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. Opening reception: Friday, May 11, 7-10 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Capilano Mall: 935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Art Month: A month-long celebration of arts with a visual arts display by local artists will run until May 16. Info: www. nvartscouncil.ca.
Capilano University: Maple Building, 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver.
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.
Group Exhibition: Paintings, photography and sculptures will be on display until May 14.
Casa Del Caffe: 116 East 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-983-2233.
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.
Urban Flaneur: An exhibition that explores the grandeur and densification of urban space with a sculptural installation, acrylic paintings, large scale photomontages and photo conceptual multimedia wall pieces will run until May 12.
Studio -The Abstract Experience: An exhibition of fourteen artists large abstract works on paper will run from May 18 to June 16. Opening reception: Thursday, May 17, 7-9 p.m. 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 artistled 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Those interested will be contacted when dates are finalized.
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 semi-abstract landscape paintings by Ishrat Khan and a variety of 3D mediums by Viven Chiu until May 29.
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.
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.
West Van Grad Show: Mixed media art by Grade 12 students of Collingwood, Mulgrave, Rockridge, Sentinel and West Vancouver secondary schools will be on display until May 13.
A Family Affair: An exhibition of paintings, drawings, illustrations, pottery and photography by Sarah Bastien, Babette, Tristan, Paul and Adrien Deggan will run from May 15 to June 3. Opening reception: Tuesday, May 15, 6-8 p.m. Meet the artists: Saturday, May 19, 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Artists of British Columbia Volume 3 book is now available and sells for $20.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Info: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-913-3634.
On Our Walls: Work by textile artist Fariba Mirzaie will be on display until May 14.
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: 604-987-5612 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.
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.
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.
Start With Art: An exhibition which aims to educate children and cultivate the love of art will run until May 13. Professionals will show their work and share stories about how they became artists. Work will be priced at a kid friendly range and is only available for purchase by kids 16 and younger.
Shift: Artists for Kids Academy students will present an exhibition which showcases artwork of graduating students May 15-21.
Textile Arts: A triennial exhibition featuring work by Capilano University's Textile Arts graduates May 22-27.
Shelton Art /Studios Gallery: 3540 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-922-5356.
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.
A Retrospective: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by the late Ryszard Wojciechowski will run until May 13.
Imprints: Painter Zoe Evamy will show her watercolour works from May 15 to 27. Opening reception: Tuesday, May 15, 6-8 p.m.
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.
Space Emmarts Studio: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604375-0694 or www.emmarts.ca.
Show and Sale: The first Saturday of each month noon-5 p.m.
Studio Art Gallery at Capilano University: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Studio Art Grad Show: Students will display their works of printmaking, sculptures, drawings and paintings until May 11.
Studio 195 Gallery: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: WednesdayFriday, 2-5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment.
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: 6049240122 or www.tartooful.com.
West Vancouver Community Centre: 2121 Marine Dr., West Vancouver.
Spring Art Sale: The North Shore Artist's Guild will hold its annual sale Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be over 300 works of art by more than 90 artists.
West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 6049257407 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.
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-andcoming stars Monday, May 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25.
Deep Cove Coffee House: Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-929-4019.
Jazz Duo: Vocalist Brittni Noble and guitarist Jared Smith will perform a wide variety of tunes Friday, May 11 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. and warm-up acts begin at 7: 30 p.m. Admission: $10 which includes refreshments.
Deep Cove Shaw Theatre: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver.
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts: SFU Woodward's Downtown, 149 West Hastings St., Vancouver.
Shamisen and Odori: A performance of the music and dance of Kabuki May 12, 8 p.m. and May 13, 2 p.m. Admission: $32. Tickets: www.tomoearts.org, www.sfuwoodwards.ca or 604-607-5978.
Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-913-3634.
Benefit Concert: Laurell will share her surf-styled, self penned tunes Friday, May 11, 6: 30 p.m. as part of the Lions Gate Christian Academy's spring gala. Tickets: $30.
Season Finale Concert: The Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra will present an evening of orchestral favourites performed by members of the intermediate orchestra Saturday, May 12 at 7: 30 p.m. Admission by donation.
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.
Mount Seymour United Church: 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver.
Shakespeare in Song: The North Shore Chorus will sing a variety of music written to the words of Shakespeare and his contemporaries Saturday, May 12 at 7: 30 p.m. Admission: $15/$12/$5. Tickets: 604-983-6444, ext. 137, www. nschorus.com or at the door subject to availability.
North Shore Unitarian Church: 370 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver.
Pacific Coliseum: 100 North Renfrew St., Vancouver.
Evening of Inspiration: A celebration of the completion of the Rick Hansen 25th anniversary relay will take place with a live show Tuesday, May 22 at 7: 30 p.m. Admission: $95/$55/$25. Tickets: www. ticketmaster.ca.
Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: www. phtheatre.org or 6049903474.
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.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info and reservations: 6049257292 or www.silkpurse.ca.
Pianist Eugene Skovorodnikov will perform Thursday, May 17 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
Pianist Aryo Wickasono will perform dramatic interpretations of classical music Thursday, May 24 at 10: 30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12.
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.
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. Dropin 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.
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 604-729-6814.
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.
West Vancouver United Church: 2062 Esquimalt Ave., West Vancouver.
The Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir will perform old and new favourites Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. Admission: $25/$22. Tickets: www.vwmc.ca, 604-878-1190 or 604-922-9711.
Capilano University Arbutus Studio: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Info: 604-992-7089.
Serenade: The SoMo Theatre will present a one-act play featuring the music of Tom Waits May16-19 at 8 p.m. Admission by donation at the door.
Deep Cove Shaw Theatre: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-929-3200 or www.deepcovestage.com.
The Love List: A comedy that examines the quest for perfection Wednesdays-Saturdays until May 19 at 8 p.m. Admission: $18/$16. Tickets: www.firstimpressionstheatre.com or 604-929-9456.
Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets and info: 604-990-3474 or www.phtheatre.org.
North Shore Zone Festival of Plays: Amateur theatre companies will compete for a chance in the provincials with six plays in six days until May 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20/$18.
From Away: The story of a woman who returns to her hometown to bury her father and reconnects with every relative she ever had May 24-26 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20.
Capilano University Performing Arts Theatre: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver.
Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.centennialtheatre.com. Box office: 604-984-4484.
Our Celtic Celebration: The Nora Pickett Irish Dance Academy will perform their year end show Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m. Admission: $19/$15.
CLUBS AND PUBS
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: 6049866556.
SFU Philosopher's Cafe: Everyone is welcome to join this discussion with moderator Martin Hunt Wednesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. Topic: The nanny state - should this term really be a pejorative? Info: 778782-8000 or www.philosopherscafe.net.
Fiesta Flamenco every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, tapas and wine, 6: 30 p.m., music, 8: 30 p.m.
Legion #118: 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-1115 or email@example.com.
A Sentimental Journey: The North Shore Stroke Recovery Centre will present a musical performed by stroke survivors Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. Admission by donation.
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. Vocalist Deanna Dubbin will also perform May 4 and 5.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Capilano University Performing Arts Theatre: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-990-7810 or www.capilanou. ca/nscucentre.
Cap Speaker Series: Novelist and screenwriter John Irving will talk about his new novel In One Person Friday, May 18 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets: $30 which includes a copy of the novel. North Vancouver City Library: 120 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-998-3490.
Capilano Universe Lecture Series - Re-thinking the Caribbean: A lecture that explores the complex dimensions of the Caribbean experience and identity though a multi-media presentation highlighting works by Caribbean writers, artists and intellectuals Tuesday, May 15, 7-8: 45 p.m.
Park & Tilford Cineplex Odeon Theatre: 200-333 Brooksbank Ave., North Vancouver.
The North Shore International Film Series: The North Shore Community Arts Council will screen Canadian, independent and foreign films throughout the fall, winter and spring. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen will play Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $11. Info: www. nvartscouncil.ca/events/north-shore-international-film-series or 604-988-6844.
Presentation House Gallery: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver.
Annual General Meeting: Members of the British Columbia Photography and Media Arts Society and the public are invited to the gallery's meeting Thursday, May 17 at 6 p.m.
Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets and info: 604-990-3474 or www.phtheatre.org. Sensation of Magic: Vitaly Beckman's show of suspended reality with object levitation, grand escapes and other feats of illusion May 18 and 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $24.
Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca.
Word Whips: A workshop for all age groups and levels of writers the fourth Tuesday of every month, 6: 30-8: 30 p.m. Admission by donation.
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.
West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7407 or www.westvanlib.org.
Jazz Talks With Neil Ritchie: A series that will focus on the lyricists Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Noel Coward and Dorothy Fields of Tin Pan Alley, Tuesdays, until May 15 at 10: 30 a.m.
Movie Nights at the Library: Screenings will take place Tuesdays at 6: 30 p.m. Schedule: May 15, The Way and May 22, The Artist.
Film Screening: The Gulf Islands Film & Television School will show award winning films made at its school Thursday, May 17, 6-8: 30 p.m. The school will also speak and answer questions about its programs.
SFU Philosopher's Cafe: Everyone is welcome to join this discussion with moderator Randall MacKinnon Friday, May 18, 10: 30 a.m.-noon. Topic: In dealing with the "bad guys," is it ever acceptable or desirable to offend and violate our own values, rules and/or laws? Info: 778-782-8000 or www.philosopherscafe.net.