5 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, February 19

Dec 19 2017, 8:15 pm

If you’re looking to get your weekend started early, there’s no better place to start then these wonderful events happening in the fine city of Vancouver.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Elate Clean Cosmetics Pop Up Shop

  • What: Get a special sneak peak at Elate Cosmetic’s Spring Collection, as well as tips and tutorials from some of the city’s experts.
  • Where:
  • When: Friday, February 19; 12 to 4 p.m.

Madchild at LED Bar

  • What: A charity event called Hip Hop for Hunger, featuring Madchild, part of Swollen Members and one of Canada’s most notorious hip hop icons.
  • Where: LED Bar – 967 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, February 19; 8 p.m.

Rashomon Effects

  • What: A screening of director Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 Oscar winning film Rashomon, followed by a presentation on the new book “Rashomon Effects,” which examines the impact the film made on storytelling, culture, and cinema
  • Where:
  • When: Friday, February 19; 6:45 p.m.


  • What: A spooky film anthology, featuring five short films that explore the darker side of human nature. Start your weekend off with a bit of abject terror.
  • Where: Vancity Theatre –
  • When: Friday, February 19; 9:10 p.m.

Trevor Noah

  • What: A night of stand-up from one of the most successful comedians in Africa. Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, hits the Queen Elizabeth Theatre as part of JFL NorthWest.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre –
  • When: Friday, February 19; 7 p.m.