Anyone calling Vancouver a “No Fun City” obviously isn’t looking very hard. Here are just a few of the events happening in the city this week.
Vancouver Events Calendar has more. Tuesday, April 5
What: Los Angeles’ folk/rock mastermind Father John Misty comes to the Orpheum tonight. Don’t miss this. You will regret it.
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, April 5; 7 p.m.
What: Edward Snowden gave up everything he had to do what he thought was right. CBC’s Laura Lynch will host a web-link discussion with one of the most notorious figures of the 21st Century tonight.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, April 5; 6 p.m.
What: The Bayou Ramblers take you through a night of the hottest jazz in town, straight from the swamps of Louisiana.
Where: The Backstage Lounge – 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, April 5; 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6
What: Over 25 local companies, including BMO, Census Canada, Randstad, and the Edgewater Casino are looking for workers. Gussy up, bring your resume, and start on a new path.
Where: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
When: Wednesday, April 6; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What: Opera Di Concertsti presents highlights from Giuseppe Verdi’s Aïda, premiered in Cairo in 1851. This timeless work is a story of jealousy, treachery, death, love and transformation.
Where: Minoru Chapel – 6540 Gilbert Road, Richmond
When: Wednesday, April 6; 2 p.m.
What: The latest film from the Coen Brothers, Hail, Caesar! explores the Golden Age of Hollywood, starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Emma Thompson, Channing Tatum and more.
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
When: Wednesday, April 6; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7
What: Royal City Musical Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning Fiddler on the Roof. Check out a classic come to life, right in your own back yard.
Where: Massey Theatre – 735 8th Avenue, New Westminster
When: Thursday, April 7; 7:30 p.m.
What: The latest exhibition by Canadian artist Deborah Worsfold, exploring the colour, dark, and light of the interior spaces we call home.
Where: Petley Jones Gallery – 1554 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
When: Thursday, April 7; 6 to 8 p.m.
What: The Vancouver TheatreSports League presents the newest show inspired by the smash hit series Game of Thrones. See all your favourites: The Big Guy! The Psychopathic Kid! And more!
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau, Granville Island, Vancouver
When: Thursday, April 7; 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8
What: Black Tone Heart, Bone State Rebellion, Friction Project & ILLUMINOSITY are on the scene tonight, looking to blow your brain out of the back of your head with rock.
Where: Studio Records – 919 Granville Street, Vancouver
When: Friday, April 8; 7:30 p.m.
What: Help support The Rogue Folk Club and St. James Hall with this amazing show featuring Texas Rockabilly Swing, dancing, and much more.
Where: St. James Hall – 3214 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
When: Friday, April 8; 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
What: Inspirational musician and daughter of late legendary performer Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar comes to the Chan Centre with her own fresh style, and amazing musical skill.
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, UBC, Vancouver
When: Friday, April 8; 8 p.m.
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