Fri, Dec 2 - Sat, Apr 22
Vancouver’s favourite place to be on a rainy Saturday returns for its 6th season! The Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market starts up again on Saturday, Nov 5 and will feature a great selection of locally grown vegetables and fruit, meat and seafood, artisan cheese and bread, herbs and seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods, handmade craft, and food trucks. This producer-only market is located in the parking lot of Nat Bailey Stadium and runs Saturdays, 10am-2pm from Nov 5-April 22 (closed Dec 24 & 31).
More info at www.eatlocal.org
Fri, Jan 20 - Thu, Apr 6
Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3, Canada map
Curated by Joni Low (Vancouver) and Pan Wendt (Confederation Centre Art Gallery)
Organized and circulated by the Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Hank Bull: Connexion is a transformation of the longtime Vancouver-based artist Hank Bull’s collection and archives into a sculptural installation and an overview of his practice. The exhibition explores notions of distributed authorship and communication-as-art in the age of information technology. Since the 1970s, Bull has acted as a connecting figure between artists and artistic communities internationally.
Sat, Feb 4 - Sun, Apr 30
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7, Canada map
Rock, Paper, Scissors is a multi-media installation comprised of radio drama, video/animation, and sculpture. Upon entering the hauntingly, mysterious space of K’s restaurant – one is led through an immersive time-travel to sites off the shores of Yonago, Japan to the islands of British Columbia. Spanning the 1900s – 2100, this 60 minute installation invites audiences to experience an immersive trilogy of short stories. Each short story bridges a connection between Canada and Japan by way of early Japanese migration and the natural resources of coal, lumber, and iron.
Wed, Feb 22 - Thu, Mar 30
Art Works Gallery, 225 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4X7, Canada map
Partnering with world-renowned museums, Verus Art presents their debut collection featuring 3D re-creations from some of the most notable artists in history including Van Gogh, Cézanne, Monet, Gauguin and Degas, with exciting new additions in the pipeline. Their latest addition, to be unveiled at their Vancouver launch, is The Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius No ordinary art exhibit, these 3D re-creations are a tangible experience. Interact with these masterpieces the way the artist originally intended.
Unparalleled in quality and durability, Verus Art’s 3D re-creations utilize the latest in 3D digitization and elevated printing technologies to provide a uniquely engaging experience for
Wed, Mar 1 - Sun, Mar 26
The Gallery at Queen's Park, Centennial Lodge, Queen's Park, New Westminster, BC V3M 6W6, Canada map
The Arts Council of New Westminster presents Symphony of Multi-visual Elements, a solo exhibition by portrait artist Yue Baoyu from March 1 – 26, 2017 in The Gallery at Queen’s Park. Join us for the Opening Reception on Sunday, March 5, from 2-4pm and meet the artist.
Yue Baoyu combines modern and postmodern concepts in his paintings to create images inspired by both the Eastern and Western art languages. His portraits are a unique blend of the realist with the surrealist, merging contemporary elements with traditional craftsmanship, making for some visually engaging and mysterious art that’s open to many interpretations.
Wed, Mar 1 - Sat, Mar 25
Various Venues in Vancouver map
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.
Fri, Mar 3 - Sat, Mar 25
Metro Theatre Centre, 1370 MARINE DR SW, Vancouver, BC V6P, Canada map
Arthur Jamison, a ruthless trial lawyer, has had countless affairs. He’s decided to get out of his marriage by bumping off his wife, Louise.
Metro Theatre is pleased to bring the fantasy murder GUILTY CONSCIENCE written by Richard Levinson and William Link (the creators of Columbo TV mysteries), to our stage March 4 to 25.
To stave off hefty alimony payments, and with the help of mistress Jackie, Arthur plans how best to pull off the dirty deed. Conjuring up an imaginary alter ego, Arthur cerebrally stages several murder scenarios.
Sat, Mar 4 - Sat, Mar 25
BC Sports Hall Of Fame and Museum, Gate A of BC Place, Vancouver, BC V6B 4Y8, Canada map
The BC Sports Hall of Fame is proud to present our All Access Experience providing an enhanced visit to the Hall of Fame including an exclusive behind the scenes tour of BC Place! The All Access Experience hits all the stadium highlights:
– The Media lounge
– The Premium Suite areas
– The team locker rooms (when available) and
– Access onto the field providing visitors with an amazing viewpoint of BC Place (when available)
The All Access Experience begins and finishes at the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Purchasing a All Access Experience tour ticket also allows entry into
Sat, Mar 11 - Sun, Mar 26
Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada, 23433 Mavis Ave, Langley, BC V1M 2R5, Canada map
Join us for great old-fashioned activities during spring break. Daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., shoot a target with our reproduction muskets (small fee). Visit the farm animals and earn a reward for completing the fun activities in our Xplorers booklet. Admission is free during 2017. View full schedule online.
Thu, Mar 16 - Sat, Apr 1
Frederic Wood Theatre, 6354 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada map
Groundbreaking Les Belles-soeurs Explodes with Fresh Direction
Michel Tremblay’s two-act play, first produced in 1968, against the backdrop of Quebec’s quiet revolution, changed Quebec theatre, with its kitchen-sink representation of ordinary women speaking in their own dialect: joual.
Translated into English here, these 15 women tell the story of Germaine, the lucky winner of one million goldstar stamps. When her friends, neighbours, and family members join her in working-class Montreal to celebrate, her windfall ends up igniting lurking resentments.