7 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, April 24

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      SFU Harbour Centre
      515 West Hastings
      6 pm

      Former MP Svend Robinson addresses the topic of People and the Planet before Profits in this talk on how the market failed to respond to the fundamental right to housing and the threat of the populist neo-liberal right.


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      Biltmore Cabaret
      2755 Prince Edward
      8 pm

      Indie-pop band from London, Kero Kero Bonito (KKB), sprinkle their performance with a mix of Japanese and English as they support their album Time 'n' Place.


      Fox Cabaret
      2321 Main
      7 pm

      At The Story Collider you'll hear five tales of illumination: that moment when you happen upon a key moment, a light bulb goes off, and you are never the same again.


      The Comedy MIX
      1015 Burrard
      8 pm

      Graham Clark, Patrick Maliha, Charlie Demers, Simon King, and many more standup comedians finish off the Comedy MIX's final month of shows in this Best of Vancouver send off.


      Railway Stage and Beer Café
      579 Dunsmuir
      8 pm

      Winter Youth (formerly Little Crow) are an indie duo made up of Emily Seal and Kas Baker and inspired by bands such as the National, Florence and the Machine, and Daughter. Hear songs from their soon-to-be-released debut album. Guests are Elle Wolf, Matthew Benedict, and Here North Here.


      Vancouver Community College
      250 West Pender
      3-6 pm

      Browse over 120 programs at the Vancouver Community College open house. There will be tours, demos, and entertainment all day long. Explore the campus, meet students, and talk to instructors about programs in arts, sciences, certified trades, and university transfer.


      The Cinematheque
      1131 Howe
      7:30 pm
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      Catch the Vancouver premiere of the documentary The Raft. In 1973 eleven strangers drifted across the Atlantic on a cramped, motorless raft as part of a “scientific” study on the origins of violence and aggression that became know as the Acali Experiment.