5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, April 6

Dec 19 2017, 9:10 pm

Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Wednesday, April 6. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

A Dark Shape on the Horizon

  • What: An art exhibition featuring the work of Curtis Grahauer in The Gallery at Queen’s Park from April 6 – 30, 2016. Join us for the Opening Reception on Wednesday, April 6, from 6 to 8pm. Everyone is welcome.
  • Where: The Gallery at Queen’s Park – Queens Park, New Westminster
  • When: Wednesday, April 6; 6 to 8 p.m.

A Tribe Called Red

  • What: Canadian electronica-First Nations trio, composed of DJ NDN, Bear Witness, and 2oolman, with guests Krisp Kutz.
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, April 6; 9 p.m.

Minoru Chapel Opera

  • What: Opera Di Concertsti is proud to present highlights from Aïda. Composed by Giuseppe Verdi and premiered in Cairo in 1851, Aïdais a story of jealousy, treachery, death, love and transformation.
  • Where: Minoru Chapel – 6540 Gilbert Road, Richmond
  • When: Wednesday, April 6; 2 p.m.

Dewey Decibel Youth Poetry Slam

  • What: Bring your words to life and speak at this monthly slam. A workshop with established spoken word artists will be followed by a poetry slam. All poetic styles are welcome. It’s your chance to hear and be heard by your peers and say what’s on your mind.
  • Where: Peter Kaye Room, Vancouver Public Library – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, April 6; 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Celebrate trees with launch of Vancouver Tree Book

  • What: David Tracey will read from and sign copies of his new living city field guide on trees, the Vancouver Tree Book.
  • Where: Book Warehouse – 4118 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, April 6; 7 p.m.