5 Egg-cellent Events Happening in Vancouver this Week (April 15-21)

April 15, 2019

By Alyssa Hirose

There’s indie bands for Tommy, cannabis for sister Sue…

(Art Credit: Kali Spitzer.)

Honouring H2O

Through October 2

Check out water-inspired artwork created by Indigenous women artists in qaʔ yəxw – water honours us: womxn and waterways. The nine artists curated by the ReMatriate Collective are showcasing work that explores women’s unique relationship with water – as child bearers, healers, doulas, and more. Contributors include film artist Kali Spitzer (Kaska Dena) whose work captures her people, ceremonies, and culture.

When: Now – Wednesday, October 2
Where: Bill Reid Gallery
Cost: Varies; free for Indigenous peoples
More Info: billreidgallery.ca

(Photo Credit: Emily Carr University.)

Daring Docudramedy

April 17

The docudramedy When the Storm Fades explores both fear and tragedy – the film finds laughter and tears as it follows a Filipino family’s journey to recover from the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan. Inspired by true stories, the project also features two misguided white saviour characters who provide both comedic relief and a dark look at the realities of voluntourism. Got questions? A panelist Q&A will follow the screening.

When: Wednesday, April 17 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Reliance Theatre
Cost: Free
More Info: ecuad.ca

(Photo Credit: Tantalus Labs.)

Comets & Cannabis

April 18

Celebrate our perfectly legal 420 a few days early at Planet Trichrome, a cannabis/lifestyle event that promises to be out of this world. Participants will explore and interact with multiple rooms and styles of live music throughout the evening. How high is space, exactly?

When: Thursday, April 18 7:00 p.m.
Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
Cost: From $20
More Info: leisure.events

(Photo Credit: lovelytheband.)

Blowout Band

April 19

Despite their tour title “Finding it Hard to Smile,” lovelytheband has something to grin about – demand for their upcoming performance overwhelmed the original concert space, and they’ve since had to find a new home at the Commodore. Come to this indie pop band’s concert for their angsty teen look (and stay for their toe-tapping tunes).

When: Friday, April 19 8:00 p.m.
Where: Commodore Ballroom
Cost: From $34
More Info: commodoreballroom.com

(Photo Credit: The Teahouse in Stanley Park.)

Happy Tea-ster

April 19-22

If you’re hunting for the perfect Easter activity, look no further. Treat yourself to an elegant Easter brunch at the Teahouse in Stanley Park, where chefs are serving up delicious creations like a strawberry and peach crepe duo with pastry cream and fresh fruit. We’d take crepes over chocolate eggs any day.

When: Friday, April 19 – Monday, April 22
Where: The Teahouse
Cost: Varies
More Info: vancouverdine.com/teahouse

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