17 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, April 22

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      Looking for something to do tomorrow? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 17 events happening in or around Vancouver on Wednesday, April 22.


      As part of the Straight Series, the Georgia Straight presents British electronica group Clean Bandit (pictured above) touring in support of first release New Eyes at the Commodore Ballroom.


      Electric Owl hosts a Doctor Who-themed evening that includes trivia, door prizes, team prizes, live music by DJ Tim the Mute, burlesque artists, and a costume contest.


      The California Wine Fair Dinner features a four-course menu created by chef Jessica Howery, paired with select wines from Edna Valley Vineyard, Ghost Pines, and Louis M. Martini Winery. Held at Siena.

      Sommelier Lesley Saito and the Taste of Africa restaurant present a wine and food pairing event at the Legacy Liquor Store.


      Urban leaders, strategists, and innovators explore the evolution of communities at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel.

      David Lam talks about his experiences working on Dragon Age: Inquisition. Held at the Vancity Theatre.

      At the VanDusen Botanical Garden, you can discuss gardening tips that lead to a bountiful and healthy harvest of organic vegetables.

      The Art of Loving hosts an evening covering erotic techniques and products that will enable you and your partner to enjoy a heightened level of excitement and pleasure.

      Mike Larsen, instructor in Criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University discusses the newly passed Bill C-51. Held at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch.


      Improvised soap opera Sin Peaks presents its latest creation Singularity: A Space Opera at the Railway Club.

      Just for Laughs presents Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan performing on his Out of the Whirlwind tour at the Vogue Theatre.

      The Rio Theatre presents a live comedy show inspired by classic tabletop game Dungeons & Dragons.


      Canadian artist Shannon Bool talks about her latest commissions and installations. Held at the Contemporary Art Gallery.


      The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts hosts the world premiere of Kinesis Dance artistic director and choreographer Paras Terezakis’ new work.


      Authors Jane and Emily Urquhart talk about their latest works at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch.


      The Celluloid Social Club screens "The Timekeeper" and other short films at the ANZA Club.

      Seva Canada and Reel Causes present a screening of Highway to Dhampus at SFU's Woodward's Cultural Programs at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts.

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