To mark the Straight's Golden Anniversary, we've curated 50 happenings you can't miss in 2017. Check back regularly for new additions and visit #Straight50: Vancouver's urban weekly, the Georgia Straight, celebrates 50 years to learn more about the history of the paper.

Thu, May 11

Thu, Jun 1

Much Ado about Nothing

Jun 1, 12:00am

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents William Shakespeare's comedy set in 1959 Italy, where a group of actors and filmmakers celebrates the wrap of their latest movie.

Thu, Jun 22

The Merchant of Venice

Jun 22, 12:00am

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents William Shakespeare's drama, set in modern-day Venice, that exposes the consequences of how we treat outsiders in our midst.