Vancouver’s Drag Superstars Compete for the 2017 Crown on Feb. 16

By Kendell Yan

It’s coming down to the under-wire and kitty gurrrrrl, Vancouver’s Next Drag Superstar just stepped the competition up!  Everything started on January 19th and with the semi-finals this Thursday, February 9th we’re down to the final eight, henny on the way to the grand finale on Thursday February 16th.

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Vancouver’s Drag Superstars Compete for the 2017 Crown on Feb. 16

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 9, 2017

If your family is into wine, films, performance or music, you should count your lucky stars this weekend, or your lucky planets – both Venus and Mars are shining super brightly just after sunset! Here are some things to do aside from braving the cold to stargaze, including the Vancouver International Wine Festival, and if you’re feeling romantic, a way to get married for free.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 9, 2017

Tie the Knot for Free this Weekend at the Love in the Square Pop Up Wedding Event

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Image courtesy of Love in the Square | Facebook.com

With the average price of a wedding coming closer in cost to what you’d use as a down payment on a new condo, it’s no surprise that more and more couples are favouring cheaper, more unique options to avoid breaking the budget on a one-day event.

Enter: Love in the Square, a pop-up wedding extravaganza that will be returning to Robson Square (800 Robson Street) on Sunday, February 12 to offer free weddings for lovebirds hoping to tie the knot quickly and easily. All you need to do is show up and say “I do!”

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Tie the Knot for Free this Weekend at the Love in the Square Pop Up Wedding Event

Vancouver Civic Theatres’ Upcoming Public Programs

Learn the basics of architectural photography with instructor Doug Williams. This course will teach you techniques for window light portraits, using flash, methods of creating abstracts, and long exposures outdoors. Review your work in the class and practice with the instructor’s one-on-one support. This course is low cost, so if you’ve got a keen interest in photography but are low on resources, this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

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Vancouver Civic Theatres’ Upcoming Public Programs

JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s Comedy Festival profiles – Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla comes to JFL Northwest for a show at the Biltmore Cabaret Feb. 25.

Aparna Nancherla has written for and appeared on numerous comedy TV shows, including Late Night with Seth Meyers and appeared on Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central) and on the upcoming season of Love (Netflix). In her adopted hometown of New York, the former Washington, DC resident hosts a long-running, popular live underground weekly comedy show, Whiplash. Besides stand-up, she is an experienced improviser. She comes to JFL NorthWest for a show at the Biltmore Cabaret, Feb. 25.

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JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s Comedy Festival profiles – Aparna Nancherla

The Sleepy Girls Show Drags Up Slumber Party Nostalgia in Vancouver

By Kendell Yan

Do you ever get that feeling like you want to go out and watch some queens turn it but you also never want to leave your bedroom ever again? Well your problem is no more, thanks to Dust and Amy Grindhouse’s new monthly, the Sleepy Girls show!

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The Sleepy Girls Show Drags Up Slumber Party Nostalgia in Vancouver

Vancouver Mysteries Presents the Third Annual Valentine’s Day Couples Competition

Team Katers (winners 2015, 2016); Sourced from Vancouver Mysteries’ Facebook Page

Do you and your sweetie have a competitive streak? Do you try to beat relatives and friends when you’re playing as a team during a friendly game of Pictionary or Charades?

If so, Vancouver Mysteries might just have the Valentine’s Day activity for you. You’ll get the chance to work as a team and have the opportunity to explore the streets of downtown Vancouver.

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Vancouver Mysteries Presents the Third Annual Valentine’s Day Couples Competition