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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, February 1

Daniel Chai Jan 31, 2018 8:00 pm 534

Welcome to February, everyone! Get off on the right foot with an interesting event happening around Vancouver today, February 1. BiRDMAN: LiVE, La Poutine Week, and more.

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.


  • What: Perhaps unknown to some, Antonio Sánchez, composed the film score for the 2015 Oscar-winning movie, Birdman, and he is coming all the way to Vancouver to give us a taste of his musical genius in person. Birdman: Live offers a rare opportunity to watch the critically acclaimed film, starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, and Edward Norton, with Sánchez playing live percussions on stage. 
  • When: Thursday, February 1, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Ticketfly; from $36

Night Shift: Untamed

  • What: Indigenous burlesque comes to Museum of Anthropology with a live show by Virago Nation and DJ Kookum. Enjoy an evening of humour, seduction and striptease at Night Shift.
  • When: Thursday, February 1, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Museum of Anthropology – 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

La Poutine Week Vancouver

  • What: Perfectly timed for all the carb cravings caused by winter in Canada, the great French-Canadian classic is cause for celebration when La Poutine Week kicks off in Vancouver the first week of February.
  • Where: Participating restaurants in Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 1 to Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Vancouver Canucks vs Chicago Blackhawks

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Chicago Blackhawks at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Thursday, February 1, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Dine Out Vancouver 2018

  • What: Dine Out Vancouver is back for another year, bringing with it a crowded calendar of food events, with almost 300 restaurants participating in this year’s exciting event. The popular annual fest features hundreds of restaurants, each offering multi-course dinners at $20, $30 or $40 (plus tax, gratuity and beverages).
  • When: Now to Sunday, February 4, 2018
  • Where: Various locations throughout the city
  • Tickets: $20, $30 or $40 (plus tax, gratuity and beverages)

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

  • What: A contemporary look at this classic tale, Marionetas de la Esquina’s humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before. An international collaboration between Presentation House Theatre and Marionetas de la Esquina (Mexico City).
  • When: Now to Sunday, February 4, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Presentation House Theatre — 333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

A Delicate Balance – Exhibit Opening

  • What: Local illustrator Aaron Wolf brings a new suite of work to the walls of Kafka’s for his exhibit, A Delicate Balance.
  • When: Friday, February 1, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Kafka’s Coffee and Tea – 2525 Main Street, Vancouver,
  • Admission: Free
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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