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From the Polar Bear Swim on January 1 to the Festival of Lights in late December, festivals and other exciting events are happening all the time in Vancouver.

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A Tribute of Bill Evans - Roedde House Jazz Series

A Tribute to Bill Evans - Featuring Tristan Paxton (guitar) and Daniel Reynolds (piano). Bill Evans was an American jazz pianist and composer who is widely considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and is considered by some to have been the most influential post-World War II jazz pianist. Tristan Paxton and Daniel Reynolds will include original music written for Bill Evans as... Visit Website

Arts Club Theatre Company presents 2 Pianos 4 Hands

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 - Sunday, April 14, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Arts Club Theatre Company - Stanley Alliance Industrial Stage
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This is the laugh-out-loud autobiographical story that has become one of Canada's most successful theatrical productions. In this farewell run, the creators/stars Ted and Richard propel you through comically poignant vignettes of their childhood piano lessons-complete with virtuoso displays of technique-and share the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good failed musicians. Not just fo... Visit Website

Arts Club Theatre Company presents How Has My Love Affected You?

  • Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Saturday, March 23, 2013 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Revue Theatre
  • Location: Revue Theatre
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Marcus Youssef has a "difficult" relationship with his mother, Rolene. When the playwright discovers a storage locker full of her journals, he begins to delve into her history-and his own. Filled with humour, tension, and affection, How Has My Love Affected You? questions the nature of familial obligation: what do we owe to each other, and what do we owe to ourselves?

Coca Cola presents Coca-Cola Arctic Home Installation at Pacific Centre

How much do you know about the Polar Bear? From March 14-19 at the Pacific Centre, the Coca-Cola Arctic Home will be on display to dramatically demonstrate how climate change is affecting the polar bears. The installation will feature a large-scale reproduction of an Inuit sculpture of a polar bear mother and her cub, and visitors will be encouraged to show their polar bear pride and take act... Visit Website

James Hart - The Dance Screen (The Scream Too), Exhibition

James Hart, Exhibition The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) November 2012 to March 9, 2014 In late 2009, artist James Hart began designing a large-scale sculpture titled The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) and began carving the work in 2010. This ambitious project brings together many of the principal animal figures from traditional Haida stories, especially creatures that depend on salmon for t... Visit Website

Pacific Theatre presents Mother Teresa is Dead

  • Friday, March 01, 2013 - Saturday, March 23, 2013 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Pacific Theatre
  • Location: Pacific Theatre
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A conscience-stricken mother abandons husband, son and comfortable London home - resurfacing among the street children of India's slums. A gripping examination of privilege, spiritual sickness and uneasy sacrifice.

Pleased to Meet You: Introductions by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC explores compelling new pairings of timeless treasures in Pleased to Meet You: Introductions by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott from November 3, 2012 to March 24, 2013. The internationally acclaimed potter has combed MOA's collection of artefacts and created groupings based solely on colour, form, shape, and pattern, imbuing new aesthetic perspectives by removing histor... Visit Website

Rogers Arena Tours

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Rogers Arena
  • Location: Rogers Arena
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For 15 years, Rogers Arena has been thrilling and entertaining fans. For 15 years, our Vancouver Canucks have battled on the ice in the race to capture the title of Stanley Cup Champions. For 15 years, we have staged the best entertainment the music industry has to offer. We have opened our doors and welcomed over 21 million people. We have even reveled in Olympic gold when the Canadian women's a... Visit Website

Sense of Place: Exhibition of Young People’s Art at ArtStarts Gallery

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - Friday, March 15, 2013 (Recurring every week day)
  • Time: Gallery open Tuesdays to Fridays 9am to 5pm.
  • Location: ArtStarts Gallery
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Sense of Place, a new exhibition at the ArtStarts Gallery, showcases artwork made by young people from schools across British Columbia in collaboration with professional artists. The students’ work explores themes of identity, land, community and home, fostering their sense of individuality as well as their sense of belonging. The gallery is free and open to the public from Tuesdays to Frid... Visit Website

TEA FOR TWO AT THE VANDUSEN GARDENS

Truffles Café at VanDusen Botanical Garden is now serving a ‘proper' Afternoon Tea complete with three-tier tray of goodies, ceramic tea pots and cups, organic and private label teas. Afternoon Tea in the Garden is offered for $35.00 for 2 OR $60.00 for 4 and includes: Choice of daily sandwich Freshly made scone Large croissant Coconut macaroons and shortbread cookies ... Visit Website

Terry Haines: Coyote X

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 - Thursday, March 28, 2013
  • Location: VIVO Media Arts Centre
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MARCH 14-28 / GALLERY HOURS 12-5.30PM OPENING MARCH 14 / 8PM-12AM Live performances by Impossible Nothing a.k.a Darwin Frost, ELIZA-EMC, Lindsay Delronde (Mohawk Nation) and Margaret Briere (Shishalh Nation) COYOTE X is a four-wall video projection installation that evokes issues of land ownership and cultural survival through the presence of Coyote, who acts as metaphor and messenger. Coy... Visit Website

The Beaumont Studios - Yoga Classes

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012 (Every Tuesday, Thursday)
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Location: Beaumont Studios
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So what can you expect from Carrie's class? Expect the unexpected! In yoga we try to live without expectations. But basically in most of the classes I teach classic Hatha yoga with my own interpretations thrown in, and depending on your level and abilities I will guide you through both basic and more advanced postures with a combination of steady holding and dynamic motion. This will hopefully he... Visit Website

The Cultch presents Broken Sex Doll

From the producers of last year's smash hit 1984! The rapid pace of technological advancement in 2136 has only been matched by a dramatic decline of morality. Robots have become lifelike, humans are robotic, and the two intermarry. King has been in a relationship with a "Ginger 5000" fembot for some time, but things take a dramatic detour when she starts to malfunction and he has her re... Visit Website

Vancouver Art Gallery presents Hope at Dawn: Watercolours by Emily Carr and Charles John Collings

The medium of watercolour is one of the most challenging used by artists. After the pigment has been placed on paper, change is not possible and the artist must possess considerable skill to achieve his or her artistic goal. Two major artists working in British Columbia in the first half of the twentieth century used watercolour extensively: Emily Carr and Charles John Collings. At the Vancouve... Visit Website

Vancouver Food Tour presents Your Vancouver Brewery Experience

Ever wondered what really goes on inside that mysterious building located at the base of the Burrard Street bridge?  Now it's your chance to join Vancouver Food Tour and Molson Coors Canada and explore Western Canada's largest and most recognized brewery. Whether you're a visitor, a curious local, or simply a beer enthusiast, join us behind the scenes to get a look at this iconic Vancouver l... Visit Website

Vancouver Opera presents The Magic Flute

  • Saturday, March 09, 2013 - Sunday, March 17, 2013 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Vancouver Opera
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
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The timeless Coast Salish realm. On a quest for love and enlightenment, young Tamino finds himself at the centre of a battle between the forces of light and darkness. Accompanied by an absurdly lovelorn bird catcher, Papageno, and protected by his spirit-guide, Sarastro, Tamino confronts the formidable Queen of the Night, bravely endures terrifying trials, and is finally united in love with h... Visit Website

Vancouver TheatreSports League presents Ultimate Improv Championships

UIC is Vancouver's most dangerous improv and pits two blood-thirsty teams of improvisers against each other in a non-stop timed challenge. At the end of each performance the audience votes who will be the Ultimate Improv Champion, with the winning team returning the following week to defend their title. “Ultimate Improvisers” are among the best-trained and well-conditioned athletes in... Visit Website