Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

British cars, Ukrainian-Haida art, international puppetry, a visit from Thomas the Tank Engine, vampire burlesque and anamatronic dinosaurs! All of these things are going on in Vancouver this weekend.

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Friday May 17

Shadows, Strings and Other Things: The Enchanting Theatre of Puppets
Where: Museum of Anthropology
What: This enchanting exhibition illustrates the role puppets have played around the world in the transmission of cultural knowledge, stories, and values from generation to generation. Shadows, Strings and Other Things features a broad array of puppets, old and new, from 15 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Visitors will have the opportunity to view more than 250 handcrafted puppets from MOA’s collection — the largest in Western Canada — plus, new acquisitions from China, Brazil, Italy, Java, the UK, and France revealed to the public for the first time. Enter into an immersive and theatrical world for visitors of all ages.
Runs until: Monday October 14, 2019

Jurassic Quest
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East
What: Anamatronic dinosaurs! How could you not go? Jurassic Quest is the largest exhibition of life-size, moving, museum-quality dinosaurs in North America. Walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and The Triassic period.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival at the VPL

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival at the VPL
Where: Vancouver Public Library, Central Library
What: This celebration of comics, graphic novels and their creators includes readings, panels and workshops. This year’s highlights include: Writing Jokes for Comic Strips with Doug Savage, How to Make a Graphic Novel from Start to Finish, and inking and colouring workshops with New York Times cartoonists.

Matilda The Musical
Where: Stanley Alliance Industrial Stage
What: Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty to find your happy ending! Armed with an outsize wit and a vivid imagination, precocious Matilda takes a stand to change her destiny. Even cruel parents and a hardened headmistress can’t get in her way. From the wonderfully subversive imagination of Roald Dahl, this fun family musical will bring out the child in everyone.
Runs until: Sunday July 14, 2019

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Mayuko Kamio

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Mayuko Kamio
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
What: Beloved VSO Conductor Laureate Kazuyoshi Akiyama — one of the VSO’s most important music directors – conducts this historic program, with pieces selected from his very first concerts as a music director in 1972. Praised worldwide for her luxurious, silken tone and virtuosic technique, Mayuko Kamio and her 1727 Stradivarius violin are the perfect match for Mozart’s enchanting Violin Concerto No. 3.
Runs until: Saturday May 18, 2019

Sharon Mahoney

Sharon Mahoney  
Where: Yuk Yuks
What: Sharon Mahoney is an international stand-up comic, actress and award-winning street performer. Sharon has been performing comedy world-wide for over 20 years. Miss Mahoney continues to fulfill a busy performance schedule at festivals and comedy clubs around the world and pushes the boundaries of social international comic possibility wherever she goes.
Runs until: Saturday May 18, 2019

Weyes Blood

Weyes Blood
Where: St. James Hall
What: The new record arrives April 5 via Sub Pop, and was described by Natalie Mering as “the Kinks meet WWII or Bob Seger meets Enya,” according to a press release.

Cloverdale Rodeo and County Fair
Where: Cloverdale Fairgrounds
What: One of North America’s longest running and most entertaining rodeos returns for its 73rd year with more competitions, live entertainment food and fun for fans of all ages. The rodeo will feature cowboys and cowgirls as they compete for cash prizes in roughstock rodeo events like saddle bronc riding, bareback riding and bull riding.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019


Saturday May 18

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Trace Yeomans: Crafted in the City

Trace Yeomans: Crafted in the City
Where: Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery – Gastown
What: Up close and personal – join a conversation with artist Trace Yeomans who will discuss how she works in fabric applique and other materials in her art, her inspiration and technique in designing pieces that are culturally significant to her combined Haida and Ukrainian heritage.

Teatro Intimo Del Flamenco

Teatro Intimo Del Flamenco
Where: The Improv Centre, Granville Island
What: Karen Flamenco brings the glamour and extravagance of a large flamenco dance production onto a small theatrical stage. The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic. With theatre style seating and bistro-style table seats, every audience member will get a close-up and personal experience that is very typical of a traditional Spanish Tablao.
Runs until: Saturday May 1, 2020

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival
Where: The Roundhouse
What: Two days packed with comics programming, comic creators from home and abroad, and art lessons for kids.
Runs until: Sunday May 19, 2019

Vancouver All British Field Meet

Vancouver All British Field Meet
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden
What: It’s a car show! Featured marques are Bentley, Mini and AJS Motorcycles.

Coastal City Ballet’s Swan Lake

Coastal City Ballet’s Swan Lake
Where: Vancouver Playhouse
What: Back by popular demand, Irene Schneider’s illustrious and beloved ballet presents a modern twist on the timeless classic. Schneider’s Swan Lake explores the human emotion of a romantic love contrasted against a realistic and practical love of an arranged marriage.

Day Out with Thomas
Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park (Squamish, BC)
What: An opportunity for children and their families to take a 25-minute ride on Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of the railway. Fun for the whole family includes a Thomas & Friends imagination station with Thomas-themed activities including stamps, temporary tattoos, hands-on arts and crafts, and a Thomas storytelling and video viewing area.
Runs until: Sunday May 26th, 2019

Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival

Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival
Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada
What: Enjoy local food and craft beer on the Fort grounds outside the palisade. Breweries and food vendors will come together to thrill your taste buds for a one-day-only event that’s sure to please. Arrive early and visit the Fort from 10am.

 The Lemonheads
Where: Rickshaw Theatre
What: American indie rock band, on tour to support their latest release.

Cantonese Opera: Behind the Scenes
Where: Vancouver Public Library, Central Library
What: Learn everything it takes to put on a Cantonese opera performance. From the detailed preparations, including applying the signature Chinese opera makeup, doing the hair and putting on costumes, to the live narration, character roles, and stage techniques, this behind the scenes event is from 1-3:30pm and includes short performance.

Alan Matheson Septet
Where: Pyatt Hall
What: The Alan Matheson Septet has been an important part of the Vancouver jazz scene for over twenty years. Their “little big band” sound has impressed audiences at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Pender Harbour Jazz Festival and on the air via CBC Radio’s Hot Air and Tonic programs. The personnel is comprised of some of Vancouver’s most versatile musicians, all equally at home in jazz, classical and popular music.

4U: The Music of Prince with Symphony
Where: Abbotsford Centre (Abbotsford, BC)
What: The music of Prince with a full symphony orchestra. Each show will feature a live band with world-class musicians and vocalists who will perform alongside the orchestra. 4U will draw from Prince’s extensive music catalog, highlighting many of his hits that captivated generations of fans, alongside lesser-known gems.

Armin van Buuren

Armin van Buuren
Where: PNE Forum
What: Armin van Buuren is a born perfectionist, striving to stay on top of the scene he’s helped build. As the flag-bearer of the trance movement, he’s one of the most influential figures in EDM worldwide.

Curtis Clear Sky and the Constellationz

Curtis Clear Sky and the Constellationz
Where: The York Theatre
What: A Vancouver-based band providing an energetic live music performance of Latin funk, soul, ska, reggae & hip hop.

Brennan Heart
Where: Harbour Event Centre
What: Dutch DJ and hardstyle producer.

Lolo Zouai

Lolo Zouai
Where: Fortune Sound Club
What: Her taste in music, which includes 90s R&B and West Coast hip-hop, was heavily influenced by the San Fransisco Bay area’s musical melting pot.

The Impossible Dream

The Impossible Dream
Where: St. Helen’s Anglican Church
What: Multi-award-winning soprano Jacqueline Ko celebrates the tenth anniversary of her first-ever charity benefit show by teaming up with pianist Karen Shumka to perform some of her greatest hits – from Sondheim to Schwartz, from Hamlet to Hamilton, from Madama Butterfly to Mulan. In honour of the May 12th International Awareness Day for chronic neuroimmune diseases, 100% of proceeds will go to the ME | FM Society of BC.

 


Sunday May 19

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Spot Prawn Festival
Where: Granville Island
What: Do you like to eat prawns? This is your festival. Enjoy a bowl of delicious chowder made from fresh-off-the-boat BC spot prawns, or join a brunch featuring a tasting menu with 6 spot prawn dishes created by some of Vancouver’s best chefs. There will be prawns for eating there and prawns to take home.

NCT 127

NCT 127
Where: Pacific Coliseum
What: Are there so many K-pop bands they are now being coded in THX 1138 style? This happens to be the second highest charting K-pop boyband in Billboard 200 history, so go enjoy!

Vancouver Postcard Club’s Annual Paper Collectibles/Postcard Show & Sale

Vancouver Postcard Club’s Annual Paper Collectibles/Postcard Show & Sale 
Where: Hastings Community Centre
What: This annual show is for history lovers, casual collectors, and no-nonsense deltiologists. If you’re ‘new’ to antique postcards, come learn why – over the past few decades – antique postcards have become an important research tool for museums and archives. For out-of-town visitors, this is the kind of show where you just might unearth an important treasure or two from your home locale.

Hush Music Party
Where: The Refinery
What: Any genre, under one roof. For this edition the DJ is Shayne C. There are a few things you need to know about this party: no egos, must come to have fun, bring some friends, leave with good memories and new friendships.

Salvatore Ganacci
Where: Harbour Event Centre
What: A Bosnia-born Swedish DJ.

Monday May 20

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Victoria Day Celebrations at Burnaby Village Museum

Victoria Day Celebrations at Burnaby Village Museum
Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel
What: Pomp. Ceremony. Fun. The Burnaby Village Museum site is set in the 1920s – a place where pictures of King George V and Queen Mary are hung in the school house, where the Union Jack flies over the site and where Victoria Day is celebrated in grand style. Special entertainment all day long. After the parade, be presented to Queen Victoria by her ladies-in-waiting during the Queen’s Levee. Enjoy a piece of birthday cake.

Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis
Where: Commodore Ballroom
What: The American singer-songwriter’s music has notes of indie rock, alternative country, and indie folk.

Vancouver TheatreSports presents Improv Mondays with Michelle
Where: The Improv Centre
What: You’ve fallen in love with her on YouTube and now the indomitable Michelle Gidard (played by VTS ensemble member Angela Galanopoulos) is coming to the live stage at The Improv Centre. The original web series, created by Galanopoulos and fellow VTS ensemble member Andrew Barber, is set in the mythical restaurant Michelle’s in Hope. The show diverges from the original concept as each performance is not necessarily set in Hope or the restaurant. What will be consistent is that all will be over-the-top funny with the larger-than-life Michelle in charge.

Fort Langley May Day Parade
Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada
What: Fort Langley National Historic Site has a float in the 97th annual Fort Langley May Day Parade, hosted by the Fort Langley Lions’ Club, which starts at 11 a.m. and is followed by a community fair.


Ongoing

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VAMP: A Supernatural Musical Burlesque

Where: Performance Works
What: The world you once knew is about to be stripped away as creatures of the night come alive in a new, body-positive and hilarious burlesque musical inspired by classic horror movies and everything that goes hump in the night.
Runs until: Saturday May 18, 2019

Sharon Mahoney

Sharon Mahoney  
Where: Yuk Yuks
What: Sharon Mahoney is an international stand-up comic, actress and award-winning street performer. Sharon has been performing comedy world-wide for over 20 years. Miss Mahoney continues to fulfill a busy performance schedule at festivals and comedy clubs around the world and pushes the boundaries of social international comic possibility wherever she goes.
Runs until: Saturday May 18, 2019

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Mayuko Kamio

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Mayuko Kamio
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
What: Beloved VSO Conductor Laureate Kazuyoshi Akiyama — one of the VSO’s most important music directors – conducts this historic program, with pieces selected from his very first concerts as a music director in 1972. Praised worldwide for her luxurious, silken tone and virtuosic technique, Mayuko Kamio and her 1727 Stradivarius violin are the perfect match for Mozart’s enchanting Violin Concerto No. 3.
Runs until: Saturday May 18, 2019

Nassim

Nassim
Where: Historic Theatre
What: From Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour comes an audacious new theatrical experiment. Each night a different performer joins the playwright on stage, while the script waits unseen in a sealed box…Touchingly autobiographical yet powerfully universal, it is a striking theatrical demonstration of how language can both divide and unite us. Runs until: Sunday May 19, 2019

The Great Leap Where: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre What: It’s 1989, and for a man with a past and one teen with a future, an exhibition basketball game in Beijing is a chance at something greater. Chinese coach Wen Chang is a quiet Party supporter and Manford is a kid with hustle from San Francisco’s Chinatown who makes up for his short stature with tenacious baller skill. As the story jumps back and forth in time, tensions rise right up to the final buzzer and history collides at the leap for a 3-point shot.
Runs until:Sunday May 19, 2019

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival
Where: The Roundhouse
What: Two days packed with comics programming, comic creators from home and abroad, and art lessons for kids.
Runs until: Sunday May 19, 2019

French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950

French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
What: Sixty paintings and sculptures from the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned European permanent and long-term loan collections. Identifying France as the artistic centre of international modernism from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, these works—which are diverse in subject matter, style and scale—were created by leading artists of the period, intended both for private collections and public display.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019

Affinities: Canadian Artists and France

Affinities: Canadian Artists and France
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
What: Looking at the significance that French art and culture has held for Canadian artists over the past 120 years, this exhibition of works from the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Collection focuses on influences of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Surrealism on Canadian artists during the first half of the twentieth century.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019

Jurassic Quest
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East
What: Anamatronic dinosaurs! How could you not go? Jurassic Quest is the largest exhibition of life-size, moving, museum-quality dinosaurs in North America. Walk through the Cretaceous period, the Jurassic Period and The Triassic period.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019

Royal Canadian Family Circus

Royal Canadian Family Circus
Where: Lansdowne Centre, Richmond, BC
What: Explosive live entertainment bringing tradition and thrilling acts featuring the Flying Cortes Trapeze family, acrobatics, death-defying Wheel of Destiny, xtreme Chinese acrobats including chair balancing, contortion, diablo, and towering feats of balancing strength, comedy,  a motorcycle globe, hula hoops and aerialists.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019

Cloverdale Rodeo and County Fair
Where: Cloverdale Fairgrounds
What: One of North America’s longest running and most entertaining rodeos returns for its 73rd year with more competitions, live entertainment food and fun for fans of all ages. The rodeo will feature cowboys and cowgirls as they compete for cash prizes in roughstock rodeo events like saddle bronc riding, bareback riding and bull riding.
Runs until: Monday May 20, 2019

Communicating Doors
Where: Metro Theatre
What: In this thrilling time-travel comedy, three women attempt to save themselves and each other at the hands of the same man but in three different time periods. In the present is a dominatrix who has been hired to witness a murder confession. Twenty years earlier, the second wife of the tycoon is about to be murdered and twenty years before that the first wife is also about to be murdered. All that can prevent these events and re-shape the lives of these three women is their own ingenuity and a good bit of luck.
Runs until: Saturday May 25, 2019

Day Out with Thomas
Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park (Squamish, BC)
What: An opportunity for children and their families to take a 25-minute ride on Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of the railway. Fun for the whole family includes a Thomas & Friends imagination station with Thomas-themed activities including stamps, temporary tattoos, hands-on arts and crafts, and a Thomas storytelling and video viewing area.
Runs until: Sunday May 26th, 2019

Crafted Vancouver Where: Various locations What: An annual 25-day festival celebrating multiple craft disciplines. The festival features exceptional contemporary and traditional craftsmanship and craft-based work from official event partners who make, feature or sell fine craft.
Runs until: Thursday May 30, 2019

Counternarratives: Paintings by Archibald Fairbairn

Counternarratives: Paintings by Archibald Fairbairn Where: Bill Reid Gallery What: The watercolour paintings of Archibald Fairbairn (1888 – 1979) document the beauty of totem poles and communities during the early 20th century. This exhibition juxtaposes an idealistic painter’s postcolonial gaze with critical discourse from contemporary Indigenous voices.
Runs until: Sunday June 2, 2019

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Displacement
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
What: This exhibition comprises internationally acclaimed Victoria-based artist Mowry Baden’s work from the late 1960s to the present. Baden is known for producing intricate, sometimes humorous sculptural works and installations that borrow from the fields of perceptual psychology, science and architecture, and often solicit the audience’s participation. Runs until: Sunday June 9, 2019

Throne and Games – The Last Laugh Where: The Improv Centre What: Loosely based on HBO’s popular TV series, this improv laugh-letting features myriad unexpected plot twists – all suggested by the audience. No two performances can ever be the same because of this key element. Like its TV inspiration, the audience has no idea what to expect next, and, neither do the cast. VTS improvisers are master actors – creating the plot line, developing characters and dialogue all on the spot based on audience involvement and suggestions. Warning–there may be spoilers!
Runs until: Saturday June 15, 2019

Deanna Bowen: A Harlem Nocturne

Deanna Bowen: A Harlem Nocturne
Where: Contemporary Art Gallery
What: Deanna Bowen’s artistic practice concerns itself with overlooked histories of Black experience, often connected to her own family in Canada and the US. Mining archives and forgotten documents, she makes use of a repertoire of artistic gestures to bring traces of a complex, deeply personal and often violent past into public visibility. Bowen’s solo exhibition A Harlem Nocturne comprises two separate trajectories of new research that follow the artist’s maternal lineage in Canada.
Runs until: Sunday June 16, 2019

The Late Show – Adult Only Improv Comedy Where: The Improv Centre What: Are you a grown-up? If you are, join us! This show takes the furry hand-cuffs off our improvisers to present edgy, uncensored improv comedy. With the aid of audience suggestions, our quick-witted improvisers create scenarios that explore mature themes, content and language. You never know how far this show will go and the audience are willing accomplices. Runs until: June 29, 2019 (Saturdays)

Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives Where: Museum of Vancouver What: This exhibition delves into the life stories of local animals and plants—how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city. Scenic design, videos, taxidermy, crowd-sourcing technologies, and the display of natural specimens breathe life into these tales of co-habitation. The immersive nature of the exhibition, including hands-on activities, encourages visitors to examine their relationship with nature, think about momentarily disconnecting from their devices, and find equilibrium with the natural world around them.
Runs until: July 2019

Matilda The Musical
Where: Stanley Alliance Industrial Stage
What: Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty to find your happy ending! Armed with an outsize wit and a vivid imagination, precocious Matilda takes a stand to change her destiny. Even cruel parents and a hardened headmistress can’t get in her way. From the wonderfully subversive imagination of Roald Dahl, this fun family musical will bring out the child in everyone.
Runs until: Sunday July 14, 2019

Moving Still: Performative Photography from India

Moving Still: Performative Photography from India
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery & Annex Theatre
What: A major exhibition of works by thirteen artists based in India whose photographic practices focus on constructing and reconstructing realities. The exhibition and will showcase more than one hundred works, dating from the 1800s to the present, and examines themes of gender, religion and sexual identity using photography, an important medium in India since the mid-nineteenth century.
Runs until: Sunday September 2, 2019

Making Waves: The Story and Legacy of Greenpeace Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum What: With humble beginnings in Vancouver, Greenpeace has grown into a large organization with offices in 40 countries. The NGO has protested numerous causes: whaling, deforestation, mining, genetic testing, and nuclear testing. Explore this exhibit that goes from their first voyage from Vancouver to Amchitka to protest Nuclear testing on an old fishing vessel to how cities, government, and industry today are developing new policies, technologies, and sustainable practices to ensure the preservation of our environment.
Runs until: Monday September 9, 2019

Rolande Souliere: Frequent Stopping IV and V

Rolande Souliere: Frequent Stopping IV and V
Where: Contemporary Art Gallery
What: The multi-media practice of Australia-based Anishinaabe artist Rolande Souliere entangles the visual language of hard-edged geometric abstraction with that of contemporary traffic signage to consider how colonial infrastructures mark both spaces and the people inhabiting them. Her solo exhibition Frequent Stopping IV and V presents new large-scale, site-specific work at the Contemporary Art Gallery’s two public sites: its street level façade and the nearby Yaletown-Roundhouse Station. This exhibition draws from Souliere’s ongoing body of work that creates interventions using caution tape and street barrier patterns in immersive, muscular installations.
Runs until: Friday September 20, 2019

Shipyards Night Market

Shipyards Night Market
Where: The Shipyards, North Vancouver
What: Fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and entertainment. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5pm on Friday nights where you will find 100+ vendors selling fresh food and locally made products. The Friday Night Market also includes a beer garden serving local craft beer and cider as well as Betty’s Vodka Iced Tea. You must me 19+ to enter the beer garden. On the Shipbuilders’ Stage there is live music until 10pm, showcasing talent from all over BC. Runs until: Friday September 27, 2019

Womxn and Waterways Where: Bill Reid Gallery What: Explore the unique connection between womxn and water in the matriarchal societies of the Northwest Coast, with special attention to the roles of child-bearers, healers, and doulas. Artists Richelle Bear Hat (Blackfoot/Cree), Krystle Coughlin (Selkirk), Lindsay Katsitsakataste Delaronde (Mohawk), Alison Marks (Tlingit), Dionne Paul (Nuxalk/Sechelt), Kali Spitzer (Kaska Dena), Marika Echachis Swan (Nuu-chah-nulth), Carrielynn Victor (Sto:lo), Veronica Rose Waechter (Gitxsan) and Water Keeper, Audrey Siegl (Musqueam) will explore water as a crucial element of creation, its historical uses for survival, and contemporary over-consumption as a threat to sensitive coastal ecosystems.
Runs until: Wednesday October 2, 2019

Shake Up: Preserving What We Value

Shake Up: Preserving What We Value
Where: Museum of Anthropology
What: The exhibition will bring to light the convergence of earthquake science and technology with the rich Indigenous knowledge and oral history of the living cultures represented in MOA’s Northwest Coast collection. Beyond scientific discoveries, knowledge of earthquakes and natural disasters has been passed down through generations throughout many cultures, including those of the Northwest Coast First Nations. Also as part of the exhibition, visitors will have the opportunity to see the majestic poles of the Great Hall undergo conservation, many for the first time in 40 years.
Runs until: Fall 2019

Richmond Night Market

Richmond Night Market
Where: Richmond, BC
What: Stop by for authentically Asian snacks, street food and retailers selling unique accessories and knick-knacks at street-side prices. Some merchants are willing to bargain, so channel your inner negotiator and you’ll leave with a haul. There’s a diverse array of nightly live entertainment ranging from music and dance performances to carnival games and rides.
Runs until: Friday October 4, 2019

Shadows, Strings and Other Things: The Enchanting Theatre of Puppets
Where: Museum of Anthropology
What: This enchanting exhibition illustrates the role puppets have played around the world in the transmission of cultural knowledge, stories, and values from generation to generation. Shadows, Strings and Other Things features a broad array of puppets, old and new, from 15 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Visitors will have the opportunity to view more than 250 handcrafted puppets from MOA’s collection — the largest in Western Canada — plus, new acquisitions from China, Brazil, Italy, Java, the UK, and France revealed to the public for the first time. Enter into an immersive and theatrical world for visitors of all ages.
Runs until: Monday October 14, 2019

How Far Do You Travel

How Far Do You Travel
Where: Select B-Line TransLink busses
What: Five Canadian artists — Diyan Achjadi, Patrick Cruz, Rolande Souliere, Erdem Tasdelen and Anna Torma — are being commissioned to graphically wrap the exterior of a series of articulated buses traveling on major routes in Metro Vancouver.
Runs until: Tuesday December 31, 2019

Teatro Intimo Del Flamenco

Teatro Intimo Del Flamenco
Where: The Improv Centre, Granville Island
What: Karen Flamenco brings the glamour and extravagance of a large flamenco dance production onto a small theatrical stage. The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic. With theatre style seating and bistro-style table seats, every audience member will get a close-up and personal experience that is very typical of a traditional Spanish Tablao.
Runs until: Saturday May 1, 2020

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