7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, November 26

Nov 25 2019, 11:30 pm

Thievery Corporation, Mingle of the Jingles, and more. Here are seven things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, November 26.

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

Thievery Corporation with very special guests Brazilian Girls

What: Electronic music duo Thievery Corporation are bringing their The Babylon Falling tour to Vancouver for two shows with very special guests Brazilian Girls.

When: November 26 and November 27, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

It’s a Wonderful Christmas-ish Holiday Miracle

It’s a Wonderful Christmas-ish Holiday Miracle – Arts Club / Photo by David Cooper

What: It’s a Wonderful Christmas-ish Holiday Miracle is a new Canadian comedy by Marcus Youssef about a family during a complicated season. With music from Songs for Christmas and Silver & Gold by Sufjan Stevens. Presented by Arts Club Theatre.

When: Now until December 22, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Goldcorp Stage at The BMO Theatre Centre — 162 West 1st Avenue,
Tickets: Online

Wild Coasts of Canada: Vancouver Maritime Museum

What: Vancouver Maritime Museum hosts a celebration of Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence Scott Forsyth’s new book The Wild Coasts of Canada as well as musician and adventurer David Newland’s CD Northbound: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song.

When: November 26, 2019
Time: 2 to 3 pm
Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum (official) 1905 Ogden Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Sasha Velour’s Smoke & Mirrors

What: Sasha Velour is the season 9 winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race, the creator of the drag show Nightgowns, and has appeared in Vogue, Vogue Italia, and Plastik Magazine. She brings her Smoke & Mirrors show to Queen Elizabeth Theatre on November 26.

When: November 26, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Fireside Chat with Boris Wertz

fireside chat

Boris Wertz/ Tech Collective

What: On November 26, join Boris Wertz, founding partner of Version One VC, in conversation with Hayley Woodin of Business in Vancouver. Wertz is one of the top early-stage tech investors in North America. He’s a board partner with Andreessen Horowitz and is known for his ability to find the next generation of leaders. Currently, he’s focused on crypto/blockchain, marketplaces, and SaaS.

Before he was an investor, Wertz successfully built AbeBooks.com — an online marketplace for used and out-of-print books, which was later acquired by Amazon. Wertz was a former Pacific Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year and he’s passionate about science, tech, and entrepreneurship. He also sits on community boards and works as a mentor with various tech incubators.

When: November 26, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: PWC — 1400-250 Howe Street
Tickets: $15 to $25, available online

Heritage Christmas

What: Take a trip back to holidays past at Burnaby Village Museum with Heritage Christmas. See vintage-themed displays, listen to live music, and enjoy theatre performances. There will also be crafts for children, baking in the Farmhouse, and visits with Father Christmas.

When: Now until January 3, 2020 (closed December 24 and 25)
Time: Various times
Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free, carousel rides $2.65

Mingle of the Jingles

What: Mingle of the Jingles is a holiday variety show to raise funds for North Shore ConneXions Society, which supports people with intellectual disabilities. Enjoy live music and dance, and place your bid in and silent auction.

When: November 26, 2020
What: 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Kay Meek Arts Centre — 1700 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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