7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, March 1

Feb 23 2018, 3:16 am

Welcome to March, everyone! Get your Thursday going with our rundown of seven things to do in Vancouver today, March 1. JFL NorthWest, Vancouver International Dance Festival, and more.

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

JFL NorthWest

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  • What: JFL Northwest brings stand-up favourites and breakout stars to Vancouver, plus improv, sketch, podcasts, outdoor community events and the brand new Vancouver Just for Laughs Film Festival. Featuring Bill Burr, Maria Bamford, Trevor Noah, Jo Koy and many more.
  • When: Thursday, March 1 to Saturday, March 10, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various venues
  • Tickets: Online


  • What: Toronto-born folk musician Bahamas is touring in support of Earthtones. Featuring special guest The Weather Station.
  • When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Re-Launch of The WISE Hall

  • What: Live music and dance performances to celebrate the re-launch of The WISE Hall. Featuring appearances by Paul Silveria and Damian Ritchie, Melody Mangler, The Rocket Revellers and Sweet Pea.
  • When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: The Wise Hall & Lounge – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free for WISE Hall members. 2018 WISE Memberships and renewals at the door for $10 per person per year.

Brand Yourself! A personal branding event

  • What: ​​Young Women in Business presents a panel and workshop event on building personal brand. Following the panel, attendees will engage in an interactive workshop by the facilitator, who will share their strategies and tips on cultivating personal brand online.
  • When: ​Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: Mobify – 725 Granville, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Vancouver International Dance Festival

  • What:The festival presents three Canadian premieres from New York’s acclaimed contemporary company White Wave Dance, Mexico’s Compañía de Danza Experimental de Lola Lince, and Hungary’s Ferenc Fehér; a Western Canadian premiere of New York’s Shen Wei Dance Arts; a West Coast premiere from Montreal’s Lucie Grégoire Danse; and a world premiere from Vancouver’s own Amber Funk Barton and the response, among many others.
  • When: Thursday, March 1 to Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online

Opening Event: The Lab at West Vancouver Memorial Library

  • What: See how West Vancouver Memorial Library’s custom-built space transforms learning into a collaborative and creative experience.
  • When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Time: 3:30 to 6 pm
  • Where: West Vancouver Memorial Library – 1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Growing Room 2018

March 1

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  • What: Room magazine’s literary festival, a celebration of diverse Canadian writers and artists. The festival will feature more than 40 writers in nearly 30 events.
  • When: Thursday, March 1 to Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various venues
  • Tickets: Online
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