We move into another month of the Covid-19 era, BC is slowly reopening as more retail, restaurants, and some tourism attractions welcome visitors again. The Arts community is still in the dark but finding ways to keep entertaining us with their virtual picks
Choir: Chor Leoni Inside, continues tonight at 7pm, with the choir’s livestream featuring new and previously unreleased videos from Chor Leoni’s past concerts and tours, with live commentary from Artistic Director Erick Lichte, and guest interviews.
Summer: Vancouver’s Indian Summer Festival digital 10th anniversary season continues with streaming content on digital channels at 7:01pm every Saturday, until July 18th, this Saturday June 6th, join Nobel Prize-winning economist and author Joseph Stiglitz on ‘People, Power, and Profits’ with Indian economist Arjun Jayadev
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.
Digital: The Arts Club: Digital Edition offers three different channels to bring the Arts Club; live performances, workshops, and behind the scenes archives into your home throughout the week
Sites: This week Parks Canada has begun to slowly reopen local National Park Reserves and National Historic Sites like Fort Langley.
Botanical: Van Dusen Botanical Gardens has reopened, with new social distancing rules and procedures, nicely timed to let you get out and enjoy the spring blooms
Gardens: Victoria’s famed Butchart Gardens has also reopened this week, welcoming the public to take in the blooms and tranquility of the beautiful 55 acre garden as a break from COVID-19 home confinement
Art: Vancouver Art Gallery continues its ongoing Art Connects series of online gatherings.
Opera: Vancouver Opera Offstage is a brand-new weekly Wednesday podcast with host Les Dala, Vancouver Opera’s chorus director and associate conductor taking you inside the world of opera, here and around the world.
Museum: While it prepares for reopening later in the month, the Royal BC Museum (RBCM), continues its RBCM@Home program with a selection of offerings for kids and adults alike, and don’t forget to let the Museum know your Covid-19 Stories.
Space: Tonight, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Virtual Cosmic Night livestream explores Black Holes, which is also the topic of the weekly “Ask an Astronomer” with astronomer Rachel Wang June 4th YouTube live stream session.
Concerts: Live Nation: Live from Home curates a collection of artists from all genres to bring you music, stories and more from their homes.
Indigenous: MOA at UBC has assembled a list of #MOAFromHome activities and resources to keep visitors inspired until they can physically visit again.