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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, April 6

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Daniel Chai Apr 06, 2018 5:00 am 1,008

Friday fun, here we come! Plan your schedule with our list of seven events to check out in Vancouver today, April 6. Today there’s Chor Leoni presents Take 6, The Herbal Chef Pop-Up Dinner, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Shinedown

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  • What: The powerful Jacksonville group are slated to perform at the Abbotsford Centre on April 6. And they’ll be joined by special guests 10 years, In This Moment, and One Bad Son, in what’s set to be a concert to remember.
  • Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Road, Abbotsford
  • Tickets: via Ticketmaster from $29.50

Two Solo Exhibitions: Karilynn Ming Ho and Ho Tam

  • What: Richmond Art Gallery presents two solo exhibitions by artists Ho Tam and Karilynn Ming Ho. In dialogue with these exhibitions but outside the physical gallery, RAG presents four public installations along the No.3 Road Canada Line stations and one at the lines terminus at Vancouver’s Waterfront Station, in partnership with Richmond Public Art Program, Canada Line and Capture Photography Festival.
  • When: Friday, April 6 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Richmond Cultural Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Ross From Friends

  • What: Inspiration for Ross From Friends comes from all corners of the musical milieu. Everything from early experimental music to hip-hop sampling, to even 80s Eurobeat and Hi-NRG, helps to make up the comprehensive sound palette that Ross has the creativity and talent to draw from.
  • When: Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

The Herbal Chef Pop-Up Dinner

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  • What: The Herbal Chef AKA Christopher Sayegh is inviting Vancouver diners to take part in an eight-course tasting menu comprised of exclusively cannabis-infused dishes.
  • When: Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Downtown Vancouver restaurant (to be announced day-of)
  • Tickets: $200 (including gratuity and a gift bag); to buy tickets email [email protected]

Chor Leoni presents Take 6

  • What: Bringing audiences to their feet with breathtaking renditions of iconic works from Ben E. King’s Stand By Me, to Pharrell’s Happy, the most-awarded a cappella group in history will make their Vancouver debut. The multi-platinum selling ensemble led by founder Claude McKnight (elder brother to Brian) promise to “bring down the house” with their signature blend of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop.
  • When: Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where:Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$70

Converge – A 3 Day Con About Sexuality, Relationships & Activism

  • What: ​Converge Con is a gathering about sexuality, relationships, and activism. Featuring over 35 presenters from across North America, covering a broad range of topics.
  • When: Friday, April 6 to Sunday, April 8, 2018
  • When: Various times
  • Where: Holiday Inn – 711 West Broadway Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Tracey Bell, A Dozen Divas

  • What: Award-winning entertainer Tracey Bell performs a hilarious, interactive celebrity impersonation show, changing in seconds to become Madonna, Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Cher, Lady Gaga, Marilyn Monroe, Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Liza Minnelli and more. Partial proceeds benefit A Loving Spoonful.
  • When: Friday, April 6, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver,
  • Tickets: Online, $20

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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