5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, February 24

Dec 19 2017, 8:20 pm

The slowest part of the week is here, but these fast-paced events are ready to take you away. It’s like a weekend on a Wednesday.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Secrets of the Penthouse by Forbidden Vancouver

  • What: A guided tour behind closed doors of the infamous Penthouse Nightclub, hosted by owner Danny Filippone, author Aaron Chapman and ex-VPD cop Grant McDonald.
  • Where: The Penthouse Nightclub –
  • When: Wednesday, February 22 – 6:30 p.m.

Black History Month at World Poetry

  • What: Explore the work of some of the world’s most influential black poets, at one of Metro Vancouver’s premiere poetry organizations.
  • Where:
  • When: Wednesday, February 22; 6:30 p.m.

Cradle of Filth

  • What: Heavy metal monsters Cradle of Filth roar through the Rickshaw Theatre tonight, with guest Butcher Babies. Get your fill of bands with names that make you weirdly uncomfortable.
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, February 22; 8 p.m.

Mary Mac’s Free Play Wednesday

  • What: Come down for drinks, food, and all the free pinball you can manage. Pinball Wizards welcome.
  • Where:
  • When: Wednesday, February 24; 6 p.m.

Wanda Sykes

  • What: World famous headliner and actor Wanda Sykes comes to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for JFL NorthWest. From The Wanda Sykes Show to Pootie Tang, Sykes is known as one of the funniest people in America – and for good reason.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, February 22; 8 p.m.