7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 25

Apr 18 2019, 11:47 pm

So many events, so little time! Fill your Thursday with these seven fun things to do on April 25, 2019. Art Vancouver, Verses Festival of Words, and more.

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

Art Vancouver 2019

What: Come and enjoy art created by an array of esteemed Canadian and International artists at Art Vancouver 2019. This year’s theme is “Uniting Nations Through Art.” In addition to enjoying works of art, the show hosts a comprehensive, curated program including artist talks, panel discussions, artist demonstrations, art classes, performances, tours and gallery crawls.

When: Thursday, April 25 to Sunday, April 28, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East – 999 Canada Place Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Tacofino Hastings X East Van Brewing Collaborative Dinner

East Van Brewing


What: This collab dinner offers two seatings at 6 and 8:30 pm where guests will enjoy a five-course menu with beer pairings.

When: April 25, 2019
Time: 6 to 10:30 pm
Where: Tacofino Commissary – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online

Night Court: An Evening at the Museum – Easter Special

What: Night Court is back with a special Easter-themed evening. Explore Vancouver Police Museum & Archives after hours and put your investigative skills to the test in their epic, museum-wide easter egg hunt. Grab a drink from the beer and wine bar in the autopsy suite and learn about historical Vancouver murders in the old city morgue. 19+

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Vancouver Police Museum & Archives – 240 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $25 and includes one drink

Cibo Wine Dinner Series: Wines of Northern Italy

What: Guests will enjoy a multi-course Italian-inspired menu plus an informative overview of the wines that will pair with it. This is one of three wine dinners Cibo will host this season.

When: April 25, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Price: $89; buy online


What: Over the course of 2018, members of Iris Film Collective participated in individual month-long residencies to each create a 16mm film loop installation with a view to pushing the boundaries of 16mm film and projection. The result is LOOPDALOOP, an immersive rotating month-long exhibition taking place at their Burrard View Park Fieldhouse residency space, as a part of the Capture Photography Festival’s Selected Exhibits.

When: Every night until Sunday, April 28, 2019
Times: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Burrard View Fieldhouse – 545 N Slocan Avenue, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Verses Festival of Words 2019

Verses Festival / Facebook

What: Canada’s largest alternative literary festival, Verses Festival of Words, is back for a ninth year of programming celebrating a broad intersection of poetic artists, including spoken word and page poets, storytellers, singer-songwriters, improvisers, and more.

When: Thursday, April 25 to Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

4 1/2 (ig)noble truths

What: 4 1⁄2 (ig)noble truths is Thomas McKechnie’s deeply personal attempt to articulate his experience living with clinical depression. Initially framed as a matter-of-fact lecture, when this method falls short he uses objects, poetry, sound and action to offer 4 ½ totally useful pieces of advice for battling depression.

When: Thursday, April 25 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: KW Production Studio -#10 – 111 Hastings, Vancouver. Entrance through the Woodward’s Atrium!
Tickets: Online, $22

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