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Just another manic Monday? Not with these seven fun events happening in Vancouver on July 15. Enjoy Summer Music Vancouver, AIBC Summer Architectural Walking Tours, and more.
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What: Through its summer Walking Tour Program, the Architectural Institute of BC offers stunning architectural perspectives of six Vancouver neighbourhoods. Sites include Chinatown, Gastown, Yaletown, Downtown, West End and Strathcona, the first neighbourhood in Vancouver. For locals and tourist alike, the tours are a fun and engaging way to learn more about the architecture and history of Vancouver. A distance of 3 km is covered over a period of two hours – comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Tours are held rain or shine.
When: Thursdays to Mondays until September 2, 2019
Time: 10 am and 1 pm. Arrive 15 minutes before departure time
Where: Meet in the lobby of the Architecture Centre – 440 Cambie Street, Vancouver
What: Improv Mondays with Michelle – Fake Stories, Real Improvisers is hosted by the character Michelle from the popular web comedic soap opera Michelle’s. The original web series, created by Galanopoulos and fellow VTS ensemble member Andrew Barber, is set in the mythical restaurant Michelle’s in Hope. The first half of the show is comprised of short-form scenarios and the second half of the show will be a mini soap opera – all based on audience contributions. Each scene’s comedic melodrama will be enhanced by live musical underscoring by pianist Matt Grinke.
When: Every Monday
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
What: Free, live music concerts will be happening every weekday on the CBC Vancouver outdoor stage. Grab your lunch, your friends, your kids or your co-workers and join the 10th season of CBC Musical Nooners. The opening concert on July 5 features The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer with Dawn Pemberton. Other performers include The Hamiltones (July 18), Jim Byrnes (July 25), Petunia and the Vipers (August 7), and Sister Speak (August 16).
When: Every weekday until August 16, 2019 (no show on BC Day)
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Where: CBC Vancouver – 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: Take part in a free outdoor Zumba class every Monday at the North Point of Canada Place with ZumbaVancouver.ca instructors. No dance experience or partner is needed for this fun fitness class.
When: Every Monday until August 26, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Where: Canada Place North Point – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: Nasty Women present a night of fierce and feisty improv based on impossible true stories, beloved power ballads and audience suggestions. Also featuring post-show 90s dance party.
When: July 15, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
What: Join the cast and crew of Smash Forward: Growing the Vancouver Esports Scene for a special engagement at The Gaming Stadium, for a Q&A session as they tell all of the efforts that it took for this documentary to emerge. Bring your own Nintendo Switches and take on the community if you, and then send off into the night in a crew battle hosted by the cast.
When: July 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: The Gaming Stadium – 4211 No 3 Rd, Richmond
Tickets: Online, free
What: Summer Music Vancouver is Music In The Morning’s downtown summer festival. Summer Music Vancouver includes concert programming, sight-reading parties, a chamber music training institute, and free public performances alongside a bevy of food trucks. Afiara Quartet, Amasirah Trio, Graham Campbell, and James Campbell perform free concerts from 12 to 1 pm on July 15 and 16 in Robson Square.
When: July 15 and 16, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson St, Vancouver