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Your weekly roundup of the top events in the city, including art exhibitions, local theatre, restaurant openings, concerts, film, markets and other to-dos we think you’ll love. If you have a Vancouver event you’d like to submit for consideration, send an email to email@example.com.
Read on for this week’s lineup.
The historically sold-out dinner series from chef J-C Poirier returns this week. St. Lawrence’s Cabane à Sucre dinners are all about honouring the chef’s Québécois heritage, and the menu includes crêpes aux herbes and gougère à la mousse de foie de canard. Bon appetit.
When: Tuesday January 25 to Sunday February 27Where: St. LawrenceCost: $75 per personMore Info: stlawrencerestaurant.com
You look like you could use a laugh. (And a snack? Take care of yourself, bud.) Catch comedians Bobby Warrener, Andrea Jin, Aaron Arya, Rachel Schaefer and Dave Harris taking the stage at this week’s Full Pint Comedy.
When: Tuesday January 25 at 9:00 p.m.Where: Castaway Bar and KitchenCost: $12More Info: eventbrite.ca
There’s plenty of local films to love in this year’s Vancouver Short Film Festival, including a documentary starring Nigel Howard (everyone’s favourite COVID briefing interpreter), one covering acclaimed Haida Manga artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas and another following a day in the life of a resident of Vancouver’s DTES neighbourhood.
When: Friday January 28 to Sunday February 6Where: Streaming onlineCost: VariesMore Info: vsff.com
Local artist Xiangmei Su grew up watching her mother weave in her hometown of Suzhou, China, and her latest exhibition is inspired by that traditional craft. Sixteen paintings and one installation explore themes of identity, migration and modernity. Sew cool.
When: On now through Wednesday March 30Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese GardenCost: $16 for adultsMore Info: vancouverchinesegarden.com
This intense lunchtime contemporary dance performance was choreographed by Idan Cohen and features music by Handel, Bach, and Philip Glass. Is there a more culture vulture-y activity you could be doing at noon on a Thursday? Experts say no.
When: Thursday January 27 at 12:00 p.m.Where: Scotiabank Dance CentreCost: $15More Info: thedancecentre.ca