The year is moving swiftly on to the midway point as we start June cautiously optimistic that our summer may find more easing of pandemic restrictions, allowing even more entertaining picks to add to our calendar.
Concert: Tonight, after 18 virtual concerts, Early Music Vancouver (EMV) brings its Digital Concert Hall to a close with Concerti Virtuosi featuring Pacific Baroque Orchestra & Vincent Lauzer.
Doors: The 14th Doors Open Richmond, presented by The Richmond Museum, returns for a second virtual event, online this week June 5–12, 2021, featuring more than 30 sites representing Richmond’s cultural diversity and heritage.
Dance: The Dance Centre’s 2020-2021 Discover Dance! Series comes to a close this week with the internationally-renowned Goh Ballet, streaming from June 3rd to 17th, featuring members of the Goh Ballet Youth Company and Goh Ballet Academy’s Senior Professional Division.
Art: The Vancouver Art Gallery’s 2021 Art Auction | Spring Forward, takes place online June 1 to June 15, 2021. The Gallery fundraiser features outstanding artworks by renowned local and international artists, on view at the Gallery’s 4th Floor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quake: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, is running until September 5, 2021
Museum: Ongoing at MOV’s Vanier Park and Chinatown locations, until 2022, 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.