7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 2

Jan 1 2018, 12:15 am

The new year is in full swing, so get into the groove with our checklist of 7 things to do in Vancouver today, January 2. Vancouver Canucks, Throwdown TheatreSports Festival, and more.

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

Vancouver Canucks versus Anaheim Ducks

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Bev Ellis | Art Exhibition

  • What: Bev Ellis’ installation is an exploration of relationships, identity and isolation. Ellis transforms clay to mimic tree bark and contemplates human emotions of vulnerability, imperfection and raw beauty through nature. Clay allows Ellis to represent texture in captivating forms. She will also be holding an artist talk on January 17, 2018 at 12:15 pm.
  • When: Now to February 23, 2018
  • Time: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm
  • Where: CityScape Community Art Space – 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver

Underneath the Harlem Moon featuring Krystle Dos Santos

  • What: “Underneath The Harlem Moon’ is a Smokey Soul-era Harlem cabaret curated and produced by Krystle Dos Santos. Each month features a variety of spoken word and vocal guests backed by the Harlem Moon band; Derek Di Filipo, Jonny Holisko, Jonny Tobin, and Mike Meroniuk.
  • When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: Guilt & Co. – 1 Alexander Street, Vancouver (Downstairs)
  • Admission: Pay what you can

Nature Story Time

  • What: Join Surrey Nature Centre by the cozy fire for nature story time. Stories will change each day.
  • When: Now to Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 am and 1:30 pm daily
  • Where: Surrey Nature Centre – 14225 Green Timbers Way, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Las Divas

  • What: From gritty blues to shimmery pop, Las Divas delivers a high energy performance that offers something for music lovers of all ages.
  • When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Revel Room – 238 Abbott Street, Vancouver

Throwdown International TheatreSports Festival

  • What: Vancouver TheatreSports rocks the laughs with its annual improv celebration, Throwdown International TheatreSports Festival. Throwdown welcomes TheatreSports teams from around the world for head-to-head matches with each other and local teams comprised of VTSL’s top improvisers.
  • When: Tuesday, January 2 to Sunday, January 21, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Final Hurrah Closing Party At the Backstage Lounge

  • What: The Backstage Lounge, one of Vancouver’s longest standing live music venues, is closing its doors for good. Celebrate 38 years of live music on Granville Island and the clearing of the liquor cabinet with the help of funk, R&B and soul band, The Phonix and DJ Niña Mendoza!
  • When: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15
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