7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, April 23

Apr 19 2018, 5:10 pm

There’s no need to be afraid of Mondays, especially when Vancouver is filled with fun events. From BC Book Day to Picks and Pixels – Art Exhibition, here are seven cool events to check out today, April 23.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Laurie Anderson: All the Things I Lost in the Flood

  • What: Using spoken word, video, live music, and electronics, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson explores the power and perils of language and storytelling in a stunning presentation that mines her own forty-year archive. Directly following the release of her brand new book — a collection of essays titled All the Things I Lost in the Flood — Anderson dissects the relationship between words and images, provoking questions about beauty, time, reality, and memory.
  • When: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

BC Book Day at the Vancouver Public Library

  • What: BC Book Day is a time to celebrate this province’s abundance of authors, publishers, bookstores, libraries, and all others in this cultural ecosystem. Step into the lives of three authors and one artist, each with their own unique story of how they came to shape and be shaped by this land we live on.
  • When: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library, Central Library – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Beer Tasting Dinner with East Van Brewing Co.

East Van Brewing


  • What: Nomad Restaurant is teaming up with East Van Brewing Company to present a three-course beer tasting dinner.
  • When: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Nomad Restaurant – 3950 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45

Trying to Conceive

  • What: Learn natural ways to boost your fertility and find out how the latest advances in fertility treatment can help you get pregnant. Featuring an interactive discussion with fertility experts Dr. Gary Nakhuda (Reproductive Endocrinologist), and Dr. Kali MacIsaac (Naturopathic Physician).
  • When: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: City Center Library – 10350 University Drive, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Glass Sponge Reefs – Marine Life Sanctuaries Society

  • What: Adam Taylor from Marine Life Sanctuary Society and Underwater Council of BC will be sharing images, video, and stories about ongoing Marine Conservation efforts in Howe Sound. Learn more about the discovery and exploration of Glass Sponge reefs which are considered “Living Fossils”.
  • When: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Diving Locker – 2745 West 4th Ave. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $5

Picks and Pixels – Art Exhibition

  • What: An exhibition of art from Emily Carr University students. The exhibit name refers to the connection between the rough material, the rock, and the actual colour used in the artworks. Each participant has their own unique way of approaching the exhibition theme – some more literal, some symbolic and abstract, but all have explored alternative ways of creating art.
  • When: Now to 
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Britannia Mine Museum – 1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach
  • Admission: Included in Museum admission

Luke Combs

  • What: Luke Combs brings his Don’t Tempt Me With A Good Time Tour to Vancouver with special guest Ashley McBryde.
  • When: Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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