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January, 2017

Celebrate what Vancouver and the rest of BC has to offer! Tap into the pulse of the city with arts and culture festivals, food events, and more.

Lunar New Year 2017 at Lonsdale Quay

1:00pm Saturday, January 28th to 4:00pm Saturday, January 28th Lonsdale Quay Market

Come celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Rooster on Saturday, January 28th at Lonsdale Quay Market! The celebrations start with a dumpling cooking demonstration hosted by Renee Chan from True Nosh (Registration required). At 2:00 PM enjoy the traditional Eye-Dotting Ceremony, followed by the Lion Dance, which starts in the Rotunda at 2pm. Keep an eye out for The God of Fortune who will be… more

Local Talks No.8: Food Business; What we know now but didn't know then.

6:30pm Tuesday, January 17th to 8:30pm Tuesday, January 17th The Aviary

Is a food business all it’s cracked up to be? Does owning a food business get easier over time? Join us, along side a few food entrepreneurs, each at a different stage in their business, as they compare notes and share their perspective on life as a small business owner. WITH: Lisa Skelton, The Wallflower & The Smallflower (est 2009) (Moderator) Naomi Arnaut, Say Hello Sweets (est 2016)… more

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada

See Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada back-to-back! FlyOver Canada is proud to bring back Flight of the Dragon. For a limited time, guests will get to experience Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada back-to-back for the regular FlyOver admission price! First, follow a mythical dragon as you soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery including the Great Wall… more

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster at Lougheed!

Lougheed will be welcoming the New Year with a vibrant drum performance by Cheondoong Performing Arts, dancing, martial arts, free Chinese calligraphy and a traditional Chinese Lion Dance. Guests will be treated to sweets, fortune cookies, and a lucky red envelope containing a $5 Lougheed gift card voucher (while supplies last, restrictions apply).

BC Place Stadium Tours - All-Access Experience

The BC Sports Hall of Fame is proud to present our All Access Experience providing an enhanced visit to the Hall of Fame including an exclusive behind the scenes tour of BC Place! The All Access Experience hits all the stadium highlights: - The Media lounge - The Premium Suite areas - The team locker rooms (when available) and - Access onto the field providing visitors with an amazing… more

Me and My Collection – Celebrating Expo 67 with Maurice Guibord

All Together Now contributor Maurice Guibord and curator Viviane Gosselin acknowledge the 50th anniversary of Expo 67 with insights, memories and collectables from this ground-breaking Canadian event. Did you attend Expo 67 – the world exposition in Montreal, held during Canada’s 100th anniversary? Join historian, All Together Now contributor and penultimate Expo-phile Maurice Guibord and… more

Shaw Shorts!

City Stage New West presents an evening of Shaw Shorts!, with How He Lied to Her Husband by George Bernard Shaw, and Love Letters to Mrs. Patrick Campbell, edited and arranged from historical correspondence between Shaw and Campbell by Renée Bucciarelli. Enter the Edwardian drawing room-and boxing ring-of George Bernard Shaw's How He Lied to Her Husband, brought sumptuously to life at the… more

Moms & Tots Workshops

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Main Street is hosting a series of Moms & Tots Workshops on Tuesdays from 11 am - noon. At each workshop, the kids will enjoy a two of the following activities: Story Telling, Dance, Creating Healthy Snacks, or Creative Crafts. Schedule: • January 10th - Dance + Create Your Own Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate • January 17th - Dance + Create Your Own Carrot Fries… more

Stayed On Freedom

7:30pm Saturday, January 28th to 10:00pm Saturday, January 28th St. Andrew's Wesley, 1012 Nelson St., Vancouver, B.C. V6E 4S7

Join us for the 6th Annual STAYED ON FREEDOM! A Musical Celebration of Black History Month. The evening will feature a rich tapestry of musical styles drawn from Black traditions. This concert is a co-production of The Marcus Mosely Chorale (Artistic director - Marcus Mosely, Choral Director - Darlene Ketchum, Musical Director - Bill Sample) and The City Soul Choir (director - Brian Tate) Aside… more

2017 LunarFest

12:00pm Friday, January 27th to 6:00pm Sunday, January 29th Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, 650 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6

Re-live the Olympic hype this January and help Canada bring home the gold at the LunarFest Rooster Winter Games! The Year of the Rooster in the lunar calendar is a year for courage, bravery, and hard work - do you have what it takes to reach the podium? 2017 LunarFest is back to celebrate the Lunar New Year like never before at this three day festival in downtown Vancouver. Join us for the… more


A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Warning! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity! A show for all genders... 19+ ONLY FRIDAY JAN 27 2017 8 PM $42.00 (Groups of 6+ $37.00) Tickets: A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, performs a… more


8:00pm Saturday, January 28th BELL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE 604 507 6355

A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Warning! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity! A show for all genders... 19+ ONLY SATURDAY JAN 28 2017 8 PM $42.00 TICKETS: A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, performs a sexylarious improv comedy… more


8:00pm Saturday, January 28th Bell Performing Arts Centre 604 507 6355

A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Warning! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity! A show for all genders... 19+ ONLY Saturday January 28 2017 at 8:00 PM Bell Performing Arts Centre 6250 144th Street Surrey BC V3X 1A1 $42.00 Tickets: A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast… more

The Boys are Back in Town!

8:00pm Friday, January 20th to 8:00pm Saturday, January 21st Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo make their anticipated return with a fresh batch of highbrow hilarity, January 20 and 21, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash hit! Brimming with breathtaking artistry and rampant sauciness, the cross-dressing company have been making audiences laugh for more than 40 years with their affectionately irreverent… more

Cuisine & Confessions

8:00pm Wednesday, January 25th to 2:00pm Sunday, January 29th Vancouver Playhouse

Théâtre la Seizième is pleased to welcome back internationally-renowned, Montreal-based theatre company Les 7 Doigts (The 7 Fingers) for six performances of Cuisine & Confessions from Wednesday, January 25 to Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Vancouver Playhouse. The creators behind Séquence 8 return to Vancouver with a delicious medley of theatre, dance, and… more

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