Many think of the Labour Day weekend as the end of summer, but we still have weeks until summer’s official end. Plenty of time for more entertaining picks…
FlipFlops: The Waste to Wonder exhibit at the Grand Court of Metropolis at Metrotown, runs until September 8th, consisting of five life-size sculptures of Canadian at-risk wildlife (the narwhal, orca, bison, grizzly, and caribou), each made from more than 6,500 recycled flip flops by Ocean Sole Africa.
Bard: The 30th season of Bard on the Beach runs until September 21 at Vanier Park with Taming of the Shrew and Shakespeare in Love playing in repertoire through the summer on the Mainstage and Coriolanus on the Howard Family Stage.
North: The Great White North meets the Land of Fire and Ice as Flyover Canada welcomes Flyover Iceland to the cinematic adventure August 29th, until October 20
Festival: Vancouver Fringe Festival brings 10 days of arts, theatre and experiences to Vancouver stages September 5 – 15.
Avalon: English singer-songwriter, Bryan Ferry performs his solo hits and those from his Roxy Music years on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage on Thursday
School: Hit the books and laughs as Back to School Theatresports comes to The Improv Centre on Granville Island, Tuesdays to Saturdays from September 3 to October 12.
Rock: Death Cab For Cutie takes the music outside to the stage at Malkin Bowl on Thursday evening.
Trio: Friday night, Malkin Bowl is filled with more music, as local group Said The Whale take the outdoor stage in Stanley Park
Blooms: The second Chilliwack Sunflower Festival runs until September 15th, with a total of 20 acres of flowers, bringing colour to the Fraser Valley community
Folk: Indie-Folk outfit Bon Iver play the Pacific Coliseum at PNE on Saturday September 7th.
Art: The Vancouver Art Gallery dives into its permanent collection to present Robert Rauschenberg 1965–1980, an exhibition of important but rarely seen works by the prolific twentieth-century American artist, until October