7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, February 13

Feb 9 2018, 2:28 am

Get your shortened work week started with a fun event today, Tuesday, February 13. Serena Ryder, On Being Black In Vancouver, and more are here to fill your schedule.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

  • What: Agatha Christie returns from the dead to perform a one-woman haunted house murder mystery puppet show. World famous mystery author Gertrude Crump has been murdered… mysteriously! Can you solve the case? All the clues are there…
  • When: Tuesday, February 13 to Sunday, February 18, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$20

Retirement Ready Panel

  • What: As you approach retirement or ponder how you’ll stop working, you have to ask yourself: Are you retirement ready? With the help of leading experts, the BIV Retirement Ready panel discussion will investigate how and when to retire and how to embrace what should be the triumphant years of a longer life.
  • When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Time: 3:30 to 6 pm
  • Where: The Shangri-La Hotel – 1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $59-$69

Empowered Entrepreneur Coffee and Talk

  • What: Leisa Cadotte’s uplifting story will teach you how to overcome obstacles and live with your glass half full. The funny accounts of the author’s chronic pain and illness will inspire attendees to see the possibilities after failure and how to turn them into opportunities.
  • When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Time: 10 to 11:30 am
  • Where: Chances Maple Ridge – 22710 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge
  • Tickets: Online, $5-$15

Majid Jordan

  • What: Toronto duo Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman perform at the Orpheum on The Space Between World Tour.
  • When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Fun Home

  • What: Women are in every aspect of this Canadian premiere, based on an acclaimed graphic novel with a lesbian protagonist. The coming-of-age, coming-out musical won the Tony Award for Best Musical – and was the first show written entirely by women to do so. Fun Home looks back on a young woman’s memories of her dysfunctional family, and especially of her relationship with her closeted, funeral-directing father.
  • When: Now to March 10, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Arts Club, Granville Island – 1601 Johnston St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Arts Club; $29-$49+

Where Are You REALLY From? On Being Black in Vancouver

  • What: What does it mean to be asked questions like this? Being Black in Vancouver holds something different for many people who grew up and live in this diverse city. Join Chelene Knight, Juliane Okot Bitek, Wayde Compton, Chantal Gibson, and special guest Randy Clark for a unique mashup of stories on being Black in Vancouver.
  • When: Tuesday, February 13. 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – 350 West Georgia St., Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Serena Ryder

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  • What: The Toronto singer/songwriter is coming off of her 2017 released, Utopia, released last May 26. Concert attendees can also expect to hear songs from her critical and commercial hit, Harmony, from 2012, including the single “Stompa.”
  • When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 7, show at 8 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49.50
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