Summer’s ticking away, better grab on and squeeze everything you can out of it!
Celebrate: Vancouver’s beloved Stanley Park celebrates its 125th Anniversary all weekend with a park filled with free entertainment, activities and family fun
Smooth: Hit maker, Chris Isaak brings his Wicked Game to the River Rock Show Theatre, crooning his multiple hits on Friday August 23rd
Kicks: Take a wander to Andy Livingston Park in downtown Vancouver August 23-25, to watch some great amateur soccer as Out For Kicks Soccer League hosts their 2013 Invitations Tournament for sister-leagues around the Pacific Northwest
Play: As part of the Stanley Park 125th Anniversary, The Shadbolt Centre For The Arts & Boca del Lupo present Fall Away Home, a free outdoor, all-ages play in the Service Yards at Stanley Park, playing August 24, 25, 29, 31 and September 1.
Galaxy: Still looking to secure a playoff position, Vancouver Whitecaps FC host LA Galaxy for an important Western Conference match on Saturday August 24th at 6pm in BC Place
Laugh: Bawdy, Brit Russell Brand brings his unique brand of comedy to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Saturday August 24 at 8pm
Closing Party: The 25th Annual Queer Film Festival comes to a close with the Gala Closing Party at Celebrities Night Club Sunday Aug 25th at 9:30pm.
Concerts: Great Summer Night Concerts continue at the PNE with The Beach Boys – Friday, August 23, Sam Roberts Band – Saturday, August 24, Corb Lund & the Hurtin’ Albertans – Sunday, August 25
Popera: Italian classical pop trio Il Volo take to the stage at the Orpheum Theatre with Canadian Nikko Yanofsky Sunday August 25th
On Sale: Some great concerts with big names go on sale this week; Paramore (Oct 16 at Pacific Coliseum), Chris Cornell (Oct 23 at Orpheum Theatre), Example (Oct 28 at Venue), Matt Mays (Nov 12 at Imperial) all go on sale this Friday Aug 23. Tickets for Dixie Chicks (Oct 26 at Rogers Arena) go on sale Monday Aug 26