It’s that time again, the unofficial kick off to Summer; Victoria Day, May Long, May Two-Four, whatever you might call this long weekend there’s no doubt you’ll find something entertaining to pick from…
Dance: The Scotiabank Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series brings its season to a close with a performance of African dance by Jacky Essombe to the Centre on May 16th, for two shows, at noon + 6pm
Festival: The Arts Umbrella brings a variety of performances to the stage with its Theatre & Music Department’s 2019 Expressions Theatre Festival, May 17 – 25 at Waterfront Theatre
Ballers:The Great Leap explores a 1989 exhibition basketball game in Beijing at The Arts Club BMO Theatre Centre until May 19th.
Balls: See if Whitecaps FC can notch another win when they play host to Atlanta United FC on Wednesday evening at BC Place
Puppets: Museum of Anthropologie’s Shadows, Strings and Other Things features a broad array of puppets, old and new, from 15 countries across Asia, Europe, and the Americas from May 16 to October 14, 2019.
Jericho: Edward Bond’s The Sea, comes ashore at the Jericho Arts Centre, presented by The Slamming Door Artist Collective, from May 2nd to 19th.
Jazz: Vancouver’s Alan Matheson Septet bring their ‘little big band’ sound to the stage at Pyatt Hall on May 18th.
Improv: Vancouver Theatresports slays audiences with laughter at Throne and Games – The Last Laugh featuring some familiar characters along with a myriad of unexpected plot twists as suggested by the audience.
Art: Celebrate the Class of 2019 at The Show at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, the public exhibition of graduating student works until May 19th
Fairytale: May 16 – 26, Presentation House Theatre brings the comedic spin on ‘The Princess and the Pea” Once Upon A Mattress to the stage