Picks of the Week – March 21, 2018

Spring has sprung in Vancouver, let these picks put a lively spring in your step as you get out and about this week.

Wine: Vinoscenti Vineyards is celebrating the Spring Equinox & German style wines tonight with a special evening of tasting and entertainment at the Surrey winery

Junos:  The 2018 JUNO Awards fill the city with music and celebrations throughout the week.

Film: The Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film brings the best of BC Film to Maple Ridge ACT Centre this weekend.

Kicks: Vancouver Whitecaps FC play host to LA Galaxy on Saturday March 24 at BC Place

Comedy: The Gateway Theatre presents the romantic comedy I Lost My Husband, already sold out until March 24th

Market: Made On Saltspring brings Saltspring Island’s famed Saturday market to Vancouver’s Heritage Hall this weekend, explore the artisans, crafters, designers and builders March 23-25

Country: Canadian country singer/songwriter Brett Kissel comes to the Vogue Theatre on Saturday night

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

Dance: It’s the last chance to catch world class dance before the Vancouver International Dance Festival wraps up this Saturday.

Reel Wheels
Sequence L-R: Jake Anthony, Amy Amantea, Krista Skwarok, Byron Noble
Photo: Tim Matheson

DNA: Realwheels Theatre presents Sequence, a thought provoking drama, at Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver until March 24th

Haida: Until June 15, Museum of Vancouver has 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, until October 8th.

Family: As one show closed another opens at The Arts Club,  the emotional new family drama, Forget About Tomorrow, from a creator of Mom’s The Word, wraps up at Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre on Sunday, while another family drama opens, the Tony-Award winner, The Humans takes to the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage.

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