What: The Evo Summer Cinema Series is showing Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on the four-story inflatable movie screen on August 15. Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Movie goers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.
When: August 15
Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
What: American Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys have made a career out of celebrating their Irish heritage through anthemic punk songs, and they’re coming to Vancouver with fellow rockers Rancid, to get you all jumping.
What: Following outstanding successes with Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, and Larry Shue, Beach House Theatre is extremely excited to present a new play, The Heart Of Robin Hood, by David Farr of the Royal Shakespeare Company. For the younger audiences, BHT also presents the adventures of another great hero of English folklore, with Lane Riosley’s The Tales of King Arthur.
Robin Hood on August 15 to 20
King Arthur on August 16 to 20
Robin Hood at 8 pm
King Arthur at 11 am
Where: Blackie Spit Park – 3136 McBride Ave, Surrey
Tickets:Online $34.50 for Robin Hood, $9.99 for King Arthur
What: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘big top’ is returning to Concord Pacific Place at False Creek in downtown Vancouver for two-and-a-half months for its upcoming Kurios show. To fulfill its elaborate requirements and standards, the company is seeking to fill over 200 positions in the production’s front-end and back-end operations.
When: Between 10 am and 4 pm on the following days:
Tuesday, August 15
Friday, August 18
Tuesday, August 22
Thursday, August 24
Tuesday, August 29
Thursday, August 31
Where: 11th floor of Two Bentall Cenre (555 Burrard Street, Vancouver)
More Info: For contract positions, 18 years of age or older. Bring resume, two pieces of ID, two references, and SIN card.
What: This project will be led by spoken word poet Valeen Jules and artistic director of Vines Art Festival, Heather Lamoureux, featuring Indigenous and non-Indigenous artivists. You’ll get to hear from participants including creative writing educator and associate dramaturge at PTC, Mia Amir, activist and artist Claris Figueira, publisher and artist at Simon Fraser University’s Indigenous alternative media, Maddi Grier, plus many more.
When: August 15
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Dude Chilling Park – 2390 Brunswick Street, Vancouver
What:Nomadic Tempest is a travelling nighttime acrobatic show synchronized to music and digital video projections by BC-based Caravan Stage Company. The free, all-ages spectacle takes place onboard the Amara Zee, the world’s only tall ship that doubles as a stage and backdrop for live performances.
When: August 15 to September 3 (no shows on Mondays)
Time: 9:45 to 11 pm. Recommended arrival by 8:45 pm.
Where: 299 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver (on the seawall in Southeast False Creek, between the Cambie Street Bridge and the Olympic Village)
What: This electro pop duo features singer Amelia Meath, who fist pumps on stage as her gorgeous voice roams free, and producer Nick Sanborn, who’s all smiles and sweet intensity as he demonstrates his wizardry behind a laptop.
When: August 15
Time: Doors 8 pm / Show 9:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver