5 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, April 29

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Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Friday, April 29. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

Sideshow Comedy Improv

  • What: This annual extravaganza of improv comedy is an unpredictable, hilarious, and family-friendly evening. Tickets $26.25 from Pacific Theatre.
  • Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Ave, Vancouver
  • When: Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Superimposition

  • What: A “sonically diverse and layered” evening of instrumental music featuring a new concerto for flute, cello, and piano by acclaimed composer Aaron Gervais. Tickets range from $12 to $37 from the Chan Centre.
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
  • When: Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Viva

  • What: An irresistible movie telling the musical story of a teen wannabe-drag artiste in Havana. A little bit Billy Elliot, a little bit Pedro Almodovar – and a lot of drama.
  • Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour St | Vancouver
  • When: 8:45 p.m. Also showing Saturday though Wednesday.

Art In The City Gala and Sale

  • What: Come and buy a variety of art, including drawings, paintings, photography, giclee’s of originals and more. Admission is totally free.
  • Where: West End Community Centre Association – 870 Denman Street, Vancouver
  • When: Friday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Panda Market (International Summer Night Market)

  • What: The Panda Market opens for the season this Friday, serving up a smorgasbord of international cuisine and a range of exciting new foods. Admission is free.
  • Where: 12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond (behind Home Depot on Sweden Way)
  • When: Fridays and Saturdays 7 p.m. to midnight, Sundays and holidays 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

 

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