Celebrate Valentine’s with MPMG Clients
Sugar and spice are certainly nice, but experiences create lasting memories! Treat your special someone to an unforgettable date with these Valentine’s Weekend offerings from MPMG clients.
Align Entertainment presents Legally Blonde the Musical
at Michael J. Fox Theatre (Burnaby)
Feb. 15 @ 8pm, Feb. 15 @ 8pm, Feb 17. @ 2pm, Feb 17 @ 8pm (Closing Night)
Tickets from $25: www.alignentertainment.ca/tickets
Join a fabulous cast of local theatre luminaries in this bright and boisterous musical adaption of the 2001 blockbuster film filled with love and laughter.
The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard at The Chan Centre for Performing Arts
Chan Shun Concert Hall
Feb. 18 @ 7pm
Nearly sold out! www.chancentre.com
Witness legendary keyboardist Ibrahim, famed alumni of the iconic South African group The Jazz Epistles, who helped motivate the freedom movement against apartheid.
Chutzpah Festival 2108
Various Shows Feb. 15 to Mar. 15
Schedule, info and tickets: chutzpahfestival.com
A music, dance, comedy and theatre festival presenting international, national and local artists. The Chutzpah! Festival delivers audiences work that is forward-looking, multi-layered, and entertaining.
Cinematheque screening of Out There: The Visionary Cinema of Nicolas Roeg
Feb. 17 (Opening Night)
6:30pm – Don’t Look Now with Intro
8:45pm – The Man Who Fell to Earth
(Additional screenings through March 4)
Tickets and info: www.thecinematheque.ca
Old Trout Puppet Workshop’s Jabberwocky at The Cultch
at York Theatre
Feb. 14-16 @8pm, Feb. 17 @ 2pm & 8pm (Closing Night)
Tickets and info: www.thecultch.com
A young male hare journeys to slay a legendary beast in this puppet extravaganza for adults.
Zee Zee Theatre presents My Funny Valentine
at Scotiabank Dance Centre
Feb. 14-16 @8pm, Feb. 17 @ 2pm & 8pm, Feb. 18 @ 2pm
Tickets from $27/$22: www.zeezeetheatre.ca
Based on the tragic murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King, the critically acclaimed, Jessie-nominated My Funny Valentine examines the fracturing of opinion in the face of this horrendous act and explores the ripple effects of such hate on a community.
Amazonia: The Rights of Nature Exhibition at Museum of Anthroplogy
Closing Weekend! On view until Feb. 18.
Info on this and other current exhibitions at www.moa.ubc.ca
This exhibition explores the creative ideas that inspire Indigenous resistance to threats facing the world’s largest rainforest.
City On Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism Exhibition at Museum of Vancouver
Closes soon! On view until Mar. 4.
Info on this and other current exhibitions at www.museumofvancouver.ca
A visually stunning photo-based exhibition exploring how protest demonstrations have shaped Vancouver’s identity.
Citadel + Compagnie presents Decoding Bharatnatyam
at The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance
Feb. 14-17 @8pm
Tickets from $25/$20: www.citadelcie.com
Decoding Bharatnatyam showcases the work of award-winning choreographer Nova Bhattacharya and her passion for querying the contemporary and ‘riffing off’ of the classical Indian Bharatnatyam technique to stunning effect.