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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
Click to open Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Jan 1 - Jan 31

Throughout January, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is recognizing Alzheimer’s Awareness Month by highlighting the experiences of British Columbians affected by dementia to say, “Don’t change. Even if they do.” Learn more at http://www.dontchange.ca. Keep Doing What They Love. For Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we asked for stories from people living with dementia, caregivers, friends and family….

Exhibition and Closing Reception: Shapeshifting by Pepe Hidalgo
Click to open Exhibition and Closing Reception: Shapeshifting by Pepe Hidalgo Jan 10 - Jan 22

The newly rebranded YouKnowArts (formerly YKLM Auctions) and Lipont Gallery are proud to present Shapeshifting, a solo painting exhibition by artist Pepe Hidalgo. Filled with an incredible number of intricacies—both in form and in detail—the paintings depict sceneries of historical contexts, which the artist has deconstructed and re-interpreted with modern techniques to comment on contemporary…

Dichotomy – Amy J Dyck – Exhibition and Artist Talk
Click to open Dichotomy – Amy J Dyck – Exhibition and Artist Talk Jan 13 - Feb 16

The work in Dichotomy has vulnerability, self-exploration and feeling as the foundation; elements that are essential for a meaningful life and worth spending time with. It is a collection of collages and paintings of women that also references aspects of her depth, and strength. Each piece is complex and exploratory, in direct rebellion against the…

Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival
Click to open Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Jan 15 - Feb 14

The 12th Annual Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival features 100 highly creative, time-limited hot chocolate drinks created by 42 artisan chocolatiers, bakeries, cafes and gelato makers, while partial proceeds support local charities. Over $1,500 in giveaway prizes adds to the excitement of this fun, family-friendly event. For more info check out their website here: https://hotchocolatefest.com

World Leaders Headline at 2022 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference
Click to open World Leaders Headline at 2022 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference Jan 16 - Jan 17

Former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper and Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon are two of the marquee speakers at the 2022 Resource Investment Conference. The Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC) will host over 100 international keynote speakers covering the hottest topics in finance, economics and geopolitics on January 16th and 17th, 2022. Alongside…

Louise Rose at Hermann’s Jazz Club LIVESTREAM and LIVE AUDIENCE
Click to open Louise Rose at Hermann’s Jazz Club LIVESTREAM and LIVE AUDIENCE Jan 26

Louise Rose is a living Canadian treasure. She studied classical voice in Pennsylvania with John Duddy and Todd Duncan; pipe organ with Catharine Brooke Morgan; piano with Oscar Peterson; conducting with Leonard Bernstein and arranging with Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington. Some of her independent studies have been with Carmen McRae, Ella Fitzgerald and B.B. King….

Discover Dance! Ne. Sans Opera & Dance/Idan Cohen
Click to open Discover Dance! Ne. Sans Opera & Dance/Idan Cohen Jan 27

The January edition of The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series features the innovative reconnection of music and contemporary dance by Ne. Sans Opera & Dance. Artistic Director Idan Cohen has electrified audiences with his meticulously crafted choreography, vivid theatrical images and intense musicality. Accompanied by the celebrated pianist/conductor Leslie Dala, this intimate program features the…

DMA YOUTH EXPO 2022
Click to open DMA YOUTH EXPO 2022 Jan 29

The Digital Media Youth Expo is hosted by the North Vancouver School District’s Digital Media Academy (DMA). The Expo is a place to learn about the many educational and employment opportunities available in the Digital Media Industry. The Digital Media Youth Expo is where students, parents, teachers and the community can meet virtually with representatives…

Cyrano De Bergerac
Click to open Cyrano De Bergerac Feb 11

Kick off Valentine’s Day weekend with the inventive adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s classic 1897 verse drama. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano (James McAvoy) almost has it all – if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of him…

The High Bar Gang
Click to open The High Bar Gang Feb 12

Formed in 2010, the High Bar Gang brings its unique take on ‘old time’ bluegrass, through their stunning vocal harmony and a repertoire that stays firmly rooted in the golden age of bluegrass music, with songs by the likes of Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers and Del McCoury and promises an evening of for wonderfully…

Capella Borealis – Courtly Love: A Musical Tour Through Renaissance Europe
Click to open Capella Borealis – Courtly Love: A Musical Tour Through Renaissance Europe Feb 13

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a trip back in time led by Vancouver’s own ensemble for early brass music. Cappella Borealis are proponents of the historical trombone, or sackbut and the program will explore the various stages of love, with musical treasures from Renaissance and Baroque Europe. Cappella Borealis has appeared with Early Music Vancouver, Early…

The Comic Strippers
Click to open The Comic Strippers Feb 18

A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. They try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they…

Victoria Guitar Society presents classical guitarist winner Johan Smith
Click to open Victoria Guitar Society presents classical guitarist winner Johan Smith Feb 26

Swiss classical guitarist, Johan Smith, is a highly acclaimed, illustrious musician, bringing virtuosic interpretations to his instrument. Winner of the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) competition in 2019 and defined as the “Classical Guitar Revelation 2017” by the notable French magazine “Guitar Classical Magazine”, Johan Smith has become one of the most prominent names…

An Evening with Bruce Dickinson
Click to open An Evening with Bruce Dickinson Mar 14

Bruce Dickinson is considered one of the world’s most storied musicians. Aside from decades spent delivering high-octane performances with his larger-than-life persona in IRON MAIDEN, Bruce has lived an extraordinary off-stage existence too. A true polymath, his accomplishments include: pilot and airline captain, aviation entrepreneur, beer brewer, motivational speaker, podcaster, film scriptwriter, twice-published novelist and…

Listening Lounge: The Marc Atkinson Trio
Click to open Listening Lounge: The Marc Atkinson Trio Apr 1

Melodically captivating, sensually charged and ferociously, technically awe-inspiring virtuoso guitarist Marc Atkinson has embraced a lifetime of diverse musical influences to create tunes with a fiery but elegant guitar style while still maintaining the laidback humour and casual ‘good time feel’ of Canada’s West Coast. Backed by Joey Smith, bass and Brett Martens, rhythm guitar,…

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