What’s new in the Tri-Cities for the weekend of January 14-16, 2022?

Weekend events in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody from January 14-16, 2022.

Friday January 14


Coquitlam’s award-winning theater troupe, Stage 43, returns to the Evergreen Cultural Center (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For its 39th season, the cast and crew present The 39 steps by Patrick Barlow. Directed by Wayne Nolan, the four-actor show runs from January 13-16 and January 19-22. Tickets for the January 19 performance are two-for-one for adult seating (use code 3939).

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca/604-927-6555


The Port Moody Film Society rolls Pain and Glory, a Spanish drama written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar and starring Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz, at the Inlet Theater (100 Newport Dr., Port Moody). The film starts at 7:30 p.m.; ticket sales begin at 6:45 p.m. ($5 plus a $5 society membership, cash or check only). Spectators must wear masks during the show; capacity is limited to 50% per provincial health orders, and proof of vaccination and ID must be presented upon entry.

MORE: pmfilm.ca

Saturday January 15


Three new exhibits are in place at PoMoArts (formerly Port Moody Arts Centre): Come together (Melanie Ellery); Dichotomy (Amy J. Dyck); and Vancouver Foreign Arts Festival (traveling show by artists Rojina Farrokhnejad, Alex Lavrov, Andrew Woods and Sandra Yuen). The screens can be seen until February 16.

MORE: pomoarts.ca

Sunday January 16


There are only two weeks left until Coquitlam’s Lights at Lafarge wraps up for the season. Take your kids and your cameras to pose for photos at the selfie stations and enjoy a hot drink at the center of the concession – served by Rocky Point Ice Cream. The lights come on around 4:30 p.m. at Town Center Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Take the Millennium Line to the Lafarge Lake–Douglas station.

MORE: coquitlam.ca/lights