As we move past Labour Day, and people head back to school and work, it’s easy to think summer is over, but we still have a couple weeks to go, so let’s keep it going with these picks.
Bard: There’s just days left for some of the shows at Bard on the Beach 2018. Make your picks between a brilliant Beatles themed version of As You Like It, or the dramatic Macbeth on the Mainstage, and find Timon of Athens or Lysistrata on the Howard Family Stage, all wrapping up in the next week.
Fringe: The 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival opens Thursday, bringing 11 days of cutting edge theatre and entertainment all around town.
Punt: The BC Lions return to BC Place to host Ottawa Redblacks on Friday night
Park: The much anticipated Skookum Festival makes its debut at Stanley Park this weekend, bringing 3 days of music, food, & art to Brockton Oval & Meadow featuring Florence & The Machine, The Killers, Metric, Arkells, Stereophonics, X Ambassadors and more.
Cycle: This weekend watch for the RBC Gran Fondo, North America’s largest, to bring masses of cyclists to the sea-to-sky.
Sisters: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Daniel MacIvor’s acclaimed play Marion Bridge, at Kay Meeks Arts Centre in West Vancouver until September 20th.
Things: The Museum of Vancouver’s exhibit Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives, brings the great outdoors, indoors to take a look at the relationship between local plants and animals and the people and places in the city, showing until 2019
Inked: The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Art examines the deep-rooted traditions of Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment, in BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest an exhibit curated by Dion Kaszas of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation, until January 2019
Lounge: The Tyrant Studios continues their Friday Jazz and Saturday Night Comedy Series into September
Rock: After cancelling a series of shows due to illness, the Foo Fighters return to the stage in Vancouver on Saturday night at Rogers Arena
Cabin: Take a trip to the cabin while staying indoors, at the Vancouver Art Gallery as Cabin Fever an exhibit tracing the history of the North American cabin as an architectural form and a cultural construct, on view until September 30, 2018