Looking for something to do on Sunday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 33 events happening in or around Vancouver on Sunday, January 6.
The Maria Ho Quartet performs a Jazz Vespers concert at St. Andrew's–Wesley United Church.
Final night of the annual VanDusen Festival of Lights, a winter wonderland featuring approximately one-million Christmas lights.
FOOD AND DRINK
The Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market at the PNE Grounds features local produce, craft alcohol, artisanal foods, and food trucks.
Douglas Coupland’s radical art installation at the Vancouver Aquarium, Vortex, takes an imaginative journey to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, immersing viewers in the ocean-plastic pollution crisis.
Final performance at the York Theatre of East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz, in which Dorothy and Toto are flung to the magical Land of Oz, aka Nanaimo and Hastings.
The Arts Club Theatre Company presents its final performance of the fairy-tale musical, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage.
Carousel Theatre for Young People presents its final performance of A Charlie Brown Christmas and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at the Waterfront Theatre.
Hunkpapa Lakota (Sioux) artist Dana Claxton addresses the oppressive legacies of colonialism through photography, film, video and performance in Dana Claxton: Fringing the Cube at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest at the Bill Reid Gallery sees guest curator Dion Kaszas of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation trace the deep-rooted traditions of Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment.
The Vancouver Art Gallery presents the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, the first-ever fashion exhibition in the Gallery’s history, which traces the evolution of China’s foremost couturière over 10 years.
Batia Suter: Parallel Encyclopedia Extended at Polygon Gallery is an installation of photographic reproductions that highlight the proliferation of digital images.
Polit-Sheer-Form Office at Vancouver Art Gallery's Offsite is the first Canadian exhibition by the Chinese contemporary art collective.
Discover the Vancouver Art Gallery’s permanent collection through an exhibition of nearly 90 paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures in A Curator’s View: Ian Thom Selects.
Looking at Persepolis: The Camera in Iran 1850-1930 at Polygon Gallery features contemporary video and photographic works by Hannah Rickards and Batia Suter.
The Vancouver Art Gallery presents The Metamorphosis, an exhibition drawn from its collection that examines transformation and change.
Interface: The Woven Artwork of Jaad Kuujus at Bill Reid Gallery explores the intricate textile works and cedar weavings of the Kakwaka’wakw and Haida artist.
Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives at the Museum of Vancouver delves into the life stories of local animals and plants—how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city.
Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition at the Museum of Vancouver is guest-curated by Kwiaahwah Jones and features more than 450 works by carvers, weavers, photographers and print makers, collected as early as the 1890s.
Marking the Infinite at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC features nine leading Aboriginal women who are revered matriarchs and celebrated artists from remote regions of Australia.
In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC features more than 110 historical indigenous artworks and explores what we can learn from these works and how they relate to indigenous peoples’ relationships to their lands.
Shakeup: Preserving What We Value at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC explores the convergence of earthquake science and technology with Indigenous knowledge and oral history.
Richmond's Lipont Place hosts Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which focuses on the legendary RMS Titanic's compelling human stories through more than 120 authentic artifacts and extensive room re-creations.
In/Flux: Art of Korean Diaspora at the Museum of Vancouver features selected works of Jin-me Yoon, Junghong Kim, and Jin Hwa Kim, artists originally from the Republic of Korea now based in the Vancouver area.
Parq Vancouver is a 24-hour casino with 600 slot machines and 75 table games, eight restaurants and lounges, and the sixth-floor outdoor Parq.
North Vancouver's Grouse Mountain features a Skyride to the peak with views of the city and the Pacific Ocean, plus ziplines, skiing and snowboarding, a sliding zone, snowshoeing, and a skating pond.
West Vancouver's Cypress Mountain features skiing and snowboarding lessons, snowtubing park, cross-country ski trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding trails, and snowshoeing tours.
The Vancouver Aquarium features almost 800 animal species in galleries ranging from Canada's Arctic to the Amazon rainforest.
Science World features hundreds of interactive exhibits in five permanent galleries, live science demonstrations and workshops, and giant movies in the Omnimax Theatre.
At the Bloedel Conservatory you can take in more than 200 free-flying exotic birds and 500 exotic plants and flowers.
North Vancouver's Mount Seymour features skiing and snowboarding, lessons, chairlifts, terrain parks, tubing and tobogganing, and snowshoe trails.
Screening at the Cinematheque of The Flavour of Green Tea Over Rice, a subtle 1952 study of an unhappy marriage centred on a childless couple in Tokyo.
Marathon screening at the Rio Theatre of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, extended editions.
Screenings at Vancity Theatre of Resina, A Cat on the Highway, V6A, and The Conformist and as part of the 2019 Italian Film Festival.
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