10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, March 5

Mar 3 2017, 5:49 am

Sunday is funday in Vancouver! Get outside and enjoy life with one of our 10 things to do in Vancouver this Sunday, March 5.

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

Illionaire Records Canada Tour 2017

  • What: After successful Canadian tours in 2014 and 2015, South Korea’s duo The Quiett and Dok2 are returning to Vancouver. Dok2 started his career in the underground hip hop scene, dropping mixtapes and being featured on artist’s albums such as Epik High, Drunken Tiger and Supreme Team. He started releasing his own EP album in 2009. The Quiett started his hip hop career in 2003 and has made a name for himself in the music industry. In 2010, The Quiett’s album sales for The Real Me skyrocketed and he became a popular indie hip hop artist.
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 105-750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: March 5 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $70-$140

Opening Reception: Yue Baoyu: Symphony of Multi-visual Elements

  • What: The Arts Council of New Westminster presents Symphony of Multi-visual Elements, a solo exhibition by portrait artist Yue Baoyu. Baoyu combines modern and postmodern concepts in his paintings to create images inspired by both the Eastern and Western art languages. The Opening Reception includes a meet and greet with the artist.
  • Where: The Gallery at Queen’s Park – 1 Street & 3 Avenue, Queen’s Park entrance, New Westminster
  • When: March 5 from 2 to 4 pm. Exhibit runs from March 1 to 26
  • Cost: Free

Sunday Paella Series at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

  • What: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will once again conjure up the rustic flavours of Spain’s national dish with the return of the Sunday Paella Series. Taking place each Sunday through March and April, Executive Chef Alex Chen and team will serve up a three-course menu featuring Paella as the centrepiece of each communal, family-style feast. Other dishes featured during this meal include Young Beet Salad and Orange Crema Catalana.
  • Where: Richmond Centre – 6551 No. 3 Road, Richmond
  • When: Every Sunday in March and April from 6 to 10 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $49 plus beverages

Whitecaps FC vs. Philadelphia Union


Image: Whitecaps

  • What: The soccer season is back underway and this will be your first opportunity to see Carl Robinson’s new look Whitecaps in league action when they host Philadelphia Union for their MLS opener.
  • Where: BC Place
  • When: March 5 at 6:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$145

Crafty Comedy

  • What: Vancouver’s longest running open-mic. Featuring seasoned veterans, bright-eyed newbies, and the roast the host challenge. Hosted by Jonny Paul.
  • Where: 12 Kings Pub – 395 Kingsway, Vancouver
  • When: Every Sunday at 9 pm
  • Tickets: Free

She Said, She Said – Fundraiser for WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

  • What: A celebration of women’s art, brilliance and resilience. Come hear some awesome music written by women and queer folks while raising crucial funds for a local organization that works to end sexualized violence and support self-identified women survivors. Starring The Argyle with special guests Krystle Dos Santos, MamaRudeGyal, Hollow Twin and
    Red Heartbreaker.
  • Where: Studio Records – 919 Granville Street
  • When: March 5 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $15

WriteRice – Vol. 2, Chapter 3

  • What: Are you a writer interested in producing Asian-themed literature? You’re invited to attend a writing session at the Ricepaper office where you can read your material to the crowd and hear opinions. Meet fellow writers and shape the next chapter of your saga.
  • Where: Ricepaper – 245 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: March 5 from 1 to 5 pm
  • Register: On Eventbrite, Free

Sunday Karaoke at The Yale

  • What: Country and Rock Karaoke at The Yale is launching on March 5th. Plus strap on your cowboy boots and take a ride on the bull. Hosted by Virginia Lynn.
  • Where: The Yale Saloon – 1300 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 5 from 8 pm to 12:30 am
  • Cost: Free

Top Dog: CKNW – The New Westminster Years

CKNW New Westminster

Image: New Westminster Museum and Archives

  • What: Using archival sources, New Westminster Museum and Archives will examine CKNW’s years in the Royal City, including its personalities, programs, and more.
  • Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 5 from 2 to 3 pm
  • Cost: Free, registration required

Tartine & Maple’s Cooking Series: “Freezer Dinner” #1

  • What: In this partially hands-on class guests will learn how to make meatballs, marinara, and banana bread. People will be provided with recipes to take home and they will also get to leave with what is made during the class – so be sure to bring containers. Participants in the class can expect a glass of wine and a welcome snack
  • Where: The Uncommon Cafe – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 5 from 2 to 5 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $55-$65/
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