Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

We’ve rounded up a variety of events this long weekend – tulips, classic cars, crafts, sports and more!  Read on for our top picks for things happening around Vancouver this Friday through Monday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

First Nations meets Japanese culture in Red graphic novel

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Meet Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas. A B.C. Haida artist, Yahgulanaas is the creator behind Red: A Haida Manga, a 2009 groundbreaking graphic novel that combines Haida myth and Japanese storytelling. To celebrate the book’s publication in softcover, as well as a new solo art exhibit, Yahgulanaas will be at the Douglas Udell Gallery May 3.

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First Nations meets Japanese culture in Red graphic novel

Fan Expo Vancouver 2014: An Experience Not to be Missed

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Image courtesy of John Biehler | Flickr.com

This weekend in Vancouver, don’t be surprised if you see a fully-costumed Iron Man chatting up Zelda, or a Star Wars Storm Trooper fake fighting with Spiderman and Pikachu. It’s just that time of year again, the blossoms are blooming and thousands upon thousands of geeks, nerds, and comic book aficionados will be descending upon the Vancouver Convention Centre for Fan Expo 2014.

It’s a weekend of comic books, cosplay, and celebrities—Vancouver’s very own Comic Con, located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, taking place from April 18-20, 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Fan Expo Vancouver 2014: An Experience Not to be Missed

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

From art and board games to poetry and cultural festivals, there are so many events happening this weekend we couldn’t list them all!  Read on for our top picks for things happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Canadian Art Foundation Gallery Hop April 12

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Broken City Lab, Make This Better, (2010-ongoing) Ripper’s Vallery, Windsor, Ontario. Courtesy of the artists.

The Canadian Art Foundation presents a gallery hop April 12. Art fiends and fairweather fans alike can take in a variety of exhibits, talks and tours – all free.

Stops along the way include the Vancouver Art Gallery as well as smaller locations like the Contemporary Art Gallery, Gallery Gachet and more. We have more details after the jump.  Continue reading:
Canadian Art Foundation Gallery Hop April 12