7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, April 17

Apr 11 2019, 6:12 pm

Wondering what to do on your Wednesday? Here are seven great events happening on April 17 – Vancouver Whitecaps, LOOPDALOOP and more!

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

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Vancouver Whitecaps vs Los Angeles Football Club

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC

What: Vancouver Whitecaps take on Los Angeles Football Club on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Wednesday Wanderings: Nature’s Architects

What: Beavers can create a diverse habitat that benefits all kinds of animals. Discover more about how these busy critters build homes and communities. For ages 19+ only, please.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Iona Beach Regional Park
Admission: $3 per session, registration is required

Improv Against Humanity: Superhero Edition

What: Grab your shield and join the comedy action at the Rio Theatre for a special edition of Improv Against Humanity. Inspired by Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, and Shazam!, April’s #IAHatRIO will feature caped comedians serving up a tonne of comic book laughs. Epic prizes, hilarious heroes and twisted villains, and the coronation of the next Most Horrible Person in Vancouver.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $12


What: Over the course of 2018, members of Iris Film Collective participated in individual month-long residencies to each create a 16mm film loop installation with a view to pushing the boundaries of 16mm film and projection. The result is LOOPDALOOP, an immersive rotating month-long exhibition taking place at their Burrard View Park Fieldhouse residency space, as a part of the Capture Photography Festival’s Selected Exhibits.

When: Every night until Sunday, April 28, 2019
Times: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Burrard View Fieldhouse – 545 N Slocan Avenue, Vancouver
Admission: Free


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What: Portuguese fado singer Mariza performs at the Chan Centre on Wednesday, April 17.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Love Keeps Saving The Day

What: A live cabaret covering the music of such superstars as Gloria Gaynor, Cheryl Lynn, Diana Ross, Thelma Houston, Sylvester, Queen and more. Presented by Queer Prov.

When: Wednesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 9:30 pm
Where: The Junction – 1138 Davie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Plastic-Free Lifestyle Night

What: Head to Pacific Arts Market to meet the owner of Honest Sea Shop and hear some tips on how to go plastic-free/ zero-waste. Questions about going plastic-free or zero-waste are encouraged, plus shop for plastic-free products and art from many local artists that are a part of the Pacific Arts Market. Enjoy some free refreshments too.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Pacific Arts Market – 1448 West Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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