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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, May 31

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Daniel Chai May 31, 2018 5:00 am 115

The last day of May has arrived. Say so long with an interesting event happening today, Thursday, May 31. The Royal Canadian Circus, Universe of the Brain, and more.

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

The Royal Canadian Circus

Royal Canadian Family Circus

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  • What: For 50 years, the Royal Canadian family Circus has been providing fun activities and entertainment for kids and the entire family. Sit under the Big Top, popcorn in hand, and be awed by the gravity-defying performers.
  • When: Thursday, May 31 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Times: Various times
  • Where: Lansdowne Centre – 5300 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
  • Tickets: Online

Middleditch and Schwartz

  • What: Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley and Ben Schwartz from Parks and Recreation and House Of Lies will be performing their two-person long-form improv show.
  • When: Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45.50

C’mon, Angie!

  • What: This world premiere Flying Start production showcases the emerging talent of local playwright Amy Lee Lavoie. She is an award-winning playwright and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada’s Playwriting Program. C’mon, Angie! stars Kayla Deorksen and Robert Moloney with Lauren Taylor directing.
  • When: 
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Firehall Arts Centre – 280 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Universe of the Brain

  • What: Enjoy an evening of lively discussion as neuroscientists Dr. Liisa Galea and Dr. Julie Robillard debunk the modern mythology of the human brain and teach you how to separate peer-reviewed fact from creative nonfiction. The Universe of the Brain lecture series is a collaboration between The HR MacMillan Space Centre and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.
  • When: Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
  • Where: HR MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Lady Parts: VAGINAS

  • What: In this episode of Lady Parts, be prepared to get wet, bloody, and weird as the cast explores all things vagina related: periods, sex, birth, and good ol’ disenfranchisement. Featuring comedy, burlesque, and live DJ.
  • When: Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Anza Club – 3 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

SHIFT Festival 11: The Naked Truth

may 31

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  • What: The world premiere of Titillations, a brave, bold show by playwright Yvette Dudley Neuman*, mentored by Rachel Peake. Fierce-ly truthful, funny, devastating, Titillations offers insight into some of the diverse embodied experiences of our mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends.
  • When: Thursday, May 31 to Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: CBC Studio 700 – 700 Hamilton St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition Opening

  • What: For professional artists the rising cost of shipping restricts one’s participation in international exhibitions, exposure, and competitions. The Federation of Canadian Artists has made an exhibition that significantly reduces these costs. They present an entire show of artwork delivered in envelopes.
  • When: Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Federation of Canadian Artists – 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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