7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, May 14

May 11 2018, 12:00 pm

Mondays don’t have to be blah-days! Spice yours up with one of our seven events happening in Vancouver today, May 14. #BCTechSummit, The Glitch Mob, and more to enjoy.

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

#BCTech Summit

  • What: The third annual #BCTECHSummit, hosted by the Government of British Columbia and BCIC, will take place May 14-16, 2018. The Summit will showcase BC’s vibrant technology industry, build cross-sector opportunities for businesses and explore the ways technology is fueling growth and innovation across all industries at an unprecedented rate. Connect with customers, investors, partners and talent who can accelerate the growth of your business.
  • When: Monday, May 14 to Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Musical Mornings: Musical Menagerie

  • What: Sarah Hagen is back to host Evergreen’s Special Sixth Show of this year’s Musical Mornings Series. The Canadian pianist has been heard in concert halls and on the airwaves throughout North America and Europe. The morning begins with coffee, tea and treats followed by a classical concert.
  • When: Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 am, Show at 10:30 am
  • Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$22

Breaking Boundaries: LGBTQ2 Writers on Coming Out and Into Canada

  • What: What does it mean to be LGBTQ2 in Canada? Breaking Boundaries: LGBTQ2 Writers on Coming Out and Into Canada answers this question with many voices. Authors Austin Lee, JL Lori, and Anne Hofland, along with story subjects Rainer Oktovianus and Eka Nasution, and artist Wokie Clark Fraser read from the anthology and engage in discussion about their work and experiences.
  • When: Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch – Alice Mackay Room – 350 West Georgia St., Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Tricky and special guest Young Magic

  • What: Record producer, vocalist, and musician Tricky began his career as an early collaborator of Massive Attack before embarking on a solo career with his debut album Maxinquaye in 1995. He released four more studio albums before the end of the decade including Pre-Millennium Tension and the pseudonymous Nearly God, both in 1996. He has gone on to release eight studio albums since 2000, most recently Ununiform.
  • When: Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $32.50-$35

The Glitch Mob

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  • What: The Glitch Mob – the Los Angeles-based trio comprising Justin Boreta, Ed Ma, and Joshua Mayer – performs in Vancouver with special guests Elohim and Anomalie.
  • When: 
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom– 867 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$130

David Sedaris

  • What: The Vancouver Writers Festival presents An Evening with David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor. Sedaris will be offering a selection of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and post-show book signing.
  • When: Sunday, May 13 and Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm, Show 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $42.53-$57.25

Slocan Ramblers with Stardust Stringband

  • What: The Pacific Bluegrass & Heritage Society presents the Slocan Ramblers and Stardust Stringband in concert. The Slocan Ramblers are 2015 Edmonton Folk Fest Emerging Artist Award recipients, and have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots music scene. Opening the show will be Vancouver’s Stardust Stringband.
  • When: Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Anza Club – 3 West 8th, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$25
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