7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, January 15

Jan 14 2020, 3:30 pm

Welcome back, Wednesday! Let’s get the new day rolling with these seven fun things to do in Vancouver on January 15, including Guilty Feminist Podcast, Fog Lake, and more.

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

Guilty Feminist Podcast

Guilty Feminist Podcast

What: The Guilty Feminist, an award-winning podcast hosted by Deborah Frances-White, is bringing its live show to Vancouver. The podcast explores 21st century feminism — and all the insecurities, hypocrisies, and fears that come with it. The Guilty Feminist has been downloaded more than 60 million times since 2016. It was nominated for Best Comedy Podcast at the British Podcast Awards earlier this year. And for the first time ever, The Guilty Feminist tour is coming to North America.

When: January 15, 2020
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street (Venue is 19+, ID required)
Tickets: $40 (including GST, plus service fees) — Tickets available via Ticketmaster

Fog Lake

What: Indie rocker Fog Lake aka singer-songwriter Aaron Powell performs at Biltmore Cabaret with Foxes in Fiction on January 15.

When: January 15, 2020
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Biltmore — 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Shoplifters

What: Morris Panych’s The Shoplifters tells the story of Alma, a longtime shoplifter who favours the “five-finger discount” over a senior citizen’s discount. When a theft at the grocery store is thwarted by an over-enthusiastic security guard and his good-natured mentor, things take a comical turn. Presented by Arts Club Theatre Company.

When: Tuesday to Sunday from January 15 until January 25, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre — 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Dinner With A View – Vancouver

Dinner With A View Vancouver

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What: Dinner With A View Vancouver starts when guests enter their assigned a dome that’s been transformed into a terrarium with a distinct terrain: tundra, tropical, grasslands, etc. Each dome seats a minimum of four and a maximum of six people.

Inside guests will find luxurious pillows, blankets, and decor as they enjoy a three-course meal prepared by a celebrity chef. Diners can choose between blind menus, which will accommodate several different dietary restrictions including meals that can be made meat-, fish-, and vegan-centric.

When: January 15 until February 16, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Ambleside Beach, West Vancouver
Price: $199.99 for dome reservations and $109.99 per dinner per person; tickets online

Half Moon Run

What: Indie-rock band Half Moon Run is coming to Vancouver on the Canadian leg of their A Blemish in the Great Light world tour.

The four members, Conner Molander, Dylan Phillips, Devon Portielje, and Isaac Symonds released their first album, Dark Eyes, in 2012. After the record went platinum in Canada, Half Moon Run followed up their success with 2015’s Sun Leads Me On. They received a JUNO nomination for Breakthrough Group of the Year in 2016.

When: January 15, 2020
Time: Doors open at 7 pm, show starts 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street
Price: Starting at $29.50 (plus service charges) — Tickets available via Ticketmaster

2020 VSO New Music Festival

What: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival takes place until January 16, with a variety of performances that explores this year’s theme of (re)creation. Highlights include Kaija Saariaho and Unsuk Chin, Thomas Ades’ Powder Her Face led by Music Director Emeritus Bramwell Tovey, pre-concert panels and discussions, post-concert Q&A’s, and more.

When: Now until January 16, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Detonate

What: Detonate showcases local Vancouver artists playing a range of Hard Dance sub genres, from Hardstyle to Frenchcore. Performers include Dangerouz, KYRLK, VANDALL, Afterparty, and B-Structive.

When: January 15, 2020
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Where: MIA Nightclub — 350 Water Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online