7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, April 29

Apr 26 2019, 6:53 am

April is winding down, so make the most of it! Here are seven events to check out today, Monday, April 29, including G Day Vancouver, Cat & Nat, and more.

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

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G Day Vancouver

2015 Attendees/G Day

What: G Day is a series of one-day events that celebrate the transition between childhood and adolescence in tween girls ages 10 to 12 and includes parents and other supportive adults in girls’ lives.

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
Tickets: Online, $45-$60

International Dance Day – Free Dance Workshops and Performances

What: 2019 marks the 5th annual celebration of International Dance Day in Richmond. Sudnya Dance Academy and Clarkson Events have partnered with Aberdeen Centre to provide free dance celebrations, performances and workshops.

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Aberdeen Centre – 4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond
Admission: Free

The Living Room – culturecapital

What: Rumble Theatre hosts the fourth and final Living Room of the season. This time out they’ve invited local theatre artists Milton Lim and Patrick Blenkarn to share their new card game, culturecapital, a collectible trading card game about the arts economy in Canada.

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Rumble Theatre – 1422 William Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Franc’ouver Mic

What: Franc’ouver Mic is inspired by the Toronto event Franc’open Mic originally created by Cyril Mignotet and Florian François in 2014. It’s the first French open mic in Vancouver for all performing arts such as singing, comedy, stand up, poetry, improv, or slam poetry. The event is open to amateurs and professional artists, French-speakers or Francophiles. Young artists are welcome to come and perform.

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: Sign-up at 6 pm, show at 6:30 pm
Where: Hood 29 – 4470 Main St, Vancouver,
Admission: Free

Dust: Francesca Frewer & Erika Mitsuhashi

What: Inspired by the poetry of Anne Carson, Dust uses movement, text and powerful visual effects to reveal the gradual undoing of the performance space, and of the performer herself. Created by dance artists Francesca Frewer and Erika Mitsuhashi, and performed by Frewer, the work is a collaboration with Adam Asnan (sound), Nellie Gossen (textiles), and Daniel O’Shea (new media).

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre – 677 Davie St Vancouver
Admission: Free

Cat & Nat: #momtruths

Cat and Nat / Facebook

What: In tandem with their book release, Cat and Nat are hitting the road to tell never-before-told stories about the stress, guilt, joy, and laundry of being a mom. Join them as they shine a witty light on some of the hardest topics in motherhood, all while celebrating this amazing community of women who come from all walks of life but are united in the idea that we’re all just doing the best we can.

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Pharos Annual Musical Evening: Ballads of Greece

What: An eclectic collection of Greek music spanning Entehna, Rembetika, Laika. and music banned during the military junta from 1939 to 2018. Presented in an intimate setting upstairs in the Hellenic Community of Vancouver.

When: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Hellenic Community of Vancouver – 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

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