Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

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In the next few days you can be inspired with two TEDx events, bliss out on a late night Fleetwood Mac party, celebrate  one of Canada’s early champions of multiculturalism with Louis Riel Day, watch someone paint a picture with their beard, indulge in some fashion, catch a show, watch some archival films, and shop local with three holiday markets – and that’s those are only the beginning of your entertainment options this weekend.

 

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Friday November 13

Rapture BlisterRapture, Blister, Burn
Where: Studio 16
What: After grad school, Catherine (Moya O’Connell) and Gwen (Lori Triolo) chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband Don (Robert Moloney) and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband.
Runs until: Friday November 27, 2015

Matthew Good

Matthew Good

Matthew Good
Where: The Vogue
What: You remember him from the 90s with songs like Everything is Automatic. Heads up – as a Dungeons & Dragons fan, Good has created a fun contest for each Canadian tour date which you can find at his website.
Runs until: Saturday November 14, 2015

The Beard Painting Show
Where: Hot Art Wet City, 7:30pm
What: Graham Clark presents… The Beard Painting Show! Graham does a live beard painting based on audience suggestions, some of Vancouver’s finest comedians doing stand up during the painting, and they’ll end the evening with a screening of a documentary about beard paintings by Neil Maclean.

Circle Craft Christmas Market

Circle Craft Christmas Market

Circle Craft Christmas Market
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
What: The 2015 Circle Craft Christmas Market features artisans from coast to coast:
BC craftspeople from communities such as Whistler, Vancouver, Prince George, Victoria, and Salt Spring, will showcase the very best of this province. Outstanding artisans will also come from as far as Newfoundland’s English Harbour West, Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Charlottetown, Winnipeg, Grande Prairie, and Banff.
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

fleetmac_wood_november_calendarFleetmac Wood: White Winged Love Disco
Where: The Fox Cabaret, 11:00pm
What: Chances are you’ve heard a lot of Fleetwood Mac in your life, but isn’t it time you swathed yourself in a shawl or a waistcoat and wooden balls and surrendered your soul to five hours of this sublime music and REALLY felt it? Rhiannon is calling you in your best WHITE outfit. This is an all-Fleetwood Mac party. If you’re not sure you like Fleetwood Mac, please don’t come. No really, don’t come. And don’t drag along your friend who doesn’t really like them either.

BadJewsBad Jews
Where: Norman Rothstein Theatre (950 West 41st)
What: The night after their grandfather’s funeral, three cousins engage in a verbal (and sometimes physical) battle. In one corner is Daphna Feygenbam, a “Real Jew” who is volatile, self-assured and unbending. In the other, her equally stubborn cousin Liam, a secular and entitled young man, who has his shiksa girlfriend, Melody, in tow. Stuck in the middle is Liam’s brother, Jonah, who tries to stay out of the fray. When Liam stakes claim to their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith and legacy ensues. Tickets available at Tickets Tonight.
Runs until: Thursday November 19, 2015

MOV-Why-I-DesignWhy I Design
Where: Museum of Vancouver, 7:00pm
What: More than thirty designers, stationed throughout the museum’s galleries, discuss their work with you during this special evening. There’s a lot to explore as you navigate a party that’s dense with designers.

Sunya

Sunya

Sunya
Where: The Cultch
What: Guided by the Indo-Armenian dancer and choreographer, Roger Sinha, and Iranian-born gatherer of musical pearls, Kiya Tabassian, four dancers, three musicians, a sound designer, and a video artist break boundaries to create a truly unique artistic experience.
Runs until: Saturday November 14, 2015

Dressing for a Wedding

Dressing for a Wedding

Dressing for a Wedding
Where: Performanceworks
What: A dark comedy about a mother’s desperate attempts to run her daughter’s wedding rehearsal while keeping family secrets from exposing themselves. Written by acclaimed Vancouver playwright and recent Stephen Leacock Award nominee Aaron Bushkowsky, and helmed by award-winning director Sarah Rodgers.
Runs until: Sunday November 29, 2015

kimotoNew Works by Mike Soloman and Reuben Kambeitz
Where: Kimoto Gallery opening reception at 6:00pm
What: A joint exhibition of two Vancouver artists Mike Soloman with his newest series of oil paintings titled “Avian Deities” & Reuben Kambeitz with his newest series of mixed media paintings titled “Home.”
Runs until:Saturday December 5, 2015

The Lady Show
Where: Little Mountain Gallery
What: Sketch, stand-up, monologues and other nonsense. This month featuring the talents of April O’Peel, Erica Sigurdson, Fatima Dhowre, Jenny Toews, Katie-Ellen Humphries, Morgan Brayton, Robyn Daye Edwards.

52 Pickup
Where: Havana Theatre, 8:00pm
What: 52 scene titles are written on a deck of cards which is then thrown into the air. As the performers pick up the cards they perform the scenes, one by one, revealing a hilarious and heartbreaking love story. No two performances are ever the same!
Runs until: Sunday November 29, 2015

Tim Hicks

Tim Hicks

Tim Hicks
Where: The Commodore Ballroom
What: A Canadian country music singer-songwriter from St. Catharines, Ontario.

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We Know Nothing: Monologues of Ice and Fire
Where: The Cultch
What: Celebrated author, George R. R. Martin, has brought us so many excellent stories and characters throughout the years – but some of his creations inevitably ended up in the editing room’s rubbish bin. In this series of comedic monologues inspired by Game of Thrones, you will be introduced to cut characters such as “Fabiar Frey – the Red Wedding Singer,” “Susan Sand – the Other Sand Snake,” and “Rud Oatwright – the Romeo of Flea Bottom.”
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

Stomp Records 20th Anniversary Show
Where: The Rickshaw
What: Featuring The Real McKenzies, The Brains, Isotopes, Rude City Riot, and Los Kung-Fu Monkeys.


 

Saturday November 14

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TEDxVancouver

TEDxVancouver

TEDxVancouver
Where: Rogers Arena
What: This year, TEDxVancouver’s theme is ID. Identity is a fascinating and complex concept that explores the ideas of self and perception, action and thought, expression and interpretation, nature and nurture. We find ourselves asking the following questions when we think about identity: Who are we? Who am I? Who will I be?

Fashion Symposium

Fashion Symposium

Fashion Symposium
Where: Museum of Vancouver, 10:00am
What: The Fashion Symposium at the Museum of Vancouver is the second annual nationwide gathering of Canadian fashion scholars. Experts from academia and industry, along with collectors and fans, will come together to present and discuss their research in various fields of fashion—including history, material culture, gender, technology, eco fashion, and urban culture.

Fashion Avant-Garde: Then and Now

Fashion Avant-Garde: Then and Now

Fashion Avant-Garde: Then and Now
Where: Museum of Vancouver, 7:00pm
What: A fashion show­ of local Vancouver designers from different areas of contemporary fashion design (eco fashion, wearable technology, Indigenous fashion, wearable art, fashion technology, haute couture), as well as historical costumes selected by Vancouver fashion historian Ivan Sayers from his elaborate collection. The historical pieces will thematically, visually, technically, or conceptually complement the new contemporary designs.

Sensational Melodies
Where: The Orpheum
What: Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts sensational British pianist Stephen Hough, in a performance of Schumann’s brilliant and melodic classical masterpiece, the Piano Concerto in A minor. Rounding out the program is Wagner’s beautiful Prelude to Act III of Tristan und Isolde, and Bartók’s fantastic Concerto for Orchestra.
Runs until: Monday November 16, 2015

The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die
Where: The Biltmore
What: This band with an exhausting name is an atmospheric emo / indie rock band from Willimantic, CT.

LouisRLouis Riel Day Celebration
Where: The Annex (823 Seymour), 7:30pm
What: This evening presentation will honour Louis Riel, an inspiration for the resilience of the Métis nation, and will celebrate the vitality of contemporary Métis culture.

widowspeakWidowspeak
Where: The Fox Cabaret
What: The band’s third album, All Yours, is one that could only come from Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas: a honed and elegant interweaving of dream-pop and slow-core rock and roll, easygoing melodies and dusty, snaking guitars.

East Side Flea Two-Day Holiday Market
Where: The Wise Hall
What: Forget the chaos of big box malls and come shop local Saturday & Sunday Nov. 14th & 15th!! Don’t leave things till the last minute, with 50+ vendors across the whole weekend make one stop at the and grab something for everybody while munching on Tacofino – their food truck will be out all day.
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

Fair Trade Christmas Market
Where: St. Andrews United Church
What: Ten Thousand Villages, the oldest and largest Fair Trade non-profit organization in North America partners with thousands of talented artisans around the world in healthy business relationships, and they’re presenting a Fair Trade Christmas Market.

SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
What: Just For Laughs and JS Touring are thrilled to announce that America’s premier comedian Jerry Seinfeld will perform his signature stand-up routine live at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Nerdfest
Where: The Rickshaw
What: A variety show consisting of stage performers, live music, magic, sword fighting, short films, and even a costume contest. Vendors of all types will be setting up booths selling their goods and services that will bring out the nerd in us all.

jubeJubilant Red: The Composers’ Intercultural Kitchen
Where: Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music)
What: Building bridges between contemporary classical & world music: works for string quartet & traditional instruments (zheng, santur, sanxian, oud, sho) by Jennifer Butler, Elisha Denburg, Jim Hiscott, Lisa Cay Miller, Bob Pritchard, Jeffrey Ryan, Naomi Sato and Rodney Sharman. Performed by the VICO String Quartet and soloists Navid Goldrick, Geling Jiang, Saina Khaledi & Naomi Sato.

Stanley Park Eco Steward Volunteer Event
Where: Stanley Park
What: Natural habitats in Stanley Park are being overtaken by invasive species! Come learn about the ecology of the park while working with other volunteers to help conserve its biodiversity. By participating in this program, you will learn firsthand about the threat invasive species pose to our native ecosystems, make an important contribution to conservation and restoration in Stanley Park and work with a great group of people in a beautiful outdoor setting. Together, we will work to restore degraded habitats in the Park by removing invasive plant species such as English ivy and Himalayan blackberry.

kaleidoscope poserKaleidoscope
Where: The Waldorf
What: Wear black-light-sensitive gear to this psychedelic trance night full of lasers and performances.

Jocelyn Pettit CD Release
Where:
What: An uplifting collection of original compositions, and spirited arrangements of tunes and songs from across Canada and the Celtic Nations. From foot-stompy dance sets, to lyrical melodies and rhythmic grooves, Caravan celebrates the folk traditions of these cultures, and some new compositions they inspired.


 

Sunday November 15

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tedsfuTEDxSFU: Connect the Dots
Where: Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton)
What: This year’s theme is “Connect the Dots”. Connecting the dots and cross-pollinating are ideas that engage us in a dialogue that builds upon the vast mental, societal, and academic pools of resources with ambitions of a collective future. With 11 speakers and over 550 attendees, you do not want to miss out on this conference!

Main Street Vinyl Record Fair
Where: The Heritage Hall (3102 Main)
What: Get incredible deals on vinyl records, turntables, vintage audio gear, record storage and other accessories. Discover rare gems and stock up on bargain classics. Over 50,000 vinyl records on sale from every genre and era. Over 45 independent dealers with a number of personal collections up for sale.

ShetalksSheTalks Technology
Where: Terminal City Club
What: SheTalks Technology will inspire connections through real women with real stories. You will hear 8 minute stories, not speeches, from women who’ve accomplished incredible tasks through adversity and challenge.

Protest-the-HeroProtest the Hero
Where: The Vogue
What: Canadian progressive metal band celebrate the 10 year anniversary of their debut full-length album, “Kezia”, with a cross-country tour featuring the groups original line-up.

East Side Flea Holiday Market

East Side Flea Holiday Market

East Side Flea Two-Day Holiday Market
Where: The Wise Hall
What: Forget the chaos of big box malls and come shop local Saturday & Sunday Nov. 14th & 15th!! Don’t leave things till the last minute, with 50+ vendors across the whole weekend make one stop at the and grab something for everybody while munching on Tacofino – their food truck will be out all day.
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

Backstrap Weaving Workshop
Where: Blim (1150A Pender East), 1:00pm
What: Backstrap weaving is an ancient craft still practiced in many parts of Mexico Central America. The Backstrap loom is extremely portable and uses your body to create the tension necessary to weave. Learn to make a strap perfect for you camera or belt with this beautiful Mexican style of weaving.

Reflecting the City (Redux): Movies from the City of Vancouver Archives

Reflecting the City (Redux): Movies from the City of Vancouver Archives

Reflecting the City (Redux): Movies from the City of Vancouver Archives
Where: VanCity Theatre, 7:15pm
What: Back by popular demand, the City of Vancouver Archives returns to the big screen with an archival presentation originally screened in 2013. Experience Vancouver’s outdoor pastimes in the 1940s. Flash back to the 1960s with a rain dance in Kitsilano. Take a bicycle ride though Vancouver in the 1970s. Witness the city’s transition leading up to Expo ’86.

Vhine Und Szong

Vhine Und Szong

Vhine Und Szong
Where:
The Cultch
What:
Attention Lounge Lizards – come satisfy your craving for tunes from the sensational Veda Hille while savouring your favourite glass of wine or beer – with special guest Nick Krgovich & The Fits.

 


 

Ongoing

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Nirbhaya

Nirbhaya

Nirbhaya (ends this weekend)
Where: York Theatre (639 Commercial Drive)
What: On December 16, 2012, a young woman boarded a bus in Delhi heading for home. What followed changed countless lives forever. Internationally acclaimed playwright and director, Yaël Farber (Mies Julie) has created a searing new work that cracks open the code of silence around women whose lives have been shattered by violence.
Runs until: Saturday November 14, 2015

Scare City

Scare City

Scare City (ends this weekend)
Where: Hot Art Wet City
What: Featuring works from Shwa Keirstead and Mia Dungeon, Scare-city explores the realms of the “scarce” with particular reference to endangered animal species. It also looks at the notion of the “city” and the role that urban sprawl plays in impacting wild life. Plus, it’s Halloween, so it’s a little scary!
Runs until: Saturday November 14, 2015

Circle Craft Christmas Market (this weekend only)
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West
What: The 2015 Circle Craft Christmas Market features artisans from coast to coast:
BC craftspeople from communities such as Whistler, Vancouver, Prince George, Victoria, and Salt Spring, will showcase the very best of this province. Outstanding artisans will also come from as far as Newfoundland’s English Harbour West, Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Charlottetown, Winnipeg, Grande Prairie, and Banff.
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

We Know Nothing: Monologues of Ice and Fire (this weekend only)
Where: The Cultch
What: Celebrated author, George R. R. Martin, has brought us so many excellent stories and characters throughout the years – but some of his creations inevitably ended up in the editing room’s rubbish bin. In this series of comedic monologues inspired by Game of Thrones, you will be introduced to cut characters such as “Fabiar Frey – the Red Wedding Singer,” “Susan Sand – the Other Sand Snake,” and “Rud Oatwright – the Romeo of Flea Bottom.”
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

MacbethMacbeth (ends this weekend)
Where: Cambrian Hall (215 East 17th)
What: Standing Room Only Theatre is pleased and proud to present Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth in all its glory, complete with choreographed fights, special effects and some very explicit bewitchery.
Runs until: Saturday November 15, 2015

Cornucopia (ends this weekend)
Where: Whistler, BC
What: A celebration of food and drink up in Whistler.
Runs until: Sunday November 15, 2015

Sensational Melodies (ends this week)
Where: The Orpheum
What: Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts sensational British pianist Stephen Hough, in a performance of Schumann’s brilliant and melodic classical masterpiece, the Piano Concerto in A minor. Rounding out the program is Wagner’s beautiful Prelude to Act III of Tristan und Isolde, and Bartók’s fantastic Concerto for Orchestra.
Runs until: Monday November 16, 2015

Depth and Perception
Where: Petley Jones Gallery (1554 West 6th)
What: New works from Canadian born sculptor Blake Ward. Building on the techniques of figurative sculpture developed in antiquity, this collection of contemporary sculpture challenges the classical figure by shifting our attention toward the exploration of negative space thus leading us inward.
Runs until: Thursday November 19, 2015

BadJewsBad Jews
Where: Norman Rothstein Theatre (950 West 41st)
What: The night after their grandfather’s funeral, three cousins engage in a verbal (and sometimes physical) battle. In one corner is Daphna Feygenbam, a “Real Jew” who is volatile, self-assured and unbending. In the other, her equally stubborn cousin Liam, a secular and entitled young man, who has his shiksa girlfriend, Melody, in tow. Stuck in the middle is Liam’s brother, Jonah, who tries to stay out of the fray. When Liam stakes claim to their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith and legacy ensues. Tickets available at Tickets Tonight.
Runs until: Thursday November 19, 2015

throwbackThrowback Theatre Sports
Where: The Improv Theatre (1502 Duranleau)
What: Do you remember Tubbs and Crockett? Leg warmers? The Rubik’s Cube? Line-backer shoulder pads? Big hair? They’re icons from the decade of excess – the 1980s, a time when ‘more was more.’
Runs until: Saturday November 21, 2015

Amish

The Amish Project
Where: Pacific Theatre
What: In 2006, the Amish of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania forgave the man who walked into their schoolhouse and shot ten girls. A brilliant meditation on radical kindness, The Amish Project is a stunning exploration of the strength of community and the power of forgiveness in the face of tragedy.
Runs until: Saturday November 21, 2015

Fearmongers Haunted House

Fearmongers Haunted House

Fearmongers Haunted House
Where:
14211 Burrows (Richmond)
What:
Fearmongers is intended to be an immersive haunted house that will take you through the horrors of Greek mythology. You must travel through fourteen mythology themed rooms with traps, monsters, obstacles and more than an hour of haunting.
Runs until:Saturday November 22, 2015

Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema

Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema

Through Indian Eyes: Native American Cinema
Where: The Cinematheque
What: Financed variously by tribal communities and non-Native sources, the films in this series have all been directed by First Nations peoples. Since first appearing on film in 1895, First Nations have been excluded from any meaningful role in the production of their own cinematic images and continue to be marginalized in the entertainment industry today. Over the last 25 years, however, a renaissance in independent First Nations filmmaking has occurred. First Nations filmmakers have undertaken dramas, comedies, shorts, documentaries, and animation, reaching mainstream audiences and Native communities while working to recuperate tribal languages, spirituality, and community: a national cinema in formation.
Runs until: Wednesday November 25, 2015

Gratasorpresa

Grata Sorpresa
Where: Ayden Gallery (opening reception at 7:00pm)
What: Street art, fine art, illustration and photography from some of the best and most talented young Colombian artists (and a few Canadians.)
Runs until: Sunday November 29, 2015

Dressing for a Wedding

Dressing for a Wedding

Dressing for a Wedding
Where: Performanceworks
What: A dark comedy about a mother’s desperate attempts to run her daughter’s wedding rehearsal while keeping family secrets from exposing themselves. Written by acclaimed Vancouver playwright and recent Stephen Leacock Award nominee Aaron Bushkowsky, and helmed by award-winning director Sarah Rodgers.
Runs until: Sunday November 29, 2015

52 Pickup
Where: Havana Theatre, 8:00pm
What: 52 scene titles are written on a deck of cards which is then thrown into the air. As the performers pick up the cards they perform the scenes, one by one, revealing a hilarious and heartbreaking love story. No two performances are ever the same!
Runs until: Sunday November 29, 2015

kimotoNew Works by Mike Soloman and Reuben Kambeitz
Where: Kimoto Gallery
What: A joint exhibition of two Vancouver artists Mike Soloman with his newest series of oil paintings titled “Avian Deities” & Reuben Kambeitz with his newest series of mixed media paintings titled “Home.”
Runs until:Saturday December 5, 2015

Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15

Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15

Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15
Where: Museum of Vancouver
What: A century of arctic architecture, an urbanizing present, and a projected near future of adaptive architecture in Nunavut. Each of these components documents architectural history in this remarkable but relatively little known region of Canada, describes the contemporary realities of life in its communities, and examines an adapting role for architecture moving forward.
Runs until: Sunday December 13, 2015

A Christmas StoryA Christmas Story, The Musical
Where: Artsclub Theatre
What: Based on the popular film, this festive musical tells a tale familiar to anyone who has ever been a kid: the dogged pursuit of acquiring a desired toy. It’s the 1940s and for 9-year-old Ralphie nothing under the tree will satisfy-save for an Official Red Ryder carbine-action BB gun.
Runs until: Sunday December 27, 2015

Cesna?em, the City Before the City
Where: Museum of Anthropology, Musqueam Cultural Education Resource Centre, Museum of Vancouver
What: A transformative journey to explore an ancient landscape and living culture that can be found right underneath Vancouver’s nose.
Runs until: December 30, 2015

940x320_TicketTonightCirque du Soleil presents Kooza
Where: The Cirque tents!
What: KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil: It combines two circus traditions – acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. The show highlights the physical demands of human performance in all its splendor and fragility, presented in a colorful mélange that emphasizes bold slapstick humor. The Innocent’s journey brings him into contact with a panoply of comic characters such as the King, the Trickster and the Obnoxious Tourist and his Bad Dog. Tickets available at Tickets Tonight.
Runs until: Sunday January 3, 2016

Lee Bul

Lee Bul

Lee Bul
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
What: The Vancouver Art Gallery presents a survey exhibition of recent works by Korean artist Lee Bul, one of the most important artists of her generation. Early drawings and models are paired with ambitious sculptures revealing Bul’s visually and conceptually compelling practice.
Runs until: Sunday January 10, 2015

The Gund Collection

The Gund Collection

The Gund Collection: Contemporary and Historical Art from the Northwest Coast
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
What: The Gund collection includes magnificent nineteenth-century masks, feast bowls, argillite carvings and other objects from across the region, including from the Haida, Nuu-chahnulth, Kwawaka’wakw, Tlingit, Heiltsuk and Nuxalk First Nations.
Runs until: January 31, 2016

Regular Expressions

Regular Expressions

Regular Expressions
Where: 221A (221 E Georgia) opening reception at 7:00pm
What: Not readymades, but ready-to-be-mades. These objects and images that have been called, for the moment, “art” seem too strange and slick to have simply been picked from the mundane cache of the “real world;” they smack of a virtual well of potential forms that is somehow both more generic and at the same time more customized.
Runs until: Saturday February 6, 2016

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Gwaii Haanas: Land Sea People
Photo: Jason Shafto

Gwaii Haanas: Land Sea People
Where: Bill Reid Gallery
What: Stories of the only place in Canada protected from mountaintop to seafloor. Thirty years after the Haida took a stand at Lyell Island, this unique place exists as an unprecedented example of cooperative management, between the Haida Nation and the Government of Canada.
Runs until: March 27, 2016

Body Worlds: Animals Inside Out

Body Worlds: Animals Inside Out

Body Worlds: Animals Inside Out
Where: Science World
What: Body Worlds creator and anatomist, Dr Gunther von Hagens takes you on an anatomical safari. As you explore this captivating exhibition, you will experience the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of a variety of the world’s most spectacular creatures.
Runs until: Sunday March 28, 2016

Winter Farmers Market

Winter Farmers Market

Winter Farmers Market
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium
What: Each week you can look forward to finding locally grown vegetables and fruit, meat and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen, artisan cheese and bread, herbs and seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods and artisanal craft.
Runs until: Saturday April 23, 2016 (Saturdays)

Across the Top:

Across the Top: The Quest for the Northwest Passage

Across The Top: The Quest for the Northwest Passage
Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum
What: This exhibit will transport you to the Arctic where you will learn about its environment and people; the many voyages of discovery; the search for John Franklin’s lost expedition (both historical and modern), and the ultimate discovery of HMS Erebus by Parks Canada.
Runs until: May 2016

What are you up to this weekend? Tell me and the rest of Vancouver in the comments below or tweet me directly at @lextacular

 


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