8 things to do in Vancouver this week

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Here are some of the top events to check out in Vancouver between April 20 and 24. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

KIESZA: The Sound of a Woman Tour with special guest Betty Who

  • What: Canadian deep house musician Kiesza comes to concert in Vancouver.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St., Vancouver
  • When: Monday, April 20; 8 p.m.

ECO Fashion Week

  • What: Speaker seminars, industry panels, and, of course, dynamic, collaborative, and award winning fashion shows.
  • Where: Various locations
  • When: Sunday, April 19 to April 24

Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Game 5

  • What: Canucks face the Calgary Flames in game five of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, at home.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, April 23; 7 p.m

Canucks pre-game street party

  • What: Vancouver Canucks host a pre-game street party outside Rogers Arena, featuring prizes, music, food and a beer garden.
  • Where: Pat Quinn Way outside Rogers Arena
  • When: Thursday, April 23; 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon

  • What: A public discussion featuring eight speakers from various Vancouver communities, including Ned Bell, Jay DeMerit and others.
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton St., Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, April 23; 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

FLAWLESS: A Beyonce Inspired Art Show

  • What: BEYHIVE! You ready?! Time to get drunk in love with your favourite Queen Bee beats. Over 60 participating artists and 80 + submissions of Beyonce inspired art.
  • Where:  Studio East – 1480 Frances St., Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, April 23; 5:30 p.m. to 9 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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