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Read on for this week’s lineup.
The South African dance company Via Katlehong condemns the effects of corruption and expresses the frustration felt towards the lack of beneficial change for Black people post-apartheid. Dance, history and a powerful message that we all need to hear.
When: February 16 – March 6Where: Video on Demand via Dancehouse Cost: From $15More Info: dancehouse.ca
Thrift cool clothes (some previously used in the film industry!) and support a great cause at this new pop-up. All of the proceeds will fund the Battered Women’s Support Services’ 24/7 crisis line.
When: February 17 – August 31Where: My Sister’s Closet Pop-upMore Info: mysistersclosetvancouver.shop
Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Gateway Theatre’s all-ages, immersive experience that gives you a unique way to experience Chinese cultural traditions. Make your own paper lanterns that will be displayed (or take a kit with you to put up at home!)
When: February 18 – 20Where: Gateway TheatreCost: Adults $28; Children $18More Info: gatewaytheatre.com
Experience live musical performances, dance and, of course, the catwalk and exhibitions by notable designers. There will also be a marketplace so you can take some of the fashion home with you!
When: February 19, 7PM-8:30PMWhere: Newmont Stage at BMO Theatre Cost: $48.76More Info: afwv.ca
Come face to face with Mi’gmaq photographer and mask-maker Duane Isaac’s emotional study of the interconnectedness of the body and the land. His mixed-media photo exhibit is of an Indigenous body wearing a fantastical mask (one side is contains overgrown greenery and the other the ghost of a human face).
When: February 17 – March 14Where: SUM GalleryCost: FreeMore Info: sumgallery.ca