5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 5

Dec 19 2017, 6:20 pm

It isn’t quite Remembrance Day, and it’s still too early for Christmas shopping, so why not hit up a few of these fine events?

Check out the Vancouver Events Calendar for more.

Russell Peters

  • What: Canada’s favourite son of comedy, Russell Peters comes to the Hard Rock Casino tomorrow through Friday. You’ve heard his bits repeated by your coworkers and family members a hundred million times, now hear them live!
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino –2080 United Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, November 5; 8 p.m.

Buckcherry at Commodore Ballroom

  • What: Ah, Buckcherry. What can be said about Buckcherry that hasn’t already been said by dozens of bad boy older brothers already? Get your fix or in-your-face rock tonight, or get it never.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, November 5; 8 p.m.

Ballet B.C. at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

  • What: Nobody goes the ballet anymore! At least that’s what my grandmother drunkenly yelled at us at dinner the other week. Do your grandmother proud with a visit to one of the most legitimately beautiful art forms humanity has ever conceived of.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 649 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, November 5; 8 p.m.

The Bard in Bombay Festival

  • What: This festival explores the influences of England’s legendary playwright and poet on the films of the Indian Subcontinent. Tonight’s showing is Shakespeare Wallah, a film about an Indian Shakespeare troupe plying their dwindling trade before the rise of Bollywood.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, November 5; 6 p.m.

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival

  • What: Canada’s longest running Jewish Film Festival begins tonight, with a showing of Yidlife Crisis, in which comedians Chaimie and Leizer discuss love, life, and food in this entirety Yiddish movie.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, November 5; 7 p.m.



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