7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, April 2

Mar 29 2019, 10:19 pm

Music on Main, Wines of Portugal Dinner, and more! Here are seven fun Vancouver events to check out on Tuesday, April 2.

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

Music on Main: Month of Tuesdays – Claire Edwardes

Music on Main

Claire Edwardes Music on Main

What: Claire Edwardes, the “sorceress of percussion,” kicks off A Month of Tuesdays with her powerhouse style and stage presence.  At a Music on Main concert, there’s always great musicians and interesting, engaging music. But beyond just the tunes and performances, there’s the chance to make new friends, meet the artists, and escape from your to-do list for an hour or two.

When: Tuesday, April 2, 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

Wines of Portugal Dinner at Ancora

What: Enjoy Peruvian-Japanese ‘Nikkei’ style food paired will some of Portugal’s top wines at this feast on April 2.

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Ancora False Creek – 1600 Howe St #2, Vancouver
Price: $150; buy online


What: New Zealand family duo BROODS bring the Don’t Feed The Pop Monster tour to Vancouver with special guests.

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $22.50-$29.50

Bloom: Wine, Dance, Comedy

What: MascallDance’s BLOOM is an informal evening of dance, wine and comedy. Their choreographers in residence will be showing excerpts of their work in the early evening of the first two Tuesdays in April. Each dance is paired with a wine, and interpreted for the audience by a stand-up comedian.

When: Tuesday, April 2 and April 9, 2019
Time: Doors 5 pm, show 5:30 pm
Where: BLOOM at MascallDance – 1130 Jervis Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10

Launch for Holman Wang’s Great Job Books

Courtesy Holman Wang

What: Penguin Random House Canada and Vancouver Kidsbooks presents the launch of Holman Wang’s two new picture books, Great Job, Mom! and Great Job, Dad!, two cozy celebrations of the many jobs moms and dads have. Refreshments will be served, and Holman will sign books following the read-along.

Dates: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Times: 7 to 9 pm.
Location: Kidsbooks – 2557 West Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Full Pint Comedy: A Housewarming

What: Full Pint Comedy has a new home, and invite you to the re-launch of their Tuesday night stand-up show. Featuring performances by Simon King, Chris Griffin, Ivan Decker, Sophie Buddle and Brett Skillen. Hosted by Colin Sharp and James Kennedy.

When: Every Tuesday starting April 2, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where: Castaway Bar & Kitchen – 3293 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
Admission: $5

New Cackle Sisters: Kitchen Chicken

What: In New Cackle Sisters: Kitchen Chicken, the songs of the American ‘30s yodel queens The Cackle Sisters contend with the ovens for an improbable meal. Staggeringly beautiful, the acts fly by at an astonishingly fast pace while the team hustles to roast a chicken, mash potatoes, and prepare appetizers, which may or may not eventually be served up.

When: Tuesday, April 2 to Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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