28 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, January 10

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      Looking for something to do on Tuesday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 28 events happening in or around Vancouver on Tuesday, January 10.

       

      KIDS' STUFF

      Workshop series at Vancouver Public Library Fraserview Branch for girls who love engineering and science includes demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and make-and-take creations.

       

      COMEDY

      Evening of comedy at Café Deux Soleils pits the Wedding Party against the Questioneers, with the audience deciding the champion.

       

      ARTS ETCETERA

      Stage-free striptease at the Fox Cabaret features performances by Ruthe Ordare (above), Cherry On Top, and Minnie Peron.

       

      GALLERIES

      Oh, How I Long For Home, Marianne Nicolson's installation at the Teck Gallery, addresses a persistent idea of the city as a conflicted promise for indigenous people.

      Walker Evans: Depth of Field at the Vancouver Art Gallery features more than 200 black and white and colour prints from the 1920s through to the 1970s.

      Juxtapoz x Superflat exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery offers a unique insight into contemporary art and its place in cultural life.

      Stare exhibition at Vancouver Art Gallery features photographic works that evoke a fixed and concentrated gaze on the part of artist and viewer.

      Solo exhibition at Emily Carr University's Charles H. Scott Gallery by Irish artist Sean Lynch.

       

      LITERARY

      Alix Born, Clint Wilson, Emily Kelsall, Gregory Travers, Johnny Frem, Jovian Francey, Maia Gibb, Mike Funergy, Trina Ferguson, and Tyler Hein are featured in An Evening of Storytelling at Cottage Bistro.

       

      MUSIC

      Sing the music of David Bowie with a community choir at the WISE Hall's Drop In Rock Choir.

       

      MUSEUMS

      Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC features more than 130 diverse cultural garments, from Japanese kimonos, to colourful Indian saris, to the elaborate feather cloaks of the Maori people of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

      The Museum of Anthropology at UBC hosts an exhibition that features the carvings of Papua New Guinea's Iatmul people.

      At the Museum of Vancouver, you can explore the cultural power and significance of collecting through wall-to-wall displays of unconventional objects.

       

      THEATRE

      Performance at the Firehall Arts Centre of And Bella Sang With Us, Sally Stubbs's play about constables Lurancy Harris and Minnie Miller, Vancouver's first female police officers.

      Bleeding Heart Theatre presents opening night at the Cultch of Sean Harris Oliver's The Fighting Season, which investigates the Afghan war through the eyes of three Canadian medical personnel.

      Sticks and Stones Theatre present a performance of This Is Our Youth, Kenneth Lonergan's play about three lost young souls in the big city at the dawn of the Reagan Era.

       

      ATTRACTIONS

      At the Bloedel Conservatory you can take in more than 200 free-flying exotic birds and 500 exotic plants and flowers.

      The Capilano Suspension Bridge features seven suspended footbridges offering views 110 feet above the forest floor.

      Grouse Mountain resort features a Skyride to the peak with views of Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean, as well as skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, mountain ziplines, and the Peak of Christmas.

      Cypress Mountain features skiing and snowboarding lessons, snowtubing park, cross-country ski trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding trails, and snowshoeing tours.

      Edgewater Casino offers 24-hour gaming, over 60 table games, a poker room, a high-limit section, 500 slot machines, restaurants and lounges, and live entertainment, including concerts and televised UFC events.

      Mount Seymour features skiing and snowboarding lessons from the Mt. Seymour Ski and Snowboard School, tubing and tobogganing, and snowshoe trails.

      Robson Square Ice Rink offers free ice-skating in downtown Vancouver, with skate rental available.

      The Vancouver Aquarium features almost 800 animal species in galleries ranging from Canada's Arctic to the Amazon rainforest.

       

      MOVIES

      Screening at the Rio Theatre of André Øvredal's horror flick The Autopsy of Jane Doe, about father-and-son coroners who are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman.

      Premiere screening at the Cinematheque of the psychedelic sci-fi film Psychonaut, which follows one man's journey on a path of spiritual awakening.

      The Vancouver Italian Film Festival continues at the Vancity Theatre with screenings of Hands Over the City, They Call Me Jeeg, and Accattone.

      Screening at the Rio Theatre of the black-and-white version of George Miller's action masterpiece Mad Max Fury Road.

       

      For all the latest Metro Vancouver event announcements and updates follow @VanHappenings.

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