7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, June 6

May 30 2019, 2:47 pm

Vegan Night Market, Amanda Palmer, and more. We’re here to fill your Thursday schedule with these seven events happening on June 6.

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

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The Vegan Night Market

What: The Vegan Night Market returns to The Waldorf with tasty food, local artisans, drinks, music and chill vibes, all with the purpose of giving back to animals and humans. The event is raising funds for The Save Movement, with proceeds also going to WISH Drop-In Centre Society.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 6 to 11 pm
Where: The Waldorf – 1489 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: Canned food, Pet Food, Clothing or min. $2 Donation to Hearts On Noses Sanctuary

Amanda Palmer – There Will Be No Intermission Solo Piano Tour

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What: Amanda Palmer brings her song and storytelling tour, There Will Be No Intermission, to the Chan Centre on June 6. Enjoy a journey of Amanda’s last six years as she plays songs from the new record.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Portland electronic band Chromatics bring the Double Exposure Tour to Vancouver with Desire and In Mirrors.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Thursday Artist Talk: Doreen Brust Johnson, “A Dream is to Write”

What: Canadian historical fiction novelist Doreen Brust Johnson tells her story of writing novels while having no formal education beyond grade eleven. She will take you through her early years growing up on a small farm in Saskatchewan to where she is now: a published author with three books titled Walking Barefoot in my ShoesSounds in My Shadow, and Momma, Momma, the Preacher’s Comin’.  In addition to sharing her writing journey and how she navigated the publishing world, Doreen will tell stories of northern prairie life, making history come alive. Copies of her books will be available to purchase at the talk.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Admission: Free

Festa della Repubblica

What: A celebration of the Italian National Day. The historical Italian liscio group, Orchestra Casadei, will be performing at 6 pm in the Ballroom, followed by the celebrations for Festa della Repubblica at 7 pm. Orchestra Casadei will also perform one more set before Italian-Canadian Societies will offer regional specialties to all the guests. This event is organized in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Because We Are Girls

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What: Reel Causes presents a screening of Because We Are Girls. A conservative Indo-Canadian family in small-town British Columbia must come to terms with a devastating secret: three sisters were sexually abused by an older relative beginning in their childhood years. After remaining silent for nearly two and a half decades, the sisters decide to come forward—not only to protect other young relatives, but to set an example for their daughters as well. Following the film, there will be a Q&A with filmmaker, Baljit Sangra, and film subjects Jeeti, Kira and Salakshana.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: SFU Woodward’s – 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Comedy Waste: Secret Identity Improv

What: Secret Identity Improv is presented by The HERO SHOW and Comedy Waste, with warm up games and a long form second half with Colin Edward Cowan, Ashley Ferral,, Andrew Barber, Julia Helen Church, Cameron Macleod and Nima Gholamipour.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: Doors 8:30 pm
Where: China Cloud Studios – 524 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $10 at the door, Comedy Waste passes accepted.