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Judy Chartrand, What a Wonderful World

Through February 19, 2017
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St.

Judy Chartrand: What a Wonderful World features the remarkable ceramics of Judy Chartrand. Her beautiful and provocative work presents her own personal history and insights into life in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, and commentary on racism and post–colonial relations between Indigenous and non–Indigenous cultures.


Bill Reid Creative Journeys

through August 31, 2017

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St.

An exhibition presented in partnership with the Vancouver International Airport to mark the 20th anniversary of Bill Reid's iconic sculpture, The Spirit Haida Gwaii. 

Celebrating the three phases of Bill Reid's creative journey, Pre-Haida (1948-1951), Haida (1951-1968) and Beyond Haida (1968-1998), this exhibition provides a comprehensive introduction to the life and work of Bill Reid. 


The BC Home + Garden Show
Wednesday February 22 to Sunday February 26, 2017
BC Place Stadium

The BC Home + Garden Show has been a staple in consumers’ calendars since 1971, attracting more than 55,000 qualified visitors every winter. Produced by Marketplace Events, the show features high-interest exhibits, high-profile industry personalities and the latest home and lifestyle trends. Marketplace Events produces 57 home shows in 25 markets that collectively attract 1.75 million attendees and another 2 million unique web visitors annually.

For more information, or to buy tickets online and save $3, visit www.bchomeandgardenshow.com .


Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF)
March 1-25, 2017

Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its captivating 2017 program, showcasing the magnificent diversity of the contemporary dance canon with three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and dance activities from March 1- 25, 2017, at various venues throughout Vancouver. The stellar festival lineup includes anticipated performances by San Francisco’s internationally-lauded company Alonzo King LINES Ballet; Canadian premieres from Japan’s Dairakudakan and Denmark’s Kitt Johnson, west coast premieres from Toronto’s Kaeja d’Dance, and Montreal’s Compagnie Virginie Brunelle; world premieres from Vancouver’s-own Kinesis Dance, Karen Jamieson & Margaret Grenier, Rob Kitsos/Jane Osborne/Kim Stevenson, among many others.


THE 25TH ANNUAL WELLNESS SHOW 
March 3-5, 2017
Vancouver Convention Centre West

Western Canada's biggest trade show dedicated to health and wellness. 250+ exhibitors, 100+ guest speakers and workshops, meditation garden, celebrity chef demonstrations and lots of free samples! Tix: $14.50 available at the door, or save $2 by buying tickets online at www.thewellnessshow.com 


The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
March 30 - April 23, 2017
VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak St. at 37th

The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival story is one of romance. It is an annual celebration that marks the reawakening in our community of all that makes us alive and human. We smile at one another. We take our lunches under the spreading blossoms. We spend the warming nights beneath illuminated clouds of flowers. We celebrate as men and women have celebrated since time immemorial, with poetry, music, dance, good food and drink, laughter, and love.


Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
April 11-16, 2017
The Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St.

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of Oklahoma! and The King and I that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes.  ONSALE HERE  


Vancouver Artgallery

Housing a permanent collection of more than 10,000 artworks and featuring an ongoing rotation of world-class visiting exhibitions, the Vancouver Artgallery is a must-see stop for locals and visitors to Vancouver. Visit their web site for full details on current and upcoming events. www.vanartgallery.bc.ca 


cultchThe Cultch
1895 Venables St. (& Victoria Dr.) 

When the Vancouver East Cultural Centre (affectionately named "The Cultch" by its patrons) opened its doors for the first time, it was for a successful two week run of the Anna Wyman Dance Company. Since then, The Cultch's dedication to presenting contemporary theatre, dance and music have developed its reputation as one of Vancouver's finest cultural treasures. Its warmth and dedication to the arts have earned its place in the heart of the Vancouver community. Check out What's On and more: http://thecultch.com 


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The Vancouver Maritime Museum

WHAT'S NEW AT THE MUSEUM 

www.vancouvermaritimemuseum.com  


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Tickets Tonight
Your source to entertainment, Tickets Tonight is Vancouver's only day-of, half-price ticket booth, and is a full-service Ticketmaster outlet. Located in the main Touristinfo Centre at 200 Burrard Street in downtown Vancouver, Tickets Tonight sells tickets to select independent productions, special events and to all shows sold by Ticketmaster. Visit www.ticketstonight.ca 


fireworksCelebration of Light 2017

Vancouver’s annual international fire works competition takes place at English Bay, in the West End. Four nights of world class displays, two of which fall within Pride week. Starts from 10pm

Summer 2017: http://hondacelebrationoflight.com/  

No charge to attend, but be prepared for very large crowds.   


Theater_SportsVancouver Theatresports League

Upgrade discounts available.

Shows at the various venues on Granville Island.
Visit www.vtsl.com for up to date programming information.
 

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 604-280-4444 or The Arts Club Box Office at 604-687-1644

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