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5 Things To Do In Vancouver This Week (March 28-April 3)

Your weekly roundup of the top events in the city, including art exhibitions, local theatre, restaurant openings, concerts, film, markets and other to-dos we think you’ll love. If you have a Vancouver event you’d like to submit for consideration, send an email to ahirose@canadawide.com.

Read on for this week’s lineup.

The Magic Hour 360 and Pochsy at the Airport Hotel

1. The Magic Hour 360 and Pochsy at the Airport Hotel

March 30 – April 3

Boca del Lupo is presenting two new VR shows this month, The Magic Hour 360 and Pochsy at the Airport Hotel. Expect immersive, experimental, three-dimensional performances that’ll have you question the way you consume content. And no, you’re not wrong if you think experiencing art in 3D VR sounds like the future.

When: March 30 – April 3
Where: The Fishbowl on Granville Island
Cost: $10 per show
More Info: bocadellupo.com

Revisor

Credit: Credit: Michael Slobodian

2. Revisor

March 30 – April 2

    The award-winning dance company Kidd Pivot is returning to the stage with their dance/theatre hybrid performance of Revisor. Inspired by Nikolai Gogol’s pantomime of power and politics, you know you’re in for a mind-blowing, inventive show.

    When: March 30 – April 2
    Where: Vancouver Playhouse
    Cost: From $35
    More Info: mpmgarts.com

    Festival du Bois

    3. Festival du Bois

    April 1-3

      Head to Coquitlam this weekend for this festival that highlights music from French Canada and beyond. See some of Canada’s best musical artists and get your grub on with maple taffy made on snow! Plus, there’s a dedicated kid zone, so you can bring the whole family.  

      When: April 1-3
      Where: Mackin Park
      Cost: Adults $20, Students and Seniors $13, Kids $8 (under 5 free!)
      More Info: festivaldubois.ca

      Objects of Desire

      Credit: Metalwork by David Dumbrell

      4. Objects of Desire

      March 4-28

        Self-taught artists David Dumbrell, Ian Freemantle and Christina Kenton are showcased at this exhibit that highlights their talents for creating incredibly unique sculptures. From Dumbrell’s inventive metalwork to Kenton’s found-object lighter protectors, these pieces are like nothing you’ve seen before.

        When: March 4-27
        Where: Outsiders and Others
        Cost: Free
        More Info: outsidersandothers.com

        First Nations, First Strings

        5. First Nations, First Strings

        April 2

          This live music performance celebrates Indigenous guitarists and features a bunch of big name, award-winning musicians, so you know you’re in store for an evening of incredible original music.

          When: April 2
          Where: Fox Cabaret
          Cost: From $15
          More Info: eventbrite.com