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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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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?

Canadian Diabetes Association's BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k

The BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k in support of the Canadian Diabetes Association will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Run/walk a fun and scenic 5k in Stanley Park and then enjoy the famous GIB After Party with beer, Irish stew, cupcakes, DJ and more! For registration and more information visit www.stpatricks5k.com

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

Spring Break Activities at Fort Langley National Site of Canada

During the week of Spring Break drop in to Fort Langley NHS to see if you have what it takes to survive as a fur trader! Learn to start fire the traditional way with flint & steel at 11am. Participate in the “Fur Trader time trials” at 12:30 and test your skills carrying fur bales. At 2pm hear the bang of musket fire echo through the fort. Bake bannock over the open fire at 3pm and... Visit Website

Spring Break Scavenger Hunt: Storybooks

Pick up your scavenger clues and start the hunt! Explore the Village searching for the clues left behind by the storybook characters. When you think you're done, stop in at the General Store to see if you have earned a prize. Join in the fun at the Real Estate office where the storybook toys are hosting a tea party. After that take a ride or two on the carousel.

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 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 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 Winter Farmers Market

  • Saturday, November 03, 2012 - Saturday, April 27, 2013 (Every Saturday)
  • Time: 10am - 2pm
  • Location: 30th and Ontario Street in the East Parking lot and Plaza of Nat Bailey Stadium
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Calling all local food enthusiasts! Visit Vancouver’s Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey Stadium. Find delicious locally made food and enjoy knowing where your food comes from and who cultivates it.