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
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
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
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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