Stuff your pie hole at Pizza Palooza

And four other reasons Vancouver is awesome this week

Pizza Palooza
Eat your way through Vancouver’s epic pizza scene at the third annual Pizza Palooza. Vancouver Foodster has brought onboard a handful of multi-regional and multicultural restaurants specializing in pizza, from Lebanese flatbreads to Roman square slices. Grab your tasting passport and make your way from place to place checking out your
fill of ’za.
Feb. 21, 6 to 10 p.m.
Participating restaurants in downtown Vancouver
vancouverfoodster.com

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Chutzpah! Festival
The annual Chutzpah! International Jewish Performing Arts Festival returns to shake up Vancouver’s arts scene with four weeks of dynamic programming. The event showcases globally-recognized eclectic and cutting edge multidisciplinary artists who are bringing their talents in dance, music, theatre and comedy to Vancouver.
Feb. 15 to March 15
Various venues in Vancouver
chutzpahfestival.com

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The Sheepdogs
Saskatoon’s blues-tinged and retro-vibed rock group the Sheepdogs are settling into the Commodore Ballroom for a two-night stop on their current tour. Catch their feel-good, guitar-heavy sounds from their latest album Changing Colours, and their impressive back catalogue.
Feb. 15 to 16
The Commodore Ballroom
commodoreballroom.com

Lunar New Year
Vancouver has gone to the dogs this year. That’s because we are celebrating the Lunar New Year and the arrival of the Year of the Dog with dozens of events spread all over Metro Vancouver. Some event standouts include Lanterns in the Garden at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden on Friday and Saturday nights, festivities Saturday at Granville Island, a dog-friendly gathering outside the Vancouver Art Gallery Sunday, and the parade in Chinatown on Sunday.
Feb. 15 to 18
Various locations around Metro Vancouver
lunarfestival.com

The Wellness Show
For over a quarter-century, the Wellness Show has provided Vancouverites a full weekend of programming and one-stop access to information, products and experiences aimed at improving bodies, minds and spirits. Attendees will have the opportunity to roam the exhibit hall and engage with a host of experts who can answer questions about any aspect of wellness, plus there’s a full schedule of live programming on multiple stages, from cooking demos to family fitness and more.
Feb. 17, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and  Feb. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place
thewellnessshow.com

 

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