7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, October 23

Oct 22 2019, 6:00 pm

Still planning your Wednesday itinerary? Here are our picks of seven events to check out in Vancouver today, October 23. Matt Mays, Lost Souls of Gastown, and more.

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

Matt Mays

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What: JUNO-award winner Matt Mays brings his Howl At The Night Tour to Vancouver on October 23 with special guest Skye Wallace.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Stage 43 presents The Creature Creeps

What: Stage 43’s latest show is The Creature Creeps, a comedic exploration of the horror genre. Expect to see a mad scientist, hear creaking doors, and meet a cast of classic spooky characters.

When: 
Time: 8 pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Saints, Sinners, and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper

What: The Burnaby Art Gallery presents Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper. The exhibition showcases Italian Master prints and drawings from Vancouver-area public and private collections, from the Renaissance to the late 18th century.

When: Tuesdays to Sunday until November 17, 2019. Closed Mondays and stat holidays
Time: 10 am to 4:30 pm (Tuesday to Friday), 12 to 5 pm (Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Admission: Suggested donation $5

Cost Of Living

What: A 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about relationships and living with physical disabilities, and filled with surprise humour. The play tells the story of a wealthy student being cared for by a young down-on-her-luck woman, and a man who rebuilds an old connection by providing assistance to his ex-wife.

When: Tuesdays to Sundays until November 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre – 203 – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Lost Souls of Gastown

What: This Halloween season you can step into the dark history of Vancouver’s earliest years on the Lost Souls of Gastown tour. Hear stories of deadly fire, smallpox, and murder as you explore the cobblestone streets of Victorian Gastown.

When: Daily until November 2, 2019 (no tour on October 13)
Time: 8 to 9:30 pm
Where: Meeting point at Cathedral Square, at Dunsmuir and Richards
Tickets: Online

The Wailers

What: Reggae legends The Wailers celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Survival at Imperial on October 23 with special guest Secret 77.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online

ECS Fundamentals 

What: ECS Education is the missing link in understanding Endocrine dysfunction. This course provides cannabis education that will shed light on the dynamics of the endocannabinoid and endocrine systems and how they synergistically provide us with quality of life as we age.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: i-Training STUDIO – 208-2520 Ontario Street
Tickets: Available online for $199