Our first official week of Summer is upon us, bringing with it bright sun and more entertaining picks and activities!
Summer: The 11thIndian Summer Festival, 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)
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.
Love: Tourism Vancouver’s #LoveVancouver love bubbles are back for summer bringing unique entertainment venues to Dunsmuir Patio at Bentall Centre and Westin Bayshore this week
Space: June 24 & 25, book your bubble to visit HR MacMillan Space Centre to learn the difference between Asteroids and Comets
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.
Hawaii: For a limited time, until August 15th, take a trip to the tropics as Fly Over Canada presents Hawaii from Above, a soaring, sense-awakening journey over islands.
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.
Outside: Get out and enjoy Push Walks, from PuSh Festival unique audio walks 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.
ArtWalk: Get out and about exploring North Van Arts’ North Shore Culture Compass, to find sights, or public outdoor art.