7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, November 28

Nov 23 2018, 6:22 pm
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The last Hump Day of November, and it’s packed with great events like East Van Panto, Christmas at Flyover Canada, and more. Here are seven fun things to do in Vancouver on Wednesday, November 28.

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

East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz

What: When a pipeline bursts, Dorothy and Toto are flung to the magical Land of Oz, aka Nanaimo and Hastings. There, Dorothy is pursued by a Wicked Witch, meets a trio of new friends, and embarks on a magical journey to the World’s Greenest City in search of brains, heart, courage … and Yoga Pants.

When: Wednesday, November 28 to Sunday, January 6, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Christmas at FlyOver Canada

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What: Fly like Santa this Christmas on a magical flight across Canada. After meeting some of Santa’s elves, Chestnut and Pinecone, you’ll join them as they take flight across Canada looking for their fellow elves. You may even get a sneak peek of Santa’s Workshop as you soar over the North Pole.

When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2018
Time: Daily from 10 am to 9 pm
Where: 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Tanika Charles

What: An evening of soul and rhythm with Tanika Charles. In a few short years, Tanika Charles has transformed from an emerging solo artist to a commanding performer and bandleader, a staple of the Canadian soul scene.

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where:  Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online, Free

Diversity Versus Decolonization: An Honest Conversation in Technicolour

What: Visceral Visions and The Museum of Vancouver present a conversation on incorporating more equitable practices in your artistic work or organization. Featuring panellists Omari Newton, Andrea Loewen, Shanae Sodhi, Kathryn Shaw, Margo Kane, Brenda Leadlay, with Valerie Sing Turner as moderator.

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: Doors open 6:30 pm, event 7 to 9 pm
Where: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, free

This Duet That We’ve Already Done (so many times)

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What: An iPad for music, speakers, projectors. A chair, a few pairs of shoes, whisky, water, and glasses. Frédérick Gravel and Brianna Lombardo team-up for This Duet That We’ve Already Done (so many times). They look at each other, play, dance for each other, creating a tableau in which movement portrays the poetry of everyday life.

When: Now to Saturday, December 1, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Cultch Historic Theatre – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Gather YVR – Women in Tech Talk & Social

What: Gather YVR events brings together awesome women who work in tech while donating to a local cause. Guest speakers this month include Antonia Issa, Learning Manager at Moz, and Cynthia Kinsella, Chief Development Officer at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Ticket proceeds will be donated to The Greater Vancouver Food Bank in partnership with Startups Care’s fundraising initiative.

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Unbounce – 400-401 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10-$15

Scribe 2018 Launch – The Food Issue

What: The launch of the 2018 edition of Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia’s annual journal, The Scribe, celebrating the history of Jewish community members in the Vancouver food industry. Featuring a keynote talk by caterer and restaurateur Susan Mendelson.

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: The Western Front – 303 E 8th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $36

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