The first official weekend of summer kicks the season off with a bounty of entertaining picks
Eat: Tonight, take a bite out of central Richmond as Tasting Plates; Richmond Edition, visits 75 West Coast Grill, Cavu Kitchen Bar, Harold’s Bistro & Bar & 38 Sampal Korean BBQ.
Arts: The 11th Annual Queer Arts Festival continues through June 28th at Roundhouse Community Centre
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.
SoapOpera: Vancouver TheatreSports presents its newest show, Improv Mondays with Michelle – Fake Stories, Real Improvisers hosted by the character Michelle from the popular web comedic soap opera Michelle’s.
Reggae: Friday night, the River Rock Show Theatre welcomes the distinctive voice of Shaggy to the stage.
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.
Summer: Celebrate the Solstice at Museum of Vancouver and H.R. Macmillan Space Centre’s Perspectives on the Solstice summer kick-off event on June 21st.
Jazz: The 34th Vancouver International Jazz Festival runs June 21 to July 1st with hundred of artists, performances and events, many free, taking place all over Vancouver
Songwriter: Saturday singer/songwriter Josh Ritter plays Vogue Theatre with guests Penny and Sparrow
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
Match: Whitecaps FC return to BC Place to play host to Colorado Rapids Saturday evening
Country: Award winning country artist Terri Clark performs Sunday night at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver