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Take a look at some of the events happening in and around Vancouver!

Theatre Under The Stars

Thu, Aug 1 - Sat, Aug 24

Due to overwhelming popularity, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) will extend its critic- and audience-acclaimed productions of Mamma Mia! and Disney’s Newsies to August 24, 2019, at Stanley Park’s Malkin Bowl (shows alternate evenings). A Vancouver tradition since 1940, TUTS’ 2019 season offers two exuberant musicals: one that tells the tale of a mother and a daughter who embark on a hilarious quest to discover the identity of the daughter’s true father; the other shares the account of a band of newspaper boys in 1899 in New York City who strike for fair pay and humane working conditions. Tickets $30–55 at tuts.ca or by calling 604-631-2877.

Rumour Mill-UBC Botanical Garden Summer Series

Thu, Aug 15

Join us in theRoseline Sturdy Amphitheatre for our Summer Series. We’ve got a mix ofentertaining performances lined up throughout the summer.

Rumour Mill is an Indie band based in Vancouver, BC, headed by best buds AlineDaigle and Anna Katarina. Their music is a cocktail of ever-evolving pop, folk,and country, with a splash of RnB; similar to the sounds of Fleetwood Mac, Haimand First Aid Kit. Currently, they are recording their second EP “Gone With TheWine”, which will be fully engineered, mixed and produced by Rumour Mill.

Shameless Buns food truck will be on-site and alcoholic beverages can bepurchased from a cash bar.

PNE Fair

Sat, Aug 17 - Mon, Sep 2

Playland at the PNE, 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1, Canada map

It’s not every day you get to be swept awayin action-packed shows, discover fantastic exhibits, unique foods or experiencethe legendary outdoor concerts – all in one place.

 

City TV is proud to sponsor the Snap Happy:a Do-it-Your-Selfie experience. This massive pop-up pavilion is filled withlarger-than-life, memory-making moments! It’s a multi-sensory, immersiveattraction. Get ready to pose and post at this fun experience!

 

Make the PNE Fair your end-of-summer tradition.

Burdock & Co in the country

Sun, Aug 18

Join us at FraserCommon Farm for a celebration of food, farmers, and chefs. Award-winning ChefAndrea Carlson of Burdock and Co will be creating an alfresco plant-baseddinner featuring produce from Glorious Organics. Local companies Blue HeronCreamery, The Flourist, Nichol Vineyard, Ampersand Distilling Co., BrassneckBrewery and Dickie’s Ginger Beer. Level V Bakery’s Monica Tang will be creatingan innovative plant-based dessert.

Gather around to enjoy a magical reception featuring improvisational sounds byinternationally acclaimed contrabass and cello musicians, Torsten Mullër andPeggy Lee. Following the reception will be a guided field tour through FraserCommon Farms, where guests learn the rich forty years of agricultural history.The evening will conclude with a sensational dinner prepared by Chef Carlson ina stunning and unforgettable setting.

Fraser Common Farm has been committed to providing social and educationalexperiences for nearly four decades. The proceeds from this dinner will help tocontinue their vision.

Please wear appropriate farm walking footwear and leave your pets at home.

Nasty Women Comedy: Campfire Stories Edition

Mon, Aug 19

Nasty Women is animprov and sketch group consisting of some of Vancouver’s top comedians. Theirunique voices blend together effortlessly to deliver a fun, fresh show thatwill leave you feeling fired up and a little bit more nasty.

Month after month, those in-the-know join us for the very best Monday nightentertainment in town: 10 feisty feminist comedians making one red-hot show outof improv, sketch comedy and storytelling (and the occasional choir medley ordance number, duh duh duhhhh.)

This month is all about campfire stories, so come share your stories, comelaugh hard, come soak up the air condish that all your summer camp friends aredefinitely missing.

Featuring standup by the hilarious Andrea Jin and special guest improvisors whoare so funny we’re a little mad about it!!! Not cool, guys!!!!

*IMPORTANT – we’re shifting our start times. Doors are now 7 PM and Show startsat 8 PM! Don’t mess it up!

6th Annual Nip Tuck Classic

Thu, Aug 22

The 6th Annual NipTuck Lawn Bowling Classic, generously presented by Anthem, will bring togetherclose to 200 local participants from across the North Shore at The NorthVancouver Lawn Bowling Club on Thursday, August 22nd. Organized by the YoungProfessionals Committee, guests will enjoy a food truck dinner, DJ, excitinglive and silent auctions, not to mention fun bowling festivities. Proceedsraised will go towards enhancing the patient experience through investment ininnovation and the next generation of medical technology as we transition tothe high-tech Medical and Surgical centre coming to Lions Gate Hospital in 2023

17th ANNUAL VANCOUVER LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL

Thu, Aug 22 - Sun, Sep 1

The Cinematheque, SFU Woodwards, The Rio Theatre, Vancity Teathre. map

Enjoy more than 60 films from all over Latin America, Guest Speakers and Parties!

For more information:
www.vlaff.org
@VLAFF
https://www.facebook.com/VancouverLatinAmericanFilmFestival/

Trout Lake Farmers Market

Sat, Aug 24

Trout Lake, Vancouver, BC V5N, Canada map

Vancouver’s longestrunning farmers market returns May 4th for it’s 25th season! Shop fresh weeklyfor seasonal fruits & vegetables, local meat, eggs, & dairy,sustainable seafood, craft beer, wine & spirits, artisanal prepared foodand handmade craft. Food & coffee trucks onsite. Located at the edge ofJohn Hendry Park at 13th Ave & Lakewood Drive. Market runs Saturdays,9am-2pm from May 4 – October 19. More info at eatlocal.org

Opera Bazaar

Sat, Aug 24

Join Opera Mariposafor an afternoon of opera and shopping! From 12pm-6pm, you can shop Mariposa’saward-winning costume and prop collection, plus beautiful clothing,collectibles and curiosities from other vendors. Then at 3pm, take in acostumed concert of opera highlights, featuring music from Carmen, The MagicFlute, La bohème and more. Concert tickets are $18-$22 – admission to the saleis FREE.

Block Printmaking Workshop

Sun, Aug 25

Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9, Canada map

Design your own block print cards in this instructional workshop that includes carving, colour mixing and a lesson about Coast Salish artists use of negative and positive space!

Artist Atheana Picha of Kwantlen First Nation will guide you through block print making techniques to create your own designed cards. Using safety cut blocks you will carve designs that will produce lovely prints on blank cards. Participants should also anticipate mixing their own ink colours, providing unique and creative ways to highlight your beautiful designs. Each participant will leave with a set of cards and new found appreciation for Coast Salish use and execution of negative and positive spaces in their art practice. Participants do not require previous experience in block printing or in ink design.

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Admission: $60 for General Admission, $50 for MOV Members

Spaces are limited. Register early.

*MOV members, please be prepared to show your valid identification along with your ticket at the door.

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