7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, June 13

Jun 6 2019, 5:51 am

Make some future TBT memories by checking out one of these seven great events happening in Vancouver on Thursday, June 13. Andrea Bocelli, VSO presents Harry Potter, and more.

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

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5X Movie Night

What: 5X Movie Night will showcasing five acclaimed short films from different regions from around the globe. Film-lovers and filmmakers alike will be inspired by this unique collection of stories spotlighting a myriad of South Asian Diasporic identities and experiences. Films include The Drone and the KidThe Bus StopPagg, and Shunyata. 5X Movie Night is hosted in partnership with Dunya and Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: The Beaumont Studios – 316 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10

Theo Von

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What: Comedian and podcast host Theo Von is on the rise as he continues to sell out theatres worldwide while gaining millions of downloads per month of his popular podcast This Past Weekend. Theo Von will be at the Vogue Theatre as part of his Dark Arts Tour.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Walk Richmond – Shell Road Trail

What: Stroll along this rural trail lined with tall trees and shrubs for a unique walking experience in an urban city centre. For all ages and is dog friendly.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Shell Road Trail along the Shell Road corridor from Alderbridge Way to Williams Road. Meeting spot: Parking lot at the East end of Francis Road and No. 4 Road (parking is limited).
Admission: Free

VSO presents Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

What: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Harry Potter concert series is making a return this summer. Audiences will get to relive the magic of the sixth film installment  — Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, with music composed by Nicholas Hopper. Those who attend this concert series will be able to view the film on a high-definition screen while theme songs from the movie are performed live.

When: Thursday, June 13 to Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm (Thursday and Friday), 2 pm (Saturday)
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Festival D’été Francophone de Vancouver / Vancouver Francophone Summer Festival

What: Discover more than a week of concerts under the banner of international francophone music. In a lively atmosphere, thousands of people come together to hear artists from across Canada and around the world. The audience is not limited to the Francophone and Francophile community, but includes the population of Vancouver at large as well as tourists who are interested in taking in a cultural experience that is unique on the West Coast.

When: Thursday, June 13 to Sunday, June 23, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Andrea Bocelli

What: Andrea Bocelli is performing at Rogers Arena in support of his new album “Sì”. Consisting of two parts – the first half of the evening will include Bocelli performing all of the best known operatic arias, followed by a performance of his most popular hits.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Downtown Farmers’ Market

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What: A very urban market indeed, the pedestrian-friendly Hamilton Street welcomes vendors and farmers Thursday mornings and afternoons for a terrific food and shopping experience, right at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

When: Every Thursday to October 3, 2019
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 608-688 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Admission: Time