We’re already up to the first long weekend of the the year! Let’s see what’s happening in our picks this week.
Shadows: Gateway Theatre is celebrating Lunar New Year with one of the oldest puppetry traditions in the world, Chinese shadow puppetry, in a series of workshops lead by artist Annie Katsura Rollins on February 15th and 21st.
Films:Turning Point Ensemble (TPE) has launched 1+1+1+ : a film project with the first three films launched now streaming.
Dine: It’s the tastiest time of the year in Vancouver! Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns for its longest run ever. From February 5th to March 7th, over 330 restaurants (most ever) will serving multi-course menus at set prices starting from just $15.
Gallery: Until March 20th, Burrard Arts Foundation(BAF) features three new art exhibitions at the non-profit gallery: muralist, textile artist and illustrator Sandeep Johal, photographer and new media artist Annie Briard plus a new work from Josephine Lee.
Paddle: BC Sports Hall of Fame debuts its newest exhibition, Paddles Up! The Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Exhibit to coincide with Chinese New Year, and to explore the Dragon Boat Festival’s history since the sport’s arrival at Expo 86.
Earthquake: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s newest exhibition A Future for Memory: Art and Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake, opens tomorrow February 11 running until September 5, 2021
Museum: A perfect visit for the Chinese New Year season, stop by MOV at Vanier Park or the Chinatown location to view A Seat at the Table a collaborative exhibition exploring historical and contemporary stories of Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging.
Colour: Now open at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art find the Western Canadian premiere of running from February 3 –May 9, 2021.
Opera: Share a little love with Wagner for Valentine. Vancouver Opera is presenting a special Wagner double bill performance on February 13th at 7:30 p.m. featuring two chamber music works by Richard Wagner.
Digital: The Arts Club Digital Edition is filled with online viewing of behind the scenes content, workshops and Live From Home videos.
Orchestra: theconcerthall.ca is Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‘s digital home for the season, currently streaming Vienna Reflections: works by Mahler, Gulda and Schnittke: Three composers deeply influenced by Mozartof Mozart, join the others still streaming productions from throughout the season.