7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 4

Oct 4 2017, 5:59 am

Welcome back, Wednesday! Keep your mid-week energy up with our checklist of seven things to do around Vancouver today, from The Piano Guys to Hyperlink.

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

The Piano Guys

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  • What: The Piano Guys have performed everywhere from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to The Today Show, as well being featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, People Magazine, among other publications. With more than 800 million YouTube views, The Piano Guys’ videos are on fire.
  • When: October 4
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street
  • Price: $39.50, $59.50, $79.50, $99.50 – Tickets available via Ticketmaster 

Main Street Station Farmers’ Market

  • What: See, taste, and indulge at this bustling weekday market. With vendors lined up on the east side of Thornton Park on the sidewalk along Station Street, the Main Street Station Farmers’ Market is within ideal reach on foot for bus and SkyTrain users.
  • Where: 1100 Station Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesdays from 2 to 6 pm, to October 4, 2017

WANTED: Cowboy Noir Album Release – Cabaret, Dinner & Dance

  • What: Jeff Gladstone will preview his second full length album, the first with The Bad Ideas, in a three-act cabaret dinner and dance. WANTED: Cowboy Noir is a blend of country, blues and swing, weaving tales of lost love and lost minds.
  • When: October 4
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: The Emerald Supper Club – 555 Gore Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$65

Shadbolt Shorts – Short Film Series

  • What: A monthly series showcasing local filmakers. Each screening is followed by an informal talkback with the artist. This month features work by Joel Ashton McCarthy.
  • When: October 4
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online

A Conversation with Measha Brueggergosman

  • What: A conversation, reading, and Q&A with world-renowned opera singer Measha Brueggergosman to celebrate the launch of her book Something is Always on Fire.
  • When: October 4
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$26

Volunteer Futures Symposium 2017 – World Of Opportunity

  • What: Join BC Association For Charitable Gaming and Volunteer BC for their annual training event for volunteers, non-profits and charities.The symposium features keynote addresses, workshops and sessions with opportunities to network with colleagues and volunteers from across BC.
  • When: Wednesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 5
  • Time: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Executive Airport Plaza Hotel – 7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $200



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  • What: Two storytellers debate the human condition and the (im)possibilities of connection in our era of unprecedented technological progress. TJ Dawe and Itai Erdal, performing as themselves and performing themselves, argue, debate, and intertwine their personal experience on everything from internet scams, to love, to hate crimes, to like-farming, in order to get the bottom of what it means to live a life online.
  • When: October 4 to 14
  • Time: Various Times
  • Where: Firehall Arts Centre – 280 East Cordova, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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