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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, February 20

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Daniel Chai Feb 19, 2017 10:51 pm 724

Garfield had it all wrong – Mondays can be fun, especially with our list of seven things to check out in Vancouver this Monday! Kung Fu lessons, a live podcast, and more.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Welcome to Night Vale with musical guest Erin McKeown

  • What: Welcome to Night Vale has grown to be one of the most popular podcasts on the Internet. Hosted by Cecil Palmer (played by Cecil Baldwin), the live show features guest stars, live musical guests, live music from Disparition, and Cecil himself performing unheard scripts that complement and enhance the constantly evolving narrative of the podcast.
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
  • When: February 20 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $27.50-$39.50

Stacked Comedy at Yagger’s Kitsilano

  • What: Stacked Comedy is a weekly Monday night Stand Up Comedy showcase hosted by Karl Sullivan and features some of the best Comedians working in Vancouver as well touring headliners from across the US and Canada. Part of JFL Northwest.
  • Where: Yagger’s Kitsilano – 2884 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: February 20 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off

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  • What: The familiar tale of the enmity between Elizabeth I of England and Mary Queen of Scots is retold with ferocious iconoclasm and boundless wit by Scotland’s most popular and contemporary playwright. Presented by Vitalsparktheatre.
  • Where: Participating locations. See full list here. 
  • When: February 17 to March 11 at various times
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$25

Mark Schiff

  • What: Mark Schiff has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with David Letterman, he has had both HBO and Showtime specials, and was the featured act at the Montreal Comedy Festival. Schiff has written for and guest starred on Mad About You, appeared on Empty Nest and served as a writer on The Roseanne Show. Part of the Chutzpah! Festival.
  • Where: The Norman Rothstein Theatre – 950 West 41st Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 6 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $9-$11

Free Kung Fu Lessons

  • What: Free lessons in traditional Shaolin Kung Fu. Includes 30 minutes of warm-up, stretching and basics, followed by 45 minutes of strength training, kicks and punches, traditional excercises, and more. Hosted by Matthias of Immortal Dragon Vancouver.
  • Where: Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre – 7646 Prince Albert Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Monday at 6 pm
  • Cost: Free

Pierce The Veil – Rest In Space Tour

  • What: Since 2006, San Diego’s Pierce The Veil has made millions of fans worldwide with their honest and hypnotic hard rock. They’re on tour to support their fourth full-length album, Misadventures, with guests Falling In Reverse and Crown the Empire.
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 20 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $32.50

AdventureSmart – Survive Outside Program Presentation

  • What: BC AdventureSmart is presenting the Survive Outside Program at Capilano University with the support of the OREC program. There will a panel discussion after the presentation with members from Lions Bay SAR, North Shore Rescue, AdventureSmart and a backcountry enthusiast who was rescued recently on the North Shore mountains.
  • Where: Capilano University – 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver
  • When: February 20 at 7 pm

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

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