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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, February 27

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Daniel Chai Feb 27, 2018 6:25 am 1,257

February is nearly over, so make the most of it! Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, Pacific Overtures and more, here are seven things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, February 27.

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

Mighty Jerome and Joe

  • What: Revisit the life stories of two of Vancouver’s most beloved and iconic figures. Mighty Jerome tells the story of the rise, fall and redemption of Harry Jerome, Canada’s most accomplished track and field star. The animated short film Joe celebrates the life of Joe Fortes, self-appointed lifeguard of English Bay and beloved figure in Vancouver in the early 1900s.
  • When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Joe Fortes Branch Library – 870 Denman St., Vancouver
  • Admission: Totally free

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

  • What: The Dancers of Damelahamid produce the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver. The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America. The festival presents the rich artistic practices of artists from British Columbia, the Yukon, Alaska and Washington State as well as national and international artists.
  • When: Tuesday, February 27 to Monday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: UBC Museum of Anthropology – 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

A Conversation on Global African Identities

  • What: Join award-winning African-Canadians Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson and Trish Mandewo in a conversation about global African identities and the complexity of connections. Have a great meal and share your own stories about what it means to be a global African in Canada today.
  • When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Samz Neighbourhood Pub – 2342 Elgin Avenue, Port Coquitlam
  • Register: On Eventbrite, totally free

Owl Prowl

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  • What: A wintertime evening in the woods becomes an earthy soundscape with the calls of courting owls. Experience the breeding season activity and vocalizations of Stanley Park’s owls on this popular nighttime walk. Pack your flashlights. For ages 7+.
  • When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Meet Stanley Park Ecology Society at their office in the Stanley Park Dining Pavilion – 610 Pipeline Road
    Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $5-$10

Unsung Heroes Festival at Blue Water Cafe

  • What:  Blue Water Cafe has been concocting weird and wonderful culinary creations from the sea for their annual Unsung Heroes Festival for 14 years, and this year’s selection is no different. This year, Executive Chef Frank Pabst has created an array of delights, integrating sustainable seafood not commonly found on many menus into familiar and much-loved dishes.
  • When: Now to Tuesday, February 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times.
  • Where: Blue Water Cafe – 1095 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Price: A la carte, most items range from $13 to $16

Pacific Overtures

  • What: Fighting Chance Productions presents the British Columbia premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures.
  • When: Saturday March 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: PAL Theatre – 581 Cardero Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Alex Cameron

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  • What: Australian indie musician Alex Cameron is on tour to support his latest release, Forced Witness. Featuring special guest Molly Burch.
  • When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $16
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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