7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, June 19

Jun 13 2019, 1:36 pm

The last hump day of Spring is upon us! Get it going with Anderson .Paak, German Beer Tasting, and these seven events on Wednesday, June 19!

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

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Ultimate 90s Dance Party: Vengaboys, Right Said Fred, and Alice DJ

What: The 90s are alive at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday, June 19 when Vengaboys, Right Said Fred, Alice DJ and special guest Drum N DJ take the stage for an epic dance party.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Trial by Media: 2019 Speaker Series

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What: Vancouver Police Museum & Archives’ seventh annual Speaker Series. Go behind the headlines and discover what really happened inside Vancouver’s most notorious scandals, murders, and sensational stories as told by local authors, historians, officers and professors. All tickets come with free admission to the museum on the day of the presentation, plus a 2 for 1 admission coupon given upon check-in at the front desk.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Police Museum & Archives
Tickets: Online, $10

Reframed: Painting and Collage by Tiko Kerr

What: Reframed features new work by Tiko Kerr. Throughout his more than 30 year-long career, Kerr has explored the concept of perception through painting. His most recent works continue along this line of inquiry while drawing on images from art history and popular culture to explore the contemporary moment of widespread unrest and trauma.

When: Wednesdays to Saturdays until August 30, 2019 (closed Saturdays of holiday weekends)
Times: 12 to 5 pm
Where: Gordon Smith Gallery – 2121 Lonsdale, North Vancouver
Admission: By donation, suggested $5

Anderson .Paak

What: American recording artist and music producer Anderson .Paak and his band The Free Nationals are bringing their “Best Teef in the Game” Tour to Vancouver. .Paak, best known for his mix of 60s funk, 70s soul, hip-hop, R&B, electronic music, and rock ‘n’ roll, won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance, and a slot on Saturday Night Live performing “Tints” with Kendrick Lamar.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm / Show 7:30 pm
Where: PNE Forum – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Price: $59.59 via Live Nation

Vancouver Startup Stories: Celebrating Indigenous Entrepreneurs

What: Seven dynamic indigenous entrepreneurs. Seven diverse and compelling stories to be told. Join Startup Vancouver on June 19th as they “Celebrate Indigenous Entrepreneurs” in collaboration with Futurpreneur BC/Yukon. Speakers will provide real-world insights, inspirational stories, actionable tips and cautionary tales that will showcase the depth of talent Vancouver has in the community of First Nations-led businesses.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 8 pm
Where: SFU VentureLabs Vancouver – 555 W Hastings Street 12th Floor Suite 1200, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

June German Beer Tasting at Vancouver Alpen Club

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What: The Vancouver Alpen Club presents German Beer Tasting Night. Enjoy German beer and learn about what makes them so special. Guy McClelland, founder and owner of McClelland, will explain the ‘Reinheitsgebot’ and the various traditions and norms associated with beer in Germany. Ticket will include five beer tasters and a traditional Bavarian pretzel.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Vancouver Alpen Club – 4875 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Salish Sea Early Music Series – Late 18th-Century Quartets

What: The 2019 Salish Sea Early Music Festival is an annual festival of early chamber music, featuring some of the finest period instrument specialists from North America and Europe in chamber music from the Renaissance through the time of Beethoven on period instruments. Flutist Jeffrey Cohan is the festival’s artistic director.

When: Now to Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Knox United Church – 5600 Balaclava St, Vancouver,
Admission: By suggested donation: $15, $20 or $25 (a free will offering), and those 18 and under are free.

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