Six concerts to check out this month in Vancouver

Jenny Lewis plays songs from her acclaimed fourth album On the Line at the Commodore Ballroom May 20.

Whether it’s ’90s alt-rock, gospel or old video game music that’s your jam, May has you covered. Below we’ve selected six out of the many concerts coming to town, including Lemonheads, Jenny Lewis, and even jazz, to check out.

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Six concerts to check out this month in Vancouver

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Vancouver with LUZIA, A Waking Dream of Mexico

LUZIA will dazzle viewers in Vancouver starting October 3.

LUZIA is Cirque du Soleil at its finest: imaginative and visually stunning storytelling invites viewers into an ethereal world suspended between dreams and reality. This fall, the show will arrive in Vancouver, staged under the redesigned white-and-gold Big Top at Concord Pacific Place – and presale tickets are available now.

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Cirque du Soleil Returns to Vancouver with LUZIA, A Waking Dream of Mexico

What’s happening in Vancouver theatre this May

Genevieve Fleming stars in Slamming Door Collective’s presentation of Edward Bond’s The Sea at Jericho Arts Centre.

New plays this month a piece from acclaimed Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour with a different actor each night, a satire by British playwright Edward Bond, a youth theatre festival and lots more. Check out what’s coming up in theatre in May below. Netflix is so 2018.

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What’s happening in Vancouver theatre this May

Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Harvestland hits the PNE this October.

Harvest Haus, Vancouver’s flagship Oktoberfest party, has joined forces with the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) to present Harvestland – the biggest harvest celebration in Canada.

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Harvest Haus and the PNE are Hosting the Biggest Harvest Celebration in Canada this Fall

Celebrate April in Vancouver with Paris-style Gypsy jazz

Deanna Knight and the Hot Club of Mars perform as part of April in Paris: A Gypsy Jazz Festival.

Van Django, the Hot Club of Mars, The Bills and The Lawless Firm perform as part of April in Paris: A Gypsy Jazz Festival.

The three-day event takes place April 26-28 at St. James Hall (3214 West 10th Ave.). Find out more below.

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Celebrate April in Vancouver with Paris-style Gypsy jazz

“Moving Still” Traces Evolution of Self-portraiture Photography in India

“Moving Still”, courtesy Vancouver Art Gallery.

Contemporary photography in India has been on the rise since wealthy figures like the Maharaja of Jaipur – India’s first “Photographer Prince” – started snapping “selfies” in royal court in the 1800s. The fascinating historical journey that traces the evolution of self-portraiture photography is explored in-depth at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s new exhibit, Moving Still: Performative Photography in India, running April 19 to September 2.

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“Moving Still” Traces Evolution of Self-portraiture Photography in India

A Tale of Love and Artistry at Vancouver Civic Theatres’ Annex (Review)

There’s something thrilling about witnessing the unfolding of a love story, especially a tragic one, on stage.

A play is underway at the Vancouver Civic Theatres’ Annex that is sure to have you caught up in the complex negotiations of a difficult relationship, all set to haunting violin music.

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A Tale of Love and Artistry at Vancouver Civic Theatres’ Annex (Review)