Events & Entertainment Around Vancouver: February 26 – March 5

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Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre – Forget About Tomorrow
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 25/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 687-1644
www.artsclub.com – When Jane’s husband Tom is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they face a difficult journey ahead. Will love and humour be enough to brace their family for the future? Can Jane reconcile her dreams with today’s reality? Or will she grow to doubt her loyalty to the man who will ultimately forget her name?

Granville Island Stage – Fun Home
Event Dates: 08/02/2018 through 10/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 687-1644
www.artsclub.com – Alison’s father was many things: a historical preservationist, a funeral home director, a distant parent, and…a closeted gay man. In the struggle to understand her father while also dealing with her own coming out, graphic novelist Alison documents the story of her life in coloured panels.

Norman Rothstein Theatre – Chutzpah Festival 2018
Event Dates: 15/02/2018 through 15/03/2018; Time: various times
www.chutzpahfestival.com – Chutzpah! The Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival is the Lower Mainland’s winter music, dance, comedy and theatre festival presenting international, national and local artists.

Orpheum Theatre – Great Romantics
Event Dates: 03/03/2018 through 05/03/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: (604) 876-3434
www.vancouversymphony.ca – playdates are Mar 03 and 05 – Pianist David Fray was named BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year in 2008, and has been on the path to stardom ever since. Known for his lyrical, expansive and sometimes playful performances, Fray will play Mendelssohn’s sparkling, dynamic Piano Concerto No. 1.

Orpheum Theatre and Bell Performing Arts Centre – Night of the Flying Horses
Event Dates: 24/02/2018 through 26/02/2018; Time: 20:00
Telephone: (604) 876-3434
www.vancouversymphony.ca – playdates are Feb 24 and 26. Playing at Bell Performing Arts on Feb 26 – Daniel Müller-Schott, performing Elgar’s sumptuous, beautiful Cello Concerto. Golijov’s hypnotic and enchanting Night of the Flying Horses makes its VSO debut, and the orchestra performs Schoenberg’s arrangement of Brahms’s brilliant Piano Quartet in G minor.

Pacific Coliseum – Monster Jam 2018
Event Dates: 02/03/2018 through 04/03/2018; Time: various times
www.coliseumvancouver.com

Pyatt Hall – Schnittke and Shostakovich
Event Dates: 28/02/2018 through 04/03/2018; Time: 14:00 and 19:30
Telephone: (604) 876-3434
www.vancouversymphony.ca – playdates are Feb 28, Mar 01 and Mar 04 – 14:00 matinee is on Mar 04 – Repertoire: Alfred Schnittke (Quartet No. 3) – Alfred Schnittke (Hymnus II) – Shostakovich (Piano Quintet in G minor+)

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Bahamas
Event Date: 01/03/2018; Time: 20:00
www.queenelizabeth.theatervancouver.com – Juno award winning Adult Alternative duo

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Ballet BC’s Romeo and Juliet
Event Dates: 22/02/2018 through 24/02/2018; Time: 14:00 and 20:00
www.queenelizabeth.theatervancouver.com – 14:00 matinee is only on Sat, Feb 24

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Program 2 (Ballet)
Event Dates: 22/02/2018 through 24/02/2018; Time: various times
www.balletbc.com – A first for Ballet BC’s repertoire, Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet has inspired many an artist with its tragic tale of “star-crossed lovers.”

Rennie Museum at Wing Sang Bldg – 51 East Pender St – Mend Piece by Yoko Ono
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 31/03/2018
www.renniecollection.org – A 50-year-old installation by Yoko Ono. Illustrating Ono’s longstanding artistic quest in social activism and world peace,” according to presenter the Rennie Museum.

Robson Square – Robson Square Ice Rink
Event Dates: 01/12/2017 through 28/02/2018; Time: various times
www.robsonsquare.com – This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some oldfashioned fun

Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs Nashville Predators
Event Date: 02/03/2018; Time: 19:00
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Rogers Arena – Vancouver Canucks vs NY Rangers
Event Date: 28/02/2018; Time: 19:00
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Rogers Arena – WWE Live Road to WrestleMania
Event Date: 23/02/2018
www.ticketmaster.ca – The Road to WrestleMania will pass through Vancouver

Scotiabank Dance Centre – OURO Collective
Event Date: 22/02/2018; Time: 12:00
www.thedancecentre.ca – OURO Collective is fast gaining a reputation for its cool hybrid movement, fusing hip hop, waacking, breaking and contemporary dance. Its dynamic dancers hail from diverse backgrounds, and bring the drive and energy of street dance to the stage.

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – Jitters
Event Dates: 25/01/2018 through 25/02/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 687-1644
www.artsclub.com – Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadwaybound success. Anything from a forgotten line to a faulty wig may just make or break their new Canadian play. Can this motley crew set aside their egos and anxieties in order to make it to the big time?

Telus World of Science – The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not
Event Dates: 25/01/2018 through 22/04/2018
www.scienceworld.ca – Prepare for an incredible journey through the curious collections of Mr.Ripley, the explorer extraordinaire who traveled the world collecting artifacts and stories from the remarkable people and places he encountered.

The Comedy Mix – Debra DiGiovanni
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 03/03/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 684-5050
www.thecomedymix.ca – Comedian Debra DiGiovanni has been awarded the Canadian Comedy Award for best female comic for the third time in 5 years. She’s been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up” and for three years running-she was named her hometown Toronto’s favorite comedian.

The Comedy Mix – Emily Heller
Event Dates: 22/02/2018 through 24/02/2018; Time: various times
Telephone: (604) 684-5050
www.thecomedymix.com – Appearances on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Conan and on the 3rd season of John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show. Named a comic to watch by Variety and Comedy Central.

The Comedy Mix – Sirius XM Canada Juno Comedy Show
Event Date: 23/02/2018; Time: 20:00 and 22:30
Telephone: (604) 684-5050
www.comedymix.ca – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced the 2018 JUNO Comedy award nominees will take the stage for the first annual SiriusXM Canada JUNO Comedy Show.

Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza – Lunarfest at Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza
Event Dates: 24/02/2018 through 25/02/2018
www.lunar-festival.squarespace.com – Art, performances, fortune telling and more. FREE and open to the public

Vancouver Playhouse – Toronto Dance Theatre (Toronto)
Event Dates: 23/02/2018 through 24/02/2018; Time: 20:00
www.dancehouse.ca – Toronto Dance Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary with House Mix, a retrospective program showcasing five diverse works by choreographer Christopher House.

40th Vancouver International Wine Festival
Event Dates: 24/02/2018 through 04/04/2018
www.vanwinefest.ca – more than 170 wineries from 16 countries around the world are convening in Vancouver to host eight days of wine-centred dinners, seminars, brunches and lunches, and tasting galas.

Just For Laughs Northwest 2018
Event Dates: 01/03/2018 through 10/03/2018; Time: various
www.jflnorthwest.com – annual Vancouver Comedy Festival!

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