The heat has returned and the entertainment values in this week’s picks heat up too:
Taste: Tonight, Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates heads to North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale to explore the tastes of the neighbourhood.
Kicks: The FIFA World Cup finals come to an end this weekend, lots of spots to watch the big matches including Vancouver Alpen Club which opens the doors at 7:30 on July 15th for the final plus food, prizes and fun for all ages.
SkyHigh: Take your dining experience to new heights with Dinner In The Sky, high above the shore of North Vancouver until July 29th.
Laugh: Get a good laugh at those millenials and a whole lot more at Vancouver Theatresports League when you check out their new show Avocado Toast, or another evening of improv
Stars: The stars and future stars come out as Theatre Under The Stars opens its 2018 season of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and 42ND Street on alternating nights at Malkin Bowl.
Dance: The 30th Anniversary of Dancing on the Edge Festival continues through July 14th around town.
Abba: You’ll have a hard time not singing along at the Abba musical Mamma Mia! at the Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre Stage, until August 12th
Irish: Once is not enough to see, the final show of the 2018 Arts Club Theatre Company season, ONCE, running at the Granville Island Stage.
Stage: The Ensemble Theatre Company Summer Repertory Festival gets underway this week with a trio of plays running through August: Dark Road by Ian Rankin, A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin & The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Resist: Until October 8th at MOA, Arts of Resistance: Politics and the Past in Latin America, invites visitors to take a closer look at the political and social significance of Latin American artistic traditions to express political realities.
Music: The CBC Musical Nooners are back for another year, bringing lunch time music to the outdoor CBC Plaza on Hamilton Street
Roar: Show your lions’ pride as the BC Lions roar into BC Place on Saturday to host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Fest: The 42nd Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival fill the scenic shores of Jericho Park with music this weekend, July 13 – 15
Exhibit: Get away to the cabin at the Vancouver Art Gallery as Cabin Fever a new exhibit tracing the history of the North American cabin as an architectural form and a cultural construct, on view until September 30, 2018. As well, David Milne: Modern Painting on until September 9th, offers highlights of Milne’s half-century career, which took him from New York City, to the battlefields of Northern France and Belgium, and back to the wilderness of Canada and the US.
Wild: The Museum of Vancouver latest exhibit Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives, which takes a look at the relationship between local plants and animals and the people and places in the city, until 2019
Broadway: The Queen Elizabeth stage becomes the streets of revolutionary Paris as Broadway Across Canada’s Les Miserables takes the stage until Sunday
Penthouse: Tyrant Studios Lounge, within the famed Penthouse Night Club welcomes Jazz Fridays and The Comic Strip Saturdays.