7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, January 30

Jan 24 2019, 4:19 pm

The last Hump Day of January! Fill it up with these seven fun events in Vancouver today, Wednesday, January 30. Brewchella, Left of PuSh, and more.

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

Brewchella New Beer Launch

What: CRAFT Beer Market’s celebration of barley and brews with the launch over 30 new beers on the menu. Enjoy live beats, light eats and complimentary beer sampling of some of the new lineup. All new beers will be on feature for $5.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market Vancouver – 85 West 1st Avenue Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5

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Indigenous Storyteller in Residence: Launch Event

january 29

Vancouver Public Library / Facebook

What: Celebrate and get to know the 2019 Indigenous Storyteller in Residence, Joseph A. Dandurand. Discover how he will support cross-cultural communication and honour storytelling in its many forms through exciting events, workshops and more.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Public Library – Alice Mackay Room – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Teen Art Drop-In

What: Teens are invited to explore their creativity and work alongside their peers to develop a collaborative art piece while building meaningful friendships. Free drop-in event, no previous art skills are required. Open to teens 13 to 18 years old. This program is run in partnership between the City of Surrey’s Community Art Program and Surrey Libraries.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Where: City Centre Library – Room 120 – 10350 University Dr, 
Admission:
 Free

What: Danish superstar ’s, new album Forever Neverland is her first full length since her 2014 debut No Mythologies To Follow and follows a whirlwind four years for the vocalist and songwriter born Karen Marie Ørsted. In addition to festival appearances and sold out tours worldwide, MØ released an EP, When I Was Young, in the fall of 2017 and has recently collaborated with the likes of Charli XCX, Jack Antonoff, ALMA, and Noah Cyrus, not to mention her star turns on Major Lazer’s smash hits “Cold Water” and “Lean On”. Featuring guest Mykki Blanco.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Aberdeen Centre’s Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair

What: The hallways of Aberdeen Centre will be transformed into a Chinese New Year Flower & Gift Fair, featuring vendors selling including gifts, decorations, fresh flowers, crafts, food, home goods and more. Your one-stop-shop for all Chinese New Year essentials.

When: Wednesday January 30 to Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
Where: Aberdeen Centre – 4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond
Admission: Free

Left of PuSh – Tara Cheyenne + Kate Franklin

january 29

Tara Cheyenne Performance / Facebook

What: Left of PuSh is a platform for showing experiments-in-process + tour ready performance by local artists, running alongside the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.

When: Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Left of Main – 211 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Admission: By donation at the door.

Beau Jest

What: All Sarah’s parents want is for her to marry a nice Jewish boy. But Sarah has been dating anyone but. To get her parents off her back, Sarah hires an actor to play her imaginary Jewish doctor boyfriend at a family dinner. Hilarity ensues as Sarah attempts to keep the charade going as long as she possibly can. A play about family, growing up and the extent we’ll go to please our parents, this delightful comedy will chase away those mid-winter blues.

When: Various dates from now to Saturday, February 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Abbotsford Community Arts Addition – 2329 Crescent Way, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online, $12-$25