14 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, August 14

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      American melodic singer Weyes Blood tours with songs from her latest album, Titanic Rising. With guest guitarist Dustin Wong.

      Imperial Vancouver, 319 Main, 8pm, $20


      Singer-songwriters Elspeth Tremblay from Australia, and Paige Allbritton from the US play an evening of original music, with craft brews and home cooked food, at The Heatley.

      The Heatley, 696 East Hastings, 8pm, Free


      YouTube comedians and podcasters Cody Ko and Noel Miller make up the Tiny Meat Gang. Catch this comedy duo on the second of two nights of their Tiny Meat Gang Live Tour.

      Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville, 8pm, $32


      White Rock twins Alanna and Brianne's folk-pop act Fionn plays the CBC's Musical Nooners concert series.

      CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage, 700 Hamilton, Noon, Free


      White Spot's Pirate Pak Day is back. The swashbuckler-themed meal that’s normally reserved for kids 10 and under will be available to guests of all ages for one-day only.

      Various White Spot locations


      The Rusted Cage Theatre Lab presents Edward Albee's The Zoo Story, a one-act play of human disconnection and class division.  

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 7:30pm, $12-25


      Joan Crawford gives an iconic performance in Mildred Pierce, a moody film noir as a rags-to-riches divorced L.A. mom who can't win the love or respect of her spoiled daughter

      The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street, 6:30pm, $12


      Nerd Nite Goes to the Movies will focus on disaster and apocalyptic themes with geophysicist, disaster researcher, and sci-fi scientist Mika McKinnon. Films to be discussed with be Mad Max, The Day After Tomorrow, and Sharknado. The talk will be followed by a screening of George Miller’s The Road Warrior (Mad Max 2).

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 9pm, $13


      The Gentlemen Hecklers cut loose on Footloose, the story of a big city kid, Kevin Bacon, taking on the local minister after the town outlaws dancing. 

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 9:30pm, $15


      Mary Poppins Returns stars Emily Blunt as the titular character in this film revisitation. It plays on the outdoor screen so bring blankets, pillows or chairs for your comfort. 

      šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza), 695 Cambie, Dusk, Free


      Also screening outside is the animated film Inside Out.

      Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza, 750 Hornby, Dusk, Free


      The Vines Art Festival's Eco-Runway has participants competing in biodegradable fashion categories while incorporating elements of social and environmental justice into their presentation in a glamorous display of passion, fashion, and activism.

      David Lam Park, 1300 Pacific Blvd, 6pm




      Women Driving Change features poetry, song, and spoken word performances by local women artists who are driving change through their art and activism at Women Driving Change. All profits will go to the crowd-funder set up by the family of Loujain Alhathloul, a Saudi activist and UBC alumni imprisoned for fighting for women's right to drive.

      The Pace, 520 Alexander Street, 6pm, $15 (or pay what you can)


      The Brighton has trivia night with The Quizmistress for fun and prizes. Find all the trivia events happening today.

      VENUE, 2471 East Hastings, 8pm, Free


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