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Diary of Events and Happenings in Vancouver, BC.


The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival

March 31 2017, 8:00 p.m. The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival. The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival is Canada's most prestigious and longest running burlesque festival. Showcasing the finest local and international talent since 2006, the VIBF brings global talent and local superstars to downtown Vancouver every spring.. Event detailsVIBF Presents: The International CabaretPrepare for an unforgettable night of glitz and glamour! The VIBF's fabulous INTERNATIONAL CABARET at the Vancouver Playhouse brings you burlesque talent from coast to coast and beyond. These unforgettable acts will showcase the wide world of burlesque...  right here in Vancouver! Guaranteed to dazzle and delight. Featuring headliners Camille 2000, Bazuka Joe, and Poison Ivory, Reigning Queen of Burlesque. .. Event Details. Location: 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Red Talks

March 30 2017, 6:30 p.m. Red Talks. Each year, RED Talks curators select an idea theme important to Vancouver. The chosen theme provides a backdrop to the dialogue, conversations and debates on the stage and within the experience. Explore this year's idea theme: Confronting Consensus.. Event detailsBike lanes, building permits, business licenses. 18 stories or 48 stories? Tree-line boulevards pitted against park space for families. The role of data versus the use of intuition. How does a city perfect its decision-making to create the happiest, most liveable place for its citizens? The spectrum of democracy, from decisive leadership to harmonious consensus can prove tricky. Combined with hugely varying expectations of its dwellers, city design is also heavily influenced by both protective NIMBY and inclusive YIMBY attitudes. What does this mean for the future of Vancouver?Join RED Talks for stories on city leadership and urban decision-making, the need for neighbourhood advocacy and a test of the question: do you care what happens in your backyard?.. Event Details. Location: 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Rezoning application open house - 4175 West 29th Avenue

March 28 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Rezoning application open house - 4175 West 29th Avenue. Attend the open house to learn about the proposal and give your feedback. The applicant team and City staff will be available to answer questions.. Event detailsView the 4175 W 29 Ave rezoning application page.. Event Details. Location: 4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver

Friends of Chamber Music: Emerson String Quartet

March 26 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friends of Chamber Music: Emerson String Quartet. This concert by the popular Emerson String Quartet will bring out new treasures in the music of Mozart, Shostakovich, and Grieg.. Event detailsThe Emerson String Quartet has been FCM's top returning ensemble for many years – years in which to integrate their playing so perfectly that eight hands seem to be directed by a single superb musical intelligence. Remarkably, each return concert exhibits a new vitality and freshness, most recently exciting our entire audience into a standing ovation in 2016. Accolades include nine Grammy Awards and three Gramophone Awards – unprecedented honours for a chamber music group. This concert will bring out new treasures in the music of Mozart, Shostakovich, and Grieg... Event Details. Location: 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Turn off your lights for Earth Hour

March 25 2017, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Turn off your lights for Earth Hour. On Saturday, March 25 at 8:30pm celebrate Earth Hour, a global initiative put on by the World Wildlife Fund. More than 7,000 cities and towns in 178 countries and territories participated last year to raise awareness about climate change.. Event detailsNotable Vancouver buildings like City Hall will go dark for the hour. The City of Vancouver has participated since 2008, was named the first Global Earth Hour Capital in 2013 and Canadian Earth Hour Capital in 2015.How to participate in Earth HourTurn off your lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on Saturday, and use Earth Hour as motivation to make plans and take action to reduce energy use year-round. The symbolic action of collectively turning out our lights can serve to remind us all of the actions that we can take to contribute to our sustainable future... Event Details. Location: , Vancouver

Sonic Boom Festival: Erato Ensemble

March 19 2017, 7:30 p.m. Sonic Boom Festival: Erato Ensemble. Vancouver Pro Musica presents the 2017 Sonic Boom Festival featuring the Erato Ensemble for an evening of art song at the Annex.. Event details2017 Sonic Boom Festival Ensemble-in-Residence is the Erato Ensemble is an art-song chamber ensemble formed in 2006. Erato's mission is to combine traditional art-song with chamber music, creating a new genre. In its ten year existence, Erato Ensemble has created or premiered over 70 new works, many by Canadian composers. In addition, the ensemble is committed to programming existing Canadian works, and is an official affiliate ensemble of the Canadian Music Centre. The ensemble's idiosyncratic combination of voice and instruments in various combinations provides a unique listening experience for their audience, and a diverse palette for composers... Event Details. Location: 823 Seymour Street near Robson, Vancouver

Rock the Nation has been cancelled

March 19 2017, 7:00 p.m. Rock the Nation has been cancelled. Rock The Nation – A Journey Through Canadian Music, has been cancelled. Refunds at Point of Purchase only. Internet and Phone orders will automatically be cancelled and refunded.. .. Event Details. Location: 601 Smithe Steet, Vancouver

CMS Piano and Strings in Parisian Elegance

March 19 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CMS Piano and Strings in Parisian Elegance. The Friends of Chamber Music presents the Chamber Music Society Piano and Strings in Parisian Elegance.. Event detailsThe music of France has for centuries been vibrant, colourful and elegant. In this thrilling program of better and lesser known Gallic classics, CMS co-artistic director, pianist Wu Han, heads up a cast of six CMS artists that are sure to dazzle and delight with gems from the City of Light set off by their incomparable virtuosity: violinists Kristin Lee, Yura Lee and Arnaud Sussman; violist, Richard O'Neill, and cellist Nicholas Canellakis... Event Details. Location: 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

VSO Pops: The Mambo Kings

March 17 2017, 8:00 p.m. to 10:10 p.m. VSO Pops: The Mambo Kings. ​Renowned Pops conductor and arranger Jeff Tyzik teams up with the Mambo Kings for a sizzling night of Latin-inspired hits.. Event detailsThe Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Pops presents: Renowned Pops conductor and arranger Jeff Tyzik teams up with the Mambo Kings for a sizzling night of Latin-inspired hits. Seamlessly blending symphonic music with Latin jazz and Salsa, the Mambo Kings light up the stage with music by Astor Piazzolla, Ginastera, Gershwin's Cuban Overture, Santana's Oye Como Va, Dave Brubeck's Blue Rondo, and their own hot Salsa stylings... Event Details. Location: 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver