After a week of heavy snow that compelled everyone to stay in, this weekend is perfect for getting out – and chowing down. The Dine Out Vancouver Festival kicks off today, with the annual food and restaurant event enticing diners with an array of special menus and programing all over Metro Vancouver, including 25 participating restaurants on the North Shore. Set menus will be available at $15, $25, $35, and $45 (plus tax and tip), and are offered for dinners, lunches, and even brunches. Click here to see participating establishments on the North Shore.
As a great local scribe once wrote, the Comic Strippers will gyrate into your heart. The satirical male stripper show is set to return to the North Shore tonight at Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver. The parody and improv comedy show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $44
Two-time Juno Award-winning duo Pharis and Jason Romero are set to perform their old timey roots and folk songs at Capilano University tonight at 8 p.m., featuring a full band of performers playing handmade banjos and old acoustic guitars. Tickets: $35
A new exhibition at Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver chronicles the Revolution of Our Times. Featuring photos, artifacts, artwork and human stories, the exhibition showcases work created by photojournalists who were on the ground covering the 2019 Anti-Extradition Protests in Hong Kong. Brought to viewers in partnership with North Vancouver City Library’s Issues That Matter program, the exhibition is on display at the gallery now until Jan. 22
Kind of Blue, Miles Davis’s 1959 jazz masterpiece commonly considered the genre’s high water mark, is being lovingly recreated on the North Shore. Fiddler, trumpeter and singer-songwriter Daniel Lapp, along with a combo of other West Coast jazz greats, will perform the album in its entirety tonight at Kay Meek Arts Centre, starting at 7:30 p.m.