Events & Entertainment Around Vancouver: March 15 – March 18

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BC Place Stadium – Vancouver Whitecaps vs LA Galaxy
Event Dates: 24/03/2018; Time: 15:00
Telephone: ticketmaster.ca
www.ticketmaster.ca

Firehall Arts Centre – Chelsea Hotel – The Songs of Leonard Cohen 
Event Dates: 17/03/2018 through 21/04/2018
Telephone: firehallartscentre.ca
www.firehallartscentre.ca – Not to be missed – the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen. Featuring six artists playing seventeen different instruments, this production has toured across Canada to sold out audiences.

Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre – Forget About Tomorrow 
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 25/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 687-1644
www.artsclub.com – When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a
difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future? Can Jane reconcile her dreams with today’s reality? Or will she grow to doubt her loyalty to the man who will ultimately forget her name?

Orpheum Theatre – Carmina Burana 
Event Date: 17/03/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: ( 604) 876-3434
www.vancouversymphony.ca – Carl Orff set to music twenty-four texts from the medieval
manuscript of courtly poetry and dramatic writings collectively known as Carmina Burana -and what astonishing music it is! Juxtaposed against the liturgical beauty of biblical psalms in their original Hebrew set to music by Leonard Bernstein, this extraordinary concert explores the sacred and the profane.

Orpheum Theatre – The Age of Anxiety – A Bernstein Celebration 
Event Date: 19/03/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: (604) 876-3434
www.vancouversymphony.ca – This all-Bernstein evening features literary legends and two internationally-renowned guest artists: pianist Joyce Yang, performing Bernstein’s setting of the poetry of W.H. Auden to music for piano and orchestra; and violinist Augustin Hadelich, performing the Serenade for violin and orchestra, a work inspired by Plato’s Symposium.

Orpheum Theatre –  West Side Story 
Event Date: 24/03/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: (604) 876-3434
www.vancouversymphony.ca – Based on a book by Arthur Laurents, in turn inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is a timeless tale of love and tragedy famously set to exciting music by Leonard Bernstein.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Paw Patrol Live
Event Dates: 16/03/2018 through 18/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: http://queenelizabeth.theatervancouver.com
http://queenelizabeth.theatervancouver.com – Based on the popular animated TV show.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Shen Yun 2018
Event Dates: 23/03/2018 through 25/03/2018; Time: 14:00 and 19:30
Telephone: queenelizabeththeatrevancouver, tickets
queenelizabeththeatrevancouver.tickets – 5,000 years of Chinese music and dance, in one night.

Rennie Museum at Wing Sang Bldg – 51 East Pender St – Mend Piece by Yoko Ono
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 31/03/2018
Telephone: renniecollection.org
www.renniecollection.org – A SO-year-old installation by Yoko Ono. Illustrating Ono’s long­ standing artistic quest in social activism and world peace,” according to presenter the Rennie Museum.

Rogers Arena – Juno Canadian Music Awards
Event Date: 25/03/2018; Time: 17:00
Telephone: ticketmaster.ca
www.ticketmaster.ca – Hosted by Michael Buble.

Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks
Event Date: 17/03/2018; Time: 19:00
Telephone: ticketmaster.ca
www.ticketmaster.ca

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – The Humans
Event Dates: 22/03/2018 through 22/04/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 687-1644
www.artsclub.com – When three generations of the Blake clan descend on a rundown lower Manhattan duplex for Thanksgiving dinner, much more is simmering than the gravy. As the holiday gaiety subsides, the pressures weighing on the family members reach a boiling point.

Telus World of Science – The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not
Event Dates: 25/01/2018 through 22/04/2018
Telephone: scienceworld.ca
www.scienceworld.ca – Prepare for an incredible journey through the curious collections of Mr. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is a timeless tale of love and tragedy,famously set to exciting music by Leonard Bernstein.

 

The Comedy Mix – Graham Clark
Event Dates: 22/03/2018 through 24/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 684-5050
www.comedymix.ca – Perfoming Mar 22 AND 24 -Graham Clark resides in Vancouver, BC. He is a 3-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee and co-host of Maximum Fun’s Stop Podcasting Yourself.

The Comedy Mix – Mike Vecchione
Event Dates: 15/03/2018 through 17/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 684-5050
www.comedymix.ca – Mike won the People’s Choice Award for the New York Comedy Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and was selected to perform at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Later that year, Mike went on to perform on the Tonight Show starring Jay Leno and shot his own Half Hour Special for Comedy Central.

Vancouver Aquarium – Spring Break Fun for Gills and Buoys
Event Dates: 17/03/2018 through 02/04/2018; Time: 09:30 – 18:00
Telephone: vanaqua.org
www.vanaqua.org – Discover rays, watch 4D sharks and participate in an egg-citing Easter Scavenger Hunt.

Vancouver Art Gallery – Takashi Murakami – The Octopus Eats It’s Own Legs
Event Dates: 03/02/2018 through 06/05/2018; Time: 10:00 to 17:00
Telephone: vanartgallery.bc.ca
www.vanartgallery.bc.ca – A major retrospective exhibition of the monumental paintings of international art icon Takashi Murakami.

Vancouver Playhouse – Kidd Pivot and Electric Co. Theatre (Vancouver)
Event Dates: 15/03/2018 through 17/03/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: dancehouse.ca
www.dancehouse.ca – Following three sold-out performances in 2016, the internationally acclaimed and breathtaking Betroffenheit returns to the DanceHouse stage. A creative collaboration between Kidd Pivot Artistic Director and choreographer Crystal Pite and Electric Company Theatre Co-Artistic Director Jonathon Young, Betroffenheit immerses audiences into the world of shock and bewilderment that encompasses us in the wake of a disaster.

Various Downtown Locations – Celtic Fest 2018
Event Dates: 25/02/2018 through 17/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: celticfestvancouver.com
www.celticfestvancouver.com – Festival showcases the best of Celtic music, dance, spoken word as well as film, food and fare.

Various downtown locations – Vancouver International Dance Festival
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 24/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: vidf.ca
www.vidf.ca – Diverse and dynamic roster of internationally celebrated artists and local favorites.