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15 things to do in Vancouver this week

DH Vancouver Staff Feb 29, 2016 9:43 am

As we say goodbye to another Leap Day, and Leonard DiCaprio curls up with his Oscar, the week rolls out before us. Live it to the fullest with a few of the events happening in Vancouver.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

SCA Studio Series #5

  • What: SFU Alumni Milton Lim/HKX present a workshop excerpt of okay.odd., Aryo Khakpour presents a reading of his new play Suddenly, Slaughter, and Migrant Bodies: This Is What I Have So Far, an interactive new media installation, by Sammy Chien.
  • Where:
  • When: Monday, February 29; 8 to 10 p.m.

Laugh Gallery with Graham Clark

  • What: A weekly comedy show featuring the best local talent Vancouver has to offer, hosted by one of the best working Canadian comedians, Graham Clark.
  • Where: Havana Theatre –
  • When: Monday, February 29; 9 p.m.


  • What: The Oscar-nominated love story exploring life in a new world, and the love that makes you belong.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre –
  • When: Monday, February 29; 9:15 p.m.

Lake Street Dive

  • What: The Brooklyn-based jazz-pop band comes through Vancouver bringing a fusion style bound to get you moving.
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, March 1; 8 p.m.

Vince Staples

  • What: Vince Staples of the Cutthroat Boyz is here for a night of West Coast hip hop, just like the old days.
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, March 1; 8 p.m.


  • What: A dance and comedy performance designed to start a conversation. And boy will it.
  • Where:
  • When: Tuesday, March 1; 4:30 p.m.

Embrace of the Serpent

  • What: A film exploring the incursions of two explorers deep into the Amazon forest, and the challenges they encounter within.
  • Where: Vancity Theatre –
  • When: Wednesday, March 2; 6:30 p.m.

Smoke + Mirrors Live

  • What: Documentary following the tour of American rock band Imagine Dragons, and their adventures around the world.
  • Where: Scotiabank Theatre – 900 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 2; 7:30 p.m.

The Gay Heritage Project

  • What: Three of Canada’s best performers explore the concept of ‘gay heritage,’ and what it means to them.
  • Where: Historic Theatre – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 2; 8 p.m.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

  • What: U.K.-based folk-punk rockers on a tour of North America, and here to aurally shock you. Featuring guests Northcote and Mo Kenney.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, March 3; 7 p.m.

Compagnie Virginie Brunelle

  • What: The famed Quebec dance company performs as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, presenting their show Foutrement.
  • Where: Roundhouse Performance Centre – , Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, March 3; 8 p.m.

Ancestral Clearing

  • What: John Newton, founder of Health Beyond Belief, performs free ancestral clearings, if that’s something that you need in your life.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, March 3; 6:30 p.m.

Eleanor Friedberger

  • What: American songwriter and vocalist Eleanor Friedberger plays at Cobalt tonight, in support of her brand new album New View.
  • Where:
  • When: Friday, March 4; 7 p.m.

Computer Basics

  • What: Get the skill foundation you need to take your first steps into today’s technological world.
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch –
  • When: Friday, March 4; 10:30 a.m.

Chickens Take Europe

  • What: An award-winning burlesque spectacular from one of Canada’s most renowned burlesque groups.
  • Where: WISE Hall –
  • When: Friday, March 4; 8 p.m.
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