14 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, July 30

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      American rhythm & blues band Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats tour in suppport of their latest album, Tearing at the Seams. With guest indie pop band Lucius.

      PNE Amphitheatre, 2901 East Hastings, 7:30pm, $49.50


      Pack a picnic, pack a blanket, and enjoy a couple evenings for free music at Sonic Summer Nights. The first show features Sarah Wheeler, Rob Butterfield, and Jody Glenham with a youth talent showcase at 6pm.

      Jonathan Rogers Park, 110 West 7th, 6pm, Free


      L.A. based pop artist Michael Collins aka Drugdealer comes to Vancouver for the first time to support his upcoming sophomore release, Raw Honey. With guests Eggplant Djs.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 8pm, $13


      Dream-folk singers Jenny Banai and Bre McDaniel have a playful, soulful sound with profound and expressive lyrics. See them at the CBC's outdoor plaza in this musical nooners concert series.

      CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage and Plaza, 700 Hamilton, Noon, Free


      This year’s Vancouver Bach Festival celebrates Early Music Vancouver's 50th anniversary with performances by top West Coast, Europe & North Americain artists specializing in period performance.

      Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard, $10-68



      Drink, eat, and judge what pairs best with dinner at the Beer vs. Cider Brewmaster's Dinner. Tickets include a welcome beverage and amuse bouche followed by a four courses meal paired with one of Beere's brews and BC Tree Fruits' ciders.

      CRAFT Beer Market, 85 West 1st, 6pm, $60


      Music Bingo at the Blarney Stone happens every Tuesday and features popular music hits through the eras, prizes, and drink specials. 

      Blarney Stone, 216 Carrall, 8pm, Free


      LOLGBTQ3 is a queer comedy show benefiting Out in Schools with stand-up comedians Steev Letts, Mark Nesbitt, Tin Loca, Mollie Peters, and many more. $4.50 drink specials.

      The Junction, 1138 Davie, 8pm, Admission by Donation ($10 suggested)


      The Spice Girls movie Spice World will come alive onstage and get taken to a whole other level with a live shadowcast featuring Vancouver’s own Spice Gurlz: Jane Smoker, Gia Metric, Jem, Kendall Gender, and Synthia Kiss. Audience costumes and participation is encouraged. Spice up your life!

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 6:30 and 9:45pm , $18


      Catch the Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor musical Moulin Rouge on the outdoor screen at Second Beach in Stanley Park. Bring your own blankets, pillows, or lawn chairs for comfort.

      Second Beach, Stanley Park, Dusk, Free


      Propaganda - The Art of Selling Lies explores the means and methods an act of persuasion bypasses critical thinking and unconsciously goes straight for our emotions. Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 4pm, $13


      Shark Week continues at the Vancouver Aquarium. Come learn about this often misunderstood creature and dicover how they fit in the oceans ecosystem.

      Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Until August 4


      Special guest Shanda Leer hosts RuPaul Drag Race Trivia Pride Edition. Come dressed up in your best drag for a mid-game runway competition.  All proceeds will go to Qmunity.

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 8pm, $18


      The Eureka! The Experimental Improv show asks the question "What's a special moment in your life that you have shared with a stranger?" Improvisers and the audience will share their unique moments then The Fictionals will perform comedic scenes inspired by them.

      Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial, 8pm, $7


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