45 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, February 10

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      Looking for something to do on Sunday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 45 events happening in or around Vancouver on Sunday, February 10.



      The Rogue Folk Club presents Canadian Celtic fiddler Ashley MacIsaac at St. James Hall.

      Local jazz vocalist Don Stewart performs at Surrey's Northwood United Church with Ron Johnston (piano), Cameron Hood (bass), Buff Allen (drums), and Nick Apivor (vibes, percussion).



      Lunar New Year celebrations take place at various Metro Vancouver locations, including Parq Vancouver, Metropolis at Metrotown, Chinatown House, and CF Richmond Centre.




      Pasta Boy Peter teaches how to make pillowy potato gnocchi and a butter sage sauce at an Italian cooking class at Kitsilano Community Centre.

      Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market on the PNE Grounds features local produce, craft alcohol, artisanal foods, and food trucks.



      Aili Storen leads a yoga workshop at Semperviva Yoga Kits Beach Studio for those seeking stability and confidence in inversions.

      Author Diederik Wolsak gives an introduction to his six-step program for self-liberation at Banyen Books and Sound.

      Experts from UBC’s Outer Space Institute, the University of Arizona, and the aerospace industry discuss the science and politics of managing space debris at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.

      Parks Canada's Learn-to-Camp team explains how to dress for cold temperatures, what to pack for a winter excursion, and how to stay safe in frosty weather at Vancouver Public Library's Oakridge Branch.



      Children’s entertainer Will Stroet performs singalong tunes at a kids' concert at Vancouver Fire Hall #1.




      Jokes N Tokes is a marijuana-themed comedy show hosted by Andrew Packer at Cannabis Culture Lounge.



      Ocean Wise

      Douglas Coupland’s radical art installation at the Vancouver Aquarium, Vortex, takes an imaginative journey to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, immersing viewers in the ocean-plastic pollution crisis.

      Create a work of art out of molten glass working one-on-one with a professional glass artist at Terminal City Glass Co-op.



      Ballet Jörgen's Coppélia is a comedic love story told through the choreography of Bengt Jörgen at West Van's Kay Meek Arts Centre.



      The 34th annual JCC Jewish Book Festival features writers from Canada, US, Israel, and New Zealand at the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver.



      The Erato Ensemble presents a concert featuring Jocelyn Morlock and Bill Richardson’s song cycle, Perruqueries, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

      Four Hands, Two Hearts is a romantic piano duo concert by the Meeks Duo at Roedde House Museum.

      Four Chinese orchestras perform well-known traditional pieces at the Vancouver Playhouse.



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      Studio 58 presents Cabaret, a play set in 1929 Berlin at the notorious Kit Kat Klub, at Langara College.

      Performance at Richmond's Gateway Theatre of the satire Yoga Play, which asks what it takes to find authenticity in a world determined to sell enlightenment.

      The Arts Club Theatre Company presents Thornton Wilder's play of forbidden young love and mistaken identity, The Matchmaker, at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage.

      The Arts Club Theatre Company and Crow’s Theatre present True Crime, a mind-twisting encounter created by Torquil Campbell and Chris Abraham, at Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre.

      Performance at White Rock's Coast Capital Playhouse of A Comedy of Tenors, playwright Ken Ludwig's comedy of mistaken identities and bedroom hijinks.



      Discover the Vancouver Art Gallery’s permanent collection through an exhibition of nearly 90 paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures in A Curator’s View: Ian Thom Selects.

      10,000 Ships at the Polyon Gallery showcases a photographic archive created by local photographer and "ship-spotter" Rod Logan.

      Krista Belle Stewart's site-specific installation Eye Eye is on display at SFU's Teck Gallery.

      Polit-Sheer-Form Office at Vancouver Art Gallery's Offsite is the first Canadian exhibition by the Chinese contemporary art collective.

      Hexsa'am: To Be Here Always at UBC's Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery includes works Marianne Nicolson and Althea Thauberger with Siku Allooloo, Scott Benesiinaabandan, Darryl Dawson, Jaymyn La Vallee, Diane Roberts, Sara Siestreem, Juliana Speier, Nabidu Taylor, Kamala Todd, William Wasden Jr., Tania Willard and Lindsey Willie.

      The Vancouver Art Gallery presents The Metamorphosis, an exhibition drawn from its collection that examines transformation and change.

      The Contemporary Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in Canada by Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, writer, and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed.



      Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives at the Museum of Vancouver delves into the life stories of local animals and plants—how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city.

      Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition at the Museum of Vancouver is guest-curated by Kwiaahwah Jones and features more than 450 works by carvers, weavers, photographers and print makers, collected as early as the 1890s.

      Shakeup: Preserving What We Value at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC explores the convergence of earthquake science and technology with Indigenous knowledge and oral history.

      Marking the Infinite at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC features nine leading Aboriginal women who are revered matriarchs and celebrated artists from remote regions of Australia.

      In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC features more than 110 historical indigenous artworks and explores what we can learn from these works and how they relate to indigenous peoples’ relationships to their lands.



      The Vancouver Aquarium features almost 800 animal species in galleries ranging from Canada's Arctic to the Amazon rainforest.

      West Vancouver's Cypress Mountain features skiing and snowboarding lessons, snowtubing park, cross-country ski trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding trails, and snowshoeing tours.

      Parq Vancouver is a 24-hour casino with 600 slot machines and 75 table games, eight restaurants and lounges, and the sixth-floor outdoor Parq.

      North Vancouver's Grouse Mountain features a Skyride to the peak with views of the city and the Pacific Ocean, plus ziplines, skiing and snowboarding, a sliding zone, snowshoeing, and a skating pond.

      Science World features hundreds of interactive exhibits in five permanent galleries, live science demonstrations and workshops, and giant movies in the Omnimax Theatre.

      At the Bloedel Conservatory you can take in more than 200 free-flying exotic birds and 500 exotic plants and flowers.

      North Vancouver's Mount Seymour features skiing and snowboarding, lessons, chairlifts, terrain parks, tubing and tobogganing, and snowshoe trails.



      Screening at the Rio Theatre of Can You Ever Forgive Me?, director Marielle Heller‘s comedy-drama about a celebrity biographer who turns her art form to deception.

      Screening at the Cinematheque of a new restoration of director Mikhail Kalatozov's impressionistic 1964 panorama of Cuban life, I Am Cuba.

      Screening at Vancity Theatre of Alfonso Cuaron's Roma, Oscar-nominated drama about a middle-class household in Mexico City in 1970.


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