Happy 4th to our friends to the South, here at home we’re heading into another busy week of entertainment with these picks of the week.
Kicks: The FIFA World Cup is heating up, make your picks for the final rounds and soak up the global vibes at various venues around town
Balls: Catch some live soccer on Saturday as Vancouver Whitecaps host Chicago Fire at BC Place.
Comedy: Join funnyman, David Cross at The Vogue Theatre for an evening of comedy on Wednesday.
Pop: Fans will be heading in one direction on Friday night, towards Rogers Arena, to catch Harry Styles take the stage.
SkyHigh: Take your dining experience to new heights with Dinner In The Sky, high above the shore of North Vancouver until July 29th.
Stars: The stars and future stars come out as Theatre Under The Stars begins previews this week of its 2018 season of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and 42ND Street.
Dance: The 30th Anniversary of Dancing on the Edge Festival opens tomorrow at Firehall Arts Centre, then running 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.
Party: Khatsahlano the massive, free street party takes over West 4th Ave from Burrard to Macdonald, bringing music, food, shopping and fun to Kits from 11am – 9pm
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.
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 opens a new 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
Penthouse: Tyrant Studios Lounge, within the famed Penthouse Night Club welcomes Jazz Fridays and The Comic Strip Saturdays.