What’s On Weekend: February 23-26, 2012

Just because you’ve had to give it all up for Lent doesn’t mean you need to stop being entertained. Get out and about!

Ongoing:
– 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 wraps up Feb 25th at The Cultch
– Running at The Arts Club Theatre, Stanley Stage, an adaptation of the film Calendar Girls closes on Feb 26th.
– at the Granville Island Stage, The Arts Club Theatre presents Intimate Apparel.
– it’s opening night at The Cultch for Hunchback, adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo, playing until Mar 10th

Thursday, Feb 23
– head to the Comedy Mix for some laughs as the Vancouver Comedy Festival continues with a comedian spotlight
– in Victoria Down With Webster is playing the McPherson Playhouse
– the brilliant and hilarious Ryan Steele and Amy Gee bring their live comedy show to the Rio Theatre
– for some evening entertainment, see the male dancers get their “Junk” out at Oasis Ultra Lounge

Friday, Feb 24
– more laughs from the Vancouver Comedy Festival abound at the Comedy Mix and Lafflines.
– art, music & live performance come together at Vancouver Art Gallery for FUSE
– reunited The Darkness are onstage at the Commodore Ballroom
– sports and laughter unite when the Harlem Globetrotters hit the wood at Rogers Arena
The Righteous Brother’s Bill Medley is at Red Robinson Theatre at Boulevard Casino
– head late to Oasis for Gay’er Friday with DJ Jeffery Michael

Saturday, Feb 25
– laugh along with David Cross and Bob Odenkirk wind up the Vancouver Comedy Festival
– also more Vancouver Comedy Festival laughter reigns at Comedy Mix and Lafflines
– reminisce with the 80’s stars Al B Sure and Keith Sweat at Red Robinson Theatre at Boulevard Casino
– the entire Davie Village nightlife scene comes together to support Vancouver Friends For Life Society with Davie Village Mardi Gras
– over at the Cobalt it’s Queer Bash: True Blood vs Hollywood Glam-ps

Sunday, Feb 26
The Fray bring their melodic, sweet sounds to The Orpheum stage.
– classic English rockers Deep Purple are at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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