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We’re drooling over pics of Beaucoup Bakery’s new Picnic Brunch, which just launched last week and is ending this weekend. Orders come with a maple ham cheese scroll, croque madame bun, BC blueberry pancake croissant, banana caramel scroll and strawberry brioche. Put your sad muffins away: this is the real brunch deal.
When: Pre-order by Friday August 21Where: Beaucoup BakeryCost: $49More Info: beaucoupbakery.com
Black Girl Collective Vancouver is hosting a series of events aptly named “Black Joy,” and they’re kicking off with an in-person dance workshop led by Venom a.k.a. Mikhail Morris (who was one of our spotlighted artists this summer). The workshop is open to everyone and will be outside and distanced.
When: Saturday, August 22 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Where: Deer Lake ParkCost: $11.62More Info: eventbrite.com
The pandemic has given us way too much control over the media we consume. We can search shows, switch seasons, and scrub through episodes in a few clicks. Where is the surprise? Where is the chaos? Where is the cinema? Ah, outdoors. Beaumont Studios is hosting weekly outdoor movie nights, and the film is kept secret ’till the opening credits.
When: Wednesday August 19 8:30 p.m.Where: Beaumont StudiosCost: $16.65More Info: thebeaumontstudios.com
Vancouver artists have been hard at work crafting the gorgeous and gigantic murals in this year’s mural fest. Check out the 60 new murals (including the one above by Pearl Low) at your leisure. This is art built to last.
When: AnytimeWhere: All over the cityCost: FreeMore Info: vanmuralfest.ca
A “Things to Do” post without comedy? We would never. The Monsoon Arts Festival’s comedy night is streaming live and for free this weekend. Hosted by Kalyn Miles (pictured above) and featuring Monique Bellamy, Cliff Prang, Leena Manro, Dusty Searcy, Rajneesh Dhawan, and Sunee Dhaliwal, it’s the South Asian comedy staple festivalgoers look forward to every year. Viewers will also get to see the exclusive premiere of a new animated comedy sketch by Shishki Productions.
When: Saturday August 22 8:00 p.m.Where: OnlineCost: By donationMore Info: monsoonartsfest.ca