7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, September 26

Sep 26 2019, 5:00 am

Vancouver International Film Festival, Sarah Slean, and more. Check out these seven things to do in Vancouver on Thursday, September 26. Have a great day!

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

Vancouver International Film Festival 2019

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Atom Egoyan/VIFF

What: VIFF features over 320 films and events, and welcomes about approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe to Vancouver. The festival also showcases the biggest Canadian film program in the world and some of the best in cinematography from British Columbia, including films in the Sea to Sky programming stream presented by TELUS.

The films and documentaries shown throughout the festival will celebrate a myriad of voices, stories, and perspectives stemming from the people within BC.

When: September 26 to October 11, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
Ticket Packs and Passes: Online

Interior Design Show 2019

What: The annual Interior Design Show (IDS) Vancouver, also known as the biggest design event of the year, will be taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from September 26 to 29. Hundreds of artists, makers, and design-centric brands come together in Vancouver to showcase their latest work, concepts and products. Some of the design world’s most notable and talented personalities (including Bruno Feldeisen, Executive Chef and Judge of “The Great Canadian Bake Show”) will be speaking, and attendees can also network with renowned designers who hail from Vancouver or use the city for their creative inspiration.

When: September 26 to September 29, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West — 1055 Canada Place
Tickets: Available via website

On The Table 2019

What: At On the Table, an annual event initiated by the Vancouver Foundation, you’re invited to host a conversation about what really matters to you over a meal with friends, family, colleagues, or even people you’ve never had a conversation with before. If you’re the resident dinner party, brunch, or backyard barbecue host in your group of friends, this is the perfect opportunity for you to show off your hosting skills — and for a great cause.

When: September 26, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Check On the Table website for events in your area
More Info: Online

Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time

What: This unique exhibition is focused on the art of Alberto Giacometti, renowned in the twentieth century for his sculpture, painting, drawing and design. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to examine the breadth of his practice and to see Giacometti’s place among his contemporaries in Paris and London in the post-war period.

In addition to Giacometti, featured artists include Francis Bacon, César, Lynn Chadwick, Jean Dubuffet, Jean Fautrier, Elisabeth Frink, Henri Michaux, Eduardo Paolozzi, Isabel Rawsthorne, Man Ray, Germaine Richier, Jean-Paul Riopelle and William Turnbull, among others.

When: Now until September 29, 2019
Time: Daily 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesdays until 9 pm, and the first Friday of each month until 9 pm
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery – 750 Hornby St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Canucks vs Arizona Coyotes

What: Vancouver Canucks hit the ice in a preseason game against the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Arena.

When: September 26, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Sarah Slean and Kevin Fox

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What: Three-time JUNO nominee Sarah Slean and highly regarded arranger/composer Kevin Fox team up for a show at the Shadbolt on September 26.

When: September 26, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre Studio Theatre – 6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

Puppet Slam: The Fast and the Furriest

What: Museum of Anthropology and Vancouver International Puppet Festival presents MOA’s first ever puppet slam. Co-hosted by Dusty Hagerüd and Tara Travis, Puppet Slam showcases a variety of puppeteers in front of a panel of judges and the audience.

When: September 26, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Museum of Anthropology – 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver
Admission: Free with museum admission