Picks of the Week – May 30, 2018

The end of May is already upon us, while the usual June Gloom may descend upon us the week is bright with entertainment in the picks of the week

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir

Choir:  Saturday Christ Church Cathedral is filled with the sounds of the Good Noise Choir’s season finale concerts Jazz Meets Gospel, at 3pm and 8pm.

Legend: Prepare to throw the panties as the legend Tom Jones shakes his stuff at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Saturday.

Comedy: Controversial comedienne Kathy Griffin brings her brand of laughter to the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday night.

Art: This Saturday and Sunday, the 26th West of Main Art Walk, Open Studio and Sale brings hundreds out to explore the studios, galleries, work spaces and open houses for free in the area between Point Grey & Main Street, Granville Island & 41st Avenue.


Quintet: Vancouver ProMusica presents the renowned chamber music group, Ad Mare Wind Quintet for an entertaining matinee concert on Sunday, June 3 at 2pm at Pyatt Hall, on Seymour Street.

Haida:  Museum of Vancouver is presenting, 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, until June 15.

Duo: The Vancouver Art Gallery unites the works of two dynamic female early 20th century artists Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman, on view at the Gallery until September 3, 2018

Katie Ellen Humphries

Live: The legendary Penthouse brings performances of a different kind to its new live venue, this weekend Tyrant Studios presents Jazz with Nathan Barrett on Friday night, The Comedy Strip headlined by Katie Ellen Humphries on Saturday and Goblin Cabaret with Manu Reymond and Colin Lamb on Sunday

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 exhibition Culture at the Centre, until October 8th. d 

Resist: Also until October 8th at MOA, the new exhibit, Arts of Resistance: Politics and the Past in Latin America, invites visitors to take a closer look at the political and social significance of Latin American artistic traditions to express political realities.

Midway: Enjoy summer excitement at Playland on weekends with three added rides for the family’s excitement.

MammaMiaAbba: You’ll say thank you for the music as the Abba musical Mamma Mia! at the Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre Stage,  until August 12th

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