Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
End June with a bang!  Celebrate this Friday through Sunday (and Canada Day) with everything from circus and markets to salmon festivals and busking.  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

From jazz and Shakespeare to dance and dragon boats, there’s bound to be something for everyone in our beautiful city this Friday through Sunday.  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend Lots of things to do with the whole family for Father’s Day Weekend!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday… Continue reading:
Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Cast of Wicked Enjoys Vancouver

Cast of WICKED

Cast of WICKED

The cast of WICKED have been out and about in Vancouver enjoying our city. Below are some of the photos they’ve shared with us.

WICKED posing in front of the 2010 Winter Olympic Cauldron

WICKED posing in front of the 2010 Winter Olympic Cauldron

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Cast of Wicked Enjoys Vancouver

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Fill up your calendar for June’s first Friday to Sunday!  There’s so much to do, and only three days to do them all in… Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
From food and drink festivals to theatre, music, and culture, this weekend has something for everything. Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

WICKED TO RETURN TO VANCOUVER’S QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, MAY 28 – JUNE 29 (FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!)

wicked

The following is an interview with GREGORY MAGUIRE, author of the novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West”

What inspired you to write “Wicked”?

Gregory Maguire:  I was living in London in the early 1990’s during the start of the Gulf War. I was interested to see how my own blood temperature chilled at reading a headline in the usually cautious British newspaper, the Times of London: Sadaam Hussein: The New Hitler? I caught myself ready to have a fully-formed political opinion about the Gulf War and the necessity of action against Sadaam Hussein on the basis of how that headline made me feel. The use of the word Hitler – what a word! What it evokes! When a few months later several young schoolboys kidnapped and killed a toddler, the British press paid much attention to the nature of the crime. I became interested in the nature of evil, and whether one really could be born bad. I considered briefly writing a novel about Hitler, but discarded the notion due to my general discomfort with the reality of those times. But when I realized that nobody had ever written about the second most evil character in our collective American subconscious, the Wicked Witch of the West, I thought I had experienced a small moment of inspiration.  Everybody in America knows who the Wicked Witch of the West is, but nobody really knows anything about her.  There is more to her than meets the eye.

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WICKED TO RETURN TO VANCOUVER’S QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, MAY 28 – JUNE 29 (FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!)