7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, January 23

Jan 22 2020, 3:30 pm

Thursday events are aplenty in Vancouver. From Amber Liu to Noises Off, here are seven things to do around the city on January 23.

Have fun!

For more things happening around town, be sure to check out our events section.

Amber Liu

What: Rapper, singer, and songwriter Amber Liu, known for her work with South Korean girl group f(x), brings Tour X to Vancouver along with guests Meg & Dia and Justice Carradine.

When: 
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Noises Off

What: Arts Club presents Michael Frayn’s Noises Off, a farcical look at the rehearsal process with a group of actors before a performance of the British sex comedy Nothing On.

When: Various dates from January 23 until February 23, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage — 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Public Library Winter Used Book Sale

bearded man reading book with coffee

What: Vancouver Public Library is holding a huge used book sale from January 23 to January 25 at VPL’s main branch at 350 West Georgia Street. The sale will also feature DVDs, CDs and other media among the offerings. All sales are final, and attendees are asked to bring their own bags to carry their new finds home in. Prices start at just 50 cents for some items, and $2 for hardcovers. Anything that remains unsold by Saturday will be half price.

When: January 23 to 25, 2020
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Smash Comedy Festival

What: Produced by Nasty Women Comedy, the second Smash Comedy Festival is a three-day comedy festival spotlighting Vancouver’s women/trans/femme/plus performers. Featuring sketch, improv, stand-up, drag, and more.

When: January 23 to 25, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Tickets: Online

Mama’s Boy

What: Award-winning and critically acclaimed comedian Mike Delamont presents Mama’s Boy, a comedic and tragic true story about a young boy raised by a single mother struggling with addiction her entire life.

When: January 23 to 24, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

Community Movie Night: Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation / Marvel Entertainment)

What: City Centre Community Centre hosts a free, all ages screening of Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse. Light refreshments will be provided to the attendees

When: January 23, 2020
Time: 7 pm

Where: City Centre Community Centre — 5900 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond
Admission: Free

The Late Christopher Bean

What: Surrey Little Theatre presents The Late Christopher Bean, a comedic play about a family that discovers that a struggling artist who rented their room may have art that is posthumously valuable. Misunderstandings, greed and comedy take place as the family gathers the paintings that may be worth a fortune.

When: Various dates from now until February 22, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Surrey Little Theatre — 7027 184 Street, Surrey
Tickets: Online