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5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, February 2

Daniel Chai Feb 01, 2017 12:00 pm 817

It’s Thursday and the weekend is just around the corner! To help get you there, here are five things to do in Vancouver this Thursday, from live music to Pancakes & Booze.

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

Pancakes & Booze Art Show

  • What: Witness more than 50 artists showcasing live audio and visual performances, painting, photography, sculptures, drawings, and graffiti – and get free pancakes! – at North America’s largest pop-up underground art show.
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E. Pender St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, from 7 pm to midnight
  • Tickets: On the door, $5, or skip the line with online VIP tickets for $10

Canucks vs. Sharks

The new Canucks supporters section shows their love for their team! (Vancouver Canucks/Twitter)

The new Canucks supporters section shows their love for their team! (Vancouver Canucks/Twitter)

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the San Jose Sharks for the first time this season, in their quest to reach the playoffs. They could make it with your support – look out for the new supporters’ section making their third ever appearance!
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, at 7 pm
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $39.75-$197.75

Andrew Johnston

  • What: Originally from Brockville, Ontario, Andrew Johnston has quickly made a name for himself as one of the most prolific gadabouts and hottest up-and-comers on the Toronto comedy scene – and now he’s coming to Vancouver!
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver Comedy Club – 2837 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $9.53

Lydia Loveless

  • What: Blessed with a commanding, blast-it-to-the-back-of-the-room voice, American singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless pulls, teases and stretches from soaring, singalong pop gems, with roots around the edges to proto-punk.
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm
  • Tickets: On TicketWeb, $15

Talent Time 9 Year Hot Tub Party

  • What: The long-running variety show hosted by Paul Anthony celebrates it’s ninth annversary at The Rio Theatre with a Hot Tub Party. Featuring dance dynamo Nolan Dubec, stand-up comedian Ivan Decker, and I,Kandee performing an anniversary song.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

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

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