5 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, November 18

Nov 18 2016, 9:28 am

TGIF! It’s finally the end of the week, so treat yourself to some pre-weekend shinanigans? There are plenty events happening from Startup Weekend to A Tribe Called Red.

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

Startup Weekend Vancouver

  • What: A 54-hour long event, where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!
  • Where: Launch Academy – #300 – 128 W Hastings Sreett, Vancouver
  • When: From Friday, November 18, through Sunday, November 20, hours vary
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $125

Liberté Vintage Fashion Show

  • What: Liberté brings the world of vintage clothing to life in an elegant and inspiring night, along with some awesome music, in benefit of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, which provides shelter and help for women and children living in poverty.
  • Where: The Annex – 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, November 18, from 7 to 10 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $12

Best of Broadway

  • What: Acclaimed Pops conductor Stuart Chafetz presents a tribute to the Best of Broadway. You’ll hear music from South Pacific, West Side Story, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, My Fair Lady, and many more all-time Broadway favourites.
  • Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, from 8 to 10 pm
  • Tickets: From VSO, $19-$95

Spectrum Sessions

  • What: A new series of parties, promoting love and unity through music and diversity. This first session will take you on a deep bass odyssey to explore the deeper side of house music, with special guests Berlin. All are welcome.
  • Where: XYYVR – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, November 18, from 10 pm to 2 am
  • Tickets: From Eventbrite, $10-$12

A Tribe Called Red at the Commodore Ballroom 

  • What: A Tribe Called Red, dominantly known for their unique sound which has revolutionized the global electronic scene and continues to push boundaries in the urban club culture, bringing their pow wow vocals and cutting-edge electronic music to the Vancouver music scene.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St., Vancouver
  • When: Friday, November 18, from 10 pm to 2 am
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $25
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