Our picks this week: VSO100 Centennial Celebration Gala & Story Story Lie Championships

VSO100 Centennial Celebration Gala (June 11)

Who: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
What: VSO100 Centennial Celebration Gala
Where: Orpheum Theatre (601 Smithe St, Vancouver)
When: June 11
Why: Canadian tenor and broadcaster Ben Heppner hosts as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) celebrates its milestone year with music from Bach, Bernstein, Morlock, Mozart, Rachmaninov, and more. Along with the performances, the evening will feature a tribute to 100 “symphony heroes” who have helped shaped the VSO to where it is today. More information at vancouversymphony.ca.

Maestro Otto Tausk leads the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in the VSO’s 100th Anniversary Gala.
Maestro Otto Tausk leads the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in the VSO’s 100th Anniversary Gala.

Story Story Lie: Championships (June 12)

Who: Story Story Productions
What: Story Story Lie: Championships
Where: Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway, Vancouver)
When: June 12
Why: The six winners from this year’s series return for a final performance this season for the championship round, and the coveted Story Story Lie trophy. Can you spot the liar? More information at storystorylie.com.

The winners return in a bid to be this year's Story Story Lie champion.
The winners return in a bid to be this year’s Story Story Lie champion.