5 Things to Do in Vancouver This Week (February 7-13)

This is your weekly roundup of the top events in the city, including art exhibitions, local theatre, restaurant openings, concerts, film, markets and other to-dos we think you’ll love. If you have a Vancouver event you’d like to submit for consideration, send an email to ahirose@canadawide.com.

Read on for this week’s lineup.

Credit: The Cultch

1. Sea Sick at the Cultch

February 9 to 19

This critically acclaimed show from celebrated science journalist Alanna Mitchell tackles climate change and the ocean. Yes, it goes deep.

When: Wednesday February 9 to Saturday February 19
Where: The Cultch’s Historic Theatre
Cost: From $26
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Credit: Fairmont Pacific Rim

2. Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Guo Pei Couture Exhibition

Through February 13

There’s stunning work from fashion designer Guo Pei on display the Fairmont Pacific Rim, including the ‘Yellow Queen’ gown worn by Rihanna at New York’s Met Gala in 2015.

When: On now through Sunday February 13
Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim
More Info: guopei.com

Credit: Leila Kwok

3. Super Bowl Specials at Vancouver Restaurants

February 12 to 13

Restaurants all over the city are gearing up for the Super Bowl this Sunday with game-ready eats. There’s a huge southern BBQ feast available for takeout from Railtown Cafe (pictured above) as well as pulled pork nachos at The Met and rotating food specials every quarter at The Chickadee Room.

When: Sunday February 13
Where: Various restaurants throughout the city

Credit: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

4. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Gala Fundraiser

February 10

It’s a gala for a good cause. This year’s virtual VSO Gala Fundraiser includes a music from the orchestra (of course!) and an interview and intimate performance by Paul Shaffer. Order the Gala-in-a-Box and you’ll get grazing fare, dessert and a bottle of wine delivered to your home.

When: Thursday February 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Cost: From $150
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Credit: Presentation House Theatre

5. Presentation House Theatre’s Constellations

February 12 to 20

This play by Nick Payne follows a romantic relationship between a beekeeper and a cosmologist (casual V-day date night idea?), so it naturally includes some light exploration of the multiverse.

When: Saturday February 12 to Sunday February 20
Where: Presentation House Theatre and Online
Cost: $30
More Info: phtheatre.org