7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, May 28

May 23 2019, 10:37 pm

In the mood for theatre? Looking for some nature? Here are seven events happening in Vancouver on Tuesday, May 28 to help you out.

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


What: In the 1960s, celebrated American playwright Arthur Miller had a son, Daniel, who was diagnosed with Down syndrome. The family never publicly acknowledged Daniel’s existence. HELLO: a secret historical exclusion! follows the story of Daniel, who grew up in an isolated institution, never attended his sister’s birthday parties, never learned to read and was never a part of his birth families international portrait. How would Daniel see his mother, his sister, his father and his place in the world? HELLO is seen through Daniels eyes. Presented by Theatre Terrific.

When: Now to Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: 8 to 9 pm
Where: Firehall Arts Centre – 280 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

From Bach to Beatles

What: World renown Israeli violin magician Sanya Kroitor and his band will present From Bach to Beatles concert, a unique blend of classical and modern music, with infusion of klezmer, jazz, and folk tunes.

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
Tickets: Online

Clothing swaps at Lupii Cafe

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What: A community swap is being held in South Vancouver, where participants are encouraged to bring quality, gently worn items to give away. All ages, eras, sizes and styles of clothes will be accepted, as long as they are clean, in good condition and likely to be valued by others. You need to bring at least five items to participate. That includes women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, costumes, shoes, accessories and jewelry. They are also accepting craft supplies, linens, kid’s toys, adult and children’s books, as well as small houseware items.

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time: 5 to 7 pm
Where: Lupii Cafe, 7743 Champlain Crescent, Vancouver.
Cost: $10

Sound Bites: Blackthorn

What: A Little Lunch Music has changed to a new format with a new name: Sound Bites! This concert series features local musicians in all genres of music including folk, classical, jazz and pop. Enjoy a different musical performance each month, along with coffee and dessert.

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online, $5

Kwantlen Street Farmers’ Market – Richmond

When: Every Tuesday 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

Dunkirk Special Screening at Science World

Dunkirk. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

What: In honour of the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation that occurred between May 26 and June 4, Science World is showing Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller Dunkirk, directed from his own original screenplay.

When: Now to Friday, May 31, 2019
Time: Doors at 6:30 pm, show from 7 to 9:15 pm including a 20 minute intermission
Where: Science World – 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Avian by Nature: Wild Birds of Vancouver’s North Shore

What: Join local wildlife photographer Robert Alexander for an illustrated lecture on the wild birds of the North Shore. Robert is a photographer, naturalist and birder whose photos have been featured in books, magazines and movies. Presented in conjunction with the AVIAN by Nature exhibition.

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: The Ferry Building Gallery – 1414 Argyle Avenue, West Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15

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