7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, January 31

Jan 25 2018, 8:18 pm

Say so long to January with one of our seven fun events happening around Vancouver today, January 31. Theatre, hockey, concerts, and more!

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


  • What: Set in the Republic of Congo during the brutal civil war, Ruined follows the plight of women in a small mining town. Mama Nadi runs a bar and pimps out her waitresses, playing both sides of the conflict to keep the war out of her business. This Pulitzer-winning drama asks some hard questions on what people do for survival.
  • When: Now to Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Pacific; $38.35

Women’s Maker Meet Up

  • What: Whether you are a seasoned maker or someone who has only made things in your head and have been too nervous to give it a go in real life, head to the Women’s Maker Meet Up to meet other makers and dreamers. This event is for cis and trans women and those who are gender non-binary, gender-fluid and femme-identified.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: MakerLabs – 780 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Vancouver Giants versus Calgary Hitmen

  • What: Vancouver Giants take on the Calgary Hitmen in Western Hockey League action at Langley Events Centre.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Online

Gallery Sessions with George T Montebruno

  • What: George T Montebruno from 2Days&Counting performs live at The Gallery at Queen’s Park.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: The Gallery at Queen’s Park
  • Tickets: Pay what you can

Unconscious Bias Series: Leading Inclusively to Drive Employee Behaviour

  • What: How exactly does an organization’s desire to be diverse and inclusive become part of its culture? Find out at the Women’s Leadership Circle’s Unconscious Bias series. The featured panel of leaders are recognized within Greater Vancouver’s business community for their culture, diversity and inclusiveness initiatives.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: 7 am
  • Where: Four Seasons Hotel – 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49-$79

Foxconn Frequency (No. 3): For Three Visibly Chinese Performers

  • What: Three performers, part of the up-and-coming Hong Kong Exile crew from Vancouver, work with seven video outputs, five speakers, piano keyboards, and 3D printers in a one-of-a-kind multimedia piano concert.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31 to Friday, February 2, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At PuSh; $39

Two Feet

  • What: Rising vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Two Feet brings his first ever headlining North American tour to Fortune Sound Club, with guests to be announced.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $18
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