We moved into June, or is it Junary again? The weather may be variable but the great entertainment in the picks of the week is constant.
Mystery: The Firehall Arts Centre brings its 2021-2022 Reunion Season to a close with the presentation of, Yellow Fever, running until June 12.
Boots: The Arts Club kicks up its heels as previews for Kinky Boots get underway June 9, on stage at the Stanley Theatre until July 31
Greek: The Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC’s Greek Heritage Month, continues with events at the Hellenic Hall throughout the weekend, and all month.
Global: The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra’s annual Global Soundscapes Festival returns live and in-person June 9-12, 2022. Presenting a line-up of rich sound and rhythm
Poet: The second Poetry Project Exhibition and Book Launch, A collaborative project between Beedie Luminaries and ParkerArtSalon, brings Art and Poetry together again at the at the new GALLERY GEORGE on display until June 26th.
Drive: Presentation House Theatre presents Drive Me Crazy, the HUB Happening produced by the Serendipity Theatre Collective is a story of three generations each passionate about driving.
Tower: The Richmond Art Gallery (RAG) latest exhibition A Minaret for the General’s Wife by award winning Toronto-based Turkish-Canadian artist Erdem Tasdelen is on display until July 31, 2022.
Orange: The BC Lions home opener kicks the regular season into high-gear with a pre-game street festival on Robson Street, and a 30 minute One Republic pre-game performance before the Lions host Edmonton Elks at BC Place
Musical: At The Shop Theatre June 9 to 25, Renegade Productions Theatre Company presents the award-winning stage musical ONCE, adapted from the Oscar winning film.
Cabaret: The Vogue Theatre welcomes Real Housewives’ Luann De Lesseps’ Countess Cabaret for an evening of music and ‘tea’ on Thursday evening
Art: MOA presents its newest exhibition this week: Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Soñadores + creadores del cambio features artworks by 33 Mexican-American artists from Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, New York and Texas, most exhibiting in Canada for the first time, on exhibit from May 12, 2022 to January 1, 2023
Trio: The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) has a host of new exhibitions now open and running through the summer: Kids Take Over, RESTLESS: Recent Acquisitions, and Everything Under The Sun: In Memory of Andrew Gruft are a trio of new exhibitions giving visitors to VAG plenty to view through to September 11th
Ghosts: North Vancouver’s The Polygon Gallery opens its latest exhibition in one week, running until August 14, 2022, Ghosts of the Machine is a new group exhibition by curator Elliott Ramsey that looks at the relationships between humans, technology, and ecology.
Canoe: Vancouver Maritime Museum recognizes National Indigenous History Month with two new exhibitions opening, We Were So Far Away and Tapestry of Change – both exploring Inuit stories and communities. As well, the ongoing exhibition Canoe Cultures :: Ho’-ku-melh has been extended until August 15.