18 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, February 18

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      Singer-songwriter Yola from England performs tunes from her debut release Walk Through Fire. With guest Amythyst Kiah.

      Venue, 881 Granville, 8pm, $20


      Orchestral pop-rock band Set It Off from Tampa, Florida tour in support of the album, Killer in the Mirror. With guest Capstan, MOBS, and Tama Hills.

      Biltmore Ballroom, 395 Kingsway, 6:30pm, $25


      Music on Main presents A Month of Tuesdays with father and son Terry Riley and Gyan Riley. Widely considered one of the most influential composers of our time, Terry layers his hynotic, brightly-orchestrated explorations with Gyan's technical virtuosity and arrestingly beautiful instrumentation.

      Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard, 7:30pm, $49/15




      Talking Sex on Sunday is a new musical comedy by Sara-Jeanne Hosie & Nico Rhodes in which women share fears and find the power of friendship.

      Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova, 7:30pm, From $25


      After 63 years, the Beacon Hill Body remains a Vancouver Island cold-case murder. In Cipher, forensic toxicologist Grace Godard thinks her scientific expertise is leading her close to an answer.

      Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston, 7:30pm, From $29



      Talking Stick Festival is a celebration of Indigenous artistry, expertise and talent from around the world. Featuring theatrical performances, music, dance, visual art, film, spoken word, a Celebration of Powwow Culture, Métis Fair, family fun, informative workshops and more

      Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Free -$30


      12 Minutes Max aims to foster experimentation and the development of new dance works, along with critical feedback and community dialogue. The artists will share and discuss their work in an informal studio showing.

      Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie, 6pm, Free



      At Vancouver Never Plays Itself speakers tell stories about this evolving place we call home. Featuring Musqueam leader Cecilia Point, journalist Christopher Cheung, author Jesse Donaldson and filmmakers Tyler Hagan & Jade Baxter.

      Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hasting, 6:30pm, $10 - $15


      Acts of Resistance showcases the artwork of seven indigenous artist activists from the Pacific Northwest, whose designs flew from the Iron Workers Memorial bridge on July 3, 2018.

      Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut



      Based on H.P. Lovecraft’s 1927 short story, Color Out of Space follows Nathan Gardner (Nicolas Cage) and his family after a meteorite lands in the front yard of their farm and they find themselves battling a mutant extraterrestrial organism that infects their minds and bodies, transforming their quiet rural life into a technicolor nightmare. ▶ Read our review.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 6:30pm, $13


      Showcasing instantly recognizable masterpieces, Botero also shares rare glimpses of recently unearthed early work and offers uncommonly intimate access to one of the greatest living artists.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 4:30pm, $13


      The long-awaited, and much-maligned, feature film adaptation of the blockbuster musical Cats. Featuring the questionable career choices of Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, Idris Elba, James Corden, Rebel Wilson, and Taylor Swift.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 9:30pm, $13



      Matt Braunger has two comedy specials: Shovel Fighter on Comedy Central and Big Dumb Animal on Netflix. He is a comedian and actor with numerous TV credits like Up all Night and Marvel's Agent Carter. Part of JFL NorthWest.

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 7pm, $24.50


      CBC Gem TV tapes The New Wave of Standup featuring comedy from Kyle Brownrigg, Cassie Cao, Ola Dada, Brett Forte, Salma Hindy, Brittany Lyseng, Yumi Nagashima, Paul Rabliauskus, Aaron Read, Jacob Samuel, Al Val, and Matty Vu.

      Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander, 7pm & 9:30pm


      Check out King's Comedy for an evening of free stand-up comedy.

      King's Head Public House, 1618 Yew, 8pm, Free



      Never got closure, or still feeling shame for that date you bailed on? Ghosted is the show for you.XComedians provide improvised answers to your dating disappearances – as inspired by you, the audience

      Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial, 8pm, $7/5




      Head to the Butcher & Bullock with a team for trivia. Win prizes in categories like music, pop culture, history, and current events.

      Butcher & Bullock, 911 West Pender, 7pm, Free


      Test your knowledge of music, art, pop culture, and history at Trivia Night at the Manchester. Prizes for winning teams and drink specials all night.

      Manchester Public Eatery, 1941 West Broadway, 8pm, Free


      ▶ Find all the trivia nights for each day of the week here.