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

Jan 17 2018, 8:26 pm

Tuesday is here and it’s packed with great events in Vancouver. From comedy to Vancouver Canucks, here are seven things to do in Vancouver today, January 23.

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

2017 Forty under 40 Awards

  • What: After 28 years, Business in Vancouver continues to highlight the achievements of BC’s young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals by finding 40 outstanding professionals worthy of the Forty under 40 distinction. Winners are under 40 and have demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:15 to 9 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Ballroom – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $195-$225

Improv X Music aka Impro Allegro!

  • What: Laughter is music for the heart. Join The Fictionals when they mashup comedy and music at Cafe Deux Soleils. The evening of hi-fi hilarity features special guest musician and poet Jess Tollestrup.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5-$7 at the door

Greasy Spoon Vol. 35 with Letitia Wan of Ask For Luigi

  • What: This dinner series pairs the best chefs in the world with the legendary Save On Meats to create a monthly four-course dining experience. Chefs trade in their tweezers for tongs, creating four courses inspired by diner food. The meal is paired with cocktails made by award-winning bartenders, as well as craft beer and wine.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Save On Meats – 43 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $95; buy via Eventbrite

CEO Series: YVR lifts off

  • What: YVR is now one of the fastest-growing airports in North America, welcoming millions of new passengers every year and establishing connections with key destinations all over the world. Join Craig Richmond, YVR’s President and CEO, to learn more about how YVR’s growth will support businesses and communities for years to come.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $89-$178

Vancouver Canucks versus LA Kings

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the LA Kings at Rogers Arena.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

CAG X The Foreshore – Dignity and Access

  • What: Carmen Papalia and Joulene Tse Parent will discuss issues of cultural accessibility and human rights in the city, including Tse’s ongoing research on the history of Indigenous workers on the waterfront, as well as Papalia’s projects leading up to and including his recent conceptual work Open Access.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Strathcona Branch – Wo Soon (Mary) Lee Chan Room – 730 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Reign City Cabaret

  • What: Three sets of belly dancers, drag performers, comedy, thrilling live stunts, contortionists, burlesque, and random hilariousness, all in one show. Also featuring a live donut eating competition and a lip sync battle.
  • When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10
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