Things to Do in Vancouver: Finding Fun Things to Do in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Special Events for January 2003


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January 1 - 31, 2003
17th Annual Brackedale Winter Eagle Festival and Count, centred at the Brackendale Art Gallery; 1(604) 898-3333 .

January 9 - 18, 2003
The Pillar Clock (Hashira Dokei): A Japanese family divided by geography, culture and old secrets crosses great distances to face an uncertain future. Set in Japan and Canada, this emotional and poignant play by an up and coming playwright depicts the complex relationships between parents and their grown children with humour and heartwarming honesty.  Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver; 604-689-0926.

January 10 & 24, February 7, 2003
Theatresports is a competitive form of improvisation, created by Keith Johnstone, that guarantees laughter for people of all ages. Live Theatre that’s cheaper than a movie (and funnier too!). Check it out at the green door. Tickets are all $8, on sale at 7:30pm at the door, cash only. Call 604-722-6745 or 604-984-4484 for more info; Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver;

January 10 - 25, 2003
NRG-AURUM will mesmerize audiences and leave them breathless. The music recalls fond memories and simpler times and takes you on a musical memory tour. Rejuvinate your soul with everything from the beloved Beatles to the scandalous pop queens Madonna and Britney. You will be drawn in by the magnetic aura of the production through the choreography, lighting, set design and costumes. Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver; 604-984-4484.

January 11, 2003
Action Percussion: Five talented drummers perform original music on twenty-five futuristic instruments, skillfully crafted from salvaged and recycled junk.  At the Vancouver East Cultural Centre; 604-251-1363.

January 15, 2003
ROCK SCHOOL: Hear PoCo's rising rock stars - both cover songs and original lyrics, at the Terry Fox Theatre, Terry Fox School Port Coquitlam; 604-941-5401.

January 17 - 19, 2003
ESP PSYCHIC EXPO at the PNE - Garden Auditorium;

January 18, 2003
The Seven B's: In 1902 people used to talk about the three B's of music, namely Bach, Beethowven and Brahms. But in 2002, our musical worlds have been greatly expanded and we need at least seven B's to represent the best in music, so we are adding Byrd, Bruckner, Britten and Bernstein to the canon for this occasion. Presented by Vancouver Chamber Choir.  Ryerson United Church. 604-738-6822.

January 19, 2003
21st Century Flea Market at the Croatian Cultural Centre, Vancouver; (604) 925-3159.

January 21 - 26, 2003
Saturday Night Fever: The Broadway musical featuring the legendary hits of the BeeGees! At the Queen Elizabeth Theatre; 604 280-4444.

January 21 - 26, 2003
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER:Clear Channel Entertainment presents the hit Broadway musical Saturday Night Fever; at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver;  604-280-4444.

January 21, 2003
George Carlin at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver; 604-280-4444.

January 24, 2003
Vancouver International Motorcycle Show, Tradex Centre, Abbotsford; 604 294-1313.

January 24 - 26, 2003
Vancouver Motorcycle Show at the Tradex Centre, Abbotsford; (604) 294-1313.

January 25, 2003
A special Robbie Burns Day Celebration: Join Vancouver-based Celtic band Blackthorn for a special tribute to Scotland's national poet and all things Scottish. The evening will feature traditional music, bagpipes, highland dancing, and maybe even something served up in a sheep's stomach!  Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam; 604-927-6555.

January 25, 2003
B.C. Highland Dance Competition: This dance competition is open to the public and will set your feet a'leaping!, Terry Fox Theatre; 604-941-5401.

January 26, 2003
Major Conrad Flapps: A blend of comedy, zany wit and music. Ages 5 and up. At the Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam;  (604) 927-6555.

January 26, 2003
Kids Stuff Swap Meet at the Fleetwood Community Centre, Surrey; (604) 501-5030.

January 30 - February 2, 2003
Early Bird RV Show & Sale at the Tradex Centre, Abbotsford; 1-866-739-4999.

January 30 - February 2, 2003
Sunbrite Lunar Chinese New Year Festival at the Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver; (604) 273-1655.

January 31, 2003
Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers: The comedic trio from Newfoundland are back…with their latest CD…”i’m looney”; Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver; 604-984-4484.

Ongoing until January 12, 2003
West Side Story at the Stanley Theatre, Vancouver; 604-687-1644.

Ongoing until January 12, 2003
Won Ju Lim: Addresses ideas of Vancouver as a new city reflecting the past and future, Vancouver Art Gallery; 604-662-4719.

Ongoing until January 31, 2002
Arithmetricks Perfectly Perplexing Puzzles: Step right up to the greatest math show on Earth! Ringmaster Fineas Polygon is your guide as you explore the dozen tabletop puzzles and large maze in the turn-of-the-century circus setting. Science World; 604-443-7443.

Ongoing until January 31, 2003
Nikon Small World Photo Exhibit at Science World; (604) 443-7443.

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