What: VanCAF is a two-day celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, including an exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of creators from around the world. Other Festival events include readings, panels and workshops.
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre -181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
What: The Rickshaw has compiled a line up of Top DJs to kick up the bass with some added PK Sound equipment and a massive lightshow. SPRVNG EDM is in collaboration with the U.C.A.S.S sound crew, Jonas Love Events, SBR CRTL, Madd Jamm Productions, and GQ Production.
Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E Hastings, Vancouver
What: The Brontë sisters have stamped their legacies in enduring classics like Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. Just like their oft-flawed heroines, Ties of Blood reimagines dramatic lives for the Brontë siblings.
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
What: Fred Armisen is widely known for his work on Saturday Night Live and Portlandia, as well as being the bandleader for the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, The 8G Band. And, this weekend he is in town for one night only at the Commodore Ballroom.
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
What: The 3rd annual Tagore Spring Festival is a multicultural celebration of Spring through dance, music and poetry. Artists from different backgrounds will perform presentations highlighting their traditions and heritages. Presented by Vancouver Tagore Society.
Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
What: Neymar Jr’s signature street five-a-side global tournament returns to Vancouver. Each 10 min match features a unique twist: when one-team scores, the opposition loses a player. It’s inspired by the street football Neymar Jr himself grew up playing. At the end of the day, the winning team will earn a spot to play at the Canadian National Finals in Vancouver.
Where: Andy Livingstone Park – 89 Expo Boulevard, Vancouver