7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 29

Mar 27 2017, 6:05 pm

Wednesday is a fine day for fun in Vancouver, and Daily Hive has the hookup. Check out our list of seven things to do today, from Vancouver International Burlesque Festival to a tribute to Beyonce.

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

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast by Gallery 7 Theatre

  • What: This “tale as old as time” comes alive in this musical extravaganza adapted from the Academy award-winning film and based on the beloved fairy-tale.
  • Where: Abbotsford Arts Centre- 2329 Crescent Way, Abbotsford
  • When: March 29 to 31
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$25

Vancouver International Burlesque Festival

Image: Bob Ayers Photography

  • What: Canada’s longest-running burlesque festival returns to showcase the finest local and international talent. The festival includes Tit Talks, an evening of Ted-style talks; the International Cabaret, a night of glitz and glamour with burlesque talent; and Vancouver Uncovered, an evening of comedy, magic, music, seduction, and innovative performance art.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 29 to April 1
  • Tickets: Online, $37.75-$77.75

Get Reel Film Series: Koneline, Our Beautiful Land

  • What: Koneline: Our Land Beautiful does not lecture; it surprises with cinematic action and visual poetry. It is a bold experimental film from some of Canada’s leading documentary artists.
  • Where: White Rock Community Centre – 15154 Russell Avenue, White Rock
  • When: March 29 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Good Money™ Talks Small Business Series – Surrey

  • What: The half-day event combines networking and learning, and will include a complimentary breakfast and lunch, 30-minute presentations by business experts, exhibition booths from Small Business BC and Vancity and tools and resources tailored for entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking to start or grow their business.
  • Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey
  • When: March 29 from 8 am to 12:30 pm
  • Registration: Online, free


  • What: Redpatch is a historical drama that focuses on a young Métis solider from the Nuu-chah-nulth nation of Vancouver Island who volunteers to fight for Canada in the First World War. Set in both Canada and the battlefields of France, Redpatch follows the experiences of this young solider as he endures the horrors of war.
  • Where: Presentation House Theatre – 333 Chesterfield Avenue – North Vancouver, Studio 16 – 1551 West 7th, Vancouver
  • When: March 29 to April 9 at Presentation House Theatre, April 12 to 16 at Studio 16
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$33

BC-Korea Business Connections with the Consul General of Korea – High Tea Kimchi

  • What: At this event, meet and connect with dozens of professionals from across our diverse business community, enjoy a delicious sampling of classic Korean cuisine, and hear special remarks from the Consul General of Korea Gunn Kim.
  • Where: Arisu Korean Barbeque – #203-4501 North Road, Burnaby
  • When: March 29 from 3 to 4 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Lemonade: A Beyoncé Tribute Night

Beyoncé performing in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in 2011. (A.RICARDO/Shutterstock)

Beyoncé performing in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in 2011. (A.RICARDO/ Shutterstock)

  • What: To celebrate her musical journey, The Biltmore Cabaret is hosting an entire night dedicated to the one and only – Queen Bey. Gather up your friends and get ready to enjoy some of Vancouver’s best artists as they pay tribute to Beyoncé by recreating her biggest hits, old and new, even including her Destiny’s Child era.
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Albert Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 29 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $9.99-$14.99