20 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, January 27

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      The Vancouver Canucks take on the St. Louis Blues in NHL action.

      Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths, 6:30pm

       

      MUSIC

      The Organizer consists of some of Vancouver’s top session musicians playing soul and funk-influenced Hammond driven grooves.

      Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander, 8pm, Pay-What-You-Can

       

      With Latin and WorldBeat influences,  groove-oriented Bill Runge plays improvisational Jazz with a ‘post-Beatles’ sensibility.

      Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander, 9pm, Pay-What-You-Can

       

      ARTS

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      Eight giant Coastal Lunar Lanterns bring together local Indigenous artists in a celebration of Lunar New Year.

      Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Place, 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

       

      Artist and designer Mia Cinelli exhibits a series of new punctuation marks, letterforms, and symbols informed by facial expressions, gestures, and nonverbal communication in her exhibition This Being Said.

      Seymour Art Gallery, 4360 Gallant Ave., North Van

       

      This exhibition explores the development of Cindy Sherman's work from the beginning of her career in the mid-1970s to the present day, with selections from each of her major series, including new and rarely seen works.

      Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby, On until March 8

       

      The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery presents David Wojnarowicz: Photography & Film 1978–1992, the first exhibition to solely concentrate on the artist’s photographic and filmic work. The exhibition presents over 100 works including photographs, test prints, silkscreens, 16 mm and Super 8 film and collaborative video works.

      Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 1825 Main Mall, UBC

       

      MOVIES

      Explorer, adventurer, writer (The Songlines; In Patagonia) Bruce Chatwin and Werner Herzog were kindred spirits and close friends before the Englishman's untimely death from AIDS in 1989. In Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin, Herzog travels to the regions that proved inexhaustible sources of inspiration for this incredible talent: Patagonia, Australia, and the Ivory Coast.  

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 12:30pm, $13

       

      In Honeyland a woman utilises ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in the mountains of Macedonia. When a neighbouring family tries to do the same, it becomes a source of tension as they disregard her wisdom and advice. Read our review.

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

       

      Vancity Theatre's Best of 2019 film series screens Robert Eggers' hallucinatory thriller The Lighthouse featuring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson as 19th-century lighthouse keepers confined to a desolate, windswept rock for a four-week stint, who slowly come apart at the seams.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 8:45 pm, $13

       

      In Uncut Gems Adam Sandler is a New York jeweler and natural-born gambler who bets the farm on uncut black opals he smuggles in from Ethopia, but foolishly shows them to NBA star Kevin Garnett (who insists on borrowing them as a good luck charm).

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 8:30pm, $13

       

      COMEDY

      Getting the Business returns with the premiere episode of season two, Home/Base. talent agent Oliver and disgraced actor Roman fall deeper into the supernatural underworld that exists right here on planet earth. Its X-Files meets Extras.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 8pm, $10

       

      The Laugh Gallery with Graham Clark has the city's top stand-ups and audience trivia for prizes all for the low price of $5. 

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 9pm, $5

       

      TRIVIA

      Could you BE more excited for Kaboom Atomic's Friends Trivia? Join in the costume contest and win Friends-themed prizes.

      Portside Pub, 7 Alexander, 8pm, Free

       

      IQ 2000 hosts Trivia Night at Colony Bar, a pop culture quiz with prize packs and drinks to be won.

      Colony Bar, 2904 Main, 8pm, Free

        

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

       

      FOOD & DRINK

      Learn how to make chocolate from scratch using a wet grinder. Learn about cacao, roasting, winnowing, refining, and tempering to create chocolate ganache truffles.

      Mon Paris Patisserie, 4396 Beresford, 6:30pm, $165

       

      Vine&hops hosts the Mash Up Brewery, Urban Winery & Distillery Tour. Start with a beer flight and appies at a local brewery, followed by wine flights and a light dinner at Vancouver’s only urban winery, and finish with cocktails and dessert at a local distillery.

      Yaletown-Roundhouse Station, 6pm, $119

        

      ETCETERA

      Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks features 20 of the world’s most astonishing skyscrapers from the United States of America, Australia, Asia, Canada and United Arab Emirates constructed with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy by Australia’s Ryan McNaught, the only certified LEGO professional in the Southern Hemisphere.

      Science World at Telus World of Science, 1455 Quebec, Until September 7

       

      See how the Korean, Taiwanese, Chinese, and Vietnamese cultures celebrate the Lunar New Year at Oakridge Centre's The Castles & The Lifestyles exhibition.

      Oakridge Centre, 650 West 41st Ave, Free

       

        

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