7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, November 14

Nov 14 2017, 5:11 am

First day in a shortened work week, so let’s get it going with one of our picks of seven great events happening in Vancouver today. Jersey Boys, an artist talk, and more.

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

Jersey Boys – Broadway Across Canada

Image: Joan Marcus

  • What: Before boy bands were a thing, there was Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The original heartthrobs from Jersey are at the core of this award-winning musical, bringing their classic radio hits to a whole new generation. Get ready for some magical harmonies and off-stage drama with this timeless hit about crooners from the wrong side of the tracks.
  • When: November 14 to 19, 2017
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Ticketmaster; $30.50-$120

Hamilton Leithauser with Courtney Marie Andrews

  • What: American singer-songwriter and musician Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen) is on tour to support his latest solo release (with Rostam), “I Had A Dream That You Were Mine”. With guest Courtney Marie Andrews.
  • When: Tuesday November 14, 2017
  • Time: Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Price: Online, $25

The pasta making series: Tortelloni

  • What: Italian-cooking expert Costanza will teach you the timeless techniques of incorporating egg into flour and working the dough into a tasty tortelloni. Knead your very own egg pasta, cut it, fill it with a delicious filling, and finish the night with a small tasting of the pasta with a simple sauce.
  • When: Tuesday November 14, 2017
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: IL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $50-$55

SongBird North: Where Writers Sing & Tell 

  • What: Host Shari Ulrich shares the Roundhouse stage with Colleen Eccleston, Keenan Lawlor, and Chris Ronald. Audiences can expect a warm, unplugged vibe, varied and inspiring performances, great stories, and superlative songwriting.
  • When: Tuesday November 14, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Roundhouse – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $18

3rd Annual Fundraiser Benefiting Search and Rescue

  • What: Run Wild Vancouver’s 3rd annual fundraiser benefiting BC Search and Rescue. Featuring live music, door prizes and the chance to bid on some great items in the silent auction. Proceeds will be donated to SAR around the Lower Mainland and Sea to Sky Corridor.
  • When: Tuesday November 14, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Two Lions Public House – #500 2601 Westview Drive, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Visual Art Forum: artist talk with Barry Doupé

Visual Art Forums at ECUAD‎

Visual Art Forums at ECUAD‎ / Facebook

  • What: An artist talk with Barry Doupé, Emily Carr University of Art + Design alumnus and current outdoor screen exhibiting artist. Following the launch of his work “Object Poems”, commissioned by the City of Vancouver Public Art Program for the outdoor screen at ECUAD , Barry Doupé will be discussing the undertaking of this major work and presenting other recent projects.
  • When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
  • Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Emily Carr University of Art + Design – 520 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

Songstage with Ivan Boudreau – A Special Evening of Song

  • What: Canadian musician and songwriter, Ivan Boudreau, hosts the evening with special guest songwriters followed by an open mic showcase for writers of original music. Songstage is presented with The Songwriters Association of Canada.
  • When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: The ACT Arts Centre – 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge
  • Tickets: Online
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