Where to see Academy Award-nominated films this weekend

Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas’s One Small Step is nominated in the Best Animated Short category at this year’s Academy Awards.

As of this writing, the 91st Academy Awards are just a few days away. Fortunately, if you’re not caught up, Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour St.) and the Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway at Commercial) are both screening some of the nominated films. See below for more info (and click on theatre names for tickets).

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Where to see Academy Award-nominated films this weekend

Free jazz this weekend on Granville Island

Tonya Aganaba performs Saturday night Feb. 23 at Performance Works on Granville Island.

Catch some free live music this weekend on Granville Island.

Programmed by Coastal Jazz, the folks put on the Vancouver International Jazz Festival each year, Winter Jazz on Granville Island features four free concerts from Feb. 22-24. The music includes improvised jazz, classic jazz, and some funk/soul, all at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright St.) See below for more details.

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Free jazz this weekend on Granville Island

Embrace The Rain in Vancouver

We know it’s not always sunny in Vancouver, but it’s a rainforest and we love it. Embrace the rain with us.

Dutch Master Painter To Be Celebrated in Dance at the Vancouver Playhouse

Photo : Sylvie-Ann Paré; Dancers : Carol Prieur, Morgane Le Tiec, Valeria Galluccio, Leon Kupferschmid, Sacha Ouellette-Deguire, Paige Culley, Megan Walbaum, Lucy M. May, Scott McCabe

Vancouver audiences are in for a mesmerizing visual spectacle of dance as Montreal-based Compagnie Marie Chouinard brings a critically acclaimed performance to the Vancouver Playhouse next month.

Fans of the Dutch painter Hieronyus Bosch will particularly want to catch his canvases come to life on the stage.

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Dutch Master Painter To Be Celebrated in Dance at the Vancouver Playhouse

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This is the first weekend of the Talking Stick Festival, the last weekend of the JFL Northwest Comedy Festival, there’s a film festival dedicated to mountains, and Snoop Dog graces the city with his presence.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Splash Away Winter – 6 Vancouver Hotels with (Heated!) Indoor Pools

The terrace at the Four Seasons Hotel

Providing a welcome oasis at this chilly time of year, many of Vancouver’s hotels feature (heated!) indoor swimming pools. Get your laps in or just lounge with a book; either way, you can relax and get warm after a day of meetings or exploring the city. Splash and soak away winter at these Vancouver hotels!

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Splash Away Winter – 6 Vancouver Hotels with (Heated!) Indoor Pools

Ticket Giveaway – Fan Expo 2019

We’re giving away 2 deluxe passes to attend FAN EXPO Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on March 1st to March 3rd.

To be eligible, simply post a comment below and be automatically entered to win. We’ll select the lucky winner on February 25th and will notify the winner by email.

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Ticket Giveaway – Fan Expo 2019