Don’t be surprised of you’re seeing red in these picks of the week…a lot of red as we’re in the midst of Chinese New Year celebrations and Valentine’s Day wraps up the week.
Here’s the picks of the week;
Dragon: At Fly Over Canada catch the double bill of a spectacular ‘flight’ over Canada and catch the excitement of Flight Of The Dragon, a thrilling flight around China until March 6th
Ivories: Wednesdays at XY start your evening with live Showtunes at Keys – Piano Bar & Live Showtunes
Gurls: It’s East Meets West when The Queen of East Van, Isolde N Barron joins the West End’s Carlotta Gurl at The Junction for The Barron Gurl Show every Wednesday
Electro: Canadian electronic duo Adventure Club makes a trip to the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday evening.
Brats: XY Thursday nights the brats take over – The Bratpack; Valynne Vile, Jane Smoker, Shanda Leer, Jem and Gia Metric get their beats from DJ Nick Bertossi
Drag: Thursday it’s the Quarter Finals in the Search for Vancouver’s Next Drag Superstar at Celebrities
Fest: Lunar Fest 2016 at the Vancouver Art Gallery plaza February 12 – 14 join the Monkey King and Friends as they welcome the whole family with entertainment, exhibits, crafts, markets and more
Tuck: Friday night at Emerald East Van Supper Club, get Tucked and see the debut of Tuck Entertainment’s Tuck Girls – a stellar line-up of Vancouver Drag Entertainers
Stage: The Arts Club Theatre’s Boom! at the Granville Island Stage closes on Saturday while Pride & Prejudice is at The Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage and The (Post)Mistress is at Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre until Feb 28
Huntr: On Friday at XYYVR, Dreaddy says goodbye Huntr with music from DJs Lando, Patrick Kelly and Nathan Mots
Puck: The Vancouver Canucks take on the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night at Rogers Arena
Soul: R&B/Soul legend Booker T Jones plays a solo show at The Vogue Theatre on Saturday night
VALentine: On Saturday night, Vancouver Arts & Leisure brings some sexy love to VAL Valentine’s Day
Funk: Sunday start your Valentine’s night with an early show from local funk act and Fall In Love with Queer as Funk at XYYVR
Swing; The Fox Cabaret gets into the swing of things for Valentine’s with a Swinging Sinatra Valentine’s Party on Saturday night.
Parade: Sunday, Chinatown is filled with celebrations for the Year of the Monkey, the Chinatown Parade starts at 1130 followed by lion dances and celebration throughout Chinatown and Dr Sun Yat-Sen park.
Country: On Valentine’s Day, country superstar Brad Paisley takes the stage at Rogers Arena