Picks of the Week – March 14, 2018

You won’t have time to beware of the Ides of March this week, there’s too much entertainment in these picks of the week.

Taste: Tonight, foodies and friends descend on Coquitlam for a Tasting Plates explores the suburbs flavours

Ceilidh: The 2018 Celtic Fest Ceilidh invites you to kick up your heels on Friday night as some of Vancouver’s finest Celtic performers keep the party going all night at Scottish Cultural Centre

Shamrocks: What would St Paddy’s Day be without some laughter? To make sure, you get your belly full, Vancouver Theatresports League’s Shamrocks and Shenanigans, brings us a night of Irish themed fun starting with Classic Theatresports plus a late night Celtic inspired OK Tinder.

Photo: Rebecca Blissett
Basketry Hat, Haida
Date unknown
Spruce root, paint
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Haida: Friday, Museum of Vancouver debuts a new exhibition, Haida Now. A collaboration with The Haida Gwaii Museum bring 450 works together in a one of a kind collection of Haida arts and culture.

Culture: Musqueam, Squamish, Lil’wat, Heiltsuk, Nisga’a, Haida are collaborating for the first time so you can learn more about the cultures of these First Nations and the importance of their cultural centres at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC’s new exhibition Culture at the Centre, opening Sunday March 18

Comedy: The Gateway Theatre presents the romantic comedy I Lost My Husband, March 15th to 24th

Cohen: The Firehall Arts Centre celebrates its 35th Anniversary with its award winning Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen playing until April 21st.

Rock: Comic Glam Metal comes to the Commodore Ballroom when Steel Panther returns for a trio of shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights

DanceVancouver International Dance Festival keeps bringing the world of dance to the stages around the city until March 24th

Family: The Arts Club presents an emotional new family drama, Forget About Tomorrow, from a creator of Mom’s The Word, onstage at Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre until March 25

Pucks: The Vancouver Canucks try to triumph over San Jose Sharks on Saturday night at Rogers Arena

Paws: If you’ve got little ones, Queen Elizabeth Theatre might be the place for you this weekend as Paw Patrol Live takes the stage.




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