7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, May 29

May 25 2018, 4:58 am

Concerts, Farmers’ Market, Poetry and more – whatever your interests, we’ve got you covered! Here is our checklist of seven great events to check out in Vancouver today, Tuesday, May 29.

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

Live Music at the Shadbolt

  • What: A Little Lunch Music for the lunch crowd, and then a Jazz Jam with musician Cory Weeds in the evening.
  • When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 1 pm, 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue Burnaby, BC
  • Admission: Free


  • What: West coast rapper and Dreamville Records member Cozz performs at Fortune Sound Club.
  • When: Tuesday, May 29
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$75

Kwantlen Street Farmers’ Market

Farmers Market / Shutterstock

  • What: The market offers a rotating selection of food trucks and carts, vendors with local produce, fresh Okanagan fruit, locally brewed beer and BC wines, SPCA certified chicken and eggs, freshly baked French breads and pastries, and natural soap and body care products. There will also be products grown and crafted by local farmers and artisans, highlighting KPU’s own Sustainable Agriculture students.
  • When: Every Tuesday from Tuesday, May 29 to Tuesday, October 2, 2018
  • 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

Improv X Poetry

  • What: The Fictionals and friends from Vancouver’s spoken word scene team up for Improv X Poetry at Cafe Deux Soleils. Featuring slam poetry from special guests Duncan Shields, Angelica Poversky, and RC Weslowski.
  • When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Admission: $7 or $5 for students

The Science Behind Pixar Vancouver 2018

Science Behind Pixar Science World

Inside the Science Behind Pixar exhibition at Science World in Vancouver, 2018. (Kenneth Chan / Daily Hive)

  • What: The Science Behind Pixar, featuring over 40 interactive elements, was created by the Museum of Science, Boston and Pixar Animation Studios. The upcoming exhibition in Vancouver will be broken into eight distinct sections, with each focusing on a step of Pixar’s filming making process: modelling, rigging, surfaces, sets and cameras, animation, simulation, lighting, and rendering. The activities and exhibits are inspired by some of Pixar’s most acclaimed films, including Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Finding Nemo, and WALL-E. Attendees will also have photo opportunities with human-size recreations of famous Pixar characters, such as Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode, and WALL-E.
  • When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Science World – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Read Local BC – Poetic Frequency

  • What: Join Read Local BC for an insightful and engaging evening of poetry considering our place in the world, how we engage with society, and our effect on the natural world. Featuring BC poets Kate Braid (Elemental), Mercedes Eng (Prison Industrial Complex Explodes), and Cornelia Hoogland (Trailer Park Elegy), and hosted by Surrey Poet Laureate Renée Sarojini Saklikar.
  • When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm, Readings 6:45 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Centre Library, Room 120 – 10350 University Dr, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

The Arts and Crafts Movement in Vancouver 1890-1930

  • What: This Heritage House Tour pre-tour lecture with Jim Wolf will explore the craftsmanship of the Arts and Crafts movement in Vancouver that saw the meeting of international influences with local art and place.
  • When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
  • Where: University Women’s Club at Hycroft – 1489 McCrae Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $15 or $9 with valid student ID
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