It’s already February, the majority of Groundhogs didn’t see their shadow yesterday so looks like we’re in for an early spring…here on the west coast that means it’s right around the corner! Let’s see what will entertain us until it arrives.
PuSh: PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh) is in the midst of PuSh Rally, a free online series of performing arts and events running until February 6, 2021.
Cocoa: You still have one week to celebrate Hot Chocolate with cafes and restaurants pouring decadent and delicious chocolate creations until February 14th
Contact: Saturday night, CONTACT Winter Music Festival is hitting new heights, taking the festival to the BC Place rooftop, local artists Vanic, Tails B2B Juelz, Nostalgix, and Poni will perform for fans worldwide with a free-to-stream broadcast on Monstercat’s Twitch channel.
Curds: We are in the midst of La Poutine Week, until February 7th celebrate Canada’s dish and stick your fork into a ooey, gooey poutine to find your favourite!
Films:Turning Point Ensemble (TPE) has launched 1+1+1+ : a film project with the first three films launched now streaming.
Dine: It’s the tastiest time of the year in Vancouver! Dine Out Vancouver Festival returns for its longest run ever. From February 5th to March 7th, over 330 restaurants (most ever) will serving multi-course menus at set prices starting from just $15.
Gallery: Until March 20th, Burrard Arts Foundation(BAF) features three new art exhibitions at the non-profit gallery: muralist, textile artist and illustrator Sandeep Johal, photographer and new media artist Annie Briard plus a new work from Josephine Lee.
Craigslist: The Cultch remounts its hilarious musical revue do you want what i have got? a craigslist cantata featuring stories directly from the pages of Craigslist ads, February 5-7 online at thecultch.com
Austen: UBC School of Music presents Jonathan Dove’s chamber opera Mansfield Park, based on the novel by Jane Austen, at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts online February 6 & 7.
Museum: A perfect visit for the Chinese New Year season, stop by MOV at Vanier Park or the Chinatown location to view A Seat at the Table a collaborative exhibition exploring historical and contemporary stories of Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging.
Colour: Now open at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art find the Western Canadian premiere of running from February 3 –May 9, 2021.
Opera: Catch the first half of Vancouver Opera’s digital season as La Voix Humaine and Amahl and the Night Visitors continue to stream before Spring brings new productions to streams. Available for viewing online as part of the Vancouver Opera digital season.
Digital: The Arts Club Digital Edition is filled with online viewing of behind the scenes content, workshops and Live From Home videos.
Orchestra: theconcerthall.ca is Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‘s digital home for the season, currently streaming Vienna Reflections: works by Mahler, Gulda and Schnittke: Three composers deeply influenced by Mozartof Mozart, join the others still streaming productions from throughout the season.