5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, January 28

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Hump day has passed, and it’s clear skies and calm seas from here to the weekend. Enjoy a couple of the fine events taking place in Vancouver, and sail on.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

  • What: That band the guy you remember from Metal Shop was always talking about, Godspeed You! Black Emperor is in Vancouver tonight. Described as a “post-rock collective,” if you know what that means then this is definitely the show for you.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, January 28 / 7 p.m.

Debra DiGiovanni at The Comedy Mix

  • What: Multi-Canadian Comedy Award winner Debra DiGiovanni comes to the Comedy Mix in Downtown Vancouver. You might know her for her award-winning stand up, her work with Much Music, or from CBC’s The Debaters. Either way, she’s a real life national treasure. Don’t miss out.
  • Where: The Comedy Mix –
  • When: Thursday, January 28 / 8:30 p.m.

Pride & Prejudice

  • What: The stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s timeless classic of love, class, and family. Arts Club Theatre Company brings you the life of Elizabeth Bennett, an unmarried, and independent young woman living in England. Will she ever find love? If you’ve read the book, you know. But don’t spoil it!
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, January 28; 7:30 p.m.

Leftovers

  • What: A show by comedian Charlie Demers and Marcus Youssef of Neworld Theatre explores Demers’ proud socialism, and the current state of affairs. Have things gotten better? Why not? With years of comedy experience and decades of frustration under his belt, he hopes to answer one question: why are we so accepting of the world as it is?
  • Where: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, January 28; 7:30 p.m.

Game On

  • What: A brand new monthly board game night at the Gordon Neighbourhood House. Love board games? Who doesn’t! Want to hang out and meet new people? Why not! Come on down, bring some friends, and have a good time.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, January 28; 7:30 p.m.

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