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?
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 Indige...
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...
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...
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 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...
Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches. Using audience suggestions to fuel scenes, teams must create totally improvised situations on the spot. Each TheatreSports match is overseen by a referee. More than just a whimsical host, the ref will slap the improvisers with penalties & jabs, or ...
Saturday, November 03, 2012 - Saturday, April 27, 2013
- Time: 10am - 2pm
- Location: 30th and Ontario Street in the East Parking lot and Plaza of Nat Bailey Stadium
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Calling all local food enthusiasts! Visit Vancouver’s Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey Stadium. Find delicious locally made food and enjoy knowing where your food comes from and who cultivates it.