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Firehall Arts Centre

280 East Cordova Street
Vancouver(Chinatown) V6A 1L3
604.689.0691
www.firehallartscentre.ca

Mar 18 to 29, 2014

Chelsea Hotel is returning home to the Firehall for its encore! Leonard Cohen's powerful and inspirational music is the heartbeat of this smash hit show, with six performers playing seventeen different instruments in a rollicking tribute to the remarkable writer. Through Cohen's transcendent songs and the honesty of his lyrics, you will be transfixed by this eclectic cabaret of loves won and lost. RSVP to boxoffice@firehallartscentre.ca by March 11.

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

5251 Oak Street
Vancouver BC V6M 4H1
604.739.3431

www.vcbf.ca

Apr 3 to 28, 2012

Apr 3 to 28, 2014: Vancouver’s signature springtime event, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is a month-long celebration of the cherry tree through unique cultural programming including the performing and visual arts, literary, film screenings, design installations, exhibitions, culinary and creative cultural arts. Check out the Community Events Page for fun and engaging community building events, including Cherry Jam Downtown, Sakura Days Japan Fair, Sakura Illumination, Blossom Bollywood Dance, Plein Air Blossom Painting, Tree Talks & Walks, BC Blossom Photo Watch, Haiku Invitational, Bike the Blossoms and more!

The Royal City Pride Society


New Westminster BC
www.royalcitypridesociety.com

Apr 12, 2014

Please join New West Pride at our April 12 fundraiser at the Columbia Theater with professional entertainer Mr. Bobby Drake, who entertains Vegas audiences and works on Broadway.

Along with Bobby, we will also have comedy with our favorite Julia Stretch and burlesque from the incomparable Diamond Minks.

Our own Laffriot Girl extraordinaire, LeeAnne Keple will be our M.C.

You can purchase tickets at Brick and Mortar Living (former red Brick location) Coming Home Cafe or purchase directly through Eventbrite

$25/per person or $30 at the door

Donations will also be collected for the New Westminster Food Bank.

Surrey Children's Festival

Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park
Surrey BC
For Tickets: 604-501-5566 (site entrance is free)
Information: 604-501-5598
www.surrey.ca/childrensfestival

May 22 to 24, 2014

Surrey International Children’s Festival, a world of artistic experiences for children to explore. Our goal is to focus on the incredible diversity our community and of the performing & visual arts and to represent this diversity in programming on stage and throughout the site.

Doors Open Richmond


Richmond BC

www.richmond.ca/doorsopen

Jun 7 to 8, 2014

Take in a diverse mix of arts, culture and heritage at the 7th annual Doors Open festival. Up to 50 sites in Richmond will be free for the public. Get a sneak peek into the world of artists, museums, aboriginal groups, religious institutions, parks and other public and private arts, culture and heritage sites. Enjoy interpretative and intercultural performances, story-telling, demonstrations and tours at this one-of-a-kind event.

Ships to Shore Steveston


Richmond BC
www.richmond.ca/shipstoshore

Jun 29, 2014 to Jul 1, 2014

History, adventure and fun will sail into Richmond for Ships to Shore Steveston. Relive the days when Richmond was a major port-of-call for sailing ship fleets. Parlay with pirates, board tall ships and search for treasure as historic Steveston Village comes alive with free events and activities for the whole family. It’s also Canada Day long weekend, so don’t forget to check out the Steveston Salmon Festival — Canada's biggest little birthday party.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

601 Smithe Street
Vancouver BC V6B 5G1
604.876.3434
604.684.9100
Fax 604.684.9264
www.vancouversymphony.ca

Experience an unparalleled lineup of guest stars

Call 604.876.3434 now to order your FREE Season Brochure!

Click here to visit the Vancouver Symphony Ochestra Calendar

69th Annual Steveston Salmon Festival

4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC V7E 3A8
604-238-8094

www.stevestonsalmonfest.ca

Jul 1, 2014

"Canada’s biggest little birthday party since 1945”, Steveston Salmon Festival celebrates this historic fishing village in Richmond July 1 annually. The Festival opens with a parade, followed by a day of entertainment, cultural exhibits, marketplace, carnival and salmon grilled over open fire pits!

Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival

School of Music,
Madeira Park BC
604.989.3995
www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Aug 14 to 17, 2014

You are invited to join us in celebrating our 10th anniversary. We are excited to announce that Canadian composer, Kelly -Marie Murphy, has been commissioned to write a piece that will be premiered by the Lafayette String Quartet in our School of Music in Madeira Park.

BC Cultural Crawl


Your Community
604.521.6288
www.bcculturalcrawl.com/

Aug 1 to 31, 2014

The BC Cultural Crawl is a self-guided tour of community-initiated events: music, theatre and dance performances, visual arts, festivals, museum and heritage exhibitions, culinary arts, community art walks and more.

[Follow this link for more information and a complete list of all participating Communities & Events visit www.bcculturalcrawl.com

Richmond Days of Summer


Richmond BC
www.richmonddaysofsummer.ca

With 30 per cent more sunny days than most Metro Vancouver cities, Richmond is your best bet to enjoy fun in the sun all summer long. From June through August, more than two dozen festivals and special events make up the Richmond Days of Summer — and most of them are free. Arts, culture, sports, heritage, family-oriented festivals and more...there’s fun for everyone.

Richmond Maritime Festival

Britinnia Heritage Shipyard, National historic Site
5180 Westwater Drive Richmond BC V7E 6P3
www.richmondmaritimefestival.ca

Aug 8 to 10, 2014

Celebrate Steveston’s waterfront heritage at spectacular Britannia Shipyards. All weekend, enjoy food, music, artists, storytellers, and meet all manner of unexpected characters. But whatever you do, don’t forget to visit the bounty of beautiful boats and ships moored at the 190-metre (600-ft) dock. Free and fun for all ages, the Richmond Maritime Festival is one of Metro Vancouver’s largest, don’t-miss summer events.

Harmony Arts Festival


West Vancouver BC
604.925.7268
www.harmonyarts.ca

A lively ten-day celebration of community and art that showcases the finest creative and visual arts talent from the North Shore. The Harmony Arts Festival takes place at various waterfront venues in West Vancouver and include music, craft market, studio tours, hands-on art experiences, art lectures and more!

Gibsons Landing Art Stroll


Gibsons BC
604.886.0531
www.gibsonspublicartgallery.ca

Aug 8 to 10, 2014

Gibsons Public Art Gallery presents Art Stroll in the Landing August 8 - 10. Six art galleries, local shops and restaurants have Art Stroll specials, discounts & free draws. Park your car and stroll in the Landing.

Vancouver Fringe Festival


Vancouver BC
604.257.0350
www.vancouverfringe.com

Sep 4 to 14, 2014

Theatre for Everyone!

The Vancouver International Fringe Festival, produced annually by the First Vancouver Theatrespace Society, is BC’s largest theatre festival and North America’s most international Fringe Fest. The Vancouver International Fringe Festival was voted Vancouver’s Best Arts Festival for five years in a row by Georgia Straight readers.

Vancouver Maritime Museum

South end of Burrard Bridge
1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park Vancouver BC
604.257.8300
www.vancouvermaritimemuseum.com

Open 10-5 daily. Closed Mondays from Labour Day to Victoria Day weekends.

Travel in time to 1944 on board St Roch, Canada's Arctic icon.
Explore the world of shipwrecks, explorers and pirates.
Great for children and adults

Pender Harbour Music Society


Madeira Park BC

www.penderharbourmusic.ca

The Pender Harbour Music Society offers a Winter Concert series featuring everything from classical and jazz to folk and roots music running from October to May each year. Come and join us for an intimate concert experience in our 100 seat venue this season. Just a short ferry ride and drive from downtown Vancouver.
Why not make a weekend of it on the beautiful Sunshine Coast?

21st Annual Arts Alive Festival!

#201 - 20559 Fraser Hwy.
Langley BC V3A 4G3.
604-539-0133

www.artsalivefestival.com

Aug 17, 2014

With over 200 visual and performing artists, our festival has become a signature event in the lower mainland. This free, family event features live musical performances, artists and artisans showcasing a myriad of mediums, live demonstrations, a children's venue and special performance surprises throughout the day!

Vancouver Writers Fest

202-1398 Cartwright St
Vancouver (Granville Island) BC V6H 3R8
604.681.6330
www.writersfest.bc.ca

Presenting a world of words on Granville Island!
OCTOBER 22 - 27

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival presents acclaimed Canadian and international writers for six days of events for readers–discussions, interviews and performances, in intimate venues on Granville Island, and special events throughout the year.

Brittania Mine Museum presents ABOVE AND BELOW THE SURFACE

1 Forbes Way
Britannia Beach BC V0N 1J0
1.800.896.4044
Fax 604.896.2260

www.bcmuseumofmining.org

Apr 3, 2013

Barbara Arnold, Cathy Blake, Louise Bunn, Francine Desjardins, Zohar Fiszbaum, Vanessa Lam, Shari Pratt, Virginia Railton, Peter Sickert, Catherine Sully and Sandra Trubin, curated by Jeanne Krabbendam. All pieces in this art show are either collected or actually created with the theme of this exhibit in mind. The art show features works in 2D and 3D by a group of students and their art teacher.

Langley Artists' Studio Tour


Langley BC

www.langleyartstudiotour.ca

Sep 21-22 and 28-29, 2013, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm < > Come for a drive in the scenic Langley countryside and see some of the best art the Fraser Valley has to offer. From emerging artists to dedicated professionals, there are painters in varying styles and media, as well as pencil artists, potters, photographers, jewellers, glass makers and more! Over two weekends, artists are opening the doors of their studios, from converted barns to live/work apartments and other fascinating creative spaces, to welcome visitors, display their work and demonstrate their talents. The tour is organized by participating artists who volunteer their time. It takes place annually on the last two weekends in September. For complete information, visit the tour website: www.langleyartstudiotour.ca.

Canstruction

885 West Georgia Street
HSBC Building (Atrium) Vancouver (Downtown) BC V6C 3E8
604.250.9682
604.250.9682 direct

www.pendulumgallery.bc.ca

Mar 23, 2013 to Apr 3, 2013

This innovative, socially-conscious art project has become a world-wide phenomenon, bringing together the creative and the public spirited to create a truly unique and engaging experience.Canstruction aims to serve those in need while uniting the design and building community. The Pendulum Gallery is the centre of the Vancouver component ofCanstruction, hosting over a dozen sculptures.

Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge

3445 Cornett Road
Vancouver BC V5M 2H3
604-736-7028
604-678-5889
www.opusartsupplies.com/community/community-news/opus-outdoor-painting-challenge-2013

May 10, 2013 to Dec 31, 1969

Whether you're a seasoned painting pro, a beginning artist, or a creative individual looking for a new challenge, join us at Opus for a fun day with your fellow artists. May10, 2014

Each Opus store will be awarding prizes to three works, chosen on site by an impartial jury. The top prize in each location is a $500 Opus Gift Card, with 2nd and 3rd prizes being $250 and $100 Gift Cards, respectively.

Pre-register at your local Opus, either in store or by phone. Registration will be accepted up until the challenge begins.

VISUALS - Squamish Art Crawl


Squamish BC

www.squamishart.com

Aug 3, 2013 to Sep 22, 2013

'The Squamish ArtCrawl showcases Squamish as an arts and cultural destination with artist studio tours and business/galleries featuring local artists. The studio tours take place on two specific weekends, August 3/4 and Sept 21/22. The business/galleries are open for the 7 week duration of ArtCrawl. Original pieces of art are available for purchase.'

17th Annual Pender Harbour Jazz Festival


Madeira Park BC V0N 2H0
604.741.5272
www.phjazz.ca

Sep 20 to 22, 2013

JAZZ?!
We’ve got it! Funk, Swing, Big Band, 20’s 30’s &40;’s classics, Modern, Hot Latin, Be-Bop, Be-Not, Gypsy, Straight Ahead, Boogie Woogie and more…all at tiny intimate venues around Pender Harbour, smack dab on the ocean. 19 performances at 8 venues, over three days, September 20, 21 & 22, 2013. Only 3 ticketed events, all accessible by water. Great accoms, great food, great atmosphere, and fabulous music!