16 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, June 20

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      R&B/pop/soul singer Har Mar Superstar returns to Vancouver with tunes from his latest album, Best Summer Ever. With guest Jock Tears.
      Rickshaw Theatre | 254 East Hastings | 8pm | $15 »Details

      The life of Canucks hockey writer and broadcaster Jason Botchford is honoured as friends, musicians, and comedians pay tribute to the local legend. Featuring performances, fundraising and silent auction. 
      Commodore Ballroom | 868 Granville | 8pm | $20 »Details

      Head to Venue for the Full Moon Party. Expect 90’s throwbacks, charts and hip-hop hits, with DJs, UV body paint, and drink specials.
      Venue | 881 Granville | 11pm | $12 »Details

      A highly secret lineup of local heavyweights and out-of-towners makes up jazz supergroup Rusty & The Moonlighters, playing originals and classics.
      Tyrant Studios | 1019 Seymour | 9pm | $12 »Details

      Hank Pine and his band play songs from Hank’s new musical, Heatseeker: Tales of Gayness, Grindr and Geeks in Love. Come for the free chips, but stay for the lonesome pulse of arpeggiating synth and smoke and lasers.
      WISE Hall | 1882 Adanac | 8pm | $10 »Details

      Every Thursday, Dandelion Records gathers together some of the city's top selectors for L A S T W A V E. Dance to afrobeat, synth, funk, jazz funk, disco, post-punk, and more. This week's featured DJs include Ana River, Leah B, and Jess Leigh.
      Fox Cabaret's Projection Room | 2321 Main | 9pm | Free »Details

      Malèna and Cinema Paradiso, two classic films from Italy's Giuseppe Tornatore play as part of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival
      Rio Theatre | 1660 East Broadway | 6:15pm, 9:15pm »Details

      The UBC Opera Ensemble presents the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's iconic dark-comedy Don Giovanni. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
      UBC Old Auditorium | 6344 Memorial Road | 7:30pm | $15-$45 »Details

      Matriarchs Uprising is a celebration of contemporary dance by female Indigenous artists, offering a program of performances, events and circle conversations across three days.
      Scotiabank Dance Centre | 677 Davie | $30/22 »Details

      Youth leadership organization Check Your Head celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a party that's open to all. Tickets gets you entry, a beer, and headliner Missy D will be setting the mood with hip-hop, rap, and soul with DJ Garzita. Also featuring a food truck, silent auction and a 50/50 draw.
      Beaumont Studios | 316 West 5th | 7pm | $30 »Details

      Vancouver Film School’s new Storyteller Studio Live welcomes Epigmenio Ibarra Almada and Veronica Velasco, prolific Mexican film & television producers. They will contact an in-depth conversation about how they have been creating entertainment for over 30 years.
      SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 149 West Hastings | 6pm | Free »Details

      The Yuk Yuk's comedy competition features stand-ups battling to be audience favourites and move on to the finals on September 19. 
      Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club | 2837 Cambie | 8pm | $10 »Details

      Isabelle Huppert and Christopher Lambert star in White Material, Claire Denis's incendiary study of postcolonial insurrection set in a nameless African country at the onset of civil war.
      The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe | 6:30pm | $12 »Details

      The Vancouver Canadians take on the Eugene Emeralds in the final game of their series in this Thursday nooner.
      Nat Bailey Stadium | 4601 Ontario | 1:05pm | From $16 »Details

      It's Jokes Please Summer Solstice edition with host Ross Dauk and some of the city's best stand-ups. 
      Little Mountain Gallery | 195 East 26th Ave | 9pm | $10 »Details

      Cambie June Cask Night at Whole Foods features Old Yale Brewing Whiskey Ginger Blonde. A blonde ale with whiskey, cocoa and ginger. $10 gets you a beer and food pairing.
      Whole Foods Market | 510 W 8th Ave | 4pm | Free »Details

       

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