The Roots – June 28 Vancouver International Jazz Festival – a review

The lights dimmed and there was a welcome solo DJ mix that started the show. We watched the DJ tap quickly and heard the heavy beats that dropped as he worked both hands and an elbow across his marvelous music machine. Just then the Roots entered to a standing ovation.

This weekend: Symphony at Sunset, free concert at Sunset Beach Park, July 7

This year’s concert will be conducted by Music Director Otto Tausk and includes repertoire that has something for everyone — from classical favourites to film score hits including the Love Theme from Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet.

Tickets now on sale for 2019-2020 Vancouver Opera Season featuring Verdi, Rossini and the west coast premiere of Another Brick in the Wall at the QE Theatre

“Never has there been a more exciting time for Vancouver Opera as we prepare to welcome traditional and new work to our stages with two opera classics and a West Coast premiere,” said Kim Gaynor, Vancouver Opera General Director.

From Fireworks to Family Days at Bard on the Beach – July 6 – September 7

From Fireworks nights to Family Days, there’s a host of unmissable events to enjoy at the Bard’s spectacularly beautiful Vanier Park site.

Canadian Artist Vikky Alexander’s First Retrospective Traces Her 30 Years of Photographic Investigations

“With a focus on contemporary photo-based art, the Gallery has proudly committed itself to Alexander’s work over several decades,” says Daina Augaitis, Interim Director and curator of Vikky Alexander: Extreme Beauty.

Vancouver Park Board and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Present second annual “Symphony At Sunset,” a free concert on July 7 at Sunset Beach Park

“We are thrilled to return to Sunset Beach, after last year’s success to further our commitment to our community and help create a cultural environment where families and communities can come together to experience symphonic music and build lasting traditions,” said Kelly Tweeddale