20 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, January 15

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      Montreal indie-rock band Half Moon Run play songs from the new album, Then Again.  With guest Taylor Janzen.

      Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton, 8pm, $52.50/39.50/29.50


      NYC, singer-songwriter Rivky performs an evening of original songs and banter with friends, Chelsea D.E. Johnson, and stand-up comedian Richard Glen Lett.

      Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial, 9pm, $10


      Canadian singer-songwriter Aaron Powell performs as Fog Lake on his West Coast 2020 tour. With guests Foxes in Fiction and Little Sprout.

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 8pm, $16.50


      Pop/R&B singer Caitlin Goulet performs with guests Littlefoot, Kylie V, and Sam Cave.

      Railway Stage and Beer Cafe, 579 Dunsmuir, 8pm, $10





      House and Home is a biting, comedic take on Vancouver’s current real estate crisis. This new play looks at the emotional and challenging struggles of living in a city ranked as the second most unaffordable market in the world, and the problems faced by many when trying to find a “home”. 

      Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova, 7:30pm, From $20


      Artisanal Intelligence Inc. is proud to introduce the next wave in A.I. customer service: Barry.

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 7:30pm, $17/15


      The WonderWombs is a circus show that tackles gender politics and body-shaming amid aerials, comedy, and spoken word. ▶ Read our preview.

      York Theatre, 639 Commercial, 7:30pm, From $26


      Infinity by award-winning playwright Hannah Moscovitch tells the story of a cynical, skeptical daughter of a theoretical physicist and a composer infused with science, love, sex, and, and classical music.

      Historic Theatre, 1895 Venables, 7:30pm, From $26



      The 2020 VSO New Music Festival: (re)creations presents Waltz with Bashir. With his entrancing fusion of contemporary classical, post-minimal and alternative popular musical styles, Max Richter is one of today’s most successful composers for stage and screen. His innovative soundtrack to Israeli director Ari Folman’s 2008 film, Waltz with Bashir, won Richter the prestigious European Film Award for best composer and vaulted the composer into the international spotlight. 

      Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright, 7:30pm, $25


      The Revolution of Our Times exhibition endeavours to share a body of work created by photojournalists who were on the ground covering the 2019 Anti-Extradition Treaty Protests in Hong Kong.

      The Polygon Gallery, 101 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver


      Alex Sandvoss’s new oil painting exhibition, The Influencer, is a satirical look at the effects of vanity and consumerism on the planet with worsening issues like climate change. 

      Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette, Coquitlam, 7pm, Free


      Enda Bardell creates paintings that abstract the forms through selective cropping, utilizing the shapes to create boldly colourful works suggestive of classic hard-edge abstraction in the exhibition Vancouver Reconstructed

      Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia



      Three aging hermits dwell in a Quebec forest and spend their days tending to cannabis crops and skinny-dipping in And the Birds Rained Down. However, their idyll is disrupted by a death and the arrival of two interlopers: a photographer with too many questions about the past and an elderly woman. ▶ Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 3:30pm, $13


      Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as two sisters forge their respective paths through their city's teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away in The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão  ▶ Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 6:10pm, $13


      Journey into the Great Bear Rainforest in Mirjam Leuze's eco-conscious documentary The Whale and the Raven. Discover the impact of increased tanker traffic on the ecosystem that is home to humpbacks, orcas, porpoises, and the Gitga’at First Nation. ▶ Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 8:50pm, $13


      In The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open two Indigenous women forge a tentative bond and embark on a revelatory odyssey. ▶ Read our review.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 6:30pm, $13


      In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 9pm, $13



      The Guilty Feminist podcast has a live performance with host Deborah Francis-White. Deborah and her guests discuss their goals as 21st-century feminists and the paradoxes and insecurities which undermine them.



      Ty Boissonnault host Hood 29's Comic Night with Adam Jacobson, Jeremiah Ukponrefe, Hui Wong, Robin, Bobin Monga, Nico Gruzling, Jay R, and ET Starchild.

      Hood 29, 4470 Main, 7pm, $5



      DJ Mark hosts Mahony Stamps Landing's trivia night. Win prizes and enjoy half-price bottles of wine.

      VENUE, ADDRESS, 7pm, Free


      ▶ Find all the trivia nights for each day of the week here.