James Danderfer (clarinet), Miles Black (piano) and Joe Poole (drums). Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe aka Jelly Roll Morton was an American ragtime and early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who started his career in New Orleans, Louisiana. Widely recognized as a pivotal figure in early jazz, Morton is perhaps most notable as... Visit Website

Rogers Arena Tours

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (Recurring daily)
  • 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... Visit Website

TEA FOR TWO AT THE VANDUSEN GARDENS

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 ... Visit Website

The Cultch presents Spin

Parry takes her audience on an uncommon theatrical and musical journey, celebrating the bicycle as muse, musical instrument, and agent of social change. Inspired in part by the incredible true tale of Annie Londonderry - the first woman to cycle around the world in 1894 - Parry spins a web of stories that travel from 19th century women's emancipation to 21st century consumer culture.

Vancouver Art Gallery presents Hope at Dawn: Watercolours by Emily Carr and Charles John Collings

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... Visit Website

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

  • Thursday, April 04, 2013 - Saturday, April 27, 2013 (Recurring daily)
  • Time: Varies by event
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Celebrate the joys of spring with the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival! The festival kicks off Thursday April 4th with the FREE Cherry Jam Downtown concert (11am to 1:30pm, Burrard Skytrain station). On the weekend (April 6 and 7th), take in Sakura Days Japan Fair for the whole family at VanDusen Botanical Garden. The following Saturday, April 13th, at 12:45, is the spectacular World Umbrella Da... Visit Website

Vancouver Food Tour presents Your Vancouver Brewery Experience

Ever wondered what really goes on inside that mysterious building located at the base of the Burrard Street bridge?  Now it's your chance to join Vancouver Food Tour and Molson Coors Canada and explore Western Canada's largest and most recognized brewery. Whether you're a visitor, a curious local, or simply a beer enthusiast, join us behind the scenes to get a look at this iconic Vancouver l... Visit Website

Yuk Yuk's presents Nikki Payne with John Perrotta

  • Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Saturday, April 13, 2013
  • Time: 8:00 pm, 10:30 pm
  • Location: Yuk Yuk's Vancouver
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Nikki's CTV's ‘Comedy Now' Special is one of the highest rated ever in all the world's history! Nikki Payne is a comedienne who hails from Nova Scotia and is one of Canada's most original comics. She jokes about her guy troubles, wishes people were more like dogs, and would love to fight a kangaroo. ● ● ● Yuk Yuk's Standup Comedy Clubs is proudly Canadian, featuring and promoting ma... Visit Website