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Read on for this week’s lineup.
We could all use a good laugh right now, and this week comedian Ed Hill has you covered. As a follow up to his Amazon comedy special, Hill is hitting the stage at Slice of Life this Saturday.
When: Saturday January 15, 10:00 p.m.Where: NEXTDOORCost: $20More Info: sliceoflife.com
For those that prefer their entertainment from the comfort of home, the Frank Theatre is hosting an audio adaption of author Catherine Hernandez’s intimate and poignant drama. I Cannot Lie to The Stars That Made Me celebrates the power of community through moving confessions and original music.
When: Through Saturday January 15thWhere: OnlineCost: FreeMore Info: thefranktheatre.com
Helen Walkley’s powerful dance theatre piece is a memoir of her oldest brother who disappeared from Vancouver in May 1969. It is sourced from an archive of family letters as well as the work Walkley’s parents did during their search from their son.
When: Wednesday January 12 to Saturday January 15Where: Firehall Arts CentreCost: Sliding scale; $15-$35More Info: firehallartscentre.com
Dina Goldstein is a Vancouver photographer who has captured the legacy of punk as a youth counterculture movement rebelling against mainstream society. Initially photographed in the 80s and 90s in Vancouver and Victoria, this new exhibit also features updated images of the original punks today.
When: Through Sunday January 16Where: Polygon GalleryCost: By donationMore Info: thepolygon.ca
Some of the best food trucks in the city are coming together for the tenth installation of the ever-popular Street Food City. Tented picnic tables and music make it easy to brave the weather and enjoy a mid-winter picnic!
When: Saturday January 15 to Sunday January 23Where: šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk SquareMore Info: dineoutvancouver.com