9 things to do this week in Vancouver


Here are some of the top events to check out in Vancouver between April 13 and 17. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

ManTalks Mondays: World Class Role Models. Fathers & Sons

  • What: Four game-changing leaders share their unique stories, challenges and breakthroughs of aligning with the mentors who have made the most significant impact on their development.
  • Where: Hootsuite HQ – 5 East 8th Ave., Vancouver
  • When: Monday, April 13; 6:30 p.m.

Vancouver Story Slam

  • What: Monthly storytelling competition! Ten tellers share short stories onstage in competition for cash prizes, booby prizes, and a chance to compete for the annual championship trophy.
  • Where: Cottage Bistro – 4468 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, April 14; 8 p.m.

Art of Marketing Conference

  • What: This conference features five internationally renowned speakers who will share an exciting blend of cutting edge thinking and real world experience on today’s most critical marketing issues
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, April 15; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Game 1

  • What: Canucks face the Calgary Flames in game one of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, at home.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, April 15; 7 p.m.

Ariana Grande with special guest Rixton

  • What: Pop-star Ariana Grande brings her world tour to Vancouver.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m.

Lord Huron with Leon Bridges at the Commodore

  • What: American indie folk band Lord Huron comes to Vancouver’s Commodore Theatre on April 17 with Leon Bridges.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 888 Granville St., Vancouver
  • When: Friday, April 17; 7 p.m.

Science World After Dark

  • What: If you’ve ever wanted to explore Science World with your friends and without the youngsters around, here’s your chance.
  • Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, April 17; 7 p.m.

Andy Warhol Exhibit

  • What: Due to overwhelming demand, the free Andy Warhol exhibit in Yaletown is reopening to the public on select dates and times through April 28
  • Where: 1280 Homer Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in April; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Sea Monsters Revealed at the Vancouver Aquarium

  • What: This highly anticipated exhibition will take you on an exciting journey to discover some of the world’s most amazing sea creatures.
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
  • When: Daily until September 7, 2015

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Jill Slattery Jill Slattery was born and raised in Vancouver, where she also earned an Arts degree from UBC in English and Creative Writing. She is an avid TV-watcher and a shameless Taylor Swift fangirl. Jill is a Staff Writer at Vancity Buzz. Contact her at jill@vancitybuzz.com

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