7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, September 17

Sep 17 2019, 5:00 am

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Hip Hip Trivia, and more. Here are seven events to check out in Vancouver today, Tuesday, September 17. Enjoy, everyone!

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

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RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

What: Broadway Across Canada presents the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. This Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning original rock musical will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from September 17 to 22. RENT follows the lives of seven artists who struggle to chase their dreams in New York City without selling out. The show was groundbreaking at its time, opening its first show in 1996. Written and composed by Johnathan Larson, it was a memorial to his friends who died from an epidemic of AIDS.

When: September 17 to 22, 2019
Time: Various times, check online for more details
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: From $30 — available online

QS World MBA Tour & QS World Grad School Tour

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What: The world’s largest MBA tour will answer any MBA-related questions you may have through presentations, networking opportunities, and valuable interactions with recruiters from over 25 top business schools. Attendees will also receive for free a professional LinkedIn Headshot, a resume reviewed, access to a pool of scholarships worth $7 million and more.

Plus check out the largest Grad School Fair and Expo in Vancouver to explore grad school options, discover studying abroad, or find a specialized master’s or PhD program that best fits individual academic and professional goals. Attendees can meet a variety of top graduate schools, get application questions answered, receive GRE test-prep advice, gain access to scholarships, and more.

QS World MBA Tour & Grad School Fair and Expo

When: September 17, 2019
Time: 4:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel – 1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

The Story Collider: Oceans

What: The Story Collider and Ocean Wise team up for a special ocean-themed show at the Vancouver Aquarium during Canada’s Science Literacy Week. Come hear five true, personal stories about science while sea lions swim behind you. Hosted by Kayla Glynn and Josh Silberg, and featuring Holly Neate, Natasha Jategaonkar, Valeria Vergara, and more.

When: September 17, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers

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What: The Canucks take on the Edmonton oilers in a pre-season game at Rogers Arena in September.

When: September 17, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Lear Inc.: All Or Nothing

What: A modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear, where Lear is a 55-year-old CEO of a multinational corporation who lives and dies by the principle of ‘all or nothing.’

When: September 17 and 18, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Hot Chip

What: English synth-pop band Hot Chip perform at the Vogue Theatre in support of their latest album, A Bath Full of Ecstasy.

When: September 17, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Hip Hop Trivia Night at Juke Fried Chicken

What: Teams of up to six are invited to take part in five rounds of questions on all things hip hop. There will be food and drink specials and prizes up for grabs too. Sign up as an individual or a team of up to six via email ([email protected]), Instagram or Facebook to guarantee a spot, or simply walk-in night-of.

When: September 17, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free