It’s nearly the middle of July, the peak of summer is upon us. My Picks of the Week include food, music, festivals, theatre and more.
Richmond: Get out and explore the dining options around Richmond with Tasting Plates – Central Richmond edition tonight.
Game Show: The Price is Right Live continues through this weekend at the River Rock Casino Show Theatre
Play: The last show in The Arts Club Theatre Company’s season, Red Rock Diner runs at the Granville Island Stage until August 2nd
Rock: Legendary rock duo, The Cult take to the Commodore Ballroom stage on Thursday night
Bard: At Vanier Park, all 4 plays in this year’s Bard on the Beach season; Midsomer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, Equivocation and Cymbeline, continue on alternating nights
Sing: Sing a song, sing it all night long as Showtunes at 1181 starting at 6pm on Friday night.
Wiggle: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the long running wearable art and performance festival with the Wiggle Weekend, a Friday night preview at FUSE in the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Main Event Saturday at The Fox Cabaret
Fest: Across the water in Victoria, the 3rd annual Rock The Shore Festival features Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, The Cult, Billy Talent, Our Lady Peace, Mother Mother and many more Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Street Party: Saturday July 12, thousands of people will fill 10 blocks of Kitsilano for the annual Khatsalano street festival on 4th Ave.
Sport: Coming off their big win against Seattle last weekend, Whitecaps FC play host to Chivas USA at BC Place on Saturday evening.
Arts: Take a getaway from the city and head out to Harrison Hot Springs for the 36th Annual Harrison Festival of the Arts starting Saturday July 20th running until July 20th