The temperatures and entertainment is heating up this week!
Beatles: Bard on the Beach brings the Beatles and Bard together in its production of As You Like It, in previews this week, opening next week
Sangria: Vancouver Foodster Best Vancouver Sangria Challenge continues running until June 25, get out and try all the entries then vote for your favourites
Art: The 7th annual ParkerArtSalon continues until June 16th with “What Moves You” exhibition at Pendulum Gallery, Waddington’s Online Auction and Parker Street Studio Tours + Hall Exhibition where the participating artists at Parker Street Studios open up their studios to the public.
Championship: Whitecaps FC take the pitch at BC Place to defend the Canadian Championship against Montreal on Wednesday, then take the field again against Cincinnati on Saturday
Spring: The curtain closes Saturday at The Shop Theatre, as Renegade Arts Co stages Spring Awakening, the Tony Award-winning musical by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, following a group of late nineteenth century German students on their passage to adulthood.
Renaissance: After a three year hiatus, ‘Italian Day on The Drive’, is back! Themed ‘Renaissance’, the rebirth of Italian Day take place over 14 blocks of Commercial Drive on Sunday, June 11th, celebrating Italian culture, heritage and community.
Carole: Until August 6th, ‘Feel the Earth Move’ and hear some of pop’s greatest hits as The Arts Club presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage.
Stage: Until June 10th, Stage Fest New West presented by The Stage Musical Theatre Academy at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster celebrates young artists in our community with family friendly productions.
Premiere: Presentation House Theatre welcomes the Canadian Premiere of the award-winning The Window Outside by Belinda Lopez – taking a look at how aging, illness and care-giving effects the family dynamic – onstage until June 25
Talking: Until July 2, the 22nd annual Talking Stick Festival 2023: Summer Reverb, honouring National Indigenous History Month, continues throughout the month at diverse locations within the city of Vancouver
Dirty: A seductive mix of circus, drag, dance, burlesque, music, and comedy, Briefs Factory International from Australia, with Zee Zee Theatre present Dirty Laundry at The Cultch June 9-25, featuring a line-up of classic Briefs boys and some shiny new boys and toys
Market: A kaleidoscope of colours, fantastical characters, and mouth-watering international foods combine at the 2023 Richmond Night Market, North America’s largest event of its kind runs weekends until October 9, 2023
Shipyard: Across the lower mainland, another market open this weekend, the 2023 Shipyards Night Market runs Friday nights until September 15th at the Shipyards in North Vancouver.
Exhibition: On display until June 11, Richmond Art Gallery, in partnership with the Richmond Public Library, presents A Small but Comfy House and Maybe a Dog the first major solo exhibition by Amy Ching-Yan Lam, guest curated by Su-Ying Lee, featuring sculptures made in collaboration with HaeAhn Woo Kwon, with objects from the collections of the Gallery and the neighbouring Richmond Public Library.