2021 BC Culture Days Invites You to RE:IMAGINE More Creativity and Community

Nahualli Mexican Dance Vancouver by Adrian Ortega

It’s been a difficult year and a half, with considerable sacrifice and social isolation for many. But BC Culture Days 2021 wants to remind you that hope and optimism still lie with community and artistic creation. The annual province-wide arts and culture festival returns with vibrant enthusiasm. Their 2021 theme, “RE:IMAGINE,” encourages everyone to “RE:CONNECT” with others during a festival that is safe, artistic, and above all, future-oriented.

The 2021 BC Culture Days runs from September 24 to October 24, 2021, giving you a whole month to participate in a wide range of virtual and in-person events that celebrate the rich and diverse arts and culture happening in the province.

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2021 BC Culture Days Invites You to RE:IMAGINE More Creativity and Community

Imagine Picasso to be Presented in Vancouver this Fall

Imagine Picasso. Photo by Jean Sebastien Baciu

Vancouver will host the Western Canadian debut of Imagine Picasso, the one-of-a-kind immersive exhibition highlighting and celebrating the work of Pablo Picasso. After a successful run in Quebec City this summer, Imagine Picasso arrives at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building) Wednesday, October 27th.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, September 11 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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Imagine Picasso to be Presented in Vancouver this Fall

The Famed Cheese and Meat Festival Returns to Vancouver this Fall

Photo: @cheeseandmeatfestival / Instagram

After a dynamic year of pivot projects, pandemic unknowns, and a further push towards the buy-local movement, the Cheese and Meat Festival will return this fall. The Festival will take place on Saturday, November 6th at the beautiful Pipe Shop located in North Vancouver. The Festival will have three tasting sessions and seminars that will showcase the best of the local artisan food and beverage industry.

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The Famed Cheese and Meat Festival Returns to Vancouver this Fall

Imagine Van Gogh Extended Now Through October 15, 2021, at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Imagine Van Gogh. Photo: Laurence Labat

Imagine Van Gogh the ORIGINAL immersive exhibition in Image Totale© has attracted over 300,000 visitors since opening at the Convention Centre in March 2021, making Vancouver one of the top-selling locations for Annabelle Mauger and Julien Baron’s acclaimed, world-touring exhibition—which immerses the visitor in the Dutch artist’s work through the technology of Image Totale©.

Such success is unequivocal, but even with a couple of extensions already under its belt, Vancouver is still not prepared to say goodbye. As demand continues, Imagine Van Gogh has therefore been extended—yet again!—on now until October 15.

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Imagine Van Gogh Extended Now Through October 15, 2021, at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Dallas Smith hosts The Lifted Hotel Festival presented by SiriusXM Canada in Support of Mental Health

A very unique festival is coming to Vancouver this September, as Multi-Platinum, award winning Country music star Dallas Smith hosts The Lifted Hotel Festival presented by SiriusXM Canada and sponsored by 93.7 JR Country. Continue reading:
Dallas Smith hosts The Lifted Hotel Festival presented by SiriusXM Canada in Support of Mental Health

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery

Sho Sho Esquiro / Photo: Bill Reid Gallery

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents the Canadian premiere exhibition of Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery from September 22, 2021–June 5, 2022. The solo exhibition by award-winning designer, artist, and activist Sho Sho Esquiro showcases meticulously crafted couture gowns, raw textiles, paintings and photographs to celebrate the beauty, strength and resilience of First Nations communities in the face of historical and ongoing trauma. Curated by Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery inspires conversations around genocidal colonial practices, confronts the theft and murder of Indigenous women and children, and honours activists on the front lines.

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Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery

Hashtag Holidays Returns to Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Hashtag Holidays. Photo: Fairmont Vancouver Hotel

The special summer Floral Edition of this Insta-worthy photo booth pop-up features 14 unique scenes decorated in collaboration with Koncept Events.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has launched the second installment of the popular Hashtag Holidays photo booth pop-up in collaboration with Koncept Events, featuring the summery Hashtag Holidays: Floral Edition.

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Hashtag Holidays Returns to Fairmont Hotel Vancouver