Our picks this week: Lúnasa, Byron Bertram & The Orchard (After Chekhov)

Lúnasa (Mar 27)

Who: Kay Meek Centre
What: Lúnasa
Where: Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave, North Vancouver)
When: March 27
Why: With more than quarter of a million albums sold since the band formed in 1997, one of Ireland’s most celebrated musical exports comes to North Vancouver in a concert of both traditional and contemporary Irish music. More information at kaymeek.com.

Lúnasa comes to North Vancouver's Kay Meek Centre.
Lúnasa comes to North Vancouver’s Kay Meek Centre.

Byron Bertram: Passport and Prozac (Mar 28-30)

Who: Byron Bertram
What: Passport and Prozac
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver (2837 Cambie St, Vancouver)
When: March 28-30
Why: Vancouver-based comedian Byron Bertram tapes his first comedy album after signing on with 800 Pound Gorilla Records. More information at yukyuks.com.

"How would I describe my type of humor? Confidently vulnerable?" - comedian Byron Bertram
“How would I describe my type of humor? Confidently vulnerable?” – comedian Byron Bertram

The Orchard (After Chekhov) (until April 21)

Who: Arts Club Theatre Company
What: The Orchard (After Chekhov)
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville St, Vancouver)
When: March 21-31
Why: This adaptation of Chekhov’s classic The Cherry Orchard is told through the lens of a Punjabi-Sikh family in the Okanagan Valley, and inspired by playwright Sarena Parmar’s own childhood. More information at artsclub.com.

Munish Sharma, Laara Sadiq, and Andrew Cownden in The Orchard (After Chekhov). Photo by David Cooper.
Munish Sharma, Laara Sadiq, and Andrew Cownden in The Orchard (After Chekhov). Photo by David Cooper.