Picks of the Week – July 12

Mid-July and hopefully your summer is as hot as the weather. If not, the picks of the week have lots of finds for your week’s entertainment value.

Food: Tonight, join other food lovers for Tasting Plates – Stadium District, experience the tastes of the eateries around BC Place and Rogers Arena

Broadway: Give into the spirit of the night as Broadway Across Canada brings the legendary Phantom of the Opera to the Queen Elizabeth Stage starting tonight until July 23

Folk: The 40th Vancouver Folk Music Festival finds Jericho Beach Park filling with Folk and folks on July 13,  14, 15 & 16.

Youth: Newly formed theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society presents their first show This Is Our Youth, starting Friday July 14th at the Red Gate Revue Stage on Granville Island


Front: Fridays on Front is a new evening market experience on Front Street in New Westminster; food, artisans, entertainment and more

Adults: Friday’s in July are Adults-Only at Playland, spend your evening with a drink in hand as you wander the park surrounding my those 19+ only.

Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company stages are loaded with entertainment; Million Dollar Quartet at The Stanley Stage, wraps up this Sunday, July 16th, Hand To God at The Goldcorp Stage, continues until June 25th and Bittergirl The Musical runns until July 29th at Granville Island Stage

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.

Rock: Nineties faves Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows share the stage at Rogers Arena on Sunday night.

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