15 things to do in Vancouver this week

Dec 19 2017, 8:18 pm

Short on ideas this week? Check out the huge amount of events happening in Vancouver.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Monday, February 22

Canada West Illustrators

  • What: An art show showcasing the work of illustrators merging art with story. Put together by the The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrations, the show represents a diverse collection of minds, art styles, and content.
  • Where:
  • When: Monday, February 22; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Manic Monday Karaoke

  • What: Celebrate the beginning of the week in style, by singing your heart out in front of dozens of strangers.
  • Where:
  • When: Monday, February 22; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Action and Anarchy

  • What: Showings of famed Japanese director Seijun Suzuki’s films, ranging from typical B-movie detective films to metaphysical thrillers.
  • Where:
  • When: Monday, February 22; various times

Tuesday, February 23

Caitlyn Jenner at the Orpheum Theatre

  • What: World-renowned athlete and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the Orpheum Theatre tonight, exploring her life, challenges, and future.
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre –

The Bad Ideas Cabaret

  • What: Musicians, movers, and comedians share the stage with a rockabilly swing band for one of the weirdest and most exciting shows in town.
  • Where: Guilt & Co. –
  • When: Tuesday, February 23; 9:30 p.m.

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

  • What: Follow Barney Cashman, a seafood restauranteur with growing concern about his own desirability, as he seeks to join the sexual revolution of 1969. A night at the table never taught you so much.
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  • When: Tuesday, February 23; 8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 24

Cooking Class Series: All About Bread

  • What: The newest installment in this series of cooking lessons focuses on bread – how to make it and, more importantly, how to eat it.
  • Where:
  • When: Wednesday, February 24; 6 to 9 p.m.

Mary Mac’s Free Play Wednesday

  • What: Come down for drinks, food, and all the free pinball you can manage. Pinball Wizards welcome.
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  • When: Wednesday, February 24; 6 p.m.

What Is Social Media?

  • What: Learn all about the ins and outs of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram and more. It’s all around us, so you might as well get used to it.
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch –
  • When: Wednesday, February 24; 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Thursday, February 25

Canucks vs. Senators

  • What: The Canucks go up against the Senators tonight, so get yourself out for a night of the old ice stick. People still call it that, right?
  • Where: Rogers Arena –
  • When: Thursday, February 25; 7 p.m.

Grapes of Laugh

  • What: A wine-filled evening of improv comedy. Drink wine, participate in silent and live auctions, and enjoy a performance from Vancouver’s legendary TheatreSports League.
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  • When: Thursday, February 25; 7 p.m.

Monster Truck

  • What: Canadian rock band Monster Truck celebrates the upcoming release of their album Sittin’ Heavy, with guests the Temperance Movement.
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  • When: Thursday, February 25; 8 p.m.

Friday, February 26

Leash of Hope Showcase

  • What: A practical skill testing obstacle course and a talent show featuring some of Vancouver’s most electric human/dog duos.
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  • When: Friday, February 26; 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Bowie Tribute Night

  • What: A night of music and dancing paying tribute to a fallen star.
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  • When: Friday, February 26; 7 p.m.

Kyle Kinane

  • What: Comedian Kyle Kinane hits the Biltmore Cabaret as part of the JFL NorthWest comedy festival. Kinane is one of the best working comedians, so don’t miss your chance.
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  • When: Friday, February 26; 7 p.m.