Summer solstice is upon us, longer daylight hours and looser restrictions combine for the start of some fun picks of the week ahead!
Dance: The Dance Centre’s 2020-2021 Discover Dance! Series wraps up tomorrow with the internationally-renowned Goh Ballet, streaming to 17th, featuring members of the Goh Ballet Youth Company and Goh Ballet Academy’s Senior Professional Division.
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
Sojourn: The 20th Anniversary of the Talking Stick Festival moves into the season with Summer Sojourn a bountiful celebration of Indigenous performance, art and culture performances online until July 1 (and beyond)
Rides: Playland is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday to provide plenty of thrills and fun for the whole family.
Markets: For your farm fresh produce and supplies Vancouver Farmers Markets at Riley Park, Trout Lake, Kitsilano, West End and Mount Pleasant are now open until the autumn with Downtown opening this week and False Creek market opening soon.
Summer: The 11th Indian Summer Festival, opens tomorrow June 17th, Vancouver’s ‘festival for the curious mind’ offers daring, multi-arts events bringing together diverse artists and audiences through five weeks of curated events, streaming most Thursdays and Saturdays until July 17th (except July 1st)
Walk: Get outside and enjoy 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.
Compass: Get out and about exploring North Van Arts’ North Shore Culture Compass, to find sights, or public outdoor art.
Listen: The Arts Club Listen to This series of audio plays adds SOMEONE LIKE YOU: by Christine Quintana to its line-up, joining the already available, Night Passing: by Scott Button and UNEXPECTING: by Bronwyn Carradine for listening online.
Opera: Vancouver Opera’s 2020–2021 digital season wraps up in June with Carmen: Up Close And Personal now streaming on Vancouver Opera’s digital portal along with the season’s other productions; La Voix Humaine, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and The Music Shop.