16 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, June 12

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      Grunge punk rockers from L.A. L7 play tunes from new album, Scatter the Rats. With guests Le Butcherettes.  
      Commodore Ballroom | 868 Granville | 9pm | $39.50 »Details

      Comedian and podcaster Theo Von brings his Dark Arts tour to Vancouver for a two night stop.
      Vogue Theatre | 918 Granville | 6pm | $28-58 »Details

      Arguably one of the better names in modern music, New Zealand musician Connan Mockasin tours in support of his album, Jassbusters. With guest Lia Ices.
      Rickshaw Theatre | 254 East Hastings | 9pm | $20 »Details

      TTNG (formerly known as This Town Needs Guns) is a British rock band from Oxford currently celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their album, Animals, by playing select shows across North America. With guests The Kraken Quartet.
      Biltmore Cabaret | 2755 Prince Edward | 7pm | $20 »Details

      French-Canadian folk-soul singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini from Quebec plays songs from his latest album, Summer Is Gone on his Spring 2019 tour. With guest Elliot Maginot.
      Imperial Vancouver | 319 Main | 8pm | $22.50 »Details

      Bard on the Beach presents the story of the Bard in a bind in Shakespeare in Love. Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block. The deadline for his new play is looming and he’s in desperate need of inspiration. And then he finds his muse – Viola. She’s Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) to appear in his next play. Will’s love quickly blossoms amid schemes and backstage theatrics.
      Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival | 1000 Chestnut | 7:30pm | From $26 »Details

      The Bandmaid's Tale presents a glimpse into an exceptionally dark future where the few women with musical talent are rounded up and assigned to rich households and forced to perform show tunes against their will. To protest, citizens are planning the one thing that their oppressive government cannot ignore... a musical.
      Waterfront Theatre | Granville Island | 8pm | $25 »Details

      For Story Story Lie's season finale the years biggest winners return to compete for the largest prize of the year. Featuring Greame Duffy, Melanie Rose, Ashlee Ferral, Andrew Lynch, Montana Roselle and Claire Pollock shares remarkable stories that are too ridiculous to seem true. Can you spot the liar?
      Rio Theatre | 1660 East Broadway | 7pm | $12 »Details

      The Gentlemen Hecklers rip on Starship Troopers, Paul Verhoeven‘s 1997 futuretastic sci-fi fantasy cult-favourite. Comedians Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha, Gina Harms and K.C. Novak will riff their way through this ‘so-bad-it’s-good’ movies, providing live, hilarious commentary. "Come on you apes, you wanna live forever?!" 
      Rio Theatre | 1660 East Broadway | 9:30pm | $15 »Details

      RavenSPEAK: Amplified is an evening with Indigenous change-makers sharing personal, punchy, passionate, powerful talks. Stories are told, truths are unearthed, voices are heard, and a new narrative begins.
      Annex | 823 Seymour | 6pm | PRICE »Details

      The First King looks at Rome before Rome. 700 B.C. Romulus and Remus are 18-year-old shepherds, living in peace near the Tiber. Convinced that he is bigger than gods' will, Remus believes he is meant to become king of the city he will found together with his brother. But destiny has something more tragic in store. 
      Vancity Theatre | 1181 Seymour | 7:30pm | $13 »Details

      L'intrus (The Intruder), directed by Claire Denis, is based upon the autobiographical essay by philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy.
      The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe | 8:30pm | $12 »Details

      Over eighteen holes, The Ladies Foursome discuss secrets and confessions about love, sex, children, and themselves in a funny and poignant play.
      The Tsawwassen Arts Centre | 1172 56th Street | TIME | $18 »Details

      The Vancouver Urban Forum is a conversation on achieving an affordable housing market featuring local economists and two special guests: Aled ab Iorwerth (CMHC) and Sonja Trauss (San Francisco BART). Do we tax our way or build our way to affordability?
      J Wosk Centre For Dialogue | 580 West Hastings | 1pm | $15.99 - $49.99 »Details

      BrainStation Demo Day is the graduate project showcase. JMeet top data, design, and development talent, see demos of live projects, and network with other industry professionals.
      Brainstation Vancouver | 455 Granville | 4pm | Free »Details

      Learn to fish at the Sanctuary Pond at Hastings Park. At this 2-hour session you will learn the basics of freshwater fishing, fish identification and handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing. Rapala rods are provided and programs run rain or shine.
      Hastings Park | 2901 East Hastings | 6pm | Free »Details


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