Ballet West

decorated Pointe shoes by zaimoku_woodpile

Date: February 1st @ 7:0pm
Location:   Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton St.

Presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Sweet and Bitter by Africa Guzman (Spain) uses Ezio Bosso’s score as a source of inspiration “to find strength and sensitivity and transform the most classic lines to play with the limits of gravity.” Be treated to the two famous duets from Swan Lake as reimagined by the company’s Artistic Director Adam Sklute.

Perfectly Petty – Jamming with Giants

Tom Petty by Thomas Hawk

Date: January 26th @ 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Location:   Capital Ballroom at 858 Yates St.

Enjoy a night of music by Tom Petty plus hits by the Beatles, The Byrd’s, the traveling Wilburys & more. Tom Petty hits, one of the greatest songwriters of our time, will be performed by Canadian Tribute Artist Dave D and his band Perfectly Petty.

The Lost Fleet Exhibit Launch with Keynote Speaker: David Suzuki

Force of Nature y David Susuki Foundation

Date: January 24th @ 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Location:   Maritime Museum of British Columbia at 634 Humboldt St.

This launch event features speaker presentations from Dr. Jordan Stanger-Ross, Associate Professor at the University of Victoria and Project Director of the Landscapes of Injustice, Michael Abe, Project Manager of Landscapes of Injustice, Dr. David Suzuki, environmentalist with personal connection to the forced internment of Japanese-Canadians, and special guest, Marlene Howell, the Maritime Museum of BC Artist-in-Residence.

Kilshaw’s Auction: The Elegant Home & BC Regional Art

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Date: January 24th @ 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location:  Kilshaw’s Auctioneers at 1007 Langley St.

This fun evening features great treasures for reasonable prices. This evening features local paintings, sculptures, pottery and more along with Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian teak, contemporary design and beautiful décor. View the catalogue and pictures of the week online.


Man poster

Date: January 25th @ 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location:  McPherson Playhouse at 3 Centennial Square

This contemporary dance performance Man is the understanding as man and human being is a project at the crossroads between two cultures. Through seriousness and humour, MAN portrays individual struggle for inner balance and unfolds as a dialogue between the Norwegian choreographer Solvi Edvardsen and the remarkable dance Sudesh Adhana.