Argyle Avenue: 1400-1600 block, West Vancouver. Harmony Arts Festival - Art Market: A line-up of over 80 artists and artisans selected by a jury team will take over Argyle Avenue until Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Info: harmonyarts.ca CafÃ© for Contemporary Art: 138-140 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
myconceptstore: An exhibition with a fully functioning store featuring a variety of products that artist Dirk Fleischmann has produced through over a decade of economic art projects will run until Aug. 27.
Caroun Art Gallery: 1403 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver. Info: caroun.net, 778-372-0765 or email@example.com. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. Summer Group Exhibition: Paintings and photographs by various artists will be on display until Aug. 14.
My Personal Experiences: A photography exhibition by Mina Iran Pour Aug. 16-29.
Opening reception: Saturday. Aug. 17, 4-9 p.m.
CityScape Community Art Space: 335 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-988-6844 or nvartscouncil.ca. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Talking Heads: An exhibition featuring 14 surface design artists who have created contemporary headdresses will run until Sept. 7. There will be a free family headdress making workshop Saturday, Aug. 24, 2-4 p.m. Supplies will be provided.
The Community Room at Lynn Valley Village: Mountain Highway and Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver.
2013 Prints Show: A gallery night featuring 100 photographs by 100 photographers in a silent auction Wednesday, Aug. 14, 5-8 p.m. All funds raised will go to InspireHealth: Integrative Cancer Care.
Ferry Building Gallery: 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Admission to all shows is free. Info: 604-925-7290 or ferrybuildinggallery.com. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Harmony Arts Festival - Showcase Exhibition: Works of ArtSpeaks artists and invited alumni artists will be on display until Aug. 11. There will special gallery hours of 11 a.m.-8 p.m. during the festival. Info: harmonyarts.ca.
Harmony Arts Festival - ArtSpeaks and ArtDemos:Talks, demonstrations, workshops, hands-on classes and slide presentations until Aug. 11 in the gallery and art tent. There is a $10 fee for hands-on workshops which also require registration in the Ferry Building Gallery office. Info: harmonyarts.ca.
Harmony Arts Festival - Plein Air Challenge: The sixth annual three-hour painting competition Saturday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Artists must pre-register. Info: 604-925-7290 or ferrybuildinggallery.com.
Park & Tilford Gardens: 333 Brooksbank Ave., North Vancouver.
Art in the Garden - Show and Sale: In order to get the public to rediscover the gardens, over 30 artists' work will be displayed amongst the foliage Aug. 17 and 18 from noon to 5 p.m. Ron Andrews Community Space: 931 Lytton St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-987-8873 or 604-347-8922.
Wabi Sabi and Impressions of Stillness: Eco-art sculptural objects by Heather Fowler and paintings of animals and people in their environment by Graham Coulthard will be on display until Sept. 8. Seymour Art Gallery: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Info: 604-924-1378 or seymourartgallery.com.
Transformation and Renewal: An exhibition of three of Luke Parnell's carving works will run until Sept. 7. Artist talk: Sunday, Aug. 11, 2 p.m. Reception: Sunday, Aug. 11, 3-5 p.m. Carving demonstration: Sunday. Aug. 18, 2 p.m. Shipbuilders' Square: 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver. Art on the Pier: Original art will be displayed in conjunction with Concerts in the Square Saturdays from 5 to 10 p.m. Themes: Aug. 10, Showdown in the Square - painting contest; Aug. 17, Artbomb Revisited.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Info: 604-925-7292 or silkpurse.ca.
Rites of Passage - A Journey of Desert Landscapes and Spirit Masks: Paintings by Lorn Curry and masks by Meghan Carich will be on display until Aug. 11. Beautiful Canada: Husband and wife artists Bob and Masako Araki will exhibit their artistic interpretations of our country, from coast to coast from Aug. 13 to Sept. 1. Opening reception: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m. West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7400 or westvanlibrary.ca.
A Responsive Landscape: As part of the Harmony Arts Festival a group show examining how humans respond to the landscape and how the landscape responds back will run until Aug. 10 Info: harmonyarts.ca.
West Vancouver Art Instructors Exhibit: A show that demonstrates the wide variety of media, styles and approaches employed by District of West Vancouver art instructors in the creation of their own work will run from Aug. 12 to Oct. 2. West Vancouver Municipal Hall: 750 17th St., West Vancouver.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 p.m. Info: 604-925-7290. Art in the Hall: Mario Traina's images created using digital infrared techniques will be on display until Sept. 11.
West Vancouver Museum: 680 17th St., West Vancouver. Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 604-925-7295 or westvancouvermuseum.ca. West Coast Points East - Ron Thom and the Allied Arts: A multifaceted exhibition of Ron Thom's architecture will run until Sept. 21.
Capilano River Regional Park: Cleveland Dam, Capilano Road, North Vancouver. Music in the Park: Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of music and art. Musical performances from 2 to 4 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 11, Andrew Coombes; Aug. 18, TBA; Aug. 25, Jillian Christmas; Sept. 2, David Blair,12 p.m.; Rose Ranger, 1 p.m.; Justin O'Donahue Trio, 2 p.m.; Patrick Ernst Trio, 3 p.m.; Blackberry Wood, 4 p.m.; High Society Band, 5 p.m. Info: nvartscouncil.ca or 604-988-6844.
Cates Park Concert Series: A free summer concert series Saturdays from 4 to 7 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 10, Corey
Abell, The Oh Wells, The Archers; Aug. 17, Hooves, Little Wild, Beekeeper and Aug. 24, Tessa Mouourakis, Joel Willoughby, Barry Ross, Ben Rogers, Connor Roff, Brett Wilderman, Alea Rae, Steel Audrey, Jeremy Allingham.
Civic Plaza: 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue. Artisan Fair: Crafts along with free musical performances from noon to 4 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 10, Claude Champagne; Aug. 24, The Pat Ernst Trio. Info: nvartscouncil.ca or 604-988-6844. Edgemont Village: Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver. Evenings in Edgemont: A free weekly summer concert series Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 9, Smith & Jones; Aug. 16, Three Row Barley and Aug. 23, House Party.
Garden Stage: Argyle Avenue and 15th Street, West Vancouver. Harmony Arts Festival - Daytime Concerts: Aug. 9 schedule: The Cumberland Brothers, 12:30 p.m.; Kate Reid, 4 p.m. Aug. 10 schedule: Watasun, 1 p.m.; Ginger 66, 2 p.m.; Colin Bullock, 3 p.m.; Mimosa, 4 p.m. Aug. 11 schedule: Mark James Fortin, 1 p.m.; Soultrax, 2 p.m.; Russell Marsland & Nathen Aswell, 3 p.m.; Van Django, 4 p.m. Harmony Arts Festival - Dinner Concerts: Pack a picnic or visit a variety of food vendors while listening to concert performances at 5:45 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 9, Joans Shandel; Aug. 10, Ali Milner; Aug. 11, Vagabonds.
Harmony Arts Festival - Evening Concerts: Sip beverages from the waterfront lounge while viewing concert performances at 8:45 pm. Schedule: Aug. 9, Giraffe Aftermath; Aug. 10, The Twisters; Aug. 11, She Stole My Beer.
John Lawson Park: 750 17th Street, West Vancouver. Harmony Arts Festival - Senior Concert Series: A musical afternoon Sunday, Aug. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. with Dal Richards' Orchestra.
Harmony Arts Festival - Sunset Concert Series: Free Nightly performances at 7:30 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 9, Soulstream; Aug. 10, Rumba Calzada; Aug. 11, The Paperboys.
Lonsdale Quay: 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. Info: lonsdalequay.com.
Concert Series Sundays: A free summer concert series Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 11, Kutapira; Aug. 18, Charlotte Diamond; Aug. 25, Mostly Marley and Sept. 1, Studio Cloud 30 Showcase.
Vertical Orchestra 2013 - Transpondings: Redshift Music Society will present a free programme of 10 new works by B.C. composers Saturday, Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. Lynn Valley Village: Lynn Valley Road and Mountain Highway, North Vancouver.
Live in Lynn Valley Village: A free weekly summer concert series Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 9, The Twisters; Aug. 16, Sweat Pea Swing Band and Aug. 23, The Bobcats.
Mount Seymour United Church: 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver.
Blueridge International Chamber Music Festival: A series of concerts from Aug. 14 to 24 at 7 p.m. (with the exception of Aug. 24 which is at 2 p.m.) Schedule: Aug. 14, A Sunny Start; Aug. 16, Mallet Madness; Aug. 21, Wherever I Wander; Aug. 24, The Archduke and Friends. Tickets: $20/$10. Festival pass: $50/$30. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-779-6737.
Panorama Park: Deep Cove, North Vancouver. Concerts in the Cove: A free weekly summer concert series Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9, The Dynamics.
Shipbuilders' Square: 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver. Concerts in the Square: A free summer concert series Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 10, Bend Sister, Nightbox, Kim Churchill and Jet Tangerine and Aug. 17, Five Alarm Funk, Redeye Empire, Good for Grapes and Stef Lang.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info and reservations: 604-925-7292 or silkpurse.ca.
The Jazz Waves Festival will run through August at 7:30 p.m. with a variety of styles including jazz, blues, boggie-woogie, Latin jazz, free form and more. Aug. 15, Trilogy. Tickets: $25/$20.
Valley Church: 1160 East 29th St., North Vancouver. All-Star Jam: A benefit celebrating the life and times of guitarist Bob Bowden Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. There will be special guest appearances by Al Harlow, Marc Gladstone, Frank Baker, Kevin Stuart Swain and Ray Roper. Donations will be accepted on behalf of the North Shore Hospice.
The Village at Park Royal: West Vancouver. Celebrate Summer: Live music Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m. and Fridays, 4-7 p.m. until Aug. 16 (between Urban Barn and Cactus Club).
CLUBS AND PUBS
Dundarave Fish Market: 2423 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: dundaravefishmarket. com or 604-922-1155.
Public Show: Local jazz singer Don Stewart will perform Saturday, Aug. 10, 7-9 p.m. Jack Lonsdale's Pub: 1433 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-986-7333.
Live music every Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. Larson Station Restaurant: Glenegales Clubhouse, 6190 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 778-279-8874.
Summer Music Series: Mario Ho, accompanied by Dave Sikula, guitar and Dave Guiney, bass will perform songs from her newly released singles and recent album Friday, Aug. 23, 7-9 p.m. La Zuppa: 1544 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-986-6556.
Queens Cross Pub: 2989 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: queenscross.com.
The Raven Pub: 1052 Deep Cove Rd., North Vancouver. Info: theravenpub.com.
Red Lion Bar & Grill: 2427 Marine Drive, West Vancouver. Info: 604-926-8838.
Jazz Pianist Randy Doherty will perform every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m. Rusty Gull: 175 East First St., North Vancouver.
Live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; Mostly Marley performs every Sunday, 7 p.m. Sailor Hagar's Brew Pub: 235 West First St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-984-3087. Live music every Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. The Village Taphouse: Park Royal Village, West Vancouver. Info: 604-922-8882.
Delbrook Park: West Queens Road and Delbrook Avenue, North Vancouver.
Outdoor Movie Night: Shrek will be screened Thursday, Aug. 15 at 8:30 p.m. Free admission, but donations of non-perishable food items or cash will be gladly received for the Harvest Project. John Lawson Park: 750 17th St., West Vancouver. Harmony Arts Festival - Cinema in the Park: An outdoor movie experience at 9 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 9, Grease; Aug. 10, Canadian Anmination. Info: harmonyarts.ca.
West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7407 or westvanlibrary.ca.
Monday Movie Nights: The library will screen movies on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Schedule: Aug. 12, Silver Linings Playbook; Aug. 19, Hope Springs; Aug. 26, Quartet.
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