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The Comic Strip­pers

A fic­ti­tious male strip­per troupe played by a cast of some of Canada’s best im­pro­vi­sa­tional co­me­di­ans per­forms a sexy­lar­i­ous im­prov com­edy show. • Feb. 9: Bell Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, Sur­rey, bellper­formin­garts­cen­tre.com • the­comic­strip­pers.com/

Snowed In Com­edy Tour 10-Year An­niver­sary

With Scott Thomp­son, Pete Zed­lacher, Paul Myre­haug and Dan Quinn. • Rick­shaw The­atre, Feb. 10, doors 8:30 p.m. • $35, rick­shawthe­atre.com

Bur­lesque Duos at The Rio The­atre

It takes two to tango this Valen­tine’s Day. En­joy a night of never-be­fore-seen pair­ings and in­no­va­tive duets fea­tur­ing per­for­mances from eight of Van­cou­ver’s top teasers. • Rio The­atre, Feb. 14, 7 p.m. • $20/$25, rio­the­atret­ick­ets.ca

My Funny Valen­tine

Van­cou­ver TheatreS­ports League’s spe­cial Valen­tine’s Day event is hosted by none other than Cupid him­self along with the God­dess of Love, Aphrodite (a.k.a. Venus). It’s an all-out love bat­tle of epic pro­por­tions as three im­prov cou­ples duke it out in an au­di­ence-in­spired com­pe­ti­tion to prove that love con­quers all. • The Im­prov Cen­tre, Granville Is­land • Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. • $32.50, vtsl.com

Hip.Bang! The His­tory of Ro­mance

Duo Hip.Bang! present the au­thor­i­ta­tive his­tory of ro­man­tic thought you never re­al­ized you wanted but have al­ways truly needed. • Feb. 15, 8 p.m.: Ev­er­green Cul­tural Cen­tre, Co­quit­lam, $15-$33, ev­er­green­cul­tur­al­cen­tre.ca | Feb. 16, 8 p.m.: Cen­tre Stage at Sur­rey City Hall, $25-$35, tick­ets.sur­rey.ca • Co­quit­lam, Sur­rey

Ro­mance Week

Van­cou­ver TheatreS­ports League puts the ha-ha in Haha-happy Valen­tine’s. Let VTSL’s im­pro­vis­ers tickle your funny bone with three spe­cial shows: Love Matches, Love Un­scripted, and Red Hot Im­prov. • Im­prov Cen­tre, Granville Is­land, un­til Feb. 14 • From $11.75, vtsl.com

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