5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 12

Oct 11 2016, 9:51 pm

You gotta love those four-day weeks, eh? We barely even care about the hump this week. The weekend will be here before you know it.

In the meantime, here are 5 things to do in Vancouver today, from American Honey to the Zombie Syndrome.

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

American Honey

  • What: Being screened as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival, this cinematic slice of Americana tells the story of parent-less teenager Star, who runs away from Nowheresville with a young, itinerant and rowdy door-to-door sales gang.
  • Where: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts – 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, October 12 at 12:30 pm
  • Tickets: On VIFF, $13

Easy No Recipe Dinner

  • What: This cooking class will teach you the tricks to pull off a great dinner, in no time, without recipes or fancy equipment and ingredients. Dishes cooked will include spinach and cheese crispy triangles, potato gratin, and flaky apple tart.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, October 12, from 6 to 9 pm
  • Tickets: On Eventbrite, $59-$69

Glass Animals

  • What: Glass Animals’ rise has gained the Oxford fourpiece band a legion of fans all over the world. The band’s debut Zaba, released on Harvest Records, has so far sold nearly half a million copies worldwide and amassed 200 million Spotify streams.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, October 12, doors 7 pm, show at 8 pm
  • Tickets: At Ticketfly, $35

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

  • What: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will be putting on a special screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic slasher, Psycho, complete with a live orchestral score.
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, October 12; 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Start at $29. Click here to purchase.

The Zombie Syndrome: Dead In The Water

  • What: A bloodthirsty, interactive Halloween adventure that blurs a lot of boundaries when it comes to theatre and performance, as zombie hunters venture both by land and sea to catch – or evade – the hordes of zombie vampires.
  • Where: Secret location on Granville Island
  • When: October 4 to October 31, multiple shows every evening, many already sold out
  • Tickets: On Tickets Tonight, $18-$27