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Tuesday February 19th, 2019


Feb 1 - Feb 24

On the morning of April 10, 2018, after tending to his daughter Temma and while standing by her bed, the word “Radiator” came to Chicago based artist Tim Lowly’s mind. He likened the word to his experience of Temma who – like a radiator – is relatively static in her presence and yet radiates a… Full details 

Live Flamenco on Granville Island

Feb 2 - Mar 30

Come and experience live flamenco by the Karen Flamenco Dance Company at the Improv Centre on Granville Island every Saturday at 3pm and 5pm. The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic. The Karen Flamenco Dance Company will perform traditional flamenco group dances, accompanied by… Full details 

Blockchain Certification Training

Feb 4 - Feb 21

ABOUT THE COURSE Simpliv’s Blockchain Online Course will provide an overview of the structure and mechanism of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger and Multichain Blockchain platforms. You will learn to setup your own private Blockchain and deploy smart contracts on Ethereum. You’ll learn the use the latest tools to build Blockchain applications, set up your own private… Full details 

Vancouver Opera presents Puccini’s La Bohéme

Feb 14 - Feb 24

Queen Elizabeth Theatre http://www.vancouveropera.ca Vancouver Opera’s 2018/2019 season and festival bring us a lush new production of Puccini’s La Bohème that is quite literally designed as an enormous vintage postcard of Paris. Literally meaning ‘the bohemians’, this tragic love story of passion, poetry and poverty, with uplifting humorous moments, features soprano France Bellemare, tenor Yosep… Full details 

The Vancouver Art Gallery presents French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850–1950

Feb 16 - May 20

Visitors will find paintings, drawings and sculptures by artists such as Cézanne, Chagall, Degas, Manet, Matisse, Morisot, Renoir, Rodin and others in this exhibition focused on France as the centre of international modernism. Featured artists represent a century of artistic innovation from which emerged Impressionism, Realism, Surrealism and other movements, when genres of landscape, portraiture,… Full details 

Canvas Unbound 2019

Feb 19 - Mar 3

Canvas Unbound Exhibition 2019 Feb 19 – March 3 Unframed contemporary works emanate a bold, experimental, cutting-edge studio practice. Artwork can dare to be enough without a frame. It can defy convention to radiate with Avant-Garde energy. Canvas Unbound showcases 55 Canadian artists in this juried national exhibition. This exhibition is free and is open… Full details 

Wen Wei Dance presents Ying Yun (英云)

Feb 19 - Feb 23

Wen Wei Dance’s latest choreographic creation, Ying Yun, premieres February 19 – 23, 2019 at Scotiabank Dance Centre. This timely work, born at a heated time in the trajectory of gender discourse, raises the platform of choreographing to the female performers. The creative process involves a series of dialogues between Ying Yun’s dancers and Artistic… Full details 

BC Home + Garden Show 2019

Feb 20 - Feb 24

Make it Yours. From paint colour to furniture, landscaping to functionality, your space is all about you. Do the homework to make your home work at the BC Home + Garden Show, returning February 20-24, 2019 at BC Place Stadium. Find your style with help from Canada’s biggest names in home improvement, plus more than… Full details 

Coastal Dance Festival — February 20–24, 2019

Feb 20 - Feb 24

The Dancers of Damelahamid proudly present the 12th annual Coastal Dance Festival (formerly Coastal First Nations Dance Festival), February 20–24, 2019, in their new state-of-the art venue for 2019 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster. Audiences will be treated to a dynamic selection of ancestral and innovative performances from British Columbia, the Yukon, Quebec,… Full details 

Children of God

Feb 20 - Mar 10

In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came. Children of God offers a thrilling blend of ancient traditions and… Full details 

16th Annual Small Business BC Awards Gala

Feb 21 Other event Events

Join the celebration at the Small Business BC Awards Gala where the amazing entrepreneurs of our province are recognized. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and networking with BC’s top business owners, industry leaders and government officials as we announce the winners of the 16th Annual Small Business BC Awards. Work the room at our networking reception and… Full details 

Improv Voyage

Feb 21

Join VTS on the S.S. TheatreSports for some high-sea-hilarity at Improv Voyage. This immersive event is sure to be a titanic hit (minus the iceberg). Don’t miss this funny fundraiser, early bird tickets available until January 31. Sea you there! Full details 

Matt Johnson – Urban Deception

Feb 22

Mainstage | Variety/Magic & Illusions Premium $37 Preferred $33 Orchestra $30 Described as “simply brilliant”, Vancouver-based magician Matt Johnson has been amazing audiences across the globe with a refreshingly cool mix of urban style street magic combined with the comedic timing and slick stage presence of a seasoned corporate performer. With countless TV and movie… Full details 

Coast Outdoors Payak

Feb 23

The Coast Outdoors P’ayakentsut, or “Payak” for short, is truly an event for all ages and all levels of cross country skiers. Traversing Olympic legacy trails as well as old growth forests, the loppet offers participants a chance to train, to meet new friends, to enjoy the rugged wild beauty of the Callaghan Valley, and… Full details 

Mini Madskillz Vancouver Juggling Fest.

Feb 23 Other event Events

Mini Madskillz Vancouver February 23rd(Sat). Russian Hall Madskillz Vancouver is an annual festival featuring workshops and performances by hoopers, jugglers, flow dancers, prop manipulators, clowns, and ground-level circus artists. Participants and performers range from BC locals to international guests, and hourly workshops include beginner classes as well as sessions geared towards building intermediate and advanced… Full details 

Bears Of British Columbia

Feb 23

Join Darren Colello, wildlife adventurer and photographer, for a talk about BC’s Bears with photos that will take you into their world. Darren has a special interest in carnivores, wildlife conservation, and inter-species interaction and has observed and photographed wildlife on four continents. Full details 

An Evening of Syrian Cuisine

Feb 23

Be part of a fabulous dining experience at this fundraising dinner in support of the Al Salam School for Syrian children. Try a rich sample of authentic Syrian dishes, and learn about how they’re made, their significance in the region’s cultural heritage, where to find the ingredients, and ask questions from the chef, who will… Full details 

The Big Deal Charity Gala

Feb 23

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley is excited to be presenting our 1st Annual “The Big Deal Charity Gala”, an evening full of excitement and great prizes in support of mentoring programs in the Langley community. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley will be inviting over 200 guests to enjoy a night of dinner and… Full details 

Musica Universalis: Music of the Spheres

Feb 23

Musica Universalis, or ‘universal music’, refers to an ancient philosophical concept that the movement of celestial bodies create their own music based the mathematical proportions and vibrations of their inter-relational orbits. This idea, that the universe and galaxies have their own celestial music, has inspired many composers to create choral music of both sacred and… Full details 

22nd Annual Fraser Valley Acoustic Guitar Festival

Feb 23

The 22nd edition of the Fraser Valley Acoustic Guitar Festival features the incomparable Russian/American guitarist, Piotr Pakhomkin. Piotr is one of the bright lights of a new generation of guitarists that are quickly rising the ranks and he has already garnered an international reputation for his powerful yet exquisite playing. His sense of musicianship is… Full details 

Python Programming Certification Course

Feb 25 - Mar 8

ABOUT THE COURSE Passionate about Python programming? The Information Technology world is waiting for you. This wonderfully flexible, object-oriented language is best learnt when it is learnt with examples. Simpliv offers tons of examples to help you understand the concepts and learn how to implement them in real life to integrate systems. Our course offers… Full details 

Golden Ears Movie Series – The Breadwinner

Feb 25

USA | PG-13 | 2017 Mainstage Theatre | Animation, Drama, Family General Seating $14 3 GEMS Pack = $36 Directors: Nora Twomey Starring Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the Academy Award-winning animators of Cartoon Saloon, this feature tells the story of Parvana, a 12-year-old girl growing up under… Full details 

National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats

Feb 27

National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, and Vancouver Civic Theatres are proud to announce a unique, educational speaker series that will bring four of National Geographic’s most dynamic and entertaining explorers to the Orpheum theatre in Vancouver, BC. The series includes 3 dates scheduled for February 27, March 12, and May 7, of… Full details 

Le Soulier

Feb 27 - Mar 9

Théâtre la Seizième is thrilled to present the world premiere of its newest production, Le Soulier, from Wednesday, February 27 to Saturday, March 9 at Studio 16 (1555 W. 7th Avenue). Written by award-winning Quebec playwright David Paquet, and directed by Esther Duquette and Gilles Poulin-Denis, this dark comedy is full of touching and relatable… Full details 

Study and Go Abroad Fair

Feb 28

Ready to take on the world? Attend the Study and Go Abroad Fair to start planning your next step in education and to travel. Learn about undergraduate/postgraduate studies abroad, scholarships, admission requirements and a whole range of exciting travel options. Highlights: • Free admission • Meet with top universities and grad schools from Canada and… Full details 

Business Excellence Series: Retirement Ready

Feb 28

As you approach retirement or ponder how you’ll stop working, you have to ask yourself: Are you retirement ready? It’s a particularly crucial question in British Columbia, where one-third of the population is nearing 50 and 17 per cent has already achieved senior status. We are nearing an unprecedented shift that will shatter economic and… Full details 

First Call Fundraising Gala

Feb 28

First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition is a non-partisan coalition of 101 provincial and regional organizations who have united their voices to put children and youth first in BC through public education, community mobilization, and public policy advocacy. You are invited to join First Call on the evening of February 28, 2019, and… Full details 

Panic Squad and Friends

Mar 1

Gallery 7 Theatre & Performing Arts presents Panic Squad & Friends Super-Clean, Super-Funny Comedy Improv One Night Only: March 1, 2019 @ 7:30 PM Sit up and be amazed as The Panic Squad takes audience suggestions and invents hilarious scenes right before their eyes. A riotous night of fun for the entire family! Full details 

An Expo Afterparty

Mar 1

Into the night, after the long lines have died down and the expo halls have closed their doors, determined nerds are out looking for more exciting ways to celebrate their fandom. It’s An Expo Afterparty at Red Gate Arts Society! Day 1 of Fan Expo Vancouver, join The Runaway Four for a night of upbeat… Full details 

BC Vintage to Modern Toy Expo

Mar 2

Relive your childhood or add to your collection of vintage and modern toys. Shannon Hall will be the place to go if your looking for Tin Toys, Trucks, Cars, Comics, Models, GIJOE, Barbie, Diecast, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Star Wars, Super Heroes, Tonka, Corgi, HeMan, WWF and Antique Cast Iron Toys. Just never know what might… Full details 

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