7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, May 22

May 17 2019, 6:14 pm

Jorja Smith & Kali Uchis, Revolver Festival, and more! Call up a friend and check out these seven events happening on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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

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Jorja Smith & Kali Uchis

Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis

What: Critically acclaimed singer-songwriters Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis team up for a show at PNE Forum. All ages with 19+ bar.

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: Doors 6, show 7 pm
Where: PNE Forum – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Trial by Media: 2019 Speaker Series

What: Vancouver Police Museum & Archives’ 7th 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, May 22, Wednesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Police Museum & Archives
Tickets: Online, $10

Arts Alive 2019

What: Arts Alive is an annual showcase of collaborative student works held in collaboration with the Burnaby School District featured in the Lower Gallery. This year’s 37th edition presents a selection of artworks from elementary schools across the city. Math & Art is this year’s theme to act as inspiration for elementary students.

When: Now to June 9, 2019
Time: Tuesday-Friday, 10 am to 4:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12 – 5 pm
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Suggested donation is $5

Lady Parts at rEvolver Festival

What: Combining written sketches, personal stories, video interviews, and special guests, Lady Parts is an unabashed homage to the struggles of our gender, a platform to have fun with feminism, a cabaret of the oppressed, and a shit-hot good time. Presented by After Party Theatre, part of rEvolver Festival 2019.

When: Wednesday, May 22, Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Fraser Valley Bandits vs Hamilton Honey Badgers

What: The Fraser Valley Bandits take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers in Canadian Elite Basketball League action at Abbotsford Centre.

When: May 22, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Into the Woods – Expressions Festival

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What: James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the Kings Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse.

When: Tuesday, May 21, Wednesday, May 22, Saturday, May 25, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Waterfront Theatre – 1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: OURO Collective and Tangible collaborate to create a multi-disciplinary dance experience. Alex Beim is the creative director and founder of Tangible, an experiential design firm whose public art and interactive installations have been displayed around the world. OURO is an eclectic dance collective that uses hip-hop, waacking, breaking, and contemporary dance as the foundation for the creation and production of new work. The show aims to engage the public and to break down the separation between performers and audience by creating an interactive and playful environment.

When: May 22 to May 25, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

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