5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, November 30

Nov 29 2016, 11:50 pm

It’s Wednesday. It’s Hump Day. But that’s OK! We’re here to help you make it over that hump, and get you one step closer to the weekend.

So here are 5 things to do in Vancouver this Wednesday, from a potent female voice to powerful toad people.

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

Joyce DiDonato

  • What: Winner of the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo, Kansas-born Joyce DiDonato entrances audiences across the globe, and has been proclaimed “perhaps the most potent female singer of her generation” by The New Yorker.
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 30, at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$250

Ritz Clinging

  • What: A live Q&A with Ritz Clinging, founder and creator of innovative feminine product company, I Love My Muff. Learn how she became an entrepreneur, and enjoy a glass of wine, light tapas, and a swag bag all included with the ticket.
  • Where: Vancouver Urban Winery – 55 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 30, from 6:30 to 8 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $35


  • What: This Los Angeles rock band is the latest outfit for The Strokes lead guitarist, Nick Valensi, who is stepping up as frontman for CRX. The band are in town touring their debut album, New Skin, a mix of power pop and heavy metal.
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 30, doors at 8 pm
  • Tickets: On TicketWeb, $15

Race for a Quantum Computer

  • What: During this free lecture, Dr. Stephanie Simmons will discuss how quantum technologies will change our lives in a very fundamental way, and provide a snapshot of the accelerating worldwide race to build a prototype quantum computer.
  • Where: Room 1400, SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus – 515 West Hastings St., Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 30, at 7 pm
  • Register: On SFU, totally free

 Toad People

  • What: The world premiere of Toad People, a documentary about communities across BC fighting to protect species at risk, like the western toad and barn owl. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and Wilderness Committee.
  • Where: Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, SFU Woodwards – 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, November 30, at 7 pm
  • Tickets: On Brown Paper Tickets, totally free
DH Vancouver StaffDH Vancouver Staff

+ Listed
+ News