5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 6

Oct 6 2016, 1:34 am

You’re over the hump and it’s all downhill to Friday now. Here are five things to do in Vancouver on Thursday, October 6.

Danny Brown

  • What: Detroit’s Danny Brown is no stranger in today’s hip hop scene. From touring with A$AP Rocky, to his tracks like When It Rain, Brown continues to build his fan base. It will be no surprise if he is hip hop’s next massive thing.
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 6 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: At Ticketfly, $42.50

Pressure Canning 101

  • What: This workshop will teach you the ins and outs of pressure canning, the food-safe method for canning foods such as vegetables, fish, seafood, meat, and beans, and you’ll get to take home a jar of whatever you make in the workshop.
  • Where: Homestead Junction – 649 E Hastings St., Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 6, from 6 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: Available online, $40

Japanese Poets North of The 49th

  • What: Japanese poet Takiya Kuwahara (aka The Indifferent Poet) makes his first ever visit to Canada, for a series of poetry performances with live English subtitles, weaving Japan and Canada together though language and storytelling.
  • Where: First performance is at VisualSpace Gallery – 3352 Dunbar Street, Vancouver; locations of further performances and workshops vary
  • When: First performance on Thursday, October 6, at 8 pm; other performances and workshops through October 15
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $10

An Evening In The Orchard

  • What: Share in a sumptuous farm-grown meal prepared by the head chefs of Hawksworth, Bishops, Farmer’s Apprentice, Savio Volpe, Homer Street Cafe, Burdock & Co., to benefit Sole Food Farms, which turns vacant urban land into street farms.
  • Where: Sole Food’s Orchard – Main and Terminal, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 6, from 5 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $175

EAT! Vancouver

  • What: Dropping the trade show element from the event, the EAT! Vancouver Food & Cooking Festival has a diverse calendar of programming aimed at putting Vancouver’s food fans up close with prominent local and national chefs. To find out more about the revamped event check out our article on the change.
  • Where: Various Locations
  • When: October 4-7
  • Price: Tickets are $35-$135 online