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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 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

Ballet BC presents Giselle

  • Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Saturday, April 27, 2013 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
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  The highly anticipated World Premiere by Resident Choreographer José Navas revives the well-known, romantic story of Giselle for a 21st century dance audience. Inspired by the original Adolphe Adam score, Montreal-based Navas creates a riveting world that comments on the story's universal themes of love, heartbreak and revenge that continue to resonate today. This innovative rewor... Visit Website

Firehall Arts Centre presents Land-Research

Land-Research Last seen in Vancouver at the 2011 Dancing on the Edge Festival with the sold out show Quiet, Israeli choreographer Arkadi Zaides and his company are back with Land-Research. Zaides presents the individual voices of five performers from different backgrounds as they explore their inner relationship with the broad idea of land. Performed as five solos, the dancers approach their ... 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

Lawrence of Arabia at the Hollywood Theatre in 35mm

  • Friday, April 26, 2013 - Friday, April 26, 2013
  • Time: Varies
  • Location: The Hollywood Theatre
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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA IN CLASSIC 35MM CINEMASCOPE TWO DAYS ONLY AT THE HOLLYWOOD THEATRE! Friday, April 26 – Premiere screening at 8 pm Saturday, April 27th - 12pm, 4pm & 8pm. Tickets online at: http://lawrenceofarabia.eventbrite.ca/  (or cash only at the doors) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/158461074315812/

Pacific Theatre presents How to Write a New Book for the Bible

  • Friday, April 26, 2013 - Saturday, May 25, 2013 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Pacific Theatre
  • Location: Pacific Theatre
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Heartfelt and hilarious, the story of an aging mother's peculiarities and a son's flawed devotion. A celebration of what holds a family together, suffused with subtle theatrical magic. Canadian Premiere.

Railtown Culinary Tour by Off The Eaten Track Tours

  • Friday, April 19, 2013 - Friday, May 17, 2013 (Every Thursday, Friday)
  • Time: 1:30PM - 3:30PM
  • Location: H.A.V.E Café (374 Powell Street)
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Never heard of Railtown before? Well you will soon. Railtown, the unofficial name for the area just east of Gastown, is an up-and-coming neighbourhood that is quickly becoming a hot spot in the city for amazing restaurants. Gritty, historic, and teeming with artist lofts, design shops, and tech companies, this neighbourhood is an interesting mix of new and old. Come to taste and learn all about ... 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 Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections Series: Chartier Danse

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series Chartier Danse (Toronto/Montreal) Stria Thursday-Saturday April 25-27, 8pm Post-show artist talkback April 26 Stria is the latest solo work by the award-winning and versatile choreographer/performer Marie-Josée Chartier, and is inspired by the beautiful and unpredictable terrain of the Badlands. The work uses a... Visit Website

Theatre at UBC presents Hamletmachine

  • Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Saturday, April 27, 2013 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre
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Hamletmachine April 25 - 27 by Heiner Muller, translated by Carl Weber, director Ines Ortner Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre MFA Design student Ines Ortner brings her innovative design research to centre stage in this mounting of Hamletmachine. Admission free! "Ines Ortner's MFA design thesis project, Hamletmachine, based on the Heiner Müller play, creates a visual world tha... Visit Website

UBC MOA presents Safar/Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian, and Turkish Artists

  • Saturday, April 20, 2013 - Sunday, September 15, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: UBC Museum of Anthropology
  • Time: Tuesdays 10AM-9PM; Wednesdays-Sundays 10AM-5PM; Closed Mondays
  • Location: UBC Museum of Anthropology
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Following the universal theme of voyage, the first major Canadian group exhibition of contemporary artists from the Middle Eastern region arrives at MOA in Spring of 2013. Guest curated by Fereshteh Daftari, Safar/Voyage’s scope takes viewers from the planet earth, down to maps, and further to specific cities such as Tehran and Cairo, after which it proceeds to reveal internal and meditativ... Visit Website

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