Metro Vancouver events calendar for January 2018. Best festivals, fairs, fun things to do, New Year's Day events, kids activities, free entertainment in Vancouver, BC.

January 1, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Polar bear scuba dive

Start off the new year scuba! All energized for the new year and cant wait to get back in the water? Join us for a couple chilled boat dives Howe Sound? What better way to start off thenew year?

Vancouver | Vancouver Diving Locker | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Heritage Christmas

A Season of Old-fashioned Fun and Spectacular Light Displays

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family | Free

Bound By Sound Presents: Sunshine In The Dark (NYD 2018 Rave)

Bound By Sound presents Sunshine In The Dark (NYD 2018 Rave) with stellar DJ's from near and far!

Vancouver | 333 Clark | 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert

This holiday season, the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance, and the delicate beauty of ballet will waltz you into a triumphant New Year

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Music

Christmas Musical Panto - Cinderella

Cinderella ~ Our Annual Christmas Pantomime. With plenty of catchy musical numbers and considerable audience participation, Metro Theatre’s Cinderella is the story of how an underdog uses her courage to go after what she wants.

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Moving Forward

Join me for a workshop of personal and partner exploration. I offer an approach that stems from our feeling and intuiting side of our brain. A sensation first, that given time, and space can become a thought or idea

Vancouver | Unity Yoga Teahouse | 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Polar Bear Shim Sham

Dance! Freeze! Dance! But mostly, freeze. This is exactly what it sounds like. Let's start off the year on the right foot, then left, then right twice!

Vancouver | English Bay | 3:30 pm to 3:33 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:00 pm to 5:50 pm | Film

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Polar Bear Toonie Skate

Join us for ice skating, face painting, crafts and games

Burnaby | Bill Copeland Sports Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Family

January 2, 2018

Tue

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Heritage Christmas

A Season of Old-fashioned Fun and Spectacular Light Displays

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family | Free

School Life by Vancouver International Film Festival

This observational documentary follows a year in the lives of two inspirational teachers at Headfort, the only primary-age boarding school in Ireland.

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:00 pm to 5:40 pm | Film

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Canucks vs. Ducks at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Anaheim Ducks

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show Vancouver

Admit it! Watch a cast of Vancouver's top improvisors in a night of exploring YOUR anonymous secrets on the fabulous XY stage on Davie Street

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

January 3, 2018

Wed

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Community Skate at PNE Agrodome

Bring your family and your skates for a fun day of skating!

Vancouver | PNE Agrodome | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Heritage Christmas

A Season of Old-fashioned Fun and Spectacular Light Displays

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family | Free

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Robert Jess Roth

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Musical

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Blade Runner & Blade Runner 2049 Double Bill at the Rio Theatre

This is the one you've been begging us for, Vancouver! Join us for back-to-back screenings of Ridley Scott's BLADE RUNNER: The Final Cut followed by Denis Villeneuve's BLADE RUNNER 2049 on Wednesday, January 3.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Theatre Replacement - East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

January 4, 2018

Thu

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Heritage Christmas

A Season of Old-fashioned Fun and Spectacular Light Displays

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family | Free

Tea & Trumpets - A Baroque Celebration

Celebrate the beauty of Baroque, with music by Johannes Sebastian Bach, Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1, Handel’s Water Music

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Music

Theatre Replacement. East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Paul Anthony’s Talent Time: Anti-S.A.D. Beach Party

When the weather is at it’s worst, we will gather and fight Seasonal Affective Disorder with an old fashioned BBQ! We are hoping to get a BBQ food truck out front and then bring in food samples for you all to taste

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Christmas Musical Panto - Cinderella

Cinderella ~ Our Annual Christmas Pantomime. With plenty of catchy musical numbers and considerable audience participation, Metro Theatre’s Cinderella is the story of how an underdog uses her courage to go after what she wants.

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Iranian Film (VANIF) presents Asphyxia with English Subtitles

The latest film from Iranian director Fereydoun Jeyrani evokes the spirit of Hitchcock as it weaves a complex tale of marital infidelity, dark power relationships and the lengths to which love and obsession drive people

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

January 5, 2018

Fri

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Yoga-sing! by Harmony House Yoga Training and Education Center

For anyone with an interest in yoga and singing

Vancouver | St Paul's Anglican Church | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Community Skate at PNE Agrodome

Bring your family and your skates for a fun day of skating!

Vancouver | PNE Agrodome | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Heritage Christmas

A Season of Old-fashioned Fun and Spectacular Light Displays

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family | Free

Theatre Replacement. East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

All My Relation 1st Annual Tournament

Help AMR get to All Native! AMR Basketball Tournament January 5th-7th, 2017

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Ghost Spring opening reception & performances

A two-person show by Dilara Akay and Derya Akay looking at funeral practices within their own family in Turkey, passing down information...

Vancouver | grunt gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

The Trumpet 2018 Prophetic Conference by Vancouver Revival Centre

VRC presents The Trumpet 2018 Prophetic Conference - The Blessings of 341

Pitt Meadows | Vancouver Revival Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Theatre Replacement - East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Barracuda: The Essential Tribute to Heart

Backing the ladies are 4 professionally seasoned musicians with a dedication to detail, heard in the subtle nuances and rock solid delivery of their performance

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Chapel UBC

On January 5th UBC is coming together for the new semester's Chapel time. We're excited to worship & pray together as we continue to lift high the name of Jesus on campus and believe for God to move.

Vancouver | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Sinbad, the Pirates and the Island of the Dinosaur

Sparkling, magical, family fun awaits when we join Sinbad and his wacky crew in an hilarious adventure on the high seas

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Christmas Musical Panto - Cinderella

Cinderella ~ Our Annual Christmas Pantomime. With plenty of catchy musical numbers and considerable audience participation, Metro Theatre’s Cinderella is the story of how an underdog uses her courage to go after what she wants.

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

The Geekenders and Kitty Glitter Presents Lord of the Schwings: A Tolkien Burlesque Night

The Geekenders and Kitty Glitter are proud to bring back “Lord of the Schwings: A Tolkien Burlesque Night” to The Rio Theatre stage on January 5. This is a silly, sexy evening filled with all your favourite Hobbits, Elves, Wizards, and Creatures

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Tony DeSare - A Sinatra Celebration

Called “two parts Frank Sinatra and one part Billy Joel,” crooner and pianist Tony DeSare takes on the legend of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself in the first London Drugs​ VSO Pops for 2018

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

First Friday party

New year new things first Friday party is taking over

Surrey | Peacock Bar & Grill | 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Party

La Strada by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Winner of the first ever Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film (an award that Fellini would win four times in all), La Strada is the heartbreaking story of an intellectually-undeveloped, innocent young woman, Gelsomina, sold to circus strong man Zampano

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

Raqs on the Drive and Helwa Dancer Auditions

Rahel's small bi-monthly, bellydance showcase Performances by Rahel, members of the Helwa Dancers as well as select high level students of Rahel's

Vancouver | Cafe Deux Soleils | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Dance

Dance thru the decades with March Hare Show Band

March Hare Band play corporate show, but lucky us, they'll be playing both Fri & Sat right after New Years!

North Vancouver | Two Lions Public House | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Stereotype Fridays by Celebrities Nightclub

Stereotype Fridays returns on Fri, Jan 5th with local favorites Marcus James, Adam Pearce & Luke Boyle-Stafford for a night of music without stereotypes!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party | Free

Fistful of Kicks : An Improvised Kung-Fu Spectacular

Fistful of Kicks: An Improvised Kung-Fu Spectacular. Join us for Fistful of Kicks, our improvised kung fu spectacular!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

January 6, 2018

Sat

Sun Run Leader InTraining Day

Whether you're a runner or walker of any level, the Vancouver Sun Run InTraining Program will help you reach your fitness & health goals in a safe and supportive environment!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Sports

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Professionalizing Your Doula Practice

Professionalize your practice, gain your clients' trust, and be more effective as your grow your professional doula business

Vancouver | Revolution Health | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

One Trilogy Marathon to Rule Them All: The Lord of the Rings

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, January 6 for a daylong movie marathon event featuring Peter Jackson‘s LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy (Extended Edition!): Back-to-back, on the big screen, and in its entirety

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 10:30 am to 11:30 pm | Film

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

First Saturday Open Art Studios - Meet Our Artists in their Studios

We are part of First Saturday Open Studios which means we throw open the doors of the studio on the First Saturday of each month

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

First Saturday Open Art Studios - Meet Artists in their Studios

We are part of First Saturday Open Studios which means we throw open the doors of the studio on the First Saturday of each month.

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

In Search of Fellini by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

In this semi-autobiographical feature debut, coscripted by actress Nancy Cartwright, Ohio girl Lucy falls in love with the films of Federico Fellini, and heads to Italy to meet the maestro

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Film

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Robert Jess Roth

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

Misery By William Goldman

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Christmas Musical Panto - Cinderella

Cinderella ~ Our Annual Christmas Pantomime. With plenty of catchy musical numbers and considerable audience participation, Metro Theatre’s Cinderella is the story of how an underdog uses her courage to go after what she wants.

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Theatre Replacement. East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family

La Strada by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Winner of the first ever Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, La Strada is the heartbreaking story of an intellectually-undeveloped, innocent young woman, Gelsomina, sold to circus strong man Zampano

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 2:55 pm to 4:55 pm | Film

Foundation Training

Foundation Training is a series of exercises designed to bring us back to our natural postures and movement patterns

Maple Ridge | Epic Yoga & Fitness | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Sinbad, the Pirates and the Island of the Dinosaur

Sparkling, magical, family fun awaits when we join Sinbad and his wacky crew in an hilarious adventure on the high seas

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

All My Relation 1st Annual Tournament

Help AMR get to All Native! AMR Basketball Tournament January 5th-7th, 2017

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

The Antifascists Film & Organizing Discussion

An open event for like-minded individuals and groups to watch the 2017 documentary 'The Antifascists', and a chance to analyze what far-right and varying groups exist in our midst

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Roma città aperta by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Rome Open City. Christened “the father of modern film” by Cahiers du cinema, Roberto Rossellini cracked open cinema with the revelatory Rome Open City in 1945

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Bowie Ball 2018

Third annual celebration of the life and music of David Bowie for the benefit of the Canadian Cancer Society. Over 20 local bands and solo artists! Prizes for best costume! Face-painting! Random acts of creativity and connection!

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

The Trumpet 2018 Prophetic Conference by Vancouver Revival Centre

VRC presents The Trumpet 2018 Prophetic Conference - The Blessings of 341

Pitt Meadows | Vancouver Revival Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Shamanic Breathwork Ceremony at Ancient Fire

Breathwork is an active meditation in the form of a sacred ceremony, that gives us the opportunity to go within ourselves and find the truth of who we are.

Vancouver | Ancient Fire | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Theatre Replacement - East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Light in Winter Concert #1 – Shari Ulrich Trio

Or Shalom's "Light in Winter" Concert Series starts off 2018 with The Shari Ulrich Trio. Come join us in the warmth of friends for this event

Vancouver | Or Shalom Synagogue | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Lighta! Sound Annual Post-NYE Megabash

Lighta! Sound presents our infamous annual post-New Years Eve extravaganza....this year relocated to the magnificent Imperial at 319 Main Street. How will this year be different, you may ask?

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Bat Sabbath with Dead Quiet and We Hunt Buffalo

The Cobalt proudly presents: Bat Sabbath (Cancer Bats performing a full Black Sabbath set) with Dead Quiet and We Hunt Buffalo

Vancouver | The Cobalt | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

A Persian Night with Vancouver Opera Orchestra

A feast for ears, and eyes. A spectacular show to remember for years. Vancouver Opera Orchestra conducted by Maestro Shardad Rohani. Performing pieces from prominent Iranian composers at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

Tony DeSare - A Sinatra Celebration

Called “two parts Frank Sinatra and one part Billy Joel,” crooner and pianist Tony DeSare takes on the legend of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself in the first London Drugs​ VSO Pops for 2018

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Capricorn Party!

Are you a Capricorn? are you tired of having your day overshadowed by the season, or worse, having all your guests burnt out from too much eggnog? come down to the Commercial Drive Legion for a proper Capricorn bash!

Vancouver | Commercial Drive Legion | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Passion Portal - Enchanted Forest Party

Enter the Passion Portal, into a multi-room, enchanted forest theme party, full of sensual & electric dance vibes galore, showcasing local DJs & producers, with circus and ...

Vancouver | Hindenburg | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

Dance thru the decades with March Hare Show Band

March Hare Band play corporate show, but lucky us, they'll be playing both Fri & Sat right after New Years!

North Vancouver | Two Lions Public House | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Off Key: The Improvised Musical

We bring the music. You bring the noise. Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot.

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

January 7, 2018

Sun

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Robert Jess Roth

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

2-hour Infant/Child CPR at Epic Yoga

This 2-hour course focuses on CPR and choking for infants and children, as well as accident prevention for once babies become mobile

Maple Ridge | Epic Yoga & Fitness | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Shamanic Breathwork Ceremony at Ancient Fire

Breathwork is an active meditation in the form of a sacred ceremony, that gives us the opportunity to go within ourselves and find the truth of who we are.

Vancouver | Ancient Fire | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Classical Kids - Mozart's Magnificent Voyage

This concert features Mozart's young son, Karl, who longs to be taken from his boarding school to spend more time with his famous father.

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Music

Opera Zone at Kerrisdale CC

Enjoy an afternoon of listening to arias sung by Gerard Satamian and others, accompanied by a piano

Vancouver | Kerrisdale Community Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Opera | Free

Spettacolo by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 2:50 pm to 5:00 pm | Film

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

All My Relation 1st Annual Tournament

Help AMR get to All Native! AMR Basketball Tournament January 5th-7th, 2017

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Great Movies at Britannia

The Britannia Great Movies Series happens every Sunday evening from 6-9pm in the 55+ Centre. All our welcome to come and enjoy a movie and free popcorn!

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

ACRO 101: Winter Series - 4 Week Progressive with Matt Fernandes

With a new series comes a complete new set of advance postures, washing machines, and exciting counter balances!

Vancouver | Karma Teachers | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Melissa Livingstone

Melissa Livingstone is a Singer/Songwriter from Kelowna BC, Canada

Vancouver | The Roxy Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Trumpet 2018 Prophetic Conference by Vancouver Revival Centre

VRC presents The Trumpet 2018 Prophetic Conference - The Blessings of 341

Pitt Meadows | Vancouver Revival Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

"Alcohol Free” Family Event Night – Birds on a Wire Paint & Sip Night

We’ve had a number of requests for “dry” paint nights so that young adults and families can attend. We are delighted to offer our Birds on a Wire this month

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Visual Arts

Red Cedar Painting by: Emily Carr - Paint & Sip Night

We couldn’t think of a better way to provide a unique to BC experience except to have artist/teacher Iris Mes-Low create a painting based on one of Emily Carr’s paintings

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Las Divas and the Sunday Jam!

This is a weekly event we host at the Pressbox Pub in the Atrium Inn, Vancouver. Any music style is welcome and we have seen a lot of great local talent

Vancouver | The PressBox Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Giora Zinger Standup Comedy show. גיורא זינגר - סטנדאפ - ״הקומיניסט״

גיורא זינגר - מופע סטנדאפ בונקובר

Vancouver | Yuk Yuk's Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

The Night of the Shooting Stars by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that the Nazis plan to blow it up and that the Americans are about to arr

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:45 pm to 10:45 pm | Film

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

January 8, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Movement Culture & Tua o Te Arai Performance Workshop

This 5-day intensive is designed as an open level creative workshop for the professional performing artists and researchers in dance, theatre and visual arts.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Workshop

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Welcome Week Spring 2018

Join us for our multi-campus, week long welcome back event! The KSA's 2018 Spring Welcome Week will be Jan 8-11th at Langley(8th), Surrey(9th), Richmond (10th) and Tech(11th) Campuses

Surrey | Kwantlen Student Association | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Lecture

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Libera Nos (Deliver Us) by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

This chilling documentary looks at Catholic Church’s surprisingly still common act of performing exorcisms by following Franciscan Father Cataldo Migliazzo

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Film

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Veloce come il vento by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

After her father dies, responsibility for a younger brother and the family’s debt-plagued auto-racing business falls on the shoulders of 17-year-old Giulia

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

La città delle donne (City of Women) by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Federico Fellini’s epic 1980 fantasia introduced the start of the Maestro’s delirious late period

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:45 pm to 11:30 pm | Film

The Second Floor - Karaoke Mondays Launch

Brand new karaoke night downtown! Mondays at Second Floor Eatery + Bar

Vancouver | Second Floor Eatery + Bar | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

January 9, 2018

Tue

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Movement Culture & Tua o Te Arai Performance Workshop

This 5-day intensive is designed as an open level creative workshop for the professional performing artists and researchers in dance, theatre and visual arts.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Workshop

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Welcome Week Spring 2018

Join us for our multi-campus, week long welcome back event! The KSA's 2018 Spring Welcome Week will be Jan 8-11th at Langley(8th), Surrey(9th), Richmond (10th) and Tech(11th) Campuses

Surrey | Kwantlen Student Association | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Lecture

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Spettacolo by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 2:50 pm to 5:00 pm | Film

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Movies in the Morgue - A Simple Plan

“Movies in the Morgue” will return this fall and we’re adding a theme this year…

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Lobby Nights. Songstage with Ivan Boudreau

Canadian musician and songwriter, Ivan Boudreau, hosts the evening with special guest songwriters followed by an open mic showcase for writers of original music. Songstage is presented with The Songwriters Association of Canada

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Lights! Improvised Sketch Comedy Show

Comedy on the Edge of Insanity start Karaoke to follow.

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Misery

Successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon is rescued from a car crash by his “Number One Fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up in her secluded home in the mountains of Colorado

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Story Slam - January 2018

Ten storytellers share original stories! $5 cover includes a ballot to vote for your favorites. $150 in cash prizes up for grabs. New participants always welcome

Vancouver | Cottage Bistro | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Books

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Music of Silence by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Andrea Bocelli gets the biopic treatment in this lush, respectful film from Il Postino director Michael Radford. Bocelli, here lightly disguised as “Amos”, wanted to sing opera for as long as he can remember.

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Film

Big Boi with guests The Cool Kids

Antwan André Patton, better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer, best known for being a member of American hip hop duo Outkast alongside André 3000

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

January 10, 2018

Wed

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Movement Culture & Tua o Te Arai Performance Workshop

This 5-day intensive is designed as an open level creative workshop for the professional performing artists and researchers in dance, theatre and visual arts.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Workshop

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Welcome Week Spring 2018

Join us for our multi-campus, week long welcome back event! The KSA's 2018 Spring Welcome Week will be Jan 8-11th at Langley(8th), Surrey(9th), Richmond (10th) and Tech(11th) Campuses

Surrey | Kwantlen Student Association | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Lecture

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

1900 by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

A rare opportunity to see Bertolucci’s massively ambitious political saga, set on a farm in the Po Valley between 1900 and 1945, in its full, five hour plus form. The film chronicles the fortunes of two young men, one the son of a landowner, the other a w

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 12:30 am to 3:30 pm | Film

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers - two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Robert Jess Roth

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Musical

Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth

Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Open Mic Jam with Karen Fowlie and Copper Cove Road Band

This Is The Official Advance Sign Up List For The January 10 Open Mic Jam

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Padre Padrone by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

The Tavianis most important work is Padre Padrone (aka Father, Master), based on a memoir by the academic linguist Gavino Ledda about his harsh upbringing as the son of a psychologically and physically abusive peasant farmer in postwar Sardinia

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Alcohol Free PNW Forest Ridge Paint Night

We’re delighted to announce another brand new exclusive to 100 Braid St painting! This Forest Ridge scene really captures the beauty of the Pacific Northwest

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

Almond Blossoms by: VanGogh - Paint & Sip Night - Snacks Included

As part of our famous artist paint night series our teacher Iris Mes Low is creating a painting based on VanGogh’s Almond Blossoms painting

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

Winter 2018 Bellydance classes with Tamara

Start the year off with a technique intensive 6 week session with Tamara. We will be working with taking the basics to the next level, expanding your technical repertoire and focusing on smooth transitions through the evolution of movements

Burnaby | Dancin Stars | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

January 11, 2018

Thu

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Movement Culture & Tua o Te Arai Performance Workshop

This 5-day intensive is designed as an open level creative workshop for the professional performing artists and researchers in dance, theatre and visual arts.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Workshop

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Welcome Week Spring 2018

Join us for our multi-campus, week long welcome back event! The KSA's 2018 Spring Welcome Week will be Jan 8-11th at Langley(8th), Surrey(9th), Richmond (10th) and Tech(11th) Campuses

Surrey | Kwantlen Student Association | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Lecture

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Una giornata particolare (A Special Day ) by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Italian cinema dream team Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni are cast against glamorous type and deliver two of the finest performances of their careers in this moving, quietly subversive drama from Ettore Scola

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 2:15 pm to 5:15 pm | Film

Taste BC 2018

Get ready for the province's biggest wine tasting on January 11th 2018 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver

Vancouver | Pan Pacific Vancouver | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Food / Wine

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Vancouver Unreal Engine 4 Meetup

Come and hang out with other UE4 devs, programmers, designers, artists, and animators!

Vancouver | EXP Restaurant + Bar | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Dr Jennifer Lofkrantz - Local Responses to Boko Haram

Managing a Crisis, with Dr Jennifer Lofkrantz from the American University of Nigeria

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture

Lasciati andare (Let Yourself Go) by IFF Italian Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival

Elia (Toni Servillo, The Great Beauty) is a Jewish psychoanalyst from a purely Freudian school of thought. Due to his austere and detached manner, he is reputed for immediately generating awe in his patients

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

CAG Exhibition Preview: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Commencing 2018, the Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in a public institution by Canadian artist Brent Wadden

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

David Bowie 2nd Annual Tribute

David Bowie 2nd Annual Tribute Thursday, January 11 at the Biltmore Cabaret

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Fated Five and Dance Evolution

A show about a group of teenagers who venture into the woods and end up sucked into a world of horror!

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Musical

Steelin' In The Years

Steelin’ In The Years gathers together some of the most accomplished West Coast musicians, all of whom possess a common affection for the music of Steely Dan

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Corb Lund & Ian Tyson

An Evening of Conversation, Stories, & Song

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:45 pm | Music

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

January 12, 2018

Fri

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Movement Culture & Tua o Te Arai Performance Workshop

This 5-day intensive is designed as an open level creative workshop for the professional performing artists and researchers in dance, theatre and visual arts.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Workshop

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lift Cannabis Expo

Canada’s cannabis capital invites you to the 2018 Lift Expo

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Robert Jess Roth

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

Canadiana Night 2018 by Pacific Life Bible College

Come join us for our Canadiana Event on Friday, January 12! We will be celebrating Canadian style with a trip to Mount Seymour.

Surrey | Pacific Life Bible College | 4:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine | Free

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

200Hr Inclusive Teacher Training at just yoga in Jan 2018

This 200hr Yin/Yang Hatha + Yin vocational hands-on training honours body inclusivity & trauma-sensitive teacher training practices, and will combine the foundational poses of Hatha Yoga practice with the quiet poses of Yin Yoga practice

Vancouver | Just Yoga Vancouver | 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Active Life / Health

JHC YA Winter Retreat

Hey everyone, we are going on a Retreat to the Camp Luther Mt. Seymour Chalet. Join us for a weekend of relaxation, Hot Chocolate, Board Games, sitting by the fire, eating plenty of food, skiing, hiking, movies or whatever you'd like to do to relax

North Vancouver | Mt Seymour | 5:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health

BLUE by Vancouver International Film Festival

Nothing is as important to life on this planet as our oceans. ...

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Steve Gunn and Julie Byrne

Co-headlining show featuring American singer-songwriters, on tour to support their latest releases

Vancouver | St. James Community Square | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

BOOM by Chief Sepass Theatre

The music, politics and idols of the Baby Boom Generation, all performed by one man, in this explosive must see show!

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Bridging The Divide: ContraPoints, Theryn Meyer, Blaire White!

Dialogue is vital and lacking in this ever divided world we find ourselves in. Join us for an evening of political dialogue that will focus on the political diversity of our guests, and their experiences in this climate

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

Old New Year with David Gvinianidze. Старый Новый Год в Ванкувере

Творчество Давида Гвинианидзе хорошо знакомо любителям музыки. Он не только невероятно талантливый и яркий исполнитель, но и активный популяризатор классической музыки

New Westminster | The Columbia | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Railway Sunset by: Hopper Paint & Sip Night - Snacks Included

In Edward Hopper’s painting Railroad Sunset, a signal tower stands starkly against undulating green hills and the spectacular colors of sunset

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

January Exhibitions Opening Reception at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Steelin' In The Years

Steelin’ In The Years gathers together some of the most accomplished West Coast musicians, all of whom possess a common affection for the music of Steely Dan

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Bach to the Future: The Legacy of the Art of the Fugue - The Diderot Quartet

In this programme, Diderot String Quartet performs excerpts from The Art of the Fugue with Mendelssohn’s rarely heard Fugue for string quartet, op. 81/4, a beautiful nod to Bach, and his beloved String Quartet No. 2, op. 13

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Film Night - Tree of Wooden Clogs

presented by the Port Moody Film Society

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Cinema in Concert with China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra

Relive the magic of the movies with live orchestral accompaniment at Cinema in Concert, featuring Beijing's 80-member China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Music

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Puzzle Helix {{ Mind of a Snail + Only a Visitor }}

Shadow puppetry duo Mind of a Snail and the talented musicians in Only A Visitor are combining their creative powers to concoct an illuminating feast for the eyes and ears!

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Kitty Nights Presents: A Live Rock Tribute to David Bowie

In honour of both the day of his birth and the day of his passing, Kitty Nights presents a new version of their sell-out 2014 Live Band Burlesque Tribute to the incomparable David Bowie

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

MRG Concerts Presents: Syml

With a keen grasp on textural and emotive songwriting, Fennell combines bare piano, minimalist synth and string-scapes with ethereal vocals to take the listener on a journey through the senses

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Wolf Parade with Charly Bliss

Wolf Parade is an indie rock band formed in 2003 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, of musicians from British Columbia

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Munt / Thee Magic Circle / The Poolsharks

Live At Stylus Records: Thee Magic Circle The Poolsharks & MUNT

Vancouver | Stylus Records | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Softest Hard at Happy Ending Fridays

DJ/producer affiliated with Skrillex's OWSLA imprint, Softest Hard makes her Happy Ending Fridays debut January 12th with residents Rico Uno, Yurie & LeChance

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party | Free

January 13, 2018

Sat

Short Campbell River get away

No need to take a Friday off work. We will get out for a quick dip to Campbell River. Meet us Saturday morning at 5 am to get on the first ferry and we will make sure you are home for supper Sunday night.

Vancouver | Vancouver Diving Locker | 5:00 am to 8:00 pm | Sports

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Lift Cannabis Expo

Canada’s cannabis capital invites you to the 2018 Lift Expo

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fertility & Adoption Expo

Connect with and learn from Canada’s leading experts in fertility, adoption, surrogacy, and more!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

41st Annual Wedding Fair

Wedding Fair is the largest, most respected and sought after wedding show in British Columbia by exhibitors and brides

Vancouver | The Westin Bayshore | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Fair

Gluten Free Expo - Vancouver

Welcome to Canada’s largest Gluten Free event! Discover, sample, and save on hundred’s of Gluten Free Products while learning experts help you thrive with special dietary needs and food allergies on stage

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Intro to Watercolours

Explore luminous watercolours methods. Learn how to mix colours and apply washes

Port Coquitlam | Colours Artists Supplies and Framing | 10:30 am to 1:30 pm | Visual Arts

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Robert Jess Roth

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Musical

Ghost Spring opening reception & performances

A two-person show by Dilara Akay and Derya Akay looking at funeral practices within their own family in Turkey, passing down information from one generation to the next

Vancouver | grunt gallery | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Chakra Balancing for 2018: Yoga & Sound Healing

Join sound healer Cindy Babyn and Yoga instructor Sandi Bain for a restorative yoga & sound healing session to start your new year right!

Maple Ridge | Epic Yoga & Fitness | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers - two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

BLUE by Vancouver International Film Festival

Nothing is as important to life on this planet as our oceans. ...

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Film

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

JHC YA Winter Retreat

Hey everyone, we are going on a Retreat to the Camp Luther Mt. Seymour Chalet. Join us for a weekend of relaxation, Hot Chocolate, Board Games, sitting by the fire, eating plenty of food, skiing, hiking, movies or whatever you'd like to do to relax

North Vancouver | Mt Seymour | 5:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health

5th Annual SPFK Winter Classic

5th Annual SPFK Winter Classic Charity Hockey Game. Come out and support your favorite Sunday Funday players taking part in a fun game in support of SPFK and Make A Wish Foundation of BC & Yukon

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Sports

Creating Healthy Habits in the Kitchen

Kick off your New Year with this healthy cooking class by Chef & Holistic Nutritionist Andrea Potter of Rooted Nutrition

Langley | Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Cooking

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Rainbow (Whacky) Bowling

The 2nd annual Bowling Event for the LGBT community.... No experience required!

Burnaby | Old Orchard 5 Pin Bowling Center | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party

Cacao Ceremony and Kundalini Dance at Ancient Fire

Cacao is a sacred plant medicine that is celebrated as the food of the gods and has been used in Shamanic ceremonies by the natives of Central and South America for thousands of years

Vancouver | Ancient Fire | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

The Radical: Saturday Night Improv!

The Radical returns to North Vancouver for more Saturday Night Improv at the historic Anne MacDonald Hall in front of the Presentation House Theatre. Get ready for a fast-paced nigh of big laughs all inspired by your suggestions!

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

The ACT Arts Centre & BC CITT Presents: Line 49 & Guests

It is a concert where aspiring techs have a chance to run the equipment after learning the ins and outs from professionals in the fields of Lighting and Sound

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Tinder Tales: Live in the Comedy Basemen

Professional/Amateur Daters, Storytellers, Comedians & everyday people confess their most outrageous and hilarious Tinder Tales and other online dating stories live on stage, in the basement of a pizza place

Vancouver | The Comedy Basement at Goldies | 7:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Comedy

Private to Public Journey of the String Quartet - The Eybler Quartet

What we now recognize as the string quartet spent most of its early years in the drawing room, and only in the 19th century did established groups begin presenting public concerts with any regularity

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical returns. "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Rogue Folk Club: Connie Kaldor

Connie Kaldor is a Juno award winning artist who has sung for royalty (Joni Mitchell, the Queen) and is a member of the Order of Canada. Her touring has taken her across North America and around the world

Vancouver | Rogue Folk Club | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Puzzle Helix {{ Mind of a Snail + Only a Visitor }}

Shadow puppetry duo Mind of a Snail and the talented musicians in Only A Visitor are combining their creative powers to concoct an illuminating feast for the eyes and ears!

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Behind the Keys - VBC's Annual Fundraiser

Back by popular demand, our annual fundraiser finds a new home at the Vancouver Playhouse. Join our maestro, Leslie Dala, “behind the keys” for an intimate evening of song and solo piano

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Otto Tausk conducts Brahms and Dvořák

Music Director Designate Maestro Otto Tausk returns to the VSO, conducting a beautiful program of classics, including one of the greatest symphonies of them all, a work that emerged triumphantly from under the shadow of Beethoven’s mighty Ninth Symphony

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Audien

Nathaniel "Nate" Rathbun, better known under his stage name Audien, is an American DJ, record producer and musician

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 10:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Cairo Knife Fight with guests Spidercracker

Cairo Knife Fight is a super duo formed by Nick Gaffaney, one of New Zealand's top session drummers, and George Pajon Jr., who has toured as the guitarist for Black Eyed Peas (and now Fergie)

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 10:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Project Pablo, D. Tiffany, and DJ D.Dee

Vancouver! We've got more good news to report. Project Pablo and D. Tiffany are coming home and we've organized a little get together on our favourite dance floor in the city to celebrate the occasion.

Vancouver | Vancouver Art and Leisure | 11:00 pm to 5:00 am | Music

January 14, 2018

Sun

Short Campbell River get away

No need to take a Friday off work. We will get out for a quick dip to Campbell River. Meet us Saturday morning at 5 am to get on the first ferry and we will make sure you are home for supper Sunday night.

Vancouver | Vancouver Diving Locker | 5:00 am to 8:00 pm | Sports

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Lift Cannabis Expo

Canada’s cannabis capital invites you to the 2018 Lift Expo

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fertility & Adoption Expo

Connect with and learn from Canada’s leading experts in fertility, adoption, surrogacy, and more!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition

41st Annual Wedding Fair

Wedding Fair is the largest, most respected and sought after wedding show in British Columbia by exhibitors and brides

Vancouver | The Westin Bayshore | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Fair

Gluten Free Expo - Vancouver

Welcome to Canada’s largest Gluten Free event! Discover, sample, and save on hundred’s of Gluten Free Products while learning experts help you thrive with special dietary needs and food allergies on stage

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Play date with Moana

Come join us for a play date with Moana!! Tickets are $30 /child and includes a 2 hour play date full of crafts, songs, stories and more

Pitt Meadows | Little Savages Consignment | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Kids

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Wallenberg Day 2018

Join us on January 14 as we honour whistleblower Alayne Fleischmann who exposed massive criminal fraud against the general public

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Film

Dark Harvest Premiere at the Rio Theatre

Join us for the World Premiere of Dark Harvest here at The Rio Theatre

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm | Film

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Otto Tausk conducts Brahms and Dvořák

Music Director Designate Maestro Otto Tausk returns to the VSO, conducting a beautiful program of classics, including one of the greatest symphonies of them all, a work that emerged triumphantly from under the shadow of Beethoven’s mighty Ninth Symphony

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Music

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

Dance Allsorts: Lorita Leung Chinese Dance Company

Join Canada’s acclaimed Lorita Leung Dance Company for a professional and visually stunning showcase of Chinese dance including Classical, Folk, Ethnic and Contemporary styles.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Dance

Kasandra Flamenco Ensemble: Solo Flamenco

Solo Flamenco presents flamenco in its purest traditional form, the cuadro. A cuadro is a flamenco group that includes a dancer, guitarist, singer and percussionist

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Dance

Tara Erraught

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Tara Erraught (mezzo-soprano) and James Baillieu (piano) in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Parker + Parker

Magnetic, easy-going, and delightfully articulate, Canadian pianist Ian Parker captivates audiences wherever he goes

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers - two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

JHC YA Winter Retreat

Hey everyone, we are going on a Retreat to the Camp Luther Mt. Seymour Chalet. Join us for a weekend of relaxation, Hot Chocolate, Board Games, sitting by the fire, eating plenty of food, skiing, hiking, movies or whatever you'd like to do to relax

North Vancouver | Mt Seymour | 5:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Public to Private: A Musical Banquet with the Eybler Quartet

The Eybler Quartet, for the benefit of Early Music Vancouver, offers an intimate evening of musical treats woven together with the delights of the table at the Dockside Restaurant of the Granville Island Hotel

Vancouver | Granville Island Hotel | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Music

Great Movies at Britannia

The Britannia Great Movies Series happens every Sunday evening from 6-9pm in the 55+ Centre. All our welcome to come and enjoy a movie and free popcorn!

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film | Free

BLUE by Vancouver International Film Festival

Nothing is as important to life on this planet as our oceans. ...

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

The 5th International Advertising Model Contest

Stage One Academy Inc.

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

January 15, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

in Yoga & Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Voice and Piano Masterclass with Tara Erraught and James Baillieu

Internationally acclaimed sorpano Tara Erraught and award-winning pianist James Baillieu offer a joint voice and piano masterclass as part of VAM’s 2017/18 Distinguished Artist Series

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music | Free

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

My Story - Tell Me More

These live events are like no other! It's all about real people telling their authentic stories of overcoming adversity, accomplishing achievements, and experiencing great adventures.

Vancouver | XYYVR | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. People Like Us by Sandi Johnson and Certified by Jan Derbyshire

Each night a different play is read by a cast of professional actors followed by a talk back and discussion with the Playwright. Two one-person monologues each followed by a short discussion

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers with Megan Lynch Chowning

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers are making some of the most distinctively elegant yet driving music to be heard anywhere today, and they’re delivering it with a unique blend

Vancouver | AnzaClub Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common?

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Kundalini Dance - The 4 Elements

Dance to celebrate who you are as an individual and as part of the whole. Embrace your depth and align with the frequency of ecstatic wholeness and interconnectedness. Dance for freedom, unity and whole-being integration

Vancouver | Dharmalab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Parenting Workshop by Vancouver Hebrew Academy and Chabad of Richmond

The Safety Kid is a comprehensive child abuse prevention program. The goal of this workshop is to empower parents with the knowledge and skills to create an environment for every child that is safe from the chance of dangers of abuse

Richmond | Chabad of Richmond | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Workshop

Otto Tausk conducts Brahms and Dvořák

Music Director Designate Maestro Otto Tausk returns to the VSO, conducting a beautiful program of classics, including one of the greatest symphonies of them all, a work that emerged triumphantly from under the shadow of Beethoven’s mighty Ninth Symphony

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

January 16, 2018

Tue

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Film Series. The Making of Justice

The Making of Justice is a movie about seven prisoners working on the scenario for a crime film together with Sarah Vanhee

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Film

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. We Could Be Clouds by Gary Mok

Each night a different play is read by a cast of professional actors followed by a talk back and discussion with the Playwright

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh Festival: Frédérick Gravel - Some Hope for the Bastards

For the musically adventurous and visually attuned, Frédérick Gravel offers a music-dance spectacle to savour - an unholy hybrid of the highbrow and the high-octane

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

李玉剛十年經典演唱會 Li Yugang Grand Gala For 10 Years

Renown singer & performer Li Yugang is coming to the River Rock Show Theatre on January 16, 2018! This one and only concert is a celebration of his decade of classics

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Golden Ears Writers

If your artistic medium is the written word, join Golden Ears Writers for a series of adult events and workshops designed to build and nurture our local writing community

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books | Free

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers - two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Stage Time - Open Improv Jam

Calling all performers for Stage Time - come get some!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Red Fang - Rickshaw Theatre

Cut it short with Red Fang as they return to Vancouver celebrating their Only Ghosts album at the Rickshaw Theatre with We Hunt Buffalo

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Black Boys

A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness. Three individuals seek a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world, subverting the ways in which gender, sexuality, and race are performed

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Tuesdays at Celebrities #CelebsTues

All year round, Tuesdays are packed with party animals

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

January 17, 2018

Wed

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Know Show Fall/Winter 2018

KnowShow is an engaging B2B marketplace where leading lifestyle fashion brands unveil their seasonal products to Canadian Retailers

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers - two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth

Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Lezervations Vancouver - Volume XIV

Welcome in 2018 with your favourite queer women's dinner party!

Vancouver | Nicli Antica Pizzeria | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Make Brioche!

In this class we will show you how all the basics to make Brioche! This magic dough is more than a sweet bread!

Vancouver | Kensington Community Center | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Cooking

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. Sex, Drugs & Age, the last taboo by Colleen Ann Fee

Age is our last taboo. We resist aging by all possible means. Sex, Drugs & Age, the last taboo physically dramatizes the hazards of mixing sex and drugs with age

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Inside/Out - Neworld Theatre

This is a show in the finest tradition of the prison memoir—as riveting as fiction, but with the authenticity of documentary.

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Macaulay Point by: Emily Carr - Paint and Sip Night - Snacks Included

We couldn’t think of a better way to provide a unique to BC experience except to have artist/teacher Iris Mes-Low create a painting based on one of Emily Carr’s paintings

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

North Shore International Winter Film Series

The North Shore International Film Series is presented by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council in cooperation with the Toronto International Film Festival

North Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Winter 2018 Bellydance classes with Tamara

Start the year off with a technique intensive 6 week session with Tamara. We will be working with taking the basics to the next level, expanding your technical repertoire and focusing on smooth transitions through the evolution of movements

Burnaby | Dancin Stars | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

Beth White + Reece and Dustin + The Ship Of

Mid Week Crisis is back full steam and this time we have an early show with Happy Hour!

Vancouver | LanaLou's | 7:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Dance Centre presents Nicola Gunn

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Nicola Gunn - Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Comedy Woman в Ванкувере

Шпильки, шутки и подкаблучники: юбилейный концертный тур Comedy Woman "10 лет на шпильках" 17 Января в Ванкувере!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Black Boys

A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness. Three individuals seek a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world, subverting the ways in which gender, sexuality, and race are performed

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

January 18, 2018

Thu

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Know Show Fall/Winter 2018

KnowShow is an engaging B2B marketplace where leading lifestyle fashion brands unveil their seasonal products to Canadian Retailers

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Heal Documentary

This documentary takes us on a scientific and spiritual journey where we discover that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal

Vancouver | Jewish Community Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

BLUE by Vancouver International Film Festival

Nothing is as important to life on this planet as our oceans. ...

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Daniel Champagne Live at Wise Hall & Lounge!

Vancouver recently described as 'the finest guitar player of his generation' - the Australian born & Nashville based virtuoso brings his world tour and brand new album 'Fault Lines' back to Canada

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. Fling by Melody Anderson

Fling examines sexual identity, love, loss, memory, and the peeling away of family secrets

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

SFU Philosophers’ Café

“Imagine the impossible and discuss the improbable” with SFU’s Philosophers’ Café. Guest moderators host informal public discussions on various topics, stimulating dialogue and passionate exchange of ideas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Story Story Lie X-Rated Edition at The Rio Theatre

A Game Show that's full of it! Can you spot the liar? Five brilliant performers tell tales too strange to be true, as they attempt to trick the audience, and try to discredit each other.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Inside/Out - Neworld Theatre

This is a show in the finest tradition of the prison memoir—as riveting as fiction, but with the authenticity of documentary.

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Moore Decision, 5 years later. Guest speaker Rick Moore

The Moore Case 5 years later. Is there a "ramp" for dyslexic students? Please join Dyslexia BC and our guest speaker Rick Moore who will talk about the Landmark Moore case

Coquitlam | Canada Safeway | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: MDLSX - Motus (Italy)

Gender-fluid rebel Silvia Calderoni does a powerhouse star turn in this show by Italian theatre company Motus. The performer’s own life story is crossbred with fiction, producing a work of genre blending and gender bending

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories - Opening Reception

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

New Music Festival - Standing Wave

Vancouver's cutting-edge new music group Standing Wave takes the Orpheum stage to perform exciting contemporary compositions

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Dance Centre presents Nicola Gunn

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Nicola Gunn - Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Hippo Campus with guest Sure Sure

American rock band, on tour to support their latest EP release “warm glow”

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Black Boys

A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness. Three individuals seek a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world, subverting the ways in which gender, sexuality, and race are performed

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Matoma: One In A Million Tour

Known for his dynamic productions, Norwegian producer Matoma brings the 'One In A Million Tour' to The Commodore Ballroom with support from Elephante!

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 10:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

January 19, 2018

Fri

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Know Show Fall/Winter 2018

KnowShow is an engaging B2B marketplace where leading lifestyle fashion brands unveil their seasonal products to Canadian Retailers

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Drawing Vegetables

This one-day workshop explores how to draw some seasonal vegetables: squash, root veggies, winter greens, and more!

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Visual Arts

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Free Cap Classics Concert

Cap Classics Concerts take place throughout the fall and spring terms. Admission is free!

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 11:45 am to 12:45 am | Music | Free

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 12:30 am to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Critical Ideas: Theatre & Institutional Spaces

Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Lit circle - book club! Wonder R. J. Palacio

Hey guys, if you like reading and discussing novels with your pals we have a club for you! Come on out and read some cool books with us. General chats about books

Surrey | The Youth Space of South Surrey | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Books | Free

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat

Join us for a joyous Welcoming of Shabbat, with a potluck meal at 6:00pm followed by a Kabbalat Shabbat service at 7:30, augmented with Or Shalom musicians

Vancouver | Or Shalom Synagogue | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Smooky Margielaa

Stay 100 with ASAP Rocky protege Smooky MarGielaa as he takes over Venue for an all ages show with Illy Miniachi & ACdatyoungnigga

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

New Orleans' Dinner

What better way to ring in the New Year than with a lavish 4 course New Orleans' Dinner with Chef Kristoff Gillese?!

Maple Ridge | Golden Ears Cheesecrafters | Cooking

UBC Thunderbirds v Lethbridge Pronghorns

UBC Thunderbirds v Lethbridge Pronghorns

Vancouver | Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Goldstepz at The Biltmore Cabaret

with special guests: Reggie James, Casta Troy

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. Sad Clown by David King

Forty-eight hours after his wife went missing, the husband is visited by an eccentric fellow who claims to have been sent by the missing wife to console him

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Dine Out Vancouver Festival: Grand Tasting

It's showtime! We kick off Dine Out Vancouver Festival's 16th season in style with a Grand Tasting Event in Vancouver’s historic Orpheum

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Inside/Out - Neworld Theatre

This is a show in the finest tradition of the prison memoir—as riveting as fiction, but with the authenticity of documentary.

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: MDLSX - Motus (Italy)

Gender-fluid rebel Silvia Calderoni does a powerhouse star turn in this show by Italian theatre company Motus. The performer’s own life story is crossbred with fiction, producing a work of genre blending and gender bending

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lonely - Celebrating The Music of Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison with hits of The Traveling Wilburys and Everly Brother

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

New Music Festival - New Music for Old Instruments: After Bach

New meets old as the Pacific Baroque Orchestra performs Bach's timeless classic Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 and the world première of Maestro Bramwell Tovey's newest work, based on that famous concerto

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Humans - The Feels Tour

Humans bring The Feels Tour to the Imperial Vancouver on Friday, January 19th in celebration of their newest EP The Feels out on Jan 26th

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Radio Rewrite: The Music of Jonny Greenwood, Steve Reich, Olivier Messiaen & Christopher Butterfield

Turning Point Ensemble invites you to join us for an evening concert as part of the 2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Vancouver | Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

The Dance Centre presents Nicola Gunn

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Nicola Gunn - Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Converge with Sumac & Cult Leader

American metal band, on tour to support their latest release "The Dusk In Us"

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Revelry and Resistance: A Drag Extravaganza

The Pride Collective at UBC presents: Revelry and Resistance: A Drag Extravaganza!!! UBC Pit Pub

Vancouver | The Pit Pub UBC | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Steven Wright

Academy Award-winning comedian, Steven Wright, performs at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Black Boys

A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness. Three individuals seek a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world, subverting the ways in which gender, sexuality, and race are performed

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Pale Red / BB / Bored Decor

$5 - PWYC - no one turned away for lack of funds

Vancouver | Stylus Records | Music

It's Just Drag!: Starring Shea Coulee & Chi Chi Devayne

TFD and Live Nation Present: It's Just Drag!

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Dickie Beau: Unplugged

Versatile, vivacious and flamboyant, Dickie Beau is a drag artist extraordinaire, whose lip-synch playback performances have helped update the drag show tradition

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Krane: Fallout Tour with MYRNE

With a dynamic mix of hard beats and melodic trap, Oakland producer Krane returns to Vancouver for the Fall Out Tour at Venue for EMBRVCE Fridays with MYRNE

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Dyro at Celebrities Nightclub

Dutch electro standout Dyro makes his way back to Vancouver at #StreotypeFridays!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

January 20, 2018

Sat

TEDxLangleyED 2018: The Future of Learning

We are pleased to announce our fourth annual TEDxLangleyED conference! This conference brings together a collection of inspiring and innovative speakers sharing their ideas on the future of education

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 8:30 am to 3:00 pm | Lecture

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

A New Year Winter Market

Beat those after the holiday blah's with our cute little Market! Meet vendors that will provide you with a cute pick me up, or help you with your New Year's Resolution!

Surrey | Sullivan Hall Surrey | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Market

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Museum Book Club: January Meeting

This month’s book will be From Bombs to Books: The Remarkable Stories of Refugee Children and their Families at an Exceptional Canadian School by David Starr, in preparation for our Canada 150 exhibition, opening in February

New Westminster | New Westminster Museum & Archives | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Books | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Vive les voyageurs French-Canadian Festival

Enliven a grey January weekend with the unique folklore and culture of the voyageurs and fur traders who lived at 19th-century Fort Langley

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Festival

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Rustic Sign DIY Workshop

Gunner & Cash will be hosting a Rustic Sign DIY Workshop at Please at Loving Locals Make + Mingle Market

Abbotsford | Highstreet | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Workshop

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Lookout - Andy Field (England)

Here is a work by UK artist Andy Field that bridges generations and offers a look into our city’s future through the people who will inherit it. Participants arrive at a location with a wide city vista

Vancouver | Harbour Centre | 11:30 am to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Some Spontaneous Particulars: Vanessa Brown, Heide Hinrichs, Kathleen Ritter

This exhibition presents never-before exhibited work by three artists whose research-based practices have drawn them to the work of historical women artists Marianne Brandt, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Mina Loy

Vancouver | Access Gallery | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Coast Salish Stories & Beading Demo featuring Helen Carr

We are honored to have First Nation educator Kwantlen Elder Helen Carr at the Deer Lake Gallery. Allowing public the opportunity to experience and learn about the local Coast Salish culture and history through activities and presentation

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 12:30 am to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Ideas Series -Youth Assembly

The Youth Assembly is a one-day performing arts conference by and for young people. Whether you’re curious or passionate about pursuing careers in the performing arts, you can explore various areas of interest through workshops, presentations and conversa

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:30 am to 5:30 pm | Lecture | Free

DTES Artist Resource Fair

Carnegie Centre and Vancouver Foundation are thrilled to host an informal, friendly, social event for artists to connect with community resource providers. You do not need to prepare or provide anything special to be a part of the event

Vancouver | Carnegie Community Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Fair

UBC Thunderbirds Men's Hockey v Lethbridge Pronghorns

UBC Thunderbirds Men's Hockey v Lethbridge Pronghorns

Vancouver | Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Sports

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. Modern Gothic by Charles Whelton

Jamie has contracted with an agency to provide him with medical assistance in dying. When they send over an inept assistant, but no doctor, he is understandably upset

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Yoga for Anxiety Workshop

In this workshop you will learn very effective self-regulation techniques and mindfulness practices that are guaranteed to bring ease. These practices are extremely valuable in our often over scheduled, competitive, plugged in life

Vancouver | Studio 245 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

CAG Talk. T'ai Smith: Dissecting Textiles

Join us for an informal seminar on the gallery floor by T’ai Smith, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory at UBC, where she will address a history of textiles as objects of material and metaphorical dissection

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop | Free

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers - two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 4:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Connecting Curlfriends Pizza & Pajama Party

Hey Curlfriends! Are you ready for the Pizza & Pajama Party? Join us for Party! We will enjoy photography, gift bags, food, snacks and great company in Surrey

Surrey | Connecting Curlfriends | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Party

Ghost Spring opening reception & performances

A two-person show by Dilara Akay and Derya Akay looking at funeral practices within their own family in Turkey, passing down information...

Vancouver | grunt gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

ECCW Ballroom Brawl IX

Quickly becoming one of the Commodore Ballroom’s hottest regular events, the Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling returns with Ballroom Brawl IX on Saturday, January 20

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

Kay Meek Play Reading Series. Bluebell Time by Max Wyman

Bluebell Time is a one-act memory play featuring a mother and son in England during the 30’s, 40’s and further into the 20th Century. It is Max Wyman’s first public venture into playwriting

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Inside/Out - Neworld Theatre

This is a show in the finest tradition of the prison memoir—as riveting as fiction, but with the authenticity of documentary.

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: MDLSX - Motus (Italy)

Gender-fluid rebel Silvia Calderoni does a powerhouse star turn in this show by Italian theatre company Motus. The performer’s own life story is crossbred with fiction, producing a work of genre blending and gender bending

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Performing Arts

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fair Warning Tribute to Van Halen with OC/DC Tribute to AC/DC

Fair Warning are Western Canada's premier 80's hard rock nostalgia act

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Choreography Showcase 21

Vancity Project is a choreography showcase created by Choreographer/Dancer Adam Mckinnon. Vancity Project gives choreographers and dancers a chance to put out there their choreography and perform in front of industry professionals

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:15 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Singing Our Stories: Living Tradition

Join Rhythm 'n' Roots and Roots 'n' Wings and our special guests Robin Layne and Liam MacDonald for an evening of beautiful music

Vancouver | Unity of Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

International Guitar Night 2018

Simply the best guitar showcase in the world. After the resounding success of last year’s show, the Massey is thrilled to again present the critically acclaimed International Guitar Night

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Lonely - Celebrating The Music of Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison with hits of The Traveling Wilburys and Everly Brother

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

New Music Festival - Cobalt Clouds and Clear Blue Seas

Music that responds to the beauty and power of the sea and the sky, including Anna Clyne's luxuriant Prince of Clouds, Jocelyn Morlock's radioactive Cobalt, and John Estacio's heroic, Triton-inspired Trumpet Concerto

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Radio Rewrite: The Music of Jonny Greenwood, Steve Reich, Olivier Messiaen & Christopher Butterfield

Turning Point Ensemble invites you to join us for an evening concert as part of the 2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Vancouver | Norman Rothstein Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Theatre series. Misery

Stephen King’s chilling thriller By William Goldman. Based on the novel by Stephen King

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

Cartoon Cabaret

Your favourite cartoon characters come to life like you’ve never seen before!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Stage43 Presents: The Fantasticks

A funny, romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their parents who try to keep them apart - the longest running musical in the world!

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Elvis Elvis Elvis

Shawn Kush is not your average Elvis Tribute Artist. He portrays Elvis so well that he was once accused of using an actual photo of the King himself on his posters

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Dickie Beau: Unplugged

Versatile, vivacious and flamboyant, Dickie Beau is a drag artist extraordinaire, whose lip-synch playback performances have helped update the drag show tradition

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

BØRNS

LA-based rock musician/singer-songwriter returns to Vancouver

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Hot Brown Honey. Briefs Factory

Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Black Boys

A raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness. Three individuals seek a deeper understanding of themselves, of each other, and of how they encounter the world, subverting the ways in which gender, sexuality, and race are performed

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Pipeline Project

A provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC. Three actor writers – two Indigenous and one white – come together to create a play about the political conflicts surrounding Canada’s oil industry

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Rock Band Called Time

with Killer Deal and Strange Curse

Vancouver | SBC Restaurant | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Torrey Pines - Clyde Petersen (USA)

Not for the square, the squeamish or the small-minded, this is a hilarious, whip-smart and altogether lovely show for everyone else...

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

CLUTCH with DJ Eddie Martinez - Whistler Pride Kickoff Party

TFD Presents is proud to bring you The Whistler Pride + Ski Festival 2018 KICK OFF PARTY!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Bowie Weekend Edition :Skylar Love Stilla Del Stamp Ilona Berlin

Bowie Kicks Off 2018 With The 1st Weekend Edition Saturday January 20th in Celebrities Underground with DJs Skylar Love Del Stamp Daniel Stilla & Hosted By Ilona Verley Berlin M Stiller

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Volvox - Minimal Violence - Nancy Dru

Modern Music for Modern Times. This night will technologically advance you. With a deep knowledge and wisdom from the past. A brilliant and creative future emerges.

Vancouver | Open Studios | 10:00 pm to 4:00 am | Music

Cedric Gervais at Celebrities

Grammy Award-winner and our good friend Cedric Gervais makes his return at #CelebsPlayhouse!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

SUAVE’ Cunny British Birthday Celebration

Konektion Ent & Cunny British Presents Suave’ Cunny British Birthday Celebration

Surrey | Peacock Bar & Grill | 10:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Wasted Penguinz & Friends by Solid

As we hit the blue month of the year, we thought we give back something very special to our #SolidFamily. Saturday, January 20th we've got the mighty duo Wasted Penguinz hit the stage at the Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

January 21, 2018

Sun

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Vive les voyageurs French-Canadian Festival

Enliven a grey January weekend with the unique folklore and culture of the voyageurs and fur traders who lived at 19th-century Fort Langley

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Festival

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

FLEUR Luxury Wedding Show & Forum

Presented by Aly Armstrong Event Planning & Design and hosted by the brand new JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Hotel, FLEUR will be the city’s first wedding show to bring together elite industry professionals and celebrity influencers

Vancouver | JW Marriott Parq Vancouver | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Show

Puppy Patrol Play date

Come join us for a play date with the Puppy Patrol! Tickets are $30 /child and includes a 2 hour play date full of crafts, songs, stories and more

Pitt Meadows | Little Savages Consignment | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Kids

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Biggest Little Bridal Show

This high end show will be showcasing multiple different vendors. Including Photo/Video, Decor/Floral, Cake, Hair & Makeup, DJ, Limo, Favours, Jewelry, Stationary

Pitt Meadows | Pitt Meadows Golf Club | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Market

CAG Exhibition Brent Wadden: Two Scores - Tour in French

Join CAG Learning & Public Programs Assistant, Michelle Martin for a FREE tour of the current exhibitions in French

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 11:05 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Lookout - Andy Field (England)

Here is a work by UK artist Andy Field that bridges generations and offers a look into our city’s future through the people who will inherit it. Participants arrive at a location with a wide city vista

Vancouver | Harbour Centre | 11:30 am to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Family Day at Place des Arts

Welcome in the new year with a brand new Family Day!

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Family | Free

L'Elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love)

Donizetti’s stirring love story and hilarious comedy. Featuring Ying Fang, one of the most gifted sopranos of her generation, making her role debut as Adina

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Opera

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

Easy Moroccan Vegetarian Dinner

If you are short of ideas to cook an easy, delicious vegetarian dinner, this class is for you! Moroccan cuisine is not short of flavor, we will show a few easy dishes that you would want to make over and over!

Vancouver | Trout Lake Community Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cooking

Strawberry & Tea Student Concert

VAM’s monthly series features students from a variety of programs celebrating all levels of musical learning. Join the VAM community in its tradition of music topped with a serving of tea and strawberries!

Vancouver | Vancouver Academy of Music | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music | Free

Play date with Batman

Come join us for a play date with Batman!! Tickets are $30 /child and includes a 2 hour play date full of crafts, songs, stories and more

Pitt Meadows | Little Savages Consignment | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Kids

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Inside/Out

This is a show in the finest tradition of the prison memoir—as riveting as fiction, but with the authenticity of documentary.

Vancouver | Performance Works | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: MDLSX - Motus (Italy)

Gender-fluid rebel Silvia Calderoni does a powerhouse star turn in this show by Italian theatre company Motus. The performer’s own life story is crossbred with fiction, producing a work of genre blending and gender bending

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:20 pm | Performing Arts

New Music Festival - Intimate NMF Cabaret

We asked some of our favourite performers to reveal the music that makes them tick!

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible food

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Girls' Night Out Beginner Knitting Class

New Year, New Skill!! Back by popular demand to start the year off off right! Learn to make your very own one-of-a-kind head wrap using all natural local materials! Only 6 spots available for this small, hands on and fun workshop!!

Vancouver | Wild Crafted Wool | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Workshop

نمایش آتن ــ مسکو Athens- Moscow Live play Public

Olga and Massa are sisters from Russia living in Greece. The arrival of sibling Irena ignites their suspicions of one another. Note: This performance will be performed in Farsi language

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Theatre

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Trivia with IQ 2000 at The Biltmore Cabaret

Accept no imitations! IQ 2000 brings you the best Trivia Nights in Vancouver!

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Above the Hospital

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, is thrilled to present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

K. Flay with guests Sir Sly

Kristine Meredith Flaherty, known professionally as K.Flay, is an American singer and songwriter from Wilmette, Illinois

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

DVSN presents Morning After World Tour 2018

dvsn is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Daniel Daley and Nineteen85. They are signed to OVO Sound

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

January 22, 2018

Mon

AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference

We invite you to join us at one of the world’s premier technical mineral exploration conferences, AME’s Mineral Exploration Roundup 2018 will take place January 22-25, in beautiful Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Monster Theatre Company: Shakespeare’s Dream

Monster Theatre’s version of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

in Yoga & Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Through the Child's Eyes Workshop Series with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe

The Langley Infant Development Programme is proudly presenting a 3-part workshop series: Through the Child’s Eyes with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych

Langley | Fraser River Presentation Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop

Kundalini Dance - The 4 Elements

Dance to celebrate who you are as an individual and as part of the whole. Embrace your depth and align with the frequency of ecstatic wholeness and interconnectedness. Dance for freedom, unity and whole-being integration

Vancouver | Dharmalab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Gems #4 Tulip Fever

Ireland/PG-13/2016 Biography, Drama, Romance Director: Aisling Walsh Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

New Music Festival - Dawn to Dusk: From Aurora to Winter Sky

Featuring the world première of Marcus Goddard's Violin Concerto for Rachel Barton Pine and new work by Jocelyn Morlock, Dawn to Dusk journeys

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Songs of Insurrection

Frederic Rzewski’s Songs of Insurrection with: Daan Vandewalle, piano

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

January 23, 2018

Tue

AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference

We invite you to join us at one of the world’s premier technical mineral exploration conferences, AME’s Mineral Exploration Roundup 2018 will take place January 22-25, in beautiful Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Monster Theatre Company: Shakespeare’s Dream

Monster Theatre’s version of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Pinwheel Education Series: Indigenous Youth Mental Health

Kelty Mental Health Resources is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and support to children, youth and their families who reside in BC

Vancouver | Kelty Mental Health | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Project Power

At Project Power, our speakers will share tools that lead them to their personal power and the major influence this had on their lives. You will learn how to take action in many ways, so that you can achieve your goals in 2018

Vancouver | Hycroft Manor | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Film Series. The Walkers, Legend Lin Dance Theatre, The Eternal Tides

Filmed for over 10 years, this epic documentary presents the story of renowned Taiwanese choreographer Lin Lee-chen and her Legend Lin Dance Theatre

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm | Film

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Recital: Carol Sawyer & Friends

Musical Repertoire from the Natalie Brettschneider Archive Presented in collaboration with NOW Society and in conjunction with the exhibition "Carol Sawyer: The Natalie Brettschneider Archive"

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts | Free

CAG X The Foreshore: Dignity and Access

Carmen Papalia and Joulene Tse Parent will discuss issues of cultural accessibility and human rights in the city, including Tse’s ongoing research on the history of Indigenous workers on the waterfront

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Life Drawing in the Gallery

The ACT Art Gallery is offering a unique guided approach to figure drawing during Roger Luko’s exhibition Line Paint Clay

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

The Balanced Sessions 1.0

The Balanced Sessions is a series of health and wellness workshops designed to give everyone attending an evening of movement, food and drink, networking and education

Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc. | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Celtic Jam with Nigel Tucker

Come join Nigel and his band of merry musicians in the spirit of the Celtic muse. Bring your instruments, voice or even just your ears as no experience is necessary and only the love of music required

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Voices of The Pacific Rim

An exclusive fundraising event that will celebrate and feature world-renowed artists from China, Japan, Korea, Canada and the United States

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Canucks vs. Kings at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Love me like I love you - Люби меня, как Я тебя!

Уди­ви­тель­но ли­рич­ная и неж­ная ис­то­рия о двух лю­бя­щих серд­цах, ко­то­рые в связи с па­ра­док­саль­ным сте­че­ни­ем об­сто­я­тельств те­ря­ют друг друга на чет­верть века

New Westminster | The Columbia | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Wellness workshop - How to eat move and be healthy!

With all the latest food and exercise trends plaguing your social media feed, it becomes confusing and overwhelming on how you should eat and move for your body

Burnaby | RYU Apparel | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Pause & Affect: A Monthly Course for Women. Lesson 3 The feminine Shabbat

The Sabbath is to the week what the line break is to poetic language. It is the silence that forces you to return to what came before to find its meaning

Richmond | Chabad of Richmond | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep of Reason with guests Code Orange & Toothgrinder

Meshuggah is a Swedish heavy metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Theatre series: Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey turns tradition on its head, packing a potent punch of Hip Hop politics, dance, poetry, comedy, circus, striptease and song

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Songs of Insurrection

Frederic Rzewski’s Songs of Insurrection with: Daan Vandewalle, piano

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Tuesdays at Celebrities #CelebsTues

All year round, Tuesdays are packed with party animals

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

January 24, 2018

Wed

AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference

We invite you to join us at one of the world’s premier technical mineral exploration conferences, AME’s Mineral Exploration Roundup 2018 will take place January 22-25, in beautiful Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Monster Theatre Company: Shakespeare’s Dream

Monster Theatre’s version of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: It’s Dark Outside - The Last Great Hunt (Australia)

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 10:30 am to 11:15 am | Performing Arts

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth

Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Blind Cinema - Britt Hatzius (England/Germany)

From theatre artist Britt Hatzius, here’s a chance to see the world through someone else’s eyes. Audience members are seated in a theatre, with a row of children behind them, and together they experience a movie

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 5:40 pm | Film

French Gastronomy Series: East Country Pâtés by Valentine Kitamura

Introducing a cooking class series that will take you on a culinary tour of France! Every class brings you to a different region of France

Vancouver | The Uncommon Cafe | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Femopolis: Cities for women, by women, with women

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Fix

Richmond | Wilson School of Design at KPU | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Essentials of Landscape Design

Spring is just around corner, so it’s time to start thinking about garden design

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

The Comedy Magic of Rod Boss

January 24th will be an evening of Award winning Comedy Magic presented by Rod Boss. A rare opportuniity to see Rod perform live at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Ft. Langely

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

Celebrating Robbie Burns

Join us for a fun-filled evening of Scottish music, dance and poetry in celebration of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Music

Harnessing Inner Power with Samantha Skelly - West 4th

Come join us for an evening of diving deep with Samantha Skelly from Hungry For Happiness

Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Active Life / Health

North Shore International Winter Film Series

The North Shore International Film Series is presented by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council in cooperation with the Toronto International Film Festival

North Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Film Screening: Birth of a Family

Screening will be followed by a conversation with director Tasha Hubbard and two of the siblings featured in Birth of a Family

Vancouver | SFU Woodward's Goldcorp Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film | Free

Club 49th Anniversary

All Levels Dance

Burnaby | Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavillion | 7:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Dance

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Meeting - Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe (Australia)

In this riveting display, Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe share the stage with 64 robotic percussion instruments. The gadgets chime, tap, click and shuffle while the humans move and speak in response

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Winter 2018 Bellydance classes with Tamara

Start the year off with a technique intensive 6 week session with Tamara. We will be working with taking the basics to the next level, expanding your technical repertoire and focusing on smooth transitions through the evolution of movements

Burnaby | Dancin Stars | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Adam Sandler plus surprise special guests

A successful actor, writer, producer and musician, Sandler's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include box office hits such as "Grown Ups," "Just Go With It," "Bedtime Stories," "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

VSO Chamber Players - Mozart, Plus

The extraordinary musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra step off the Orpheum stage and into the intimate, state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall in the VSO School of Music to perform some of the greatest chamber music ever written

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony School of Music | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band formed in 1996 in Palm Desert, California. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Theatre series: Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Yung Lean & The Sad Boys

Jonatan Leandoer Håstad, better known by his stage name Yung Lean, is a Swedish singer from Stockholm

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

John Maus at The Biltmore Cabaret

John Maus is a truly enigmatic musician. Broadly cut from the synth pop cloth, he’s fashioned the frosty minimalism of its fabric into a cloak of infinite meaning, genuine grace and absurdist humor over the course of three defining albums since 2006

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey turns tradition on its head, packing a potent punch of Hip Hop politics, dance, poetry, comedy, circus, striptease and song

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

I’m Not Here. Theatre Club

Doireann is here and she wants to check if a few things are working. She’s going to be doing a couple of songs, a couple of poems, and maybe a few stories. She’s going to be doing a duet with her brother. He’s not here. She’s here. You’re here

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 11:50 pm | Dance

January 25, 2018

Thu

Krav Maga Force

Krav Maga Force™ Is a modern self-defense system designed to address and defend against present day street assaults and confrontations

Richmond | Premier Martial Arts | 7:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup Conference

We invite you to join us at one of the world’s premier technical mineral exploration conferences, AME’s Mineral Exploration Roundup 2018 will take place January 22-25, in beautiful Vancouver, BC

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Lecture

Compassionate Inquiry - Vancouver

Compassionate Inquiry is a psychotherapeutic method developed by Dr. Gabor Maté that reveals what lies beneath the appearance we present to the world

Vancouver | Unity of Vancouver | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Monster Theatre Company: Shakespeare’s Dream

Monster Theatre’s version of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Serendipity Tea Party New Year 2018

Happy 2018! Time to reconnect and share our intentions for the new year ahead

Vancouver | U & I Thai | 10:30 am to 1:30 pm | Party

For the Birds

With a dash of humour, Sarah Hagen returns with a concert that brings the joy of classical music inspired by birds and birdsong to the Classical Coffee Concert series

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: It’s Dark Outside - The Last Great Hunt (Australia)

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 10:30 am to 11:15 am | Performing Arts

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: It’s Dark Outside. The Last Great Hunt

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 12:30 am to 1:15 pm | Performing Arts

St. Francis Xavier Canadian Relic Pilgrimage: VAN (All Saints)

This is a remarkable opportunity to venerate this famous first class relic, which rarely leaves the Church of the Gesu in Rome. Come pray with this great saint and be inspired by his miraculous ministry

Coquitlam | Catholic Christian Outreach | 12:30 am to 11:30 pm | Lecture

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Nathalie Casemajor: Seminar On Cultural Mediation

Cultural mediation is an increasingly common mode of intervention in the socio-cultural field. To make the critical experience of it is to put it to the test, in its theories and practices

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Lecture | Free

75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Join us at the Rio Theatre for our annual Golden Globe Awards Party - Live and Free! As always, we will roll out the red carpet and encourage everyone to dress up like the #EastVan star that they are. Get ready for trivia, prizes, good times and more

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show | Free

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Blind Cinema - Britt Hatzius (England/Germany)

From theatre artist Britt Hatzius, here’s a chance to see the world through someone else’s eyes. Audience members are seated in a theatre, with a row of children behind them, and together they experience a movie

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 5:40 pm | Film

Lind18: Francis Fukuyama on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order

The focus for the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies series in Winter Term 2, 2018 at UBC Vancouver is "The Unravelling of the Liberal Order." The series will run from January to March, 2018.

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Lecture | Free

Cosmic Nights: Beyond our Universe

Is there anything beyond the universe? What came before the Big Bang? These are questions that don’t have answers, but we have theories! This installment of Cosmic Nights we delve into theories of the Multiverse!

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Crazy 8s DGC-BC 19th Anniversary Screening & Fundraiser

Featuring a selection of classic Crazy8s films along with more recent ones!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Goblin art show

Forest Goblins first art show! There will be a collection of art, other rad artists, music, performances, drinks and also prints of my art. This show will be run by RAW artists

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Show

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Meeting - Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe (Australia)

In this riveting display, Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe share the stage with 64 robotic percussion instruments. The gadgets chime, tap, click and shuffle while the humans move and speak in response

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Canucks vs. Sabres at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Buffalo Sabres

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Salish Singing & Drumming Spring 2018 Workshops

Learn traditional Salish social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Lil Xan: Total Xanarchy Tour

Get betrayed with LIL XAN as he brings his Total Xanarchy Tour to VENUE with Steven Cannon $C for an all ages show

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Pipeline Project

The Pipeline Project is a provocative and personal account of the ongoing cultural battles over pipelines in BC

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

L'Elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love)

Donizetti’s stirring love story and hilarious comedy. Featuring Ying Fang, one of the most gifted sopranos of her generation, making her role debut as Adina

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Opera

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

VSO Chamber Players - Mozart, Plus

The extraordinary musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra step off the Orpheum stage and into the intimate, state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall in the VSO School of Music to perform some of the greatest chamber music ever written

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony School of Music | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Reel Causes: Luk’Luk’I

Reel Causes is thrilled to present an encore screening of the VIFF and TIFF festival favourite Luk’Luk’I, directed by Wayne Wapeemukwa

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Film

Live with Desiree Dawson

Come see Desiree at an intimate live performance

Vancouver | Buckets Ice Cream | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Theatre series: Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey turns tradition on its head, packing a potent punch of Hip Hop politics, dance, poetry, comedy, circus, striptease and song

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Flesh Eaters with guests Petunia & The Vipers

The Rickshaw presents the FleshEaters (featuring John Doe and DJ Bonebrake of X, Dave Alvin and Bill Bateman of The Blasters, Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, and The Legendary Punk Poet Chris D.) with guests Petunia & The Vipers

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

尹光開心大時代同你籌款演唱會 Wan Kwong Happy Together Charity Concert

廟街歌王尹光將於1月25日來到列治文河石大劇院! 尹光的曲風鮮明,歌詞貼近民心,深受粉絲的喜愛~ 他的每一場show都充滿著歡樂的笑聲~ 是次演唱會為了中僑基金會籌款。想做善事又想過一個開心的晚上,就馬上到Ticketmaster購票吧! 門票即將公開發售。

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

I’m Not Here. Theatre Club

Doireann is here and she wants to check if a few things are working. She’s going to be doing a couple of songs, a couple of poems, and maybe a few stories. She’s going to be doing a duet with her brother. He’s not here. She’s here. You’re here

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Shmulik's Kumzits

Join Rabbi Shmulik every last Thursday of the month for a fun social event

Vancouver | Community Kollel | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Party

Trash Emo Night

Trash Emo Night is back in the Special Projects Space with DJs JP Valdes, Coconut Bun & Friends playing all your favourite emo anthems!

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music | Free

Tekhnotron / Psychic Pollution / Maskara / V. Vecker

The Cobalt is a dark nostalgic, funky underground venue think brick, dark wood beams, chandeliers, candles-- hosting a wide verity of events from live music and pinball tournaments to art showings and dance parties with drag kings and queens

Vancouver | The Cobalt | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Sick at Heart Vol 2: A Group Art Show

Join us for Sick at Heart Vol 2, a group art show series taking place at Fortune Sound Club's Special Projects Space

Vancouver | Fortune Sound Club | 9:00 pm to 1:00 am | Show | Free

January 26, 2018

Fri

Krav Maga Force

Krav Maga Force™ Is a modern self-defense system designed to address and defend against present day street assaults and confrontations

Richmond | Premier Martial Arts | 7:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

6th Annual Swing Summit Winter Retreat 2018

Welcome to the Sixth Annual 2018 Swing Summit Winter Retreat

Abbotsford | Suburban Swing Abbotsford | 7:30 am to 11:00 pm | Dance

Compassionate Inquiry - Vancouver

Compassionate Inquiry is a psychotherapeutic method developed by Dr. Gabor Maté that reveals what lies beneath the appearance we present to the world

Vancouver | Unity of Vancouver | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Missions Fest 2018

Missions Fest Vancouver is part of Missions Fest International and highlights global mission opportunities, showcases over 230 international Christian organizations, and features world class speakers within the context of over 100 seminars

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Young People’s Concerts. Monster Theatre Company: Shakespeare’s Dream

Monster Theatre’s version of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 9:30 am to 12:00 am | Theatre

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: It’s Dark Outside - The Last Great Hunt (Australia)

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 10:30 am to 11:15 am | Performing Arts

Trout Lake Family Concert

Children friendly - open gym - family concert hosted by Trout Lake Community Centre!

Vancouver | Trout Lake Community Centre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Music

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 12:30 am to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Critical Ideas: Object-Oriented Performance Practices

Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Lecture | Free

KDocs Presents: Girl Unbound

This is the story of a young woman, known as Genghis Khan, who is doing that today...

Surrey | Kwantlen Polytechnic University | 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film | Free

RDSP parent information night

An opportunity for you to treat yourself to dinner and have an opportunity to come and hear about RDSPs and ask all of your burning questions. I have arranged for Calvin Warneke Investment Funds Advisor From Worldsource Financial Management Inc

Surrey | Ricky's Family Restaurants | 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Gallery Opening: Into the Arctic

Join Vancouver Civic Theatres and the Vancouver Maritime Museum for the public gallery opening of Cory Trépanier’s exhibit, Into the Arctic. The evening will also feature live entertainment, light snacks, and a cash bar

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

A Special Pre-Tu B'Shevat Family Shabbat Dinner

Join us for a fun and delicious dinner celebrating Tu B'Shevat

Vancouver | Community Kollel | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Family | Free

Hip-Hop Dance Classes

Hip Hop Dance Classe(s) ft. Rare Candies Dance Team

Vancouver | 1745 W 4th Ave | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Jeremy Tardif Band Live at the Shed

Come out Friday January 26th to party with us and the Jeremy Tardif Band

Langley | The Water Shed Arts Cafe | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Tyler the Creator with Vince Staples & Taco

Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known by his stage name Tyler, the Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 6:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

La Belle Provence Dinner Class

Relax and let the scents and flavours of la belle Provence whisk you off to France. Where the herbs are grown fresh and the food is tantalizing, Chef Kristoff exceeds expectations in his art of french cuisine

Maple Ridge | Golden Ears Cheesecrafters | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Davey Boy Smith Jr Seminar

2 hour Seminar with current New Japan Wrestling Star Davey Boy Smith Jr.

Surrey | All Star Wrestling | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Sports

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:35 pm | Theatre

Hollow Twin with guests Porteau and Little Crow

Hollow Twin is dark folk rock based in Vancouver, BC. The band is fronted by Emmalee Watts and Becky Wosk who bonded over their old souls and love of classic mu…sic (Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, Heart)

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: It’s Dark Outside - The Last Great Hunt

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Meeting - Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe (Australia)

In this riveting display, Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe share the stage with 64 robotic percussion instruments. The gadgets chime, tap, click and shuffle while the humans move and speak in response

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Divers Social - Cave Exploration and Diving in Mexico

Divers of Vancouver, We have invited Natalie L Gibb, cave explorer, to speak on January 26th, 2018. This will be a diver's social. We will have a reception and drinks on either side of an incredible presentation about the underworld of Mexico

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Endings - Tamara Saulwick (Australia)

Amidst a vast black space, a light traces the outlines of objects and bodies: an old-style record player, a reel-to-reel recorder, a singer and his guitar, and creator and performer Tamara Saulwick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers - A Male Stripper Parody And Improv Comedy Show. A Show for all genders 19+ only

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

The Vancouver Chamber Choir. Rivers of Light: Choral Explorations I with Timothy Shantz

Our guest conductor for this concert is Timothy Shantz from Calgary, where he is the music director of Spiritus Chamber Choir and Luminous Voices, as well as Chorus Master for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Vancouver | Dunbar Ryerson United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Theatre series: Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey turns tradition on its head, packing a potent punch of Hip Hop politics, dance, poetry, comedy, circus, striptease and song

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

MGB (Matt Mitchell/Gordon Grdina/Jim Black)

Complex, intricate, idiosyncratic, and rockin'—those are the adjectives that best describe this cross-border collaboration between Vancouver guitarist Gordon Grdina, and New York’s Matt Mitchell piano, and Jim Black drums

Vancouver | Western Front | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Tribute to Django Reinhardt

Blending swing and Roma musical traditions into jazz melodies made Belgian-born Django Reinhardt a legend in Europe and eventually, around the world

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

I’m Not Here. Theatre Club

Doireann is here and she wants to check if a few things are working. She’s going to be doing a couple of songs, a couple of poems, and maybe a few stories. She’s going to be doing a duet with her brother. He’s not here. She’s here. You’re here

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Joseph Keckler

Vocal virtuoso, charming raconteur, master prose stylist—Joseph Keckler is all the above and more. This artistically ambidextrous performer can boast so many talents it’s a wonder he’s so modest

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Performing Arts

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Passion Pit

Passion Pit has announced plans for a 2018 North American headline tour to start the new year

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: HinkyPunk - Fakeknot (Canada)

Striking, subversive and gorgeous to behold, Ralph Escamillan’s dance spectacular has its creator decked out in “sequin skin”—a layer of shiny ornamentation that serves to mask and reveal all at once

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Performing Arts

LUSH

TURU Presents LUSH. A night focused on the smooth, melodic and emotive side of underground electronic music

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

12th Planet #StereotypeFridays

Dubstep pioneer and leader of SMOG Records, 12th Planet makes his return to Vancouver for the ‘Sooo Sick Tour’!

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Deorro by Solid

Panda Funk mastermind Deorro makes his Vancouver return at the Harbour Event Centre!

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Talk Felty To Me: Season's End

Goodbye Sesame Street, hello Commercial Drive! Who needs skin when you've got felt?

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

January 27, 2018

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Krav Maga Force

Krav Maga Force™ Is a modern self-defense system designed to address and defend against present day street assaults and confrontations

Richmond | Premier Martial Arts | 7:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

6th Annual Swing Summit Winter Retreat 2018

Welcome to the Sixth Annual 2018 Swing Summit Winter Retreat

Abbotsford | Suburban Swing Abbotsford | 7:30 am to 11:00 pm | Dance

Boobs & Berries Beach Bonanza!

Looking for a tropical beach getaway this winter? Join Boobs & Berries for our Beach Bonanza! We've got an indoor beach for our party, so it'll be fun in the sand with the heat cranked! Bring your beach wear!

Richmond | 6pack Indoor Beach Volleyball | 8:30 am to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 11:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Missions Fest 2018

Missions Fest Vancouver is part of Missions Fest International and highlights global mission opportunities, showcases over 230 international Christian organizations, and features world class speakers within the context of over 100 seminars

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Flea Market

Clean out your cupboards or find yourself a great bargain!

Burnaby | Confederation Community Centre | 9:30 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Paint Anything - Drop in Painting

Visit our studio in downtown Langley for a relaxed painting experience

Langley | Zealous Art | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver Aquarium Diver's Weekend 2018

For the last three years, GUE-BC has been an attendee of Diver's Weekend sponsored by the Vancouver Aquarium. It is a great opportunity for divers to meet people associated with the dive industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Cineplex Family Favourites - Saturdays

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99

Vancouver | Cineplex Theatres | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

CAG Family Day - Textile Collage

On the last Saturday of each month, the CAG invites all ages to drop-in for short exhibition tours and free art-making activities that respond to our current exhibitions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sheepskin Tanning

Join us for a weekend of epic skilling-up and deep nature immersion in this sheepskin tanning workshop

Langley | Laurica Farm | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Workshop

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 12:30 am to 10:30 pm | Performing Arts

Carnaval Toonie Skate

Come celebrate French culture with ice skating at Bill Copeland!

Burnaby | Bill Copeland Sports Centre | 12:30 am to 3:00 pm | Sports

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:35 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Choreographic Study with Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe

The relentless counting robotic percussion that governs movement to extreme levels of detail and accuracy in MEETING is the departing point for this master class in finely tuned physical and mental agency

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Ghost Spring opening reception & performances

A two-person show by Dilara Akay and Derya Akay looking at funeral practices within their own family in Turkey, passing down information from one generation to the next

Vancouver | grunt gallery | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Addressing White Supremacy, Fascism & Oppression in the DTES

We stand with reconciliation, reparations, equity, autonomy, self governancy and justice for all indigenous peoples.

Vancouver | Carnegie Community Centre | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Ruined

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Last Great Hunt. It’s Dark Outside

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Endings. Tamara Saulwick (Australia)

Amidst a vast black space, a light traces the outlines of objects and bodies: an old-style record player, a reel-to-reel recorder, a singer and his guitar, and creator and performer Tamara Saulwick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

Theatre series. Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Sleeping Beauty Dreams by Amaranta Leyva

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 4:00 pm to 5:35 pm | Theatre

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Place des Arts: A Celebration of Robbie Burns Supper and Concert

Join us for our annual celebration of Scotland's National Bard, Robbie Burns!

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Peking Duk

Grab your mates & join us when Aussie Duo, Peking Duk, take over Venue for a special LIVE performance!

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: It’s Dark Outside - The Last Great Hunt

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Meeting - Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe (Australia)

In this riveting display, Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe share the stage with 64 robotic percussion instruments. The gadgets chime, tap, click and shuffle while the humans move and speak in response

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Endings - Tamara Saulwick (Australia)

Amidst a vast black space, a light traces the outlines of objects and bodies: an old-style record player, a reel-to-reel recorder, a singer and his guitar, and creator and performer Tamara Saulwick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Hollywood Harv Live: Bakwaas - Outrageous Desi Comedy

River Rock Casino Resort & A-Town Presents: Bakwaas - Outrageous Desi Comedy

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

UNITE Full Moon Celebration

Join Shine & Kristall & community for an evening of connection, playfulness, & joy! The fun begins around 7pm with community connection, music, & amazing food

Vancouver | Near Jericho Beach | 7:07 pm to 1:11 am | Party

L'Elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love)

Donizetti’s stirring love story and hilarious comedy. Featuring Ying Fang, one of the most gifted sopranos of her generation, making her role debut as Adina

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Opera

Stephen Fearing - Every Soul’s a Sailor Tour with guest Oh Susanna

Stephen Fearing is a Canadian folk singer-songwriter. In addition to his solo career, Fearing was one of the founding members of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, along with Colin Linden and Tom Wilson

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Wallows

North American Winter Tour 2018

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Lions Gate Sinfonia: Mozart's Birthday!

What a coincidence it is for Sinfonia to perform an All-Mozart concert on Wolfgang’s 262nd birthday!

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 6:50 pm | Music

First Aid Kit With Guests Van William

Folk duo from Sweden return to Vancouver

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:55 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Good Lovelies with special guest Desirée Dawson

Juno winners the Good Lovelies (Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough, Sue Passmore) showcase their distinctive folk-pop style. With winsome songwriting and impeccable vocals, the three best friends deliver a winning performance with just a pinch of sass!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

One-Page Score Project with the Plastic Acid Orchestra

A series of new, one-page, graphic scores come to life in the hands of the Plastic Acid Orchestra and guest conductor Giorgio Magnanensi

Vancouver | Pyatt Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

Theatre series: Misery

The suspenseful thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kitty Nights' 10th Anniversary Spectacular!

Kitty Nights Burlesque celebrates an outstanding 10 years of fabulous, award-winning entertainment in Vancouver! Special surprises are in store as we look back on a DECADE of incredible fun!

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Show

Hot Brown Honey

Hot Brown Honey turns tradition on its head, packing a potent punch of Hip Hop politics, dance, poetry, comedy, circus, striptease and song

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Annual USA/Canada Night! - Laser Tag & Sushi

Join us as we spend a yet another wonderful Saturday night with Jewish students from the Rohr Center for Jewish Life-Chabad in Bellingham, serving Western Washington University!

Richmond | Planet Lazer | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Featuring Salsa, Bachata & Merengue lesson & Latin Music with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 0:30 am | Dance

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events - Pi Theatre

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters By David French

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers a male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A Show for all genders… 19+ only

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

I’m Not Here. Theatre Club

Doireann is here and she wants to check if a few things are working. She’s going to be doing a couple of songs, a couple of poems, and maybe a few stories. She’s going to be doing a duet with her brother. He’s not here. She’s here. You’re here

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Musically Speaking - Fantastique!

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts an exciting concert that features the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra on stage with the VSO to perform the incredible Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Day Trippers by Blue Light Sessions and JumpAttack Records

The Day Trippers are a Vancouver based Beatles tribute band that transport you back to the touring days of the early 1960s. The band embodies the exuberance of the early 1960’s spirit that the Beatles brought to the stage

Vancouver | Blue Light Studio | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Music

Galaxion : 80s Dance & Gamer Party

Galaxion only happens once or twice a year ... invite everyone you know and re-share this event!

Vancouver | Hindenburg | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Joseph Keckler

Vocal virtuoso, charming raconteur, master prose stylist—Joseph Keckler is all the above and more. This artistically ambidextrous performer can boast so many talents it’s a wonder he’s so modest

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Performing Arts

Matt Mays with guest Dustin Bentall

Matt Mays is a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter and was the lead singer of Matt Mays & El Torpedo, a rock music group based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and New York City

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Virtu

Receiving support from the likes of Dyro, Gareth Emery, Thomas Gold, to name a few, VIRTU brings his infections melodies to Venue for his Vancouver Debut!

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music | Free

Beautiful Swimmers - All Night Long!

Vancouver. Good news! Our favourite DJ duo will be returning to Vancouver for an All Night Long set in the Celebrities Underground

Vancouver | Celebrities Underground | 10:00 pm to 2:30 am | Music

Yan Zombie - Shiny Things - PUAR - Dj Cure - TRU

The Deeps presents Yan Zombie

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 10:00 pm to 3:30 am | Party

Noncompliant at Open Studios

Proper is proud to present Noncompliant at Open Studios

Vancouver | Open Studios | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Shakespeare After Dark - The Bard Improvised And Twisted

Shakespeare After Dark is the highbrow fusion of Shakespeare served with a side of improvisational mischief

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

January 28, 2018

Sun

Krav Maga Force

Krav Maga Force™ Is a modern self-defense system designed to address and defend against present day street assaults and confrontations

Richmond | Premier Martial Arts | 7:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

6th Annual Swing Summit Winter Retreat 2018

Welcome to the Sixth Annual 2018 Swing Summit Winter Retreat

Abbotsford | Suburban Swing Abbotsford | 7:30 am to 11:00 pm | Dance

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Missions Fest 2018

Missions Fest Vancouver is part of Missions Fest International and highlights global mission opportunities, showcases over 230 international Christian organizations, and features world class speakers within the context of over 100 seminars

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop.

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver Aquarium Diver's Weekend 2018

For the last three years, GUE-BC has been an attendee of Diver's Weekend sponsored by the Vancouver Aquarium. It is a great opportunity for divers to meet people associated with the dive industry

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

All Dressed in White Bridal Show

All Dressed in White Bridal Show is a refreshing alternative to the traditional bridal show, showcasing a handpicked collection of unique vendors for the creative and stylish couple

Surrey | Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel | 10:00 am to 2:30 pm | Show

דלת הקסמים- מחזמר לילדים Magic Door - Musical for children

דלת הקסמים- מחזמר לילדים ממיטב שירי נורית הירש הילדה מיכל מנסה להשיג מתנה מקורית ומיוחדת ליום ההולדת של אמה, ויוצאת למסע לממלכת הצלילים בעזרת חבריה- דמויות משיריה של נורית הירש, אותם היא פוגשת בדרך.

Vancouver | Israeli Culture Jccgv | 11:00 am to 12:30 am | Kids

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Workshop: Sensitizer with Britt Hatzius

A workshop in sensitizing our senses. In guiding and being guided, it follows some of the premises of Britt Hatzius‘s Blind Cinema in its collaborative effort in imagination, shared trust and how we might join in someone else’s experience of perceiving di

Vancouver | The Post at 750 | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Workshop

Playdate with Elsa

Come join us for a play date with Elsa! Tickets are $30 /child and includes a 2 hour play date full of crafts, songs, stories and more

Pitt Meadows | Little Savages Consignment | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Kids

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Sheepskin Tanning

Join us for a weekend of epic skilling-up and deep nature immersion in this sheepskin tanning workshop

Langley | Laurica Farm | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Workshop

Sleeping Beauty Dreams

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 1:00 pm to 2:35 pm | Theatre

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hyack Festival Association 2018 President's Tea

The tea will be hosted by 2018 Hyack President Bryn Ward

New Westminster | Dunwood Place Lounge | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Festival

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Events

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Performing Arts

I’m Not Here. Theatre Club

Doireann is here and she wants to check if a few things are working. She’s going to be doing a couple of songs, a couple of poems, and maybe a few stories. She’s going to be doing a duet with her brother. He’s not here. She’s here. You’re here

Vancouver | The Cultch | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: The Last Great Hunt. It’s Dark Outside

This all-family show, from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, takes the Western genre and turns it on its head, recasting the lone hero as a lonely old man with dementia

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm | Performing Arts

Murder by the Book by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King

Crisp, witty, exchanges of dialogue fill this inventive British thriller...

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Endings. Tamara Saulwick (Australia)

Amidst a vast black space, a light traces the outlines of objects and bodies: an old-style record player, a reel-to-reel recorder, a singer and his guitar, and creator and performer Tamara Saulwick

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Performing Arts

VSO Chamber Players - Mozart, Plus

The extraordinary musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra step off the Orpheum stage and into the intimate, state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall in the VSO School of Music to perform some of the greatest chamber music ever written

Vancouver | Vancouver Symphony School of Music | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

Playdate with Ariel

Come join us for a play date with Ariel!! Tickets are $30 /child and includes a 2 hour play date full of crafts, songs, stories and more

Pitt Meadows | Little Savages Consignment | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Kids

CAG Sunday Afternoon Tours

Join CAG Visitor Coordinator, Jocelyn Statia for a free tour of the current exhibitions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Sleeping Beauty Dreams by Amaranta Leyva

A contemporary look at this classic tale, Mexico City's Marionetas de la Esquina's humorous storytelling and whimsical puppetry awaken this sleeping princess as never before

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 4:00 pm to 5:35 pm | Theatre

Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café at Vancouver Aquarium - Dine Out Pop-up

Back by popular demand, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Pop-Up Café returns for a second year during Dine Out Vancouver

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Food / Wine

Good Lovelies

Winners of the 2010 Juno Award for Roots Album of the Year and 4-time winners at the Canadian Folk Music Awards, the Good Lovelies have been busy making waves worldwide

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Ian Maksin unique cello

Get your dose of pure magic with world-acclaimed cellist, composer and multi-lingual vocalist Ian Maksin during his West Coast touch-and-go on his world tour!

Vancouver | Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Venus and Adonis

Players and Singers' Venus and Adonis is a gender-playful production of the earliest surviving British opera. This ground-breaking work was composed in 1683 by John Blow, with Anne Kingsmill as librettist

Vancouver | The Ballroom at Hycroft | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Opera

Hamed Homayoun Live In Vancouver

Iranian-born Seyyed Hamed Mahmoodzadeh, known as Hamed Homayoun, started music lessons at an early age, and quickly mastered the guitar and piano

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

January 29, 2018

Mon

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Indigenous Social Media Literacy by First Sky Media Group

In this four hour introduction to indigenous social media content and management, we will open the conversation on ethics, appropriation, voice, campaigns and approaching effective communications through modern social media applications

Vancouver | 87 E Pender Street | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Workshop

in Yoga & Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Parent Advocacy What you NeedToKnow 2 support your child with LD

Parent Advocacy for Dyslexia and other learning Disabilities hosted by LDAFS and Dyslexia BC. Q and A session after the seminar

Surrey | Surrey Public Library | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

INDIE Monday Film Series: The Big Sick

Based on a true story, Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (playing himself) and grad student Emily Gardner (Zoe Kazan) fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Canadian Health Care Challenges Through the Jewish Lens

Please join us for an informative evening with a panel of medical experts

Vancouver | Community Kollel | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Braiding Sweetgrass: Spartacus Book Club

This January, the Spartacus Book Club will be discussing "Braiding Sweetgrass" by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Vancouver | Spartacus Books | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

Loving Vincent

On July 27, 1890, a gaunt figure stumbled down a drowsy high street at twilight in the small French country town of Auvers. The man was carrying nothing; his hands clasped to a fresh bullet wound leaking blood from his belly...

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 10:15 pm | Film

Kundalini Dance - The 4 Elements

Dance to celebrate who you are as an individual and as part of the whole. Embrace your depth and align with the frequency of ecstatic wholeness and interconnectedness. Dance for freedom, unity and whole-being integration

Vancouver | Dharmalab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Film

Ricky Gervais: Humanity

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, singer, and musician

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

North Shore Classics - Fantastique!

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts an exciting concert to perform the incredible Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz, and VSO Principal Oboe (and Music Director of the VYSO) Roger Cole soloing in the Oboe Concerto of Richard Strauss

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Venus and Adonis

Players and Singers' Venus and Adonis is a gender-playful production of the earliest surviving British opera. This ground-breaking work was composed in 1683 by John Blow, with Anne Kingsmill as librettist

Vancouver | The Ballroom at Hycroft | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Opera

January 30, 2018

Tue

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Teacher's Night Out - January 2018

Enjoy free access to explore our engaging exhibit galleries during Teachers' Night Out! Access quality resources and network with colleagues at this evening just for you

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture | Free

The Full Light of Day. Work in development open rehearsal

See work in development at this open rehearsal January 30, 2018. The Full Light of Day will premiere at the Vancouver Playhouse in January 2019

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Film Series. History History History

At the centre of Deborah Pearson’s show is a Soviet-sponsored sports comedy. Released in the 1950s, it became tied to a political uprising that made a mark on world history

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Noor Dance Winter Session - Vancouver

These courses will be taught by Dani and Maki. Each level will get a few weeks with each instructor. You will learn 1 choreography per session. There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of session

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Life Drawing in the Gallery

The ACT Art Gallery is offering a unique guided approach to figure drawing during Roger Luko’s exhibition Line Paint Clay

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Canucks vs. Avalanche at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Ricky Gervais: Humanity

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, singer, and musician

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Topdog/Underdog

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Wombats With guests Blaenavon and Future Feats

The Wombats are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 2003. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Matthew Murphy, drummer Dan Haggis and bassist Tord Øverland Knudsen and has been since its inception

Vancouver | Venue Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Dublin Oldschool. Project Arts Centre (Ireland)

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts, he stumbles across his brother Daniel, an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Tuesdays at Celebrities #CelebsTues

All year round, Tuesdays are packed with party animals

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

January 31, 2018

Wed

Free Ice Skating at Robson Square

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun

Vancouver | Robson Square | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Exhibitions at Place des Arts

Drop by for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine at the opening reception for three new shows: Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 9:00 am to 9:00 pm | Exhibition

The A.S.S Class with Michelle Kuhnreich

The Absolutely Sleek & Solid (A.S.S.). Class is a journey through the elongation and toning of your lower body muscles

West Vancouver | RYU Apparel Inc | 9:30 am to 10:30 am | Active Life / Health

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Transference - exhibition

Transference incorporates the works of five artists - Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, Colin Lyons and Kathleen Ritter

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! During this special feature, guests will first follow a mythical dragon as they soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery

Vancouver | FlyOver Canada | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories

Join us for the opening reception of Molly Lamb Bobak: Talk of the Town & Julie McIntyre: Travel Stories at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Industry Series. Morning Briefing

The essential session to get up to speed with the PuSh Assembly Industry Series. Meet our international delegations and visiting artists gathered for the final week of the Festival

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Lecture

Yaohan Centre Chinese New Year Flower Market

A visit to the Yaohan Centre Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of Chinese New Year

Richmond | Yaohan Centre Flower Markets | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Family

Better Balance Workout for Seniors

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 12:00 am to 12:45 am | Active Life / Health

CAG Exhibition: Brent Wadden: Two Scores

Two Scores is a solo exhibition of ambitious new work by Vancouver-based artist Brent Wadden, his first in a public institution.

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Industry Series. Keynote: Marcus Youssef

Bombast! Apocalypse! Clickbait! Live Performance in the Endless End Days

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks

A modern fable of battling brothers. African-American brothers Lincoln and Booth - birth names given as a joke that sets up an intense rivalry - share a seedy, one-room apartment and are looking for easy money in cards...

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Jitters

Backstage nerves hit a Hilarious high note. Four actors, a director, a playwright, and one grand dream of Broadway-bound success.

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Reassembled, Slightly Askew

An audacious melding of art and science, this multidisciplinary adventure is a head-trip in the literal sense. The survivor of a medically induced coma and acquired brain injury, creator Shannon Yee presents a chance for us to live through her medical jou

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Industry Series. Pitch Session

Eight selected applicants give a 10-minute pitch of their new and upcoming projects to an audience of producers, artistic directors, festival curators, presenters and programmers

Vancouver | CBC Studio 700 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth

Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Games Night

Join your fellow campus gamers on Wednesday January 31 for a night of board games and fun! Select "going" on this event to be entered to win a board game of your choice (up to the value of $50)

Vancouver | UBC Bookstore | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Party | Free

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: Blind Cinema - Britt Hatzius (England/Germany)

From theatre artist Britt Hatzius, here’s a chance to see the world through someone else’s eyes. Audience members are seated in a theatre, with a row of children behind them, and together they experience a movie

Vancouver | Vancity Theatre | 5:00 pm to 5:40 pm | Film

Women's Maker Meet Up

We have noticed in MakerLabs HQ that we have a lack of female members here making and we would love to change that because women are amazing!

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Essentials of Landscape Design

Spring is just around corner, so it’s time to start thinking about garden design

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Foxconn Frequency (no. 3): For three visible Chinese performers

Wildly eccentric and marked by an infectious sense of play, this is a deconstructive take on piano pedagogy, manufacturing ethics, and the relationship between labour and sound

Vancouver | Performance Works | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

New Year, New Goals - Goal Setting Workshop Thurlow

Have you started your goals for 2018? Do you need to be held accountable for the goals you set? Do you want to accomplish your 2018 goals? if you answered yes to all of those questions then join us in store for a goal setting, keeping, and accountability

Vancouver | 805 Thurlow Street | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

Winter 2018 Bellydance classes with Tamara

Start the year off with a technique intensive 6 week session with Tamara. We will be working with taking the basics to the next level, expanding your technical repertoire and focusing on smooth transitions through the evolution of movements

Burnaby | Dancin Stars | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance

Gallery Sessions - George T Montebruno

Coming from a family of music lovers and musicians, and being the youngest of 7 siblings, George grew up in Montreal surrounded by music at all times. From Classical to The Beatles

New Westminster | Centennial Lodge The Gallery at Queen's Park | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Music

Downtown Public Space & Public Life Study (Winter Edition)

Volunteer for the Places for People Downtown. Public Space & Public Life Study

Vancouver | UBC Robson Square | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival: King Arthur's Night

Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in this tale of love, honour and war

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:50 pm | Theatre

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen

In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90’s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek within us all

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Specials - Classical Mystery Tour: The Music of the Beatles

The four musicians in Classical Mystery Tour look and sound just like The Beatles, but Classical Mystery Tour is more than just a rock concert

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Comedy Experience

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for another round of monthly medieval merriment (and snacks!) - it’s the critical hit show!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dublin Oldschool. Project Arts Centre (Ireland)

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts, he stumbles across his brother Daniel, an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

SHIT

What about the women with the foul mouths and the weathered faces? What about the women who spit, fight, swear, hurt, and steal? What do they have to say?

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Full Moon Gathering by Adri Creative

Come gather and set intentions with the Full Moon. We'll be exploring how to work with the magic of the Full Moon to let go of what no longer serves us through journaling and simple meditation

North Vancouver | Distrikt Movement | 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Ice Skating Night/Soirée Patinoire

Bonsoir à tous ! UBC FRSA présente : Soirée patinoire ! Hello everyone ! UBC FRSA presents : Ice Skating Night !

Vancouver | Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Sports | Free

RUTS debuts The Devil Room

Reuptrippyshit Debuts The Devil Room At Celebrities Nightclub

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 11:00 pm to 11:50 pm | Dance