7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 11

Apr 4 2019, 11:06 pm
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Jim Gaffigan, Ted Baker Warehouse Sale, and more! Pack your day with exciting events with these seven things to do in Vancouver today, Thursday, April 11!

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

Ted Baker Warehouse Sale 2019

Ted Baker Warehouse Sale

What: For the first time ever, renowned brand Ted Baker is bringing their warehouse sale to Vancouver. Across four entire days in April, you will be able to shop from a huge selection of apparel, footwear, and accessories at up to 80% off. Brought to Vancouver by StyleDemocracy, North America’s leading Warehouse Sale event management and marketing company, the event has recently been brought to major cities such as Toronto and Las Vegas.

When: Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Time: 11 am to 9 pm (Thursday and Friday), 10 am to 6 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Queensborough Landing Shopping Centre — 805 Boyd Street, New Westminster
Admission: Free

Giggles & Gags

What: Giggles & Gags presents an evening of original sketch comedy at PAL Theatre. The show features satires of Vancouver’s pop culture, musical parodies, and sketches covering the silly to the surreal with a few magical surprises along the way.

When: Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: PAL Studio Theatre – 581 Cardero Street – 8th floor, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $25

History of Corsetry

What: Peek inside the boudoir of women from the past. See a variety of antique corsets and lingerie from the Antique Corset Museum. Collector, Melanie Talkington, will show her latest acquisitions.

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Museum of Surrey – 17710 56a Ave, Surrey
Admission: $12.60

Chimerica

What: The sharp differences but also similarities between two superpowers are highlighted in this thriller about an American photojournalist who is seeking the lone protester at Tiananmen Square, and a Chinese dissident who pays a heavy price for inciting unrest.

When: Various dates from now to Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Jericho Arts Centre – 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Classical Coffee Concert: L’histoire du Tango

What: Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann — the Bergmann Piano Duo — are famous for their razzle-dazzle playing and wide-ranging music choices. They’re teaming up with vocalist Nadya Blanchette to interpret some of the most memorable tunes of Broadway with music by Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Stephen Sondheim.

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: Social hour at 10 am, performance at 11 am
Where: Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88th Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Jim Gaffigan

Image: Jim Gaffigan, Facebook

What: Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times bestselling author, and top-touring performer Jim Gaffigan is set to perform live in Abbotsford in April as part of his Quality Time Tour.

Known around the world for his unique brand of humour, which largely revolves around fatherhood and his observations on life, Gaffigan is one of the world’s highest grossing stand-up comedians.

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre — 33800 King Road
Price: Tickets available via Ticketmaster — Starting at $45

Blindside

What: A story by Stephanie Morin-Robert about living with one eye. Having lost her eye to retinoblastoma, Morin-Robert never plays the story for pity. She shares stories of horrific embarrassment, but plays them for laughs. She appreciates the humour in the absurdity and allows the audience to feel comfortable in sharing that experience.

When: Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 8 pm (3 pm matinee on Saturday)
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – Studio Theatre 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

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