5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 16

Dec 19 2017, 8:46 pm

Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Wednesday, March 16. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

Provence-Inspired Cooking Class & Dinner

  • What: Enjoy a French Provence-inspired meal, cooked right before your eyes at Powell Street’s Uncommon Café. The event, which is led by Valentine Kitamura, includes a starter, main, and dessert, plus two glasses of wine per person, paired with food.
  • Where: The Uncommon Café – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 6 to 9 p.m.

Snarky Puppy’s Cory Henry presents: THE REVIVAL (Early Show)

  • What: Cory Henry has been the recipient of Best R&B Grammy Award with Snarky Puppy, as well as Best Contemporary Instrumental Album Grammy for the 2015 album Sylva, and is known as an in-demand, multi-instrumentalist and producer who’s worked with an array of musical legends across genres, including Yolanda Adams, Sara Bareilles, P. Diddy, Kirk Franklin, Kenny Garrett, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Shaun Kingston, Donald Lawrence, Michael McDonald, Boyz II Men, NAS, Bruce Springsteen, The Roots and as a member of the Grammy Award-winning collective Snarky Puppy.
  • Where: VCC Auditorium – 1155 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 7 p.m.

Rock Paper Scissors on The Portside

  • What: Where else can you crush, cover and cut your way to victory in Gastown on a Wednesday night. Don’t miss Gastown’s newest and most extreme experience. Every Wednesday night at The Portside Pub, friends JollyBrain Productions are hosting a hilarious Rock, Paper, Scissors tournament on The Portside. Enjoy $4 Jameson shots all night with the winners taking home a special prize each week.
  • Where: Portside Pub – 7 Alexander Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 8 p.m.

Zulu Panda

  • What: Vancouver Singer-Songwriter. Indie-Rock Guitarist. Amateur Photographer. Part-Time Philosopher. Closet Geek. Pizza Enthusiast. “When I was a kid I would sneak out of class and hide in the little boys’ room to avoid choir practice. Now music is undoubtedly part of my everyday life.”
  • Where: The Roxy – 932 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 8 p.m.


  • Where: L.E.D. Bar – 967 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.