Get a jump on an Easter holiday weekend full of entertainment picks this week!
Folk: Tonight, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents Portugal’s brightest star, Mariza, the internationally lauded fadista — a performer of Portugal’s traditional soul music, fado.
Kicks: Tonight, Whitecaps FC continue to look for their first win of the season as they host MLS league leaders LAFC at BC Place
Blooming: The city is in bloom as swaths of Cherry Blossoms paint the town pink, celebrate them all during the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival until April 28th.
Okanagan: On stage at The Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, until April 21, The Orchard (after Chekhov) is Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, but told through the lens of a Punjabi-Sikh family in the Okanagan Valley.
Out: Until May 4th, at The Arts Club Granville Island Stage, Bed & Breakfast is a comedy about “being out,” skeletons in the closet, and finding a place to call home.
Royal: King Richard and His Women are onstage at Seven Tyrants Theatre’s Tyrant Studio upstairs at The Penthouse Cabaret until April 19
Run: Hop to it and head to Jericho Beach Park for the Big Easter Fun Run and Egg Hunt, a 10k, 5k, 3k, 1k run on Saturday Apr 20th
Eggs: From Friday to Sunday bring the whole family to Van Dusen Gardens’ Eggciting Easter Hop. Hunt for eggs, take photos with the Easter Bunny and grab a bite from the food trucks on site to have a picnic on the great lawn
Bio: Delinquent Theatre presents the emotional world premiere of Never the Last, as part of the SeeMore Theatre Series at Vancouver Civic Theatre’s Annex until April 20th.
Accessible: Until April 20th, The Cultch Historic Theatre welcomes Realwheels Theatre’s Act of Faith a multi-disciplinary premiere by one of Canada’s foremost playwrights, Janet Munsil
Photography: Look around and you’re sure to see an example of the lens based art that the Annual Capture Photography Festival brings all corners of the city throughout April.