While the current virus conditions are causing a lot of hand wringing, caution and cancellations let’s see what entertainment finds we have in these picks of the week
Pooh: Carousel Theatre for Young People invites you to visit The House on Pooh Corner to catch up with Winnie-the-Pooh and friends in the 100-Acre Wood, at Waterfront Theatre until March 29.
Truck: If you’re looking for one of the most action-packed motorsports experiences, head to Pacific Coliseum for Monster Jam a weekend event for the whole family, March 14 & 15.
Lacrosse: Vancouver Warriors play host to San Diego and celebrate an early St Patrick’s Day at Rogers Arena on Friday evening.
Comedy: Find out what happens when two families come together for The Wedding Party in previews at The Arts Club Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre until March 22nd.
Ball: Whitecaps FC try to add more points to their total as they host Colorado Rapids on Saturday afternoon.
Trans: The Frank Theatre and Zee Zee Theatre, co-present the Canadian premiere of Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women, an award-winning work starring seven local transgender powerhouses, compiled from interviews with more than 70 transgender women in six different countries from March 12–21, 2020 at Firehall Arts Centre.
Choreograph: The Dance Centre & Vancouver New Music welcome Toronto-based dance artist Bill Coleman and his acclaimed work, Dollhouse, to the Dance Centre March 12 – 14.
Beethovenfest: Join the VSO for a unique immersive celebration of Beethoven’s anniversary – The Beethoven Experience: In the Heart of the Symphony at Commodore Ballroom, with the orchestra spread throughout the venue with the audience mixed amongst them.
Exhibition: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Out of Concealment, a solo exhibition by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, an innovative re-imagining of supernatural beings from the oral traditions of Haida Gwaii, until April 5, 2020.
Dance: Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) takes to stages around Vancouver until March 28, 2020. The Festival offers a program of 31 performances including 12 free shows, 20 free dance classes and much more.
Ice: Vancouver Canucks looks for points when they host Winnipeg Jets at Rogers Arena on Sunday evening.
Interactive: Playing at the Annex Theatre until March 15th Inheritance: a pick-the-path experience is a unique Alley Theatre and Touchstone Theatre co-production that puts the outcome in the palms of the audience.
Gallery: SUM Gallery, welcomes a new exhibition, “Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements”, curated by the queer arts collective, Love Intersections, a visual art exhibit inspired by the Chinese Five Elemental forces, seized by the urgent tensions between Queer Chinese diasporic identities, on show until April 18, 2020.
Rap: Seattle Hip Hop artist Lil Mosey brings his hits to The Vogue Theatre on Friday March 13th
Pottery: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s presents the thought-provoking, Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary, until March 29, 2020.