Picks of the Week – February 27, 2018

As we wrap up February, the city’s entertainment picks keeps on filling our days and nights with good times…

Taste: Join Vancouver Foodster on another flavour visit to a Vancouver neighbourhood on Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant, Wednesday evening.

Thief: Go behind closed doors to view the interactions between chronic five-finger discounter and store security in Morris Panych’s comedy The Shoplifters plays at The Arts Club Granville Island Stage until March 9th.

Festival: The 18th Talking Stick Festival is now on, celebrating Indigenous art, music, dance and culture throughout the city until March 2nd.

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Kicks: Celebrating the 40th anniversary of their Soccer Bowl victory, Whitecaps FC kick off their season on Saturday versus Minnesota United at BC Place

Pop: Swedish pop sensation Robyn returns to Vancouver with a show at the Pacific Coliseum (moved from PNE Forum) on Thursday night

Musical: Part of Talking Stick Festival, Corey Payette’s Children of God is playing at The Cultch York Theatre until March 10th

Choral: Acclaimed South African choral group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo visits the Chan Centre for Performing Arts on March 2nd.

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Théâtre: Studio 16 welcomes Théâtre la Seizième‘s world premiere of its newest production, Le Soulier, from February 27 to March 9

Divas:  Fabulist Theatre’s new production, Better Than This, an original revue celebrating the women’s roles in musical theatre, comes to the Havana Theatre stage February 28th to March 9th.

Dance: Ballet BC presents Program 2 this week for three shows only Feb 28, Mar 1-2 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre 

Rock: Puck legend Billy Idol plays a sold out show at Vogue Theatre on Sunday night

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