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What: Turkish Canadian Society presents an International Children’s Festival, with music and dance shows, art and science workshops, and more. There will also be Turkish cuisine to enjoy during the event. Everyone is welcome.
Where: CBC Studios – 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: A pack of adolescent girls prepare for battle on the soccer field. As they grapple with everything from pop culture to politics, the girls establish their identities as individuals and as a team. The competition is fierce as the championship looms. Who will come out on top?
Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
What: Be the first of your friends to experience the Samsung’s Galaxy S8 or S8+. Taking place at the Unbox Your Phone event outside of the Samsung Experience Store at Metropolis at Metrotown until April 23, visitors can experience hands-on demos of the Galaxy S8 – prior to its initial launch – learning how to “unbox your phone” through an immersive audio visual experience.
Where: The Box outside of the Samsung Experience Store at Metropolis at Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
What: One of the Rio Theatre’s most all-time requested movie marathon events – Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead trilogy. Horror icon Bruce Campbell stars in this much loved franchise that includes The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, and Army of Darkness.
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
What: Tango is the focal point of this concert so be prepared for some hot and fiery music. The Bergmann Piano Duo and flute virtuoso Paolo Bortoloussi will also explore some other dance inspired works for flute and piano. This energetic programme will feature works by composers such Piazzolla, Prokoviev, Poulenc, and more.
Where: Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88th Avenue, Surrey
What: The fifth annual unique market dedicated to eclectic fashion, vintage style and costumers of all sorts. Find clothing, jewelry, hats, masks, and other accessories to ensure your wardrobe stands out. There will also be a dedicated gentlemen’s tailor joining us, and an artisan whose fantasy and geeky offerings include something for wee bairns.
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
When: April 23 from 10:30 am to 5 pm
Admission: At the door, $2 for adults, free for under 14 years old
What: Spring is a wonderful time to enjoy the sunshine, the flowers and the company of friends in a Hawaiian Luau theme variety show by the Glen Pine singers, the Silver Pine Drama Players and friends. Let this group of fabulous entertainers brighten you up with their lively songs and performances. Light refreshments will be served.
Where: Glen Pine Pavillion – 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam
What: Draw your own cartoon characters using a variety of artist’s tools and materials to design funny faces, outrageous bodies and the many dynamic actions and unique stories that go along with these new characters. Design panel comic strips or a comic book developed through the surprisingly complex language of cartooning. All art supplies included. All ages and skill levels welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Where: Richmond Art Gallery – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
When: April 23 from 1 to 4 pm
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Daniel Chai is a writer and actor based in Vancouver, BC.