7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 16

Jan 11 2018, 5:51 pm

January is speeding by, so slow down and enjoy a great event in Vancouver today.

From PuSH International Performing Arts Festival to The Chorus Screening and Book Launch, here are seven things to do today, January 16.

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

  • What: PuSh Festival’s 14th edition will bring together artists from 11 countries, offering its distinctive fare of novel, boundary-pushing performance arts shows. With as many as 28 Main Stage and Club PuSh shows as well as numerous other performing arts and industry events, this year’s festival offers a lot to munch on.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16 to Sunday, February 4, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Select venues all across Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online or contact PuSh Festival Audience Services. Passes from $20-$236; prices for single tickets are listed on show pages.


  • What: RED FANG returns to Vancouver to celebrate their Only Ghosts album. Featuring special guests We Hunt Buffalo.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Black Boys

  • What: 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.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Cultch Historic Theatre – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $22-$49

Waterfront Chats – Business Resolutions Roundtable

  • What: Get a jump start on your business goals and resolutions for the New Year with Small Business BC’s Business Resolutions Roundtable Meetup Event. Connect with other small business owners to discuss your main goals and key metrics for 2018. Get insights and feedback from your fellow entrepreneurs on how you can best execute your plans to meet your objectives.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 to 6:30 pm
  • Where: Small Business BC Suite 54 – 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $10

How to Make Nut Milks at Home

  • What: Zach Berman and Ryan Slater, founders of the Juice Truck, will introduce their new book on juices, smoothies, nut milks and living a plant based life, and demo how to make your own nut milks at home. They will be joined by Colin Medhurst, co-author of The Juice Truck cookbook and co-founder of Feed Life and Blue Heron Creamery.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Whole Foods Market – 925 Main Street, West Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

A Journey to Understand and Save the Person of the Forest

  • What: Leif Cocks, founder and president of The Orangutan Project, speaks about his experiences with orangutans, some of the challenges facing the species, and what TOP is doing to save the orangutan.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library-Central Branch – Alice MacKay Room – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

The Chorus: Screening and Book Launch

  • What: Cineworks and Western Front present the debut of The Chorus, a new work of contemporary-artist cinema by Dan Starling.  Figured as a marginalized representative of  “the people”, the wandering chorus of ancient Greece enters the structures of contemporary fiction through Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith. By way of narrative insertion, Starling probes the decline and eventual dismissal of the chorus from epic drama.
  • When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm
  • Where: The Cinematheque – 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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