7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 6

Apr 3 2017, 5:33 pm

Keep it up, Vancouver! The weekend is just around the corner and we’re getting you there with our list of seven things to do today in Vancouver. Meditation Party, Cole Porter, and so much more!

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

Hank Bull: Connexion

Hank Bull Connexion

Image: Burnaby Art Gallery

  • What: Since the 1970s Bull has explored telecommunications as an artist medium to create a network of relationships worldwide. Hank Bull:Connexion features collected objects from the 70s to the 90s sparkling, unexpected associations and demonstrating Bull’s dedication to life lived as art.
  • Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: Until April 6
  • Admission: $5 suggested donation

Snowbombing Music Festival 2017

  • What: Europe’s largest and most popular snow and music festival, Snowbombing,  is  coming to North America for the first time from April 6 to 10 at Sun Peaks Resort. The multi award-winning event is known as one of the world’s most unique festival experiences, infusing  a snow sports vacation with global headliners like Ludacris and top DJs like Kaskade.
  • Where: Sun Peaks Resort
  • When: April 6 to 10
  • Tickets: Online

Modern Mass Meditation Party

  • What: The first mindfully curated, modern mass meditation party in Vancouver’s history. People with all levels of meditation experience are welcome to an event for the senses that includes a simple technique for first time meditators, food, music, local artists, DJ, sound bath and swag bags.
  • Where: Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: April 6 from 7 to 10 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25

How to plan a Kits Block Party

  • What: Learn how to host a block party in Kits and meet your neighbours on Car Free Vancouver Weekend. CFV will provide a step-by-step toolkit, block party ideas and insurance; deliver and pickup barricades; give you access to entertainers, and more. Includes refreshments and door prizes.
  • Where: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House – 2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: April 6 from 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Cost: Free

Royal City Musical Theatre: Anything Goes by Cole Porter

  • What: Set aboard an ocean liner bound from NYC to London, it’s a stem-to-stern voyage with adrenaline-pumping tap dancing and Cole Porter’s memorable music and lyrics. The talented cast will take you on this madcap voyage singing the shows famous songs
  • Where: Massey Theatre – 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster
  • When: April 6 to 23
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$48

City and Colour

city and colour

City and Colour/Alysse Gafkjen

  • What: Canadian singer-song writer City and Colour is coming to BC for shows in Vancouver, Surrey, and Chilliwack this April. City and Colour has seven platinum-certified albums and three gold-certified albums in Canada. His latest studio release I Should Go Before You hit number one on the Top 200 Soundscan, and it was his third consecutive chart topping album in the country.
  • When: April 6 (Vancouver), April 7 (Surrey) and April 8 (Chilliwack)
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street (Vancouver), Bell Centre for the Performing Arts – 6250 144 Street (Surrey), HUB International Theatre at Chilliwack Cultural Centre – 9201 Corbould Street (Chilliwack)
  • Tickets: Online, $50.50-$66

Western World

  • What: An improvised parody inspired by the popular TV series Westworld. Each night features a totally new ‘episode’ under the watchful eye and guiding mind of Robert (sometimes Roberta) Ford. Throughout the show, Guests help craft the storyline. In this artificial world of improvised comedy anything can, and will, happen.
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm. Opens April 6
  • Tickets: Online, $17-$23.50
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