The leap day gave us one more day in February but March is here and spring it ticking towards us, but before it arrives let’s see what’s in the picks of the weeks.
Rugby: Festivities for Canada Sevens Men’s Rugby Tournament kick-off Friday at Vancouver Art Gallery, before the two-day tournament continues the entertainment for an action packed weekend at BC Place March 7 & 8.
Pooh: Carousel Theatre for Young People invites you to visit The House on Pooh Corner to catch up with Winnie-the-Pooh and friends in the 100-Acre Wood, at Waterfront Theatre until March 29
Southern Belles: The all-female collective of Vancouver-based performers bringing playwright Robert Harling’s heartwarming and witty play Steel Magnolias, to life at The Nest on Granville Island, pull the curtain closed on March 8th.
Women: International Women’s Day at Museum of Anthropology at UBC is a special evening is an intergenerational, intercultural celebration of women supporting women, taking place Thursday March 5
Improv: Vancouver Theatresports celebrates International Women’s Day with a special show featuring an all-star, all-female cast comprised of current active ensemble members, Rookie League members, and some of the company’s illustrious alumni returning to The Improv Centre stage for one night only, March 8th
Grapes: Join winemaker, Melissa Smits, to celebrate International Women’s Day as H Tasting Lounge co-hosts an interactive, five-course wine dinner showcasing some of BC’s most prestigious winemakers from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country on Sunday evening.
Sex: This week is your last chance to catch up with the wonderful witty women taking the stage in Talking Sex on Sunday, the musical comedy wraps up on International Women’s Day March 8th at Firehall Arts Centre
Fest: The 31st Annual Festival du Bois at Mackin Park in Mallardville, Coquitlam, is a full weekend of lively music and dance featuring some of the finest artists from across the country in concerts and workshops for the whole family March 6 – 8.
Mystery: The Arts Club brings a dramatic Vancouver Island cold-case mystery, Cipher, to the Granville Island Stage until March 7, 2020
Comedy: Find out what happens when two families come together for The Wedding Party in previews at The Arts Club Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre.
Dance: Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) takes to stages around Vancouver from March 6 to 28, 2020. The Festival offers a program of 31 performances including 12 free shows, 20 free dance classes and much more.
Brits: English quartet Keane bring their Cause and Effect Tour to the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday March 5
Legend: Pirates, Nuns, Queen Victoria and epic sword fights, are just some of the fun and adventure in Fabulist Theatre’s new swashbuckling feminist comedy, The Untold Legend Of Imogen Flight playing at CBC Studio 700, February 27 – March 7.
Puck: Vancouver Canucks play host to Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday, Colorado Avalanche on Friday and Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday for a trio of games at Rogers Arena
Exhibition: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Out of Concealment, a solo exhibition by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, an innovative re-imagining of supernatural beings from the oral traditions of Haida Gwaii, until April 5, 2020.
Rock: New York rockers The Strokes are on tour, and making a stop at Rogers Arena on Thursday March 5, with guests Alvvays
Gallery: SUM Gallery, welcomes a new exhibition, “Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements”, curated by the queer arts collective, Love Intersections, a visual art exhibit inspired by the Chinese Five Elemental forces, seized by the urgent tensions between Queer Chinese diasporic identities, on show until April 18, 2020
Jazz: The Chan Centre for Performing Arts at UBC welcomes jazz great Dianne Reeves : Beliza Brazil concert to the Chan Shun Concert Hall on Sunday March 8th
Pottery: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s presents the thought-provoking, Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary, until March 29, 2020.