Vancouver is filled with great culture. Explore it.

You know when you open up The Georgia Straight to find out what’s happening in Vancouver and end up feeling totally overwhelmed? Well Music on Main’s Culture Calendar is here to help! Artistic Director David Pay has carefully chosen a list of super events to experience in Vancouver. more…

Whether you’re looking for a theatrical diversion or a blockbuster art show, some new dance or a classical concerto, the Culture Calendar is a list of must-see events that you’ll be happy to experience. Check back whenever you’re looking for a hit of culture; Dave updates his picks whenever he hears of something intriguing. less…

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interesting things going on in the community...

Canteen Concert: Diamanda La Berge Dramm

Mar 31 2020

The Post at 750

Learn more about who Diamanda La Berge Dramm is as a violinist at Music on Main's version of a kitchen party.

The Big Picture: The Violin Today

Apr 01 2020

The Post at 750

Hear perspectives on the evolution of the violin, and where it’s going in 2020 and beyond.

Revival Hour with CBC Music’s “In Concert”

Apr 02 2020

Studio One, CBC

In this CBC Music and Music on Main collaboration, the Revival Hour uncovers long-overlooked composers.

The Big Picture: The Creative Process

Apr 07 2020

The Post at 750

Get an inside look at Diamanda La Berge Dramm’s residency with Music on Main.

Concurrence Gathering

Apr 09 2020

8EAST and the Skwachàys Lodge

Concurrence Gatherings, concerts, talks and story sharing events, pair emerging DTES Small Arts Grants recipients and DTES Indigenous Artists with NOW Society Musicians.

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

May 07 - 17, 2020

Mind-expandind and enlightening, DOXA brings the world’s greatest documentaries to Vancouver.

Concurrence Gathering

May 14 2020

8EAST and the Skwachàys Lodge

Concurrence Gatherings, concerts, talks and story sharing events, pair emerging DTES Small Arts Grants recipients and DTES Indigenous Artists with NOW Society Musicians.

In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art

Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020

Museum of Anthropology: Elspeth McConnell Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks

Featuring immersive storytelling and innovative design, this exhibition at MOA brings together more than 110 historical Indigenous artworks.

The Kessler Academy 2020

Aug 15 2020

Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music)

This intergenerational project is dedicated to keeping classical music alive in the 21st century.