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Club PuSh at the Fox Cabaret and Anvil Centre (Vancouver and New Westminster, Jan. 20–Feb. 3) 

A Celebration of Robbie Burns Features Rosie Carver with Celtic band Blackthorn (Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, Jan. 27) 

ALT Fest Eclectic mix of live theatre at The Act, Maple Ridge (Feb. 1-4) 

A Deeper Dive Into Family Friendly Affordable Housing  In partnership with RAIC-Architecture Canada, join us as we explore with professionals how the urban design of affordable housing for the “missing middle” can contribute to community building and resiliency.  (Museum of Vancouver, Feb. 1)

Romance Week: Love Unscripted presented by Vancouver TheatreSports (Improv Centre, Vancouver, Feb. 6-14) 

Chutzpah! Festival  (Norman Rothstein Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Rickshaw Theatre, Fox Cabaret, Vancouver, Feb. 15-March 15) 

Places That Matter: Community Celebration Celebrate the local, cultural and lesser-known history of our city with a free evening of storytelling, community and refreshments. Presented by Vancouver Heritage Foundation (Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, Feb. 21) 

Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film (The ACT Arts Centre from March 23-25)

Sakura Night Presented by McMillan LLP in support of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (Stanley Park Pavilion, April 22  

Battle of the Birds at Talking Stick Festival, 2016 at the Roundhouse. |  Image: Judith Guzman 

Battle of the Birds at Talking Stick Festival, 2016 at the Roundhouse. |  Image: Judith Guzman 

Roundhouse Community and Recreation Centre received a Cultural Spaces fund from the Department of Canadian Heritage that puts its renovation budget to $250,000 for its Performance Centre theatre space.




Artist Resource Fair (Carnegie Centre, Vancouver, Jan. 20) 

The Entrepreneurial Artist - Digital Marketing Essentials presented by Craft Council of British Columbia (Carousel Theatre, Vancouver, Jan. 24) 

2018 Art at Work Symposium: Igniting Connections The Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond Public Art and BC CARFAC present panel discussions, break-out sessions and more on role of community as part of an artist’s professional practice. (Richmond Cultural Centre, Jan. 27)  

WIFTV Presents the Producer's Panel Series Each phase of production from development to distribution will be covered through the examination of case studies, presentations, and discussion. (The Centre for Digital Media, Vancouver, Jan. 27-28)  

Heritage BC's Open Forums for Not-for-Profit Heritage Organizations Feb. 2:  Funding, funders and what we learn through funding programs; March 16: Retention and succession planning; June 1: Working with local government; developing relationships and advocacy.

BC Museums Association 2018 Webinars Series includes Cassie Holcomb's "Write Your Own Fundraising Plan" talk, Jan. 16, and Tim Willis presenting "Planning Successful Exhibitions," Feb. 20. (Also, submit your own webinar topic here.)

On the Road Touring Workshop Presented by BC Touring Council, the workshop is for youth between the ages of 18-34 including artists, agents and managers interested in enhancing their knowledge about touring in BC, Canada and the U.S. (Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, BC, Feb. 17-18)

Actsafe Event Safety Conference Learn and network with all aspects of the live event industry. (Burnaby, Feb. 21-23) 

Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film (March 23-25)  


Festival and Event Management Masterclass Vancouver with Paul Gudgin (BMO Theatre Centre, April 5-6, 

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