Award-winning Matilda the Musical comes to Vancouver

The cast, Royal MTC, Winnipeg. Set and costume design by Cory Sincennes and lighting design by Gerald King. Photo by Dylan Hewlett

Matilda the Musical is coming to Vancouver.

Based on the book by Roald Dahl (James and the Giant Peach), the production is a joint effort from Winnipeg’s Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre. It will be at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage from May 16 to July 14. Find out what makes the show special below.

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Award-winning Matilda the Musical comes to Vancouver

Opening in May: 13 Fun Ways to Explore and Stay Fit on Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain

Photo: Grouse Mountain

While Grouse Mountain is most commonly associated with it’s excellent skiing conditions, the Skyride, and the incredibly popular and challenging Grouse Grind, when you get to the top of the mountain, you realize there’s even more to see and do! Having such an epic outdoor playground so close to Vancouver is such a treat for staying fit and well, and there are several attractions you need to check out this month — all perfect for an outdoorsy family day out or an epic date!

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Opening in May: 13 Fun Ways to Explore and Stay Fit on Grouse Mountain

Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Science World’s iconic geodesic dome opened its doors on May 6, 1989, dazzling visitors with dozens of hands-on exhibits and the largest OMNIMAX screen in the world. Now, 30 years later, Science World is celebrating its birthday with several public events, including an ambitious attempt by staff to complete 30 science experiments in five minutes (!).

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Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Harvestland hits the PNE this October.

Harvest Haus, Vancouver’s flagship Oktoberfest party, has joined forces with the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) to present Harvestland – the biggest harvest celebration in Canada.

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Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Croatia, India and Canada Headline the 2019 Honda Celebration of Light

Summer’s most sizzling celebration returns with three nations engaged in a pyrotechnics battle that promises to dazzle and delight viewers of all ages.

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Croatia, India and Canada Headline the 2019 Honda Celebration of Light

Five Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts in Metro Vancouver

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Easter is a few short weeks away, and that means it’s time to stockpile pastel-coloured jellybeans, load up on chocolate eggs, fashion yourself a fancy bonnet – and, of course, find an Easter Egg Hunt that will tickle the entire family. We’ve done the hunting for you, so scroll through our five picks below and prepare to show the Easter Bunny who’s boss!

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Five Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts in Metro Vancouver

Britannia Mine Museum to Launch Theatrical Show “BOOM!” in Summer 2019

This summer, Britannia Mine Museum will bring its historic Mill No. 3 back to life with “BOOM!”, a live-action theatrical show packed with special effects.

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Britannia Mine Museum to Launch Theatrical Show “BOOM!” in Summer 2019