What: Join in on Holi at one of four free events that Raise Your Hands Against Racism is holding across the Lower Mainland. The signature wrap-up event at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre will include speeches, cultural performances, and activities for the entire family. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate Holi, putting a colourful handprint on the event’s anti-racism tableau.
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver; Vancouver Public Library’s Terry Salman Branch – 4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver; Surrey Public Library’s City Centre Branch – 10350 University Drive, Surrey; White Rock Sea Wall close to the White Rock Museum – 14970 Marine Drive, White Rock
When: March 11 from 12 to 4 pm (Roundhouse from 1 to 4 pm)
What: Rae Spoon is an award-winning Canadian musician, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and author. They were the subject and composer of the score for the musical-documentary My Prairie Home, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2014. Carole Pope has won three Juno Awards, multiple independent music awards, a Genie Award. 4 gold, 1 platinum and 1 double platinum album. They join forces for Live at the Wise.
Where: The Wise Hall – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
What: The official party experience of HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby. This year’s Prop House will transform The Commodore Ballroom into the best Video Dance Party of the 90s. Come as you are or suit-up in your best Rugby Sevens “fancy dress” costume.
Where: The Commordore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
What: An international contest series inviting snowboarders to showcase pure style in a thrilling jam format. Touring across the US, Canada, China, Korea and France, the Vans Hi-Standard Series will feature an original big air format where riders are judged by individual style only, with no rotations over 720 allowed.
Where: Mt. Seymour – 1700 Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver
What: The BC Uncorked Food & Wine Festival is an event that showcases BC wine and food artisans. Festival-goers here can expect 45 first class BC wineries, and with gourmet offerings from local restaurants, gastro-pubs, and caterers. The event also enlightens the wine enthusiast by offering an exclusive master class prior to the general tasting that adds to the pleasure of enjoying the world class wines of British Columbia.
Where: Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club – 3251 Plateau Blvd, Coquitlam
When: March 11 from 7 to 9:30 pm; Master Class tickets from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm
What: The familiar tale of the enmity between Elizabeth I of England and Mary Queen of Scots is retold with ferocious iconoclasm and boundless wit by Scotland’s most popular and contemporary playwright. Presented by Vitalsparktheatre.
What: Construction innovation, trends, quality materials, contemporary architecture, green technologies and solutions will be in the spotlight during The Construction Expo. The event is also an opportunity to exchange ideas for all those interested in supplying quality products and services.
What: Sebastian Maniscalco is one of comedy’s fastest rising new stars. He can be seen in the 2016 season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee as well as in the upcoming feature films The House and the Nut Job 2. Maniscalco also stars in his own wildly popular The Pete and Sebastian Show podcast every Friday night.
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver