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ENTERTAINMENT $99.50. BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Blvd. Tickets 1-855-9855000. X Map 1: D6 RUSH Hard-rockin’ Canadians Geddy Lee, Neil Peart and Alex Lifeson celebrate their 40th anniversary with a North American tour (Jul 17). 8 pm. $30.50-$140.50. Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way. Tickets 1-855-9855000.  Map 1: D6 DANCE The best way to explore a new place? Go straight to the locals. And in picturesque Howe Sound, the residents just happen to be harbour seals. Snorkel and kayak the tranquil waters of a nearby seal colony with Sea Dragon Charters (page 82), and keep cameras ready for snaps of other wildlife, including eagles and sea birds. Before the return trip, refuel with a BBQ lunch in a setting that’s as stunning as it is sociable. —Jill Von Sprecken Parade (Aug 2). 604-687-0955. www.vancouverpride.ca WANDERLUST Find your inner peace at this festival of mindful living in nearby Whistler. Each day features yoga, meditation and outdoor activities. Nights include musical performances by the likes of Nahko and Medicine for the People, Michael Franti, and Sarah Neufeld (Jul 30-Aug 3). www.wanderlust.com Map 2: A8 WATERFRONT CINEMA AT CANADA PLACE Bring lawn chairs and blankets and watch free movies starring Canadian talent (Jul 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6, 13, 20, 27). Shows start at dusk. Shows will be cancelled in case of rain. Outdoors at Canada Place. www.canadaplace.ca/events/water front_cinema Map 1: B6 CONCERTS 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER Australian pop-punk rockers (Jul 25). 7:30 pm. $32.50-$79.50. Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way. Tickets 1-855-9855000.  Map 1: D6 DANZIG Doom-driven heavy metal (Jul 27). 8 pm. $35-$47.50. Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St. at Dunsmuir. Tickets 1-855-985-5000. X Map 1: C6 ENCHANTED EVENINGS CONCERT SERIES Hear music in a beautiful garden setting (Jul-Aug). Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, 578 Carrall St. 604-662-3207. www.vancouver chinesegarden.com  Map 1: C7 IMAGINE DRAGONS Rhythm-driven rock from the award-winning band (Jul 30). 7 pm. $29.50-$69.50. Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way. Tickets 1-855-985-5000.  Map 1: D6 JOURNEY Expect to hear classic rock hits such as “Separate Ways” and “Don’t Stop Believin’” (Jul 11). 7:30 pm. $25-$125. Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way. Tickets 1-855-9855000.  Map 1: D6 ONE DIRECTION English-Irish pop superstars (Jul 17). 7 pm. $59.50- SUNDAY AFTERNOON SALSA AT ROBSON SQUARE This annual series of free outdoor salsa dances is open to everyone (Jul 5, 12, 19, 26; Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30). Lessons 3 pm, dance performances 5 pm. Robson Square, corner of Robson and Howe. www.sunday afternoonsalsa.com Map 1: C5 SPECTATOR SPORTS BC LIONS FOOTBALL Vancouver’s CFL team roars into action vs Saskatchewan (Jul 10), Toronto (Jul 24), Edmonton (Aug 6). 7 pm. BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Blvd. Tickets 604-589-ROAR (7627). www.bclions.com X Map 1: D6 VANCOUVER CANADIANS BASEBALL Vancouver’s Northwest League team vs Spokane (Jul 1-3), Salem-Keizer (Jul 9-13), Eugene (Jul 18-22), Tri-City (Jul 23-25). Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, 4601 Ontario St. 604-8725232. www.canadiansbaseball.com Map 4: E4 VANCOUVER WHITECAPS SOCCER The local MLS team takes on Sporting Kansas City (Jul 12). 6 pm. San Jose Earthquakes (Jul 26). 4 pm. BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Blvd. 604-669WAVE (9283). www.whitecapsfc .com X Map 1: D6 O CANADA Grab a flag, don some red and white gear, and get ready to belt out the national anthem on Jul. 1, our country’s 148th birthday. See page 70 for Canada Day celebrations. 74 where.ca // J U LY 2015 PHOTO COURTESY SEAPROOFTV Chum Around DANCING ON THE EDGE FESTIVAL The 27th annual festival of innovative dance features dozens of performances in mixed programs and full-length works by companies and choreographers from around the world, including Paul-André Fortier, Colleen Lanki and Justine A. Chambers (Jul 2-11). Single performance $22-$28. Various venues. Tickets 604-689-0926. www. dancingontheedge.org