5 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, February 12

Dec 19 2017, 8:07 pm

Another Friday has come, like the brilliant dawn after the darkness of the work week. Enjoy your freedom with a few of the events happening in Vancouver tonight.

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SAVVIE & Friends

  • What: Savannah Leigh Wellman is SAVVIE. Join her and a slew of other Vancouver artists for a night of live music you won’t regret.
  • Where: Guilt & Co. – 1 Alexander Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, February 12; 9:30 p.m.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble – Arctic Dreams

  • What: The UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs pieces by Michael Colgrass, Christopher Stark and John Mackey. Centered on the theme of “Arctic Dreams,” performers Jeremy Berkman, trombone and Beth Orson, oboe will be lead by Robert Taylor, also featuring guest conductor Robert Ambrose.
  • Where: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, February 12; 8 p.m.

Nina Forever

  • What: Ever wish that Patrick Swayze’s Ghost featured more uncomfortable and haunting sex scenes? Nina Forever might be just the movie for you. An unflinching exploration at life and love after death, you won’t be the same after seeing this one. You just won’t be.
  • Where:
  • When: Friday, February 12; 10:30 p.m.

Comedy Shocker Tryouts – Round 2

  • What: The second night of auditions for The Comedy Shocker. Bringing out the worst in local comedians, hosts Sam Lee and Mark Hughes will pick those who will perform on one of the most shocking comedy shows in town.
  • Where: Pat’s Pub & Brewhouse – 403 East Hastings, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, February 2; 8:30 p.m.

Valentine Pop Up Show

  • What: Hosted by Makeshift Spaces, this pop up shop features lovely and romantic handmade items from some of Vancouver’s best creators.
  • Where: Makeshift Spaces –
  • When: Friday, February 12; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.