56 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday, March 13

Wanting for some thing to do on Friday? The Straight’s obtained you protected. Listed here are 56 events occurring in or all around Vancouver on Friday, March 13.


Live shows

Liz Rosa

Ostwelve hosts a gain live performance for the Unist’ot’en Authorized Fund at New Westminster’s Massey Theatre, showcasing Tonye Aganaba (previously mentioned), Old Soul Rebel, and Curtis Obvious Sky & The Constellationz.

Seventeen-12 months-outdated rapper, singer, and songwriter Lil Mosey performs the Vogue Theatre.

American people band the Wood Brothers, showcasing brothers Chris and Oliver Wood, performs the Imperial Vancouver.

Very long-time David Bowie keyboardist Mike Garson potential customers performances of the Bowie albums Diamond Dogs and Ziggy Stardust in A Bowie Celebration at the Commodore Ballroom. CANCELLED Owing TO COVID-19.

Vancouver art-pop singer-songwriter Jordan Klassen performs the Bez Arts Hub.

5-piece really hard-rock band Sleepcircle performs tunes from new EP at the Ellis Constructing.

The Jerry Cans perform a blend of standard Inuit throat-singing and roots-rock sung in the Indigenous language of Inuktitut at Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.

Montreal Celtic punks the Peelers play Pat’s Pub & Brewhouse, with area friends Paddy Waggin’ and the Corps.



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The Vancouver Giants choose on the Seattle Thunderbirds in Western Hockey League motion at Langley Activities Centre. CANCELLED Owing TO COVID-19.




Comedy Listed here Often? showcasing performances at 604 Data by comedians Emily Bilton, Steve Sidi, Rae Lynn Carson, and musical headliner Shirley Gnome (previously mentioned).

Vancouver TheatreSports features two teams of players pitted against every single other in aggressive improv matches at Granville Island’s Improv Centre.

Comedy Club Dwelling is a fundraiser for Boys and Ladies Clubs of South Coastline B.C. showcasing comic Steve Patterson at Rocky Mountaineer Station.

A few comedy teams perform improv in Triple Bill at Havana Theatre.




Opening night time at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre of the New York-based mostly Chinese accomplishing-arts group Shen Yun.

Opening reception at Cineworks for Chroma Chamber, a new media set up from artist JG Mair that investigates human expectations of vision and equipment algorithms.




Carmen Aguirre potential customers an extended salsa-dance lesson interwoven with her stories of intimacy, politics, and tradition in Damaged Tailbone at Performance Operates.

The Karen Flamenco Dance Organization performs standard flamenco dance at the Kino Cafe.



The Vancouver Chamber Choir and Toronto’s Elmer Iseler Singers (previously mentioned) perform at Pacific Spirit United Church under conductors Kari Turunen and Lydia Adams.

Vancouver Academy of Tunes Vocal Theatre presents the baroque English opera by Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, at Koerner Recital Corridor.

Trinity Western University’s Chamber Choir and Chamber Singers perform will work by Purcell, Haydn, and R. Murray Schafer at Langley Local community Tunes Faculty.



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Greatest of Enemies at Pacific Theatre is a civil-rights drama about the battle concerning an activist and a KKK leader.

The Wedding ceremony Get together at Goldcorp Phase at the BMO Theatre Centre is a comedy about a wedding ceremony the place the two family members are at every single other’s throats.

Sol Theatre Collective presents Lisa D’Amour’s play Anna Bella Eema at the Historic Theatre’s Vancity Culture Lab.

The Dwelling at Pooh Corner is an adaptation of A.A. Milne’s guide that blends puppetry and music at the Waterfront Theatre.

Douglas Faculty Theatre presents Goodnight Desdemona (Superior Morning Juliet), about a modern-working day educational who finds a new awareness of herself by way of Shakespeare, at the Laura C. Muir Undertaking Arts Theatre.

Practical experience all 37 Shakespearean performs in 97 minutes in The Finish Operates of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Havana Theatre.



Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Lifestyle: Emily Carr and Her Woman Contemporaries at the Vancouver Artwork Gallery is drawn mostly from the gallery’s lasting selection.

Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds at the Vancouver Artwork Gallery provides collectively a selection of drawings developed by the acclaimed Inuk artist over the past two a long time.

The Sodomite, Invasion Experimentation, Politics and Sexuality in the get the job done of Jimmy DeSana and Marlon T. Riggs runs till April 25 at North Van’s Griffin Artwork Tasks.

The Vancouver Artwork Gallery’s lineages and land bases features more than eighty artworks from the gallery’s lasting selection that problem the modern Western assumption that mother nature and tradition exist as two distinctive realms.



Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC showcases ceramic will work by 11 B.C.-based mostly artists expressing robust viewpoints on urgent social difficulties.

Acts of Resistance at the Museum of Vancouver showcases the artwork of seven indigenous artist activists from the Pacific Northwest, whose models flew from the Iron Workers Memorial bridge on July three, 2018.

In a Various Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coastline Art at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC options more than a hundred and ten historical Indigenous artworks and explores what we can study from these will work and how they relate to Indigenous peoples’ interactions to their lands.

Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition at the Museum of Vancouver is guest-curated by Kwiaahwah Jones and options more than 450 will work by carvers, weavers, photographers, and printmakers, collected as early as the 1890s.

Ship’s Organization: The Royal Canadian Navy at Operate & Play at the Vancouver Maritime Museum options pictures by Kathryn Mussallem celebrating the assorted humanity of Canadian naval forces. 



North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain features a Skyride to the peak with sights of the town and the Pacific Ocean, as well as ziplines, skiing and snowboarding, a sliding zone, snowshoeing, and a skating pond.

West Vancouver’s Cypress Mountain features skiing and snowboarding classes, snowtubing park, cross-place ski trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding trails, and snowshoeing tours.

Granville Island in Fake Creek options a public market, artisan gift retailers, studios, galleries, microbrewery tours, and is dwelling to the Arts Club Theatre and Vancouver TheatreSports.

Hastings Racecourse features indoor and outside viewing of live thoroughbreed racing, simulcast betting, restaurants and lounges, and a gaming floor with over 600 slot machines. 

Parq Vancouver is a 24-hour on line casino with 600 slot machines and 75 desk games, eight restaurants and lounges, and the sixth-floor outside Parq.

Science World features hundreds of interactive exhibits in 5 lasting galleries, live science demonstrations and workshops, and giant movies in the Omnimax Theatre.

The B.C. Athletics Corridor of Fame and Museum features lasting galleries devoted to Terry Fox and Rick Hansen, a rock-climbing wall, a digital sports activities simulator, and record galleries.

At the Bloedel Conservatory you can choose in more than 200 no cost-flying exotic birds and 500 exotic vegetation and bouquets.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is an reliable illustration of an age-outdated backyard custom that attained its peak in the Ming Dynasty.

North Vancouver’s Mount Seymour features skiing and snowboarding, classes, chairlifts, terrain parks, tubing and tobogganing, and snowshoe trails.

The Vancouver Aquarium features virtually 800 animal species in galleries ranging from Canada’s Arctic to the Amazon rainforest.

The Deeley Bike Exhibition features more than 250 privately-owned bikes from all around the environment.

Stanley Park features four hundred hectares of trails, with scenic strolling and biking together the eight.eight-kilometre seawall and totem park showcasing eight poles by Initially Nations artists.

Take a trip in an exterior glass elevator and get a 360° perspective of Metro Vancouver and the North Shore mountains at Vancouver Lookout.

Nitobe Memorial Garden is a standard Japanese backyard positioned at the College of British Columbia with waterfalls, stone lanterns, audio guides and tours, and a ceremonial teahouse.

West Vancouver’s Lighthouse Park features ten kilometres of hiking trails, picnic spots, guided walks, and the historical 1912 Place Atkinson Lighthouse with viewpoint.

Richmond’s Steveston Village is an historic fishing village which is dwelling to the Gulf of Ga Cannery National Historic Web page, the Britannia Shipyards Countrywide Historic Web page, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Steveston Museum, the Steveston Tram, and London Heritage Farm.



Late-night time screening at the Rio Theatre of director John Carl Buechler’s 1988 slasher flick Friday the 13th Portion VII: The New Blood, starring Kane Hodder as Jason Vorhees.

Screening at Vancity Theatre of Beanpole, Russian director Kantemir Balagov’s drama set in Leningrad in the aftermath of Russia’s WWII “victory.”

Screening at the Cinematheque of Russian director Elem Klimov’s harrowing 1985 anti-war epic Arrive and See.


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