Mom’s The Word: Remixed
When: Opening weekend
Where: Granville Island Stage
The shockingly funny Moms reunite to share their true, intimate tales of the heartache and joy of parenthood, from bun in the oven to the terrible twos to the terrifying teens. Tix: $25-$45. Info: artsclub.com.

Burton Cummings
When: Friday
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre
Former Guess Who member and Canadian rock veteran plays songs mixes new works from his solo album with material from his previous band. Tix: $74.50-89.50. Info: blvdcasino.com.

Hip Hop versus War and Occupation

When: Saturday & Sunday
Where: Ukrainian Hall, VAG
Fifth annual two-day event features pioneers of Cuban hip hop, Obsesion, and dozens of local and international MCs, DJs, break dancers and graffiti artists. Tix: Free. Info: mawovancouver.org.

Bard on the Beach

When: Ends Saturday
Where: Vanier Park
Vancouver’s popular Shakespeare Festival comes to a close with Othello on Friday and The Comedy of Errors on Saturday. Tix: $18-$34. Info: bardonthebeach.org.

Indian Summer Festival

When: Saturday & Sunday
Where: Robson Square
B.C.’s Aboriginal tourism industry celebrates the traditions, history and revitalization of Aboriginal culture. The event features crafts, food, dancing and entertainment. Info: aboriginalbc.com.

Portobello West

When: Sunday
Where: Rocky Mountaineer Station
More than 110 local artists and designers feature their one-of-a-kind fashion and art in one of Vancouver's most impressive indoor venues. Tix: $2. Info: portobellowest.com.