We might wish 2020 has been one big April Fool’s Joke but alas it’s unlikely that it’ll all be over by noon, instead we’ll keep looking for picks of the week to entertain ourselves at home.
Gallery: The Vancouver Art Gallery has launched Art Connects, a new series of online gatherings to encourage dialogue and connection, the second installment is Friday April 3; Afro Van Connect: Futurism and Freestyle with Speakers: Dae Shields, Buni Kor, Quentin Vercetty and Realije
Museum: the Royal BC Museum (RBCM), has closed its doors due to COVID-19 but the Museum is bringing its exhibitions to the public, through a new RBCM@Home program; this morning RBCM@Home Kids Drawing Dinosaurs is an interactive session for everyone, then April 2nd Dipping Into the Deep Sea has Invertebrate collection manager, Heidi Gartner sharing insights.
Choir: Tonight is the premiere of Chor Leoni Inside, a new livestream featuring new and previously unreleased videos from Chor Leoni’s past concerts and tours, with live commentary from Artistic Director Erick Lichte, and guest interviews. Watch live on YouTube at 7pm April 1st.
Compass: North Van Arts’ recently launched North Shore Culture Compass, encourages local residents and visitors to connect with the arts, heritage, and stories of the North Shore including Public Art (below) walks suitable for viewing while maintaining physical distance.
Reads: If you’re tired of binge watching and looking for a good book, check out something from the shortlist of titles vying for the 2020 BC & Yukon Book Prizes recently announced by the West Coast Book Prize Society