Wrapping up March we hope there’s no fooling with this weekend’s picks!
Sense: Wrapping up this Sunday, The Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage breathes new life into the world of the Dashwood Sisters with its creative staging of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility by Kate Hamill.
Mystery: Also only until Sunday, the Firehall Arts Centre is presenting the Vancouver premiere of Our Ghosts by Sally Stubbs, telling a haunting mystery nearly 70 years in the making.
Ice Cream: Another April 2 ending take place at The Cultch Historic Theatre, with the curtain closing on Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream by Indian Ink Theatre from New Zealand to its East Van Stage
Wife: Only until April 1, at Performance Works on Granville Island, Excavation Theatre’s production of What a Young Wife Ought to Know, takes an unflinching look at love, sex, class, and fertility
Festival: Until May 28th, Urban Ink and The Cultch welcome new works and past favourites to a free, all-digital TRANSFORM Cabaret Festival focuses on empowering Indigenous artists and encouraging collaboration with non-Indigenous artists.
Piano: Onstage March 28th, at Christ Church Cathedral, Music on Main presents Vicky Chow Plays Philip Glass. A highly anticipated homecoming, Vancouver-raised new music superstar Vicky Chow returns from New York to perform legendary composer Philip Glass’ Piano Études, Book 1
Cabaret: At The Arts Club Granville Island Stage, until April 30, Rubaboo is a theatrical indigenous cabaret, guided by powerhouse Métis performer Andrea Menard, an acclaimed singer-songwriter and actor. Featuring the sounds of drums and guitar, this grand musical feast includes songs of reconciliation, unity, love, frustration, and resilience.
Gallery: Until May 14, Polygon Gallery presents As We Rise: Photography from the Black Atlantic Curated by Elliott Ramsey, the exhibition is organized by Aperture and features more than 100 photographs from the Wedge Collection — Canada’s largest privately owned collection committed to championing Black artists.
Dance: The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series presents the internationally-renowned Indigenous dance company Dancers of Damelahamid Thursday March 30, at noon.
Ballet: Join Ballet BC for Take Form March 31 and April 1 only, featuring six personal and intimate world premiere performances choreographed by Ballet BC artists.
Premiere: The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts Studio Theatre welcomes Voirelia Dance Hub’s premiere of De/Formed Revival, a blend of contemporary dance with Renaissance art visuals, Friday & Saturday, March 31 & April 1, 8pm
Pucks: The Vancouver Canucks host a pair of games this weekend, welcoming Calgary on Friday night and LA Kings on Sunday to Rogers Arena.
Kicks: It’s an all-Canadian clash at BC Place this weekend as Vancouver Whitecaps FC host Montreal Impact on Saturday April 1
Sun: Take off to the sun as Hawaii From Above makes a return to Fly Over Canada, bringing its lush forests and flowing waterfalls to sandy beaches and dazzling shorelines to the Canada Place attraction until April 23
Dinner: Until April 15th, Provence Marinaside’s Owner/Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia shares some of his favourite French comfort foods with diners in a unique format Provence is calling ‘Quelle Surprise’ (‘What a Surprise’).