The Orpheum Theatre presents the music of Italy's Giuseppe Verdi and Germany's Richard Wagner March 23, in celebration of the bicentennial of their birth in 1813. In anticipation of the concert, members of the Vancouver Bach Choir and UBC Opera Ensemble performed at Tom Lee Music on Granville Street Wednesday afternoon under the direction of conductor and music director Leslie Dala. For more information on Saturday's concert, visit vancouverbachchoir.com.
The Burnaby Lyric Opera wants to introduce you to Guiseppe Verdi (or, Joe Green, if you're a Victor Borge fan).
Artists workshop series, for young, old, emerging and established artists, at the Burnaby Art Gallery's Fireside Room. Learn about grant writing in a two-day workshop, Nov. 17 & 24, 1 to 4 p.m., led by independent curator, writer and arts administrator, Allison Collins. Also, learn about social media and marketing with freelance theatre publicist Rebecca Coleman, who will help you develop a strategic approach. Nov. 18, 1: 30 to 4 p.m. Workshops are $15. To register, call 604-297-4422 or visit www.burnaby.ca/ webreg. Info, www.burnaby artgallery.ca.
Minoru Chapel Opera is setting up a special encounter between Richmond music lovers and 19th century opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.
Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: TuesdaySunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 778-233-9805 or artemisgallery.ca.
Matthew Asari, 11, inspects his motorized elevator built during Capilano University's March Break camp, Lego Robotics Intermediate: Motorized Machines. The camp gave participants a variety of interactive learning options.
Artemis Gallery: 104C4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: TuesdaySunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 778-233-9805 or artemisgallery.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.
The leaves are turning - which must mean it's time for the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra to begin its concert season at Massey Theatre.