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February 2018

A Modernist in the Desert: Georgia O’Keeffe

February 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
15$

Throughout the twentieth-century standard textbooks and art history classes generally ignored and overlooked this now beloved American artist. What was O’Keeffe’s relationship to the modern art of both the U.S. and Europe? How did she come to forge a unique style through her representations of landscapes, flowers, and bones? Register at 604-925-7270 (course #41571) or online.

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Cultivating Creativity with E. Andrea Klann

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Music Box, 1564 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 1A1 Canada
40$

Explore working with charcoal and pencil on paper in this workshop that’s designed to fire the creative soul and stimulate the mind. Artist E. Andrea Klann will lead the group to create primarily from imagination. Limited to 25 participants. Coffee, tea and muffins will be served. Cost: $40 (includes materials and refreshments). Register at 604-925-7270 (course #44036) or online.

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Taboo…Naughty but Nice Sex Show

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3T4 Canada
20$

The Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show provides an upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles, encouraging romance, personal betterment and all-things taboo. Enjoy entertainment, provocative and educational seminars, unique shopping, fashion shows and live demonstrations.

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Mineral Make Me Up (1920’s)

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2 Canada
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$35

In celebration of our Rising Hemlines: An Exploration of 1920's Fashion exhibit, we invite you to learn to create your own makeup. Eyeliner, lipsticks, and blush were becoming increasingly acceptable for women to wear during this period. Make mineral makeup for a fraction of the cost? Using earth elements, butters, oils, waxes, and pre-blended bases, learn how to make your own mineral makeup! Make and take home an organic lipstick, mineral blush, and 2 mineral eye shadows. Learn alternatives to…

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Discover Pakistan: Experience a millenary history & the stunning Himalayas

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2E7 Canada
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Free

Discover awe-inspiring scenery, architectural treasures and the world renowned hospitality of modern-day Shangri-La with this unique travel presentation on Pakistan, South Asia’s hidden gem. Hosted by one of Canada’s most travelled people in partnership with the Consulate General of Pakistan, this travel lecture will explore the country’s heritage highlights, including the breathtaking Karakoram and Himalayas mountain ranges, the fabled landscapes of Hunza Valley, also known as “Shangri-La”, ancient Silk Route towns and the monumental remains of ancient civilizations. A question…

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Carmelahhh Presents: Where Are They Now?

February 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R8 Canada
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$10 - $15

2017 was a year to remember for Carmelahhh Comedy. The wacky Canadian born and bred duo sketch-comedied and improvised their way into the darkened, helpless hearts of Vancouver at shows such as Sidekicks, MixTape, The Lady Show, Double Down, Grad School Improv, Fused, Fine Show, Cagematch, and the Vancouver International Improv Festival. They began their own bi-monthly sketch comedy show series, all while putting smiles on the public’s face, remaining the bestest of friends, and becoming parents to a friendship…

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Heritage Valentine’s Day Card Making

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2 Canada
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Come to Mackin House and decorate Edwardian style cards for your Valentine, friends, or family. All supplies provided. Try our delicious sugar cookies from a 1915 recipe! Open to families, youth, and adults. Registration is required. 11am-12:30pm

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St. Andrew’s Wesley United’s 7th Annual Oscar Sermon Series

February 11 @ 10:30 am
St. Andrew’s Wesley United Church, Burrard and Nelson
Vancouver, British Columbia 6046834574 Canada
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St. Andrew's Wesley United, "a light in the heart of the city" presents its 7th Annual Oscar Sermon Series. Rev. Dr. Gary Patterson and Rev. Dan Chambers will discuss Christian themes in 4 movies nominated for Best Picture of the Year. This year we feature the movies: Feb 11th @ 10:30 am The Shape of Water- an adult fairy tale where love colors outside the lines. Feb 18th @ 10:30 am The Post- what do you do when you have…

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Artist Demo: Printmaking without a Press

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
Free

Join exhibiting artist Lynne Green in the gallery as she discusses and demonstrates techniques and materials (inks, paints and papers) and also the tools and supplies (including unconventional objects) for making professional quality prints without a press. Free but space limited to 30 participants - call 604-925-7270 to reserve your spot (course #44039) or register online.

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Girl-Girl Speed Dating At The Pint

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Pint, 455 Abbott Street
Vancouver, Bc Canada
$29

Looking for a few new people to check the scene out with? Shy? Don't know how to approach a woman? Wondering if that cutie across the room keeps looking at you because you have something hanging from your nose or she's wanting something more? Need a change of pace and want to leave cyberworld? Or maybe you're just looking to make some new friends..... Why be waiting, when you could be dating?

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Designing Smartphone’s Wi-Fi and Base Station Course

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 16 @ 4:00 pm
Wireless Training Center, 10318 Whalley Blvd.,
Surrey, Please Select V3T 4H4 Canada
$2600

This 5 days course will teach you how to design smartphone's Wi-Fi and Base Station.

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Family Day at Douglas Park Community Centre

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Douglas Park Community Centre, 801 West 22nd Avenue
Vancouver, BC v5z1z8 Canada
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Free

Celebrate BC Family Day at Douglas Park Community Centre with family playtime gym, interactive activities, arts and crafts.

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Family Day at the Cannery

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, 12138 Fourth Avenue
Richmond, BC V7E 3J1 Canada

Celebrate BC Family Day at the Cannery on Monday February 12th - explore Canada's west coast fishing history at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Pick up a Parks Canada Xplorer activity booklet, or catch a Canning Line machine demo at 11am, 1pm or 3pm. Best of all, starting January 1, 2018, admission to Parks Canada places for youth 17 and under is free!

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Family Day at FRDC

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive New Westminster
New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6 Canada
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Free

Bring the whole family to all our FREE events and activities! -Interactive hands-on exhibits and fun programs for the whole family -Explore the new Journey Through the Working River exhibit -Make messes at the Residue Ramp -Dig for artifacts in our archaeology bin -Educational activities, games and more

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Family day at Coal Harbour

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coal Harbour Community Centre, 480 Broughton Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 3H4 Canada
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Free

Free family event that includes face painting, balloon twisting, jellyfish playtime, arts & crafts, hot dogs, refreshments, cake, table tennis, Olympics community living room, and more!

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Family Day at FRDC

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive New Westminster
New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6 Canada
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Free

Bring the whole family to all our FREE events and activities! -Interactive hands-on exhibits and fun programs for the whole family -Explore the new Journey Through the Working River exhibit -Make messes at the Residue Ramp -Dig for artifacts in our archaeology bin -Educational activities, games and more

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For The Love of Nature

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Campbell Valley Regional Park, Nature House, 20285 8 Ave
Langley, BC Canada
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Free

Celebrate nature with family and loved ones this Family Day weekend. Enjoy arts and crafts activities that expand your ability to observe and appreciate nature. Meet at the Nature House. Free - All ages

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Free Family Photos at Highstreet

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Highstreet J150, Mt. Lehman Road
Abbotsford, British Columbia v2t0c5 Canada
Free

This Family Day we would love to take your picture! We have a professional photographer, a simple backdrop and room for the whole family – compliments of Highstreet! Bring your crew down, we’ve got everything you need to make your Family Day picture perfect. Photos are located in Unit J150, across from Westland Insurance and run from 11AM-2PM. One photo per family, totally free.

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Celebrate Family Day with beloved children’s entertainer, Rick Scott

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The ACT Arts Centre, 11944 Haney Place
Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6G1 Canada
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$15

Celebrate Family Day with beloved children's entertainer, Rick Scott. Combining music, storytelling and humour, this lively participatory concert is great for all ages. With numerous awards to his name, including 3 JUNO Award Nominations and multiple Parents Choice and Family Choice awards, Rick is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the Down Syndrome Research Foundation and curator of the Protection Island Museum. As a singer, songwriter and actor, he's performed in over one thousand schools in nine countries and is a…

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Speaker Series: Unmentionables of the 1920’s with Melanie Talkington

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
City Centre Library Room 136 & 137, 1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3K 1G2 Canada
$10

Melanie Talkington is a local designer and Corsetiere of Lace Embrace Atelier Inc. in Vancouver BC. She has an extensive collection of antique Corsets and Lingerie dating from 18th century to 1960s. Her collection has been on loan to the Louvre, Paris, New York and local museums. Join her for this informative talk to learn about the liberated women of the 1920s. See original examples of frivolous and colourful lingerie, corsets and cheeky garters. Tea, coffee and snacks included. Register…

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – Movies in the Morgue at the Vancouver Police Museum

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vancouver Police Museum, 240 East Cordova St.
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Canada
10$

We're tired of watching romcoms for Valentine's Day! Try something with a little more kick - "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" will be screening in the old City Morgue at the Vancouver Police Museum on February 13th, 2018. You are welcome to bring pillows and blankets to get cosy! #moviesinthemorgue Doors open at 6:30pm, movie starts at 7pm Popcorn and pop will be on sale You are welcome to bring pillows and blankets for extra comfort and chairs will be provided…

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17th annual Talking Stick Festival

February 14 - February 24
Various venues Vancouver, BC Canada
5$ - 90$

With a desire to appeal to Indigenous and non-Indigenous attendees alike, the Talking Stick Festival’s programming focuses on the diversity of Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Music, Pow Wow, and Film in both traditional and contemporary formats. This year's theme is Schayilhen (S-ch-eye-yay-lh-un), which translates literally to "Salmon going up.” As a registered non-profit Society, Full Circle’s Talking Stick Festival began as a way to showcase and celebrate Indigenous art and performance to a wider audience. It is the premiere, multi-disciplinary Indigenous…

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Urban Food & Fibre Walk

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mackin House Museum, 1116 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3K 1G2 Canada

Learn to identify local city plants that are useful for food or fibre; stinging nettle, plantain, fireweed, English ivy, blackberry and lamb’s quarters are plants we might find along the way. We'll talk about what it means to forage and how we can do it in a respectful manner, as the First Nations did; share recipe ideas; and practice the techniques for harvesting fibre from the plants in season. We'll show samples of processed plants and end the walk with…

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Follow Your Bliss: Valentine’s Dinner at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

February 14 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Flatbread Main St. & Kitsilano, 4186 Main Street & 1876 W 1st Ave
Vancouver, BC Canada
$12.95 - $30

Follow your bliss to Rocky Mountain Flatbread for a 3-course Valentine's Day dinner featuring pairings with Koko Monk raw chocolates. Starters: Get a Bliss Fix (passionfruit raw chocolate) with choice of salad, mushroom caps, or house made soup. Mains: Romance your taste buds with Diablo Del Amar (mango tequila raw chocolate with chili). Enjoy a hand crafted Traditional Flatbread pizza or featured organic pasta with seasonal veggies. Desserts: Flirt (salted caramel raw chocolate with almond, cashew and organic red rose…

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The Ultimate Traveller: Impressions of Turkey

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
15$

Turkey is the only country in the world that has an eclectic mix of European, Asian and Middle Eastern cultures. This audio-visual journey captures the essence of Turkish culture and heritage: a delightful blend of art and ancient architecture. As we explore these historic lands, we can see why the country has so many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Through this lecture you will come to appreciate the historical significance Turkey has played to world civilization. Starting in cosmopolitan Istanbul, explore…

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Art Tours: Inside the Museum of Anthropology

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
65$

Inside the Museum of Anthropology The MOA is one of Vancouver’s architectural and cultural treasures. Join gallery staff and MOA docents for a tour through their collections and the exhibition, The Fabric of Our Land: Coast Salish Weaving. Lunch will be at a Vancouver eatery (not included in the cost of the tour) or bring your own bag lunch. We will do a surprise studio /gallery visit in the afternoon. Thursday, February 15*, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cost:…

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TRAVEL TALK: Treasures of Indochina

February 15 @ 7:00 pm
Peter Kaye Room, Vancouver Public Library (Central), 350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1 Canada
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Free

Join a travel expert and noted travel writer/photographer (who has visited 175 countries and counting!), as well as leading Vancouver-based cultural tour operator Bestway Tours & Safaris on a journey through the heart of former Indochina. Photos, tips and unique travel stories will provide inspiration and practical knowledge for those interested in exploring fascinating UNESCO World Heritage sites in Vietnam, Cambodia and China. Discover the world’s largest religious sanctuary at Angkor, sample world famous cuisine in Hanoi, experience bustling Shanghai…

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Gateway Theatre Presents: Salt-Water Moon

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - February 24 @ 10:00 pm
Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Road
Richmond, BC V7C 3V4 Canada
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The glorious production of David French's Salt-Water Moon was a sold-out hit in Toronto last season. The beloved Canadian classic about love, loss, and reconciliation is daringly re-imagined by visionary director Ravi Jain. With its boldly spare staging, this production asks "Can you ever truly return home?" It's 1926 and every day the villages of Newfoundland are being abandoned by their young for a new life in the big city; but, eighteen-year-old, Jacob Mercer, has come home to Coley's Point…

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Place des Arts: February Exhibition Opening Reception

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2 Canada
Free

Drop by the opening reception for two new exhibitions: A Mosaic of Our Past, a unique exhibition presented by the Coquitlam Heritage Society in which artists bring Coquitlam history to life, and Port Town, a series of mixed-media works by Lori Sokoluk that evokes the flux and mystery that shroud the territorial edge where city meets waterway. Both exhibitions on display from February 16 - March 17, 2018.

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The Butterfly Lovers

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St,
Vancouver,, BC V6B 2P1 Canada

LunarFest and Ballet Productions Canada Society present “The Butterfly Lovers” Choreographed by Joshua Beamish, inspired by the world renowned concerto and one of China’s Four Great Folktales; a love story that is older than Romeo and Juliet. This is a performance by Vancouver’s Coastal City Ballet. Also showcasing The Love Stories” by Irene Schneider. Celebrate Valentine’s Day and the Lunar New Year this February with a romance like no other! To book tickets and find more information, please visit https://lunarfest.org

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Senseless: A Night of Sensory Deprived Standup Comedy

February 16 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Little Mountain Gallery, 195 E 26 Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 2G8 Canada
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$10

What happens when you take the city's most accomplished stand-up comedians and force them to do their sets while blindfolded and wearing noise-cancelling headphones? LET'S FIND OUT. This is a whos-who lineup of the city's best including Kyle Bottom, Sophie Buddle and Graham Clark. A concept so strange, the only time slot that could handle it was 10:30 pm on a Friday night. This is the kind of stand up comedy that you'll never find at Yuks or the Mix.…

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A Birdy Told Me So

February 17 @ 10:00 am - February 18 @ 12:00 pm
Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$12 - $15

A Birdy Told Me So Ages 5+ Written by Kellie Haines and Jeny Cassady Directed by Jeny Cassady Performed by Kellie Haines Saturday, February 17- 10am and 1pm | Sunday, February 18-noon Tickets $12/15 Eight year old Kellie doesn’t feel like she fits in at school until she receives a birthday gift that talks on its own! It’s Magrau, a chatty and confident bird puppet who has a flair for singing, dancing and making people laugh. When Magrau signs the…

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Derby Tales ‘Round the Campfire

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Derby Reach Regional Park, Meet across road from Heritage Area on Allard Cres, north of 96th Ave and 4 km west of Fort Langley.
Langley, BC Canada
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Free

Gather round a crackling campfire to bake bannock and listen to tales of nature and life in the wilderness. Bring a mug for hot chocolate. Meet across road from Heritage Area on Allard Cres, north of 96th Ave and 4 km west of Fort Langley. Free - All ages

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Wesbrook Village Lunar New Year Celebration 2018

February 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wesbrook Village, 3378 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1W5 Canada
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Free

Gong xi fa cai! Join Wesbrook Village in celebrating the Year of the Dog on February 17, 2018. The village will be bustling with festivities from 12:30pm-4:00pm! Lions will leap and roar throughout the village from shop to shop, starting in Norman MacKenzie Square, and you can leave with a lucky red envelope of your own too. After the lion dance, head over to the Wesbrook Community Centre for cultural performances and activities for all. For more information: https://goo.gl/1Xxb8A

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Lunar New Year Celebration at Wesbrook Village

February 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wesbrook Village, 3378 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6S 0A8 Canada
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Free

Gong xi fa cai! Join Wesbrook Village in celebrating the Year of the Dog on February 17, 2018. The village will be bustling with festivities from 12:30pm-4:00pm! Lions will leap and roar throughout the village from shop to shop, starting in Norman MacKenzie Square, and you can leave with a lucky red envelope of your own too. After the lion dance, head over to the Wesbrook Community Centre for cultural performances and activities for all. For more information: https://goo.gl/1Xxb8A

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1920’s Fashion Show with Ivan Sayers

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
All Saints Parish Hall, 821 Fairfax Street
Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2 Canada
$35.00

Watch models strut down a 24’ runway in bold, beautiful, and beaded garments. Noted fashion historian Ivan Sayers will captivate and entertain as he takes the audience on a journey following the highs and lows of 1920s fashion. Learn about the change in styles throughout the decade and discover why certain materials, silhouettes, and styles were preferred. Ticket includes non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers. Cash bar will be open before the show and during intermission.

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Spark: Valentine Circus Cabaret

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Columbia Theatre, 530 Columbia Street
New Westminister, British Columbia V3M 6B9 Canada
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$15 - $25

Acts of love and other important stuff. Circa 51 is proud to present Spark! Spark is a cabaret style circus showcase that explores the many facets of this thing called love. Join Circa 51 and the Vancouver Circus School for an evening of remembering and unmasking love, in all its complicated glory. Saturday, February 17th The Columbia Theatre 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster Doors open at 7PM. Show at 7:30PM

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Chinese New Year Festival -2018

February 18
Dharma Drum Vancouver Cente, 8240 No.5 Road
Richmond, BC Canada V6Y 2V4, BC V6Y 2V4 Canada
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Free

Free Chinese New Year Event for the Whole Family • Performance of Drumming, Traditional Chinese Music • Lantern and Bracelet Making • Meditation Demonstration and Tea Chan Workshop • Chinese Calligraphy & Chinese Painting For grown-ups who want to take a stress-reduction break, we will also have demonstrations of Chan (zen) meditation, and a traditional tea ceremony. If you want to stay for lunch, we will serve a delicious vegetarian meal.

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2018 LunarFest

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, 750 Hornby St,
Vancouver,, BC V6Z 2H7 Canada

Celebrate Year of the Dog with mankind’s best friends at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza! For one day only, enjoy some fantastic activities and experiences for you and your dog! Take a photo with Canadog - the Space Husky; pick up some new toys and trinkets for your walking buddy; make an impromptu play-date with new canine friends, and fill your bellies with delicious Lunar New Year foods! Admission is FREE for all friends - whether two-legged or four! Visit…

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The Butterfly Lovers

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St,
Vancouver,, BC V6B 2P1 Canada
Free

LunarFest and Ballet Productions Canada Society present “The Butterfly Lovers” Choreographed by Joshua Beamish, inspired by the world renowned concerto and one of China’s Four Great Folktales; a love story that is older than Romeo and Juliet. This is a performance by Vancouver’s Coastal City Ballet. Also showcasing The Love Stories” by Irene Schneider. Celebrate Valentine’s Day and the Lunar New Year this February with a romance like no other! To book tickets and find more information, please visit https://lunarfest.org

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Chan Meditation Practice- Youth (age 18-35)

February 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come to experience Chan Meditation with us. What is Chan or Chan meditation? How can it benefit me? How can I live my life less stressfully? How can I be more aware of my emotions or things going around? ……………. Come to find out the answers yourself. Please register. https://goo.gl/forms/laapG2PymYFi1Xxi2 DATE: Friday, March 09th, 2018 TIME: 6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm PLACE: Dharma Drum Vancouver Centre 8240 No. 5 Road, Richmond BC, V6Y 2V4 EMAIL: ddyp.ddmba@gmail.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/ddyp.van WHO: Youth…

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“A Ribbon Around a Bomb”: Frida Kahlo’s Universal Appeal

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
15$

Frida Kahlo's popularity continues to grow more than 60 years after her death. Why is there Frida-mania? How did a Mexican Communist woman artist become a symbol of transgression and courage for so many people in completely different socio-political circumstances? Who and what inspired her? Frida Kahlo's work (and myth) will be examined along with many of her extraordinary paintings. Cost: $15 Register by phone at 604-925-7270 (course # 41534) or online. Drop-ins welcome space permitting.

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Clearly Ambiguous – Opening Reception

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T1C2 Canada
Free

We'd like to welcome our new exhibition, Clearly Ambiguous, featuring artists Adrienne Moore and Louise Dee and their mixed media works. Join us for the opening reception on Tuesday, February 20 from 6-8 p.m.

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The Ultimate Traveller: Impressions of Armenia

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
15$

We start at the foot of Mount Ararat in Armenia and see Yerevan with its impressive memorial to the Armenian Genocide. We will also see the ancient Monasteries of Haghpat & Sanahin, Lake Sevan, the Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin, the ancient archaeological site of Zvartnots and the Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley. We also will explore Nagorno-Karabakh, which can only be accessed through Armenia. Locally known as Artsakh, this self-declared republic consists of the traditionally Armenian…

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Artist’s Toolkit from A to Z Workshop with Annie Briard

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
25$

Many aspects of an artist’s career involve professional documentation and written materials, be they for proposals to galleries or grantors, sales, and presenting one’s work to the public online. This workshop will introduce best practices for the artist’s professional portfolio, including the artist resume, biography, statement, and artwork documentation. Participants will be guided through determining which approach is best suited to their needs, and will consider samples to leave better equipped to refine their own materials. Cost: $25 (includes refreshments).…

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The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series: OURO Collective

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St
Vancouver, V6B 2G6 604-606-6400 Canada
$12 - $14

Vancouver’s OURO Collective brings the energy and drive of street dance to the stage in the February edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series. This young and dynamic collective is fast gaining a reputation for its cool hybrid movement, fusing hip hop, waacking, breaking and contemporary dance. They will perform excerpts from their full-length work TANGENT, which explores through dance the themes of private and public behaviour, self-absorption, and extreme individualism.

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BC Heritage Week Celebration: The Many Histories of this Site We Call Ambleside

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1C2 Canada
Free

Join us for this special event in conjunction with BC Heritage Week. The history that is currently available and more commonly known about the Ambleside area relates to the old ferry station. Representatives from the Squamish Nation and the West Vancouver Historical Society will discuss and invite a conversation that acknowledges a larger scope in the history of this site. Admission by donation. Limited space, call 604-925-7270 or online to reserve your spot (course #44052).

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Polyrhythmics with guests Coco Jafro at The Wise Hall

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - February 24 @ 1:00 am
Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac St
Vancouver, BC Canada
$17.50

The Rickshaw and The Wise Hall present: Polyrhythmics at The Wise Hall with guests Coco Jafro Date: February 23rd, 2018 Doors: 8:00 pm Ages: 19+ Price: $17.50 + s/c adv Online: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1607029 In-store: Red Cat Records, Red Cat Records - Hastings, ZuluRecords Store, Highlife Records POLYRHYTHMICS Rich with bold brass and hypnotic percussion, Polyrhythmics' latest album, Caldera, showcases the instrumental eight-piece's impossibly tight grooves and virtuosic musicianship as they tear through a singular blend of funk, soul, psychedelic rock, R&B,…

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Hopwired Festival

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Croatian Cultural Center, 3250 Commercial Dr
Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4 Canada
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$52

Enjoy up to 40 craft beer and third-wave coffee vendors at this unique tasting event. More information at www.hopwired.ca

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Heritage Week Maillardville Walking Tour

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3K 1G2 Canada
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$5

Each year we celebrate Heritage Week by offering a walking tour of historic Maillardville. Learn about the French-Canadian settlers, the local businesses, the Canadian Western Lumber Co. at Fraser Mills, and the lively stories that make up our history. Tour leaves Mackin House at 1pm. Tea & Scones will be served in the Parlour after the tour (2pm) for all those who participated in the walk. Purchase tickets online or by calling 604-516-6151. Tickets: $5 per person.

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