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Great stuff to do in Vancouver this weekend

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Hold Onto YourTongue (Evi’s Pick)
Feb 16&23 | 12-4pm | Roundhouse Centre | Free

“When the world loses a language, we lose a part of ourselves”. ~ Shashi Tharoor

A “fun for the whole family” festival held in celebration of International Mother Language Day (IMLD). IMLD promotes linguistic diversity, multilingual education and awareness of cultural traditions based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue. Hold Onto Your Tongue brings together dance, music, spoken work, food, vendor, community groups and cultural activities acknowledging IMLD with a fun-filled day for all. Refreshments and Entertainment served! Click here for event schedule.

 

2nd Annual Tasting Plates Vancouver (Kelly’s Pick)
Feb 20 | 5:30 - 9:30 PM  | Start: Vancouver FanClub | $35

Come hungry to this event! Explore Downtown Vancouver’s culinary scene by sampling items at nine restaurants/food trucks. Bring your bike, rollerblades, scooter, bus pass or car to get around from place to place. And remember, it’s always more fun with friends!

Participating restaurants: Le Tigre Food Truck, Pink Elephant Thai, Lolita`s Cantina, Zachary`s on Robson, Betty on Burrard, Red Card, Soho Road Food Truck, Soirette Macaron and Vancouver Fanclub.

 

UPCOMING & ONGOING EVENTS

 

Chutzpah Festival

Feb 7-Mar 3 |Various times and locations

 

Art Matters: Lecture Series  

Feb 8- Mar 15 | Langley Fine Arts School

 

The Girl In The Frame

Feb 13 - Mar 2 | 8pm|  Studio 1398| $25

 

Dance All Sorts: The Contingency Plan

Feb 17- Mar 3 |Roundhouse Centre |$5-25

 

Talking Stick Festival

Feb 19 - Mar 3 | Location, cost and time vary by show

 

A Evening of Debauchery with The Hive

Feb 21 | 7:30 PM -12 AM | The Vinyl Retro Club 455 Abbott St | $39.99 adv or $50 door

 

Post Valentines Day Break-Up Show

Feb 22-23 | 7 - 10:30 PM | Rio Theatre | $15

 

Club Bellydance at Orpheum Annex

Feb 22 | 7-9pm | Orpheum Annex | $20

 

WINTERRUPTION Festival  

Feb 22-24 | Granville Island- Various locations | see link for details

 

Van Ukele Fest 2013

Feb 22-23| 525 Seymour St |

 

Crazy8s Gala Screening and Party

Feb 23 | 6PM  | Centre of Performing Arts + VAG | $30/35

 

Free Oscar Party at the RIO

Feb 24| 4-11pm| The Rio Theatre| Free

 

Vancouver International Wine Festival

Feb 25th - Mar 3 | Varies

 

Eco Art Salon w/ Jordan Hall

Feb 27 | 7pm | Roundhouse Centre | By Donation

 

Greek Tech Talk and the The Mobile World w/ Steve Vranakis and Peter Kondos

Mar 1 |7pm| Hellenic Community of Vancouver| By donation

 

Dancing with the Richmond Stars

Mar 2| 6pm |Grand Ballroom 12200 Riverside Way Richmond| $125

 

Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire | A Public Forum

Mar 2 - 4 | Varies | SFU, UBC, Kwantlen | TBD

 

4th Beach Dance Party

March 2 | 9 Pm - 1 AM | Toast Collective, 648 Kingsway | $2

 

Utopia Fest

Mar 5 | 8pm | W2 Media Arts

 

Poutine Festival

March 9 | Heritage Hall | $10-$20


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