What: Learn all the basics of making cold process (and vegetarian) soap with salt! You’ll go step by step through the process to safely mix oils and lye, to create long lasting bars of natural, handmade soap. Great for beginners.
Where: Homestead Junction – 649 E Hastings St, Vancouver
What: Hailing from the gritty industrial outpost of Hamilton, Ontario, the Arkells have notched up four Juno Awards and a gold record on their sweat-rusted belts, proving there’s still a place for passionate, no-bullshit rock ‘n’ soul in the mainstream.
Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver
When:Wednesday, February 1, doors 7 pm, show at 8 pm
What: If you’re looking to laugh your way through the next two weeks, then here’s a festival for you. Watch improv teams from around the world compete for your giggles in knockout rounds based on suggestions from the audience.
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
When: FromWednesday, February 1, to Tuesday, February 14, times vary