After weeks of smoky haze, the skies have cleared making it a pleasure to get out and enjoy the picks of the week
Spectacle: The tall ship Amara Zee docks along the shores of False Creek until Sept 3rd and becomes the backdrop & stage for a free, unique, acrobatic aerial musical Climatopian Spectacle – Nomadic Tempest.
Singer: acclaimed Canadian singer/songwriter k.d.lang performs two shows at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday
Heartbreakers: Thursday night at Rogers Arena, rock legends Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers take to the stage
Films: Vancouver’s second largest film festival, VQFF continues around the city until Sunday.
Shakespeare: Bard on the Beach is under the tents at Vanier Park, Much Ado About Nothing and The Winter’s Tale are on the BMO Mainstage with The Merchant of Venice and Two Gentlemen of Verona in previews on the Howard Family Stage
Nooners: Don’t forget to enjoy the free afternoon concerts at the CBC Musical Nooners at the CBC Plaza on Hamilton St
Country: Friday night Rogers Arena is filled with country stars as Zac Brown Band stop in Vancouver
Roar: The BC Lions host Calgary Stampeders at BC Place on Friday night
PNE: Another season of Summer Nights Concerts kicks off as the PNE opens on Saturday
Pride: The Royal City rolls out the welcome mat for the New West Pride Street Party on Columbia Street and parties throughout Saturday
Kicks: Saturday, Whitecaps FC return home to play host to Houston Dynamo for the team’s annual Pride Night at BC Place
Movies: Don’t forget to head outdoors and catch cinema under the stars with Outdoor Cinema BC shows popping up all over Metro Vancouver