21 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Saturday, July 16

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      Looking for something to do on Saturday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 21 events happening in or around Vancouver on Saturday, July 16.


      The third day of the Pemberton Music Festival features performances by the Killers, Wiz Khalifa, Ice Cube, and Billy Idol.

      The second night of TD Concerts at the Pier in White Rock features music by Twin River and Moulettes.

      The Ghost of Bloody Alley, Buzzcats, and Emberfield play the Cates Park Concert Series in North Van.

      Pink Floyd tribute band Brit Floyd plays the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

      Canadian future-soul duo I M U R plays the Biltmore Cabaret, with guests Fake Diamonds and Simple Machines.

      The Good Lovelies and Three Worlds perform as part of the Evergreen Cultural Centre's Music on the Grill series.

      The second day of the 39th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival at Jericho Beach features mainstage performances by Nahko and Medicine for the People, Yemen Blues with Ravid Kahalani, Oysterband, Shane Koyczan and The Short Story Long, and Martin and Eliza Carthy.



      Makeup artists working in film, fashion, TV, and theatre share their knowledge in panel discussions, classes, and live character demos at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

      Dance to the live music of a Cuban band and eat traditional Cuban food at a cruise aboard the M.V. Abitibi.



      Local Nikkei female artists and scholars discuss historical storytelling through their respective specialties at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.



      Family-friendly concert, Music with Marnie!, will get kids singing and dancing at West Vancouver Memorial Library.

      Princess Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast will recite the enchanting tale in her gorgeous gown at Indigo Books and Music.

      Kids'-oriented Seedy Saturday event at Vancouver Public Library's Kensington Branch includes a garden-related storytime and activities led by a gardening instructor.



      Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling presents wrestling matches featuring tables, ladders, and chairs at the Commodore Ballroom.



      Lindsey's 4th annual Walk and BBQ advocates for regulations and standards to be put in place regarding healthcare and supportive housing for people who live with addiction and mental-health issues.



      Daters, storytellers, and comedians share their outrageous online-dating stories at the Emerald.

      Brent Constantine and Amber Harper-Young host an evening of Vancouver-centric comedy at Hot Art Wet City Gallery, with Devin Alexander, Nick Nemeroff, Nima Gholamipour, and Levi McCachen.



      Help paint the tour bus of local indie-rock band Shotgun at a bus-painting party at Port Moody Arts Centre.



      Local book artists and bookbinders will be selling their handmade items at Vancouver Public Library's Book Arts Fair.

      Serge Alternes, author of Live Souls: Citizens and Volunteers of Civil War Spain, signs copies of his book at Indigo Park Royal in West Van.



      Cor Flammae premieres new compositions by Vancouver composers Shane Raman and Michael Park, plus works by Peter Tchaikovsky, Joan Szymko, Stephen Smith, Rodney Sharman, and Dominique Phinot. Event takes place at Pyatt Hall.