7 things to do in Vancouver: Wednesday, January 10

Jan 8 2018, 8:31 am

We’re halfway through the work week, Vancouver! Here is our list of seven things to do today, January 10, including Misery, The Pipeline Project, and more.

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

Misery: An Arts Club on Tour Presentation

  • What: Successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon is rescued from a car crash by his “Number One Fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up in her secluded home in the mountains of Colorado. While Annie nurses him back to health, Paul soon realizes that he is not her guest, but her captive. Angered that he has killed off her favourite character, Annie forces Paul to resurrect her in a new book—and Paul soon finds himself writing for his freedom…and his life. Based on the novel by Stephen King.
  • When: Wednesday, January 10 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$49

Hack Night: Raspberry Pi Photo Booth and More

  • What: Are you interested in building something with the Raspberry Pi? Want to collaborate with other technologists to create a Raspberry Pi project? Then head to Richmond Public Library for Hack Night: Raspberry Pi Photo Booth and More meetup.
  • When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Richmond Public Library – Brighouse Branch – 7700 Minoru Gate #100, Richmond
  • Registration: Online

The Pipeline Project – ITSAZOO + Savage Society Theatre

  • What: On any given day at the beach, you can’t but help notice all of the tankers off the coast of English Bay. Here’s a play near and dear to Vancouver’s heart, written by locals, about our province’s uncomfortable relationship to Canada’s oil industry. The Pipeline Project is half an investigation of the political and cultural battles over the current state of pipelines, and half an interactive Talk Back, featuring a different speaker every night.
  • When: Wednesday, January 10 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Time: Various Times
  • Where: The Cultch – 1985 Venables Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Firehall; $30-$33

Walking in Tears: Christian Wonders in the Late-Medieval World

  • What: This talk will examine the spiritual geographies of late medieval England, and read through the fantastical travel narratives of Sir John Mandeville and other writers.
  • When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 6:30 pm
  • Where: Coach House, Green College, UBC – 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth

  • What: Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards. Inspired by the work of Octavia Butler, this workshop will have black-identified youth ages 13 to 18 design and create trading cards around the question, “What would it mean for you to be free?”
  • When: Every Wednesday from Wednesday, January 10 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Kensington Branch – 1428 Cedar Cottage Mews, Vancouver
  • Registration: Online, Free

AMA With Ash Maurya

  • What: Launch Academy and Victory Square present an AMA with Ash Maurya, the bestselling author of Running Lean and the founder of Lean Stack. In this session, he’ll provide insights on how to apply these Lean methods in practice, because “Life’s Too Short to Build Something Nobody Wants”.
  • When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
  • Where: Launch Academy – 300-128 West Hastings, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $50

Deep Listening – A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros – Open House

  • What:  Media Arts Committee – MAC, the Soundscape Show, and Vancouver Co-op Radio CFRO present the final showing of pieces produced by their Artists in Residence for their latest Artist Call Theme: DEEP LISTENING – A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros.
  • When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Co-op Radio and MAC Space – 370 Columbia Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: $10-$20
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