March 24 at York Theatre
Presented by Corbin Murdoch and Meghan Robinson, Soft Cedar’s inaugural season presents a series of five intimate concert experiences from local musicians on all three of the Cultch’s stages. This month, the York Theatre will host singer/songwriter/violinist Hannah Epperson.
Happy Hour at Di Beppe
8 W Cordova Street
The newly opened Italian cafe and ristorante is introducing a happy hour inspired by a traditional Venetian bacaro: a gathering place where both locals and tourists enjoy an aperitivo and cicchetti (little bites like olives, pickled vegetables, and cured meats). Happy hour drinks are available in the cafe from 3 to 6 p.m. The bacaro menu is available from 3 to closing.
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The After After Party
March 6-18 at Vancity Culture Lab
The recipient of the 2016 Cultchivating the Fringe Award (the Vancouver Fringe Festival’s annual award to a production that displays potential for further development), this play follows two best friends as they try to piece together – with the help of drug-fuelled time travel – the happenings of a wild party that landed them in a raccoon sanctuary.
March 10 at Suite Genius Mount Pleasant
Immigrants from the Middle East, Asia, or Africa are invited to write about their experiences concerned with the concepts of “place” and “home” in this free workshop presented by the Vancouver Writers Festival. Select pieces written in the workshop will be published in a book titled My Roots.
Culture at the Centre
March 18-October 8 at Museum of Anthropology
For the first time, six First Nations communities have collaborated to curate an exhibition showcasing their cultures under one roof. Through three themes – Land and Language, Continuity and Communities, and Repatriation and Reconciliation – the Musqueam, Squamish, Lil’wat, Heiltsuk, Nisga’a, and Haida nations share the importance of the work being done in five Indigenous-run cultural centres in BC, in their own voices.
Juke Fried Chicken
182 Keefer Street
Chinatown’s favourite fried chicken joint is adding brunch to their menu. Now available every weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the menu includes finger-lickin’ offerings like Chicken and Waffles, the Juke Breakfast Sandwich, and Chicken Fried Steak. Wash it down with a Breakfast Club cocktail (bourbon, rum, cereal milk, spice) or an Excuse Me Miss (jasmine vodka, lillet, pear, vanilla, lime).
The Main Event 11:11
March 9 at Rickshaw Theatre
The semi-annual dance showcase, now in its 11th edition, brings together more than 500 West Coast street dancers, from legendary dancers and choreographers on the scene to rising stars. Don’t miss what promises to be a spirited and inspiring night.
March 14-24 at Presentation House Theatre
Is luck pre-determined? Or programmed, even? This science thriller explores the notion, with a student who defies mathematical probability and a man who has successfully predicted the Super Bowl coin toss for 20 years. Presented by Realwheels Theatre, Sequence features an integrated cast that includes two actors who live with disabilities.
March 16-June 15, 2019 at Museum of Vancouver
Haida Now!, curated by Haida artist Kwiaahwah Jones alongside the Museum of Vancouver’s Viviane Gosselin, includes an unprecedented 450+ pieces of Haida art that date back as far as 1890.