5 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 5

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Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, January 5. For more things to around town, check out our events calendar.

Opera Warriors

  • What: Performed by Huajin Dance Drama Ensemble of Shanxi Academy of Arts, the large-scale spectacle is brought to life by the award-winning creative team behind the 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony, and features 40 masterful dancers, elaborate sets, sumptuous costumes, and breathtaking choreography with an original orchestral score.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Hamilton and Georgia, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, January 5; 8 to 10 p.m.

Pop-Up Comedy Jam at Cafe Deux Soleils

  • What: An improv mixer of epic proportions. Join The Fictionals and special guests from the Vancouver Improv Community for comedy inspired by your ideas. Each show is a brand new experience, so come on down!
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, January 5; 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Adrienne and the Flights

  • What: Adrienne and the Flights are an upcoming, Vancouver based trio, made up of three musicians whose different backgrounds bring together a unique and exciting mix of music. A wide variety of influences are highly evident in each original piece, sharing distinct melodies and tones. Being acoustically driven, Adrienne and the Flights deliver diverse sounds from a fusion of indie, R&B, jazz and soul.
  • Where: The Roxy Cabaret – 932 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, January 5; 8 p.m.

Ice Skating at Robson Square

  • What: The rink at Robson Square is operated seasonally by the provincial government when the temperatures begin to dip, running from morning into the late evening hours.
  • Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, January 5; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Intro to Web Development Workshop

  • What: Join us for our monthly Intro to Web Development workshop in Vancouver. All workshops are intended for complete beginners; you’ll learn the basics of HTML and CSS from our amazing educators and leave with your first website coded from scratch. You’ll also learn more about BrainStation’s upcoming courses, job opportunities, workshops and events!
  • Where: BrainStation Vancouver HQ – 1110 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, January 5; 6 to 8 p.m.

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