We’re into the start of another hot spell, and the weather is pretty good too! Let’s see what hot picks are on this week!
Musical: Adapted from Roald Dahl’s novel about the precocious, pint-sized, imaginative student, Matilda the Musical is running at Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage until July 14th.
Global: The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra’s (VICO) 2019 Global Soundscapes Festival wraps up tomorrow, June 13th
Moms: You don’t have to be a mom to enjoy Mom’s The Word 3 – Nest Half Empty, playing at The Arts Club Granville Island Stage, you just have to have one.
Dad: Join Vancouver TheatreSports on Sunday, June 16 at 2:00pm for The SuperDad Show, a special matinee performance in celebration dear ol’ Dad.
Popera: Top-selling solo classical singer Andrea Bocelli performs at Rogers Arena on Thursday June 13th.
Tents: Another season of Bard on the Beach is underway at Vanier Park with Taming of the Shrew and Shakespeare in Love playing in repertoire through the summer
Pop: Canadian superstar Shawn Mendes brings his tour to Rogers Arena on Friday June 14th
Aerial: The first-ever Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit, wraps up June 15th, presented by Vancouver-based dance company, Aeriosa, brings events to SFU Woodwards (atrium), Van Dusen Botanical Gardens (Douglas Firs at Great Lawn), and Guinness Tower (outside).
Ball: The BC Lions football season gets under way Saturday when they play host to Winnipeg Jets at BC Place on Saturday
Puppets:Museum of Anthropologie’s Shadows, Strings and Other Things features a broad array of puppets, old and new, from 15 countries across Asia, Europe, and the Americas until October 14
Dance: Until June 15, at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, MACHiNENOiSY & SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs co-present We Are By Which We Are Moved In Return which seeks to acknowledge the unseen forces, organic and inorganic, that make us and move us.