Events of Interest, Vancouver
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Bill Reid Creative Journeys
through December 10, 2017
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St.
An exhibition presented in partnership with the Vancouver International Airport to mark the 20th anniversary of Bill Reid's iconic sculpture, The Spirit Haida Gwaii.
Celebrating the three phases of Bill Reid's creative journey, Pre-Haida (1948-1951), Haida (1951-1968) and Beyond Haida (1968-1998), this exhibition provides a comprehensive introduction to the life and work of Bill Reid.
Contemporary Coast Salish art is embedded within a traditional cultural framework that includes community, ceremonial life, territory, history and innovation. Six artists challenge our expectations and illustrate Coast Salish art as a thriving art tradition – a dynamic one that demonstrates both continuity with the past and exploration of new ideas and technologies.
Fly with Santa and his elves on a magical flight across Canada and on to the North Pole! After meeting some of Santa's elves, Chestnut and Pinecone, you'll join them as they take flight across Canada looking for their fellow elves. You may even get a sneak peek of Santa's Workshop as you soar over the North Pole. Our Christmas experience lasts between 20 - 25 minutes and includes:
Winter Wonderland themed preshow
FlyOver Canada, a thrilling 8-minute flight ride experience across Canada
An extended, animated final scene over Santa's magical North Pole!
A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market features more than 75 huts of authentic, German sweets, treats, and treasures.
The signature yuletide celebration returns for 2017 to its expansive seaside site at Jack Poole Plaza ~ home of the Olympic Cauldron.
Experience Lumière… an annual event inspired by light and artistic expression, driven by community and connection. Lighting up Vancouver’s iconic West End, English Bay and Jim Deva Plaza come alive this December with a series of light art installations, performances and community building initiatives. Lumiere is free, open to all, and kicks off Saturday December 2nd.
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!
Presale Timeline: Friday Dec 8 – Sunday Dec 10. Presale Link: CLICK HERE, Presale passcode: SONGS.
Motown is a registered trademark of UMG recordings, Inc.
Housing a permanent collection of more than 10,000 artworks and featuring an ongoing rotation of world-class visiting exhibitions, the Vancouver Artgallery is a must-see stop for locals and visitors to Vancouver. Visit their web site for full details on current and upcoming events. www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
The ultimate flying ride experience, FlyOver Canada delivers an awe-inspiring trip across Canada from coast to coast, utilizing state-of-the-art technology to reveal some of Canada’s most awe-inspiring sights. Conveniently located at Canada Place in the heart of downtown Vancouver. www.flyovercanada.com
The Bill Reid Gallery is named after Bill Reid (1920 – 1998), the acclaimed Haida master goldsmith, carver, sculptor, writer, spokesman and one of Canada's greatest artists. The Gallery is devoted to understanding and appreciating contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast. 639 Hornby St. 604.682.3455
When the Vancouver East Cultural Centre (affectionately named "The Cultch" by its patrons) opened its doors for the first time, it was for a successful two week run of the Anna Wyman Dance Company. Since then, The Cultch's dedication to presenting contemporary theatre, dance and music have developed its reputation as one of Vancouver's finest cultural treasures. Its warmth and dedication to the arts have earned its place in the heart of the Vancouver community. Check out What's On and more: http://thecultch.com
The Vancouver Maritime Museum
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Vancouver’s annual international fire works competition takes place at English Bay, in the West End. Four nights of world class displays, two of which fall within Pride week. Starts from 10pm
Summer 2017: http://hondacelebrationoflight.com/
- July 29- Japan, Akariya Fireworks
- August 02 – UK, Jubilee Fireworks
- August 05 – Canada, Royal Pyrotechnie
No charge to attend, but be prepared for very large crowds.
Upgrade discounts available.
Shows at the various venues on Granville Island.
Visit www.vtsl.com for up to date programming information.
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 604-280-4444 or The Arts Club Box Office at 604-687-1644