The Leap Year brings us an extra February day of fun and entertainment to add into these pick of the week
Marionettes: Continuing 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
Dance: DanceHouse presents a two-part program from Brazil’s contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo with the Vancouver premiere of Dança Sinfônica and Gira, February 28th & 29th at the Vancouver Playhouse.
Sip: The 42nd annual Vancouver International Wine Festival pours eight-days of wine & food February 22-March 1, 2020, showcasing 163 wineries from 15 countries, including 42 wineries from France.
Pooh: Carousel Theatre for Young People invites you to visit The House on Pooh Corner to catch up with Winnie-the-Pooh and friends in the 100-Acre Wood, at Waterfront Theatre February 28 – March 29
Belles: An all-female collective of Vancouver-based performers brings playwright Robert Harling’s heartwarming and witty play Steel Magnolias, to life at The Nest on Granville Island, until March 8th.
Ball: Vancouver Whitecaps FC kick off their 2020 campaign against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday evening at BC Place.
NoShow: Jessie Award-winning theatre company Théâtre la Seizième is presenting Le NoShow Vancouver, a unique audience interactive show at Performance Works on Granville Island from February 26 to March 1st.
Comedy: Find out what happens when two families come together for The Wedding Party in previews at The Arts Club Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre.
Legend: Pirates, Nuns, Queen Victoria and epic sword fights, are just some of the fun and adventure in Fabulist Theatre’s new swashbuckling feminist comedy, The Untold Legend Of Imogen Flight playing at CBC Studio 700, February 27 – March 7.
Children: Germany’s Hands and Feet invites little theatre newcomers, aged 2 – 6 years, into the magical realm of sound, movement and imagination in this non-verbal performance, at Presentation House Theatre, February 29 to March 1.
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.
Box: Vancouver Warriors welcome special musical guests for Country Night at Rogers Arena when they host Georgia Swarm Saturday evening
Festival: Dancers of Damelahamid is warming up for the 13th annual Coastal Dance Festival, a celebration of Canadian and global Indigenous stories, song, and dance, taking place February 25–March 1, 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.
Indigenous: The 19th Annual Talking Stick Festivalis taking the stage until February 29, bringing a vibrant celebration of Indigenous artistry to various venues around Vancouver.
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