5 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, August 11

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As usual, to cure the doldrums of Tuesday, we present to you five things you can do around town today, August 11.

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Fickle Youth at The Roxy

  • What: A Vancouver-based band that places their roots in soul, R&B, and indie rock will be bringing down the house at The Roxy.
  • Where: The Roxy – 932 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, August 11; 8 p.m.

Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park

  • What: The Evo Summer Cinema Series at Stanley Park free outdoors movies returns every Tuesday from July 7 to August 25. Tonight’s movie is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
  • Where: Ceperley Meadows – Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, August 11; Movie starts at dusk

Tea Zen by Don Wong, Lam Wong & Bryan Mulvihill

  • What: Tea Zen exhibition gives a glimpse of how the tea captures the human spirit and relates to Zen. The exhibit showcases Lam Wong’s documentary in which he interviews tea farmers, tea lovers, artists, tea masters and a Zen monk, and the exquisite calligraphy scrolls written by master calligrapher, Don Wong.
  • Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, August 11; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

New Westminster Pride Exhibition

  • What: The Arts Council of New Westminster is proud to present it’s first ever LGBTQ group exhibition in partnership with the New West Pride Society.
  • Where: Montague Studio Gallery – Centennial Lodge, Queens Park, New Westminster
  • When: Tuesday, August 11; 1 to 5 p.m.

Kings Head Comedy

  • What: For only $5 you can catch comedians you’ve seen on HBO, Just For Laughs, on tour at comedy clubs across the country.
  • Where: Kings Head Pub – 1618 Yew Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, August 11; 9 to 10:30 p.m.

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