Can you believe we’re already wrapping up the fourth month of the year? Before you start swing around the Maypole, let’s see what there is to entertain you.
Masterpiece: Imagine Van Gogh: The Immersive Exhibition continues at Vancouver Convention Centre, until August 29, 2021 so you have the whole summer to see this amazing spectacle of Van Gogh’s masterpieces.
Ballet: For International Dance Day April 29th, Ballet BC’s is presenting an encore of its latest production, REACHING U, featuring GARDEN: Choreographed by Medhi Walerski and BEDROOM FOLK: Choreographed by Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar – tickets by donation
Opera: The Vancouver Opera 2020–2021 digital season is coming to a close with the premiere of Carmen: Up Close And Personal on Saturday, May 1. This film adaptation of Bizet’s original masterpiece provides an intimate and unique view into Carmen’s world.
Festival: The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) continues until June but next up, VIDF presents Company 605’s Brimming from April 29 – May 1. With a multi-camera approach this stream takes viewers inside the dance, created and performed by Company 605 co-director Josh Martin
Spring: The 20th Anniversary of the Talking Stick Festival continues for 2021, Full Circle: First Nations Performance invites audiences to join in online to celebrate and keep communities connected by the warming fire of Spring Awakening, a line-up of free performance and events, from April 29-May 1.
Wine: Until May 1st, Vancouver International Wine Festival and Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival are partnering to present a unique new online event, the Bacchanalia Online Auction, replacing the long-running Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction, annual in-person VIWF event.
Art: The 6th annual ParkerArtSalon is going Canada-wide for 2021 featuring an “Essential Travel” themed online auction and a curated month of art, throughout May.
French: Coquitlam’s Festival du Bois has been a beacon of Spring for more than three decades this year the festival is online until April 30
Walk: Push Walks, from PuSh Festival are a unique invitation to take a safe walk with artists through the urban spaces that have given them inspiration, listen and walk to one of the six Walks now available where you find your podcasts.
Earthquake: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s newest exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, is running until September 5, 2021
Museum: Continuing at MOV’s Vanier Park and Chinatown locations, A Seat at the Table is a timely collaborative exhibition exploring historical and contemporary stories of Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging.
Colour: Now open at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art find the Western Canadian premiere of Indigenous History in Colour running until May 9, 2021.