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GALLERIES Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 778-233-9805 or artemisgallery.ca. Artists for Kids Gallery: 810 West 21st St., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

GALLERIES

Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 778-233-9805 or artemisgallery.ca.

Artists for Kids Gallery: 810 West 21st St., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends from noon to 4 p.m. Info: 604-903-3798 or www.artists4kidscom.

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.

BrushStrokes Gallery: Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. Hours: Sunday, 11: 30 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday, 11: 30 a.m.-6: 30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11: 30 a.m.-7 p.m. Info: www.nsartists.ca.

Members of The North Shore Artists' Guild display a variety of original art including oil paintings, watercolours, acrylics and mixed media on an ongoing basis with new works every month.

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 cafeforcontemporaryart@gmail.com.

Caretakers of Wonder: An exhibition by Mira and Derek Hunter June 22-July 18. Opening reception: Friday, June 22, 7-9 p.m.

Caroun Art Gallery: 1403 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.caroun.net, 778-372-0765 or artgallery@caroun.com. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.

Casa Del Caffe: 116 East 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-983-2233.

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.

Studio -The Abstract Experience: An exhibition of fourteen artists large abstract works on paper will run until June 16.

Slippage: An exhibition that will feature artists Sean Mills, Christopher Donnelly and Merrell Gerber will run from June 22 to July 14. Opening reception: Thursday, June 21, 7-9 p.m. Artist talk: Saturday, June 23, 1-2 p.m.

Coastal Patterns Gallery: 582 Artisan Lane, Bowen Island. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. or by appointment. Info: 604-762-4623, 778-997-9408 or www.coastalpatternsgallery.com.

Cove Creek Gallery: 4349 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver.

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 masks by Meghan Carich and photography by Thom Harvey Kline until July 24. 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.

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council will present paintings by Druh Ireland June 20-Aug. 14. Opening reception: Saturday, June 23, 2-4 p.m.

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.

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 will run until June 17. Meet the artists: Saturday, June 9, 2-3 p.m.

The Magic of Photography: the work of Francine Drouin, Nick Meissner and Nancy Ricker will be on display June 19-July 8. Opening reception: Tuesday, June 19, 6-8 p.m. Meet the artists: Saturday, June 23, 2 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 rpayne@westvancouver.ca.

Painter's Landing: Local artists will 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 gallery@ westvancouver.ca. Info: 604-925-7266.

The Gallery at Artisan Square: 587 Artisan Lane, Bowen Island. Info: 604-947-2454 or www.biac.ca. Hours: Friday-Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

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.

Gleneagles Community Centre: 6262 Marine Dr., West Vancouver.

Everything Royal: In honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, pottery students will hold an exhibition of regal creations until June 16. The public are encouraged to vote for their favourite pieces and there will be a prize-winning ceremony on Saturday, June 16 at 2 p.m.

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 www.gcartstudio@shaw.ca.

Glimpses: Photographer Niloofar Miry's work will be on display until June 29. Artist reception: Saturday, June 16, 3-7 p.m.

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: 3011467 Crown St., North Vancouver. Info: www. nsartists.ca/garyeder or 604-929-4001. 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.

Exhibition: Conceptual artist Iain Baxter& (pronounced Baxterand) will have his work on display from June 17 to Nov. 18.

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.

Exhibition: Conceptual artist Iain Baxter& (pronounced Baxterand) will have his work on display from June 17 to Nov. 18.

North Vancouver Museum: 209 West Fourth St., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 604-987-5612 or www. northvanmuseum.ca.

Exhibition: Conceptual artist Iain Baxter& (pronounced Baxterand) will have his work on display from June 17 to Nov. 18. Opening reception: Sunday, June 17, 1-3 p.m.

North Vancouver Experience, an ongoing exhibit defining life in North Vancouver.

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: 604-986-1351 or www. presentationhousegall.com.

Phantasmagoria: A group photography exhibition showcasing new works by emerging Vancouver artists will run until 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.

Ocean Inspirations: Photographer Dennis Badgley and ceramic artist Ben Lim will display their work until 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.

Larger Than Still Life: An exhibit of Tansy Sverre's large still life acrylic paintings will run until June 24.

Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Info: 6049257292 or www.silkpurse.ca.

Trees and Their Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoats: Sherry Cooper's mixed media work of tree branches will run until June 10.

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.

Shadows and Stories: Deirdre McNeill's oil and acrylic paintings will be on display June 26-July 8. Opening reception: Tuesday, June 26, 6-8 p.m.

Space Emmarts Studio: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-375-0694 or www.emmarts.ca.

Show and Sale: The first Saturday of each month noon-5 p.m.

Starfire Studio: 6607 Royal Ave., West Vancouver. Info: 6049225510 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. 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.

West Vancouver Municipal Hall: 750 17th St., West Vancouver. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8: 30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. Info: 604-925-7290.

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.

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

Amica: 659 Clyde Ave., West Vancouver.

Peter Fisher, British violinist will perform Monday, June 11, 6: 45-7: 45 p.m.

Brackendale Art Gallery Theatre Teahouse: 41950 Government Rd., Brackendale. Info: www. brackendaleartgallery.com or 604-898-3333.

Concert: Singer/songwriter Shari Ulrich will perform with Ted Littlemore and her daughter Julia Graff Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20.

Capilano Mall: 935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver.

Senior Star Competition: Chartwell's annual singing and musical instrument competition will take place Thursday, June 28, 1-3 p.m. Local contestants 65 and older will compete for the opportunity to participate as a top 10 finalist for the finale in November. Info: www.chartwellreit. ca.

Capilano University Performing Arts Theatre: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-990-7810 or www.capilanou. ca/nscucentre.

The Brockton World Music Program will perform Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. Admission: $10. Tickets are available at the school (6049299201) or at the door.

International Jazz Festival: Pierre Bensusan acoustic guitar guru, singer and composer will perform Wednesday, June 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $25/$23.

International Jazz Festival: Brazilian acoustic guitarist and singer/songwriter Marcio Faraco will perform with Philippe Baden Powell on the piano Friday, June 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $28/$26.

Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.centennialtheatre.com. Box office: 604-984-4484.

North Shore Folkfest: A festival that brings together some 20 performance groups reflecting their distinctive cultural heritages June 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. Free. Donations will be accepted at the door in exchange for a chance to win prizes. Info: www.nsfolkfest.com.

Civic Plaza: 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver.

International Jazz Festival: The New Orleans Ale Stars will perform a free concert Saturday, June 23 at 1 p.m.

International Jazz Festival: The Vince Mai Quintet will perform a free concert Saturday, June 30 at 1 p.m.

Deep Cove Coffee House: Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. Info: lindabates@shaw.ca or 6049294019.

Erratica: A Celtic flavoured foursome that sing harmony and play a variety of musical instruments will perform Friday, June 8 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. and warm-up acts start at 7: 30 p.m. Admission: $10 which includes coffee and goodies.

Jack Loucks Court: 145 West First St., North Vancouver. International Jazz Festival: The Andrew Collins Trio will perform a free concert Sunday, June 24 at 1 p.m.

Kiwanis Care Centre: 2444 Burr Pl., North Vancouver.

Peter Fisher, British violinist will perform Tuesday, June 12, 6: 15-7: 15 p.m.

Lynn Valley Library: 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: 604-990-5800 or www.nvdpl.ca.

An Evening of Music at the Library: The Chamber West Woodwind Quintet will perform Wednesday, June 13, 7-8: 30 p.m. Free.

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. Admission by donation. Comedian/actor/storyteller Gary Jones will perform June 8. Mount Seymour United Church: 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver.

The Singspiration Singers a community soul/pop/gospel choir, will perform Saturday, June 16 at 7: 30 p.m. Admission: $20. Tickets: 6049293146. Partial proceeds of ticket sales will be donated to the Kamala Yonzon Taharyli Foundation. Info: www.singspirationsingers.com.

Neptoon Records: 3561 Main St., Vancouver.

The Evaporators will perform for free during Car Free Day Sunday, June 17 at 2 p.m.

North Shore Unitarian Church: 370 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver.

Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: www. phtheatre.org or 6049903474.

International Jazz Festival: The Daniel Lapp Quartet will perform a tribute to Chet Baker and Beyond Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $17/$15.

Jazz at Presentation House Studio: A weekly series embracing the full spectrum of jazz and improvised music Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10 at the door.

Seymour Art Gallery: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-924-1378 or www.seymourartgallery.com.

Off-Site Concert: Classical pianist Ashley Jones will perform Sunday, June 24. Guests will meet at the gallery at 7: 30 p.m. and walk together to a music salon of a Deep Cove residence for an intimate concert. Tickets: $25/$22 which will include a sparkling cocktail.

Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info and reservations: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca.

VISI at the Silk Purse: Vancouver International Song Institute faculty singers will perform with emerging artists of collaborative piano June 14, 21 and 28 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.

The Jazz Waves Festival will run from June 21 to Aug. 25. The event will kick off Thursday, June 21 at 7: 30 p.m. with boogiewoogie pianist Kenny "Blue Boss" Wayne. Schedule: June 23, The K Sisters; June 28, Double Helix; June 30, Kentish Steele and the Shantelles; July 3, SoulTrax; July 5, Malcolm Aiken; July 7, Miles Black Trio; July 10, Paul Plimley Trio; July 14, Lloyd Arntzen; July 19, Hansen, Proznick, Creber and Coon; July 21, Christie Grace; July 26, Susana Abreu and Terra; Aug. 16, Nigel Mack and the Blues Attack; Aug. 18, Armi Grano; Aug. 23, Shannon Gaye and Kristian Alexandrov and Aug. 25, The Twisters. All shows start at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20/$18 which includes a complimentary beverage.

Watercolours: NOVO Ensemble, a trio of women featuring flute, cello and piano will perform Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $15/$12.

Traditional Teahouse: 1552 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-551-1642.

Talent Show: All with talent are invited to participate and watch a live local show every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission: $5. Performance application fee: $10.

The Venue: 881 Granville St., Vancouver.

The Evaporators will open for The Cribs Monday, June 18 at 10 p.m.

West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7407 or www.westvanlib.org.

Music at the Library: Sophia Rei will perform Friday, June 22 at 7: 30 p.m. as part of the Jazz Festival.

West Vancouver United Church: 2062 Esquimalt Ave., West Vancouver.

Close Encounters: The Vancouver International Song Institute faculty will perform a programme of vocal and choral music Sunday, June 10, 8 p.m. Admission: $25/$20/$10. Tickets: www. brownpapertickets.com or cash at the door.

THEATRE

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. Tickets: $10.

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.

North Shore Neighbourhood House: 225 East Second St., North Vancouver.

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and Something Blue: Monologues, sketch comedy and short plays will be performed by theatre and drama students of the North Shore Neighbourhood House Monday, June 25 at 7 p.m. Admission by donation.

Theatre at Hendry Hall: 815 East 11th St., North Vancouver. Reservations: 604-983-2633 or www.northvanplayers.ca.

Sensational Sixtieth Showcase Cabaret: North Vancouver Community Players will celebrate 60 years with a production Saturday, June 23 at 5, 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets: $15. There will also be a garden party on the grounds from 1: 30 to 5 p.m. with tea, sandwiches and strolling minstrels.

DANCE

Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.centennialtheatre. com. Box office: 604-984-4484.

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.

Light Up the Floor: RNB Dance will perform Friday June 22 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $19/$11. Dance Inferno: RNB Dance will perform Saturday, June 23 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $20/$11.

Celebration on Tap: Vancouver Tap Dance Society will perform their year end showcase Sunday, June 24 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20.

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

Beans on Lonsdale: 1804 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-2326. Live music every Thursday, 8 p.m.

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: 604-929-3699. Live blues every weekend.

Narrows Pub: 1979 Spicer Rd., North Vancouver.

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.

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 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.

Waves Coffee House: 3050 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver.

The Celtic Medley Song and String Player's Showcase comes to Waves the first Saturday of every month, 7: 30-9: 30 p.m. Free. Anyone interested in performing can phone Doug Medley at 604-985-5646.

OTHER EVENTS

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.

Journey of a Dream: A free film screening and talk with filmmaker Shenpenn Khymsar Saturday, June 9, 3-6 p.m. Donations welcomed.

Open Mic: Actors, musicians, poets and spoken word artists are invited to take the microphone every second and last Friday of the month from 7 to 9: 30 p.m.

New Works: Readings of new work by local playwrites every third Thursday, 7-9: 30 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. Post-show there will a chance to mingle with the artists. Admission: $159.

Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7292 or www. silkpurse.ca.

North Shore Cric Crac Storytelling Evenings presented by the Vancouver Society of Storytelling take place the first Sunday of every month, 7-9 p.m. Admission: $7/$5.

West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7407 or www.westvanlib.org.

SFU Philosopher's Cafe: Everyone is welcome to join this discussion with moderator Randall MacKinnon Friday, June 15, 10: 30 a.m.-noon. Topic: Do you think reality TV shows are more likely to inspire and elevate people, or more likely to make them feel passive and less worthy? Info: 778-782-8000 or www. philosopherscafe.net.

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