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This week's 7 days on the North Shore
Go Team Canada! Pubs and restaurants around the North Shore are showing the Olympic Canada vs. Norway men’s preliminary hockey game at 9 p.m., including Hurricane Grill in North Van and The Red Lion Bar & Grill in West Van. The men’s gold medal game is at 4 p.m. on Feb. 23.
Sochi skating. Head to Browns Socialhouse in Lynn Valley for 7 a.m. to watch the Canada men’s freeskating competition in Sochi. North Vancouver-born figure skaters Kevin Reynolds and Liam Firus are both taking part.
Who-dunnit? Find yourself wrapped in the puzzle of Agatha Christie’s classic courtroom drama Witness for the Prosecution. Will your suspicions be confirmed? Or will you be taken in by the shocking twist? The play shows at 2 p.m. at BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts. For more info: capilanou.ca/blueshorefinancialcentre.
Civil rights. The film Al Helm — Martin Luther King in Palestine tells the story of a black gospel choir and an American playwright visiting Palestine to work with a theatre group to put out a play about the life of Martin Luther King. Shows at Mt. Seymour United Church at 7 p.m. For more info: mtseymourunited.com.
Shutterbugs. Pop by the Presentation House Gallery in North Van to see Dream Location, a selection of works by international, forward-thinking artists who have made forays into photography during the 20th and 21st centuries. Visit presentationhousegallery.org for more info.
Bird on a Wire. Leonard Cohen’s powerful music is the heartbeat of Chelsea Hotel, an infamous hotel New York hotel full of music, enchantment and passion. Six performers play 17 instruments in this tribute to one of Canada’s favourite artists. Visit kaymeekcentre.com for more info.
Storytime. Stop by Gleneagles Community Centre for this family event of children’s stories, sing-alongs and rhymes. Librarians will be available to give tips on how to incorporate you child. For more info: westvanlibrary.ca/events.