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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read on for this week’s lineup.
Planted Expo is Canada’s largest plant-based event of the year. Featuring over 200 vegan edible and lifestyle business and a bunch of insightful speakers to fill your mind with sustainability inspo—and unlimited food and drink samples to fill your belly.
When: June 4-5Where: Vancouver Convention Centre WestCost: From $21.47More Info: plantedlife.com
In honour of their new Bubble Stash IPA (made with cryo hops), Hop Valley is hosting an event where you can cryo freeze and smash an item of your choosing. From your ex’s t-shirt to gear you’ve been wanting to toss, this is a fun way to discard of items (and get out a little pent up agro). Plus, there’ll be beer.
When: June 1Where: Craft Beer MarketCost: Free, but you have to register ahead of timeMore Info: smashforabubblestash.ca
The Polygon Gallery’s new exhibition, Ghosts of the Machine, looks at the relationships between humans, tech and ecology (how they’re all interconnected rather than at odds). The exhibition features a garden project inside the gallery space plus videos, digital avatars and more.
When: June 3-August 14Where: The Polygon GalleryCost: By donationMore Info: thepolygon.ca
Trace Yeomans’ newest exhibition combines both her Haida and Ukrainian roots and reflects upon the unique attributes of both. Her work is in many mediums, such as fabric art, paintings in oil and acrylic and wood carvings.
When: June 5-July 15Where: Coastal Peoples Fine Arts GalleryCost: FreeMore Info: coastalpeoples.com
Carry Me Home is an immersive XR (extended reality) experience that combines circus, dance, theatre and music. The event is both a live and virtual concert, where virtual reality is used evoke an interactive fantasy world (headsets are available for the in-person event).
When: June 4Where: Animatrik Film Design StudiosCost: $25 in-person; from $10 onlineMore Info: 7fingers.com