Betty White and more: Vancouver ComedyFest, Feb. 16 – 26

Milton Berle said: “Laughter is an instant vacation.” Escape from wintery February with Vancouver ComedyFest, which returns February 16 – 26. VancouverComedy Fest showcases big names from the international comedy circuit (Betty White, Margaret Cho, Carol Burnett, Jeremy Hotz, David Cross and Doug Benson, to name a few) while still offering a well-curated program of up-and-coming Canadian talent.

Festivities kick off with the official Opening Night Gala, 7:00pm February 16 – a great opportunity to catch 12 comedians in one show.  Find out more about Vancouver ComedyFest performers, tickets and deals after the jump. Continue reading:
Betty White and more: Vancouver ComedyFest, Feb. 16 – 26

25 unmissable Vancouver events in February 2012

It’s the shortest month of the year, but February in Vancouver is packed full of events.

You can depend on calendar staples: Valentine’s Day, Leap Year, Superbowl and The Academy Awards. Add to that signature regional events: Winter Pride LGBT Ski Week, Vancouver ComedyFest, Talking Stick Festival, Tales of the Cocktail and Playhouse International Wine Festival (pictured above). Don’t forget about February’s rich cultural celebrations: the city has a month-long program of film, talks, parties and performance in honour of Black History Month.

Get your eager mitts on the full list after the jump. Continue reading:
25 unmissable Vancouver events in February 2012