What: Maverick Flemish choreographer Jan Martens takes the most clichéd theme in dance – the relationship between a man and a woman – and distils it into an intensely physical, intimate duet depicting all-consuming love.
Where: The Dance Centre – 677 Davie Street, Vancouver,
When: From Wednesday, January 18 to Friday, January 20, at 8 pm
What: Incite is a free, bi-monthly reading series presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest and Vancouver Public Library. Did you resolve to read more poetry in 2017? Start the year off right with readings from four fine poets.
Where: CBC Studio 700 – 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: This class is a must if you’re looking to cook delicious heart warming home meal and save money! Learn how to make chicken stock, lentils and smoked ham soup, and chicken coq au vin, then enjoy the meal with some wine afterwards.
Where: The Uncommon Cafe, 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
What: A stylish and darkly humorous buddy cop drama celebrating two of Vancouver’s unsung pioneers – the city’s first female police officers, sent to deal with a ‘female morality issue’ on the Downtown Eastside in 1912.
Where: Firehall Arts Centre — 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
When: From Wednesday, January 18 to Saturday, January 28, times vary according to date