18 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, July 18

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      Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators bring their Living the Dream Tour to Vancouver. With guests Joyous Wolf.
      Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 630 Hamilton | 8pm | All ages »Details

      Grammy nominated soul trio The Hamiltones play the CBC's outdoor plaza in this free summer-long concert series, Musical Nooners.
      CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage and Plaza | 700 Hamilton | Noon | Free »Details

      Rocket To Russia Fest features 25 punk rock bands over four nights in this annual showcase. Songs from the bands playing will be put on the Punkover Vol. 3 compilation to be released on bandcamp and streaming platforms.
      WISE Hall | 1882 Adanac | 7pm | $15-70 »Details

      DIY electronic musician Adamant from Ireland spins house and disco tunes in Room one at Fortune. 
      Fortune Sound Club | 147 East Pender | 10pm | $10-15 »Details

      Ty Koch, while classically trained as opera singer, plays rock and blues in this outing at the Railway, drawing inspiration from The Doors, Elvis, and Jeff Buckley. With guests Jane Doe, Dante's Paradise, Holy Tokes
      Railway Stage & Beer Café | 579 Dunsmuir | 7:30pm | $10 »Details

      UBC's 6th Annual Chef Challenge has local restaurants facing off in a challenge to see who has the best dish.  Tickets include entry, food, craft beer samples, and live music by Brejera Band. 
      University of British Columbia | Main Mall | 5pm | $10-40 »Details

      If cool treats are more your speed celebrate National Ice Cream Day at UBC. Hear speakers discuss the science behind the cone, witness an ice cream-making demo, and enjoy an ice cream social with wares from Rain or Shine and Elephant Garden.
      University of British Columbia | 2360 East Mall | 3pm »Details

      Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 suspense classic, Vertigo starring Jimmy Stewarts as a former San Francisco policeman who is sucked into a vortex of romantic obsession after he is hired to tail blonde, coolly beautiful Madeleine (Kim Novak), wife of an old pal.
      The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe | 8:20pm | $12 »Details

      Get a double dose of Tarantino when Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and 2 screen at the Rio. Catch Uma Thurman as The Bride facing the Vipers in a very bloody affair.
      Rio Theatre | 1660 East Broadway | 7, 9:15pm | $12.50/16 »Details

      Louis Malle's stylish first feature, Elevator to the Gallows, follows a businessman who murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
      The Cinematheque | 1131 Howe | 6:30pm  | $13 »Details

      Crazy Rich Asians shows on the big outdoor screen at Canada Place. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, then sit back and enjoy the show with on-site popcorn and snack available. 
      Canada Place | North Point | Dusk | Free »Details

      The Stanley Park Ecology Society presents a special showing of Flying Dinosaurs in the City.  This 55-minute documentary spotlights the great blue herons of Vancouver, their courtship displays, nest building, fishing, voracious chicks, preening, sibling rivalry and defence behaviours.
      Stanley Park Nature House | 712 Lost Lagoon Path | 7pm | $12.50 »Details

      It's host Ross Dauk's birthday! Celebrate with him as he welcomes local and touring stand-up comics to this edition of Jokes Please!
      Little Mountain Gallery | 195 East 26th Ave | 9pm | $10 »Details

      Nice Guys Trivia with host Ed Garcia of CFOX challenge your brains with pop culture trivia. Win Donnelly gift cards good at any location.
      Tavern | 1141 Hamilton | 7pm | Free »Details

      Vancouver TheatreSports pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with the help of audience suggestions at OK Tinder
      The Improv Centre | 1502 Duranleau, Granville Island | 9:15pm | From $10.75 »Details

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      Catch the song and high-kicking dance musical Disney's Newsies at Theatre Under The Stars in Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl. In 1899, New York City had its papers delivered by an army of ragged orphans and runaways called ‘newsies'. When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies' expense, this band of misfits unites to strike against the unfair conditions.
      Malkin Bowl | Stanley Park | 8pm | From $20 »Details

      Bard on the Beach's All’s Well That Ends Well is set in India during the waning days of British occupation and the cusp of Indian independence. Helena, a privileged young Indian woman, secretly loves Bertram, an officer in the British Army. Cultural, social, and political barriers stand between them, but Helena doesn’t give up.
      Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival | 1000 Chestnut | 7:30pm | From $26 »Details

      Science World After Dark takes kids out of the equation for a night out for adults that is a little bit out of the ordinary. Take in an OMNIMAX film, and wet your whistle with a cold beer or glass of wine as you explore six permanent galleries.
      Science World | 1455 Quebec | 8pm | $34 »Details


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