What: This summer Vancouver TheatreSports takes an affectionate and comedic look at what makes Vancouver so unique. In a series of vignettes VTS’s quick-witted improvisers lampoon such local stereotypes as our obsession with fitness, quirky neighbourhoods, and foodie scene that have earned Vancouver its ‘Lotus Land’ nickname.
When: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from July 5 to August 31, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
What: Legendary hip-hop group Slum Village bring their old-school funk, and soul-filled hip-hop to Fortune Sound Club. Featuring Star Captains, Ujjy (Holy Sock Gang), and Polar Radio DJs Kutcorners and Nick Wisdom.
When: Thursday, July 5, 2018
Time: 9 pm
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E. Pender St., Vancouver
What: Get to know your neighbours at this free family event held at various Coquitlam park locations throughout the summer, with kids’ games, family activities and light refreshments. Be a part of building relationships, promoting neighbourhood safety and creating a sense of community, while getting out to meet your neighbours and having fun.
When: Every Thursday from July 5 to August 23, 2018
When: Enjoy and explore over 30 farms and producers, food and coffee trucks. Brand new vendors this week include Doremi Blueberry Farm, Golden Meadows Honey Farm, Whipped & Beaten Bakeshop and Craft Grains. And don’t miss Humblebee Meadery and Sons of Vancouver Distillery bringing you some of the finest craft brews in the city.
When: Every Thursday until Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: The sights, sounds, and sips of Latin America come to Vancouver for one night only with Flamenco, Tango and Wine in One Night. Join in on a celebration of Argentinian wine and award-winning entertainment presented by Latincouver in collaboration with Flamenco Rosario. The event was sold out in 2017.
What: The VSO will perform the musical scores from the film series with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – the fifth installment of the movie series – with music composed by Nicholas Hooper. Those who attend this concert series will be able to view the film on a high-definition screen while theme songs from the movie are performed live.
When: Thursday, July 5 to Saturday, July 7, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver