7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, September 15

Sep 11 2017, 4:55 am

Hooray for Friday! Get your weekend vibes ready with our seven things to do around Vancouver today, from Dear Rouge, Crankdat and more.

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

El Grito – Mexican Independence Day 

  • What: Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with El Grito. Featuring a huge screen, live mariachi, a massive dance party and more.
  • When: September 18
  • Time: 8:30 pm to 3 am
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$25

Dear Rouge with Little Destroyer

Dear Rouge/Ships To Shore

  • What: Dear Rouge is led by husband and wife duo Drew and Danielle McTaggart. Between the two of them, they carry years of touring and recording with multiple bands and different musical ventures. Presented as part of the Westward Music Festival.
  • When: September 15
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Rainforest by Night

  • What: ​Experience a west coast rainforest beneath a crescent moon when owls salamanders and beavers are active. Ages 6+
  • When: September 15
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Minnekhada Regional Park
  • Price: $8 per adult, $4.25 per child/youth/adult 65+

Deaf Inclusion in Theatre

  • What: Are you an arts organization or arts manager looking to find best practices for including d/Deaf artists and audiences? This workshop will highlight some of the common mistakes that arts organizations are making, and provide you with an insight into how to effectively partner with d/Deaf artists and participants. Join Landon Krentz, the only Deaf Arts Administrator in the entire West Coast of Canada, to develop your organizations best practices.
  • When: September 15
  • Time: Noon to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1298 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $50-$100 sliding scale. Email [email protected]ific.ca to apply.

A Game Of You

  • What: A Game Of You is an immersive theatre concept making its Canadian premiere at Harbour Centre. Features surprises, secrets, twists and memorable moments.
  • When: Now to September 16
  • Time: Various Times
  • Where: Harbour Centre – 555 West Hastings, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $29 – $39



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  • What: Known for flipping tracks into re-imagine bangers, Ohio-based bass producer Crankdat makes his return to Vancouver playing at VENUE for EMBRVCE Fridays.
  • When: September 15
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Venue – 881 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years

  • What: The Ron Dunkley Memorial Society Proudly Presents “British Invasion”, an uutdoor drive-in event featuring live music, dancing, and an outdoor screening of The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. All proceeds to be donated to BC Professional FireFighters Burn Fund.
  • When: September 15
  • Time: Event starts at 5 pm. Movie starts at Dusk.
  • Where: Cloverdale Exhibition & Rodeo Grounds – 6050 – 176th Street, Cloverdale
  • Tickets: $25 donation for a Carload of people. Tickets on sale at RD-MS.com (Ron’s Memorial Website)
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