What: The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter returns to the city with his “Search for Everything World Tour”. Mayer’s 2017 tour marks the first solo trek for the bluesy pop heartthrob since 2014. The tour should be a hit for Mayer fans, as each concert will include a full band, solo acoustic and John Mayer Trio sets of music.
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
What: Join the UBC Sauder Club of Vancouver for an exclusive CEO Breakfast with the CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), David Labistour, to hear about his journey to running one of Canada’s top outdoor retail businesses.
Where: YWCA Metro Vancouver, Welch Room 1, 4th Floor – 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver
What: A stimulating evening of information and conversation. Village Surrey and the Surrey White Rock Food Action Coalition are hosting Dr. Kent Mullinix from Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Institute for Sustainable Food System.
Where: City Centre Library – 10350 University Drive, Surrey
What: The sixth annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns to the South Okanagan from April 19 to 23. Featuring South Okanagan wines, ciders, beers, and spirits and of course an outstanding selection of oysters from across Canada. The five-day celebration of all things oysters consists of three big parties and a series of partner events.
Where: A variety of venues in Osoyoos
When: April 19 to 23
Tickets: Individual event tickets and festival packages can all be purchased via Destination Osoyoos
What: A talk and Q&A with Victoria-raised director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica, Ararat, Remember). Actor Bruce Greenwood, who stars in the The Sweet Hereafter, will also join the Q&A as a special guest.
Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
When: April 19 at 9 pm
Tickets: Free, Standby only. Tickets will be issued on a first come/first serve basis.
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.