The second weekend of the year already let’s see what January is adding to our picks of the week!
Lights: Still glowing through the winter nights, the illuminations at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Canyon Lights bringing wonder to the woodland park trails and bridge, continuing until January 21, 2024
Country: Metro Theatre starts the year off with a legend, welcoming the First Impressions Theatre’s Always…Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley, the story of Patsy Cline and her fan to friend Louise Seger, onstage until January 14th.
Peace: The season of peace on earth echos in the the Disco Nap collection created by Olivier Salvas Artiste on display at Bean on Hastings until January 31, 2024
Gallery: Until May 12th, the Vancouver Art Gallery features the exhibition, Rooted Here: Woven from the Land, a celebration of the profound work of four local Salish weavers. As well, Denyse Thomasos: just beyond, a career retrospective honouring the late Trinidadian-Canadian artist, Denyse Thomasos in on display until March 24th.
History: A Canadian Heritage Minute comes to life on-stage, in The Arts Club’s Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story, on tour at Surrey Arts Centre January 10-20, 2024
Bond: Friday and Saturday, VSO audiences will experience Casino Royale the film on the big screen accompanied by a full symphony orchestra performing composer David Arnold’s musical score live at Orpheum Theatre
Box: Lacrosse returns to Rogers Arena when the Vancouver Warriors play host to Calgary Roughnecks on January 13th
Cello: On January 12th, Early Music Vancouver presents Bach Cello Suites no.’s 1, 2, & 6 with Elinor Frey at Vancouver Playhouse, as a replacement show for the cancelled Luminous Hour with Reginald Mobley.
Organ: On January 13th, at West Vancouver United Church, Early Music Vancouver presents A Prayer For Peace, Alexander Weimann’s solo improvised organ recital which re-imagines the so-called Organ Mass, a tradition of religious music ever since organs were first introduced into the Church
Metal: Victoria metal act Three Inches of Blood play a three night stand at Commodore Ballroom January 12, 13 & 14 with tickets still available for the last night.
Laughs: American comedian Yannis Pappas brings his stand up comedy act to the Vogue Theatre on Friday January 12.
Chocolate: The 14th Annual Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival, running January 13 – February 14 welcomes over 100 locations offering 160 flavours spanning 10+ neighbourhoods across Greater Vancouver.