7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, June 17

Jun 13 2019, 6:23 am

Make your Monday a fun day with these seven fun events happening on June 17. Enjoy the Queer Arts Festival, Definitely Dali Exhibition, and more.

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

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Queer Arts Festival

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What: An annual artist-run multi-disciplinary summer arts festival at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, BC. QAF produces, presents and exhibits with a curatorial vision favouring challenging, thought-provoking work that pushes boundaries and initiates dialogue. Each year, the festival theme ties together a curated visual art exhibition, performing arts series, workshops, artist talks, panels, and media art screenings.

When: Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 28, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: The Roundhouse – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver; Sum gallery – 268 Keefer St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Canadians vs Eugene Emeralds

What: Vancouver Canadians face off with Eugene Emeralds in MIIB action at Nat Bailey Stadium.
When:  June 17 to 20, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

LANY with guest Sasha Sloan

What: Los Angeles indie pop band LANY brings their tour to Vancouver with special guest Sasha Sloan.

When: Monday, June 17, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

8X5: 2019 Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings World Premier Concert 

What: The world premieres of eight new five-minute string quartets performed by Borealis String Quartet in Rennie Museum galleries of art that inspired the quartets.

When: Monday, June 17, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Wing Sang Building – 51 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Kitsilano Showboat – West Vancouver Concert Band

What: Kitsilano Showboat’s 84th season features music, dance, and entertainment on the historic stage next to Kitsilano Pool every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the summer.

When: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until August 17, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Kitsilano Showboat – 2300 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Definitely Dali Exhibition

What: Chali-Rosso Art Gallery’s annual Definitely Dali exhibition is back for the summer. Enjoy original artwork by the great Spanish Surrealist master, every single day until the end of September. Plus visit the monumental Salvador Dali sculptures they have positioned in the two public, outdoor spaces: Dalinian Dancer at the corner of Alberni and Thurlow St., and Space Venus at LOT 19, at the foot of Hornby St. 2 W. Hastings.

When: Daily until the end of September 2019
Time: 10 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday), 12 to 5 pm (Sunday), or by appointment: [email protected] or 604 733 3594
Where: Chali-Rosso Art Gallery – 549 Howe Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Melanie Dekker

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What: A Canadian roots music sensation, Melanie Dekker is home to Deep Cove, BC. She started making a name for herself in the A-Country clubs in Western Canada with a music diploma in hand and before long, Dekker’s world-class strumming and warm vocal style earned her radio hits in Canada and many fans. Her self-penned songs weave between emotion and sensibilities, each at a different pace and in a different place. She tours over 100 concerts yearly with six albums in tow.

When: Monday, June 17, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Guilt & Company – 1 Alexander Street (Downstairs), Vancouver
Admission: Pay-what-you-can