Can you believe it’s March already?! Signs of spring are all around, and let’s see what the season is bringing to keep us entertained this week
Dine: It’s the last week to check out Dine Out Vancouver Festival before it wraps up on March 7th, you’re sure to find sometime to whet your appetite from the over 330 restaurants (most ever) serving multi-course menus at set prices starting from just $15.
Orchestra: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‘s digital theconcerthall.ca is debuting The Resilient Symphony, with special guests James Ehnes, Itzhak Perlman, k.d. lang, Geddy Lee, Steven Page, and many more in an evening of music and stories, joining the others still streaming productions from throughout the season.
Feast: The Polygon Gallery is showing the Canadian premiere of a colourful touring exhibition, Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography, until May 30th
Library: Streaming online from March 6 to 28, Zee Zee Theatre presents the world premiere of Virtual Humanity, a deeply personal, one-on-one experience adapting the company’s annual Human Library project into the digital space, where participants can ‘check out’ a human for a candid conversation about their life experiences, culture and beliefs.
Choreo: Streaming until March 11th , the Dance Centre in Vancouver is featuring renowned choreographer and performer, Joshua Beamish – MOVETHECOMPANY PROXIMITY as part of its Global Connections Series.
Ahoy: Join Chor Leoni for an evening of Shanties! A Musical Voyage, premiering for free (donations welcome) online March 6th and available for viewing until March 14th, to everyone across Canada who RSVPs.
Listen: The Arts Club has released the first of four audio plays, in its Listen to This series; UNEXPECTING: by Bronwyn Carradine is now available for listening
Festival: The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) is returning for its 21st season from March 4 to June 19, 2021, featuring 18 livestreamed contemporary dance performances.
Earthquake: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s newest exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, is running until September 5, 2021
Museum: A perfect visit for the Chinese New Year season, stop by MOV at Vanier Park or the Chinatown location to view A Seat at the Table a collaborative exhibition exploring historical and contemporary stories of Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging.
Colour: Now open at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art find the Western Canadian premiere of running from February 3 –May 9, 2021.