15 things to do in Vancouver this week

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Spring is officially (almost) here. Make the most of what’s left of this wet winter with these great events taking place in Vancouver this week.

The Vancouver Events Calendar has more.

Monday, March 14

Rose Ranger

  • What: Canadian singer-songwriter Rose Ranger comes to the Fairmont Pacific Rim.
  • Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, March 14; 5 p.m.

Canucks vs. Jets

  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, March 14; 7 p.m.

Introduction to Whisky 101

  • What: A primer on the spirit that put Ireland in the hearts and glasses of the masses, with a tasting from Doolin’s Irish Pub.
  • Where: Doolin’s Irish Pub – 654 Nelson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, March 14; 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 15

Whisky 201

  • What: A continuation of last night’s foray into the spirits with expert whisky swillers on hand to teach you more about the beloved tipple.
  • Where: Doolin’s Irish Pub – 654 Nelson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, March 15; 7 p.m.

Leon Bridges

  • What: 26-year-old gospel and soul singer Leon Bridge comes to The Orpheum, off the release of his 2015 album Coming Home.
  • Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, March 15; 8 p.m.

Seinfeld Trivia II

  • What: What was Jerry’s dad’s birthday? Where was Kramer born? What does “I’m out” mean? Compete with other sitcom dorks for cash and prizes.
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, March 15; 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 16

Seance: Hypno Cult Vinyl

  • What: Take a plunge into the deep end of vinyl with your host and guide Darwin Meyers.
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 9 p.m.

Earthquake Preparedness

  • What: Are you ready for when the big one hits? With these Earthquake Preparedness courses from the Kitsilano Community Centre, you’ll be prepared no matter what.
  • Where: Kitsilano Community Centre – 2690 Larch Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; noon

Monty Python & The Holy Grail

  • What: Quote along with this beloved Monty Python classic at the Biltmore this week.
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, March 16; 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 17

Good for Grapes

  • What: Rock out with Surrey-based Good for Grapes, and inject a little bit of energy in your week.
  • Where: Studio Records – 919 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, March 17; 7:45 p.m.

Keltic Landing Shamrock Ball

  • What: Party it up like they do on the Emerald Isle.
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, March 17; 6 p.m.

The Irish Rovers

  • What: Celtic legends The Irish Rovers are in Vancouver tonight, as part of the CelticFest celebrations. Jig the night away!
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, March 17; 8 p.m.

Friday, March 18

Daughter

  • What: English folk rockers Daughter come to the Vogue, bringing with them a unique brands of haunting indie music with crystal clear vocals.
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, March 18; 7 p.m.

CIS 2016 Men’s Basketball Consolation Final

  • What: Take in a little college sports with the Consolation Final for this year’s CIS Championships, hosted by UBC.
  • Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, March 18; 5 p.m.

Ivory Hours

  • What: UK-based group Ivory Hours comes to Vancouver’s Media Club for a night of indie goodness.
  • Where: The Media Club – 695 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, March 18; 8 p.m.

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