Enjoy the last Hump Day in May with our picks of seven things to do in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 29. Check out Death From Above, VCC Chef’s Table, and more!
For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.
- Bulldog, corgi, and wiener dog races are back at Hastings Racecourse
- Imperial Series performances at TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
- Punk In Drublic Craft Beer and Music Festival announced for PNE Amphitheatre
What: Canadian rock duo Death From Above will be bringing their Heads Up! Is Now Tour to Vancouver this May, performing live at the Commodore Ballroom. Consisting of bassist Jesse F. Keeler and drummer and vocalist Sebastien Grainger, both from Toronto, Ontario, the band was formed in 2001.
This spring, Death From Above will tour to celebrate the re-pressing of their 2002 debut Heads Up, performing the six-song EP in its entirety, followed by songs from You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine, The Physical World, and Outrage! Is Now.
When: May 29, 2019
Time: Doors open at 7 pm, show starts 8 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street
Price: $49.50 plus service charges — Tickets available via Ticketmaster
What: This special woodland garden is home to many species of rare and unusual rhododendrons, azaleas, and fine heritage trees. Follow the meandering paths, pause by the ponds and discover for yourself, the story of The Glades.
When: May 29, June 1, June 15, July 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Glades – 561 172 St, Surrey
Admission: Entrance by donation (excluding Mother’s Day – ticketed event)
What: Vancouver Community College’s Culinary Arts program presents the next edition of their pop-up restaurant The Chef’s Table. Enjoy a five-course, fixed menu with optional wine pairings served in an intimate setting with only 20 seats available per night.
When: Tuesdays to Thursday from May 27 to July 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Community College – Downtown Campus JJ’s Restaurant – 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $22-$55
What: Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, “bare” is a contemporary pop opera about coming out and growing up. The story follows a group of students at a Catholic boarding school as they grapple with issues of sexuality, identity, and the future. “bare” is a provocative, fresh, and utterly honest look at the dangers of baring your soul, and the consequences of continuing to hide.
When: Various dates from Wednesday, May 27 to Saturday, June 8, 2019
Times: 7:30 pm
Where: Unitarian Church of Vancouver – 949 49 Ave W, Vancouver
What: The Roedde House Museum Speaker Series will feature a new speaker or speakers every month, covering topics such as Victorian literature, local history, and heritage conservation. British Columbia has proudly claimed Francis Mawson Rattenbury as its greatest architect, and counts his exploits and death among its greatest scandals. What relevance, however, does Rattenbury’s story have for 21st-century British Columbians? This talk will examine Rattenbury’s career and life in BC outside of the limelight of scandal.
When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Roedde House Museum – 1415 Barclay St. Vancouver
What: A monthly music and culture evening at Boulevard Coffee. Featuring performances by Circle of Care, Matt Young & Friends, Neighbors, and Sactuarys.wav.
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: The Boulevard Coffee Roasting Co. – 5970 University Boulevard, Vancouver
What: A release show for Leave’s new EP, “Jeremiah/Carolina”. Leave is the experimental folk music project of Emma Citrine and David Knights Cowling. Also featuring special guests Kuri and Hollow Twin.
When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10