7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, April 16

Apr 11 2019, 6:11 pm

We’ve got concerts, a farmers’ market and more! Here are seven fun things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, April 16. Enjoy your day!

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

Music on Main: Month of Tuesdays – Tesla Quartet

What: The Julliard-trained Tesla Quartet brings refinement to new and classical repertoire, but the meaningful connections these musicians create with the audience is at the core of everything they perform.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main St, Vancouver
Tickets: $29 regular admission or $10 for students. Alternately, the full, five-show pass is available for $109, or $37 for students. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 604-879-9888

Kwantlen Street Farmers’ Market

When: Every Tuesday from April 16 to October 8, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Plaza in between the Richmond Public Library and the Minoru Place Seniors’ Centre – 7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond
Admission: Free

Capture Speaker Series: Krista Belle Stewart & Tania Willard

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What: Issues around Indigenous lands, resource extraction, and the “colonial grid” form the contextual backdrop of Krista Belle Stewart’s commission for the 2019 Dal Grauer Public Art Project, Earthbound Mnemonic. In this discussion with curator and writer Tania Willard, the artist talks about her approach to creating a powerful and meaning-laden artwork for the facade of an electrical substation. They will also touch upon Stewart’s practice at large and her multidisciplinary approach to working with archival materials in a way that allows for intimacy, coincidence, and the meeting of histories across time.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: Reception 5 pm, talk 6 pm
Where: Inform Interiors – 50 Water Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

4 Stories 4 Directors

What: Four short plays by Vancouver writer Gerald Williams. Each play is brought to life by an accomplished local director who has been making their mark on the local theatre scene.

When: Tuesday, April 16 to Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20

Confronting the Disinformation Age

What: SFU Public Square and Vancity co-present Confronting the Disinformation Age, featuring Canadians David Frum, Senior Editor at The Atlantic; Sue Gardner, Executive Director of The Markup and former Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation; and Christopher Wylie, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, in a conversation moderated by the CBC’s Ian Hanomansing.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15-$35

Spoken INK with Woo and Drobnies

What: Spoken INK and Burnaby Writers’ Society present Elaine Woo and Adrienne Drobnies at the Deer Lake Gallery. Elaine Woo is the author of two poetry collections: Put Your Hand in Mine and Cycling with Dragon. Adrienne Drobnies’ first book of poetry, Salt and Ashes, was released this year.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 8 to 9:30 pm
Where: Deer Lake Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free

Fraser River Dialogue: Trade and the Fraser River

What: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Doug Mills will talk about the different aspects of Fraser River-based trade and what they mean for the Lower Mainland, BC and Canada at the FRDC.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre – 788 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
Tickets: Online, $25

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