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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, May 22

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Daniel Chai May 22, 2018 5:00 am 1,451

Start your shortened work week with one of these seven great events happening in Vancouver today, Tuesday May 22. Concerts, theatre, and more to check out.

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

Joyner Lucas

  • What: American rapper Joyner Lucas brings his fluid flow, impeccable wordplay and vivid storytelling to Fortune Sound with special guest Eli.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

40 Days and 40 Nights

Image: Electric Company Theatre

  • What: The project was inspired by a challenge to live for 40 days and 40 nights making all choices based in love, and draws on the magical poetry of Hafez, the philosophy of Alain Badiou, Hindu festivals, Biblical tales, and countless other ruminations on the word “love.” This immersive theatrical experience inspires you to believe, even for a moment, that love is something active and alive in the world. Presented by Electric Theatre Company.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22 to Saturday, May 26, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $33-$36. $15 opening night

Women in the Spotlight Dinner featuring Karina LeBlanc

  • What: Karina LeBlanc is a two time Olympic Canadian soccer player, bronze medalist, motivational speaker, media host and humanitarian. She shares her stories at the Women in the Spotlight Dinner.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9:20 pm
  • Where: The Law Courts Inn – 800 Smithe Street, 4th Floor, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Vancouver Chamber Players Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence

Hycroft Mansion at 1489 McRae Avenue in Shaughnessy. Today this is home to the University Women’s Club of Vancouver, but in 1924 it was the home of General AD McRae.

Hycroft Mansion

  • What: The Vancouver Chamber Players are a group of professional musicians who search out and play unjustly neglected works of the classical chamber music repertoire. For over sixteen seasons, they have been rediscovering and performing truly wonderful “treasures” of the past – many of which have not been heard in North America.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
  • Where: Hycroft – 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Kw’áyatsut (Training to Become)

  • What: Join the Indigenous storyteller in residence T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss and listen to slam poetry, songs and stories.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 2:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Kensington Branch – 1428 Cedar Cottage Mews, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

S.T.A.F.F (Squamish:Tech.Art.Film.Festival)

  • What: Each event has a unique twist with a mix of talks, workshops, music, film and art. Guest speakers include former Montreal Allouettes linebacker Shea Emery, Carlee Price an angel investor who recently presented at SXSW, Bradley Roulston who implemented the Nelson Dollar, local Dr Sal Meli of Euphoria and more.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Common – 38016 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$60

The Strange Case of the Singing Toadfish and its Bizarre Mating Behaviour

  • What: Learn about the Plainfin Midshipman Fish aka the singing toadfish, which can be found on beaches right here in British Columbia. Presentation led by Dr. Sigal Balshine, a professor from McMaster University.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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