5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, February 2

Jan 31 2017, 11:46 pm

It’s Thursday and the weekend is just around the corner! To help get you there, here are five things to do in Vancouver this Thursday, from live music to Pancakes & Booze.

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

Pancakes & Booze Art Show

  • What: Witness more than 50 artists showcasing live audio and visual performances, painting, photography, sculptures, drawings, and graffiti – and get free pancakes! – at North America’s largest pop-up underground art show.
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E. Pender St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, from 7 pm to midnight
  • Tickets: On the door, $5, or skip the line with online VIP tickets for $10

Canucks vs. Sharks

The new Canucks supporters section shows their love for their team! (Vancouver Canucks/Twitter)

The new Canucks supporters section shows their love for their team! (Vancouver Canucks/Twitter)

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks take on the San Jose Sharks for the first time this season, in their quest to reach the playoffs. They could make it with your support – look out for the new supporters’ section making their third ever appearance!
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, at 7 pm
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $39.75-$197.75

Andrew Johnston

  • What: Originally from Brockville, Ontario, Andrew Johnston has quickly made a name for himself as one of the most prolific gadabouts and hottest up-and-comers on the Toronto comedy scene – and now he’s coming to Vancouver!
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver Comedy Club – 2837 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $9.53

Lydia Loveless

  • What: Blessed with a commanding, blast-it-to-the-back-of-the-room voice, American singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless pulls, teases and stretches from soaring, singalong pop gems, with roots around the edges to proto-punk.
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm
  • Tickets: On TicketWeb, $15

Talent Time 9 Year Hot Tub Party

  • What: The long-running variety show hosted by Paul Anthony celebrates it’s ninth annversary at The Rio Theatre with a Hot Tub Party. Featuring dance dynamo Nolan Dubec, stand-up comedian Ivan Decker, and I,Kandee performing an anniversary song.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, February 2, at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10