7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, February 21

Feb 18 2017, 4:32 pm

The week is just getting rolling, and it’s time to see what Vancouver has to offer. Get exploring with our list of seven things to do this Tuesday, including hilarious comedy and a celebration of Canada’s oldest feminist magazine.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Intermediate Photography with Vancouver Civic Theatres and Doug Williams

  • What: Learn the basics of architectural photography with instructor Doug Williams. Learn about window light portraits, using flash, various methods of creating abstracts, long exposures outdoors and review your work in the class and then practice some mroe.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Annex Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street
  • When: February 21 and 28 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, March 14 and 21 Annex theatre. Classes start at 6 pm.
  • Registration: Online, $60

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

Image: Rio Theatre / Facebook

  • What: From acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw (New School) comes a mixed-media animation film that is equal parts disaster cinema, high school comedy and blockbuster satire. Presented by The Rio Theatre and JFL Northwest, with voices by Jason Schwartzman, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph, Susan Sarandon and Lena Dunham.
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 6:45 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Local Talks 9: Side Hustle: Pursuing Passion & Paying Bills

  • What: The creative life isn’t always an easy one. How do you maintain motivation and focus on your dreams while still dealing the realities of everyday life? Fall For Local, alongside a group of creatives, entrepreneurs, and small business owners, share stories of of balancing their side hustles (or day jobs) with passion projects.
  • Where: The Aviary – 637 East 15th Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Dr Sketchy’s Mardi Gras Mambo

  • What: Dr Sketchy’s Anti Art School is what happens when a simple question is asked- why can’t figure drawing be sexy? Part art class, part cabaret, with Bettie Fever helping to celebrate Mardi Gras.
  • Where: HOT ART Wet City – 2206 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Sawdust Collector presents Emily Rose Nyber and guests

  • What: Sawdust Collector is a weekly concert series taking place on Tuesday nights at The Gold Saucer, curated by Barbara Adler, Cole Schmidt, James Meger and guests.
  • Where: The Gold Saucer – 211 – 207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, $5-$10. No one turned away for lack of funds

Alternative Facts: Untruth your learning!

  • What: An evening of radical debates and drinks hosted by Pippa Mackie and Kayvon Khoshkam. Left Wing Radicals finally argue for the Rational Right, as six key topics will be debated and defended. All proceeds to be donated to Syrian refugees.
  • Where: Emerald Supper Club – 555 Gore Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, by donation

Room: A History of Canada’s Oldest Feminist Literary Magazine

Growing Room A Feminist Literary Festival

Image: Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival

  • What: What does it take to publish Room magazine (formerly Room of One’s Own), one of Canada’s oldest and most distinguished literary magazines, and the country’s oldest feminist magazine? Join a panel of Room’s editors and contributors for an illuminating and inspiring discussion about the 40-year history of Room and what’s next for the publication.
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 7 pm
  • Cost: Free