It’s a lucky day 08/08/18, and as luck would have it there’s plenty to keep you entertained in this week’s picks.
Balls: Tonight at BC Place cheer on Whitecaps FC on the first leg of the Canadian Championship Finals against Toronto FC.
Bach: Early Music Vancouver’s 3rd Bach Festival is filling Christ Church Cathedral and Chan Centre for Performing Arts with the sounds of the classical composer until August 10th
Arts: Harmony Arts Festival makes West Vanancouver’s Ambleside park the place to be for food, fun and entertainment until August 12
SkyHigh: Take your dining experience to new heights with Dinner In The Sky, high above the shore of West Vancouver’s Ambleside Park Aug 4 – Sep 3.
Jericho: The Ensemble Theatre Company Summer Repertory Festival continues until August 17 with a trio of plays at Jericho Arts Centre: Dark Road by Ian Rankin, A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin & The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Festies: The Vancouver Queer Film Festival gets underway this week with a kick off screening at party at šx???ex?n Xwtl’a7shn Plaza (QET Plaza) on Thursday Aug 9th.
Punt: The BC Lions play host to Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday August 9th at BC Place
Bard: Make your picks between a brilliant Beatles themed version of As You Like It, now extended until September 28, or the dramatic Macbeth on the Mainstage, and find Timon of Athens or Lysistrata on the Howard Family Stage at Bard on the Beach 2018
Tyrant: Enjoy the August line-up of comedy and jazz at Tyrant Studios Summer Lounge Series: Friday Jazz & The Comic Strip Saturdays
Disco: There’s no reason to panic it’s not really a disco, but Panic at the Disco is coming to Rogers Arena on Saturday August 11.
Rock: Jack White brings his solo show to the stage at Rogers Arena but expect to hear tunes from his many other collaborations and bands on Sunday night
Laugh: Visit one of the best patios in Vancouver, the Neil McRae Bar at the Improv Centre on Granville Island and while you’re there get a good laugh a at Vancouver Theatresports League zany improv antics when you check out the fun at Avocado Toast or stay for the late night show WTF – What The Fun!
Stars: Theatre Under The Stars has extended the 2018 season of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and 42ND Street on alternating nights at Malkin Bowl, now closing August 25th.
Abba: I dare you to not sing along at the Abba musical Mamma Mia! at the Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre Stage, until August 12th
Midway: Enjoy summer excitement at Playland opens daily from July 29th for all your family’s summer excitement, or leave the kids at home for Playland Nights, Fridays from 7pm to Midnight
Music: The CBC Musical Nooners are back for another year, bringing lunch time music to the outdoor CBC Plaza on Hamilton Street
Dine: Pay an ode to the summer tomato harvest at Provence Marinaside’s Tomato Festival through the month of August