7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 22

Jan 19 2019, 3:36 am

Dining, storytelling, music and more. Whatever you’re in the mood for, here is our rundown of seven things to do in Vancouver today, January 22!

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

Italian Brewery & Culinary Tour

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What: Hop on with Vancouver Brewery Tours to celebrate the best of Italian culture, cuisine and craft beer. Part of Dine Out Vancouver.

When: January 22, January 25, January 26, January 29, February 1, February 2, 2019
Time: 3:45 to 7:30 pm
Where: Meet Inside Waterfront Station, 601 West Cordova, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $99

Ehnes Quartet

What: Canadian superstar violinist James Ehnes brings his string quartet to Vancouver. Joining Ehnes is Amy Schwartz Moretti, violins, Richard O’Neill, viola, and Edward Arron, cello. The programme features Mozartian elegance and Schubertian lyricism, via the modern dynamism of music by Janáček.

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where:The Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $55. $60 at the door, $15 for students at the door

Book Launch: Minerva’s Owl by Carol Matthews

What: For 45 years, Carol Matthews has worked as an educator, writer, researcher, as a voice for social justice, and an advocate for the arts and non-profit sectors. Author of four memoirs, her latest is Minerva’s Owl. Part grief memoir, part love story, this account is an exploration of how bereavement after a long-term marriage, can be experienced as part of an ongoing relationship.

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Massy Books – 229 E. Georgia St., Vancouver
Admission: Free

The Story Collider: Kinship

What: The Story Collider features entertaining, true stories about science. Performances by Kayla Glynn, Hilary Agro, Juan Jose Alava, Matt Loeb, and JD Kennedy. Hosted by Glynn and Josh Silberg.

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15

Philip J. Deloria – The Gifts of Fringe Speaker Series

What: Join Dr. Philip J Deloria, Professor of History at Harvard University, for a keynote address on the comparative and connective histories of Indigenous peoples in a global context. In this lecture, Deloria will discuss the “fringe” art of Mary Sully, a Dakota Sioux artist from the 1930s, whose unique portfolio of work is largely unknown and unexplored in relation to the aesthetic currents of American, European and Indigenous modernisms. Deloria will offer a close reading of Sully’s work through the lenses of modernism, Dakota women’s aesthetics and the American Indian politics of the 1930s. An open discussion, facilitated by Karrmen Crey, will follow.

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery – 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Members $12,  General Admission $15, Students and Seniors $10

Nada Community Yoga

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What: Nada offers in-store community yoga classes. Vinyasa/flow classes will be offered on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings. This is an all-levels class, suitable for every age and ability.

When: Every Tuesday and Saturday until January 29, 2019
Time: 8:30 to 9:30 pm (Tuesdays), 8 to 9 am (Saturday)
Where: Nada – 675 East Broadway, Vancouver
Admission: Free but donations are encouraged. All proceeds are split between the instructor and Nada’s current 1% for the Planet partner.


What: In this prizewinning piece, the set is almost bare and broken crockery is the main prop; PALMYRA may seem slight at first glance, but it’s about as rich in implication as one could ask for. The situation can be described bluntly and simply: two men are onstage, and one of them has a plate while the other does not. From this, conflict emerges that ranges from the comical to the brutal. The audience is drawn into the work in surprising and provocative ways. Part of PuSh Festival.

When: Tuesday, January 22 to Thursday, January 24, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island
Tickets: Online

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