7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, February 13

Feb 11 2019, 7:49 am

Welcome back, Wednesday! Get yours started with these seven events happening in Vancouver today, February 13! Thank You For Being a Friend, Subverting the Genre, and more.

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

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Thank You For Being a Friend

What: The Golden Girls coming to Vancouver — but in puppet version. Join Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia for a live puppet tribute show that is bringing the laughs and memories back, this February at the Vogue Theatre.

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: Doors at 7 pm,  show at 8 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online, $35 to $40

Branaire Ducru Dinner at Origo Club

What: Origo Club is a five-course dinner for $100/ per person with Branaire Ducru on February 13 at 6:30 pm.

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Orio Club – 6888 River Road #110, Richmond
Price: $100; buy online

Women & Queer Night at The Bike Kitchen

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What: Learn how to tune up your bike in a positive space for trans women, cis women, queer and genderqueer folks in a relaxed environment led by female and/or LGBTQ2I identified mechanics and volunteers. A great way to introduce yourself to the wonderful world of bike mechanics while eating pizza and listening to some great tunes.

When: The second Wednesday of every month
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: The Bike Kitchen – 1896 East Mall, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Subverting the Genre – Connie Walker on podcasting and Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women

What: As Connie Walker’s hit podcasts, Missing & Murdered—”Who Killed Alberta Williams,” and, “Finding Cleo”—approach the 20 million download mark, go behind the stories, into the editorial decision making, and into the struggles behind one of Canada’s most downloaded podcasts. How has the media transformed over the last five years when reporting in Indigenous communities? What is the importance of understanding the role of trauma in our communities in our news and feature stories? Following a public talk, Connie will be joined by Ryan McMahon, creator, writer, and host of the Thunder Bay podcast, for a Q&A with the audience.

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (Asia-Pacific Hall) Room 100 – 580 W Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

VSO Chamber Players: String, Sonatas & Sextet

February 13

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What: The Chamber Players shine a spotlight on strings with Gorecki’s highly virtuosic, Bartók-inspired Sonata for Two Violins, Ravel’s strikingly spare Sonata for Violin and Cello, and Dvořák’s energetic Sextet for Strings, written during the composer’s Slavic period.

When: Wednesday, February 13, Thursday, February 14, and Sunday, February 17, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm (Wednesday and Thursday) 2 pm (Sunday)
Where: Pyatt Hall – 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Valentine’s Special Wild At Heart Cooking Class

What: Share your heart this Valentine’s with a hands on cooking class and three course gourmet tasting menu featuring the beloved heart. Learn how to prepare heart three ways as demonstrated by experienced wild game cook Jody Peck  in this interactive workshop.

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Strathcona Community Centre Association – 601 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $125

Fraser Valley Comedy presents Chris Gordon

What:Fraser Valley Comedy presents headliner Chris Gordon at the Hastings Racecourse & Casino inside “The Eclipse Lounge”. Hosted by Ed Konyha with special guest Shane Clark, Robert Peng, Lisa Person, Alfie Rosselli and James Idol.

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Hastings Racecourse & Casino – 188 N Renfrew Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

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