5 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, December 14

Dec 14 2016, 11:39 am

Hello again, hump day. Here we are smack-dab in the middle of another week.

And while we inch ever-closer to Christmas here’s 5 things happening in the city today, to get you through the mid-week milestone, from a brass quintet to Cirque de Soleil.

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

Wednesday, December 14

Toruk: The First Flight


  • What: Cirque de Soleil’s new show is inspired by the movie, Avatar.
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum- 100 Renfrew St, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, December 14 to Sunday December 18, at
  • Tickets: $49 available online

Emily Chambers Album Release 

  • What: Vancouver’s own Emily Chambers performs her debut EP, Magnolia with an eight-piece band.
  • Where: Guilt & Co.- 1 Alexandra St, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, December 14, at 7 pm
  • Tickets: $1o in advance, or $12 at the door

Isabelle Dunlop Fashion Show

  • What: Local designer showcase fashion show, featuring Isabelle Dunlop’s latest creations. Local electronic bands Combine the Victorious, and Terrace perform as well.
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main St, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, December 14, at 9 pm, doors open at 8 pm
  • Tickets: At Red Cat Main St, Red Cat Hastings St, Zulu, and Highlife record stores.

Tig Notaro

  • What: American stand-up comedian and storyteller Tig Notaro performs.
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Perfroming Arts – 6265 Crescent Rd., UBC, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, December 14, at 8:30 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
  • Tickets: $35 (plus service charges and fees), available at livenation.com

A Touch of Brass Quintet

Touch of Brass Quintet (Image: musicinthemorning.org)

Touch of Brass Quintet (Image: musicinthemorning.org)

  • What: As part of the Musician the Morning series, a Touch of Brass Quintet brings traditional brass music and holiday Cher to your Friday morning.
  • Where: Vancouver Academy of Music –  1270 Chestnut St, Vancouve
  • When: December 14 to 16, at 10:30 am
  • Tickets: $17-$38, available by calling. 604-873-4612
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