All Events

May 17 Sat
Bite of the Underground
May 17, 8 pm
Progress Lab 1422
1422 William
Neworld Theatre presents a cabaret evening featuring Orkestar Slivovica (with Demiran Cerimovic), Geoff Berner, Graham Clark, comedic duo Pippa Mackie and Emmelia Gordon, the Bank Dogs, Marcus Youssef, and the art of Suzo Hickey. Hosted by Charlie Demers.
May 21 Wed
Unmoored: Vancouver's Voyage of the Komagata Maru
May 21–Aug 18
Museum of Vancouver
1100 Chestnut, Vancouver
exhibition examines the enduring impact that the Komagata Maru had on Vancouver through stories, rare artefacts, images, and documents
May 22 Thu
Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy Of
May 22-31
Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
In association with Black Theatre Workshop, urban ink productions present the Vancouver premiere of playwright Omari Newton's hip-hop theatre piece. Directed by Diane Roberts.
May 22 Thu
ExplorASIAN Book Launch
May 22, 7-8:30 pm
Alma VanDusen Room
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia, Vancouver
Sadhu Binning launches his book Fauji Banta Singh and Other Stories, which delves into the Vancouver Sikh experience. Part of explorASIAN.
May 23 Fri
May 23-31
York Theatre
639 Commercial, Vancouver
City Opera Vancouver presents the world premiere of Margaret Atwood and Tobin Stokes's chamber opera about the life of writer and performer Pauline Johnson. Directed by Norman Armour.
May 28 Wed
May 28–Jun 29
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
650 Hamilton, Vancouver
Broadway Across Canada presents the hit Broadway musical about two very different little girls who will one day become Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
May 29 Thu
City of Bhangra Festival
May 29–Jun 7
various Metro Vancouver venues
The 10th annual celebration featuring a form of folk music and dance from the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. Includes over 17 events and 300 performers.
May 29 Thu
Jim Jefferies
May 29, 7 pm
Vogue Theatre
918 Granville, Vancouver
Comedy by the Australian actor, standup comedian, and writer known for his specials on BBC and Comedy Central.
May 30 Fri
Tracy Morgan
May 30, doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Commodore Ballroom
868 Granville, Vancouver
American actor and comedian known for his role on 30 Rock performs on his Turn It Funny tour.
May 31 Sat
Swan Lake
May 31, 7 pm; Jun. 1, 3 pm
Vancouver Playhouse
Hamilton & Dunsmuir, Vancouver
Karen Flamenco presents the classic ballet with music by Tchaikovsky, with the addition of a flamenco guitar.