7 things to do in Vancouver: Tuesday, June 6

Jun 5 2017, 7:55 am

Long days mean more time for fun! Grab a friend and check out our list of seven things to do in and around Vancouver today, including Def Leppard, SiriusXM’s Top Comic, and more.

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

Def Leppard with special guests Poison and Tesla

  • What: Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock Magazine Album of the Year award, Def Leppard are hitting the road for a three month run across North America.  Most recently, their 2015 self-titled album hit #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Grifftihs Way, Vancouver
  • When: June 6 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online

SiriusXM Top Comic Auditions

  • What: Thirty comics go mic-to-mic in front of a live audience for the chance to become SiriusXM’s Top Comic and land a $25,000 grand prize. Hosted by Ben Miner.
  • Where: The Comedy Mix (1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver) and Yuk Yuks (2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver)
  • When: June 6 and 7
  • Tickets: The Comedy Mix and Yuk Yuks

Marian Hill

Marian Hill

  • What: With mixtures of blues, jazz, heavy bass, and delicate vocals, Marian Hill brings their Down Tour to Vancouver.
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 6 at 8 pm
  • RSVP: Online, 25

RED Academy sampler courses

  • What: RED Academy is offering sampler courses at its West Broadway location, so you can learn about the technology industry and any areas you could potentially work in. The courses cost just $5 each to attend and all of the proceeds raised are going to motionball’s Marathon of Sport event on June 10, in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation.
  • Where: RED Academy – 1490 West Broadway #200, Vancouver
  • When: June 6 to 8
  • Tickets: $5 – sign up via RED Academy

Local Talks No. 13: #BasicBusiness

  • What: Join Fall for Local and experts in the small business field for a dive into the Business Basics. Topics covered include bookkeeping, taxes, and those little legal questions that may come up along they way.
  • When: June 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Mobify – 725 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Online: Online, $15

Miloon Kothari Talk and Tour

  • What: Social housing expert, and former United Nation Special Rapporteur, Miloon Kothari, will host a tour of the Vienna Housing exhibition. Kothari will offer a global and social justice perspective on affordable housing in Vancouver and abroad. Kothari will additionally address progressive public housing initiatives and provide insight into the Vienna public housing model.
  • Where: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 6 at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $13-$15, free for MOV members

Project Broadway Musical

Project Broadway Musical

  • What: A two-act, improvised musical performed by emerging musical improvisers from Vancouver. Every word, character, song and dance move is created in the moment using audience suggestions as inspiration. The show is scriptless, scoreless, and filled with bravery and heart.
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 6 and 7 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10
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