7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, September 18

Sep 14 2018, 3:03 pm

Vancouver Canucks, Royal Canoe, and more. Call up a friend and check out these seven things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, September 18.

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

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers

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  • What: Pre-season NHL action is back in Vancouver as the Canucks take on the Oilers at Rogers Arena. Calgary Flames on September 19, and LA Kings on September 20.
  • When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Royal Canoe

  • What: Canadian indie pop band Royal Canoe brings their Rayz Tour to Vancouver with special guest Begonia
  • When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20 plus fees

The Future of the Asia Pacific Economy and Trans-Pacific Trade

  • What: The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s policy expert Stewart M Patrick speaks to what the implications are or could be of the US’s non-participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, especially as China proceeds to deepen trade and economic engagement around the world through the Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
  • When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: SFU Harbour Centre Campus – Room 1400-1410, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free


September 18

E-40 – MRG Concerts / Facebook

  • What: Bay Area rap legend E-40 comes to Vancouver with special guests OMB Peezy and Nef The Pharoah.
  • When: 
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Ted Talks Discussion Group

  • What: This group watches pre-selected TED Talks and an open discussion follows. The group is designed for those who want to learn from the greatest minds on the planet, talk about big ideas and meet other curious-minded people.
  • When: The first and third Tuesday of the month.
  • Time: 10:30 am to 12 pm
  • Where: FVRL – Tsawwassen Library – 1321A 56 Street, Delta
  • Admission: Free

Interface: The woven artwork of Jaad Kuujus – Opening Event

  • What:  The opening of Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art’s new focus exhibition, Interface: The woven artwork of Jaad Kuujus (Meghann O’Brien). Hear from the artist as she shares her journey in the exploration of her intricate textile works and cedar weavings. Plus enjoy live performances while enjoying light refreshments.
  • When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 am
  • Where: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art – 639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

The Singer Behind the Song – Renee Fleming

  • What: Renée Fleming’s Music and the Mind presentation explores the power of music as it relates to health, including childhood development, music therapy, and discoveries that are changing our understanding of the brain.
  • When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, Show 8 pm
  • Where: UBC Old Auditorium – 6344 Memorial Rd, Vancouver,
  • Admission: Free with reserved seating. Call UBC Opera Box Office at 604-822-6725
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