Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 778-233-9805 or artemisgallery.ca.
Anniversary Exhibition - New Altars for Old Gods: Acrylic paintings by Martha Jablonski Jones will be on display until May 27. Bellevue Gallery: 2475 Bellevue Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5: 30 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and outside gallery hours by appointment. Info: www.bellevuegallery. ca.
Buckland Southerst Gallery: 2460 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-922-1915. www.bucklandsoutherst.com.
Cafe for Contemporary Art: 140 East Esplanade, North Vancouver. Hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Info: 778-340-3379 or email@example.com.
Caroun Art Gallery: 1403 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.caroun.net, 778-372-0765 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.
Calligraphy Exhibition: Work by Mohammad Salahshour will be on display until May 29.
CityScape Community Art Space: 335 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-988-6844 or www.nvartscouncil.ca. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.
Studio -The Abstract Experience: An exhibition of fourteen artists large abstract works on paper will run until June 16. Painting demonstration: Saturday, June 2, 1-3 p.m.
Art in the Garden Tour: A self-directed tour that brings together visual artists and musicians in beautiful private North Shore gardens May 26 and 27, noon-5 p.m. (rain or shine). Admission: $1 per garden. Maps: www.nvartscouncil.ca or 604-988-6844.
Call for Knitters: Throughout the spring and summer artist-led workshops will take place to encourage participants towards building temporary public artworks referred to as yarn bombing. All levels and skills are invited to participate. Registration: 604-988-6844 or email@example.com. Those interested will be contacted when dates are finalized.
District Foyer Gallery: 355 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 8: 30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. Info: 604-988-6844 or www.nvartscouncil.ca.
The North Vancouver Community Arts Council will present an exhibition of semi-abstract landscape paintings by Ishrat Khan and a variety of 3D mediums by Viven Chiu until May 29.
The North Vancouver Community Arts Council will present an exhibition of masks by Meghan Carich and photography by Thom Harvey Kline May 30-July 24. Opening reception: Thursday, May 31, 6: 30-8: 30 p.m.
District Library Gallery: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: www.nvartscouncil.ca.
The North Vancouver Community Arts Council will present an exhibit of Laurel Terlesky's paintings until June 19.
Feast in the Village: 3183 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Info: 778-340-2223.
Ferry Building Gallery: 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Admission to all shows is free. Info: 604-925-7290 or www. ferrybuildinggallery.com. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays.
A Family Affair: An exhibition of paintings, drawings, illustrations, pottery and photography by Sarah Bastien, Babette, Tristan, Paul and Adrien Deggan will run until June 3.
100 Years/100 Artists: A celebration of West Vancouver's centennial and the 100th birthday of the Ferry Building with 100 artists depicting their impressions of West Vancouver on 12" by 12" canvases June 5-17. Opening reception: Tuesday, June 5, 6-9 p.m.
Meet the artists: Saturday, June 9, 2-3 p.m. Call for Submissions: The Ferry Building Gallery is inviting submissions for a mixed media group exhibit for 2013 titled Hungry Ghosts: Living in the Age of Consumerism. The jury will take place Sunday, June 17 with drop-off from 10 a.m.-noon and pick-up from 2-3 p.m. at the West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Info: 604-925-7266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Painter's Landing: A limited number of artists are invited to work, exhibit and sell art on the grass areas adjoining the Ferry Building Gallery 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily until Oct. 31. Permit applications: email email@example.com. Info: 604-925-7266.
The Artists of British Columbia Volume 3 book is now available and sells for $20.
Gallery Jones: 1531 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 6049262233.
Gallery YoYo: 312 East Esplanade, North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 1-5: 30 p.m. or by appointment. Info: 604-983-2896.
Graffiti Co. Art Studio: 171 East First St., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1: 30-6: 30 p.m. or by appointment. Info: 604-980-1699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Info: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-913-3634.
On Our Walls: Work by painter Donna Stewart will be on display until June 11. Lions Bay Art Gallery: 350 Centre Rd., Lions Bay. Gallery hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: www. lionsbayartgallery.com or 604-921-7865.
Featuring established and upcoming artists. Lynnmour Art Studio and Gallery: 301-1467 Crown St., North Vancouver. Info: www.nsartists.ca/garyeder or 6049294001. Gallery hours: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Contemporary and abstract paintings by Gordon Oliver, Robert Botlak and Gary W. Eder.
The Music Bo 1564 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Mystic Mask Art Studio: 319 West 28th St., North Vancouver. North Vancouver City Library: 120 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-998-3455 or www.nvcl.ca.
North Vancouver Community History Centre: 3203 Institute Rd., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 604-990-3700, ext. 8016 or www.northvanmuseum.ca.
John B. Holdcroft (1884-1975) - A Civil Engineer's Photographic Eye: An exhibit of a small selection of photographic prints made from the Holdcroft collection will be on display until June 15.
North Vancouver Museum: 209 West Fourth St., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 6049875612 or www.northvanmuseum.ca.
Made in B.C. - Homegrown Design: An exhibit of the history of B.C. designs that includes a video presentation showcasing examples of B.C. designs from 1858 through 2008 will run until May 27.
Prescott Presentation Centre: 1133 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: noon-5 p.m.
Double Take: A Chester Fields youth photo exhibit will run until June 30.
Presentation House Gallery: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver.
Gallery hours: Wednesday -Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 6049861351 or www.presentationhousegall.com.
Phantasmagoria: A group photography exhibition showcasing new works by emerging Vancouver artists will run May 25-July 8.
Presentation House Satellite Gallery: 560 Seymour St., Vancouver. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Info: www.satellitegallery.ca.
Ron Andrews Community Space: 931 Lytton St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-980-7182.
Face-Off: Nimbus Two artists will display their mask themed work until May 27.
Ocean Inspirations: Photographer Dennis Badgley and ceramic artist Ben Lim will display their work from May 27 to June 26.
Seymour Art Gallery: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Info: 604-924-1378 or www. seymourartgallery.com.
Textile Arts: A triennial exhibition featuring work by Capilano University's Textile Arts graduates will run until May 27.
Larger Than Still Life: An exhibit of Tansy Sverre's large still life acrylic paintings May 29-June 24. Shelton Art /Studios Gallery: 3540 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Studio visits by appointment. Info: 604-922-5356 or www. sheltonart.com.
Open Studio and Gallery Exhibition in conjunction with the Art in the Garden Tour May 26 and 27, noon-5 p.m. There will be live music on Saturday from 2: 30 to 4: 30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Info: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca.
Imprints: Painter Zoe Evamy will show her watercolour works until May 27.
Trees and Their Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoats: Sherry Cooper's mixed media work of tree branches will run from May 29 to June 10. Opening reception: Tuesday, May 29, 6-8 p.m.
A Colourful Life: Oil painter Anne-Marie Calder and watercolour painter Jose Kernahan will display their colourful work from June 12 to 24. Opening reception: Tuesday, June 12, 6-8 p.m.
Studio 195 Gallery: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. Info: 604-209-1197.
Wisdom Made Visible: A group art exhibit of two and three dimensional work will run from June 14 to July 7. Opening reception: Thursday, June 14, 5-8 p.m. Closing reception: Saturday, July 7, noon-5 p.m.
First Saturdays: Community artists will open their studios the first Saturday of every month, noon-5 p.m.
Tartooful: 3183 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Info: 604-924-0122 or www. tartooful.com.
West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7407 or www.westvanlib.org.
Reading Into Teens: An introspective exhibit featuring self portraits and day-in-the-life drawings by Grade 9 students in West Vancouver will run until May 31.
West Vancouver Museum: 680 17th St., West Vancouver. Museum hours: TuesdaySaturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Info: 604-925-7295 or www. westvancouvermuseum.ca.
The Mill Project: Bruce Emmett explores subcultural identity, local history, heritage and the debate around public space until June 16. Artist Talk: Saturday, June 9, 1: 30 p.m.
CONCERTS Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www. centennialtheatre.com. Box office: 604-984-4484. The HMP Music Showcase: A showcase of professional entertainment with music performances from up and coming stars Monday, May 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25.
The Vancouver Korean Youth Symphony Orchestra will present its annual concert Sunday, May 27 at 7: 30 p.m. Admission: $25. Tickets: 604677-8147 or 604-931-1620.
The Cory Weeds Jazz Club Cellar: 3611 West Broadway, Vancouver.
World Music Ensemble: Brockton preparatory students will make a fundraising performance Tuesday, May 29, 7-9: 30 p.m. The JazzThink Trio will also be playing. Admission: $100 for a single ticket or $175 for two.
Dundarave Park: Foot of 25th Street, West Vancouver.
Community Band Extravaganza: Free band performances will take place Saturday, June 2 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of West Vancouver. The J.P. Fell Pipe Band will start the event at 11: 15 a.m. followed by The West Vancouver Concert Band at noon, the Thursday Pops Band at 1 p.m., the Ambleside Orchestra at 2 p.m. and the Sea to Sky Concert Band at 3 p.m.
Highlands United Church: 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver.
The Ambleside Orchestra will perform Friday, May 25 at 7: 30 p.m. Admission by requested donation of $15 at the door.
Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: www.kaymeekcentre. com or 604-913-3634.
Destination Broadway: Burstin' With Broadway's choir of 120 will perform show tunes Saturday, May 26 at 2 and 7: 30 p.m.
Tickets: $25/$22. Lynn Valley United Church: 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver.
Friday Night Live: A weekly series with Improv actors AddLibretto playing hosts to musical guests Fridays at 7: 30 p.m.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info and reservations: 6049257292 or www.silkpurse.ca.
Guitarist Juaquin Gonzalez will perform Latin music accompanied by a dancer, Saturday, May 26 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $20/$18.
UNICEF Benefit Concert: Grade 4 students Augustin Wright and Lily Yan and their musician friends from the Vancouver Music Academy and their school will perform a fundraising concert Saturday, May 26, 3: 30-5 p.m. Admission by donation.
The Music of Composer Michael Conway Baker will be performed by a number of musicians as well as the composer himself Thursday, May 31 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
Music From the Heart: Cellist Ariel Barnes, horn player Olivier de Clercq and pianist Rachel Iwaasa will perform classical music Thursday, June 7 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
VISI at the Silk Purse: Vancouver International Song Institute faculty singers will perform with emerging artists of collaborative piano June 14 and 21 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
Sing Along Wednesdays: "Mr. Piano" Peter Vanderhorst will play the piano to lead a sing along of favourite songs the first Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m.-noon. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door.
Sing Along Wednesdays: Composer Michael Conway will lead a sing along to show tunes and other favourites the third Wednesday of every month, 10: 30 a.m.-noon. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door.
Silver Harbour Seniors' Activity Centre: 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-980-2474.
Choir Concert: The Silver Harbour Choir with special guest the Chemsemble Choir will perform old and new favourites Sunday, June 3 at 1: 30 p.m. Admission: $1.
St. Andrew's United Church: 1044 St. Georges St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-0408 or www.st-andrews-united.ca.
Baroque Voices: The Laudate Singer's annual baroque concert will take place Saturday, May 26 at 8 p.m. The choir will be joined by early music instrumentalists. Admission: $35/$30/$15. Tickets: www. laudatesingers.com or 6047296814.
Voices of Hope: Acapella Chorus will perform a concert of pop music Sunday, May 27, 4-6 p.m. Admission by donation. All proceeds will go towards the Save Your Skin Foundation.
St. James Hall: 3214 West 10th Ave., Vancouver.
Blues, Jazz, Folk Concert: Folk/pop singer Melanie Dekker and guitar/ harmonica duo David Sinclair and Keith Bennett, with a special appearance by John Mann, will perform Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m. Admission; $20/$18. Tickets: www.northerntickets.com or 604-569-1144.
Chapel Arts: 304 Dunlevy Ave., Vancouver.
Hive: the New Bees 2: Emerging theatre companies will simultaneously perform 10 minute pieces of work in the same venue until May 26 at 8 p.m. The audience will have the opportunity to wander from piece to piece. Admission: $10-$20. Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com.
Deep Cove Shaw Theatre: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-929-3200 or www.deepcovestage.com.
One for the Road: A comedy about a man's last ditch attempt to break away from his middle class existence Wednesdays to Saturdays, June 8-23 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $18/$16.
Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets and info: 604-990-3474 or www.phtheatre.org.
From Away: The story of a woman who returns to her hometown to bury her father and reconnects with every relative she ever had will run until May 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20.
Theatre at Hendry Hall: 815 East 11th St., North Vancouver. Reservations: 604-983-2633 or www.northvanplayers.ca.
The Real Thing: A riff on relationships, marriage and friendship will play May 25, 26, May 30-June 2 and June 6-9 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $18/$16.
Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.centennialtheatre.com. Box office: 604-984-4484.
On Stage: Vanleena Dance Academy will hold its year end performances May 25, 7 p.m. and May 26, 1 and 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $19.50/$17.50 (additional $2 if purchased at the door).
Spring Ballet Gala: The Vancouver Junior Professional Division will perform Sleeping Beauty Wednesday, May 30 at 4 and 7 p.m. Tickets: $40/$35/$30.
Solstice 2012: Students from Pacific DanceArts as well as special guest Coastal City Ballet will perform excerpts from La Bayadere Friday, June 1 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $20/$18/$16.
The Little Mermaid and Dance Showcase: Seymour Dance will present a youth production of classical ballet Saturday, June 2 at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets: $20/$18/$15.
Silver Star Wishes and Butterfly Dreams: Children of Vickye Allard's Dance Program and adult tap dancers will perform Sunday, June 3 at 11: 30 a.m. Tickets: $19/$16.
Circus: 200 ballerinas from Pink Petal Ballet will perform a year-end extravaganza along with special guest Asha Diaz Sunday, June 3 at 4: 30 p.m. Tickets: $14/$10.
Summer Concert of Dance: Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts will perform ballet, contemporary, jazz, flamenco, tap and hip-hop Sunday, June 10 at 2 and 7 p.m. Admission: $24/$17/ $13.
In Motion: The students of the North Shore Academy of Dancing will perform a wide range of dance styles June 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and June 16 at noon. Admission: $20/$16/$14.
Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-913-3634.
Dance Vancouver 2012: A celebration of the work from The Landing Dance Centre with performances in tap, jazz, contemporary and more Saturday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Admission: $22/$15.
CLUBS AND PUBS
La Zuppa: 1544 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 6049866556. Fiesta Flamenco every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, tapas and wine, 6: 30 p.m., music, 8: 30 p.m.
Ocean Club Restaurant and Lounge: 105-100 Park Royal, West Vancouver. Info: 604-926-2326.
Live jazz every Tuesday, 7 p.m.; live DJ Thursday to Sunday, 11 p.m.-3 a.m.
Queens Cross Pub: 2989 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.queenscross.com.
The Raven Pub: 1052 Deep Cove Rd., North Vancouver. Info: www.theravenpub.com.
Rusty Gull: 175 East First St., North Vancouver. Live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; Mostly Marley performs every Sunday, 7 p.m.
Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Info and tickets: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-913-3634.
Fundraising Gala - Two Men, No Script: Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood will perform improv in support of the performing arts Friday, June 15. The gala will open with a reception of snacks and drinks at 7: 30 p.m. followed by the show at 8: 30 p.m. Postshow there will a chance to mingle with the artists. Admission: $159. Lynn Valley Library: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or www.nvdpl.ca.
Film Screening: The Gulf Islands Film & Television School will show award winning films made at its school Tuesday, June 5, 68: 30 p.m. The school will also speak and answer questions about its programs.
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