Events & Entertainment Around Vancouver: May 17 – 26

Events

BC Place Stadium – Vancouver Whitecaps vs New England Revolution
Event Date: 26/05/2018
Telephone: ticketmaster.ca; Time: 14:30
www.ticketmaster.ca

CBC Studio 700 – 700 Hamilton St – MilkMilkLemonade
Event Dates: 23/05/2018 through 26/05/2018
Telephone: brownpapertickets.com; Time: various times
www.brownpapertickets.com – a queer coming-of-age story about an 11-year-old from Mall Town, USA. With weirdly relatable characters and dealing with questions of gender and sexuality, the play also features a talking chicken
named Linda.

Comedy Mix – Efthimios Nasiopoulos
Event Dates: 17/05/2018 through 19/05/2018
Telephone: (604) 684-5050; Time:
www.comedymix.ca – From Toronto, ON – his comedy gives us a hysterical insight into human nature and tears down many social conventions we take for granted.

Comox St (bet Thurlow and Bute Sts) – Saturday West End Farmer’s Market
Event Dates: 26/05/2018 through 20/10/2018
Telephone: eatlocal.org/markets; Time: 09:00 – 14:00
http://eatlocal.org/markets/west-end/ – Located in the heart of Vancouver’s busy West End, this laid-back Saturday market looks onto beautiful Nelson Park and adjacent community gardens

Firehall Arts Centre – Contes Cruels
Event Dates: 23/05/2018 through 26/05/2018
Telephone: firehallartscentre.ca; Time:
www.firehallartscentre.ca – Love, spirit, and honour are explored in this powerful multi-disciplinary piece.

Museum of Vancouver – Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition
Event Dates: 16/03/2018 through 15/06/2018
Telephone: museumofvancouver.com; Time:
www.museumofvancouver.com – in partnership with Haida Gwaii Museum. Local Haida Artists will share their insights and knowledge about the art pieces, providing visitors with the opportunity to experience a powerful way to engage with the worldview and sensibility of the Haida people.

near Bridgeport Station of Canada Line – Richmond Night Market
Event Dates: 11/05/2018 through 08/10/2018
Telephone: richmondnightmarket.com; Time:
http://richmondnightmarket.com/ – inspired by the night markets of Hong Kong. Fun vibe of food, games, live shows, music and knick knacks

Orpheum Theatre – Inspector Tovey
Event Date: 20/05/2018
Telephone: (604) 876-3434; Time: 14:00
www.vancouversymphony.ca – Maestro Bramwell Tovey takes his final turn as Inspector Tovey, investigating the power of live symphonic music and its ability to inspire, entertain, educate, and bring people together in harmony.

Orpheum Theatre – The Proms!
Event Date: 17/05/2018
Telephone: (604) 876-3434; Time: 14:00
www.vancouversymphony.ca – Take a trip to Royal Albert Hall and the BBC Promenades with Maestro Bramwell Tovey, in a concert based on The Last Night of the Proms. Tea and Cookies are served in the lobby one hour before each concert.

Orpheum Theatre – The U.K. Rocks!
Event Dates: 18/05/2018 through 19/05/2018
Telephone: (604) 876-3434; Time: 20:00
www.vancouversymphony.ca – tribute to these UK greats like The Beatles, Rolling Stone, Queen, Sting etc. features the incomparable Storm Large of Pink Martini fame, the smooth tenor of Shem von Shroeck, and one of the world’s top Pops conductor/arrangers, Michael Krajewski.

PNE grounds – Playland at PNE
Event Dates: 05/05/2018 through 16/09/2018
Telephone: pne.ca/playland; Time: various times
www.pne.ca/playland – rides, games and food!

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – David Blaine
Event Dates: 18/05/2018 through 19/05/2018
Telephone: theatrevancouver.com/queenelizabeth; Time: 20:00
www.theatrevancouver.com/queenelizabeth – American magician, illusionist and endurance artist.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – David Byrne
Event Date: 23/05/2018
Telephone: theatrevancouver.com/queenelizabeth; Time: 20:00
www.theatrevancouver.com/queenelizabeth – Scottish-American musician who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads.

Rogers Arena – Stars on Ice
Event Date: 17/05/2018
Telephone: ticketmaster.ca; Time: 19:00
www.ticketmaster.ca

Science World – The Science Behind Pixar
Event Dates: 19/05/2018 through 06/01/2019
Telephone: scienceworld.ca; Time: various times
www.scienceworld.ca – Thrive in a hands-on atmosphere, while investigating the Pixar process of making movies.Design sets, create 3D models and imagine inventive solutions, all while experiencing what it is like to work at an animation studio.

Scotiabank Dance Centre – Aeriosa – Second Nature
Event Dates: 24/05/2018 through 26/05/2018
Telephone: thedancecentre.ca; Time: 20:00
www.thedancecentre.ca – Aeriosa’s breathtaking aerial productions combine the techniques of dance and rockclimbing, using rope rigging systems to find new movement possibilities in the realm of suspension. Equally at home on buildings, in treetops or on mountainsides, the company blends art, environment and adventure.

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – Mamma Mia
Event Dates: 10/05/2018 through 08/07/2018
Telephone: (604) 687-1644; Time: various times
www.artsclub.ca – A daughter’s quest to find her biological father before her wedding brings together three men from her mother’s past. Who will walk her down the aisle ? Will she find out before saying “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do”? Filled with ABBA hits like “Dancing Queen,” “The Winner Takes It All,” and “S.O.S.,”

Swangard Stadium – European Festival 2018
Event Dates: 26/05/2018 through 27/05/2018
Telephone: europeanfestival.ca; Time:
www.europeanfestival.ca – a European getaway, right here in your Vancouver neighbourhood.

The Comedy Mix – Dino Archie
Event Dates: 24/05/2018 through 26/05/2018
Telephone: (604) 684-5050; Time:
www.comedymix.ca – Entered and won the 36th annual international Seattle comedy competition. He appeared on season 3 of Adam Devine’s house party as an actor/comedian doing his first stand up tv set on comedy central and soon after did his first network stand up set on Jimmy Kimmel live.

The Improv Centre and Vogue Theatre – Colin Mochrie
Event Dates: 24/05/2018 through 26/05/2018
Telephone: www.vtsl.com; Time: various times
www.vtsl.com – May 24 and 26 at The Improv Centre and May 25 at Vogue – Hilarious star of Whose Line Is It Anyway.

Vancouver Theatre Sports on Granville Island – Murder on the Improv Express
Event Dates: 12/04/2018 through 25/05/2018
Telephone: www.vtsl.com; Time: various times
www.vtsl.com – performance are every Thurs to Sat. Picture this – a luxury train trapped in the Canadian Rockies with a passenger list that includes a prominent socialite, a retired military officer and a famous detective, and oh yes, there’s a corpse. What you have are the makings of a classic murder mystery. Welcome to Murder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy.

Various locations – Crafted Vancouver
Event Dates: 04/05/2018 through 28/05/2018
Telephone: craftedvancouver.com; Time:
www.craftedvancouver.com – 25 days of demonstrations, studio tours, tastings and more! Dedicated to the celebration and creation of beautiful things!

Various locations – Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Event Dates: 25/05/2018 through 03/06/2018
Telephone: vancouvercraftbeerweek.com; Time: various times
www.vancouvercraftbeerweek.com – a ten-day celebration of all things craft beer