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February 2020

Coastal Dance Festival 2020

February 28, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada
Free – $30
Program highlights at this year's Coastal Dance Festival include intergenerational exchange and international cultural sharing with visiting artists from New Zealand and an expansion to two venues. Photo by by Carlos Castillo.

The Dancers of Damelahamid is proud to present the 13th annual Coastal Dance Festival. The 2020 edition of the festival celebrates the future of Indigenous culture and emergence of intergenerational leadership. Highlights this year include New Zealand’s Tuakana and Teina Leadership Academy Group (TNT), a company of young artists aged 5 to 18 making their Vancouver debut, and the musician duo Tooma Laisa and Leanna Wilson, drum dancers and throat singers of traditional Inuit songs. The program also features the…

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Talking Stick Festival

February 28, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada
Free – $30
Talking Stick Festival

Talking Stick Festival is a vibrant celebration of Indigenous artistry, expertise, talent and knowledge from around the world, presented through theatrical performances, music, dance, film a visual art exhibit, the Industry Series and Knowledge Sharing workshops, young audience and family programming, the annual Celebration of Powwow Culture, the Métis Fair, and much more. The 2020 festival theme is Chén̓chenstway, a Squamish word that translates as "upholding each other, lifting each other up". Check the Talking Stick Festival website for a complete listing…

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Kim’s Convenience: On Tour

February 28, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 15, 2020

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada
Various
James Yi as Mr Kim in the Pacific Theatre production of Kim's Convenience. Photo by Jalen Laine.

Kim’s Convenience, Ins Choi’s hilarious and touching debut play set in a family-run corner store, will be touring throughout the Lower Mainland (and British Columbia). Mr. Kim, or Appa, a Korean shopkeeper in Toronto’s Regent Park area, grapples with both a changing neighbourhood landscape and the chasm between him and his second-generation Canadian offspring. This journey of a fractured but loving family confronting the future and forgiving the past is a Canadian classic in the making. Kim’s Convenience was originally produced…

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TheatreSports

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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$18.75 – $33.25
Theatresports

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches. Note: This information was supplied to Vancouver Presents and does not necessarily represent the views of our publication. We are not affiliated in any way with this event and take no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided, or any claims made.

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Forget Me Not

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 1, 2020

TBC Vancouver, BC Canada
$94
Ronnie Burkett presents Forget Me Not. Photo by Dahlia Katz.

Welcome to “The New Now”—a time when written language has been suppressed and forgotten and hand-drawn love letters have become a powerful act of defiance. Unlike anything previously experienced, this mysterious and thrilling new production offers each audience member the rare opportunity to hold a one-of-a-kind Ronnie Burkett hand puppet. Becoming a puppet chorus, the audience both witnesses and propels the story as it unfolds. An inspiring theatrical love letter for increasingly uncivilized times. Commissioned by LUMINATO, Forget Me Not…

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BIG Sister

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Vancity Culture Lab, 1895 Venables Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$35
The true story of older sister Naomi’s 70-pound weight loss written through the perspective of younger sibling Deborah.

BIG Sister is a one-woman comedy about the relationship between two sisters and what happens when one of them changes. The real-life experience of sister/actor Naomi’s 70-pound weight loss, written through the perspective of younger sibling/writer Deborah. BIG Sister explores a world of evil siblings, fat-shaming, and unlikely collaboration. “I lost 70 pounds, over 2 years, and my life changed drastically,” says performer and co-creator, Naomi Vogt. “I got taken seriously professionally, I got asked on dates, guys at falafel…

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