What’s On Weekend – February 16 – 19, 2012

If you’re not worn out from your Valentine’s Day festivities there’s lots to do

– at Vancouver Art Gallery : Offsite on West Georgia at the Shangri-la Hotel courtyard, until Sept 16th, is a large scale wooden tableau by Kota Ezawa
– within the Vancouver Art Gallery, An Autobiography of our Collection shows a behind the scenes look at how a collection is put together from the Gallery’s permanent collection.
– see the bright lights at MOV: Museum of Vancouver with their ongoing exhibit Neon Vancouver/Ugly Vancouver
– Nina Arsenault’s Silicone Diaries runs until Feb 35th at The Cultch
– Running at The Arts Club Theatre, Stanley Stage, until Feb 26th, is an adaptation of the film Calendar Girls.
– at the Granville Island Stage, The Arts Club Theatre presents Intimate Apparel.

Thursday Feb 16
– legendary American rock band Chicago plays the Red Robinson Show Theatre at Boulevard Casino in Coquitlam
– The Vancouver Comedy Festival kicks off with the Opening Night Gala at The Centre for Performing Arts
– for some evening entertainment, see the male dancers get their “Junk” out at Oasis Ultra Lounge

Friday Feb 17
– The Vancouver Comedy Festival takes over The Orpheum Theatre for an audience with comic legend Carol Burnett
Chicago moves across town to Richmond and play a second show at River Rock Show Theatre
– don’t be late,  Hot Chelle Rae play an early show at Venue
– head late to Oasis for Gay’er Friday with DJ Jeffery Michael

Saturday Feb 18
– everyone’s favourite nonagenarian Betty White spends the Evening with Vancouver Comedy Fest audiences twice, at 7pm and 9:30pm at The Centre for Performing Arts.
– the talented and beautiful Natalie Cole plays the River Rock Show Theatre
– “Who’s Line Is It Anyways?” is the question of the night as the renowned improv show take on the Red Robinson Show Theatre
– it’s opening night at The Cultch for Hunchback, adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo, playing until Mar 10th

Sunday Feb 19
– funny woman Margaret Cho brings the laughs to The Centre for Vancouver ComedyFest
– South African hip-hop group Die Antwoord hit the Commodore Ballroom stage

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