As summer turns to August, we feel that it’s moving along far too swiftly so we’d best make the most of the picks of the week.
Sundaes: Vancouver Foodster has just the thing to beat the heat of August, the Vancouver Foodster Best Sundae Challenge starts today August 3rd, running until Sunday August 28th with challengers around town presenting their best Sundae treats for voting by the public and judges. .
Bach: Early Music Vancouver’s 2022 Vancouver Bach Festival – Scottish Baroque and Other Traditions continues, in-person, at venues around the city, including Christ Church Cathedral and Chan Centre until Saturday, August 6
Italy: Farren Timoteo’s hilarious Made In Italy is back by popular demande for a return engagement at The Arts Club Granville Island Stage until August 21st.
Meow: Children’s Theatre of Richmond, a Richmond-based organization dedicated to providing a platform for young actors to showcase their talents, presents CATS: Young Actors Edition at the PAL Studio Theatre from July 29 to Aug. 7.
Kicks: Can Voyageur Cup Champions Whitecaps FC triumph again at BC Place when they welcome Houston Dynamo to the pitch on Friday August 5th
Balls: The Vancouver Canadians 2022 are in the midst of another home stand at Nat Bailey Stadium hosting the Tri-City Dust Devils until August 7th, with We Care Wednesday benefiting Out on Screen tonight, a ‘Nooner at the Nat on Friday and a post-game Fireworks Extravaganza on Saturday evening.
Roar: Paint the town orange as BC Lions play host to Edmonton Elks on Saturday evening at BC Place on Legends Night when Kicker Paul McCallum and offensive lineman Jovan Olafioye are enshrined into the Lions’ Wall of Fame.
Arts: The South Asian Arts Society has curated a talented line-up for the seventh annual Monsoon Festival of the Performing Arts, returning August 5-31.
Stars: Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) is great way to spend an evening surrounded by nature at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Part with the hilarious Shakespearean themed comedy Something Rotten! and the Queen jukebox musical We Will Rock You on alternate evenings until August 27.
Movie: Summer Movie Nights are back in Downtown Vancouver, watch the action of Space Jam this Thursday at sundown, other family friendly activations starting in front of the Art Gallery at 4pm.
Music: August 7th, after a week-long mentorship program with the Microcosmos Quartet, Music on Main presents the Kessler Academy at Pyatt Hall performing a special tribute to music from Ukraine and Poland
Photo: The Burrard Arts Foundation’s latest photography exhibition, wraps up next weekend, August 6th. Around Us, presented in partnership with Project Society, features work from nine Canadian contemporary artists that explore abstract, adjacent, and/or satirical notions of the self.
Garden: re:Naissance Opera co-presents touring Indigenous-Classical artist Jessica McMann performing her debut album Incandescent Tales as part of the summer-long Awaken Chinatown: Enchanted Evenings Concert series at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden on August 5th.