Metro Vancouver calendar for February 2018. Best festivals, fun things to do, BC Family Day, Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year Celebrations, shows & events, weekend fairs, free kids' activities in Vancouver, BC - Chinese New Year Festival & Celebrations

February 1, 2018

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Downtown Public Space & Public Life Study (Winter Edition)

Volunteer for the Places for People Downtown. Public Space & Public Life Study

Vancouver | UBC Robson Square | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Ideas Series. Artist Talk: Annie Dorsen

Annie Dorsen (Spokaoke) works in a variety of forms: theatre, film, dance. Her art ranges from participatory pop-political to algorithmic performance

Vancouver | The Post at 750 | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Lecture | Free

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Thursday Lunch Time Tours

Join CAG Visitor Coordinator Julia Lamare for a free lunch time tour of the current exhibitions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:30 am to 1:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Ideas Series. Artist Talk: Antonio Sánchez

Famed percussionist Antonio Sánchez (BiRDMAN: LiVE) discusses his experience drumming and composing for film scores, the current state of jazz drumming, and more

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Industry Series. Pushoff Mixer

PushOFF, produced by Theatre Replacement in partnership with Company 605, is an independent, curated platform of tour-ready projects and works in development by Canadian artists, taking place February 1 and 2.

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Lecture

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Blind Cinema - Britt Hatzius (England/Germany)

From theatre artist Britt Hatzius, here’s a chance to see the world through someone else’s eyes. Audience members are seated in a theatre, with a row of children behind them, and together they experience a movie

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 5:40 pm | Film

A Deeper Dive Into Family Friendly Affordable Housing

Join us for the 2nd Built City Speaker Series Event, 2017-18: Explore with professionals how affordable housing is being built in Metro Vancouver

Vancouver | Museum of Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

7 Stories You Need to be Using Now

Story Academy Vancouver MAKE A BIGGER IMPACT! If your messages aren't reaching the right people - floating out there in the vast ocean alone - it means you're missing out on the power of stories

Vancouver | XYYVR | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Chocolate Lover’s Ultimate Class – Desserts for Valentine’s

Chocolate is the ultimate romantic ingredient! This class is a must if you’re looking to cook the most decadent, and easy, chocolate desserts!

Vancouver | Kensington Community Center | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Cooking

The Vancouver Pancakes & Booze Art Show

Vancouver's Premier Underground Art Show

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Foxconn Frequency (no. 3): For three visible Chinese performers

Wildly eccentric and marked by an infectious sense of play, this is a deconstructive take on piano pedagogy, manufacturing ethics, and the relationship between labour and sound

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Maureen Gruben. Qulliq: In Darkness, Light

The Libby Leshgold Gallery is pleased to present Qulliq: In Darkness, Light, a solo exhibition of new work by Maureen Gruben

Vancouver | Libby Leshgold Gallery | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Radical Readings

Matthew Gindin are starting a five-part course at the Peretz Centre in February called "Radical Readings". The course will look at traditional Jewish texts from the areas of Tanakh, Talmud, Halacha, and Hasidic Thought

Vancouver | Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Books

Chocolatl: The Ancient Drink of Gods

Come experience chocolate like never before! Experience a guided tour of our exhibition Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City, then join us as we take you on a journey of authentic chocolate drinks, customs and history

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop

Canucks vs. Blackhawks at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: King Arthur's Night

Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in this tale of love, honour and war

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:50 pm | Theatre

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

UBC Opera - La Cenerentola

The impoverished Don Magnifico dreams of rich suitors for his daughters while Prince Ramiro is searching for a bride. Mistaken identities and disguises cause confusion but in the end, Cinderella repays wickedness with kindness

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

ALT Fest. Sarah Hagen: Perk UP, Pianist!

A one-woman sit-down musical comedy show. Pairing anecdotes with music, Perk UP, Pianist! takes you deep inside the world of a classical musician as she shares her earnest efforts to keep her spirits up in the midst of troublesome times!

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Dance Centre presents Daina Ashbee

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Daina Ashbee - Pour

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Quiet City #39: Castle Excellent/John Krausbauer/Kaori Suzuki

Quiet City is a series of concerts in Vancouver, focused on live performances of experimental, electronic and improvised music in a comfortable and intimate setting. Established in January 2010, we are now in our ninth year of programming

Vancouver | The Toast Collective | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Screening Movie

Organizer: Vancouver Iranian Film

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 11:15 pm | Film

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dublin Oldschool. Project Arts Centre

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts, he stumbles across his brother Daniel, an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Birdman Live

Mexican percussionist, composer and five-time Grammy®-winner Antonio Sánchez performs his unique and vibrant percussion-only score live-to-picture with a screening of Birdman, which won the Oscar® for Best Picture in 2015

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

One Human Race Afrika Collective 2018 Album Preview Party

Come and experience a BHM/African Heritage Month opening event like never before!

Vancouver | Calabash Bistro | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Dance

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Performing Arts | Free

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Daughter - QuipTake & Pandemic Theatre

What are you willing to forgive? You’ll find yourself asking that question as you watch comedian Adam Lazarus’s harrowing yet hilarious show

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 11:40 pm | Performing Arts

February 2, 2018

Fri

Creative Mornings: Michael Unger

Michael Unger has been an astronomy educator for over 11 years. He is the co-founder of Nerd Nite Vancouver, an informal monthly bar lecture series now going into its 4th year

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:30 am to 10:00 am | Lecture | Free

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Introduction to Mindful Parenting

Family & Child Counselling Program @ Richmond Public Health 烈治文衛生署 - 家庭及兒童心理輔導部

Richmond | Richmond Public Health | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Workshop | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Critical Ideas: Contemporary Indigenous Women’s Performance

Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Lecture | Free

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Hoobiyee 2018 - Ts'amiks Edition

Save the date! Planning is underway! Be good to see it all come together successfully again to celebrate the Nisga'a New Year

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Dance | Free

Free Cap Classics Concert. Tung & Bedzvin Duo

Unique combination of erhu/Chinese violin & cello, Chinese & Ukrainian vocal styles, acoustic & electronic processing, folk songs & original compositions

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 11:45 am to 12:45 am | Music | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Faculty Cup 2018

Brought to you by the AMS and UBC Recreation, Faculty Cup is a tournament pitting 14 faculties/ schools against each other. It’s a fun, fast, one-day campus-wide tournament that you really don't want to miss out on.

Vancouver | University of British Columbia | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Performing Arts

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 12:30 am to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Body Soul & Spirit Expo

If you are seeking options to improve your life, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, expand your consciousness, or improve your health, there are a lot of choices to consider

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Winter Acro Festival 2018

Come play in Vancouver’s booming AcroYoga scene at Winter Acro Festival!

Vancouver | St Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

China’s policy towards East Asia after the 19th Party Congress

At the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party, Xi Jinping made it clear that he would lead China into a new era and, by implication, put an end to the Dengist period of ‘opening up and reform’ as well as ‘hiding capabilities and bidding for time’

Vancouver | UBC Centre for Chinese Research | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Lecture | Free

2018 Vancouver Taboo Show

Come see me at the Hanky Panky Taboo Booth from Feb 2nd to the 4th and book your Hanky Panky Party and recieve a Tabbo Trade Show special toy!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 5:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

plastic orchid factory presents: where this lives now

where this lives now is a continuation of a live archival conversation-work between Angie Cheng, James Gnam and Tedd Robinson that explores the nature of legacy in dance

Vancouver | Left of Main | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Performing Arts

Calabria Italy Dinner Class

Join us for a 4 course culinary tour through Calabria, Italy as Chef Kristoff guides your tastes buds through the refreshing authentic cuisine

Maple Ridge | Golden Ears Cheesecrafters | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

2018 Competition Showcase

The Arts Connection School of Dance competition team is gearing up for a busy competition season

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 6:45 pm to 8:15 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Academy of Music Choral & Brass Programs: Music of the Sister Queens

Queen Mary II of England and her sister Anne had a tumultuous relationship. Though eventually estranged, their legacies are connected by the lasting masterpieces written for their courts by the most renowned composers of the day

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music | Free

Love Birds Painting Paint & Sip Night – Snacks Included

We’re scheduling one of our all time favorite and most popular paintins – Love Birds. Our teachers will always work with you to create a unique-to-you painting so even if you’ve painted this before it will be different each time based on colour choices an

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:35 pm | Theatre

pARTy at Place des Arts: Night of the Arts

Inspire your heart with art - join us for our third annual Night of the Arts... for adults only! Take part in two innovative visual and/or performing art workshops of your choice led by professional teachers

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Return of Neüterhead Rock Charity Show!

Neüterhead Returns with its 4th every animal charity event!

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: King Arthur's Night

Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in this tale of love, honour and war

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:50 pm | Theatre

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

UBC Opera - La Cenerentola

The impoverished Don Magnifico dreams of rich suitors for his daughters while Prince Ramiro is searching for a bride. Mistaken identities and disguises cause confusion but in the end, Cinderella repays wickedness with kindness

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Janusz Olejniczak Plays Chopin

Award-winning Polish pianist, Janusz Olejniczak, will play two recitals with different programmes. In each concert, he will play the first half on a 19th-century fortepiano and the second half on a modern Steinway

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

ALT Fest. SNAFU Theatre: Little Orange Man

Prepare yourself for Kitt the Kinder-Whisperer! She’s a high-octane Danish girl whose greatest delight comes from re-enacting her grandfather’s grisly folk tales to young neighborhood children

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Booker T. Jones

Legendary R&B, funk, Memphis soul artist; Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee, and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different - a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer

2013 Sirius XM Blues Act of the year and growing Vancouver blues phenom 'The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer’ create a huge sound of primal toe-tapping blues with a harmonica, a guitar and some fine foot percussion. With opening act Terminal Station

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Dance Centre presents Daina Ashbee

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Daina Ashbee - Pour

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Dickie Beau: Cris Derksen Trio

The music of cellist and composer Cris Derksen bears the mark of a true original

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

歡樂春節 新年戲曲晚會 Peking Opera

Peking Opera will be at the Molson Canadian Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on February 2, 2018. If you're interested in Peking opera which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics, purchase your tickets now

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Opera

Uh Oh! A YTV Burlesque Show Ft. Scott Yaphe (aka Wink Yahoo)

Get slimed with nostalgia and watch an adults-only burlesquified LIVE episode of Uh Oh! hosted by YTV‘s Scott Yaphe… aka the Original Wink Yahoo!!!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Portugal. The Man With guests Hollerado

American indie rock/psychedelic rock band founded in Wasilla, Alaska in 2004 and based in Portland, Oregon

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

UBC Trumpet Studio Fundraising Recital

Come hear the members of the UBC trumpet studio play and support our upcoming trip to the International Trumpet Guild Conference

Vancouver | Roy Barnett Recital Hall | Music

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dublin Oldschool. Project Arts Centre

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts, he stumbles across his brother Daniel, an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Brent Butt

Born in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Brent Butt discovered early that being funny was a good way to get attention. Brent honed his comedy in school and began pursuing a career in stand-up at the age of 20

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Drive-By Truckers With Guest Lilly Hiatt

Southern rock band, on tour to support their latest release “American Band”

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Off Broadway. VCC Faculty Series #2 John Korsrud

Vancouver Community College's (VCC) Music department proudly introduces Off Broadway, a VCC faculty concert series exploring the history, culture, and timeless sounds of jazz and classical music

Vancouver | Vancouver Community College | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Spokaoke - Annie Dorsen (USA)

For this night of karaoke, Annie Dorsen has put together a selection of numbers like no other. There’s no Gloria Gaynor, no Queen or Taylor Swift. In their place are some other greats—artists who have gone down in history for their passion, their eloquenc

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts

Soohan with Barisone and S2

After a very successful 2015 and 2016, Soohan is ready to take his music to the next level in 2017

Vancouver | Celebrities Underground | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Higher Brothers Journey To The West

Higher Brothers bring their Journey To The West North American Tour to Happy Ending Fridays February 2nd

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Music

February 3, 2018

Sat

Downtown Public Space & Public Life Study (Winter Edition)

Volunteer for the Places for People Downtown. Public Space & Public Life Study

Vancouver | UBC Robson Square | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Winter Acro Festival 2018

Come play in Vancouver’s booming AcroYoga scene at Winter Acro Festival!

Vancouver | St Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre | 9:30 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Michaels Kids Club: Weekly Crafting Fun. Valentine’s Day Love Bugs

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in

Vancouver | Michaels | 10:00 am to 12:00 am | Kids

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Craft Fair

What an amazing turn out. We have 25 vendors for February 3. Come on out and support local businesses. Looking forward to seeing you all there

Vancouver | 26607 Fraser Hwy | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

Winter Wander 2018

A family fun event!

Vancouver | Vanier Park | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Introduction to Oils (Part 1)

Get started in oils with a simple working method that includes colour mixing, palette knife uses, and learning how to use an underpainting to help design your painting

Port Coquitlam | Colours Artists Supplies and Framing Port | 10:30 am to 1:00 pm | Visual Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Industry Series. Symposium: Field Notes

PuSh’s curatorial team, industry delegates and visiting artists share provocations, inspirations and notes from the field. The morning focus is on the art and how performance is responding to the political moment

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Lecture

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Winter Wander Feb 3rd 2018

Hey Everyone we are performing at this years Winter Wander at the Vancouver Maritime Museum! Show at 11am!!!

Vancouver | Vancouver Maritime Museum | 11:00 am to 12:03 am | Family

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Hoobiyee 2018 - Ts'amiks Edition

Save the date! Planning is underway! Be good to see it all come together successfully again to celebrate the Nisga'a New Year

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Dance | Free

2018 Vancouver Taboo Show

Come see me at the Hanky Panky Taboo Booth from Feb 2nd to the 4th and book your Hanky Panky Party and recieve a Tabbo Trade Show special toy!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 12:00 am to 11:59 pm | Show

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Black History Month Kick-off

Based on his creation, the dancer will awaken the participant's senses for and through African singing, dancing, and music

Vancouver | The Wise Hall Lounge | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Dance

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

First Saturday Open Art Studios - Meet Artists in their Studios

We are part of First Saturday Open Studios which means we throw open the doors of the studio on the First Saturday of each month.

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ghosts, Entities and Spirits - Speaking Event

Rescuing an Earth-Bound Ghost is a gift few have been blessed with. Dr. Jayne Gibson is an expert in Ghost Rescue services and clearing negative energy from homes and businesses

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Lecture

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 12:30 am to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Vanier Park Honour Band Concert

Vanier Park Honour Band brings together two of VAM’s core values – musical excellence and community awareness – by assembling the finest and most musically ambitious young woodwind, brass, and percussion players from the Greater Vancouver Area

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Music | Free

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:35 pm | Theatre

High Tea at Irving House

Join us at Irving House as we learn about this staple in Canadian homes and enjoy a proper sitting of this tradition

New Westminster | Irving House | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Workshop

12th Annual Milkshake Party!

Everyone is Welcome! Crazy its 12 years of My annual Milkshake gathering to say Thank You to all of my clients, Colleagues, and Friends! Your continued support and inspiration is greatly appreciated

Vancouver | Wendy D Photography | 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Party

Ruined

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Dublin Oldschool. Project Arts Centre

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts, he stumbles across his brother Daniel, an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Body Soul & Spirit Expo

If you are seeking options to improve your life, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, expand your consciousness, or improve your health, there are a lot of choices to consider

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

CAG Curatorial Tour - Nigel Prince

Join CAG Executive Director, Nigel Prince for a free guided tour of Brent Wadden: 'Two Scores' as part of the downtown galleries tour with Audain Gallery

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Finding the Oracle Within

Finding the Oracle Within with Sacred Vision Oracle Cards a Workshop with Lynn V. Andrews

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Workshop

Sleeping Beauty Dreams by Amaranta Leyva

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 4:00 pm to 5:35 pm | Theatre

African Fashion & Arts Movement Vancouver

The Movement is REAL, and it's taking Vancouver by storm. African designers from the lower mainland and various parts of Canada and the USA are coming together to showcase the true collaboration of art in it's purest form: L I V E

Vancouver | PAL Studio Theatre | Performing Arts

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Dancing with Desserts

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Phyllis Salter Piano Competition Finals

Highlighting VAM’s most outstanding high-school pianists, the Phyllis Salter Piano Competition honours the accomplishments of young students through tuition scholarships and top-of-school recognition

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Tenderly Industrial Vol I Release Show

A night of acoustic guitar soli to celebrate the release of the tape compilation Tenderly Industrial featuring all 5 contributing artists

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Performing Arts

To Life! L'chiam!

To Life - Le Chaim! Stars of the Jewish Culture in Gala Concert

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Canucks vs. Lightning at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

4 Quarter and The Translators Live at Blue Light Sessions

4 quarter is a four piece modern age rock band from the greater Vancouver area! Mixing rock backbeats with modern melodic hooks, 4 quarter songs explore the more cynical side of the modern era with traditional pop melodies

Vancouver | Blue Light Studio | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: King Arthur's Night

Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in this tale of love, honour and war

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:50 pm | Theatre

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

UBC Opera - La Cenerentola

The impoverished Don Magnifico dreams of rich suitors for his daughters while Prince Ramiro is searching for a bride. Mistaken identities and disguises cause confusion but in the end, Cinderella repays wickedness with kindness

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Light in Winter Concert #2 – Henderson & Erez

Or Shalom's "Light in Winter" Concert Series February 3, 2018 featuring guitarists Ed Henderson & Itamar Erez. Come join us in the warmth of friends for this event

Vancouver | Or Shalom Synagogue | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

STéLOUSE at The Biltmore Cabaret

Electronic music producer, performer and artist from Denver

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Issamba: African ROOTS The Ultimate Experience

You are cordially invited to an unforgettable evening of African roots music & dance with ISSAMBA!

Vancouver | The Wise Hall Lounge | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Sasha Boldachev, Russian harp virtuoso

Sasha Boldachev is a an internationally recognized Russian-Swiss musician, harpist, composer, improviser and teacher

Vancouver | Roy Barnett Recital Hall | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Janusz Olejniczak Plays Chopin

Award-winning Polish pianist, Janusz Olejniczak, will play two recitals with different programmes. In each concert, he will play the first half on a 19th-century fortepiano and the second half on a modern Steinway

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Mid-Winter Dance Party

Shake off the winter blues with dancing to live music from rock ’n’ roll oldies to the latest hits. The Kay Meek Studio Theatre is transformed into a dance hall with live music, cash bar, savoury treats and lots more!

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Remi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble: Swingin’ with Oscar

Known as a musician’s musician, Rémi Bolduc’s eclectic yet eloquent playing style has put him at the forefront of modern saxophone mastery

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

The Dance Centre presents Daina Ashbee

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Daina Ashbee - Pour

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Masterworks Diamond - Symphonie espagnole

The complex beauty of VSO Composer-in-Residence Jocelyn Morlock’s Earthfall kicks off a concert that also features exceptional French violinist Alexandra Soumm’s take on French composer Edouard Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Eternal Tides - Legend Lin Dance Theatre (Taiwan)

The Eternal Tides is a momentous occasion - an adventure in beauty unlike anything seen before on the PuSh stage. In her Canadian debut, choreographer Lin Lee-Chen folds age-old rituals, customs and ceremonial rites into her radical vision, and the result

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner The Queen of Rock N Roll

Presented by: Simply The Best Talent As seen on Oprah and Ellen - World Rock N Roll Tribute Artist Champion Luisa Marshall brings her spectacular show with her band and dancers to The Massey Theatre

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Portugal. The Man With guests Hollerado

American indie rock/psychedelic rock band founded in Wasilla, Alaska in 2004 and based in Portland, Oregon

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

SiriusXM Alt Nation Presents: Milky Chance - Blossom Tour With guest Lewis Capaldi

Milky Chance is a German folk group originating from Kassel. It consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Clemens Rehbein, DJ and producer Philipp Dausch, and guitarist Antonio Greger

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

ALT Fest: Hello Baby

An Instructional Lecture by a First Time, Semi-Competent Father

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Dublin Oldschool. Project Arts Centre

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts, he stumbles across his brother Daniel, an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers a male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A Show for all genders… 19+ only

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturday f. Ivan Decker

The Comedy Basement Saturday Showcase features a lineup of Vancouver's funniest professional & up-and-coming stand up comics every Saturday night at Goldies!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Dickie Beau: Cris Derksen Trio

The music of cellist and composer Cris Derksen bears the mark of a true original

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

JAIAquarian's Shake yr Sunshine Release Party

Shake yr Sunshine is a chance to bask in the Aquarian Age with an all Aquarian line-up to celebrate the release of JAIAquarian's Shake yr Sunshine EP

Vancouver | Royal Canadian Legion Branch 179 | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Grandtheft: Square One Tour with Wuki

Toronto Producer Grandtheft returns to Vancouver to bring his Square One Tour to Venue

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Benny Benassi at Celebrities

One of the true pioneers of dance music, Benny Benassi makes his return to Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Club PuSh Closing Night Concert

Celebrate the closing night of the 2018 PuSh Festival, with a lineup of Indigenous musicians from across Turtle Island. This is a dynamite evening of powerful, diverse music to move the feet and soul. Surely one of the city’s musical events of the year

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Performing Arts

Off Key: The Improvised Musical

We bring the music. You bring the noise. Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

February 4, 2018

Sun

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Industry Series. Industry Brunch

On the last day of the Festival, join fellow PuSh Assembly Industry participants for a farewell brunch. Light brunch buffet provided

Vancouver | The Post at 750 | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Lecture

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Winter Acro Festival 2018

Come play in Vancouver’s booming AcroYoga scene at Winter Acro Festival!

Vancouver | St Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 6:30 pm | Festival

2018 Vancouver Taboo Show

Come see me at the Hanky Panky Taboo Booth from Feb 2nd to the 4th and book your Hanky Panky Party and recieve a Tabbo Trade Show special toy!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Show

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Workshop: Poetry in Motion

In this master class, Lin Lee-Chen and her company dancers demonstrate Legend Lin Dance Theatre’s renowned body techniques, which embody the idea of poetry in motion.

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Workshop

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:35 pm | Theatre

Urban Nightmare: George Romero's Birthday Bash!

The Greater Vancouver Megagame Society is celebrating the birthday of George Romero the best way we know how; we're playing a zombie themed Megagame

Burnaby | Bonsor Recreation Complex | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Party

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: King Arthur's Night | Relaxed Performance

Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in this tale of love, honour and war

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Theatre

Eclairs and Cream Puff - Valentine’s Special

Move over Macarons!!! You are so yesterday … The new pastry craze straight from France is “Pâte a Choux”!

Vancouver | Tout Lake Community Center | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cooking

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Matinee

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Musical

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

UBC Opera - La Cenerentola

The impoverished Don Magnifico dreams of rich suitors for his daughters while Prince Ramiro is searching for a bride. Mistaken identities and disguises cause confusion but in the end, Cinderella repays wickedness with kindness

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Opera

Dance Allsorts: African Stages with Comfort Ero

Dance Allsorts presents - African Stages Association: Story-Powering our Youth with Comfort Ero

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Dance

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Dance Allsorts: African Stages, Comfort Ero

This edition of Dance Allsorts will feature African Stages’ youth group, who will use dramatized storytelling, drumming and dancing to herald messages of solidarity and inclusion

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 7:06 pm | Dance

Vancouver Body Soul & Spirit Expo

If you are seeking options to improve your life, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, expand your consciousness, or improve your health, there are a lot of choices to consider

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Studio 58: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Nikolaj Znaider

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Nikolaj Znaider (violin) and Robert Kulek (piano) in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Wheel of Time Gallery Grand Opening

Come join us for the Grand Opening of the Wheel of Time Gallery.

Vancouver | Wheel of Time Gallery | 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Big Football Party

Paul & Kuss will be with the JACK family hosting the River Rock Casino Resorts: 'BIG FOOTBALL PARTY' once again inside the River Rock Show Theatre

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Party

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Ideas Series. Artist Talk: Lin Lee-Chen

Lin Lee-Chen (The Eternal Tides) is a Taiwanese choreographer of international repute, four decades into her career. In this rare North American appearance, she discusses her practice and the influences of her homeland in her choreography

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Sleeping Beauty Dreams by Amaranta Leyva

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 4:00 pm to 5:35 pm | Theatre

February Jazz Vespers with the Jeremy Wong Quintet

Prepare your spirit for Valentine's Day by joining crooner Jeremy Wong and his quintet for an hour or so of love-themed jazz interspersed with reflections and prayer

Maple Ridge | Golden Ears United Church | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Instant Theatre Stand-Up Showcase

Sunday, February 4th at 6pm, come see Vancouver's newest batch of comedians from Instant Theatre's Stand-Up Comedy course! Hosted by Adam Pateman

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Comedy

Love Speaks# 30 برنامه سی ام سخن عشق

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

Blue prints_new prints

Blue prints_new prints is a new series of concerts and talks featuring artists who explore creative music through instrument design, coding and extended techniques

Vancouver | Gold Saucer Studio | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Alchemy by The Body Soul Spirit Expo & UNITE

Experience Transformation...experience Transcendance...experience Alchemy! A powerful fusion of mystical, mesmerizing, live worldbeat drumming, heart-expanding intuitive singing, & a harmonic choir of united voices

Vancouver | Croatian Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

SiriusXM Alt Nation Presents: Milky Chance - Blossom Tour With guest Lewis Capaldi

Milky Chance is a German folk group originating from Kassel. It consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Clemens Rehbein, DJ and producer Philipp Dausch, and guitarist Antonio Greger

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

ALT Fest. Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble: Swinging’ with Oscar

The Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble pays tribute to our very own Oscar Peterson. Rémi Bolduc’s eclectic yet eloquent playing style has put him at the forefront of modern saxophone mastery

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Elephant Revival

Elephant Revival is a unique group of multi-instrumentalists blending elements of gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

February 5, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

in Yoga & Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

QueerProv Workshop

Drop-in workshop open to the community, facilitated by QueerProv performers and guest teachers to help heighten and expand your improv skills

Vancouver | Qmunity | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Workshop

Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver

The Vancouver City Planning Commission is pleased to present Milestones 2017 on February 5, 2018. Our third annual Year in Review public forum, it’s a look back that invariably turns into a dialogue about the future of the city

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Instant Theatre Stand-Up Showcase

Monday, February 5th at 7pm, come see Vancouver's newest batch of comedians from Instant Theatre's Stand-Up Comedy course! Hosted by Katie-Ellen Humphries

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Kundalini Dance - The 4 Elements

Dance to celebrate who you are as an individual and as part of the whole. Embrace your depth and align with the frequency of ecstatic wholeness and interconnectedness. Dance for freedom, unity and whole-being integration

Vancouver | Dharmalab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

YACHT in Vancouver

American pop band, on tour to support their latest EP release "Strawberry Moon"

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Masterworks Diamond - Symphonie espagnole

The complex beauty of VSO Composer-in-Residence Jocelyn Morlock’s Earthfall kicks off a concert that also features exceptional French violinist Alexandra Soumm’s take on French composer Edouard Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Music

Katy Perry: Witness Tour

Witness Katy Perry live in Vancouver

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Stand Up Level 1 - with Adam Pateman by Instant Theatre

Would you like to learn stand-up comedy from one of the best? Adam Pateman will show you the ropes of this exciting style of comedy

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

QueerProv Monday

QueerProv - Improv Comedy gives you live, unscripted comedy. All of our troupe members are queer identifying individuals!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

QueerProv Musical by Queer Improv Society of Vancouver

QueerProv is bringing the snap back! We're talking musicals! After the success of our first show in November 2017. These improvising queers are doing another show

Vancouver | XYYVR | 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show | Free

February 6, 2018

Tue

Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference 2018

Cargo Logistics Canada connects freight owners with freight movers - fostering multimodal synergy between diverse stakeholders in import, export and domestic supply chains.

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Young Professionals Winter Mingler

Meet like-minded young adults doing cool and innovative things in Vancouver!

Vancouver | Mahony & Sons Public House | 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Business / Finance

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Beers with Kyubu

Come for a casual beer and meet other artists and makers in Vancouver

Vancouver | Strathcona Beer Company | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Food / Wine | Free

Life Drawing in the Gallery

The ACT Art Gallery is offering a unique guided approach to figure drawing during Roger Luko’s exhibition Line Paint Clay

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Lobby Nights. Holy Wow Poets - 4th Annual Poets and Artists Extravaganza

Share your poetic flair or simply sit back and relax while listening to exciting and invigorating poems and songs.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Chilliwack | HUB International Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show Vancouver

Watch a cast of Vancouver's top improvisors in a night of exploring YOUR anonymous secrets on the fabulous XY stage on Davie Street

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Star-crossed lovers, graceful fairies, courtly royals and country bumpkins come together for a night of fantasy and romantic comedy in one of the Bard's most beloved works

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

ROMES

ROMES are a soul-pop band from Toronto, Ontario. The quartet consists of Jacob Alexander, Nicolas Amadeus, James Tebbitt and Andrew Keyes

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

February 7, 2018

Wed

Multiply 2018 in Vancouver BC

Church leaders intuitively know that "business as usual" will not result in the awakening we long for. MULTIPLY will stoke the fires of church renewal and multiplication that many are dreaming of

Vancouver | Westside Church | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Lecture

Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference 2018

Cargo Logistics Canada connects freight owners with freight movers - fostering multimodal synergy between diverse stakeholders in import, export and domestic supply chains.

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sleeping Beauty Dreams Student Matinee

Award-winning playwright, Amaranta Leyva, reimagines the famous princess as an overprotected daughter looking for a way to break free of her castle walls in order to search for true love and her true self

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

A Screening and Panel Discussion: Human Flow by SFU International Services for Students & SFU International

Join us as we embark on a powerful film journey about the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact

Burnaby | Images Theatre | 5:45 pm to 9:30 pm | Film | Free

Finance Night 2018

Finance Night is SFU Finance Club's annual pillar networking event where SFU finance students have the opportunity to network with industry professionals in a stand up environment, listen to two keynote speeches from accomplished professionals within the

Vancouver | The Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Business / Finance

Public Workshop with The BRIO Ensemble

BRIO is a new ensemble of improvisors focused on challenging the limits of improvisation

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Workshop

Winter 2018 Bellydance classes with Tamara

Start the year off with a technique intensive 6 week session with Tamara. We will be working with taking the basics to the next level, expanding your technical repertoire and focusing on smooth transitions through the evolution of movements

Burnaby | Dancin Stars | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

Alcohol Free Love Birds - Family Paint Night - Drinks & Snacks Included

There is nothing as important as Family. This is on of our great alcohol free nights for families and adults who want to bring a teen or young adult

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

North Shore International Winter Film Series

The North Shore International Film Series is presented by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council in cooperation with the Toronto International Film Festival

North Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

The Flame: February Edition 2018

Join guest host Beverley Elliott and her roster of risky raconteurs as they dare to share their most personal, poignant and hilarious true stories live on our stage at the Cottage Bistro. Real People. True Stories… Only at The Flame!

Vancouver | Cottage Bistro | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Youngr at Fortune Sound

Multi-talented musician Youngr brings his impressive live show to Fortune Sound Club Wednesday, February 7th on his North American Tour

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

The Father By Florian Zeller

A staged reading is a thoroughly enjoyable way to experience a play. With no sets and costumes, you’ll engage your imagination to create the play in your own mind while hearing it read by talented actors.

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Father - Staged Reading

Now 80 years old, André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Antoine. Or was André an engineer, whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre?

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Star-crossed lovers, graceful fairies, courtly royals and country bumpkins come together for a night of fantasy and romantic comedy in one of the Bard's most beloved works

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

February 8, 2018

Thu

38th Catholic Educators’ Conference

Our two-day conference will once again be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre in downtown Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 7:45 am to 4:00 pm | Lecture

Multiply 2018 in Vancouver BC

Church leaders intuitively know that "business as usual" will not result in the awakening we long for. MULTIPLY will stoke the fires of church renewal and multiplication that many are dreaming of

Vancouver | Westside Church | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Lecture

Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference 2018

Cargo Logistics Canada connects freight owners with freight movers - fostering multimodal synergy between diverse stakeholders in import, export and domestic supply chains.

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sleeping Beauty Dreams Student Matinee

Award-winning playwright, Amaranta Leyva, reimagines the famous princess as an overprotected daughter looking for a way to break free of her castle walls in order to search for true love and her true self

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

Tea & Trumpets - Musical Legends and Fairy Tales

Explore popular legends and fairy tales through music, with music from Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel, Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffman, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, and Rossini’s La Cenerentola

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

City of Vancouver’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony

Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vancouver City Council are pleased to invite you to attend the City of Vancouver’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony. Join us as we recognize the achievements of outstanding Vancouverites

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Party | Free

EMMA Talks with Vivek Shraya and Anoushka Ratnarajah!

Please join us for the ninth EMMA Talks with writer and facilitator Vivek Shraya and artist and organizer Anoushka Ratnarajah!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

GSWS Career Night

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies student union, the Simon Fraser Student Society, and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies department, present: GSWS Career Night!

Burnaby | Simon Fraser University | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Business / Finance | Free

Visual Art Forum: Imre Szeman

Please join us for an evening presentation and discussion on "Transitions: On Energy, Pipelines, Art and Justice" with guest Imre Szeman from the University of Waterloo

Vancouver | Visual Art Forums | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Visual Arts

Intro to DJing by Michael Kessler

Description:Lean how to DJ at 'Introduction to DJing' Facilitated by Michael and taught be a mysterious masked DJ!

Vancouver | Vancouver Hack Space | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Celebrate Craft Beer!

“Celebrate Craft … Beer!” is a charitable fundraiser celebrating the seasonal craft beer of 10 BC breweries, alongside a curated market of 14 local craft artists

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Barrelled Voices

Yactac is pleased to present "Barrelled Voices" by Adam Dodd

Vancouver | Red Gate Arts Society | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Artist Salon with Renee Van Halm, Russna Kaur, and Patrick Wong

The Richmond Art Gallery and Richmond Public Art Program host an evening event for artists to connect, network and learn from each other

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Opening Reception: Displaced

Please join us for the opening reception of Displaced. Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Sam Sullivan's Public Salon 30. Inspiring Ideas

Short presentations by Vancouver's leaders and thinkers that will entertain, educate and provoke. Hosted by former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Search for Vancouver's Next Drag Superstar 2018

This competition aims to find some of the strongest Drag Performer from across Greater Vancouver. We invite them to compete in the blockbuster competition

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Show

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Science Of Cocktails 2018

On February 8, 2018, Science World will transform into Vancouver’s largest cocktail laboratory. At Science of Cocktails, the city’s most talented bartenders and chefs will showcase the chemistry, biology and physics behind preparing modern cocktails and

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Food / Wine

///Baby Shower/// a TheatreCorps. fun-draiser cabaret

The gestation period is now over, a theatre baby is ready to pop! Help us breathe and push this company out into the real world with a night of performances of all types, by Vancouver artists of all disciplines

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Show

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Star-crossed lovers, graceful fairies, courtly royals and country bumpkins come together for a night of fantasy and romantic comedy in one of the Bard's most beloved works

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Inside Us Concert by Western Front

Composer Juliet Palmer hones into the rhythms of the body using specialized doppler techniques to make an audio map of body's blood flow

Vancouver | Western Front | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Gramatik - Re:Coil Tour

Lowtemp Records founder and electro-funk extraordinaire, Gramatik makes his return to Vancouver on Thursday, February 8th when he brings the ‘Re:Coil Tour’ to The Commodore Ballroom!

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 10:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

February 9, 2018

Fri

38th Catholic Educators’ Conference

Our two-day conference will once again be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre in downtown Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 7:45 am to 4:00 pm | Lecture

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Fraser Valley Home & Garden Expo

The Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show is back at Tradex from February 9-11, 2018! Over 300 exhibits to see, with the area's home and garden experts on hand all weekend to help with your projects!

Abbotsford | Trade & Exhibition Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Movement Medicine workshop with Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Return of the Light A Movement Medicine Dance Workshop with Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Workshop

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

VAM Composition Department: Standing Wave Composition Workshop

One of Vancouver’s most cutting edge chamber ensembles and advocates of Canadian music, Standing Wave workshops music by VAM composition students in the first of three collaborative events

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Music | Free

The Main Affair

Join The Collective, our Chef Karen McAthy-Blue Heron, and several incredible local plant-based, vegan producers in an evening of canapes and cocktails!

Vancouver | Heritage Hall Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Food / Wine

Jackson Hollow Live at the Shed

We have the privilage of having BC's award winning bluesgrass band, Jackson Hollow

Langley | The Water Shed Arts Cafe | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2018 BC Provincial Championships Boxing Tournament

The 2018 BC Provincial Championships will be held on February 9th and 10th and possibly 11th, 2018 in Abbotsford, BC at the Quality Inn

Abbotsford | Quality Hotel & Conference Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Whammys 2017 Awards Presentation

The presentation of whammys awards for our 2017 lineup! This is a free event. So come down and show support for local music!

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music | Free

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

St. Patrick's Day Costume Party

Come Celebrate St.Patty's Day 2018 at Vancouver's Robson Street Pub!

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Shari Ulrich

We are overjoyed to have Canadian icon, master songwriter and the most delightful person, Shari Ulrich coming to Bez. Shari brings her songs and stories and her seasoned perspective on life. you won't want to miss an evening with her

Langley | Bez Arts Hub | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

Sleeping Beauty Dreams begins with a childless queen who wishes to have a baby more than anything else in the world. After all, her maid is lucky enough to have a beautiful baby boy, why can’t she have a baby too?

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Ballet Jörgen: Anastasia

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen brings back the magical tale of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia for the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different - a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

VSO Pops - A Romantic Pops Valentine

Love and Romance are front and centre in the beautiful Orpheum theatre, as conductor William Rowson and the VSO perform music that will get you in the mood for Valentine’s

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

Kimbra - Primal Heart Tour 2018 with guest Arc Iris

Pop singer-songwriter from New Zealand, on tour to support her upcoming 2018 release “Primal Heart”

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Neil Gray Quartet Plays

The Neil Gray Quartet makes it's first appearance of 2018!

Vancouver | Benchmark Bar & Grill | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Wagner Festival: UBC Symphony Orchestra, UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Works include: Die Walküre: Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music, John Hines, bass; Götterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Funeral Music

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Ndidi Onukwulu

Ndidi Onukwulu is a Canadian singer-songwriter born in British Columbia. There are voices that demand we listen to them. Not only to their words, but to their tone, to the emotional undercurrent that carries with it the soul of the speaker. Ndidi Onukwulu

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Star-crossed lovers, graceful fairies, courtly royals and country bumpkins come together for a night of fantasy and romantic comedy in one of the Bard's most beloved works

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

East Van Mardi Gras At The Wise

Time For The Annual - East Van Mardi Gras: Jazz, Horns, Funk, Costumes, Stilts, Parades, Krewes, Theatre, Food And Drink ....

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:30 pm to 1:30 am | Music

Simple City, Elisa Thorn's Hue & Laura Swankey

Simple City (Kevin Romain, Jeff Gammon, & Arthur Smith) will be celebrating their return from a magical few weeks at the Banff Centre with a bunch of fresh hits to share!

Vancouver | The Toast Collective | 8:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Destroyer with guest Mega Bog

Destroyer is a Canadian rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia fronted by singer-songwriter Dan Bejar and formed in 1995

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Trippy Turtle at Happy Ending Fridays

Norwegian bass-heavy producer, Trippy Turtle, brings his final tour to Happy Ending Fridays February 9th with Drippy Dolphin & Baile Bear

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Digitalistic: A Daft Punk Dance Party

Join us at a dance party dedicated to Daft Punk and the dynamic electronic dance scene of the early-to-mid 2000s with DJs Trevor Risk + Phil David

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:03 pm to 2:00 am | Party

HYPE! An Improvised Hip Hopera

Broadway meets Hip-Hop in this high-energy celebration of epic musicals and ingenious improvised rhymes. Hype! will leave you pumped up, delivering hilarious hooks, breathtaking verbal dexterity and slick storytelling every single night

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

February 10, 2018

Sat

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Celebrate Family Day at Vancouver Aquarium

Celebrate Family Day with our aquatic family. Meet a tortoise and a penguin, pose for family pictures with Ollie the Sea Otter, and enjoy aquatic-themed puppet shows, story time, and face painting

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Family

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Jack Wright, Evan Lipson, Torsten Muller, & Dylan van der Schyff

Veteran free improvising saxophonist, Jack Wright, and bassist Evan Lipson (Philadelphia) meet Vancouver improvisers Torsten Muller (bass) and Dylan van der Schyff (percussion)

Vancouver | China Cloud Gallery | 9:30 am to 12:30 am | Music

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Fraser Valley Home & Garden Expo

The Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show is back at Tradex from February 9-11, 2018! Over 300 exhibits to see, with the area's home and garden experts on hand all weekend to help with your projects!

Abbotsford | Trade & Exhibition Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Puppet Shows

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a festive puppet show

Vancouver | Terry Salman Branch Library | 10:00 am to 10:30 am | Kids | Free

Massey Madness Family Arts Fest

Featuring live performances and interactive arts activities for the whole family. Performances will include Axis Theatre, Travis Bernhardt, Cause & Effect Circus, Capricorn Theatre and more

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Massey Madness Festival Children's Theatre - Th'owxiya - Axis Theatre

Featuring live performances and interactive arts activities for the whole family. Performances will include Axis Theatre, Travis Bernhardt, Cause & Effect Circus, Capricorn Theatre and more

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Performing Arts

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Movement Medicine workshop with Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Return of the Light A Movement Medicine Dance Workshop with Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Workshop

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival | Free

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Multiple Universes Art Activity

Release your inner artist this family day weekend and paint an alternate universe as you would imagine it to be

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 11:30 am to 4:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Cupid Toonie Skate

Join us for a Valentine's skate at Bill Copeland. Bring your sweetheart to enjoy ice skating, face painting, Valentine crafts and fun games.

Burnaby | Bill Copeland Sports Centre | 12:30 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Lion Dance and Music

Start the Lunar New Year with a lion dance, qigong and kung fu demonstrations. Then explore the beautiful sound of world music with musical performances, and make wishes for a lucky and prosperous year

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 12:30 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Westminster Savings Family Day

Westminster Savings Family Days aims to help build an appreciation of the arts by bringing families together in an Art Gallery setting

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Listening Beyond Forum ft. Salomé Voegelin

Swiss/UK scholar Salomé Voegelin introduces her ideas on sound and ‘possible world theory’

Vancouver | Western Front | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Books | Free

Victorian Valentine's Family Drop In

Learn about old-time Valentine's and then make your own cards to send out to your sweetheart!

New Westminster | New Westminster Museum | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Workshop

Fun Home by Lisa Kron

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

Massey Madness Festival Youth Theatre - Confessions of Grocery Store Clerk - Capricorn Theatre Productions

Featuring live performances and interactive arts activities for the whole family. Performances will include Axis Theatre, Travis Bernhardt, Cause & Effect Circus, Capricorn Theatre and more

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

In this contemporary look at a classic tale, humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Kids

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Matinee

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Musical

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Musical

Ruined

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Anastasia

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen brings back the magical tale of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia for the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Dance

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Exhibit opening Beta Vulgaris: The Sugar Beet Projects

Please Join Us To Celebrate The Opening Of A New Exhibit Beta Vulgaris: The Sugar Beet Projects By Kelty Mckinnon And Keri Latimer.

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

Tea Ceremony at Beta Vulgaris Opening

The Nikkei National Museum presents a special Japanese tea ceremony in conjuction with the Beta Vulgaris: Sugar Beet Projects exhibit opening on February 10 inside the gallery

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Food / Wine

Studio 58: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

1st Annual BC Cider Tap Takeover

Join us for our first ever BC Cider Tap Takeover! To celebrate all the amazing ciders coming from BC's growing craft cider industry we decided to host our first annual BC Cider Tap Takeover

Vancouver | Darby's Gastown | 3:00 pm to 2:00 am | Food / Wine

Sara Kim Quintet - Pat's Pub

Join us for a set or two or three for really great music, and food/beer at the Pat's Pub

Vancouver | Pat's Pub & Brewhouse | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Music | Free

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Sound of World Music 仙樂飄飄迎春來

Start the Lunar New Year with the beautiful sound of world music and make a wish for a lucky and prosperous coming year

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Antesolstice: A Gathering of Dark Sound Art

An event of dark ambient and experimental sound art featuring The Nausea, Kanashibari, and Deadbatteries.

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Books

Swank Wedding Show

The Swank Wedding Show & The Groom Show are back! This year, we're situated at the stunning Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver

Vancouver | Pan Pacific Vancouver | 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

2018 BC Provincial Championships Boxing Tournament

The 2018 BC Provincial Championships will be held on February 9th and 10th and possibly 11th, 2018 in Abbotsford, BC at the Quality Inn

Abbotsford | Quality Hotel & Conference Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance

Sankofa Entertainment Group presents the first annual Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance. It’s going down at Edmonds Community Center in Burnaby

Burnaby | Edmonds Community Centre | 6:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Valentine's Couples Cooking Demo & Dinner by Valentine Kitamura

Learn how to cook a romantic dinner or just come to have fun with other couples while savoring delicious French food!

Vancouver | The Uncommon Cafe | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Tavern/Market LARP Game

Slot 3 of the Aalutan's Nexus Game - Social Tavern/Market Event

Langley | The Grene Wode | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Party

Cooking with Heart: Delicious Plant-based Foods that Support Heart Health

In this fun & interactive class, we focus on the heart. Not only are we cooking with love, but we're focusing on foods that benefit heart health. In this class, we dish up nutrition education alongside two vibrant and satisfying courses

Langley | Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Cooking

Cupid's Ball - Dinner & Dance

Enjoy a special Dinner Buffet and dance the night away with "Groove & Tonic" in our Ballroom at Cascades Casino Resort & Convention Centre

Langley | Cascades Casino Resort | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Party

The Enemy Feathers and friends , Saturday Feb 10th at Lana Lou`s

The Enemy Feathers, Molly Griffin, Rat Silo and That Kelly Boy, perform live. New Songs, and good friends

Vancouver | LanaLou's | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Marty Grimes "Cold Pizza Tour" at Fortune Sound

Bay Area rapper Marty Grimes brings his Cold Pizza Tour to Fortune Sound Club Saturday, February 10th for the early show with guests

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | Music

Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition Finals

VAM’s Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition attracts the most musically ambitious high school students from British Columbia. This year’s competition features winds, brass, and percussion as part of an annual rotation with piano and strings

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Massey Madness Festival Circus and MNagic The New Conformity/Travis Bernhardt (C & E Circus and Travis Bernhardt)

Featuring live performances and interactive arts activities for the whole family. Performances will include Axis Theatre, Travis Bernhardt, Cause & Effect Circus, Capricorn Theatre and more

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Rock. It Boy Entertainment Presents: Priest - The Tribute

Judas Priest is a British Heavy Metal band birthed in 1969. They are frequently ranked as one of the greatest metal bands of all time

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Vancouver New Music presents Paolo Angeli (Italy)

Virtuoso guitarist Paolo Angeli returns to Vancouver for a special, solo performance for prepared Sardinian guitar and voice

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Clay Ravens by Blue Light Sessions and JumpAttack Records

Blue Light Sessions presents Clay Ravens, a six-piece rocking Americana band from Vancouver BC

Vancouver | Blue Light Studio | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

All Love Is Doumed

Ugh, Valentine's Day, am I right??? There's love, there's hate, and there's everything inbetween, and all will be celebrated through dance at this year's All Love Is Doumed

Vancouver | Seven Dining Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Dance

VSO Pops - A Romantic Pops Valentine

Love and Romance are front and centre in the beautiful Orpheum theatre, as conductor William Rowson and the VSO perform music that will get you in the mood for Valentine’s

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

Hippie Sabotage - Path Of Righteousness Tour

Hippie Sabotage is a Whittier, CA EDM duo, composed of brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Snowed In Comedy Tour: 10-Year Anniversary

The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story. Celebrating it’s tenth year. In a market still dominated by American acts with American TV credits a small Canadian comedy tour has managed to succeed

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Angry & Afraid: A comedy show about your hates and fears

A therapeutic comedy show about all your hates and fears, featuring stand up and sketch comedy!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ilhan Saferali Quartet plays

Hello everyone! My Quartet is playing at Cafe Deux Soleils on commercial. We’ll be playing some jazz standards as well as some of my contemporary compositions

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Pat Bianchi Trio at Frankie's

Grammy nominated organist and winner of Downbeat Magazine’s 2016 rising star poll, Pat Bianchi has established himself as one of the premier organists on the international scene today

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers - A Male Stripper Parody And Improv Comedy Show. A Show for all genders 19+ only

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Star-crossed lovers, graceful fairies, courtly royals and country bumpkins come together for a night of fantasy and romantic comedy in one of the Bard's most beloved works

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

311 Presents - Lauren & the Tivadars with Hawaii Five O'no

Come to the 311 and enjoy an evening of amazing Jazz music!!

Burnaby | 311 Hythe Ave | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Featuring James Barker Band and Meghan Patrick with special guest JoJo Mason

The Boots & Babes Ball will take over the Commodore Ballroom on Valentines Day bringing together those looking for love and those looking for all the wrong places

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturday f. Devon Alexander

The Comedy Basement Saturday Showcase features a lineup of Vancouver's funniest professional & up-and-coming stand up comics every Saturday night at Goldies!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Vanic at Maxx Fish - Whistler

Carving out his own niche in the future bass realm, Vancouver-based producer Vanic joins us Saturday, February 10th at Maxx Fish

Whistler | Maxx Fish | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Dan Auerbach and The Easy Eye Sound Revue

Dan Auerbach and The Easy Eye Sound Revue, Featuring Robert Finley & Shannon Shaw With guests Shannon and the Clams

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:05 pm | Music

Brazilian Carnaval Festa Do Sol

Brazilian Community Association, Latincouver and Sambacouver bring to Vancouver the biggest Brazilian Carnaval the city has ever seen

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 9:03 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Leave Us Lost presents Baikal, Derrick Vnuk

The name Baikal comes from the words ‘Bai Kyul’, which translates as ‘rich lake’. Lake Baikal is the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world’s unfrozen surface fresh water, and at 1,642m

Vancouver | Open Studios | 10:00 pm to 4:00 am | Music

Brohug at Celebrities

On a mission to disrupt the conformity of dance music, Swedish trio Brohug joins us on Saturday, February 10th at #CelebsPlayhouse!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Soul Queens Tribute feat. Tiffany Rivera and Marie Hui

Tonight we feature two of Vancouver's best-known female R&B/Soul vocalist; Marie Hui and Tiffany Rivera

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 10:00 pm to 1:30 am | Music

Mindgames: Trivia Meets Improv Comedy

Performers have to show their smarts to get to play. The one who plays the most wins! Come see our improvisers show off how much they know* in the ultimate comedy showdown to see who is smart *and* funny

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

80s vs 90s - Valentine's Prom Party

The Fox Cabaret Presents a vintage 80s vs 90s Valentine's Prom Party. Come relive all the best moments from your favourite high school dance, with less teachers and more booze

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party

February 11, 2018

Sun

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Celebrate Family Day at Vancouver Aquarium

Celebrate Family Day with our aquatic family. Meet a tortoise and a penguin, pose for family pictures with Ollie the Sea Otter, and enjoy aquatic-themed puppet shows, story time, and face painting

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Family

Show of Hearts Telethon

The Show of Hearts Telethon on Global BC is one of the most enduring and iconic fundraising events in British Columbia

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Let’s Get Love! With BOYiSH7 - Tsukiuta! Finale Live

Start up your AniRevo weekend with a boom of love with Tsukiuta and BOYiSH7!!! ˭̡̞(◞⁎˃ᆺ˂)◞*✰ It'll be an hour jam packed with lots of rocking dance moves, a whole bunch of new Tsukiuta songs, giveaways and a special personal Q&A time

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Dance

AniRevo: Winter 2018

AniRevo: Winter is back! Bring out those winter-themed #cosplays and join us for 2 exciting days of anime, cosplay, games, music and more!

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Top Shelf Events Presents: Love is in the Air Valentines Market

This market has something for everyone, come and support your local vendors and find that perfect something for that someone special for valentines day !!

Surrey | Sullivan Hall Surrey | 10:00 am to 3:30 pm | Market

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Fraser Valley Home & Garden Expo

The Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show is back at Tradex from February 9-11, 2018! Over 300 exhibits to see, with the area's home and garden experts on hand all weekend to help with your projects!

Abbotsford | Trade & Exhibition Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Takeover UBC

For too long, UBC has been run by adults. It’s time for kids to rule at this fun-filled arts festival for kids and families

Vancouver | UBC Arts & Culture District | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

So You Think You Can Walkoff? - AniRevo Winter 2018

So You Think You Can Walkoff? Returns to AniRevo Winter in a big way! Do you have what it takes to outshine, outshimmy, and outlast some of our best onstage?

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Festival

On The Bone - Braise, Roast & Grill

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School, Delicatessen & Catering | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Movement Medicine workshop with Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Return of the Light A Movement Medicine Dance Workshop with Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Workshop

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Multiple Universes Art Activity

Release your inner artist this family day weekend and paint an alternate universe as you would imagine it to be

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 11:30 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Chelsea at AniRevo!

We're excited to be sending Chelsea halfway across the country to play a set of anime and classic video game tunes at AniRevo ( Anime Revolution) in Vancouver!

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Music

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Lunar New Year Celebration at Parker Place Mall

Enjoy a variety of events for Lunar New Year at Richmond's Parker Place Mall! The God of Fortune will be spreading the happiness while a group of lions dance in celebration

Richmond | Parker Place Mall | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Unscripted: Salesman in China

PTC Presents Unscripted: Salesman in China, a border-crossing time-travelling community event. Performances, talks, food and images bring Beijing, 1983 and Vancouver, 2018 into relationship through Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Kids' Koncerts - Platypus Theatre: Peter and the Wolf

In a fresh take on a well-loved classic, Peter is a dreamer who suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure: a mystifying mission to capture a wily wolf

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Matinee

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Musical

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Musical

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Jabberwocky by Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Chinese New Year Festival & Celebrations with Bodhi Meditation

It's the time of the year again! Join us at Bodhi Meditation for 5 full days of celebrations for the Chinese New Year!

Richmond | Bodhi Meditation | 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival | Free

Studio 58: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Friends of Chamber Music: Emerson String Quartet

The Emerson String Quartet has been FCM's top returning ensemble for many years - years in which to integrate their playing so perfectly that eight hands seem to be directed by a single superb musical intelligence

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Brassfire

A showcase of trumpet fireworks from classical to jazz, with virtuoso soloist Jens Lindemann and pianist Krystian Zimerman

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Geeks versus Nerds - AniRevo Winter 2018

Geeks versus Nerds Vancouver is making our AniRevo debut at AniRevo: Winter 2018!

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Comedy

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Just Love It!

Bayan-Mix is a unique duo of world leaders of innovative bayan (a type of accordion) music. Their music makes the audience want to dance; its energizing, cheerful and jolly

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Music

Impossible Things Productions: Nintenuendo

Fresh off the remarkable success of Walt Dismal Presents, Impossible Things Productions is proud to present a musical improv exploration of the steamy, unwritten stories behind our favorite video games

Vancouver | The Kino | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

MØ & Cashmere Cat: The MEØW Tour with guest Darius

MØ & Cashmere Cat are coming to The Vogue Theatre in Vancouver on Feb 11th for The MEØW Tour.

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Jenn Grant

Join us in paradise with Jenn Grant as she brings her Western Canadian Tour to VENUE on Sunday, February 11th with Mick Flannery

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Fiesta de Aniversario

La Comunidad Mexicana en Vancouver te invita a festejar en familia nuestro Séptimo Aniversario

Burnaby | Bonsor Recreation Complex | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Family

Caroline Myss Live in Surrey: The Power of Your Words

Like so many people, you may think that it takes money or status to change the quality of your life. But that has never been the truth. A genuinely empowered person recognizes the authority that words carry

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

Caroline Myss Live in Surrey: Anatomy of the Spirit

In this illuminating evening Caroline Myss will investigate the anatomy of spirit and healing as a mystical science

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Motown The Musical - National Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Nordic Trax :: Family Day Special

Nordic Trax and Hello Goodbye invite you to another edition of our successful long weekend series. Get down with no less than four of the city's finest selectors Sunday night: Jesse Hills, Niki Sadeki, Krown and Botej

Vancouver | Hello Goodbye Bar | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Aref Live In Concert

Aref is an Iranian pop music artist known as "the Sultan of Hearts" and "the Legend of Pop"

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

Guilt & Co Live with Scott Verbeek & Friends

Celebrated for his soulful and unique sound, guitarist Scott Verbeek blends funky grooves and fresh melodies that both captivate and challenge his audience.

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Sleepover PJ's Paws & Jaws at Vancouver Aquarium

Join us for an overnight adventure of exploration at the Vancouver Aquarium in your comfy PJ’s while we take a close look at sea otter paws, shark jaws and other critters

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:00 pm to 9:00 am | Family

Live Band Burlesque Tribute to Heart!

What could be a better VALENTINE than a hard-rocking Burlesque tribute to HEART! Featuring the Hot & Heavy Band with CC Jamz on lead vox!

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Show

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Carnaval Colombiano '18 Vancouver

Vancouver will withess the Most Colourfull Carnival Fiesta. Performing Breaking Boundaries and 3 Dj's playing a selection of the best Colombian and Latin American tunes at Red Room

Vancouver | Red Room | 9:30 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Babes On Babes - Queer Long Weekend Jam

Babes On Babes Vancouver is ecstatic to announce the return of Baltimore Club Queen TT The Artist who will be blessing the stage with a special live performance

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Soju Sunday - Valentine's Edition

Soju Sunday is Granville Street's biggest Kpop nightclub event, and the best long weekend party in the city! Come celebrate Valentine's Day, find your true love and live your life like a K-Drama!

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

February 12, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Celebrate Family Day at Vancouver Aquarium

Celebrate Family Day with our aquatic family. Meet a tortoise and a penguin, pose for family pictures with Ollie the Sea Otter, and enjoy aquatic-themed puppet shows, story time, and face painting

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Family

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

AniRevo: Winter 2018

AniRevo: Winter is back! Bring out those winter-themed #cosplays and join us for 2 exciting days of anime, cosplay, games, music and more!

Vancouver | LaSalle College Vancouver | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival

Jpop and Kpop Dance Workshop at AniRevo: Winter 2018

We have missed every single one of you and are back to bring you guys another fun Jpop and Kpop dance workshop. This year we are going to change it up by teaching one Jpop dance and two Kpop dances. You ready to learn?! We'll see you all soon!

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Dance

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Family Day in the Gallery at Children's Art Festival

The Richmond Art Gallery is joining in the fun of the Richmond Children’s Art Festival with a full day of free art activities!

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Family Day at the Carousel

Join us for Family Day at the Carousel at the Burnaby Village Museum! A children's entertainer, art activities, heritage games and carousel rides are all included.

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Ginalina on Family Day with Pebble Star Artists

Celebrate Family Day together with Ginalina and Pebble Star Artist friends - an entertaining line-up of musicians, dancers, and fun activities! Ginalina, Will Stroet, Bollywood Instruction, and Blues Group at 3pm!

Vancouver | Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver | 11:00 am to 4:30 pm | Family

Rick Scott & Family Day at The ACT Arts Centre

Activities include special crafts from The ACT Arts Programs and a lantern making workshop from the Maple Ridge Festival of Light Society

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

LunarFest Celebrates Family Day at Oakridge Centre

Join us in the West Galleria for all sorts of free family fun - craft your own adorable dog lanterns and dog house, learn to make and play Chinese Shuttlecock and all sorts of beautiful paper cutting art!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Multiple Universes Art Activity

Release your inner artist this family day weekend and paint an alternate universe as you would imagine it to be

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 11:30 am to 4:00 pm | Family

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Anime Revolution Winter: Gravity Falls Meetup

If you are attending anime Revolution winter in February of 2018, and you are a fan of Gravity Falls-- why not reunite with others!? The show still holds a special place in many people's hearts, tis the time to rekindle our love and reunite with fellow fa

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Festival

Community Skate at PNE Agrodome

Bring your family and your skates for a fun day of skating!

Vancouver | PNE Agrodome | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Valentines Skate

Roses are red, violets are blue, if you love skating our Valentine's skate's for you

North Vancouver | Karen Magnussen Community Recreation Centre | 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm | Sports

Family Day - Pajama Party!

Join us for a movie and family friendly activities! Anyone in pajamas will receive free popcorn during the movie!

Vancouver | Old Barn Community Center | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family

Mini Pop Kids: Make It Pop Tour!

Your ticket to the biggest concert dance party in has arrived! Don’t miss this high energy, interactive concert that will give every boy, girl, and anyone of any age the chance to party like a POPstar

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Matinee

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Musical

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

musica intima presents Family Day - a concert for the entire family!

This annual event is a way to encourage audience of all ages to enjoy a family oriented concert. Families with young children are encouraged to enjoy a choral concert in a relaxed environment

Vancouver | Heritage Hall Vancouver BC | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Music

Sigma Aqours 1st -Party Train to go-

Sigma presents you with our first Aqours live -Party Train to go!- During this live we will bring you with us on our Party Train, and lets enjoy the time together!

Vancouver | LaSalle College | 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Dance

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Mamma Mia - The Original Italian Class

There are two things you need to know about Italians. They love life, and they love to eat. Explore the culinary delights of Italy and take your taste buds beyond pizza and store-bought pasta into the realm of rich sauces and rustic wonders

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

2018 Astro Global Fan Meeting Vancouver

ASTRO is a South Korean boy group, debuted in 2016. The group consists of six highly talented members: Cha Eun-Woo, Moon Bin, MJ , Jinjin, Rocky, and Yoon San-Ha

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Arsen Shomakhov

Arsen Shomakhov is an electric blues performer truly dedicated to the style’s roots yet never hesitating to borrow means of expression from other genres

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

QueerProv : Challenge

Our battle format for the the QueerProv - Improv Comedy Late Night Stage. Four QueerProvers take on a non QP (ally) team and go head-to-head to win kooky prizes, the coveted QP Tiara(s) and bragging rights

Vancouver | XYYVR | 10:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Comedy

February 13, 2018

Tue

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Cryptoassets Conference Vancouver

Cryptoassets Conference Vancouver is a full day blockchain and cryptoassets event. Join us and thousands of others as we talk with some of the most important individuals in blockchain and crypto

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 9:00 am to 7:00 pm | Lecture

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Puppet Shows

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a festive puppet show

Vancouver | Strathcona Branch Library | 10:00 am to 10:30 am | Kids | Free

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Hawaiian Nights - A Culinary Tour of the Islands

Let the Dirty Apron take you on a culinary adventure with the tropical flavours of Hawaii. Start with a Ginger Soy Tuna Poke on Crispy Rice

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Where are you really from? Stories on being Black in Vancouver

What does it mean to be asked questions like this? Being Black in Vancouver holds something different for many people who grew up/live in this ethnically-diverse city

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Books

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Movies in the Morgue - Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

“Movies in the Morgue” will return this fall and we’re adding a theme this year…

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Spin In with the Whonnock Weavers

The Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild celebrate fibre arts of all kinds. Knitters, weavers, spinners and other fibre artists are welcome, as well as anyone interested in learning about fibre arts

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Lobby Nights. Songstage with Ivan Boudreau

Canadian musician and songwriter, Ivan Boudreau, hosts the evening with special guest songwriters followed by an open mic showcase for writers of original music. Songstage is presented with The Songwriters Association of Canada

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Fat Tuesday WISE Lounge Carnival

Live in the WISE Lounge Presents the Jazz By Committee doing Fat Tuesday WISE Lounge Carnival ... Join us as we continue the party from our East Van Mardi Gras Party

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Vancouver Story Slam

Our February storytellers are Al Tee, Aneesah Jaffer, Arianne Robbins, Cory Thibert, Elisa Paczos, Griffin, James Long, Johnny Scoop, Marylee Stephenson, Mike Sheridan, and Rob Boffard

Vancouver | Cottage Bistro | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Get Used to Me - cozy - Vinyl Release Party at The Fox

'cozy' - Vancity's newest rapper drops her first 7 inch vinyl on MSLX Recordings, copies will be at the show! 'cozy band' will be in full effect!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

LP with guest Noah Kahan

Laura Pergolizzi is an American singer and songwriter who performs under the stage name LP. She has released four albums and one EP

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Stage Time - Open Improv Jam

The producers of Lights! Improvised Sketch Comedy Show and Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show Vancouver - Dan Dumsha, Jamie Chrest and Sarah Dawn Pledge are holding a night to showcase and see more talent .... Yours!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy | Free

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Broken Tailbone by Nightswimming

Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Majid Jordan: The Space Between - A World Tour With guest Stwo

Majid Jordan is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Confiture by Guilt & Company

Confiture was established by one of Vancouver's most well-known and renowned bass players, Darren Parris. Performing instrumental versions of classic R&B/Dance hits, Confiture will keep you up on your feet all night

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

February 14, 2018

Wed

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Buildex 2018

BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Show

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Celebrate Valentine's Day at TWG Tea

TWG Tea celebrates the season of love with an artfully curated Valentine’s Day menu, set to enchant and delight the taste buds

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Free Lunar New Year art classes at Arts Umbrella

You’re invited to a fun, free morning of Lunar New Year themed art classes from 10 am to 1 pm, young artists ages 2 to 5 are invited to enjoy a morning of creative fun at Arts Umbrella!

Vancouver | Arts Umbrella | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Kids | Free

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Puppet Shows

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a festive puppet show

Vancouver | Kerrisdale Branch Library | 10:00 am to 11:30 am | Kids | Free

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Musical Mornings: At the Movies

Musical Mornings is a series of salon-style concerts hosted by internationally acclaimed and celebrated pianists Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Music

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunch Hour Sock Hop - 1950s Edition

What better way to spend a mid-week lunch hour than by dancing in your socks?

Vancouver | Gold Saucer Studio | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Dance | Free

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fun Home by Lisa Kron

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Musical

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

7 Days of Mahakala Prayer for Lunar New Year

Every year Thrangu Monastery holds a 1-week of Mahakala Prayer ceremony before the Lunar New Year. The prayer symbolizes be prosperity, good health, and success of the coming year

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery Canada | 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Festival | Free

Early Show: Raincity Blue

Raincity Blue effortlessly crosses vintage aesthetics with contemporary sounds

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Culinary Couplings - Adding Romance to Your Plate

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Valentine’s Day After Hours at Vancouver Aquarium

Love will be in the air at the Valentine’s Day edition of Vancouver Aquarium’s After Hours event. Sealed With A Fish.

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Valentine's Couples Cooking Demo & Dinner by Valentine Kitamura

Learn how to cook a romantic dinner or just come to have fun with other couples while savoring delicious French food!

Vancouver | The Uncommon Cafe | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Lovestruck Cabaret - Valentine's Dinner and Show

Bachata Dancers - Burlesque - Music - Magic - Lingerie Show

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Valentines Champagne Tasting

Whether you are spending Valentine’s Day with a special loved one, family member, or friend, Champagne is always a good idea!

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Winter 2018 Bellydance classes with Tamara

Start the year off with a technique intensive 6 week session with Tamara. We will be working with taking the basics to the next level, expanding your technical repertoire and focusing on smooth transitions through the evolution of movements

Burnaby | Dancin Stars | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

Springtime In Paris - Paint & Sip Night - Snacks Included

It’s spring time of the year again. You’ll be able to enjoy a glass of wine or beer & light appies while painting your very own masterpiece. We provide all the paint supplies and our artist takes you step by step through the painting..

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

Enchantment Under the Stars

Spend an enchanted evening enjoying live music, a little bit of science, catered appetizers and a specially created cosmic cocktail as we transform the Planetarium Star Theatre into a starry soirée.

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

artBAR: Pairing with Pastels with Lisa Lake

Explore the many possibilities of chalk pastels. With mark making, layering and blending affects you will create a vibrant finished piece. The results of this delicate medium will be taken home well protected in a tasteful frame

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Canucks vs. Panthers at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Anastasia

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen brings back the magical tale of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia for the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production

Chilliwack | HUB International Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Black Label Society with guests Corrosion of Conformity and EyeHateGod

Black Label Society bandleader Zakk Wylde wields his guitar like a Viking weapon, bashing out thick riffage and squeezing out expressive squeals as if the glory of his Berserker brotherhood depends upon every single note, which of course, it does.

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:45 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Small Stage: 37 - the valentine’s edition

Immerse yourself in hybrid dance-cabaret with the age-old exposé of the universal story of love

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Broken Tailbone by Nightswimming

Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Calabash with Desirée Dawson and Matt Storm

Come on down to Calabash Bistro to be serenaded by Desirée Dawson with special guest Matt Storm!

Vancouver | Calabash Bistro | 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

February 15, 2018

Thu

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Buildex 2018

BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Show

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Chinese New Year Festival & Celebrations with Bodhi Meditation

It's the time of the year again! Join us at Bodhi Meditation for 5 full days of celebrations for the Chinese New Year!

Richmond | Bodhi Meditation | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Classical Coffee Concert: At the Movies

The Bergmann Piano Duo are joined by a guest narrator for a program inspired by music from the big screen, featuring pieces from Ennio Morricone’s music

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Music

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Guided Tour at Lulu Island Winery

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Lulu Island Winery! During Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2018, Lulu Island Winery is offering VIP guided tours around their beautiful Tuscan-inspired estate winery from 11 am to 2 pm daily

Richmond | Lulu Island Winery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 KDocs: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Documentary Film Festival

Save the date! KDocs 2018 will be held at the Vancouver International Film Centre/Vancity Theatre!!

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 11:00 am to 10:00 pm | Film

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival | Free

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. A Lunar New Year lunch buffet

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 - with a rotating daily lunch buffet and a speciality set dinner menu by award winning chefs, Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng!

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 11:30 am to 2:30 pm | Food / Wine

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

KDocs 2018: To the Ends of the Earth + 2 Doc Shorts

Special Opening Night: Opening Night includes (1) a Gala Reception (drink ticket + appetizers) in the theatre's atrium (4:30 pm), a Keynote Address (5:15), and the triple-feature of The Caretakers, How to Stop a Pipeline, and To the Ends of the Earth

Vancouver | Vancouver International Film Festival | 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. New Year’s Dinner

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 Chinese Fine Dining with a premium set dinner menu by award winning Chef Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng – a truly unique experience

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

CAG Behind the Scenes Tour - Jas Lally

Join CAG Assistant Curator, Jas Lally for a free behind the scenes tour of the current exhibitions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

A Conversation with Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama

Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm | Lecture

Lind 2018: Susan Rice on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order

The focus for the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies series in Winter Term 2, 2018 at UBC Vancouver is "The Unravelling of the Liberal Order." The series will run from January to March, 2018.

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson Book Tour Live in Vancouver

The UBC Free Speech Club has proudly partnered with Penguin Random House to bring Dr. Jordan B. Peterson back to Vancouver for yet another lecture!

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Valentines Day Couples Cocktail Crafting with Lavish Liquids

The Dirty Apron is excited to partner up with a Lavish Liquid master mixologist for a special Valentines Thirsty Thursday, where couples experience, create, and enjoy romance-inspired cocktails together

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Love, Magic and Dinner starring Chris Funk

Valentine's Day is reportedly the second-busiest day for restaurants in North America, next to Mother's Day. So instead of trying to find a restaurant to make reservation on Valentine night, come to our event the night after and be unique!

Coquitlam | Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Food / Wine

Sean Rowe at Wise Hall

On Thursday, February 15th, 2018 LIVE at The WISE is honored to present Sean Rowe.

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Wax hoks en Shqalawin (Open Your Hearts)

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Festival

Tentatively Virile: An Apology

Tentatively Virile: An Apology - Art exhibit with works by Cam Jennings

Vancouver | Slice of Life Gallery & Studios | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Exhibition

PechaKucha Night Vol. 44

Join us at Vancouver Playhouse for a night of ideas, creativity, inspiration and good times. We're curating a great group of speakers and should have the full list released next week

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Business / Finance

A Trashy Night With Some Friends

Join René Aussant and 4 of Vancouver's finest bands for a trashy night of fun

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

Abra Cadabra - A Tribute to The Music & Magic of ABBA

Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents ABRA CADABRA – A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC AND MAGIC OF ABBA on Thursday, February 15 at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Opt's 5th Annual Heart Your Parts Breakfast 2018

Sexual and Reproductive Health week, held annually in February, is a national event intended to raise awareness of sexual and reproductive health issues and reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections.

Vancouver | Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel | 7:30 pm to 10:00 am | Active Life / Health

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Julian Lage Trio

One of jazz’s breezier virtuosos, possessed of an unflappable technical facility and a seemingly boundless curiosity

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Ezralow Dance (USA)

Award-winning choreographer / director / multi-media artist Daniel Ezralow‘s unique style of physical expression and articulate choreography has earned him a distinguished reputation as a groundbreaking artist worldwide.

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Small Stage: 37 - the valentine’s edition

Immerse yourself in hybrid dance-cabaret with the age-old exposé of the universal story of love

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Walk the Moon with guests Company of Thieves

Ohio’s Walk the Moon have been captivating audiences with their energetic live shows for the better part of a decade

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

UBC Choirs: Unicornis Captivatur

Presented by the UBC School of Music

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The History of Romance

Fresh off showcasing at Just For Laughs and Comedy Central Canadian Comedy Award-nominated duo Hip.Bang! is in Surrey with their critcally acclaimed show The History of Romance

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Parquet Courts and Thurston Moore with guests Heron Oblivion

Co-headlining show featuring American indie rock bands

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Search for Vancouver's Next Drag Superstar 2018

This competition aims to find some of the strongest Drag Performer from across Greater Vancouver. We invite them to compete in the blockbuster competition

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Show

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Broken Tailbone by Nightswimming

Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Countdown Night to Chinese New Year of the Dog

Join Aberdeen Centre in welcoming the Year of the Dog on their Countdown Night to Chinese New Year!

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 8:30 pm to 0:10 am | Party | Free

Calabash with Afro bongo flavour Night

Come on down to Calabash Bistro to be a night of reggae fro beat

Vancouver | Calabash Bistro | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Dance

Sherman Tai Charity Fortune Reading at River Rock Casino Resort

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at River Rock Casino Resort. Get your fortune told by Master Sherman Tai! Tai's reputation as a fortune teller and feng shui master is well established in Vancouver and Richmond, as well as in Hong Kong

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

The Sheepdogs

The Sheepdogs are a Canadian rock and roll band formed in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 2006

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Thursday Proper at XY with Joel Armstrong, Av Ram & Guests

Join us February 15th for our next show in the heart of the West End, XY!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

GroundUp feat. The Malcolm Aiken Quintet

Forged in the heart of Gastown, this bold new project from Canadian trumpeter Malcolm Aiken is the result of his celebrated three year residency right here at Guilt & Company

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic goes down every Thursday in the Comedy Basement at Goldies, from 10pm until we run out of comics!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Performing Arts | Free

February 16, 2018

Fri

Tibetan Lunar New Year Celebration

Thrangu Monastery Canada is the first Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in North America. As the Chinese New Year approaches so does the Tibetan New Year. This year is special as Tibetan and Chinese New Year fall on the same date

Richmond | Thrangu Monastery | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Festival | Free

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Chinese New Year Festival & Celebrations with Bodhi Meditation

It's the time of the year again! Join us at Bodhi Meditation for 5 full days of celebrations for the Chinese New Year!

Richmond | Bodhi Meditation | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Peter Bakonnyi Coupe Du Monde World Cup 2018

BC Fencing Championship. The Peter Bakonyi World Cup is the only fencing World Cup for the Épée weapon held in North America, and one of five Épée World Cups held annually around the world

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Sports

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Puppet Shows

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a festive puppet show

Vancouver | Fraserview Branch Library | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Kids | Free

Guided Tour at Lulu Island Winery

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Lulu Island Winery! During Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2018, Lulu Island Winery is offering VIP guided tours around their beautiful Tuscan-inspired estate winery from 11 am to 2 pm daily

Richmond | Lulu Island Winery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

Celebrating Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018 at International Village

Join the Festive Chinese Heritage Village on the Upper Level, bringing forth the intangible colourful heritage of arts and crafts, cultural aspects of folklife, as well as the tangible culinary delights and snack of Chinese New Year

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 11:00 am to 8:00 pm | Family | Free

Aberdeen Centre's Golden Dragon and Lion Dance

Watch the golden dragon and eight lions wake up after a traditional eye dotting ceremony; followed by a very exciting and spectacular lion dance performance with a live firecracker display

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family | Free

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Scháyilhen Industry Series

Be Part of the Talking Stick Festival 2018 ~ Western Canada’s Premier Indigenous Performing Arts Festival by attending Scháyilhen Industry Series!

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 KDocs: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Documentary Film Festival

Save the date! KDocs 2018 will be held at the Vancouver International Film Centre/Vancity Theatre!!

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 11:00 am to 10:00 pm | Film

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival | Free

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. A Lunar New Year lunch buffet

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 - with a rotating daily lunch buffet and a speciality set dinner menu by award winning chefs, Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng!

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 11:30 am to 2:30 pm | Food / Wine

KDocs 2018: Solitary

Located on an Appalachian mountaintop in Wise County, Va., Red Onion State Prison is a "supermax" facility built to house individual inmates in 8'x10' solitary-confinement cells, 23 hours a day, for months, years, and sometimes decades

Vancouver | Vancouver International Film Festival | 11:45 am to 2:15 pm | Film

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Celebration

Come and enjoy Yaohan Centre's Chinese New Year Celebration entertainments including dragon and lion dance, firecrackers, and green picking at plateau sphere Jong

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Festival | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

KDocs 2018: Death by Design

"The Dirty Secret of Our Digital Addiction: consumers love and live on their smartphones, tablets, and laptops. A cascade of new devices pours endlessly into the market, promising even better communication, non-stop entertainment, and instant informat

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 2:45 pm to 5:00 pm | Film

Lit circle - book club! Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Hey guys, if you like reading and discussing novels with your pals we have a club for you! Come on out and read some cool books with us. General chats about books

Surrey | The Youth Space of South Surrey | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Books | Free

Hacking Success, Her Way: An Evening With Lorna Vanderhaeghe and Tosca Reno

Join the Serendipity ladies for a cocktail pre party to the Project Her event, "Hacking Success Her Way" with Lorna Vanderhaage and Tosca Reno

Burnaby | Element Vancouver Metrotown | 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Business / Finance

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. New Year’s Dinner

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 Chinese Fine Dining with a premium set dinner menu by award winning Chef Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng – a truly unique experience

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Lanterns in the Garden

Experience an authentic Chinese lantern festival (yuánxiāo jié) in Vancouver’s classical Chinese garden

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

LunarFest at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza

LunarFest returns to the newly renovated Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza. From meeting a giant husky to chasing the moon in "Moon Crawl", you and your family are about to experience the most memorable Year of the Dog ever!

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Better Together - An Ocean Inspired Couples' Class

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Chinese New Year Toonie Skate

Join us for ice skating, face painting, crafts and games. Toonie admission includes helmet and skate rental

Burnaby | Kensington Recreation Complex | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Blessing Ceremony and Lion Dance at River Rock Casino Resort

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at River Rock Casino Resort. Watch the colourful lions and dragon come to life and join in the festivities at the River Rock Hotel Lobby

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Demo & Dine: You, Me & The Sea

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join us for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Traditional Chinese New Year Lion Dance

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Parq Vancouver beginning at 7pm with a traditional Lion Dance complete with 8 lions and the Fortune God bearing free Year of the Dog keychains for everyone!

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Festival

Dua Lipa - The Self-Titled Tour

Dua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter and model. Her musical career began at age 16, when she began covering songs by other artists on YouTube

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Sokalo by [ZØGMA]

Hailing from Quebec, [ZØGMA], is a percussive dance company who share their cultural diversity by combining music and choreography with a contemporary approach and aesthetic to folklore

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

Abundance Farm Fundraiser Launch Party

The time has come for Abundance Community Farm to take it to the next level! We are very excited to launch our farm fundraiser, and we are asking you to help us kick it off

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Worship Central Conference 2018

We're delighted to announce Worship Central Conference 2018! We gather to be unified by the presence of God, to get equipped for worship through theological teaching and practical sessions, and ultimately to lift high the name of Jesus through worship.

Vancouver | The Centre for Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Enter Shikari with guests Single Mothers and Milk Teeth

Enter Shikari are a British rock band formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 1999 under the name Hybryd by bassist Chris Batten, lead vocalist and keyboardist Roughton "Rou" Reynolds, and drummer Rob Rolfe

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Jay Som and Japanese Breakfast with Hand Habits

​Co-headlining show featuring American indie singer-​songwriters, on tour to support their latest new releases

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

2018 LunarFest: The Butterfly Lovers

LunarFest and Ballet Productions Canada Society present - The Butterfly Lovers

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different - a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Ezralow Dance (USA)

Award-winning choreographer / director / multi-media artist Daniel Ezralow‘s unique style of physical expression and articulate choreography has earned him a distinguished reputation as a groundbreaking artist worldwide.

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Black Wizard - Livin' Oblivion LP release w. Mean Jeans + guests

Vancouver metal stalwarts Black Wizard drop their highly anticipated new LP 'Livin' Oblivion' on Listenable Records with a stellar support cast featuring Portlands Mean Jeans

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

I'm Hip! Kate Hammett-Vaughan sings the Songs of Dave Frishberg

Dave Frishberg is part of the pantheon of great American songwriters along side Duke Ellington, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Burt Bacharach

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Small Stage: 37 - the valentine’s edition

Immerse yourself in hybrid dance-cabaret with the age-old exposé of the universal story of love

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school - from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Tigran Hamasyan

Armenian Cultural Association of BC is pleased to present Tigran Hamasyan in concert on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Vancouver Academy of Music

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre - Beethoven: Pastoral and Piano

British pianist Stephen Hough, Renaissance man, polymath, and one of the most important pianists of his generation, performs Beethoven’s stormy and Romantic Piano Concerto No. 4

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Jungle's World Presents: Vancity Unchained

Jungle's World Presents: VANCITY UNCHAINED on Friday, February 16th at 8pm down in the Special Projects Space

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

The History of Romance

From Romeo and Juliet to the mess that is modern dating, this playful and absurd show by comedy duo Hip.Bang! (Just For Laughs, Comedy Central) will make you laugh like a child who has just learned about ice cream.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Comedy

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen Anastasia

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen brings back the magical tale of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia for the 100th anniversary of the story and the 10th anniversary of the production

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Broken Tailbone by Nightswimming

Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Sherman Tai Charity Fortune Reading at River Rock Casino Resort

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at River Rock Casino Resort. Get your fortune told by Master Sherman Tai! Tai's reputation as a fortune teller and feng shui master is well established in Vancouver and Richmond, as well as in Hong Kong

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

The Sheepdogs

The Sheepdogs are a Canadian rock and roll band formed in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 2006

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Mike Machado

Mike Machado is a Canadian-born, Blues-Rock recording artist currently based in Vancouver, BC. Heavily drawing on the influence of rock guitars and psychedelic and modern blues music, Mike Machado lives to play music with passion and soul

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 10:00 pm to 1:30 am | Music

Happy Ending Fridays x Lunar New Years

Happy Ending Fridays celebrates Lunar New Year with Rico Uno, Flores + Palehock

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Max Graham - Open to Close Set at Celebrities

Providing a unique blend of Progressive, Techno & Trance, Max Graham joins us Fri, Feb 16th for a very special open-close performance!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Senseless: A Night of Sensory Deprived Standup Comedy

What happens when you take the city's most accomplished stand-up comedians and force them to do their sets while blindfolded and wearing noise-cancelling headphones? LET'S FIND OUT

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

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Think and Grow Rich for Women

Think And Grow Rich For Women is an experiential event for women looking to create their ideal life, on their terms

Langley | Cascades Casino Resort | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

DANCEPL3Y Kids Instructor Training

DANCEPL3Y is a world leader in developing physical literacy through dance! Get Certified and bring our high-enegy, play-based physical activity program to kids at your local recreation centre, fitness gym or school today!

Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Dance

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Chinese New Year Festival & Celebrations with Bodhi Meditation

It's the time of the year again! Join us at Bodhi Meditation for 5 full days of celebrations for the Chinese New Year!

Richmond | Bodhi Meditation | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

The 26th Annual Wellness Show

New Rave Productions is pleased to present The Wellness Show, the West Coast's largest and long-established lifestyles showcase

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Lunar New Year at the Market

Lonsdale Quay Market is excited to celebrate Lunar New Year!

North Vancouver | Lonsdale Quay Market | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Festival | Free

Vancouver Golf Expo

The Vancouver Golf & Travel Show (now Vancouver GOLFEXPO) has been playing an integral part of helping grow the game of golf in British Columbia for the past 21 years

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Peter Bakonnyi Coupe Du Monde World Cup 2018

BC Fencing Championship. The Peter Bakonyi World Cup is the only fencing World Cup for the Épée weapon held in North America, and one of five Épée World Cups held annually around the world

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Sports

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Japanese Book Sale | 古本市

Join us at the largest Japanese Book Sale in Metro Vancouver. Over 30,000 used books will be for sale, plus delicious Japanese food stands. Bring the kids to celebrate Hina Matsuri & delight in fun kid-friendly activities

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Books | Free

Vancouver International Puppet Festival. A Birdy Told Me So

Eight year old Kellie doesn’t feel like she fits in at school until she receives a birthday gift that talks on its own! It’s Magrau, a chatty and confident bird puppet who has a flair for singing, dancing and making people laugh

Vancouver | Performance Works | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Show

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience.

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Celebrations on Granville Island

Granville Island will celebrate the Lunar New Year with a traditional Lion Dance parade starting at 10:30am in the Public Market. Follow the lion dancers as they travel to the Net Loft, Creekhouse and Railspur Alley!

Vancouver | Granville Island Public Market | 10:30 am to 2:00 pm | Family | Free

Guided Tour at Lulu Island Winery

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Lulu Island Winery! During Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2018, Lulu Island Winery is offering VIP guided tours around their beautiful Tuscan-inspired estate winery from 11 am to 2 pm daily

Richmond | Lulu Island Winery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

Celebrating Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018 at International Village

Join the Festive Chinese Heritage Village on the Upper Level, bringing forth the intangible colourful heritage of arts and crafts, cultural aspects of folklife, as well as the tangible culinary delights and snack of Chinese New Year

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 11:00 am to 8:00 pm | Family | Free

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Scháyilhen Industry Series

Be Part of the Talking Stick Festival 2018 ~ Western Canada’s Premier Indigenous Performing Arts Festival by attending Scháyilhen Industry Series!

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 KDocs: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Documentary Film Festival

Save the date! KDocs 2018 will be held at the Vancouver International Film Centre/Vancity Theatre!!

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 11:00 am to 10:00 pm | Film

It Takes Two - A Class for Couples

We all love that quiet table at our favourite restaurant, but for those that like to get their hands a little dirty, we’ve got the class for you (both of you)

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Cooking

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Festival | Free

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Lunar New Year Puppet Shows

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a festive puppet show

Vancouver | Kensington Branch Library | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Kids | Free

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. A Lunar New Year lunch buffet

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 - with a rotating daily lunch buffet and a speciality set dinner menu by award winning chefs, Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng!

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 11:30 am to 2:30 pm | Food / Wine

KDocs 2018: Birth of a Family

This is the story of a young woman, known as Genghis Khan, who is doing that today...

Vancouver | Vancouver International Film Festival | 11:45 am to 2:15 pm | Film

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Th’woxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish by Axis Theatre

Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, tells the story of Th’owxiya, whose mouth holds the most delicious foods, but if you steal from her, she’ll eat you and your family

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Chinese New Year Festival at Lansdowne Centre

Join us for a full day of free family fun including: Lion Dance, Money God visits, live traditional and modern stage performances, community booths, give-aways and more

Richmond | Lansdowne Centre | 12:30 am to 5:00 pm | Family | Free

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Cascades Casino! with a Lion Dance & Fortune God Parade

Langley | Cascades Casino Resort | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Party

Aberdeen Centre's Chinese New Year Cultural Showcase

Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Cultural Showcase at the Aberdeen Centre!

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Salmon Girl

Returning favourite Salmon Girl explores the world of water and salmon through theatre, dance, music and puppetry. This piece for all ages follows the journey of a young girl into this magical world

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm | Show

Momoland Bboom Bboom Flashmob with Everald!

Everald will be holding a public flashmob event this coming to celebrate Momoland's successful promotion and to also congratulate them publicly!!

Vancouver | Downtown Robson Square | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Vancouver International Puppet Festival. A Birdy Told Me So by Kellie Haines and Jeny Cassady

Eight year old Kellie doesn’t feel like she fits in at school until she receives a birthday gift that talks on its own! It’s Magrau, a chatty and confident bird puppet who has a flair for singing, dancing and making people laugh

Vancouver | Performance Works | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Show

Jimmy Gallagher Memorial & Provincial Team Box-Offs

The 2018 Annual Jimmy Gallagher Memorial Tournament will take place at the Cloverdale Legion #6 in Surrey, BC

Surrey | Cloverdale Legion Branch 6 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Sports

2018 Black History Month Youth Summit

UCABC will be hosting its first ever Black History Month Youth Summit at Douglas College New Westminster Campus

New Westminster | Douglas College | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Party

Fun Home by Lisa Kron

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

Fool for Love

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

CHBC Open House/Charity Fundraiser

We're doing it again! After taking a break in January, we are back at it for our Open House/Pop Up Tasting room

Vancouver | Coal Harbour Brewing Company | 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Matinee

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Musical

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ruined

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Jabberwocky by Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Studio 58: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

CAG Workshop - Weaving with Travis Meinolf

Join internationally renowned weaver Travis Meinolf for a demonstration and workshop on the backstrap loom

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Seven Tyrants Theatre: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Theatre

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. New Year’s Dinner

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 Chinese Fine Dining with a premium set dinner menu by award winning Chef Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng – a truly unique experience

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Lanterns in the Garden

Experience an authentic Chinese lantern festival (yuánxiāo jié) in Vancouver’s classical Chinese garden

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Family

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

KDocs 2018: Shadow World

Keynote by author Andrew Feinstein ( The Shadow World, Inside the Global Arms Trade ), plus post-screening panel discussion. Director in Attendance

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Film

Jacob Sartorius - The Left Me Hangin Tour with guest Hayden Summerall, Zach Clayton

Rolf Jacob Sartorius, known professionally as Jacob Sartorius, is an American singer and internet personality, who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Music

Be/Longing Exhibit Opening

Join us for our latest exhibit, Be/Longing on the Anvil Centre 3rd Floor at the museum

New Westminster | New Westminster Museum | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Theatre

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Demo & Dine: You, Me & The Sea

Come join us for our Demo & Dine-style cooking class series, where you will join us for an intimate evening of culinary education, delicious food and beautiful wine

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Warhol.SS - Vancouver

On that same shi with WARHOL.SS as he takes over Venue for a special all ages show

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Worship Central Conference 2018

We're delighted to announce Worship Central Conference 2018! We gather to be unified by the presence of God, to get equipped for worship through theological teaching and practical sessions, and ultimately to lift high the name of Jesus through worship.

Vancouver | The Centre for Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Judah & The Lion: Going To Mars Tour With guests Tall Heights and Colony House

Judah & the Lion is an American band from Nashville, Tennessee, that started in 2011. Their latest release is the deluxe edition of Folk Hop 'n Roll

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

ReCharge 2018

ReCharge is a burner inspired crowd fundraising event where you get to choose which project your money goes to.

Vancouver | Croation Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Geeks v Nerds - Ep 41: I Still Know What You Did Last Femageddon

Episode 41! February! Valentines Day is a distant memory - and winter is almost ending. (Unless this winter never ends, then we are sorry for giving you false hope.)

Vancouver | XYYVR | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Comedy

The Coronas at The Biltmore Cabaret

With four double platinum albums, a slew of top ten singles, sold out arenas and a legion of devoted fans behind them The Coronas have earned their title as one of Ireland’s best loved and hardest working bands

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Circa 51 Presents: Spark

Acts of love and other important stuff. Circa 51 is proud to present Spark! Spark is a cabaret style circus showcase that explores the many facets of this thing called love

New Westminster | The Columbia | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Canucks vs. Bruins at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Rising Stars 2018

Since 2009, the Richmond Orchestra has organised an annual “Rising Stars” concert that invites young local musicians to rehearse and perform with a full orchestra

Richmond | Fraserview MB Church | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Music

Symphony at the Annex - Plum(b)

Plum(b) presents music that explores depths of pitch and hue, and takes a probing look back at one of the earliest extant recordings of the human voice. Featuring Plumb, a brand-new contrabassoon concerto by Jeffrey Ryan

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Shakespeare After Dark - Bad Romance

Shakespeare After Dark is back with a rocking February show: Bad Romance. What will happen to our darling Juliet when Romeo's taken a different type of poison?

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Bloodfeud: Love-feud

This month's comedy action will be hot and heavy, so join us for the Bloodfeud Love-feud. Grab a friend, loved one, someone you hate, or just come by yourself

Vancouver | Little Mountain Comedy Department | 7:45 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Sylvia By A.R. Gurney

When Greg stumbles on a homeless mutt in the park, it’s love at first sight, but when he brings her home, it shakes up his life, his job and his marriage

North Vancouver | North Vancouver Community Players | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Troker

Funkadelic. Post-rock. Boundary-averse. Blurring jazz, rock, mariachi, metal, funk and hip hop, Mexico’s Troker refuses to be pigeonholed.

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Toshiko Ezaki Canadian Debut Concert

Toshiko Ezaki is a composer, singer, songwriter, and producer from Kyoto, Japan, who is now living in Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver | Cottage Bistro | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Ezralow Dance (USA)

Award-winning choreographer / director / multi-media artist Daniel Ezralow‘s unique style of physical expression and articulate choreography has earned him a distinguished reputation as a groundbreaking artist worldwide.

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Small Stage: 37 - the valentine’s edition

Immerse yourself in hybrid dance-cabaret with the age-old exposé of the universal story of love

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Vancouver Chamber Choir. Maestro! The Annual Conductors’ Concert

Our Conductors’ Concert is one of the most fascinating events of the choral season

Vancouver | Dunbar Ryerson United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

An original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school - from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre - Beethoven: Pastoral and Piano

British pianist Stephen Hough, Renaissance man, polymath, and one of the most important pianists of his generation, performs Beethoven’s stormy and Romantic Piano Concerto No. 4

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

El Carnaval de Barranquilla en Vancouver

GPA Live Concerts te vuelve a traer a Vancouver el Carnaval de Barranquilla 2018

Vancouver | Hungarian Hall | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Festival

Illumination - Persian & Turkish Music Concert

Vashaan Music Society and Caravan World Rhythms once again join forces to present a sublime evening of Persian and Turkish music, reuniting international-renowned Turkish Sufi musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek with Vancouver’s premiere Vashaan Persian Music En

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Align Entertainment: Legally Blonde - The Musical

We can’t wait to have you join us!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Musical

Vancouver International Puppet Festival. Heart On Cabaret: A Night of Adults Only Puppetry

Who doesn’t love a dirty puppet show? Valentine’s Day Lovers/Haters alike will have a riot at this year’s puppet cabaret. From stripping puppets to raunchy puppet standup, we’ve got it all at the Heart On Cabaret!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Self Help Presents - Full Moondle

Magic realism meets jazz-influenced indie pop: inspired by the writings of Jorge Luis Borges, Vancouver’s Moondle navigates dreamy sonic labyrinths, enchanting libraries of real and made-up languages, and lush, imaginative musical interplay

Vancouver | Gold Saucer Studio | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

FOOT Stompin' BARN Burner #2

Too much fun to put in words!!! All these bands have wowed crowds and they're gonna all be in one place!!! Gonna be epic!!! Dancin', Foot Stompin' and all kinds of Rumpus will be happening!!!

Vancouver | Commercial Drive Legion | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Heartbreak

Heartbreak Bois Rdy 2 Mend Your Shattered Soul With Straight Bangers All Night

Vancouver | The Avant-Garden | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Dance

Martin Mayer: The Grande Piano Show

Martin Mayer has performed sold-out national tours in China in 2001, 2009, 2010 and 2014, totalling more than 29-city performances, headlined the Canadian Music, Food & Wine Festival twice in Taiwan, and dazzled concert-goers in his native Czech Republic

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jabberwocky. Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

No Foreigners at Vancity Culture Lab

Shopping malls become a portal into surreal worlds that carry the nuanced stories of loss and resilience from the Chinese diaspora

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

WCSO: Mahler "Symphony of a Thousand" with Vancouver Bach Choir

Welcome to our February concert! We're partnering with the wonderful Vancouver Bach Choir to present Mahler’s epic Symphony No.8 – “Symphony of a Thousand” under the direction of VBC Music Director Leslie Dala at The Orpheum Theatre

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Broken Tailbone by Nightswimming

Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Ponytails with Andrew Phelan and Pleasure Blimps

Spawned from best friends Harvey Merrit and Travis Goeres love of pizza, pop culture and the loss and labours of their own hearts.

Vancouver | The Cobalt | 8:30 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturday f. Amber Harper Young

The Comedy Basement Saturday Showcase features a lineup of Vancouver's funniest professional & up-and-coming stand up comics every Saturday night at Goldies!

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies Pizza | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Blocktreat with Malcolm Jack

Upon Return From Our 'north Into Now' Tour Up To Haida Gwaii, Blocktreat And Mjb Will Be Stepping Into The Cosmic Premises Known As The Cloud To Feed Yer City-bound Brain With Sound

Vancouver | China Cloud Gallery | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Love Your Parents Tour - A Live Experience by Brockhampton

A left-field act whose material ranges from ominous posse cuts to light R&B ballads, Brockhampton prefer “all-American boy band” to “rap group” as a designation

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Brennan Heart by Solid

Hardstyle mastermind Brennan Heart makes his solo headline show at the Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Black History Month Showcase - Hosted by Krystle Dos Santos

Tonight's show will feature some of Vancouver’s best and brightest including Yaa-Hemaa Obiri-Yeboah, poet Ayanda Mgoduka, singer Garfield Wilson, and many more

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 10:00 pm to 1:30 am | Music

Jerry Folk X Saint Wknd - Foreign Affair Tour

SAINT WKND & Jerry Folk bring their soulful grooves to #CelebsPlayhouse for the Foreign Affair Tour!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Quix in the Celebrities Underground

Join the movement and find your Way Home with New Zealand powerhouse QUIX as he returns to Vancouver for his World Tour 2018 alongside heavy hitter Juelz

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

The Actor's Nightmare - Scripted Theatre and Improv Collide!

Every actor has a nightmare where they find themselves on stage without knowing any of their lines, or even having read the script!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

February 18, 2018

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Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

DANCEPL3Y Kids Instructor Training

DANCEPL3Y is a world leader in developing physical literacy through dance! Get Certified and bring our high-enegy, play-based physical activity program to kids at your local recreation centre, fitness gym or school today!

Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Dance

Chinese New Year Festival & Celebrations with Bodhi Meditation

It's the time of the year again! Join us at Bodhi Meditation for 5 full days of celebrations for the Chinese New Year!

Richmond | Bodhi Meditation | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

The 26th Annual Wellness Show

New Rave Productions is pleased to present The Wellness Show, the West Coast's largest and long-established lifestyles showcase

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Amazing Yarn and Knitting Supply Sale

We are having an amazing yarn sale with a huge inventory of yarns from many manufacturers. We have knitting supplies, including needles, patterns, buttons etc

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

Year of the Dog Temple Fair

The Year of the Dog Temple Fair celebration is filled with barks of joy. Er nao, or “hot and noisy”, is the spirit behind the public event at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Chinese New Year Festival 2018 at Dharma Drum Vancouver Centre

Dharma Drum Vancouver Centre presents a Chinese New Year Festival with lots of fun, hands-on activities. A great activity for families!

Richmond | Dharma Drum Vancouver Centre | 10:00 am to 2:30 pm | Family | Free

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Retro Design & Antiques Fair

This fun Sunday show features 185 tables of fabulous finds for you and your eclectic abode - 175 different vendors equals a super selection to suit every taste and budget!

Vancouver | Croatian Centre | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Fair

Vancouver Golf Expo

The Vancouver Golf & Travel Show (now Vancouver GOLFEXPO) has been playing an integral part of helping grow the game of golf in British Columbia for the past 21 years

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Peter Bakonnyi Coupe Du Monde World Cup 2018

BC Fencing Championship. The Peter Bakonyi World Cup is the only fencing World Cup for the Épée weapon held in North America, and one of five Épée World Cups held annually around the world

Richmond | Richmond Olympic Oval | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Sports

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Japanese Book Sale | 古本市

Join us at the largest Japanese Book Sale in Metro Vancouver. Over 30,000 used books will be for sale, plus delicious Japanese food stands. Bring the kids to celebrate Hina Matsuri & delight in fun kid-friendly activities

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Books | Free

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Oscar Sermon Series 2018 - The Post

Join us for our 7th annual Oscar Sermon Series with Rev. Gary Paterson and Rev. Dan Chambers. A fascinating theological review of some of the year’s best films

Vancouver | St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church | 10:30 am to 11:45 am | Lecture

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

Celebrating Chinese New Year in a fun, cultural extravaganza of activities is a famous Aberdeen Centre tradition since 1989.

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Get Lucky Art Show 2018

In celebration of Chinese New Year 2018, District Local Vancouver has invited Vancouver artists to create artwork on red pocket/lucky envelopes for a one-day art show

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Guided Tour at Lulu Island Winery

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Lulu Island Winery! During Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2018, Lulu Island Winery is offering VIP guided tours around their beautiful Tuscan-inspired estate winery from 11 am to 2 pm daily

Richmond | Lulu Island Winery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

Celebrating Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018 at International Village

Join the Festive Chinese Heritage Village on the Upper Level, bringing forth the intangible colourful heritage of arts and crafts, cultural aspects of folklife, as well as the tangible culinary delights and snack of Chinese New Year

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 11:00 am to 8:00 pm | Family | Free

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Scháyilhen Industry Series

Be Part of the Talking Stick Festival 2018 ~ Western Canada’s Premier Indigenous Performing Arts Festival by attending Scháyilhen Industry Series!

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

LunarFest: A Celebration for Dogs! (And Dog Lovers!)

Celebrate Year of the Dog with mankind’s best friends at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza! For one day only, enjoy some fantastic activities and experiences for you and your dog!

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza | 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival | Free

45th Annual Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade

The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 45th time. This signature event of Vancouver's Chinatown will feature lion dances, cultural dance troupes, marching bands, martial arts performances and much more!

Vancouver | Chinatown | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Festival | Free

2018 KDocs: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Documentary Film Festival

Save the date! KDocs 2018 will be held at the Vancouver International Film Centre/Vancity Theatre!!

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 11:00 am to 10:00 pm | Film

The Best Brunch Class - Weekend Mornings just got Tastier

Get ready for the ultimate brunch experience

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Cooking

Rizwan Virk - Treasure Hunt

Join Rizwan Virk, renowned entrepreneur and MIT grad, for a presentation on using synchronicity, dreams, and inner clues in your career and life, and learn about Riz's $20,000 Treasure Hunt Business Contest!

Vancouver | Banyen Books & Sound | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm | Lecture | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Tri-Cities Cask Festival Winter 2018 Tri-Cities Battle

This is the first Tri-Cities Cask Battle featuring 1 or 2 casks from every Tri-Cities Brewery that is open or about to open including:

Coquitlam | John B Pub | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver International Puppet Festival. A Birdy Told Me So

Eight year old Kellie doesn’t feel like she fits in at school until she receives a birthday gift that talks on its own! It’s Magrau, a chatty and confident bird puppet who has a flair for singing, dancing and making people laugh

Vancouver | Performance Works | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Show

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Lunar New Year Celebration at Parker Place Mall

Enjoy a variety of events for Lunar New Year at Richmond's Parker Place Mall! The God of Fortune will be spreading the happiness while a group of lions dance in celebration

Richmond | Parker Place Mall | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

Aberdeen Centre's Chinese New Year Cultural Showcase

Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Cultural Showcase at the Aberdeen Centre!

Richmond | Aberdeen Centre | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

St. James’ Anglican Church presents: Alio Modo featuring Vancouver Viols

Vancouver Viols is a consortium of musicians in and around Vancouver, BC who are dedicated to exploring music for viola da gamba: a Renaissance instrument with a rich, clear, and expressive sound

Vancouver | St. James Anglican Church | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Music

VAM Symphony Orchestra: Brahms' Symphony No. 1 by Vancouver Academy of Music

Slowly rising from the tremendous shadow of Beethoven’s symphonic works, Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 was created with painstaking care over a period of 21 years

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show!

Vancouver | Performance Works | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Open Hearts Theatre: Teachers

Local production company, Open Hearts Theatre Company presents Teachers, an original Canadian stage play about the mysteries of high school – from the unique perspective of the staff room

Vancouver | Jericho Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Drinking Habits By Tom Smith

Wine and secrets are spilled in this laugh-out-loud production!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

My Funny Valentine

Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Broken Tailbone by Nightswimming

Celebrated writer and performer Carmen Aguirre leads a Latin American dance lesson that flows into Carmen’s remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture, and the forgotten origins of the salsa

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Dance

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Fundraiser Concert

Hosted by Markus Masaites. I will be performing the fantastic Grieg Concerto (all 3 movements for the first time!) I will also be including another favourite, Chopin's Ballade n

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Studio 58: The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzers - the only author to win for a novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and two plays, Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, which was written just before America entered WWII. The play is about fortitude and the fate of humani

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

CAG Workshop - Weaving with Travis Meinolf

Join internationally renowned weaver Travis Meinolf for a demonstration and workshop on the backstrap loom

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Workshop

CAG Exhibition Tour in Spanish

Join Valentina Acevedo Montilla for a free tour of the current exhibitions in Spanish

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Szymanowski Quartet & Richard O'Neill

The Friends of Chamber Music present the Szymanowski Quartet and Richard O'Neill, viola

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Tales of Love: a Journey Through Time

With harp, guitar, flute, voices, and drums, Caelestra will take you on a musical journey through the ages of love

Delta | Ladner United Church | 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm | Music

PSWE The Mother Earth Project: Geosphere

This season the ensemble will explore, through a number of major works both original and transcribed, musical responses to our planet and life upon it

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm | Music

KDocs 2018: Workers Voices

Worker Voices is the first film to fully explore the lives, work, and organizing efforts of Bangladesh's garment workers

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm | Film

Studio Snake Photoshoot

Greg McKinnon and The Circus SideShow Reptiles come together to give you the oppertunity to get studio quality photo's with some of the most beautiful snakes in the world!

Vancouver | 343 Railway St | 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886. New Year’s Dinner

Celebrate Year of the Dog at 1886 Chinese Fine Dining with a premium set dinner menu by award winning Chef Richard Chen and Jinsheng Zheng – a truly unique experience

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

LunarFest at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza

LunarFest returns to the newly renovated Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza. From meeting a giant husky to chasing the moon in "Moon Crawl", you and your family are about to experience the most memorable Year of the Dog ever!

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

KDocs 2018: Dolores

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 7:50 pm | Film

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Culinary Couplings - Adding Romance to Your Plate

Calling all meat lovers! Want to learn how to prepare the juiciest meats possible? This carnivore friendly class will teach you how to grill, roast and braise your favourite cuts of bone-in meat to perfection with a range of mouth-watering flavours

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Pre-show Talk: From a Jazz Messenger to a Jazz Epistle

Nou Dadoun, host of Vancouver Co-op Radio’s A-Trane program, discusses the legacy of The Jazz Epistles in this pre-show talk From a Jazz Messenger to a Jazz Epistle

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6:15 pm to 7:00 pm | Lecture | Free

HAMLETak

presented by BlueLight Theatre

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Sokalo by [ZØGMA]

Hailing from Quebec, [ZØGMA], is a percussive dance company who share their cultural diversity by combining music and choreography with a contemporary approach and aesthetic to folklore

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Festival

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents: A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver's Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff

Vancouver | The Penthouse Studio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Matisyahu with special guest Eminence Ensemble

Matthew Paul Miller, known by his Hebrew and stage name Matisyahu, is a Jewish American reggae vocalist, beatboxer, and alternative rock musician

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Tinsley Ellis Band with Guests

Atlanta based blues-rocker returns to Vancouver. Rocky Milino Jr. & The C4D Band

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard

Formed in the 1950s by the union of two legendary South African jazz bands and inspired by Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, The Jazz Epistles were young, swaggering, smart exponents of bop and cool−famous for their late-night jam sessions

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

2018 Chutzpah! Festival: Jonathan Goldstein (Canada)

An evening of new adventures and stories with humourist Jonathan Goldstein

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Onegin

Book, music, and lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille. Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Bob Bossin's Farewell Concert

The rumour is true. After 50 years on stage, I am hanging up the banjo. But not without one last hurrah: a weekend of farewell concerts with my old Stringband mates

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

East Vancouver Improv League - High Octane Improv Comedy

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Comedy

Dave King Trio

Versatile and idiosyncratic Bad Plus drummer Dave King brings some lateral thinking to this trio project with pianist Bill Carrothers and bassist Billy Peterson

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Gogol Bordello

Gogol Bordello is an American Gypsy punk band from the Lower East Side of Manhattan, formed in 1999 and known for theatrical stage shows and persistent touring

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Guilt & Co Live with Coco Jafro

Coco Jafro is a hard hitting force to be reckoned with, unifying the masses with their electrified, funky global rhythms. They bring together the schools of Funk, Soul, Jazz and Afro-beat providing a unique sound

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

February 19, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Shayna Jones: Folk and Wisdom Tales from Around The World

Shayna Jones, professional Storyteller and performance artist, has one vision: to create a space where listeners slow down, unplug, and listen deep to the wisdom of folktales

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Performing Arts

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

in Yoga & Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Guided Tour at Lulu Island Winery

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Lulu Island Winery! During Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2018, Lulu Island Winery is offering VIP guided tours around their beautiful Tuscan-inspired estate winery from 11 am to 2 pm daily

Richmond | Lulu Island Winery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Scháyilhen Industry Series

Be Part of the Talking Stick Festival 2018 ~ Western Canada’s Premier Indigenous Performing Arts Festival by attending Scháyilhen Industry Series!

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

Good Heart Good Mind Youth Conference

This year we will be trekking out to the Loon Lake Lodge in Maple Ridge so pack warm people! We acknowledge that this conference takes place within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the Katzie & Kwantlen people

Maple Ridge | The Loon Lake Lodge | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

La Cucina Toscana - Tasting Tuscany

Take this opportunity and escape with us to Italy's most celebrated region of wining and dining: Tuscany

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Prove it Again

Join us for Part 1 of our 4-part series of What Works for Women at Work: Prove it Again

Vancouver | Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Business / Finance

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

2018 Talking Stick Festival. Scháyilhen Pop-up Musical Bistro

Gather with us at the Scháyilhen Pop-Up Musical Bistro - our mid-festival social

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

INDIE Monday Film Series: I, Daniel Blake

Title character Daniel is an affable, 59-year-old carpenter in Newcastle, fighting to collect his Employment and Support Allowance after falling ill

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

VISR: The Body, Movement, Technology, Apparatus

Movement, gesture, protocol, and choreography of specific bodies are continuous in language, politics, technology and other structures that signify and organize material

Vancouver | Or Gallery | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Visual Arts

The Art and Science of Working with Fungi: Growing Mushrooms for Food, Medicine and Soil

This workshop series covers the skills needed to grow spawn and mushrooms year round

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Specials - Poly Culture and the VSO Present: The 12 Girls Band In a Lunar New Year Celebration

Good news from China! The world famous 12 Girls Band performs at the Orpheum in a very special celebration of the Lunar New Year!

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

A Conversation with Abdullah Ibrahim

One of the remaining legends in modern jazz, South African pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim talks with CBC Music’s Michael Juk about his career, journey as an artist, and decision to re-visit the iconic Jazz Epistles catalogue

Vancouver | Vancouver Community College Auditorium | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Vancouver International Film Festival: Brown Girl Begins

Brown Girl Begins is an afrofuturist feature film about a young black woman who is trapped in a world forced upon her. Ti-Jeanne, a reluctant priestess, must resurrect Caribbean spirits and survive the possession ritual that killed her mother, or her peop

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Film

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Wrong Tour 2018 with guests Nights Beats

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club announced their forthcoming album Wrong Creatures, out on January 12, 2018 and released the first single “Little Thing Gone Wild”

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

February 20, 2018

Tue

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Shayna Jones: Folk and Wisdom Tales from Around The World

Shayna Jones, professional Storyteller and performance artist, has one vision: to create a space where listeners slow down, unplug, and listen deep to the wisdom of folktales

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Performing Arts

Lunarfest at Oakridge Centre

Sky lanterns are used all over the world to carry hopes and wishes, especially for celebrations. Launch your own Blessing in the Sky lantern this year at Oakridge Centre in the West Galleria!

Vancouver | Oakridge Centre | 9:30 am to 9:30 pm | Festival | Free

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lunar New Year Tea Set

In honour of the year of the dog, celebrate the new year with a special Lunar New Year Tea Set served on a traditional afternoon tea three tier cake stand with delightful sweets and canapés infused with TWG Teas for health & prosperity to be enjoyed with

Vancouver | TWG Tea Salon & Boutique | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Displaced

Displaced considers the transforming relationships to space and identity at the hand of forced loss of land, culture and community

Vancouver | Gallery 1515 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Exhibit Beta Vulgaris

Exhibit by Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon with Keri Latimer

Burnaby | Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Guided Tour at Lulu Island Winery

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Lulu Island Winery! During Feb 15 to Feb 25, 2018, Lulu Island Winery is offering VIP guided tours around their beautiful Tuscan-inspired estate winery from 11 am to 2 pm daily

Richmond | Lulu Island Winery | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Food / Wine

2018 Talking Stick Festival

Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th Annual Talking Stick Festival

Vancouver | Various locations | 11:00 am to 9:30 pm | Festival

Good Heart Good Mind Youth Conference

This year we will be trekking out to the Loon Lake Lodge in Maple Ridge so pack warm people! We acknowledge that this conference takes place within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the Katzie & Kwantlen people

Maple Ridge | The Loon Lake Lodge | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

$1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway

Play at Parq Vancouver and earn ballots by playing slots and table games into the $1,000,000 Year of the Dog Giveaway.

Vancouver | Parq Vancouver | 12:00 am to 10:00 pm | Festival

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival

This Chinese New Year Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 at International Village Mall

Vancouver | International Village Mall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Festival | Free

Vibrantly Vegan: Creative Vegan Dishes Packed with Flavour

Join us for a delicious Vegan cooking class experience, featuring innovative and flavourful dishes that will have even the most dedicated carnivores 'rooting' for a seat at your dinner table

Vancouver | The Dirty Apron Cooking School | 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

BLOOM - Wine, Dance, Comedy

An evening of artistry, infused with wine tasting, comedy and choreographic pursuits. Held in the historical building of Mascall Dance, emerging and established artists open their investigation with the community

Vancouver | MascallDance | 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm | Show

Etiquette Dinner by Hyack Festival Association

Join us for the Hyack Ambassadors Etiquette Judges Dinner

New Westminster | The Old Bavaria Haus Restaurant | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Fuggles & Warlock Brewmaster's Dinner

Join us and our friends at Fuggles & Warlock for the first collaboration dinner of 2018. If you enjoy great beer paired with fresh local food, this is an event you do not want to miss!

Vancouver | Craft Beer Market | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

12 Minutes Max Studio Showing

Dance artists Olivia Shaffer, Damarise Ste Marie, Sujit Vaidya and Immigrant Lessons (Kevin Fraser, Alyssa Amarshi) give an informal studio showing of works they have developed as part of the 12 Minutes Max program..

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Dance | Free

Winter Olympics Viewing

Second Floor Eatery + Bar will have extensive Winter Olympics coverage with multiple station feeds everyday. Food and Drink Specials Daily

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance

Compagnia Baccalà: Pss Pss

Inspired by Chaplin and Keaton, Compagnia Baccalà’s enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences the world over. A breathtaking pas de deux of mishaps and acrobatics, you’ll be laughing long after you leave the theatre

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:10 pm | Family

Map of the Land, Map of the Stars by Gwaandak Theatre

Map of the Land Map of the Stars tells the story of how the spirits used to know the map of the stars. but have since lost their way

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Speaking of Dance Conversations: Vancouver and Toronto’s Cultural Scenes in the 70s: a Comparison

Free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society. Speaking of Dance is a platform for everyone to share and develop their observation and interpretation of dance

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Show | Free

Golden Ears Writers

If your artistic medium is the written word, join Golden Ears Writers for a series of adult events and workshops designed to build and nurture our local writing community

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

Canucks vs. Avalanche at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Pause & Affect: A Monthly Course for Women. Lesson 4 Divine Light

The Sabbath is to the week what the line break is to poetic language. It is the silence that forces you to return to what came before to find its meaning

Richmond | Chabad of Richmond | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Fun Home

The coming-of-age musical. Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Onegin

When Evgeni Onegin visits the Larin family estate, his romantic charms stir passions long forgotten by its residents

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard

In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can’t live with, or without

Vancouver | The Shop Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Szymanowski Quartet & Richard O'Neill

The Friends of Chamber Music present the Szymanowski Quartet and Richard O'Neill, viola

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Salt Water Moon By David French

By the light of a moon-filled night in 1926 Newfoundland, two lovers contemplate their future. A bold, lyrical interpretation of a classic Canadian play

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Down in the Uncanny Valley

Could you love a robot? In the near-future to keep up with the artificial intelligence arms race and survive a changing planet, many people are opting to have their minds “uploaded” into android bodies

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Rostam with special guests Joy Again

Rostam Batmanglij, known mononymously as Rostam, is an American songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist of electro-soul group Discovery, and formerly of New York City-based indie rock band Vampire Weekend

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

An Evening With Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro can still vividly remember the first time he held a ukulele, at age four

Vancouver | The Vogue