7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, March 11

Mar 7 2019, 4:47 am

Curry Cup, Sunmi, and more. Fill your fun schedule with these seven great events happening in Vancouver on Monday, March 11.

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

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Curry Cup 2019

Curry Cup 2018 event

Photo courtesy Curry Cup

What: Seven chefs and three culinary instructor-led student teams will compete to see who has created the most outstanding curry of the evening. Attendees of the Curry Cup can enjoy samples of each curry, Bacardi cocktails, wine from Peacock & Martin Imports, R&B Brewing and Bick Rock Brewery beer along with Uno Gelato for a sweet finish. This event benefits not-for-profit society Project Chef, a program that teaches children and their families about healthy food.

When: Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $59-$69; buy online

Neighbourhood Conversation: Little Mountain-Riley Park

What: Little Mountain Neighbourhood House hosts a Neighbourhood Conversation. Share your ideas on what matters to you in your community, and how your neighbourhood can create a better sense of community. Light refreshments will be served.

When: Monday, March 11, 2019 
7 to 8:30 pm
 Little Mountain Neighbourhood House – 3981 Main Street, Vancouver

Sunmi: The 1st World Tour Warning

What: Female Korean pop star Sunmi has announced a concert date in Vancouver as part of her first-ever North American tour. The 26-year-old artist made her debut more than 10 years ago as a member of Wonder Girls. She made her solo debut in 2013 and her first EP, Full Moon, was released by JYP Entertainment. Her most popular songs include Full Moon, 24 Hours, and her most well-known song, Gashina.

When: Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Shred for the Cause at Mt. Seymour

What: For the 2019 season, women can ski and snowboard at Mt Seymour for $15, with $7.50 from every lift ticket going to The Bloom Group. Men are welcome to come out and enjoy the evening as well, with lift tickets for men from 5 to 10 pm for $35. The Bloom Group have been providing social services in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for over 50 years, including low-barrier shelters for women and children. Drinks and food specials are being served in the Rock Chute from 5 pm onwards with trivia and games for prizes and giveaways at 8 pm.

When: Every Monday until March 25, 2019
Times: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Mt Seymour – 1700 Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver
Tickets: Women $15, Men $35. Tickets will be sold out of the ticket booths at the Season Pass & Ticket Office. Ticket and rental packages will be sold in the Alpine Activity Centre.

Cinderella Waltz

What: Part Monty Python, part Brothers Grimm, Don Nigro’s Cinderella Waltz, directed by Claire Fogal, is a twisted and hilarious retelling of the world’s most popular fairy tale, with dashes of Beauty and the Beast and Snow White thrown in.

When: Now to Friday, March 15, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, Douglas College – 700 Royal Avenue, Fourth Floor North, New Westminster
Tickets: Online

The Artist’s Corner: Transforming Orchestras

What: Join Kelly Tweeddale, the President of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and School of Music as she shares her insight into how the blind audition process has eliminated unconscious bias within the orchestral audition.

When: Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 12 to 1:30 pm
Where: VSO School of Music – 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Blossom at Metropolis

What: Metropolis at Metrotown’s Grand Court will become the site of Blossom at Metropolis, a one-of-a-kind art installation that includes more than 250,000 cherry blossoms. Mall-goers are encouraged to pass by and get an early glimpse of some gorgeous white and pink petals, all created by interactive arts company Hfour.

In addition to more than a quarter-million cherry blossoms, the exhibit will feature dozens of mirror spheres (the largest being four metres in size) that’ll create the illusion of infinite blooms.A series of floral art and Japanese culture workshops will also be held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, while the exhibit is in place. And of course, what installation would be complete without a selfie zone?

When: Now to Saturday, March 31, 2019
Time: Open daily during regular mall hours
Where: Metropolis at Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
Admission: Free of charge

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