5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, January 27

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Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Wednesday, January 27. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon

  • What: The Public Salon is a fast paced evening of ideas shared by 8 of Vancouver’s Thinkers and Doers. The audience will be entertained, educated, inspired and maybe even provoked. Join us to hear from, Brett Finlay, Farzana Jaffer Jeraj, Scott Jones, Bill Richardson, Trevor Stokes, Eran Sudds and others.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, January 27; 6:30 p.m.

Dine Out Vancouver

  • What: Canada’s largest food and drink festival dishes up unlimited ways to enjoy the flavours of the city. Choose from a 17-day calendar of culinary events and experiences, hundreds of restaurants throughout the city and dozens of hotel options to create delicious dining experiences.
  • Where: Various participating restaurants.
  • When: Friday, January 15 to Sunday, January 31

Cooking Class Series #1: Stocks, Soups and Stews (with wine)

  • What: Introducing the cooking class series: Kitchen Skills Series;Classes meant to enhance your skills in the kitchen with some demonstration of basic, to get your cooking to the next level, without the chef jargon… we’ll make it easy, promise! Learn to make stocks, dough, puff pastry… and so much more! For the first class of the series, we will introduce you to stocks, soups and stews.
  • Where: The Uncommon Cafe – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, January 27; 6 to 9 p.m.

Blast From the Past at Robson Square Ice Rink

  • What: Come down to the rink for a night of music starting in the 70’s through to the 2000’s, and join in on the fun! Get creative and dress up in attire from the past, anything prior to the 70’s works as well! Also, if you come skating dressed up you will receive a chance to enter in the draw, and a complimentary hot chocolate! So bring your friends, family, and your blast from the past spirit, and get ready for a night of fun you don’t want to miss!
  • Where: Robson Square Ice Rink – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, January 27; 5 to 9 p.m.

Vancouver TheatreSports 28th Annual Massacre

  • What: Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) 28th annual improv festival and competition, The Massacre, which hits The Improv Centre stage from January 27 through February 14, promises to banish the blahs with loads of laughs.
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • When: January 27 to February 14

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