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What: LUNA - JAPANESE MOVIE LUNA presents ‘All About Lily Chou-Chou/Lily Cou-Chou no Subete’, the first in a monthly Japanese movie series. Tickets are $4/$2.

When: Thursday January 12, 9 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: Lot 1/9 Vision Workshop What’s your vision for Lot 1/9, the last remaining undeveloped piece of land in the village? The municipality is holding an interactive workshop so Whistler can determine what is the best long-term use for the lots and how best the resort can accommodate a Paralympic arena there.

When: Saturday January 14, 2-5:30 p.m.

Where: TELUS Whistler Conference Centre

What: UZUME TAIKO A unique performance, combining heart-stopping choreography with Japanese festival drumming. Tickets are $20/$17. Call 604-935-8410.

When: Wednesday January 18, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: tai chi in pemberton Take time for tai chi. All body types, ages, fitness levels and stress levels welcome to attend. Cost is $25. Contact Renate at 604-894-1707.

When: Saturday January 21, 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: WHISTLER NATURALISTS: PINEAPPLES, POWDER & PRECIPITATION Learn a little more about Whistler’s weather from the experts. Environment Canada’s David Jones will explain regional weather patterns that bring dry snow and wet snow and local avalanche forecasters will put that in perspective for what that weather means for skiers and riders. Admission is by donation.

When: Thursday January 19, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: THE VINYL CAFE Stuart McLean, one of Canada’s most beloved storytellers, will record more adventures from The Vinyl Cafe in Whistler. McLean will be on hand for two performances. This could be the perfect Christmas gift! Tickets are on sale at MY Millennium Place or call 604-935-8410. Tickets are $30.

When: Tuesday Jan. 24 or Wednesday Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place


What: PLANNING FOR PEMBERTON This workshop will bring stakeholders together to discuss the development of the Pemberton Valley. It is a free moderated event with speakers from the regional district, Mount Currie/Lil’wat Nation, Smart Growth B.C. and the Pemberton Farmer’s Institute among others. For more information contact Ione Smith at 604-915-5234 or email

When: Saturday January 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre, gymnasium

What: THE ALPHA COURSE Explore the Christian faith at a friendly, non-pressured course hosted by Church on the Mountain, Our Lady of the Mountains and the Whistler Village Church. The course includes dinner and is held on Sunday evenings. Call Renae at 604-902-4620 for info.

When: Sunday January 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: CHAMBER LUNCHEON The third annual Whistler Business and the Arts award will be presented at the next Chamber of Commerce luncheon. MLA Joan McIntyre will be speaking at the event. Tickets are $25/$22. Register online at www.

When: Tuesday January 17, 11:45 a.m.

Where: The Trattoria

What: FEDERAL ALL CANDIDATES FORUM Become more informed before you cast your ballot in the federal election on Jan. 23. Candidates are coming to Whistler where they will give opening and closing statements and take questions from the floor. For info contact William at 604-966-8082 or Adriana at 604-932-5528.

When: Thursday January 19, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School, multi-purpose room