Argyle Avenue: 1400-1600 Block, West Vancouver.
Harmony Arts Festival - Art Market: A line-up of artists and artisan works selected by a jury team will take over Argyle Avenue July 29, 4-9 p.m. and July 30, 31 and Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca.
Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12: 305 p.m. Info: 604-929-4354 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Promise and Passion: Artist Galen Felde will be exhibiting her paintings until Aug. 31.
BrushStrokes Gallery: Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 11: 30 a.m.-6: 30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11: 30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Buckland Southerst Gallery: 2460 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 6049221915. 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 cafeforcontemporaryart@gmail. com.
Capilano Library: 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Info: 604-987-4471 or www.nvdpl.ca.
Taiwan Sublime: The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office will present a photography exhibition of works by four top photographers from Taiwan until July 31.
Caroun Art Gallery: 1403 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.caroun.net, 778-372-0765 or email@example.com. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.
Call for Painters and Photographers: Artists are invited to send two works for upcoming group exhibitions. Deadline for submissions: Sunday, Aug. 7. Info: www.caroun.net.
Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.centennialtheatre.com.
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.
Heat - Expressions in Glass: An exhibition showcasing glass artwork until Aug. 6.
The Gift Box: Small, impulse-buy gift items will be for sale from Aug. 1 to Jan. 30, 2012.
Afghanistan at a Glance: An exhibit of oil paintings and installations from Middle Eastern artists Reyhaneh Bakhtiari, Guity Adib and Barry Alavi on life in Afghanistan, Aug. 12-27. Opening reception Aug. 11, 7-9 p.m.
The Civic Plaza: Lonsdale Avenue and 14th Street, North Vancouver.
Summer Artisan Craft Fair: Between 15 and 30 local crafters will display and sell their unique handmade items Aug., 13 and 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: www.nvartscouncil.ca/events/craftfairs or 604-988-6844.
Coastal Patterns Gallery: 582 Artisan Lane, 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 presents artwork by Linda Sharp and Roxsane Tiernan until Aug. 31.
District Library Gallery: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: www.nvartscouncil.ca.
The North Vancouver Community Arts Council will present an exhibition of acrylic paintings by Richard Alm until Aug. 10.
Jennifer Lamb will present a photography exhibit titled Photosynthesis: a vivid photographic exhibition of diverse foliage, Aug. 10-Sept. 28 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: 604-925-7266 or www.ferrybuildinggallery.com.
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Harmony Arts Festival - ArtSpeaks and ArtDemos: Talks, demonstrations, workshops, hands-on classes and slide presentations from July 29 to Aug. 7 in the gallery and art tent.
There is a $10 fee for hands-on workshops which require registration in the Ferry Building Gallery office. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca.
Harmony Arts Festival - Showcase Exhibition: Works of ArtSpeaks artists and invited alumni
artists will be on display. This exhibition will open at 6 p.m. on July 29 and run until Aug. 7, 10 a.m-8 p.m. daily. Info: www. harmonyarts.ca.
Harmony Arts Festival - Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge: A traditional three hour Plein Air painting competition where painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a piece of art that they create outdoors, Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Works will be judged and prizes awarded. Fee: $35. Registration: 6049257290. Info: www.harmonyarts. ca.
Painters' Landing: Artists are invited to work, exhibit and sell art on the grass areas at Ambleside Landing and Millenium Park until Oct. 31. Fee: $55 per month. Info: 604-925-7290.
Gallery Jones: 1531 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-926-2233.
Gallery YoYo: 312 East Esplanade, North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 1-5: 30 p.m. or by appointment. Info: 6049832896.
Lynn Valley Library Square: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver.
Summer Artisan Craft Fair: Between 15 and 30 local crafters will display and sell their unique handmade items Aug.
27 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: www.nvartscouncil. ca/events/craft-fairs or 604-988-6844.
The North Shore: Various locations.
Harmony Arts Festival -Juried Group Show: A diverse mixed media show featuring work by renowned local artists. Works will also be shown at the West Vancouver library, Silk Purse and Ferry Building Gallery. These exhibitions will open at 6 p.m. on July 29 and run until Aug. 7, 10 a.m-8 p.m. daily. Info: www.harmonyarts. ca.
Harmony Arts Festival - Studio Tours: Be your own guide and grab a tour map and watch some of the North Shore's artists at work, up close and personal, in their own studios, July 31 and Aug. 7, noon-5 p.m. Maps are available at any festival information area. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca.
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: TuesdaySaturday, noon-5 p.m. Info and registration: 604-990-3700, ext. 8016.
As Dreamt, As Built - Maps and Plans of North Vancouver. An ongoing exhibit of documents that highlight the community's development.
North Vancouver Museum: 209 West Fourth St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-990-3700, ext. 8016 or www. northvanmuseum.ca/.
Entwined Histories: An exhibition of Native arts and artifacts showcasing the collection of Maisie Hurley, a non-native activist, until Nov. 6.
North Vancouver Experience, an ongoing exhibit defining life in North Vancouver.
Presentation House Gallery: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver.
Gallery hours: Wednesday -Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 604-986-1351 or www. presentationhousegall.com. Presentation House Satellite Gallery: 560 Seymour St., Vancouver. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Info: www.satellitegallery. ca.
Not Photographs: Damian Moppett and Andrea Pinheiro's work that uses photographs as canvases will be on display until Aug. 28.
Ron Andrews Community Space: 931 Lytton St., North Vancouver. Info: 6049807182.
Near and Far: Barb Matthews and Lori Tjorham's paintings of local landscapes and landscapes from their travels will be on display until July 31. Matthews' pottery will also be on exhibit.
Dolls in Public Places: An exhibition of dolls by the Coast Character Doll Artists, July 31Sept. 18. Info: 604-929-2336 or 604-984-8540.
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.
Passages, Elements and New Energy: Artist Alice Rich's paintings will be on display until July 31.
Solid Ground: Edna Bardell's paintings of West Coast landscapes focusing on tree patterns will be on display from Aug. 2 to 28. Opening reception: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 7-9 p.m.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver.
Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca.
Harmony Arts Festival: An exhibition of works from the festival's juried group show, July 26-Aug. 7. Opening reception: Wednesday, July 27, 6-8 p.m.
Harmony Arts Festival: The West Vancouver Senior Potters Club will be selling their wares in the front studio of the Silk Purse, July 30, 31, Aug. 6 and 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: www. harmonyarts.ca.
Seasons: Exhibition of oil paintings by Elizabeth McLaren reflecting her love of nature.
Opening reception Tuesday, Aug. 9, 6-8 p.m. Show runs until Aug 21.
Starfire Studio: 6607 Royal Ave., West Vancouver. Info: 604-922-5510 or www. starfireattheferries.com.
Studio Art Gallery at Capilano University: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Studio 195 Gallery: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver.
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.
Call for Photographers: The Lighthouse Park Preservation Society is looking for original images that illustrate fragility and diversity as well as beauty of natural environments for an upcoming exhibition. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org before Aug. 31. Info: 604-469-1651.
West Vancouver Museum: 680 17th St., West Vancouver. Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 604-925-7295 or www. westvancouvermuseum.ca.
Selected Works from the Gordon and Marion Smith collection will be on display until Aug. 27. Admission by donation.
CONCERTS Cates Park: Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver.
Concert Series 2011: Free outdoor concerts Saturdays until Aug. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. Three local bands will perform each evening. Info: www. musart.ca.
Edgemont Village: Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver.
Evenings in Edgemont: Free outdoor concerts will take place Friday evenings (weather permitting) from 7 to 9 p.m. Schedule: July 29, La Candela; Aug. 5, The Sweetpea Swing Band; Aug. 12, Cousin Harley; Aug. 19, The Bobcats
and Aug. 26, Headwater. Info: www.edgemontvillage.com.
Garden Stage: Argyle Avenue and 15th Street, West Vancouver.
Harmony Arts Festival - Late Evening Series: Evening weekend concert performances at 9 p.m. Sip beverages from the wine garden while viewing the show. Dates and performers: July 29, ABRA Cadabra; July 30, The Dustin Bentall Outfit; July 31, Babe Gurr; Aug. 1, Jeremy Fisher; Aug. 5, Jim Byrnes and Aug. 6, Adam Woodall Band.
Info: www.harmonyarts.ca. Harmony Arts Festival - World Music: Music from around the globe. Aug. 6 performers and times: Shona Le MottÃ©e and Tim Readman, 1 p.m.; Doug Towle, 2 p.m.; Ezeadi Onukwulu and One Human Race, 3 p.m.; Pacifika, 4 p.m. and The Rakish Angels, 5: 45 p.m. Aug. 7 performers and times: StringFever, 1 p.m.; Kumbana Marimba, 2 p.m.; Mariachi del Sol, 3 p.m.; Kytami, 4 p.m. and Rumba Calzada, 5: 45 p.m. Info: www. harmonyarts.ca.
John Lawson Park: 750 17th St., West Vancouver.
Harmony Arts Festival - Sunset Concert Series: Free nightly performances at 7: 30 p.m. Dates and performers: July 29, Bobby Bruce's Nearly Neil and The Solitary Band; July 30, Cousin Harley; July 31, The Paperboys; Aug. 1, We Are the City; Aug. 2, Leora Cashe Quartet; Aug. 3, Greg Sczebel; Aug. 4, Tanga; Aug. 5, Headwater; Aug.
6, Aaron Nazrul and The Boom Booms; Aug. 7, Gary Comeau and The Voodoo All Stars. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca.
Harmony Arts Festival - Youth Rock: Four upand -coming bands will perform, Aug. 1, 1-5 p.m. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca.
Lynn Valley Village: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver.
Summer Concert Series: Free outdoor concerts will take place Friday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. Schedule: July 29, The Paperboys; Aug. 5, AJ Woodworth with The Matinee; Aug. 12, Headwater and Aug. 19, Fab Fourever. Info: www.lvca.ca.
Panorama Park: Deep Cove, North Vancouver. Concerts in the Cove: Free outdoor concerts will take place Friday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. Schedule: July 29, VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir; Aug. 5, Locarno and Aug. 12, The Steel Toe Boots.
Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Rocky's: Whytecliff Park, West Vancouver.
Dino Dinicolo will perform an outdoor concert (weather permitting) Friday, July 29, 6-8 p.m.
Shari Ulrich will perform with daughter Julia Graff and Ted Littlemore Aug. 5 at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $14/$20/$25 at 604-990-3474 or online at www.phtheatre.org.
Shipbuilders' Square: 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver.
Concerts in the Square: A free summer concert series featuring cultural performances and contemporary recording artists will take place Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27 with the venue opening at noon and concerts scheduled from 1 to 7 p.m. There will also be displays of original art by local artisans. Info and schedule of performers: www. cnv.org/concertsinthesquare.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info and reservations: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca.
Heart and Soul: Pianist Hey-Jung Oh will perform Thursday, Aug. 4 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
E is for Elegance: Trumpet player Ed Lewis joins vocalist and pianist Ellen Silverman for a morning of classical and baroque music, Aug. 11 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets $12/$15.
Anne MacDonald Studio: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver.
Grand Theft Improv: An improv sketch show that uses audiences suggestions to create 90 minutes of stories, scenes, songs and comedic chaos, the last Sunday of every month at 7 p.m.
Scotia Bank Dance Centre: 677 Davie Street, Vancouver. www.thedancecentre.ca or 604-988-4420.
Industry Dance Training Program: free dance seminars and auditions for training program Sunday, Aug. 7. Auditions 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with speakers from 1-4 p.m. Info: www. industrydanceprogram.com. Limited space, reserve by email: info@industrydanceprogram. com
CLUBS AND PUBS
Bridge Between Pub: 1970 Spicer Rd., North Vancouver. Info: 604-924-1834 or www. bridgebetween.com.
The Eagles Club Starlight Room: 170 West Third St., North Vancouver.
East Side Marios: Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver.
Jack Lonsdale's Pub: 1433 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-986-7333.
Live music every Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m.
La Zuppa: 1544 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-986-6556.
Fiesta Flamenco every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, tapas and wine, 6: 30 p.m., music, 8: 30 p.m.
Memphis Blues: 1629 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 6049293699. Live blues every weekend.
Ocean Club Restaurant and Lounge: 105-100 Park Royal, West Vancouver. Info: 6049262326.
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.
Adam Woodall performs acoustic music every Sunday, 7: 30-11: 30 p.m.
The Raven Pub: 1052 Deep Cove Rd., North Vancouver. Info: www.theravenpub.com.
Adam Woodall performs acoustic music every Thursday, 7: 30-11: 30 p.m.
Red Lion Bar & Grill: 2427 Marine Drive, West Vancouver. Info: 604-926-8838.
Jazz Pianist Randy Doherty will perform every 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: 6049843087. Live music every Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Saltaire Restaurant: 235 15th St., West Vancouver.
Live local jazz every Thursday. Taylor's Crossing: 1035 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Info: 604-986-7899.
Magician every Friday and Sunday, 5 p.m. Children are welcome.
Waves Coffee House: 3050 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver.
The Celtic Medley String Player's Showcase comes to Waves the first Saturday of every month, 8-10 p.m. Free. Anyone interested in performing can phone Doug Medley at 604985-5646.
Britannia Mine Museum: Sea to Sky Highway 99 at Britannia Beach, 45 minutes north of Vancouver.
Mill Concert: Mill concert series with Pepe Danza Saturday, Aug. 6, 7: 30-9: 30 p.m. Tickets $15.
Copper and Fire Festival: Artist demonstrations and exhibitions run Sunday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $13.50-$21, includes museum, free for members.
Ferry Building Landing: 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver.
Summer of Cinema and Song: Free outdoor live music followed by a film will take place on Sundays at 7 p.m. Dates, groups and movies: Aug. 14, Rosco, Factory Girl; Aug. 21, The Metropolitan Concert Band, Big Night and Aug. 28, The Lynn Canyon Band, Mamma Mia.
John Lawson Park: 750 17th St., West Vancouver.
Harmony Arts Festival - Cinema in the Park: An outdoor movie experience at 9 p.m. Dates and movies: July 29, Pollock and Aug. 5, Slumdog Millionaire. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca.
Tent at Harmony Arts Headquarters: 1564 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver.
Harmony Arts Festival - Artists' Circle Evening Celebration: Artists Gordon Smith, Douglas Coupland and other special guests will share stories of friendship and celebrate excellence in the visual arts Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7-10 p.m. Fee: $75. Tickets: www. harmonyarts.ca or 6049257270.