Events & Entertainment Around Vancouver: March 5 – March 12



BC Place Stadium – HSBC Canada Sevens
Event Dates: 10/03/2018 through 11/03/2018; Time: 09:30 – one of the most dynamic global sporting events on the market, featuring the dynamism of sevens rugby, paired with a spectacle of entertainment and fan engagement

BC Place Stadium – Vancouver Whitecaps vs Montreal Impact
Event Date: 04/03/2018; Time: 15:00

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 – 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?

Granville Island Stage – Fun Home
Event Dates: 08/02/2018 through 10/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 687-1644– Alison’s father was many things: a historical preservationist, a funeral home director, a distant parent, and…a closeted gay man. In the struggle to understand her father while also dealing with her own coming out, graphic novelist Alison documents the story of her life in coloured panels.

Norman Rothstein Theatre plus other venues – Chutzpah Festival 2018
Event Dates: 15/02/2018 through 15/03/2018; Time: various times – Chutzpah! The Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival is the Lower Mainland’s winter music, dance, comedy and theatre festival presenting international, national and local artists.

Orpheum Theatre – Great Romantics
Event Dates: 03/03/2018 through 05/03/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: (604) 876-3434 – playdates are Mar 03 and 05 – Pianist David Fray was named BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year in 2008, and has been on the path to stardom ever since. Known for his lyrical, expansive and sometimes playful performances, Fray will play Mendelssohn’s sparkling, dynamic Piano Concerto No. 1.

Orpheum Theatre – Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire – In Concert
Event Dates: 09/03/2018 through 11/03/2018; Time: 14:00 and 19:00
Telephone: (604) 876-3434 – 14:00 matinee is on Sun, Mar 11 – This concert will feature the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performing every note from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Pacific Coliseum – Monster Jam 2018
Event Dates: 02/03/2018 through 04/03/2018; Time: various times

Pyatt Hall – Schnittke and Shostakovich
Event Dates: 28/02/2018 through 04/03/2018; Time: 14:00 and 19:30
Telephone: (604) 876-3434 – playdates are Feb 28, Mar 01 and Mar 04 – 14:00 matinee is on Mar 04 – Repertoire: Alfred Schnittke (Quartet No. 3) – Alfred Schnittke (Hymnus II) – Shostakovich (Piano Quintet in G minor+)

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Bill Burr
Event Date: 08/03/2018; Time: 19:00 and 21:30 – 19+ Event – featuring American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, and social critic

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Country Music Artist Johnny Reid
Event Date: 04/03/2018; Time: 19:00

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Jo Koy
Event Date: 07/03/2018; Time: 19:00 – Joseph Glenn Herbert, known professionally as Jo Koy, is a Filipino-American stand-up comic. He is currently touring as a headliner, and performs in clubs and theaters across the country.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Trevor Noah
Event Date: 09/03/2018; Time: 21:30 a 19+ event – hilarious South African comedian best known for being host of The Daily Show.

Rennie Museum at Wing Sang Bldg – Mend Piece by Yoko Ono
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 31/03/2018 – A 50-year-old installation by Yoko Ono. Illustrating Ono’s longstanding artistic quest in social activism and world peace,” according to presenter the Rennie Museum.

Rogers Arena – Lorde: Melodrama World Tour
Event Date: 08/03/2018; Time: 19:00

Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs Arizona Coyotes
Event Date: 07/03/2018; Time: 19:00

Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs Minessota Wild
Event Date: 09/03/2018; Time: 19:00

Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs Nashville Predators
Event Date: 02/03/2018; Time: 19:00

Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs NY Islanders
Event Date: 05/03/2018; Time: 19:00

Telus World of Science – The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not
Event Dates: 25/01/2018 through 22/04/2018 – Prepare for an incredible journey through the curious collections of Mr.Ripley, the explorer extraordinaire who traveled the world collecting artifacts and stories from the remarkable people and places he encountered.

The Comedy Mix – Brent Morin
Event Dates: 09/03/2018 through 10/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 684-5050– Brent Morin was the co-star on the NBC live comedy series. Undateable which just wrapped its third and final season. Most recently, Brent released his new Netflix special I’m Brent Morin which is streaming now! He has appeared on Chelsea Lately, Conan Comedy Central, Brooklyn 99, The McCarthy’s and Ground Floor.

The Comedy Mix – Debra DiGiovanni
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 03/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 684-5050 – Comedian Debra DiGiovanni has been awarded the Canadian Comedy Award for best female comic for the third time in 5 years. She’s been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up” and for three years running-she was named her hometown Toronto’s favorite comedian.

The Comedy Mix – Sirius XM Top Comic
Event Dates: 07/03/2018 through 08/03/2018; Time: various times – SiriusXM’s Top Comic scours the country each year, searching for the funniest comedians in Canada so you don’t have to (you should though, it’s actually pretty fun). Checkout your favourite winners, runner-ups and Vancouver alumni! We’re also throwing in Canada Laughs’ (SiriusXM ch. 168) host and veteran comedian Ben Miner, and he’s no slouch.

Vancouver Playhouse Theatre and Anvil Centre – Magic Melody Train Ride
Event Dates: 09/03/2018 through 10/03/2018; Time: 10:00 and 11:30
Telephone: (604) 876-3434 – playing at Anvil Centre on Mar 10 – Choo, choo! Join us ‘Down by the Symphony Station’ for a magical train ride through the music of Dvorak’s New World. Featuring the sounds of the flute, clarinet, cello and string bass.

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