7 things to do in Vancouver: Tuesday, January 9

Jan 8 2018, 8:20 am

More exciting events to explore around Vancouver! From Hot Brown Honey to Movies In The Morgue, here is our list of seven things to do today, January 9, around the city.

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

Big Boi

  • What: As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi has won seven Grammy Awards, sold more than 25 million albums, and created an array of music’s most influential work. Big Boi’s 2010 solo debut, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, peaked at #3 on the Billboard Top 200. His 2012 follow-up Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors enamoured tastemakers and fans alike and boasted collaborations with A$AP Rocky, Killer Mike, Kid Cudi, and more.
  • When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45 + fees

LiGHTS! Improvised Sketch Comedy Show 

  • What: 12 of Vancouver’s hottest improv comedians present back-to-back short sketch ideas that have never been rehearsed or performed for an audience before.
  • When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $6

Movies in the Morgue: A Simple Plan

  • What: Head to Vancouver Police Museum for a screening of A Simple Plan, the story of three blue collar acquaintances who come across millions of dollars in lost cash and make a plan to keep their find from the authorities.
  • When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Police Museum – 240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Drag Club Lip Sync Competition

  • What: Fourteen drag artists will lip sync their way to the top.Who wins in the end will be up to you. Hosted by Dust and Karmella Barr.
  • When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Railway Stage & Beer Cafe – 579 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5

Hot Brown Honey – Briefs Factory

  • What: “Taking down the master’s house with the master’s tools.” Hot Brown Honey features a cast of talented women from diverse backgrounds. Calling out the patriarchy never gets old in this theatrical spectacular, featuring dance and poetry alongside striptease and Hip Hop politics. This bold and sassy posse out of Australia will defy stereotypes, push boundaries, and—most importantly—make for one entertaining night out.
  • When: Tuesday, January 9 to Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At The Cultch; $22-$49

Turn Tuesdays

  • What: Every week, Bryan Sea and Adam Fink hosts a weekly Bring Your Own Vinyl night in the Projection Room at the Fox Cabaret. Bring your finest vinyl down and play a set for everyone, plus enjoy free Ignite Pizzeria pizza.
  • When: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street
  • Admission: Free

Launch! An Accessible Open Mic for Everyone

  • What: Launch! Open Mic offers a supportive space for new and experienced performers. Though its focus is on showcasing the voices of queer youth, elders, and allies, anyone is welcome to come read, sing, dance, drag, lip synch, or otherwise entertain!
  • When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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