Cupid is readying his bow and arrow for his annual day of work helping lovers find their Valentine’s. There’s plenty of picks to help everyone find activities to make the weekend fly by.
Chocolate: Just days remain to sample the 10th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival before it wraps up on February 14th.
Slurp: Postponed in January due to snow, the 7th Annual Vancouver Foodster Noodlemania tasting tour explores all things noodle tonight at various venues around town.
Writer: Vancouver International Writers’ Festival presents an evening with acclaimed writer and humourist David Sedaris, Wednesday night at Vogue Theater.
Wrestle: What better way to spend your Valentine’s than by watching WWE Friday Night Smackdown live at Rogers Arena February 14th
Figaro: Vancouver Opera invites you to book an appointment with The Barber of Seville – Rossini’s comic classic comes to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre February 13, 15, 20 & 23.
Fly: Fly Over Canada extends the Lunar New Year celebrations by inviting guests to take off and Soar Over Taiwan, a special feature playing until February 16th.
Comedy: Vancouver TheatreSports Romance Week, brings a feast of fun to the Improv Centre with shows, games and performances every evening until February 15th.
Injured: Untold Wants Theatre presents Gruesome Playground Injuries at The Cultch Vancity Culture Lab until February 15th.
Marionettes: Until March 1, The Cultch presents the amazing puppeteer Ronnie Burkett is back with a new show; Forget Me Not, held at a secret location announced to ticket holders prior to showtime
Privilege: Hot off its 2018 Broadway premiere, Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee is making its Western Canadian debut at Gateway Theatre in Richmond, until February 15
Dance: The Cultch & New Works present Tentacle Tribe’s GHOST, bringing six of Montreal’s best street dancers to the Historic Theatre February 12 – 15
Gallery: SUM Gallery, welcomes a new exhibition, “Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements”, curated by the queer arts collective, Love Intersections, a visual art exhibit inspired by the Chinese Five Elemental forces, seized by the urgent tensions between Queer Chinese diasporic identities, on show until April 18, 2020
Mystery: The Arts Club brings a dramatic Vancouver Island cold-case mystery, Cipher, to the Granville Island Stage until March 7, 2020
Latinx: Until February 15, 2020 at the Vancouver Playhouse, Electric Company Theatre presents the world premiere of Carmen Aguirre’s, Anywhere But Here, exploring the Latinx culture with themes of immigration, racial tension and statelessness.
Exhibition: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Out of Concealment, a solo exhibition by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, an innovative re-imagining of supernatural beings from the oral traditions of Haida Gwaii, until April 5, 2020.
Pottery: The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC’s presents the thought-provoking, Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary, until March 29, 2020.