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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, September 6

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Daniel Chai Sep 05, 2017 1:51 pm 820

The first hump day of a new month! Power up your Wednesday with our rundown of seven great events happening around Vancouver. Vancouver Canadians, Bard on the Beach and more.

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

Vancouver Canadians

Vancouver Canadians baseball

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  • What: The Vancouver Canadians are in the playoffs! Catch MILB post-season Divisional Series action tonight. Vancouver last made the playoffs in 2014.
  • Where: Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
  • When: September 6 and 7
  • Tickets: Online

Shylock – Bard on the Beach

  • What: BC writer Mark Leiren-Young’s 20-year old play returns Bard on the Beach, which originally premiered the work back in 1996. Shylock’s one-man monologue about censorship, racism and the role of theatre still strikes many chords today. The provocative contemporary work has been updated to tie directly into our current political and social climate.
  • When: September 6 to 15
  • Where: Vanier Park – 1000 Chestnut St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Bard on the Beach; $21-$43

Talent Day – BC Tech Innovation Hub

  • What: BC’s top tech companies are looking for developers, QAs, data analysts, UX/UI designers, IT and DevOps engineers, and project managers. If you are a tech professional in one of these roles looking for your next dream job, or just looking to connect with awesome local tech employers, head to Talent Day at the BC Tech Innovation Hub, hosted by BCjobs.ca in partnership with the BC Tech Association.
  • When: September 6
  • Time: 5 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: BC Tech Innovation Hub – 887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC
  • Tickets: Online, $10

The Gigantic, Enormous, Very Large, Unfathomably Sized Painting

  • What:  An ex-couple plots together to steal the largest painting (Ever.) and embarks on an absurdist crime heist…but can they escape the shadow of the worst break-up (Ever.)? A romance gone awry from the fine young minds of Vancouver’s Eternal Youth Theatre Collective.
  • When: September 6
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Heritage Grill – 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • Admission: Pay-What-You-Want

A Married Couple at The Cinematheque

  • What: As part of Canada on Screen, The Cinematheque presents a free screening of A Married Couple (1969), Allan King’s classic (and controversial) fly-on-the-wall portrait of a conflict-filled marriage in 1960s Toronto. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 6 pm.
  • When: September 6
  • Time: 8:40 pm
  • Where: The Cinematheque – 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Free

Langley Community Farmers’ Market

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  • What: On Wednesday afternoons in the warm weather months at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Campus you will discover more than 50 vendors that “Make it, Bake it, or Grow it” selling the very best the region has to offer.
  • Day/Time: Every Wednesday to October 25
  • Time: 12 to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Kwantlen Langley Campus Courtyard – 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley

Skillet – Unleashed Tour

  • What: Skillet is an American Christian rock band from Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Two of their albums, Awake and Comatose, are certified Platinum by RIAA while Rise, is certified Gold.
  • When: September 6
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster

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

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