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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, February 11

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Daniel Chai Feb 11, 2019 5:00 am

Start the new week off with these seven events happening in Vancouver today, Monday, February 11. Enjoy The Shoplifters, Vancouver Canucks, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks

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What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena on February 11.

When: Monday, February 11, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Disco Dumplings at Burdock & Co

What: This weekly series features a savoury dumpling menu, DJ Chris Allen spinning vinyl, and a flashy disco ball setting the mood. Plates are $10 and guests can choose from an assortment of decadent dumplings including nettle and ricotta with wild greens and pork and burdock with charred chili sauce.

When: Every Monday
Time: 8 pm (walk-ins only; reservations on Mondays will only be accepted until 6:30 pm)
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Coastal Lunar Lanterns

What: The Asian-Canadian Special Events Association has created an iconic installation for Lunar New year. From now to February 18, eight gigantic lanterns will be set up and illuminated every night at the Jack Poole Plaza, using the mountains and water as a backdrop. The lanterns were designed by three artists from Coast Salish Nations, as well as an indigenous artist from Taiwan, and celebrate an important aspect of Lunar New Year tradition.

When: Now to February 18, 2019
Where: Jack Poole Plaza – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Lunar New Year on Granville Island

Granville Island Public Market on May 10, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada (Julien Hautcoeur/Shutterstock)

Granville Island Public Market (Julien Hautcoeur/Shutterstock)

What: Granville Island is celebrating Lunar New Year traditions this month. Snap a photo in front of the lantern installations, outside on the Tree of Light in Triangle Square or inside the Net Loft atrium. Then enjoy Lunar New Year treats at the Public Market, including tea, pastries, and more.

When: Now to February 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Granville Island, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

What: Electric Church tells the story of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s involvement as the headliner of the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival, 1970, then hailed as the ‘Southern Woodstock’. His performance at the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival was not only significant on a musical level, but also in terms of socio-political dynamics.

When: Monday, February 11, and Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 8:10 pm (February 11), 9:35 pm (February 26)
Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Shoplifters

What: Alma is a career shoplifter who prefers the “five-finger discount” over any senior citizen’s deal. When a grocery store theft goes awry, her elaborate life of petty crime is halted by an overzealous security guard and his affable mentor. With sharp-witted comic observations, Morris Panych has expertly drawn a cast of misfit characters that will leave you rooting for all sides to come out on top.

When: Various dates from now to March 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Arts Club Granville Island Stage – 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

VoiceStory

What: VoiceStory exists to provide a safe, positive space where any adult, regardless of age, gender, race or sexual orientation, can share a moment of their lives and inspire others. It’s all about people telling their authentic stories of facing their fears, overcoming adversity, accomplishing achievements, and experiencing great adventures. People empowering people through storytelling. The theme for February is love.

When: Monday, February 11, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables St Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $12.50

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