Top Vancouver events Jan 19-22: Arts events galore
PuSH International Performing Arts Festival
Jan 17 - Feb 4
The PuSh Festival expands the horizons of Vancouver artists and audiences with work that is visionary, genre-bending, multi-disciplined, startling and original. The Festival showcases acclaimed international, Canadian and local artists and mixes them together with an alchemy that inspires audiences, rejuvenates artists, stimulates the industry and forges productive relationships around the globe.
Force of Nature: David Suzuki Movie and William Shatner Sings
Jan 19 | 7-9 PM | Alice MacKay Room, VPL | Free
David Suzuki and William Shatner? That's an interesting combination. Come for an evening focused on Suzuki's life, full of social scientific, cultural and political movements, and then listen to Shatner, the most famous space cadet, as he belts out the National Anthem.
Hour Hands: A Group Photography Exhibition
Jan 19 | 6 - 11 PM | Dynamo Gallery, 142 W. Hastings | Free
Looks like a cool collection of photographers and their creations! This is Color Magazine’s group photography exhibition. Free copies of Color Magazine 9.6, special "timeless" issue will be flying of the easels. Then there’s a wicked after-party at Waldorf’s Tiki bar from 10.30pm onwards.
Beer and Code Vancouver
Jan 19 | iQmetrix - #1210, 250 Howe Street | Free
Design Nerd Jam 6.1 - Open Jam
Jan 20 | 7 - 10 PM | HiVE Vancouver | Free
The nerds are at it again - Vancouver’s crazy Design Nerds are hosting their first jam of 2012 - which is as open as the sky. If you have a collaborative project you are working on or thinking about starting, come out and pitch it. This is also a potluck - come armed with a playful spirit, an open mind, potluck food/drinks, and of course – ideas.
Dine Out Vancouver
Jan 20 - Feb 5 | Various Restaurants | $18/$28/$38
An annual event (in it's 10th year) that allows thousands of local food enthusiasts and tourists to dine at some of Vancouver's top restaurants at equally attractive prices.
Jan 20 | Cobalt | Cheap
Sleep Late Dance Party
Jan 21 | 11:30 PM | 360 Glen
A late night party that goes until the early morn'. With Cherchez La Femme, Dr. Seiz and a Special Guest! Brought to you by: VVO x EASY NOW
Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata
Jan 19–Feb 11 | 8PM (Tue 7:30PM) | Arts Club Revue Stage | $35
REIMAGINE CBC (via OpenMedia.ca + Leadnow.ca)
Jan 24 | R&B Brewing | Free
PowerPlant Vancouver - Green Gathering For Green Leaders
Jan 24 | Salt | $15
Kyu Hwang/Jackie Dives: ILLUSTRATIONS
Jan 26 | 12- 3 PM | Kafka's Coffee | Free
Jan 26 | 6-10 PM | Club 560 | $15
Intl Climate Change Diplomacy: Where To From Durban? (ft. Elizabeth May)
Jan 26 | 12:30-1:30 PM | SFU Harbour Centre | Free
Supernova3: Kyle MacDonald (One Red Paperclip), Co-Founder Panel & More
Feb 8 | 6 PM | The Hive, 128 W Hastings | $5