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(Art Credit: Kali Spitzer.)
Check out water-inspired artwork created by Indigenous women artists in qaʔ yəxw – water honours us: womxn and waterways. The nine artists curatedby the ReMatriate Collective are showcasing work that explores women’s uniquerelationship with water – as child bearers, healers, doulas, and more.Contributors include film artist Kali Spitzer (Kaska Dena) whose work capturesher people, ceremonies, and culture.
When: Now – Wednesday, October 2Where: Bill Reid GalleryCost: Varies; free for Indigenous peoplesMore Info: billreidgallery.ca
The docudramedy When the Storm Fades explores both fear and tragedy – the filmfinds laughter and tears as it follows a Filipino family’s journey to recoverfrom the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan. Inspired by true stories, the project alsofeatures two misguided white saviour characters who provide both comedic reliefand a dark look at the realities of voluntourism. Got questions? A panelistQ&A will follow the screening.
When: Wednesday, April 17 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Where: Reliance TheatreCost: FreeMore Info: ecuad.ca
Celebrate our perfectly legal 420 a few daysearly at Planet Trichrome, a cannabis/lifestyle event that promises to be outof this world. Participants will explore and interact with multiple rooms andstyles of live music throughout the evening. How high is space, exactly?
When: Thursday, April 18 7:00 p.m.Where: H.R. MacMillan Space CentreCost: From $20More Info: leisure.events
Despite their tour title “Finding it Hard toSmile,” lovelytheband has something to grin about – demand for their upcomingperformance overwhelmed the original concert space, and they’ve since had tofind a new home at the Commodore. Come to this indie pop band’s concert fortheir angsty teen look (and stay for their toe-tapping tunes).
When: Friday, April 19 8:00 p.m.Where: Commodore BallroomCost: From $34More Info: commodoreballroom.com
If you’re hunting for the perfect Easteractivity, look no further. Treat yourself to an elegant Easter brunch at theTeahouse in Stanley Park, where chefs are serving up delicious creations like astrawberry and peach crepe duo with pastry cream and fresh fruit. We’d takecrepes over chocolate eggs any day.
When: Friday, April 19 – Monday, April 22Where: The TeahouseCost: VariesMore Info: vancouverdine.com/teahouse