What: Part of a lecture series entitled Eight Days that Changed the World in which faculty members of Langara College explore some of the turning points of history and consider how far reaching their effects have been.
Where: Dunbar Community Centre – 4747 Dunbar Street, Vancouver
When: 7 p.m.
Tickets: To register, call 604-222-6060, entry $4.
What: As one of the most prolific Taiwanese artists of his time, Wakin Chau’s rise to fame in the late ’80s made him a household name in Southeast Asia, and he’s been topping the charts ever since with his catchy tunes and strong tenor.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: A proud 120-year-old tradition returns, as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra present Last Night of the Proms. You’ll hear stirring renditions of Pomp & Circumstance,Rule Britannia, Jerusalem and much more in this beloved and heart-warming concert.