canadiary Vancouver

Diary of Events and Happenings in Vancouver, BC.


Downtown Farmers Market

June 29 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Downtown Farmers Market. The Downtown Farmers Market runs every Thursday, June 1 to October 5 on the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Fresh produce and great food trucks!. Event detailsSummer weekends start on Thursdays at the Downtown Farmers Market, where shoppers can find all the farm-to-table goods they need for BBQs, beach picnics, and summer entertaining!Shop fresh every Thursday at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza with 30 plus farms and producers – your weekly source for the finest and freshest quality seasonal fruits and vegetables, ethically raised meat, poultry, eggs and dairy, sustainable seafood, artisanal food and craft, local craft beer, wine and spirits... Event Details. Location: 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Thievery Corporation

June 29 2017, 8:00 p.m. Thievery Corporation. The Thievery Corporation, defining their own take on electronica for 20 years, appear with the TD International Jazz Festival.. Event detailsRob Garza and Eric Hilton, aka Thievery Corporation, have thrived for 20 years without a radio hit, a big budget video, or major label backing. Regardless, TC has managed to do high-profile TV appearances, sell millions of albums, and continue to expand the fan base worldwide. They've collaborated with such luminaries as David Byrne, The Flaming Lips, Femi Kuti, and Bebel Gilberto. Since 1996, Garza and Hilton have virtually defined an entire sub-genre of electronic music. And now, they're ready to embark on yet another journey with the release of their new album, The Temple of I & I. This monster mash aggregate puts you in the groove with a massive live band... Event Details. Location: 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver

Rezoning application open house - 8599 Oak Street and 8378-8432 Oak Street

June 29 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rezoning application open house - 8599 Oak Street and 8378-8432 Oak Street. Attend an open house to learn about a proposal for 8599 Oak and 8378-8432 Oak. The applicant team and City staff will be on hand for questions and feedback.. Event detailsLearn more about the 8599 Oak Street rezoning applicationLearn more about the 8378-8432 Oak Street rezoning application.. Event Details. Location: 990 W 59th Avenue, Vancouver

10th Avenue Corridor: Quebec St to Guelph St open house

June 29 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 10th Avenue Corridor: Quebec St to Guelph St open house. Learn more and provide your feedback about updates to the 10th Avenue Corridor between Quebec St and Guelph St. .. Event Details. Location: 370 E Broadway, Vancouver

Britannia renewal: Spaces & Places Workshop – Social Development (Seniors and Youth)

June 29 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Britannia renewal: Spaces & Places Workshop – Social Development (Seniors and Youth). This session will introduce the project to participants, clarify the project process and expectations, and facilitate dialogue regarding the program needs, organization for key space, and service components required for supporting seniors and youth at Britannia.. .. Event Details. Location: 1661 Napier Street, Vancouver

Places for People Downtown: 800 Robson St

June 29 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Places for People Downtown: 800 Robson St. Join us at our official launch! Share your ideas, big and small, on how to improve public space downtown.. .. Event Details. Location: 800 Robson St, Vancouver

Branford Marsalis with the VSO

June 28 2017, 8:00 p.m. Branford Marsalis with the VSO. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today, renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis appears with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.. Event detailsNEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, Branford has become increasingly sought after as a featured soloist with such acclaimed orchestras as the Chicago, Detroit, Düsseldorf, and North Carolina Symphonies and the Boston Pops, with a growing repertoire that includes compositions by Debussy, Glazunov, Mahler, Milhaud, and Vaughan Williams along with select jazz pieces. Making his first appearance with the New York Philharmonic in 2010, Marsalis demonstrated his versatility and prowess, bringing "a gracious poise and supple tone…and an insouciant swagger" (New York Times) to the repertoire. Whatever the musical context, Branford Marsalis embodies a commitment to musical excellence.Branford performs the first half with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and in the second half is joined by his longtime quartet pianist Joey Calderazzo.Presented in partnership with the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival... Event Details. Location: 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver

Cinema in the City: Like Crazy

June 28 2017, 7:00 p.m. Cinema in the City: Like Crazy. IL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre, in partnership with Vancouver Civic Theatres, The Italian Contemporary Film Festival of Toronto and the Rio Theatre presents Cinema in the City. A free open air experience.. Event detailsIL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre, in partnership with the Vancouver Civic Theatres, the Toronto Italian Contemporary Film Festival and the Rio Theatre, is proud to present a free outdoor movie on the Plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Like Crazy (La pazza gioia, Virzì, 2016 – in Italian with English subtitles) is the story of Donatella and Beatrice, unruly residents of a psychiatric facility in Tuscany, who will forgo their differences in order to regain their freedom. The evening starts at 7:00 pm with entertainment and music; the movie starts at sunset. A selection of food trucks will be available and the theatre's bar will also be open to the public throughout the evening. Admission is free, remember to bring your own chair and enjoy the night of open air cinema!.. Event Details. Location: 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Free Lunchtime Yoga

June 27 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. Free Lunchtime Yoga. Grab your mat and take a break! Join Pamela at noon for FREE drop-in Hatha Yoga. Increase flexibility, tone, strengthen and detoxify your body, while releasing stress and tension through proper breath work and meditation. You will leave the class feeling revitalized, balanced and relaxed from head to toe. Pamela's classes are suited for all levels. Beginners are welcome.. .. Event Details. Location: 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver