Metro Vancouver events calendar for November 2017. Best festivals, fun things to do, Remembrance Day events, holiday lights, free activities, holiday markets in Vancouver, BC.

November 1, 2017

Wed

LCPN Networking Event

Latincouver organizes monthly breakfast event, where our business members and entrepreneurs from everywhere can meet, share and grow together

Vancouver | La Terrazza Restaurant and Lounge | 7:30 am to 9:30 am | Business / Finance

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Metro Vancouver: Zero Waste Conference

On November 1, 2017 we will welcome the perspectives of innovative thinkers at the edges of possibility, the hard headed realists turning ideas into solutions, and the policy makers who provide the framework for action

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Business / Finance

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Pushing Boundaries

This biennial exhibition showcases and celebrates contemporary local, national and international First Nations artists

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Tania Willard: dissimulation

This exhibition presents multidisciplinary work by artist/curator Tania Willard (Secwépemc Nation), alongside her collaborators Gabrielle Hill, Peter Morin, her family, home community and Secwépemc lands and territories

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Gentle Yoga - Fall

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

StepUp - 4CTYP with John Fluevog Shoes

CTYP's annual StepUp is back for its fourth year, bigger and better than ever! An evening of light entertainment, shoe-shopping and a silent auction in support of Carousel Theatre for Young People’s accessibility and emerging artists programs

Vancouver | John Fluevog Shoes Gastown | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Fair | Free

Vanplay Smart City Talks: Celebration + Diversity

Imagine Parks and Recreation - What could Vancouver’s parks, public space and recreation opportunities look like in 25 years? How about 100 years?

Vancouver | UBC Robson Square | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Workshop

Canucks vs. Devils at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. New Jersey

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Ultimate Traveller: Impressions of India

Join internationally renowned travel photographer Peter Langer on an audio-visual journey through India

North Vancouver | Ferry Building Gallery | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

HUB Bike Shorts: An Evening of Films about Bikes

HUB's Bike Shorts Film Event and Fundraiser features local and international short films about cycling. Join us for a celebratory evening with prizes, beer, popcorn, a silent auction and our incredible community

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

TheatreSports™ - Laugh Til Your Face Hurts

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Thanks for Giving By Kevin Loring

Premiere Granville Island Stage. Comedy with lots to chew on

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan. Dipti Mehta (New York)

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan is a testament to the humanity and lives of sex workers; a mother’s plea for her daughter’s life and her honour; a story of the struggles of an unlikely family.

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Jesus Christ Superstar

URP is thrilled to return with an all new production of this Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic. The energy and excitement of a rock concert will combine with the drama of Christ’s final days as only URP could do

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:45 pm | Performing Arts

Roadside Vigil

It’s been 15 years since the tragic and untimely death of Vivian’s sister Kate at the age of 17. Both Vivian and their mother, Reagan, are deeply haunted by these memories.

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

House Party - An Open Improv Jam

Instant Theatre proudly presents House Party! An open improv jam where students, performers, and brand new audience members can perform together!

Vancouver | Instant Studio | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party | Free

November 2, 2017

Thu

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Tania Willard: dissimulation

This exhibition presents multidisciplinary work by artist/curator Tania Willard (Secwépemc Nation), alongside her collaborators Gabrielle Hill, Peter Morin, her family, home community and Secwépemc lands and territories

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Painting Fall with Watercolour

Take a trip through painting, finding inspiration in the vibrant colours of fall foliage, blooms, and even squash in our fall series

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Visual Arts

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Thursday Lunch Hour Tours

Join Cag Visitor Coordinator, Julia Lamare on the first Thursday of every month for a Free lunch hour tour of the current exhibitions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:30 am to 1:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2017

Celebrating Diversity in Film. 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas | 6:15 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

In This Moment & Hollywood Undead

In This Moment & Hollywood Undead with special guests Of Mice And Men and Avatar

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty

A new generation of laughs! From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Nomadic Massive

Nomadic Massive is a unique crowd-rocking, multilingual hip hop crew based out of Montreal

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

National Arts Centre Orchestra: Life Reflected

Four Canadian composers created compelling musical portraits of four exceptional Canadian women

Vancouver | Westside Church | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Thanks for Giving By Kevin Loring

Premiere Granville Island Stage. Comedy with lots to chew on

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Orfeo ed Euridice

One of Gluck's most beloved works, this exquisite opera explores the power of music and love in our lives

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ballet BC Presents: Program 1

We open this season with an evening of visual storytelling by two celebrated dance artists: Choreographer Cayetano Soto and Johan Inger

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show The Simon & Garfunkel Story will play at the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan. Dipti Mehta (New York)

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan is a testament to the humanity and lives of sex workers; a mother’s plea for her daughter’s life and her honour; a story of the struggles of an unlikely family.

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Canada, It’s Complicated

Canada, It’s Complicated is a dynamic, innovative new production created by Mary Walsh

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Jesus Christ Superstar

URP is thrilled to return with an all new production of this Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic. The energy and excitement of a rock concert will combine with the drama of Christ’s final days as only URP could do

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:45 pm | Performing Arts

Roadside Vigil

It’s been 15 years since the tragic and untimely death of Vivian’s sister Kate at the age of 17. Both Vivian and their mother, Reagan, are deeply haunted by these memories.

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

New North Collective

Take in the music of New North Collective! The New North Collective (NNC) is an ensemble of Northern Canadian performing artists from the Yukon and Northwest Territories

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

#NoFilter – The LOL of TMI

Our improvisers delve into our over-shared digital world. From Snapchat to Instagram, Weibo to Facebook and everything in between

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:15 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

November 3, 2017

Fri

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Pushing Boundaries

This biennial exhibition showcases and celebrates contemporary local, national and international First Nations artists

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Tania Willard: dissimulation

This exhibition presents multidisciplinary work by artist/curator Tania Willard (Secwépemc Nation), alongside her collaborators Gabrielle Hill, Peter Morin, her family, home community and Secwépemc lands and territories

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Botanical Illustration

Learn how to draw plants from an aesthetic and botanical perspective while improving your observation and artistic skills

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Visual Arts

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. WolfGANG

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Music with a wild side. Get ready to hear the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s musicians in a whole new way

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Music

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Driftwood Percussion

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Experience the Roundhouse’s Exhibition Hall as never before with the premiere performance by Vancouver’s newest ensemble

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music | Free

Genre Workout by Instant Theatre

Explore the world of genre at Instant Theatre, with a new and different genre work out every month! Expand your skills and knowledge of tropes and forms as our instructors take you through a four hour workshop intensive

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop

CINQ À SEPT

Cinq à Sept \ sank-ah-set \ a french term for a social gathering that takes place after work and before dinner with great art, music, food, drink and you.

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Music | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Bozzini Quartet

Witness one of Canada’s hottest musical exports. Bozzini Quartet is known for showing us “what’s next.”

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2017

Celebrating Diversity in Film. 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

Prohibition

Enjoy a shot of beer with a splash of history at the Steveston Interurban Tram. Surround yourself with live jazz music while tasting a selection of beers from the Britannia Brewing Company and nibbling on light refreshments

Richmond | Steveston Interurban Tram Building | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | History

Odesza - 2017 A Moment Apart Tour, With Special Guests: Sofi Tukker, Kasbo

Odesza is an American electronic music duo from Seattle consisting of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight. The group was formed in 2012 shortly before Mills and Knight graduated from Western Washington University

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Friday Night Dance

Drop-in Lessons and Practice Dances at The ACT Arts Centre. These dances are a fun way to learn new dance styles or practice what you’ve already learned, see old friends and make new ones

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Fabulous First Friday

You are invited to join our fabulous friends and neighbours for an evening of live music, socializing and fun!

North Vancouver | Parkgate Community Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Stylus Fantasticus - Virtuoso flights of Fancy from the 17th Century

The fantastic style is… the most free and unrestrained method of composing… bound to nothing, neither to words nor melodic subject. It was to display genius and to teach the hidden design of harmony…

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Vancouver New Music String Orchestra & Vancouver Electronic Ensemble

Progressive and outstanding new music. This concert, led by visionary composer/conductor Giorgio Magnanensi, runs the gamut from the beauty of acoustic strings to the edginess of new electronics

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Vancouver New Music presents New Works for String Orchestra + VEE

This fall, we welcome the world to Vancouver for ISCM World New Music Days 2017! As part of the celebration, VNM presents a selection of recent works for string orchestra by four composers, representing four different countries

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Orfeo ed Euridice

One of Gluck's most beloved works, this exquisite opera explores the power of music and love in our lives

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

B3 For Bunny: From New York, Akiko Tsuruga feat. Joe Magnarelli

The legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith describes her this way: "Akiko's playing is like watching a flower blooming, a bird spreading her wings in the music world. Akiko is here to stay."

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Music

Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty

A new generation of laughs! From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Gino Vannelli

Canadian singer-songwriter Gino Vannelli first made a name for himself in the ‘70’s after moving from his native Montreal to Los Angeles where he signed with A&M Records.

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Ballet BC Presents: Program 1

We open this season with an evening of visual storytelling by two celebrated dance artists: Choreographer Cayetano Soto and Johan Inger

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan. Dipti Mehta (New York)

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan is a testament to the humanity and lives of sex workers; a mother’s plea for her daughter’s life and her honour; a story of the struggles of an unlikely family.

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

Canada, It’s Complicated

Canada, It’s Complicated is a dynamic, innovative new production created by Mary Walsh

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Missing - A World Premiere Chamber Opera

Missing is the latest commission by City Opera Vancouver. Set in Vancouver and along the Highway of Tears, it is a story of two young women, one indigenous and one white

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Jesus Christ Superstar

URP is thrilled to return with an all new production of this Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic. The energy and excitement of a rock concert will combine with the drama of Christ’s final days as only URP could do

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:45 pm | Performing Arts

Roadside Vigil

It’s been 15 years since the tragic and untimely death of Vivian’s sister Kate at the age of 17. Both Vivian and their mother, Reagan, are deeply haunted by these memories.

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles are a Canadian electronic music group formed in 2006 in Toronto, Ontario by founding members songwriter/producer Ethan Kath and songwriter/vocalist Alice Glass. Current band members consist of Ethan Kath and Edith Frances

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Clue-Less: The Improvised Murder Mystery!

Mrs.Peacock in the pantry with poison. Mr.Black in the Billiards room with a blunderbass. Miss Scarlett in the scullery with a scalpel. Six suspects. Seven rooms. Eight weapons. No Clue. Help us solve a murder and catch the perpatrator...it could be you

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Live at the Bolt: The Fever Cabaret

The Fever Cabaret will conjure a theatrical atmosphere that seduces and intoxicates

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

Thanks for Giving By Kevin Loring

Premiere Granville Island Stage. Comedy with lots to chew on

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Roozbeh Nematollahi live in Vancouver

Roozbeh Nematollahi one of the best pop singer of Iran will perform his best hits live in Vancouver for the first time in a Canadian tour

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

6LACK

Ricardo Valdez Valentine, better known by his stage name 6LACK, is an American singer, songwriter and rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his single "PRBLMS", which was released in June 2016

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

TheatreSports™ - Laugh Til Your Face Hurts

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Spirit Cool

Always Live. Armed with only an acoustic guitar, Spirit is one of the most multi-talented, entertaining, intriguing and captivating one-person performers of original, new Top 40, Pop, and classic songs

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music | Free

Soulmen

Here come the “SoulMen” and “Double Overtime”. A super high energy tribute act to - Soul - Rock & Roll - Rhythm & Blues - the Blues Brothers - and so much more. The calibre of the musicians means that they can really play anything

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Riot & Lori Freedman

John Korsrud’s musical response to the 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot promises to be an uncompromising look at mob mentality, privilege, and culpability. Merging video footage and high energy music, Riot seeks to immerse one into the incomprehensible

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 10:15 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Fistful of Kicks : An Improvised Kung-Fu Spectacular

Join us for Fistful of Kicks, our improvised kung fu spectacular! Mashing up all of your favourite martial arts movies of yesteryear, this show will bring you all of the hard hitting fight scenes together with our signature epic storytelling for one hellu

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Show

November 4, 2017

Sat

American College of Veterinary Pathologists 2017 Annual Meeting

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) invite you to attend the 2017 Concurrent Annual Meeting! This meeting will be held November 4-8 at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Business / Finance

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

2017 Cultural Summit

Come join us for a one-day event to explore and discuss how we can all be leaders in arts, culture and heritage in Coquitlam

Coquitlam | Coquitlam City Hall | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Business / Finance

Mums, Tums, Babies & Toddlers Show - Cloverdale

Cloverdale's premier parenting event provides essential products, services, & expert advice for moms, dads, babies, & toddlers all under a single roof. New and expecting parents won't want to miss this!

Surrey | Cloverdale Rodeo | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Flea Market

Clean out your cupboards or find yourself a great bargain!

Burnaby | Confederation Community Centre | 9:30 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

General Swap Meet

Clean out your closets, make some extra cash or come out and search for great deals on high quality, gently used items

Richmond | Steveston Community Centre | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Market | Free

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Tania Willard: dissimulation

This exhibition presents multidisciplinary work by artist/curator Tania Willard (Secwépemc Nation), alongside her collaborators Gabrielle Hill, Peter Morin, her family, home community and Secwépemc lands and territories

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver Tea Festival 2017

Vancouver Tea Society is elated to announce the fourth annual Vancouver Tea Festival returns to the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver CCC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver Health Show

Our 27th annual Vancouver Health Show is going to be off the charts this year! We provide today's intelligent consumers with the platform to investigate and inform themselves on today's healthy choices for their family, pets, self and home

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

North Surrey Handmade Winter Market

The North Surrey Handmade Winter Market is back @ Ecole Riverdale Elementary, Saturday Nov 4,2017. Featuring local Artists and Artisans

Surrey | Ecole Riverdale Elementary | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Market

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Enjoy Microgreens and Sprouts all Winter

Microgreens and sprouts are delicate, young plants that are harvested while tiny and tasty. Learn how to enjoy them all year at home

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Nature / Animals

Alcuin Wayzgoose

The Alcuin Society and VPL will be co-sponsoring the Alcuin Wayzgoose!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 10:30 am to 4:30 pm | Books | Free

The FranchiseCanada Show

The Franchise Canada Show (formerly The Franchise Show) is Canada's ultimate franchise exhibition and the official show of the Canadian Franchise Association.This two-day event is where dreams of business ownership become reality through franchising!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Business / Finance

Build a Real Killer Whale Skeleton

Experience this once in a lifetime opportunity to construct a killer whale skeleton! Learn about marine environment, anatomy and conversation through hands on education

Richmond | The Britannia Shipyard | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Instruments of Change

Join us for the world premiere of James Maxwell’s Eight or nine, six or seven, inspired in part by the city’s foremost recyclers, the binners’ community. Listen to the sounds of Vancouver as you’ve never experienced before.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 11:50 am | Music | Free

Walking Tour: Sneak Peek into Chinatown

Join hosts Judy Lam Maxwell and Steven Wong for a glimpse of Chinatown

Vancouver | Sai Woo | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Exhibition Opening: Worlds of Wonders by Burnaby Arts Council

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Müge Büyükçelen, violin

The purity of solo violin, the power of new music interpreted by a leading musician

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Music

Christmas Minis by Gasparin Fine Art

Each family gets their own 15 minute semi-private session

Burnaby | Gasparin Fine Art | 12:00 am to 8:00 pm

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

First Saturday Open Art Studios - Meet Artists in their Studios

We are part of First Saturday Open Studios which means we throw open the doors of the studio on the First Saturday of each month.

New Westminster | 100 Braid St Studios | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2017

Celebrating Diversity in Film. 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Film

Intro to Stained Glass

Learn how to make a stained glass sun catcher using the copper foil method

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 12:30 am to 6:00 pm | Workshop

Worlds of Wonder Artist Demo & Talk - Nancie Green

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Casual Saturdays: The Improv Drop-In by Instant Theatre

Join our amazing faculty and cast members for the Casual Saturdays Drop-in workshop! If you're a beginner or intermediate improvisational performer and looking for more rehearsal opportunities, our Casual Saturdays workshop is for you!

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

North Vancouver LoLo Food Tour

During the 2.5 hour tour, you will be able to learn about the historic ship building industry and early settlers to the area as you savor a delicious culinary experience. The tour includes 10 stops featuring 7 market vendors

North Vancouver | Lonsdale Quay Market | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Food / Wine

Ensemble 2017 - Opening Reception

Embodying a spirit of inclusiveness and diversity, our annual Ensemble exhibition rolls forward every year as the Christmas season is about to unfold.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Curator’s Tour: Eternal Return

Guest curator Sunshine Frère leads a tour of the Eternal Return exhibition. This is a chance to hear the curator offer her unique insight into the works of each artist and how the exhibition came together

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Worlds of Wonder Artist Demo & Talk - Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Vancouver Asian Film Festival: Anatomy of Violence

Co-presented with Vancouver Asian Film Festival Deepa Mehta’s film Anatomy of Violence examines one of the country’s most internationally notorious crimes: the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman on a Delhi bus

Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Film

Jesus Christ Superstar

URP is thrilled to return with an all new production of this Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic. The energy and excitement of a rock concert will combine with the drama of Christ’s final days as only URP could do

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm | Performing Arts

Loft in the In Between by Edam Dance

A workshop for those with a minimum of 2 years of experience with Contact Dance

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Dance

Thanks for Giving By Kevin Loring

Premiere Granville Island Stage. Comedy with lots to chew on

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Comedy

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

The Vancouver Chamber Choir. New Vistas: ISCM World New Music Days 2017

The Vancouver Chamber Choir joins forces with musica intima and Elektra Women’s Choir in presenting a gala choral concert as part of the ISCM World New Music Days 2017

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Emily Carr String Quartet

Based in Victoria, the Emily Carr String Quartet has quickly established itself as one of BC’s finest music ensembles

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm | Music

HCV 90th Year Anniversary Gala

Please join us for the Hellenic Community of Vancouver 90th Anniversary Gala featuring Dimitris Mpassis live from Greece

Vancouver | Hellenic Community of Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 2:00 am | Festival

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City. Opening reception

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | New Westminster Museum Feature Gallery | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

Odesza - 2017 A Moment Apart Tour, With Special Guests: Sofi Tukker, Kasbo

Odesza is an American electronic music duo from Seattle consisting of Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight. The group was formed in 2012 shortly before Mills and Knight graduated from Western Washington University

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Diwali Celebration

Diwali is a time to share joy with your fellow community members, and celebrate togetherness! The Festival of Diwali is known as the festival of lights, occurring in the Hindu Lunar month of Kartika (which generally falls between the second half of Octobe

Surrey | Riverside Signature Hall | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Performing Arts

$UICIDEBOY$

$UICIDEBOY$ - Global Epidemic Tour With guests

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Arnel Pineda Live - The Album Promo Tour 2017

Arnel Campaner Pineda is a Filipino singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the Philippines during the 1980s and internationally in 2007 as the lead singer of the American rock band Journey

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

ClanAnderson's 3rd Annual "Laugh for a Cure" by Susan Murrin & her Clan!

This is ClanAnderson's 3rd Annual "Laugh for a Cure" where money raised go to The Alzheimer's Society of BC

New Westminster | The Columbia | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

BC Lions vs Toronto Argonauts

The BC Lions are a professional Canadian football team competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League

Vancouver | BC Place | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

David Vest Band

David Vest was onstage with Big Joe Turner and opening for Roy Orbison before he was old enough to vote. Maple Blues Award winner David Vest is an authentic, Southern-bred boogie-woogie piano player and blues shouter

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Canucks vs. Penguins at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

​​​Northern Paranormal Investigations

Join us at The Vancouver Police Museum on November 4, 2017, as we explore the potential existence of spirits and ghosts with the Northern Paranormal Investigation team

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | History

CISV 30th Anniversary Gala - Viva Las Vegas!

Based on the success of last year's Gala, we are pleased to host another night filled with good times and fun! And this time we have the 30th Anniversary to celebrate as well

Burnaby | Scandinavian Community Center | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Vancouver Chamber Choir. New Vistas: ISCM World New Music Days 2017

The Vancouver Chamber Choir joins forces with musica intima and Elektra Women’s Choir in presenting a gala choral concert as part of the ISCM World New Music Days 2017

Vancouver | Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Orfeo ed Euridice

One of Gluck's most beloved works, this exquisite opera explores the power of music and love in our lives

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

B3 For Bunny: From New York, Akiko Tsuruga feat. Joe Magnarelli

The legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith describes her this way: "Akiko's playing is like watching a flower blooming, a bird spreading her wings in the music world. Akiko is here to stay."

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 0:00 am | Music

Current Swell

Current Swell is a Canadian indie rock band from Victoria, British Columbia. To date, the band has released a total of six albums; So I Say, Trust Us Now, Protect Your Own, Long Time Ago, Ulysses, and When to Talk and When to Listen

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

A Journey in Eastern and Western Music

The program that we have planned for this event is an excursion into the music of East and West. We have derived a selection of the masterworks of the prodigies that each nation has dedicated to our world

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

An Intimate Evening With Yanni: Piano & Intimate Conversation

Legendary performer and composer Yanni will be playing at River Rock Show Theatre on Saturday, November 4, 2017

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ballet BC Presents: Program 1

We open this season with an evening of visual storytelling by two celebrated dance artists: Choreographer Cayetano Soto and Johan Inger

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

Masterworks Diamond: The Dream of Gerontius

Elgar’s massive but deeply personal work, based on a Victorian poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman,

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Music

Lafflines Comedy Club: Jonh Beuhler

John began performing stand up comedy at the age of nineteen

New Westminster | The Columbia | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan. Dipti Mehta (New York)

Honour’: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan is a testament to the humanity and lives of sex workers; a mother’s plea for her daughter’s life and her honour; a story of the struggles of an unlikely family.

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Performing Arts

West Coast Guitar Night

Acoustic Jazz, Brazilian, Classical, Folk, World, and Flamenco with Kent Hillman, Edgar Avelino, Les Finnigan, Alexander Flock, Itamar Erez, and John Gilliat with Rossi Tzonkov

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Jesus Christ Superstar

URP is thrilled to return with an all new production of this Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic. The energy and excitement of a rock concert will combine with the drama of Christ’s final days as only URP could do

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:45 pm | Performing Arts

Roadside Vigil

It’s been 15 years since the tragic and untimely death of Vivian’s sister Kate at the age of 17. Both Vivian and their mother, Reagan, are deeply haunted by these memories.

North Vancouver | The Theatre at Hendry Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Clue-Less: The Improvised Murder Mystery!

Mrs.Peacock in the pantry with poison. Mr.Black in the Billiards room with a blunderbass. Miss Scarlett in the scullery with a scalpel. Six suspects. Seven rooms. Eight weapons. No Clue. Help us solve a murder and catch the perpatrator...it could be you

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Mom's The Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty

From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

Thanks for Giving By Kevin Loring

Premiere Granville Island Stage. Comedy with lots to chew on

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

RAINCITYSIX

The RAINCITYSIX is a high energy, party-starting, beat-dropping, finger-snapping, rump-shaking, funkdelicious dance band that hails from the streets of Vancouver

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

TheatreSports™ - Laugh Til Your Face Hurts

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Spirit Cool

Always Live. Armed with only an acoustic guitar, Spirit is one of the most multi-talented, entertaining, intriguing and captivating one-person performers of original, new Top 40, Pop, and classic songs

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. NOW Ensemble

NOW Ensemble brings a fresh sound and a new perspective to making chamber music for the 21st century

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 10:15 pm to 2:00 pm | Music

Off Key: The Improvised Musical

We bring the music. You bring the noise. Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot.

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Show

Digitalistic: Daft Punk Inspired Dance Party

A dance party dedicated to Daft Punk and the dynamic electronic dance scene of the early-to-mid 2000s w/DJs Trevor Risk + Phil David

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Show

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83rd CIPHI Annual Education Conference

The Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) - BC Branch and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority will jointly host the 83rd CIPHI Annual Education Conference

Richmond | Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel | 7:30 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

American College of Veterinary Pathologists 2017 Annual Meeting

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) invite you to attend the 2017 Concurrent Annual Meeting! This meeting will be held November 4-8 at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Business / Finance

Canadian Cancer Research Conference 2017

The Canadian Cancer Research Conference brings together the Canadian cancer research community for an agenda spanning the research spectrum

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Mums, Tums, Babies & Toddlers Show - Cloverdale

Cloverdale's premier parenting event provides essential products, services, & expert advice for moms, dads, babies, & toddlers all under a single roof. New and expecting parents won't want to miss this!

Surrey | Cloverdale Rodeo | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Tania Willard: dissimulation

This exhibition presents multidisciplinary work by artist/curator Tania Willard (Secwépemc Nation), alongside her collaborators Gabrielle Hill, Peter Morin, her family, home community and Secwépemc lands and territories

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair

Enjoy music, food and drink samples and free crafting workshops while shopping for homemade and retail gifts and crafts

Richmond | Thompson Community Centre | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Fair | Free

Vancouver Tea Festival 2017

Vancouver Tea Society is elated to announce the fourth annual Vancouver Tea Festival returns to the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver

Vancouver | Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver CCC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Food / Wine

Vancouver Health Show

Our 27th annual Vancouver Health Show is going to be off the charts this year! We provide today's intelligent consumers with the platform to investigate and inform themselves on today's healthy choices for their family, pets, self and home

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Remembrance Sunday Service

Every year the faith community at St. Andrew’s commemorates Remembrance Day with a Remembrance Ceremony at morning worship on the Sunday before November 11

North Vancouver | St. Andrew's United Church | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Free

Alcuin Wayzgoose

The Alcuin Society and VPL will be co-sponsoring the Alcuin Wayzgoose!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 10:30 am to 4:30 pm | Books | Free

The FranchiseCanada Show

The Franchise Canada Show (formerly The Franchise Show) is Canada's ultimate franchise exhibition and the official show of the Canadian Franchise Association.This two-day event is where dreams of business ownership become reality through franchising!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Business / Finance

Build a Real Killer Whale Skeleton

Experience this once in a lifetime opportunity to construct a killer whale skeleton! Learn about marine environment, anatomy and conversation through hands on education

Richmond | The Britannia Shipyard | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

Mushroom Show

Discover the fungus among us as the Vancouver Mycological Society presents a show of local autumn fungi.

Richmond | Richmond Nature Park | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Nature / Animals

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Instruments of Change

Join us for the world premiere of James Maxwell’s Eight or nine, six or seven, inspired in part by the city’s foremost recyclers, the binners’ community. Listen to the sounds of Vancouver as you’ve never experienced before.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 11:50 am | Music | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Red Chamber

Red Chamber has taken the international music scene by storm. Led by Mei Han, this dazzling quartet has redefined Chinese music in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:00 pm | Music

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Richmond Resilient Communities Workshop - Sea Island

Richmond Resilient Communities (RRC) is a program designed to provide residents with the tools and knowledge to prepare themselves, their families and their communities to be resilient to emergencies of all sizes

Richmond | Sea Island Community Centre | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Raffi 40 Years of Singable Songs

Raffi is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his first and still best-selling album, Singable Songs for the Very Young

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Music

Canzine Vancouver 2017

Canzine - Broken Pencil Magazine's festival of zines and underground culture is back in Vancouver!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Books | Free

Missing - A World Premiere Chamber Opera

Missing is the latest commission by City Opera Vancouver. Set in Vancouver and along the Highway of Tears, it is a story of two young women, one indigenous and one white

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Opera

Jesus Christ Superstar

URP is thrilled to return with an all new production of this Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic. The energy and excitement of a rock concert will combine with the drama of Christ’s final days as only URP could do

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm | Performing Arts

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Opera Zone at Kerrisdale Community Centre

Enjoy an afternoon of listening to arias sung by Gerard Satamian and others, accompanied by a piano

Vancouver | Kerrisdale Community Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Opera

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Show

The New Westminster Symphony: Pops Concert (at the Movies)

The New Westminster Symphony Orchestra proudly presents its first concert of the 2017-2018 performance year

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Music

CAG Exhibition Tour in Spanish

Join Isabela Oliva for a free tour of the current exhibitions in Spanish

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Alban Gerhardt and Steven Osborne

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Alban Gerhardt (cello) and Steven Osborne (piano) in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Loft in the In Between by Edam Dance

A workshop for those with a minimum of 2 years of experience with Contact Dance

Vancouver | Edam Dance | 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Dance

Alvin Tran (violin) and Anna Vavilova (piano)

The City of White Rock and Music Encore Concert Society have joined forces to create Sunday afternoons of spectacular classical music

White Rock | First United Church | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Remembrance Sunday Concert - Songs of Love & Longing

Angela Verbrugge performs a curated collection of traditional pop from the WW2 era on Remembrance Sunday in the Sanctuary.

North Vancouver | St. Andrew's United Church | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Land's End Ensemble

This Calgary based, Juno-nominated contemporary piano trio brings a spectacularly refined energy to the stage with provocative and brilliant finesse

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

Maja Salvador - One Wild Night Canada Concert Tour

One Wild Night of Dancing, Laughter and Singing featuring Joseph Marco, Wendell Ramos, Pooh and Ms. Maja Salvador

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Great Movies at Britannia - Fantastic Mr. Fox (2010)

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life underground with their eccentric son Ash.

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Diwali at Evergreen

In collaboration with the TriCity India Heritage Network As part of the Variety Series at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, Diwali in BC is proud to bring the Diwali celebrations to Coquitlam

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Performing Arts

Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2017

Celebrating Diversity in Film. 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas | 6:15 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Dr. Ambedkar Chetna Awards Night

Fifth annual awards night will be hosted to honor and appreciate four individuals or organizations who are living up to the ideals and in accordance of the vision and philosophy of Baba Saheb Dr. Ambedkar

Surrey | Khanna Banquet Hall & Catering Ltd. | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

VYSO - symphonic greats

Enjoy a fall evening of celebrated symphonic greats with the VYSO Senior & Intermediate Orchestras!

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

ACT Presents Series: The Great Canadian Songbook

With a mix of Canadian hit songs of the past and present, Ken Lavigne, Tiller’s Folly and Diyet take audiences on a musical journey combining stories, music, and visual projections

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

VSO@ISCM: The Vancouver Symphony Performs at ISCM World New Music Days 2017

This concert epitomizes this celebration, with new music from Canada and around the globe

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 7:30 pm to 9:40 pm | Music

East Van Improv League

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League! Come witness a high-octane battle between two Supergroups made up of the finest improvisers Instant Theatre has to offer

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Orfeo ed Euridice

One of Gluck's most beloved works, this exquisite opera explores the power of music and love in our lives

Vancouver | UBC Old Auditorium | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

King Krule

Singer-songwriter, musician and producer from England

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Mom's The Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty

From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas.

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Outside of Us. Music for Composer-Performers

Sung celebrity tweets, music for sewing machines, and hypnotized choirs. “Outside of Us” will be a concert experience unlike no other

Vancouver | The Annex | 10:15 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

November 6, 2017

Mon

American College of Veterinary Pathologists 2017 Annual Meeting

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) invite you to attend the 2017 Concurrent Annual Meeting! This meeting will be held November 4-8 at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Business / Finance

Canadian Cancer Research Conference 2017

The Canadian Cancer Research Conference brings together the Canadian cancer research community for an agenda spanning the research spectrum

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Pushing Boundaries

This biennial exhibition showcases and celebrates contemporary local, national and international First Nations artists

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Yin Yoga and Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Turning Point Ensemble

How do we find honour in struggle? This world premiere performance from Vancouver composer Rita Ueda and librettist Rodney Robertson will present Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea as you’ve never heard it before

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:30 pm | Music

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Event and memory. Music for Solo Instruments

How do composers transform the beautifully simple voice of a solo instrument?

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 5:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Ladies Paint Nite!

Paint Nite Vancouver is coming back to Grandview Boston Pizza! Paint a beautiful picture over delicious cocktails & delectable food with friends. No need to be nervous about your artistic talents, as no experience is necessary!

Vancouver | Grandview Boston Pizza | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Food / Wine

Rio Grind Film Festival: Dead Shack (Filmmakers in Attendance!)

On a weekend getaway at a rundown cottage in the woods, a 14-year-old teen, his best friend, and his best friend’s older sister must work together to save their hard-partying parents from their predatory person in the cabin next to them

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Café Scientifique - Antibiotic Awareness: Do Bugs Need Drugs?

Antibiotic Awareness: Do Bugs Need Drugs? Join us for discussion and dessert as we explore the latest research and developments with professionals working to address the concerns of antibiotic resistance

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Canucks vs. Red Wings at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Ensemble contemporain de Montreal (ECM+) & Turning Point Ensemble

Exclusive to ISCM2017, two of Canada’s top ensembles share the stage for a concert of music from around the world

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Masterworks Diamond: The Dream of Gerontius

Elgar’s massive but deeply personal work, based on a Victorian poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman,

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 10:20 pm | Music

Sean Conroy - The World's Smallest Giant 2017 Tour

Member of UCB flagship show Asssscat for over 20 years, and multi-disciplined comedy tour-de-force, Sean Conroy (Conan, Comedy Central) performs a blistering set of stand-up at the Fox Cabaret

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Sinister Cinema Series: Lost Solace (Filmmakers in Attendance!)

Lost Solace (Chris Scheuerman, 2017 / 106 mins / 18A) After taking a new form of ecstasy, a psychopath goes through a mind-bending trip that makes him to feel and question his morality for the first time.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

November 7, 2017

Tue

American College of Veterinary Pathologists 2017 Annual Meeting

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) invite you to attend the 2017 Concurrent Annual Meeting! This meeting will be held November 4-8 at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Business / Finance

Canadian Cancer Research Conference 2017

The Canadian Cancer Research Conference brings together the Canadian cancer research community for an agenda spanning the research spectrum

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Pushing Boundaries

This biennial exhibition showcases and celebrates contemporary local, national and international First Nations artists

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Ethnobotany Walk in the Tropics

Come up to Bloedel Conservatory for a walk through a warm mini rainforest, led by Education Director, Gillian Drake

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:45 am | Nature / Animals

Parkgate Men's Chorus

Join us for an hour of singing at Parkgate library First Tuesday of every month at 11 am. We are a small group of seniors. We sing songs from the 40s, 50s and 60s as well as barbershop style songs. There are song books and piano accompaniment.

North Vancouver | Parkgate Library | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Music | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Electroacoustic Music Concert

Vancouver is recognized as the original centre for the study of soundscape and the legacy continues as part of ISCM2017

Vancouver | UBC School of Music | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Music | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Powell Street Festival

Witness the reincarnation of half broken iPods in surround sound. This is a concert that needs to be seen to be believed

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body

The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body (TTDB) is a facilitated conversation about aesthetics, context and artistic process. Initiated in 2012 by Lee Su-Feh, it encourages speaking about performance from an awareness of our bodies as well as the world it live

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Wall Exchange With Andrew Feinstein: The Shadow World of the Global Arms Trade

In this Wall Exchange lecture Andrew Feinstein draws back the curtain on the shadow world of the global trade in weapons—its systemic corruption, highly technical nature, and the pervasive secrecy in which deals are concluded

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture | Free

07 Burst: A Short Form Improv Intensive

Burst is a 4 week, 4 hour (16 hour total) performance focused improv intensive that includes three performances at the Havana theatre on Commercial Drive

Vancouver | Instant Studio | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Classics @ the Smith

"Baroque to tangos, Mozart to Piazzolla" featuring the Vancouver Cello Quartet: Luke Kim, Cristian Markos, Kevin Park, Lee Duckles Join us for an exciting evening of Classical music in the Gordon Smith Gallery.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Lobby Nights. Holy Wow Poets

Share your poetic flair or simply sit back and relax while listening to exciting and invigorating poems and songs.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Barkley Night in Canada, An Evening with Gary Robbins and Ethan Newberry [Gary Robbins and the Barkley Marathons]

World Premiere of Ethan Newberry’s Barkley film, followed by Q&A.

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Acting for Improvisors, with Nikolai Witschl

Looking to improve your acting on stage? Do you want to make the transition from stage to screen? Or maybe you'd just like to work with one of the most on-demand actor's in Vancouver

Vancouver | Instant Studio A | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

2018 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival: Reel Rock 12

The Rio Theatre is happy be one of the hosting venues for The Vancouver International Mountain Festival again this year.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. PEP (Piano and Erhu Project) & Standing Wave Ensemble

A jam-packed evening full of amazing music. PEP is an exciting cross-cultural project between virtuosi Corey Hamm (piano) and Nicole Ge Li (erhu)

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 7:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Missing - A World Premiere Chamber Opera

Missing is the latest commission by City Opera Vancouver. Set in Vancouver and along the Highway of Tears, it is a story of two young women, one indigenous and one white

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Vertical Orchestra 2017: 21st Century Guitars

Performing in the atrium of the downtown branch of the Vancouver Public Library, Redshift Music presents this dynamic spatial event featuring an army of electric guitarists and bass guitarists

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 10:15 pm to 2:00 pm | Music | Free

November 8, 2017

Wed

American College of Veterinary Pathologists 2017 Annual Meeting

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) invite you to attend the 2017 Concurrent Annual Meeting! This meeting will be held November 4-8 at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm | Business / Finance

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Pushing Boundaries

This biennial exhibition showcases and celebrates contemporary local, national and international First Nations artists

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Circle Craft Market 2017

Generations of locals and visitors have attended and enjoyed a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Market

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Gentle Yoga - Fall

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Aventa Ensemble

Victoria’s Aventa Ensemble is recognized as one of Canada’s finest musical ambassadors

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 12:00 am to 1:30 pm | Music

Surrey Celebrates Canada 150. Garden Light Festival at Bear Creek Park

Come on out for some free family entertainment! The trails and the trees will be illuminated for two nights this year.

Surrey | Bear Creek Park | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Family | Free

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Victoria Symphony

Don’t miss a rare Vancouver appearance by the incredible Victoria Symphony when they perform a craft-curated program of contemporary music from around the world

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Music

Book Launch: Hunting the Northern Character by Tony Penikett

This book will appeal to anyone interested in the North, whether student or scholar, northern or southerner, concerned citizen or policy maker

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Books

LIT: 2017 Culture Crawl Preview Exhibit

To celebrate this year's Crawl, the Eastside Culture Crawl Society is mounting a multi-venue salon-style exhibition titled LIT at the Arts Factory, Cultch, Firehall Arts Centre and Alternative Creations Gallery

Vancouver | The Cultch | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

LIT: 2017 Culture Crawl Preview Exhibit - Alternative Creations Gallery

To celebrate this year's Crawl, the Eastside Culture Crawl Society is mounting a multi-venue salon-style exhibition titled LIT at the Arts Factory, Cultch, Firehall Arts Centre and Alternative Creations Gallery

Vancouver | Alternative Creations Gallery | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

LIT: 2017 Culture Crawl Preview Exhibit at Firehall Arts Centre

To celebrate this year's Crawl, the Eastside Culture Crawl Society is mounting a multi-venue salon-style exhibition titled LIT at the Arts Factory, Cultch, Firehall Arts Centre and Alternative Creations Gallery

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Exhibition

Annisquam Peace at Boston Pizza Grandview

Paint Nite is invading bars and restaurants near you with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting. We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hur

Vancouver | Grandview Boston Pizza | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Visual Arts

Great Herbal Gifts for the Holidays

Looking for that perfect homemade gift from the garden? Join Claire for an evening of discovering gift ideas for everyone on your list!

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Children of Bodom - 20 Years Down & Dirty

Children of Bodom is a Finnish extreme metal band from Espoo. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

When recalling Link Wray’s shivering guitar classic, “Rumble,” Martin Scorsese marvels, “It is the sound of that guitar . . . the aggression

North Vancouver | Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Floral Art Show and Open House

Enjoy a display of floral art at The Capilano Flower Arranging Club's Open House

North Vancouver | Delbrook Community Recreation Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

Sea Level Rise - The Big Picture

Sea Level Rise and what it means to coastal BC and Metro Vancouver featuring Angela Danyluk, City of Vancouver

Vancouver | SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Two Views from the Sylvia

Two Views from the Sylvia is an exciting new musical theatre show comprised of two original one-act plays about The Sylvia Hotel

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:15 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

TheatreSports™ - Laugh Til Your Face Hurts

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of the Beatles

Annerin Productions and Jeff Parry Promotions bring you the show that you never got to see The Beatles perform.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

2018 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival: Ski Show 1

The Rio Theatre is happy be one of the hosting venues for The Vancouver International Mountain Festival again this year. Sylvain Saudan, extreme skiing pioneer and “Skier of the Impossible” joins VIMFF for a special evening with films and discussions of h

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

2018 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival: Reel Rock 12

This November, get ready for climbing’s greatest stories, stars, and sends. Reel Rock 12 premieres five new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs, and pure inspiration

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Closing Concert: a kind of magic. Music for Solo Piano

Join us for the ISCM World New Music Days 2017 closing concert and hear four of Canada’s greatest musical talents on one stage

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

The Vancouver international Mountain Film Festival: Fall Speaker Series

The Vancouver international Mountain Film Festival returns with epic tales of extreme endurance and adventure

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink or Swim

If you liked the 2014 Pick of Vancouver Fringe …didn’t see that coming, you’ll love the prequel, Sink or Swim. Singer, actress, and singular talent Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Mayday: Life WORLD Tour. 五月天 [人生無限公司] 北美巡迴 - 溫哥華

Mayday, is a Taiwanese band that was formed in the late 1990s with five members, Ashin, Monster and Stone, Masa and Guan You

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

House Party - An Open Improv Jam

Instant Theatre proudly presents House Party! An open improv jam where students, performers, and brand new audience members can perform together!

Vancouver | Instant Studio | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party | Free

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh

Brothers Coleman and Valene can’t seem to co-exist without sudden outbreaks of violence over the pettiest concerns

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

November 9, 2017

Thu

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting

Join more than 2,500 colleagues at the Psychonomic Society's 58th Annual Meeting this November 9-12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

iTech IT Infrastructure & Cloud Services Conference 2017

iTech is Vancouver's leading IT technology conference and exhibition focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre and Mobility

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre East | 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Circle Craft Market 2017

Generations of locals and visitors have attended and enjoyed a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Market

Vancouver Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair

Canadian Immigrant magazine is proudly presenting its fifth annual Vancouver Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair on Thursday at the Vancouver Convention Centre West

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Fair | Free

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Classical, Cuban, Creative - Clarinet

Clarinet wizard and versatile improviser François Houle will join the Bergmanns for an enticing exploration of the sonic world of the clarinet.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Music

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

November Book Club Meeting

Join us for coffee, snacks, and literary chat as the Coquitlam Heritage Historical Book Cub meets to discuss Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson

Coquitlam | Coquitlam Heritage Society | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Surrey Celebrates Canada 150. Garden Light Festival at Bear Creek Park

Come on out for some free family entertainment! The trails and the trees will be illuminated for two nights this year.

Surrey | Bear Creek Park | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Family | Free

Healthy Relationships for Young Adults

A program for young adults 19 yrs+ who are neuro-diverse, on navigating social interactions, self-care & relationships

Vancouver | Kits House | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Lecture

Home is Where the Heart(Beat) Is

Home is Where the Heart(Beat) Is is a art project created by artist Michelle Williams commissioned by the City of New Westminster’s Museum and Arts Services departments

New Westminster | Art Gallery | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Lecture | Free

The Strathcona Herbarium Launch

Come down to teacher Maryann Persoon’s grade 6/7 classroom to join Cease Wyss, the Lord Strathcona Elementary community, and our primary supporter, Telus Community Board, for the public launch and discussion of 'The Strathcona Herbarium'

Vancouver | Strathcona Elementary School | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Visual Arts

FESTERVAL 3-Day Pass Fu Manchu, Dwarves, Truckfighters, Deap Vally, Earthless, Diarrhea Planet, Black Wizard, Dirty Fences, Meat

The first annual FESTERVAL is coming to Vancouver! Loud & Fuzzy - Music for Weirdos

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 6:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

WTPD 2017 – The Infinite Happiness: Film Screening And Panel Discussion Night

In celebration of World Town Planning Day, join the Planning Institute of BC’s South Coast Chapter and Vancouver Public Space Network for a film screening and panel discussion of The Infinite Happiness

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Makeover Your Style

You will learn to identify and effectively assess your body and face shape helping you to choose appropriate styles in fashions that flatter your silhouette and face

Vancouver | Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre | 6:15 pm to 9:15 pm | Active Life / Health

Vancouver International Film Festival: Free Film Screening-Konelīne: our land beautiful

This is a FREE Film screening part of "North of 49 Movies on Campus" First come, first-seated. Tell your friends!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 6:30 pm to 8:10 pm | Film | Free

Carl Sagan Day

A celebration of astronomer, science populariser, and Planetary Society founder Carl Sagan, who was born on this day

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

SFU Philosophers’ Café

Imagine the impossible and discuss the improbable with SFU’s Philosophers’ Café. Guest moderators host informal public discussions on various topics, stimulating dialogue and passionate exchange of ideas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture | Free

artBAR: Pour & Paint with Lisa Lake

Join Lisa for a fun evening where you will pull out the paint, try some techniques and create a canvas in celebration of fall

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

First Half-Century of Israel’s Permanently Temporary Occupation

A free public lecture by Gershon Shafir (no registration required). This talk raises the two burning questions in this 50th anniversary of the 1967 War.

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Canada's Women's National Team vs. USA

The most fierce rivalry in women's sport returns to Vancouver as Canada Soccer's Women's National Team faces USA

Vancouver | BC Place | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Ones to Watch Presents – The Lany Tour Part 2

LANY is an American three-piece alternative band from Los Angeles, California, United States.

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Wapikoni Mobile Film Screening

Quebec-based Wapikoni's Indigenous youth film and music production collective is bringing a travelling audio-visual production studio to Vancouver for the first time!

Vancouver | Museum of Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Two Views from the Sylvia

Two Views from the Sylvia is an exciting new musical theatre show comprised of two original one-act plays about The Sylvia Hotel

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:15 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

TCB Rock and Roll Legends Presents: The Gospel Side of Elvis

The Blackwood Family is the first family of Gospel Music, winning 8 Grammy Awards, 27 Dove Awards, and have sold over 60 million albums.

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Vancouver international Mountain Film Festival: Fall Speaker Series

The Vancouver international Mountain Film Festival returns with epic tales of extreme endurance and adventure

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Gavin Turek - Good Look For You Tour 2017

Pop singer from Los Angeles, on tour to support her latest EP release “Good Look For You"

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

FESTERVAL Night 1 feat. Meatbodies & Dead Ghosts with War Baby, The Jins

The first annual FESTERVAL is coming to Vancouver! Loud & Fuzzy - Music for Weirdos

Vancouver | The Cobalt | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1993

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

心情金曲2017歌唱大賽 Solid Gold Singing Contest

Since 1999, CHMB AM1320’s “Solid Gold Singing Contest” has become one of CHMB’s signature events. This event is heavily promoted by CHMB as one of our key annual events and the contest has discovered many new local singing talents

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Alex Clare - Tail of Lions Tour

London-born singer, songwriter and producer Alex Clare is one of those lucky people who will never be short of something startling to tell when the lights dim and true conversation really begins

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Missing - A World Premiere Chamber Opera

Missing is the latest commission by City Opera Vancouver. Set in Vancouver and along the Highway of Tears, it is a story of two young women, one indigenous and one white

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Sink or Swim

If you liked the 2014 Pick of Vancouver Fringe …didn’t see that coming, you’ll love the prequel, Sink or Swim. Singer, actress, and singular talent Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh

Brothers Coleman and Valene can’t seem to co-exist without sudden outbreaks of violence over the pettiest concerns

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

#NoFilter – The LOL of TMI

Our improvisers delve into our over-shared digital world. From Snapchat to Instagram, Weibo to Facebook and everything in between

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:15 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

November 10, 2017

Fri

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting

Join more than 2,500 colleagues at the Psychonomic Society's 58th Annual Meeting this November 9-12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Pushing Boundaries

This biennial exhibition showcases and celebrates contemporary local, national and international First Nations artists

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Circle Craft Market 2017

Generations of locals and visitors have attended and enjoyed a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 9:00 pm | Market

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Botanical Illustration

Learn how to draw plants from an aesthetic and botanical perspective while improving your observation and artistic skills

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Visual Arts

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Remembrance Day High Tea

Join us for a Remembrance Day High Tea at Champlain Heights Community Centre

Vancouver | Champlain Heights Community Centre | 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Fan Expo Vancouver

We will be accepting submissions all weekend!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Film Double Feature

Double-Bill Iranian Movies. Presented by Pacific United Productions

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

FESTERVAL Night 2 feat.: Dead Kennedys Dwarves, Diarrhea Planet, Dirty Fences, Fashionism, Sore Points

The first annual FESTERVAL is coming to Vancouver! Loud & Fuzzy - Music for Weirdos

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 6:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Interesting Vancouver 2017 - 10th Anniversary Event

A celebration of the curious & unexpected ways people express creativity through hobbies, passions, & obsessions. What makes you interesting?

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

SWEET: It's Raining Stardust by Science World

Attention, High School students! Our next SWEET, or "Science World's Extravagant Evenings for Teens" happens from 6-9pm on November 10

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Free

K-Pop Contest Vancouver

The 2nd K-Pop Contest in Vancouver by the Korean Consulate! Please come and enjoy Vancouver K-pop talents!

Vancouver | Granville Island Stage | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music | Free

Infinity Baby at the Rio Theatre

Infinity Baby (Bob Byington, 2017 / 80 mins / 18A) Owing to a genetic mix-up involving stem cell research, the recently founded company Infinity Baby is able to offer a service for aspiring parents who never want to leave the baby bubble — infants that do

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Instant Movie Maker: Action Movies by Instant Theatre

Who is your favorite action star? Arnie? Diesel? Why not try it yourself? Instant Theatre's Instant Movie Maker series is a two hour workshop designed to give experienced improvisors a crash course in action movies

Vancouver | Instant Studio A | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

SonReal - One Long Dream Tour

Aaron Hoffman, better known by his stage name SonReal, is a Vancouver-based Canadian hip hop and alternative artist signed to the Blackbox Recordings record label

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that Emmy Award-winning writer and stand-up comedian John Mulaney continues his sold out Kid Gorgeous Tour with a stop in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm | Comedy

Lisa Brokop

Blue Frog is proud to welcome home from Nashville, one of our local success stories for a very special evening. Lisa will be be performing a selection of songs from her new Legendary Ladies of Country show

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Two Views from the Sylvia

Two Views from the Sylvia is an exciting new musical theatre show comprised of two original one-act plays about The Sylvia Hotel

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:15 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

TCB Rock and Roll Legends Presents: The Gospel Side of Elvis

The Blackwood Family is the first family of Gospel Music, winning 8 Grammy Awards, 27 Dove Awards, and have sold over 60 million albums.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

From the North: A Travelling Show from Yukon, NWT and Nunavut

Music Yukon, in conjunction with its presenting partners, is pleased to present a signature Canada 150 event, From the North: A Travelling Show from Yukon, NWT and Nunavut

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Ring of Fire

Tony Barton and Tracy Neff star as Johnny Cash and June Carter in this toe tappin’, knee slappin’ good time! A nostalgic show that brings back the well loved tunes of Johnny Cash

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

The Vancouver international Mountain Film Festival: Fall Speaker Series

The Vancouver international Mountain Film Festival returns with epic tales of extreme endurance and adventure

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Festival

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Headstones with guests SNAKE and theCHAIN

Headstones are a Canadian punk-influenced alternative rock band that began in 1987 in Kingston and were active until 2003, subsequently reforming in 2011. The band consists of vocalist Hugh Dillon, guitarist Trent Carr, and bassist Tim White

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Cory Weeds Little Big Band Explosion with guests P.J. Perry, Steve Davis, Joe Magnarelli and Gary Smulyan

Saxophonist Cory Weeds has spearheaded a number of ambitious and impressive projects over his tenure as owner of Cellar Live records

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Byron Bertram Comedy Show

Byron Bertram headline Hans Potter Hosting

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:20 pm | Comedy

Sink or Swim

If you liked the 2014 Pick of Vancouver Fringe …didn’t see that coming, you’ll love the prequel, Sink or Swim. Singer, actress, and singular talent Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Merkules (All Ages) New Westminster

That's Entertaining Productions x Where It's At Entertainment & UnitedCome out and celabrate That's Entertaining Productions 3 year anniversary and Mike Zorn 40th bday

New Westminster | The Columbia | 8:00 pm to 2:00 am | Music

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh

Brothers Coleman and Valene can’t seem to co-exist without sudden outbreaks of violence over the pettiest concerns

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

The Lady Larks: Boogie Woogie Bugle Babes

Get ready to dance in your seat when you hear The Lady Larks and their sweet swingin’ vintage harmonies!

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Predator - 30th Anniversary Screening!

Join us at the Rio Theatre for a(nother!) 30th Anniversary screening of one of the 80s’ biggest sci-fi action-horror-thrillers (it really does have everything), PREDATOR

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

Troy Reid

A 20 year vet of the band “Troys’r’us” with a residency at the Roxy is just the start of his resume. His solo acoustic presence will send shivers down your spine

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

BANG

A fun to listen to, high energy dance band, BANG! is perfectly designed to make your night great! Since forming in 2007 to play in Europe, BANG ! has played Vancouver’s top rooms, and loads of private functions

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that Emmy Award-winning writer and stand-up comedian John Mulaney continues his sold out Kid Gorgeous Tour with a stop in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:15 pm | Comedy

TheatreSports™ - Laugh Til Your Face Hurts

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Lafflines Comedy Club: Andy Woodhull

Andy Recently appeared on Conan on TBS the same year his half hour special premiered on Comedy Central

New Westminster | Lafflines Comedy Club | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

3LAU at Celebrities

Dubbed the mash-up king, 3LAU brings his signature big room sound to Celebrities

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Y2K: The Millennial Dance Party

Our monthly dance party devoted the one hit wonders, party bangers and classics hits of the early to mid-2000s!!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 10:30 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

HYPE! An Improvised Hip Hopera

Broadway meets Hip-Hop in this high-energy celebration of epic musicals and ingenious improvised rhymes. Hype! will leave you pumped up, delivering hilarious hooks, breathtaking verbal dexterity and slick storytelling every single night

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Performing Arts

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Show

Streets of Fire Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre

Streets of Fire (Walter Hill, 1984 / 93 mins / PG) A mercenary is hired to rescue his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a motorcycle gang.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 11:30 pm to 1:00 am | Film

November 11, 2017

Sat

Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting

Join more than 2,500 colleagues at the Psychonomic Society's 58th Annual Meeting this November 9-12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Surrey Remembers

Surrey Remembers at the Surrey Museum and Surrey Archives. Bring your family to take part in the annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cloverdale Cenotaph next door to the Surrey Museum and the Surrey Archives

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 1:30 pm | Family

Circle Craft Market 2017

Generations of locals and visitors have attended and enjoyed a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Market

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fan Expo Vancouver

We will be accepting submissions all weekend!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver Train Expo – A Model Railway Exhibition

The Vancouver Train Expo is Metro Vancouver’s Biggest Train Show Ever! Our annual show celebrates its 34th year, serving as an exhibition of the great hobby of model railroading, bringing together those with experience

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Join us to mark Remembrance Day at the Richmond Cenotaph. The public is invited to the Remembrance Day service held at the Cenotaph on the east side of Richmond City Hall.

Richmond | City Hall | 10:20 am to 11:30 am | History | Free

Remembrance Day Ceremony on the North Shore

The North Vancouver Remembrance Day commemoration ceremonies will take place at the Victoria Park Cenotaph

North Vancouver | Victoria Park Cenotaph | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | History

Remembrance Day Ceremony on the North Shore

The Royal Canadian Legion - West Vancouver Branch #60 holds the sacred trust of ensuring the tradition of Remembrance

West Vancouver | Memorial Park | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | History

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Casual Saturdays: The Improv Drop-In by Instant Theatre

Join our amazing faculty and cast members for the Casual Saturdays Drop-in workshop! If you're a beginner or intermediate improvisational performer and looking for more rehearsal opportunities, our Casual Saturdays workshop is for you!

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

North Vancouver LoLo Food Tour

During the 2.5 hour tour, you will be able to learn about the historic ship building industry and early settlers to the area as you savor a delicious culinary experience. The tour includes 10 stops featuring 7 market vendors

North Vancouver | Lonsdale Quay Market | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Food / Wine

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Show

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

VWMC and Band of the 15th Field Regiment present Songs Of Remembrance

The Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir and Band of the 15th Field Regiment join forces again in "Songs of Remembrance" at the South Delta Baptist Church

Delta | South Delta Baptist Church | 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Boku no Hero Academia Cosplay Group Photoshoot

The time is tenative right now. I just wanted to make the event so that this is official and that we'll aim to have this group for Fan Expo

Vancouver | Canada Place | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Party

FESTERVAL with Dead Kennedys, Fu Manchu, Truckfighters, Deap Vally, & Black Wizard

The first annual FESTERVAL is coming to Vancouver! Loud & Fuzzy - Music for Weirdos

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Tinder Tales All Stars at the Fox Cabaret

This show is an absolute riot! Tinder Tales All Stars features 7 of our funniest storytellers and performers from the last 15 months telling us all about their most EPIC romance fails!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 6:45 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Jaws Of Love With Guests

Musician Kelcey Ayer of Local Natives, on tour to support his solo release "Tasha Sits Close to the Piano"

Vancouver | St. James Community Square | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Trevor Hall: The Fruitful Darkness Tour With East Forest

American folk-roots singer-songwriter and guitarist, on tour to support his latest release “The Fruitful Darkness”

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Stand-up for charity! Funny Fun FUNdraiser

A night of comedy starring Kyle Bottom, Canada's Top Comic 2015 and of CBC's The Debaters fame. Featuring Mayce Galoni, and with MC Mike McGuire!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Patsy Cline - A Tribute by Bonnie Kilroe

Patsy Cline is one of the most beloved stars of all time. She became the queen of Country Music with the songs “Crazy”, “I Fall To Pieces”, “Walkin' After Midnight”, “She's Got You” and “Sweet Dreams”.

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Two Views from the Sylvia

Two Views from the Sylvia is an exciting new musical theatre show comprised of two original one-act plays about The Sylvia Hotel

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 7:15 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Halsey: hopeless fountain kingdom

With Guest Charli XCX. Halsey announces her 2017 North American headline tour in support of her second full-length album, hopeless fountain kingdom

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hound of the Baskervilles is probably Sherlock Holmes’ greatest mystery, but in this version comedy rules the day as three amazingly, talented actors – plus one wandering fireplace

Port Coquitlam | Terry Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

From the North: A Travelling Show from Yukon, NWT and Nunavut

Music Yukon, in conjunction with its presenting partners, is pleased to present a signature Canada 150 event, From the North: A Travelling Show from Yukon, NWT and Nunavut

Vancouver | The Cultch | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Lions Gate Sinfonia - Remembrance

A commemoration of the brave women and men who have fought for our freedom, this concert will honour our veterans with music from the soul

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 6:50 pm | Music

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Headstones with guests SNAKE and theCHAIN

Headstones are a Canadian punk-influenced alternative rock band that began in 1987 in Kingston and were active until 2003, subsequently reforming in 2011. The band consists of vocalist Hugh Dillon, guitarist Trent Carr, and bassist Tim White

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Silverstein with guests Seaway

Canadian post-hardcore band from Burlington, Ontario will be playing the Rickshaw in support of their new album "Dead Reflection"

Vancouver | Rickshaw Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Dial M for Murder

This play, which inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly, weaves an ever tightening web of danger and deception

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Beatles vs Rolling Stones Fab Fourever and Satisfaction

The two greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time face off as the original Legends of Rock’n’Roll presents tributes to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Missing - A World Premiere Chamber Opera

Missing is the latest commission by City Opera Vancouver. Set in Vancouver and along the Highway of Tears, it is a story of two young women, one indigenous and one white

Vancouver | York Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Opera

Sink or Swim

If you liked the 2014 Pick of Vancouver Fringe …didn’t see that coming, you’ll love the prequel, Sink or Swim. Singer, actress, and singular talent Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Canada-China Film Festival: Surrounding Game

Vancouver Premiere at The Columbia, Saturday November 11! Feat. Q&A with director Will Lockhart after the film.

New Westminster | The Columbia | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Film

Lafflines Comedy Club: Andy Woodhull

Andy Recently appeared on Conan on TBS the same year his half hour special premiered on Comedy Central

New Westminster | Lafflines Comedy Club | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Comedy

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh

Brothers Coleman and Valene can’t seem to co-exist without sudden outbreaks of violence over the pettiest concerns

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Canada150: Married to Canada

Delight in the music and colourful costumes of Indian classical (Bharata Natyam) and folk (Bhangra) dance, in a moving portrayal of the hopes, dreams, and traditions an Indian bride brings to Canada

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Dave Martone

To listen to the music of Dave Martone is like experiencing a simultaneous explosion of sound, color and flavour

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Best Night Ever

Equal parts pop, soul and rock n roll, Best night ever is a brand new group with a commitment to leave every dance floor in a hot mess

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

TheatreSports™ - Laugh Til Your Face Hurts

Razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of players are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Pete Tong at Celebrities

It's all gone Pete Tong when the legend himself joins on Saturday, November 11th for a very special edition of CelebsPlayhouse

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

Our 17+ show is 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 11:15 pm to 0:15 am | Show

November 12, 2017

Sun

Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting

Join more than 2,500 colleagues at the Psychonomic Society's 58th Annual Meeting this November 9-12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Business / Finance

Circle Craft Market 2017

Generations of locals and visitors have attended and enjoyed a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Planning New West: A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

The museum’s latest exhibition explores why the city is shaped the way it is; the grand visionary plans and the reality of what happened

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fan Expo Vancouver

We will be accepting submissions all weekend!

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Vancouver Train Expo – A Model Railway Exhibition

The Vancouver Train Expo is Metro Vancouver’s Biggest Train Show Ever! Our annual show celebrates its 34th year, serving as an exhibition of the great hobby of model railroading, bringing together those with experience

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Gem and Mineral Show

The Richmond Gem and Mineral Society present a display of gems and minerals; demos and interactive games

Richmond | Richmond Nature Park | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Annual Wedding Show and Swap

Are you looking for wedding inspiration join us for this annual Wedding Show and Swap at Riverway Clubhouse

Burnaby | Riverway Clubhouse | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Show | Free

Burst: A Long Form Improv Intensive by Instant Theatre

Burst is a 4 week, 4 hour (16 hour total) performance focused improv intensive that includes three shows at the Havana Theatre on Commercial Drive

Vancouver | Instant Studio | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Climate Change Theatre Action 2017

For this event, Pi will be joining our colleagues at The Only Animal in producing an afternoon of artistic response to climate change by some of Vancouver's finest artists

Vancouver | Red Gate Revue Stage | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Lecture

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Two Views from the Sylvia

Two Views from the Sylvia is an exciting new musical theatre show comprised of two original one-act plays about The Sylvia Hotel

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Blind Beginnings Presents: 'Do The Grind Blind' Documentary Screening

A documentary by Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) that follows nine youth who are blind or partially sighted, who challenged themselves physically and mentally to reach the top of Grouse Mountain in the fall of 2017

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Film | Free

Artist Talk with Kelli Clifton

Kelli Clifton is the artist behind the moving design for City Opera Vancouver’s production of Missing: A Chamber Opera. She will be speaking at the Gallery about her experience as a female First Nations artist and how life in the north has influenced her

Vancouver | Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Lecture

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

Sink or Swim

If you liked the 2014 Pick of Vancouver Fringe …didn’t see that coming, you’ll love the prequel, Sink or Swim. Singer, actress, and singular talent Beverley Elliott (Once Upon A Time) is thrilled to be back with brand new stories and songs

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Show

collectif9: VolksMusica

collectif9 ’s new show, VolksMusica, expands upon the folk melodies and rhythms audiences have come to expect in a collectif9 performance, but integrates an ironic flavour with works by Mahler, Ligeti, Gabriel Prokofiev, and other

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

IDFA 118: British Columbia

Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, Fitness Model and Bikini Competition

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Sports

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm!

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Great Movies at Britannia

This Sunday we are featuring: I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Karaoke Night

Party like a Rockstar and join us for a fun evening out!

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Music | Free

ACT Presents Series: Cory Weeds’ Little Big Band Explosion

You won’t want to miss this explosion of sound! It’s not every day that you have 14 highly respected and sought after musicians together on one stage, all led by Vancouver’s very own jazz impresario Cory Weeds

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

East Van Improv League

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League! Come witness a high-octane battle between two Supergroups made up of the finest improvisers Instant Theatre has to offer

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Daniel Caesar: Freudian, A North American Tour With guest Snoh Aalegra

Daniel Caesar is a Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter. After independently building an online following through EPs, Caesar released his debut album Freudian in August 2017

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

The Devil Makes Three with guest Scott H. Biram

The Devil Makes Three is an Americana band from Santa Cruz, California, United States. The group blends bluegrass, old time, country, folk, blues, jazz, and ragtime music

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Noah Gundersen with guest Phoebe Bridgers

American singer-songwriter, on tour to support his latest release “White Noise”

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Kitty Nights West Presents - Dark Side of the Moons: A Live Band Burlesque Tribute to Pink Floyd

Kitty Nights West (voted #1 in Vancouver for the third straight year!) returns to grace the Rio Theatre‘s stage o with Dark Side of the Moons: A Live band Burlesque Tribute to Pink Floyd

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

November 13, 2017

Mon

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Holiday Family Fun - at Sunset Community Centre

A day of fun for the family on your Statutory Holiday! Join us at Sunset Community Centre for playgym (including a bouncy castle), arts and crafts, games, and more!

Vancouver | Sunset Community Centre | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Family | Free

Soap Making - Pure & Simple

Good Clean Fun! From pre-blended vegan bases, learn the basics of cold process soap making from scratch! Make a long lasting herbal floral soap and a batch of citrus explosion

Coquitlam | Coquitlam Heritage Society | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Workshop

Daniel Caesar: Freudian, A North American Tour With guest Snoh Aalegra

Daniel Caesar is a Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter. After independently building an online following through EPs, Caesar released his debut album Freudian in August 2017

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

GWAR - The Blood of Gods Tour with guests Ghoul, He Is Legend and U.S. Bastards

Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

The Found Footage Festival

Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) return to the Rio Theatre with one of our all-time favourite (and we mean that!) events – The Found Footage Festival!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

November 14, 2017

Tue

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Empty Homes Tax information session

If you own a home in Vancouver, you are required to make an Empty Homes Tax property status declaration by February 2, 2018.

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 12:00 am | Business / Finance | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Stained Glass Terrarium Workshop

In this course you will learn how to make a small stained glass terrarium

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Workshop

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Waterparks

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Waterparks Made in America Tour With As It Is, Chapel and Sleep On It

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 0:00 am | Music

Lobby Nights. Songstage with Ivan Boudreau - A Special Evening of Song

Canadian musician and songwriter, Ivan Boudreau, hosts the evening with special guest songwriters followed by an open mic showcase for writers of original music. Songstage is presented with The Songwriters Association of Canada

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music | Free

Gendered Islamophobia and Muslim Women’s Resistance

Itrath Syed will discuss the way in which Islamophobia has historically functioned in Canada and, in particular, how Muslim women become the targets of this discourse as both a threat to be feared and as an infantilized object to be rescued

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Movies in the Morgue - Angels with Dirty Faces

“Movies in the Morgue” will return this fall and we’re adding a theme this year…

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Film

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Eason says C'mon in Tour

Eason says C'mon in~ Tour (Vancouver) 9月15日門票公開發售。

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Dancehappy November 2017

#dancehappy is back! And what better way to dive into Fall than with a #dancehappy class!

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Dance | Free

November 15, 2017

Wed

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Gentle Yoga - Fall

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

SFU Puppy Therapy - Surrey Campus

Add some self-care into your study routine and make time for an afternoon of canine cuddles

Surrey | SFU Surrey | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Play, Pie & Pint featuring Cayla Brooke

Cayla Brooke is a vocal powerhouse reminiscent of singers of a bygone era. She will share personal stories and songs from her debut album, Plush Red Chair.

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Performing Arts

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts

2nd Annual Tree Lighting at CF Pacific Centre

Vancouver's newest holiday tradition is back! We're once again preparing to transform the city into a magical holiday wonderland with our spectacular tree lighting ceremony

Vancouver | CF Pacific Centre | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Family

CAG Artist Talk - Lyse Lemieux

Join us for an introduction to the work on display as Lyse Lemieux discusses her response to the two differing sites for her exhibition, 'FULL FRONTAL'

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Easy-to-Grow Native Plants

With close to 3,000 species of plants native to BC, there is something beautiful and easy to grow for every home garden

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Aabiziingwashi: Souvenir & Red Path

"Souvenir" is a four-film series addressing Aboriginal identity and representation by reworking material in the NFB’s archives. This screening is part of Aabiziingwashi (Wide Awake): NFB Indigenous Cinema on Tour

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 8:10 pm | Film

SFU Vancouver Speaker Series - The Future of Learning

The future of learning is upon us. How well are universities responding to the changing world students face? How relevant are today’s educational programs for tomorrow’s challenges?

Vancouver | SFU's Segal Graduate School of Business | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Lecture

The Art of Interdisciplinary versus the Market of "Innovative" Education

"Interdisciplinary" and "innovative" are keywords used in today's competitive market of education. Universities pride themselves on creating interdisciplinary classes and for awarding interdisciplinary degrees through self-designed curriculum

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Exhibition Tour

Want to know more about the exhibit you're seeing? Discover more about the artwork on display in Ground Signals with co-curators Jordan Strom and Roxanne Charles, joined by guest respondent KPU sociology professor Seema Ahluwalia

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Visual Arts | Free

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Ibeyi

Ibeyi is a French-Cuban musical duo consisting of twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

The Northern Pikes

Rock.It Boy Entertainment proudly presents The Northern Pikes performing their debut album in it’s entirety

Langley | Summit Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Improv Against Humanity: Sexy Seventh Anniversary at The Rio Theatre!

Time flies when you’re being horrible! The Fictionals are celebrating our Sexy Seventh Anniversary on Wednesday, November 15 during Improv Against Humanity at The Rio Theatre, and you’re invited!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

House Party - An Open Improv Jam

Instant Theatre proudly presents House Party! An open improv jam where students, performers, and brand new audience members can perform together!

Vancouver | Instant Studio | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party | Free

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Incident at Vichy By Arthur Miller

In this tense historical drama, a group of men is sequestered by local authorities in aid of the Nazis. As each man is removed for interrogation, some are set free, some are never heard from again, and the stakes rise for those who remain

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Getter - Big Mouth Tour 2017 at Celebrities

Getter with WE ARE FURY. Tanner Petulla, known professionally as Getter, is an American DJ, producer, rapper and comedian from San Jose, California

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

November 16, 2017

Thu

National Philanthropy Day Luncheon & Summit 2017

The National Philanthropy Day Summit is designed to appeal to all members of your fundraising team and provides a great day for individual learning and team building as you will all come together for the celebratory luncheon

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Lecture

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Classical Coffee Concert: Classical, Cuban, Creative

Bergmann Piano Duo - are joined by clarinet wizard and versatile improviser, François Houle for an enticing exploration of the sonic world of the clarinet, with works by Saint Saens, Bernstein, and Cuban composer and jazz-great, Paquito d’Rivera

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Music

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

SFU Puppy Therapy - Surrey Campus

Add some self-care into your study routine and make time for an afternoon of canine cuddles

Surrey | SFU Surrey | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Eastside Culture Crawl: Loop

Spatial installation/performance by Valentina Stepan

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 12:00 am to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Eastside Culture Crawl: Moving Art 2017

This year’s Moving Art selections investigate concepts of action and reaction

Vancouver | Strange Fellows Brewing | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Visual Arts

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Chigiri-e Paper Art: Die Winterreise

Chigiri-e is a Japanese art form using pieces of hand-dyed washi paper to create beautiful and detailed images

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Nature / Animals

Langara College - Animation Open House & Industry Night

by Langara College & Centre for Arts and Technology

Vancouver | Langara College | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Vancouver International Film Festival: Free Film Screening - Window Horses

This is a free Film screening part of "North of 49 Movies on Campus" First come, first-seated. Tell your friends! Window Horses is an animated feature. It's about love (it's always about love…) - love of family, poetry, history, culture

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Film | Free

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Blade of the Immortal

Legendary (not to mention prolific) Japanese writer-director Takashi Miike has marked his 100th feature (!) as one of his hands-down best - a feast for the eyes, Blade of the Immortal is an utterly sweeping, fantasy-fueled samurai action-adventure epic.

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:30 pm to 8:50 pm | Film

Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson: YQY Comedy Tour

Surprise! Besties from another pair of testes Ilana Glazer (Comedy Central’s Broad City) and Phoebe Robinson (WNYC’s 2 Dope Queens) are teaming up for their 11-city stand-up tour called YQY (aka Yaaas Queen Yaaas)

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2017 Workshops

Learn traditional Salish social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone!

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Fighting for Space: The Fentanyl Crisis & Where We Go From Here

In conjunction with the release of Travis Lupick's Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction, this event will bring together a politician, a mother and advocate and ...

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Art After Dark Remix with Alanna Ho & Elisa Medina

The Richmond Art Gallery and the Richmond Media Lab host a monthly evening of hands-on art, performance and electronic music making

Richmond | Richmond Cultural Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Shyama

A Bharata-Natyam interpretation of Rabindranath Tagore’s epic dance drama Shyama

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

A Cappella Masterclass with Deke Sharon

Burstin’ with Broadway, in partnership with Centennial Theatre presents an A Cappella Masterclass with “the father of modern A Cappella music” and producer of “The Sing-Off” - Deke Sharon

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Canucks vs. Golden Knights at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Vegas Golden Knights

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Bitters: From Snake Oil to Artisanal Cocktails

Sip on cocktails made with local spirits while we explore some of the botanicals commonly used as bittering agents and discuss current uses in drinks to try at home

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Food / Wine

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Vancouver Writers Fest: Waiting for First Light. Roméo Dallaire in Conversation with Kathryn Gretsinger

In this candid, electric evening, Roméo Dallaire – bestselling author, retired general and senator, leading humanitarian – discusses his struggle with PTSD following his missions around the world including assisting the UN during the Rwandan Genocide

Vancouver | St. Andrew’s Wesley United Church | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

Seven at Seven Improv Comedy Showcase

Grab some dinner and drinks and enjoy an evening of laughs as two hilarious Vancouver improv troupes deliver a dynamite double bill all inspired by your suggestions!

Vancouver | Seven Dining Lounge | 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Indie series: Campground

Lucas Myers brings his trademark brand of observational humor and brilliant character work to this examination of the world within a world that can only be found in The Campground.

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Corb Lund - Solo Acoustic

Corb Lund need no introduction to Country Music fans, rednecks or prairie folk.

Langley | Summit Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Spin

Spin is polished folk performance art...the lyrics are potently lean and the arrangements, including Parry and Hart’s harmonies, are sensuously textured

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Top Knot Detective

Top Knot Detective (Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce / 2017 / 86 mins / In English and Japanese w/ English subs) In the early 90s, a little-known Japanese Samurai/Detective series hit Australia where it quickly became a cult hit

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:20 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

November 17, 2017

Fri

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Botanical Illustration

Learn how to draw plants from an aesthetic and botanical perspective while improving your observation and artistic skills

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Visual Arts

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Eastside Culture Crawl: Loop

Spatial installation/performance by Valentina Stepan

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 12:00 am to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Eastside Culture Crawl: Moving Art 2017

This year’s Moving Art selections investigate concepts of action and reaction

Vancouver | Strange Fellows Brewing | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Visual Arts

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

34th Annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair

Want an early start on your Christmas shopping? Come check out the 34th annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair which features a variety of hand made creations from local artists

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Fair

Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

Light Up The Village 2017 at Park Royal

Join us on Friday in the Village at Park Royal when we will Light Up The Village!

West Vancouver | Park Royal Shopping Centre | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Family

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Hagazussa - A Heathen’s Curse

Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse (Lukas Feigelfeld, 2017 / 102 mins / German with English subtitles) In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm | Film

A Broadway Christmas

Showstoppers Academy Presents A Broadway Christmas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

Vakhan

Vakhan is a play about the life and times of Moshtagh-Ali-Shah, written and directed by Morteza Moshtaghi, using multimedia techniques

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera at the Canadian Memorial United Church

The award-winning performers of Opera Mariposa and Heroic Opera are joining forces for the first time to present a grand operatic masterpiece. In Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), romance, sorcery and conspiracy collide one fateful night at a

Vancouver | Canadian Memorial United Church | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Opera

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Alex Cuba

Internationally recognized singer-songwriter and Latin music icon Alex Cuba is a musical visionary with six albums under his belt as well as Latin GRAMMY and JUNO Award wins

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

A Ukulele Night to Remember

An evening of Enchanting Ukulele music featuring a double bill: Ruby & Smith and Ruby’s (70 piece) Ukulele Orchestra

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Torrens and Taggart by The Fox Cabaret

JEREMY TAGGART was the drummer of the Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace for 21 years. Jonathan Torrens is best known to TV audiences as J-Roc, the would-be rapper on Trailer Park Boys

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Indie series: Campground

Lucas Myers brings his trademark brand of observational humor and brilliant character work to this examination of the world within a world that can only be found in The Campground.

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Alex Browne & his Boulevardiers

A long-time champion of the big band style in Vancouver area venues with his Aristocrats of Swing, crooner-bandleader-arranger Alexander Browne has returned to his first musical love – the jazzy, syncopated, devil-may-care dance band sound of the 1920s an

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Spin

Spin is polished folk performance art...the lyrics are potently lean and the arrangements, including Parry and Hart’s harmonies, are sensuously textured

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Aftaab Ensemble featuring Saeed Farajpoori and Mojgan Shajarian

An evening of traditional Persian music.

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Let the Corpses Tan

The ultra-violent Italian crime pictures of the 60s and 70s for this sweaty, sun-drenched shootout

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:15 pm to 11:45 pm | Film

All About Jack

All About Jack is really all about the party! Be prepared to get a little sweaty, get a little thirsty and most of all have a great time kickin’ it to great tunes all night long

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Vicky Sjohall

Vicky’s first love in music is performing. She has a captivating stage presence and a powerful voice, with an energy that is pure & infectious

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Lafflines Comedy Club: Dino Archie

Although he's a California native, Dino Archie has made his home in Vancouver since 2011. During his time here, his carefully crafted comedy routine has landed him a tour with Chris D'Elia, and opening slots with Brett Morin, Reggie Watts, and Hannibal Bu

New Westminster | Lafflines Comedy Club | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

The LAB Presents: The Cult!

The Cult! Welcome to the Family! The Cult is an improvised mockumentary featuring live interviews with ex-members and never-before-seen “footage” of life in a cult that we invent on the spot based on your suggestion!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Tragedy Girls

Tragedy Girls (Director Tyler MacIntyre, 2017 / 96 mins / 18A) Following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small Midwestern town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as modern horror legend

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 10:45 pm to 0:30 am | Film

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Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Popeyes Fall Classic - Matinee

Ladies and Gentlemen I am proud to announce that Popeye's Supplement is holding the fall show for the BCABBA and honored to give back to the athletes

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 9:00 am to 12:00 am | Sports

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival Trip

Drawn to the area by the millions of spawning salmon that travel up the Fraser River, witness thousands of bald eagles in one location.

Richmond | Richmond Nature Park | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Postponed! A Day on the Beach

We are collaborating with Hi-FIVE Movement for Mental Health on a walk around Lighthouse Park. It is a beautiful trail that goes along the water, where we will have lunch by the Lighthouse Viewpoint

West Vancouver | Lighthouse Park | 10:00 am to 1:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Early Years with Ginalina

Ginalina is an offbeat and gentle-hearted songwriter who writes from her love for the West Coast outdoors and her rollicking family! Her vision is to inspire others to connect meaningfully with nature, childhood, and each other

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 10:00 am to 11:15 am | Music

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Shop Sweet Christmas Market

One Day, One-stop shop for everyone on your Christmas List

Delta | Harris Barn | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

34th Annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair

Want an early start on your Christmas shopping? Come check out the 34th annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair which features a variety of hand made creations from local artists

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

St. Martin's Anglican Church Christmas Market

Items for sale include: jewellery, scarves, purses, belts, knitted goods, Calligraphy gift tags, place cards, gardening items, Christmas gifts and more

North Vancouver | St. Martins Church | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market | Free

Belmont Holiday Craft Fair

Annual Belmont Holiday Craft Fair - one of the best craft fairs on the circuit. Many great vendors, entrance by donation, there will be a holiday bake sale and a concession

Langley | Belmont Elementary PAC | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Fair

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Sunshine Frère: cache cache Exhibition

Vancouver-based artist Sunshine Frère’s captivating solo exhibition cache cache invites visitors embrace the fading present and explore the dark uncertainty of the future

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Stephen Jenkinson - DIE WISE Making Meaning - Vancouver Workshop

Join Stephen Jenkinson for this rare public Vanouver workshop hosted by Banyen Books & Sound

Vancouver | UBC Asian Center | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Santa’s Coming to Town! at Park Royal Shopping Centre

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with the magic of Santa!

West Vancouver | Park Royal Shopping Centre - , West Vancouver, BC | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Family | Free

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Heart to Home Holiday Market

This holiday season, shop local and give the gift of art at your favourite Surrey art and craft fair - the Heart to Home holiday market

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market | Free

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Eastside Culture Crawl: Loop

Spatial installation/performance by Valentina Stepan

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 12:00 am to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Eastside Culture Crawl: Moving Art 2017

This year’s Moving Art selections investigate concepts of action and reaction

Vancouver | Strange Fellows Brewing | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Visual Arts

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Magic Lantern Show

Put away your DVD's and PVR, and immerse yourself in one of the earliest forms of projected entertainment at Mackin House. Warm up with refreshments as you are transported to another time through the lens of the magic lantern

Coquitlam | Coquitlam Heritage Society | 12:30 am to 3:30 pm | Show

Copper Workshop by Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Learn how to make a small copper arrowhead pendant in this workshop with Intangible artist, Tawx'sin Yexwulla /Aaron Nelson-Moody

Vancouver | Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Carnival Skate

Join us for fun carnival games both on and off the ice! Grab your skates and drop-in for some fun, family skating this fall for all ages and abilities

Surrey | South Surrey Arena | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Family

Wells Hill Discourse | Mcluhan & Gould. Discourse on Glenn Gloud

"Wells Hill" auxiliary discourse on the lives, works, and sweeping theories of Glenn Gould and Marshall McLuhan

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Creative Scene Investigation (CSI): A Generative All-Genre Creative Writing Lab with Jami Macarty

A two-day writing workshop at the Vancouver Police Museum

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Family Holiday Delight Concert

Join Charlotte and the Hug Bug Band at the Lansdowne Centre for a Family Holiday Delight Concert to welcome Santa

Richmond | Lansdowne Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Kids | Free

Intro to Contact Improvisation

Come and spend the afternoon with Martine Fox as she introduces you to Contact Improvisation dance

North Vancouver | Martine Fox Yoga & Movement | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Active Life / Health

Casual Saturdays: The Improv Drop-In by Instant Theatre

Join our amazing faculty and cast members for the Casual Saturdays Drop-in workshop! If you're a beginner or intermediate improvisational performer and looking for more rehearsal opportunities, our Casual Saturdays workshop is for you!

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

North Vancouver LoLo Food Tour

During the 2.5 hour tour, you will be able to learn about the historic ship building industry and early settlers to the area as you savor a delicious culinary experience. The tour includes 10 stops featuring 7 market vendors

North Vancouver | Lonsdale Quay Market | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Food / Wine

Photomotion 2017

Each November the Pacific Digital Photography Club produces "Photomotion", a compendium of our members’ digital slide/sound shows. The shows include a selection of juried audio-visual presentations approximately 3 to 4 minutes in duration

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 2:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Visual Arts

Coming Up for Air

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Musical

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm | Show

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Indie series. Campground

Lucas Myers brings his trademark brand of observational humor and brilliant character work to this examination of the world within a world that can only be found in The Campground

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Show

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Junk Head

Junk Head (Japanese with English subtitles) Humanity is dying. It’s been 1200 years since our rebellious clone workforce moved underground, and the only way we can survive is by plunging into the depths to learn more about our terrifying creations

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Film

CAG Curatorial Tour - Nigel Prince

Join CAG Executive Director, Nigel Prince for a free guided tour of Andrew Dadson: 'Site For Still Life' as part of the downtown galleries tour with Audian Gallery

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Pacific United Productions - NEGAR

Pacific United Productions presents Iranian Film. In Farsi with English subtitles

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Film

Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

Guiding Youth Home Charity Event

Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Associations 2nd Annual Gala. Enjoy an evening of food, music, dance and cultural performances that will raise money for the construction of a new Youth SafeHouse

Surrey | Aria Banquet & Convention Center | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Popeyes Fall Classic - Evening

Ladies and Gentlemen I am proud to announce that Popeye's Supplement is holding the fall show for the BCABBA and honored to give back to the athletes

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Olive Me Gala by Hellenic Community of Vancouver

Please join us at our annual family friendly event, the biggest Greek school fundraiser of the year!

Vancouver | Hellenic Community of Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Tigers Are Not Afraid

Tigers Are Not Afraid “Vuelven”(Issa López, 2017 / 85 mins / Spanish with English subtitles) When her mother suddenly disappears with no one to care for her, young Estrella ends up on the street and joins a gang of children, triggering a dangerous and tra

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm | Film

Julia Jacklin With Guest Faye Webster

Singer-songwriter from Australia, on tour to support her debut release "Don't Let The Kids Win"

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

A Broadway Christmas

Showstoppers Academy Presents A Broadway Christmas

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Show

Celebrate Celine

‘Celebrate Celine is produced by Moon Coin Productions and stars powerhouse vocalist Tiffany Desrosiers. Tiffany channels her deep admiration for Canadian Singing Star Celine Dion and delivers a powerful and heartfelt performance.

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Canucks vs. Blues at Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues

Vancouver | Rogers Arena | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Sports

Brandon Issak & Dave Benning

World class painter Dave Benning and award winning roots artist Brandon Issak meet head to head for an unforgettable night of live blues and art

West Vancouver | Mer's Kitchen Restaurant and Venue | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Kundalini Dance

Dance to celebrate who you are as an individual and as part of the whole. Embrace your depth and align with the frequency of ecstatic wholeness and interconnectedness. Dance for freedom, unity and whole-being integration

Vancouver | Dharma Lab | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

The Radical: Saturday Night Improv!

Hit improv troupe The Radical returns to North Vancouver to premiere their new ongoing Saturday Night Improv show at the historic Anne MacDonald Hall in front of the Presentation House Theatre

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Improv Wars – The Laugh Jedi

Our improvised Star Wars parody highlights the parallels between the skills of an improviser and those of a Jedi

Vancouver | The Improv Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show

Crosstown Bus - Rock n' Roll Dance Party

Little compares to the energy and dance-ability of classic rock. Which is why a nite with Crosstown Bus promises a packed dance floor and a not-to-be forgotten party. The Bus, one of Canada’s premiere rock acts of the late 60’s and early 70’s, has staged

New Westminster | The Columbia | 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Hilltop Hoods

Hilltop Hoods are an Australian hip hop group that formed in 1994 in Blackwood, Adelaide, South Australia. The group was founded by Suffa and MC Pressure, who were joined by DJ Debris after fellow founder, DJ Next, left in 1999

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Indie series: Campground

Lucas Myers brings his trademark brand of observational humor and brilliant character work to this examination of the world within a world that can only be found in The Campground.

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Shigeto with guest Ela Minus

Shigeto is the stage name of Zachary Shigeto Saginaw, an American electronic musician originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Lafflines Comedy Club: Dino Archie

Although he's a California native, Dino Archie has made his home in Vancouver since 2011. During his time here, his carefully crafted comedy routine has landed him a tour with Chris D'Elia, and opening slots with Brett Morin, Reggie Watts, and Hannibal Bu

New Westminster | The Columbia | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Comedy

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Musical

12th Annual Louis Riel Day Celebration

V’ni Dansi presents the 12th annual Louis Riel Day Celebration. Featuring Yvonne Chartrand & the Louis Riel Métis Dancers, Eloi Homier, Kathleen Nisbet

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Spin

Spin is polished folk performance art...the lyrics are potently lean and the arrangements, including Parry and Hart’s harmonies, are sensuously textured

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Join us for a great time “again” as we remount Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in November! Most of your favourites will be back!

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Show

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Secret Screening

Oh hai, doggie. What’s there to say about a secret screening…? Not much. Because, “Shhhhh, it’s a secret.” We know, we know… The not knowing is tearing you apart, right?

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Film

All About Jack

All About Jack is really all about the party! Be prepared to get a little sweaty, get a little thirsty and most of all have a great time kickin’ it to great tunes all night long

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Dave Capper

David Capper is a Vancouver based singer/songwriter and entertainer that has been performing professional for over a decade

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Actor's Nightmare: Half Scripted, Half Improv, All Comedy

The Actor's Nightmare brings this to life, pairing a guest actor who has completely memorized their lines from a play

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Performing Arts

November 19, 2017

Sun

Dance Attack Acro

Dance Attack is bringing its highly requested Acro Workshop from Ontario for you!

Coquitlam | Omega Gymnastics | 9:00 am to 2:30 pm | Dance

Cornucopia - Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, the True North of food & drink festivals - a place of culinary reckonings, where the wild meets the refined and the epic and the epicurious come together

Whistler | Whistler Village | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm | Food / Wine

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Richmond Celebrates Canada 150. Eternal Return: Exhibition and Public Programs

The exhibition “Eternal Return”, guest curated by independent curator Sunshine Frère, incorporates the work of five artists – Barb Choit, Kevin Day, Lucien Durey, Alanna Ho, and Anchi Lin

Richmond | Richmond Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Beaujolais Nouveau

Come share this special moment of the French culture!

Coquitlam | Société francophone de Maillardville | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm | Music | Free

Hastings Park Farmers Market

Located within a thriving community close to the highway and the Second Narrows Bridge, the Hastings Park Farmers Market is a perfect place to stop and shop

Vancouver | Hastings Park | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

34th Annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair

Want an early start on your Christmas shopping? Come check out the 34th annual Britannia Christmas Craft Fair which features a variety of hand made creations from local artists

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

St. Pius X Christmas Craft Fair

Talented artisans, local businesses, gift wrapping, home baked Christmas treats, all-day raffle - prizes drawn every half hour, hot brunch & refreshments, kids zone, pictures with santa, school choir and Scholastic book fair

North Vancouver | St. Pius X Elementary | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Fair | Free

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Holiday Craft Fair

The Ridgeway Holiday Craft Fair is back and will feature a collection of local artisans and small businesses offering their wares to holiday shoppers plus fun crafts for kids!

North Vancouver | Ridgeway Elementary School | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Fair | Free

St. Martin's Anglican Church Christmas Market

Items for sale include: jewellery, scarves, purses, belts, knitted goods, Calligraphy gift tags, place cards, gardening items, Christmas gifts and more

North Vancouver | St. Martins Church | 11:30 am to 3:00 pm | Market | Free

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Heart to Home Holiday Market

This holiday season, shop local and give the gift of art at your favourite Surrey art and craft fair - the Heart to Home holiday market

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market | Free

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Carnival Skate

Join us for fun carnival games both on and off the ice! Grab your skates and drop-in for some fun, family skating this fall for all ages and abilities

Surrey | Newton Arena | 12:00 am to 1:30 pm | Family

Eastside Culture Crawl: Loop

Spatial installation/performance by Valentina Stepan

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 12:00 am to 9:00 pm | Visual Arts

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Eastside Culture Crawl: Moving Art 2017

This year’s Moving Art selections investigate concepts of action and reaction

Vancouver | Strange Fellows Brewing | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Visual Arts

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Show

Creative Scene Investigation (CSI): A Generative All-Genre Creative Writing Lab with Jami Macarty

A two-day writing workshop at the Vancouver Police Museum

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Teen Day at Place des Arts

Gather up friends and/or family and drop by this exciting new event that is designed for teens by teens - the members of our 2017/18 Youth Arts Council

Coquitlam | Place des Arts | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Kids | Free

The Ridiculous Darkness

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Musical

West Coast Symphony Orchestra

The West Coast Symphony Orchestra returns to Centennial Theatre for a fabulous afternoon of music

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music

King Charles III By Mike Bartlett

The Jovial Political Satire - Long Live The King?

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera at the Canadian Memorial United Church

The award-winning performers of Opera Mariposa and Heroic Opera are joining forces for the first time to present a grand operatic masterpiece. In Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), romance, sorcery and conspiracy collide one fateful night at a

Vancouver | Canadian Memorial United Church | 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Opera

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Performing Arts

Paul Lewis - Performance 1

The Vancouver Recital Society presents Paul Lewis - piano in an afternoon concerta at the Vancouver Playhouse

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Studio 58: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Jazz Vespers - “Worship and All That Jazz” at the St. Stephen’s Anglican Church

Monthly Jazz Vespers with some of Vancouver’s finest jazz musicians.This month we host Kristian Braathen Trio, featuring Vancouver vocalist Laura Crema, with Nick Peck on piano; Paul Rushka on bass, and Kristian Braathen on drums.

West Vancouver | St. Stephen's Anglican Church | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Taizé Contemplative Service

Join us for our monthly Taizé-style contemplative candlelight service in the Sanctuary

North Vancouver | St. Andrew's United Church | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music | Free

Cabaret Night Gala

An Evening of greeat food, drinks and entertainment

New Westminster | The Metro Hall | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Party

Great Movies at Britannia - The Full Monty (2007)

When the steel mills of Sheffied, England are closed, Gaz and thousand of other workers are left unemployed.

Vancouver | Britannia Community Services Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Toots & Stevie with Keith Bennett and Miles Black

Keith Bennett and Miles Black pay homage to the incredible music of “Toots Thielemans” and “Stevie Wonder”. Keith’s chromatic harmonica and vocals combined with Miles’ velvety piano will combine to present a taste of Toots’ and Stevie’s musical stylings

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music

Jersey Boys - National Tour

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars.

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

East Van Improv League

Instant Theatre is proud to present the launch of the East Vancouver Improv League! Come witness a high-octane battle between two Supergroups made up of the finest improvisers Instant Theatre has to offer

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Theater Crossing Presents: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Watch as Dr. Henry Jekyll, a brilliant scientist frustrated by dull “respectable” life in 1888 Victorian London, creates a formula to unleash his inner bestial nature, transforming him into the brutish but oddly compassionate Edward Hyde

Vancouver | Kitsilano Neighbourhood House | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Cagematch: Ultimate Comedy Showdown

Cagematch pits the fiercest and most hilarious improvisers against each other to determine who has the best improv in the city. For 15 years, Cagematch is an underground hotbed of talent where improvisers pull out all the stops

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

The Rio Grind Film Festival: Bodied (Filmmakers in Attendance!)

Bodied (Joseph Kahn, 2017 / 120 mins) A progressive graduate student finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 pm to 8:15 pm | Film

November 20, 2017

Mon

St. Paul’s Hospital Continuing Medical Education Conference for Primary Care Physicians

This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Alchemy of Group Facilitation

Finding meaningful and enduring solutions to real-life problems demands engagement with multiple interests across many lines of difference

Vancouver | SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Yin Yoga and Meditation

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Ladies Night & Holiday Shopping Party

We are kicking off the holidays with a Ladies Night at Boston Pizza Grandview, in benefit of the BC Women's Hospital + Health Care Foundation. Join us for a fabulous night out with delicious food, cocktails, music, prizes + shopping!

Vancouver | Boston Pizza Grandview | 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Intro to Stained Glass

Learn how to make a stained glass sun catcher using the copper foil method

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Workshop

Intro to Improvisation

This class will allow you to learn the improvisational skills of Play, Spontaneity, Character and Story

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Sing Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)!

Sing... Dig Down by Muse in East Van & Kitsilano and December 1963 (Oh What A Night!) by Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons in North Van!

North Vancouver | Eagles Club | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Vancouver Writers Fest: A Newfoundlander in Canada. Alan Doyle in Conversation with Lisa Christiansen

Vancouver | The Norman Rothstein Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Examining the Ethics of Fusion: Performance and Panel

The digital commons has become a self-selecting, self-regulating, and transnational community through which Transnational Dance participants deliberately search out influences beyond their home culture or nation-state borders

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Dance | Free

Evening of Pops 2017

New Westminster and District Concert Band Society

Burnaby | Michael J Fox Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Flying Lotus in 3D

Experimental multi-genre musician and producer from LA, returns to Vancouver for a 3D performance

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Show

QueerProv Monday - That 9PM Show

Get in on the queer improv action on November 20th at 9pm at XYYVR!

Vancouver | XYYVR | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy | Free

The Gentlemen Hecklers Presents: Fantastic Four (2015)

Come see folks who wrote jokes for Netflix's latest season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 provide live, hilarious commentary for one of this decade's most memorable (if not ill-advised) sci-fi fantasy re-boots, Fantastic Four

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Film

November 21, 2017

Tue

St. Paul’s Hospital Continuing Medical Education Conference for Primary Care Physicians

This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Alchemy of Group Facilitation

Finding meaningful and enduring solutions to real-life problems demands engagement with multiple interests across many lines of difference

Vancouver | SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes

In collaboration with the Battle of the Brush, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden presents Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes, a two-phrase exhibition that shows the collective work of sixteen Vancouver-based artists

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:30 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

25toLife Presents: Carnival for a Cause

Carnival for a Cause will be an exciting event full of interactive games, prizes, and refreshments. It will be hosted at SFU Burnaby’s Convocation Mall on November 21st from 12pm-4pm and all proceeds will go directly to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Burnaby | SFU Burnaby | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Open Learning Week

Explore how SFU Vancouver is transforming the landscape of urban education through cutting-edge research, social innovation and contemporary arts

Vancouver | SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre | 12:00 am to 7:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Empty Homes Tax information session

Learn how to make your declaration. If you own a home in Vancouver, you are required to make an Empty Homes Tax property status declaration by February 2, 2018.

Vancouver | Trout Lake Community Centre | 12:15 am to 1:15 pm | Business / Finance | Free

Sink Or Swim

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Theatre

Casual Saturdays: The Improv Drop-In by Instant Theatre

Join our amazing faculty and cast members for the Casual Saturdays Drop-in workshop! If you're a beginner or intermediate improvisational performer and looking for more rehearsal opportunities, our Casual Saturdays workshop is for you!

Vancouver | Instant Studios | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Workshop

Open house Alexander Street Bikeway

Drop into an open house to meet with project staff, learn about the recommended design options and provide your feedback

Vancouver | Vancouver Japanese Language School | 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health

ExpoPlaza Latina 2017: Women in the Americas: Leading the Path to Innovation and Entrepreneurship

We are glad to present our next ExpoPlaza Latina event: “Women in the Americas: Leading the path to innovation and entrepreneurship (3rd Edition)”. The seminar is going to take place on November 21st in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver | 550 Burrard Street - Suite 2900 | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Autism Research Fundraising Dinner Pairing

Club Ilia and Central City Brewing are raising funds for Autism Research at SFU! Join us for a special partnered dinner pairing

Burnaby | Club Ilia | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Comor Buy NIght

It's that time of year again!!! As you all know, this season is going to be unreal. Cypress opens tomorrow, and Whistler is getting dumped on.

North Vancouver | 1445 Main St | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Active Life / Health

The Entrepreneurial Artist - Digital Marketing Essentials

Digital Marketing Essentials – a broad stroke overview of the elements involved to maximize your digital marketing efforts

Vancouver | Carousel Theatre for Young People | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Business / Finance

Death From Above with guests The Beaches

Death from Above is a Canadian punk rock duo from Toronto, Ontario. Death From Above have announced that their third full-length album Outrage!

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Golden Ears Writers

If your artistic medium is the written word, join Golden Ears Writers for a series of adult events and workshops designed to build and nurture our local writing community

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Magical Evening of Dance & Illusions with OSLEN

Hosted by 溫哥華河石亞洲娛樂 River Rock Asian Entertainment

Surrey | Elements Casino | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Speaking of Dance Conversations: Marshall McLuhan and the Global Village: What effect is globalization having on the arts in Van

Free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society. Speaking of Dance is a platform for everyone to share and develop their observation and interpretation of dance

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture | Free

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Jazz @ the Smith

"Minemoto, Danderfer & Coon" Join us for a cabaret-style evening of contemporary Canadian jazz music

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Pi's AGM and Cocktail Party!

Come join Pi on November 21st for a quick AGM followed by great conversations, snacks and sensational cocktails! We're heading back to our friends at The Emerald, and you know their cocktails just can't be beat!

Vancouver | The Emerald | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Sing Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons – December 1963

Sing... Dig Down by MUSE in East Van & Kitsilano and December 1963 (Oh What A Night!) by Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons in North Van!

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Debaters

Part standup, part quiz show and part comedy competition, this long running CBC Radio audience favourite is always hilarious

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Assemblée générale annuelle

Notre saison 2016-2017 a été riche en défis et succès, et il est maintenant temps pour nous de vous en présenter le bilan.

Vancouver | Studio 16 | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Coco Love: Live

Coco Love Alcorn and her band are coming back to the Rio Theatre in Vancouver! They’ll be joined on stage by 6 local choirs over the 2 nights

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

Kid Cudi - Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ Tour

American recording artist Kid Cudi takes the stage at the PNE Forum on November 21. Kid Cudi has released six solo albums to date. His current tour features his latest album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’

Vancouver | PNE/Playland | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Improvisando! And Friends

Improvisando! and Friends invite you to a night of Music, Improv and Comedy. Our special guests are "Channel Moonbeam Improv Sing-Song Learning Storytime"

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy | Free

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

November 22, 2017

Wed

St. Paul’s Hospital Continuing Medical Education Conference for Primary Care Physicians

This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Alchemy of Group Facilitation

Finding meaningful and enduring solutions to real-life problems demands engagement with multiple interests across many lines of difference

Vancouver | SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs and a craft project

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 10:45 am | Kids | Free

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes

In collaboration with the Battle of the Brush, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden presents Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes, a two-phrase exhibition that shows the collective work of sixteen Vancouver-based artists

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Gentle Yoga - Fall

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:15 am to 11:30 am | Active Life / Health

Vancouver Christmas Market

A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market returns to its expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza

Vancouver | Vancouver Christmas Market | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Performing Arts

Jazz Night with Cory Weeds Quintet

In order to celebrate the release of Cory Weeds’ 12th record as a leader, Let’s Groove, this quintet will explore the upbeat, soulful melodies of Earth Wind and Fire

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Intro to Stained Glass

Learn how to make a stained glass sun catcher using the copper foil method

Vancouver | MakerLabs | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Workshop

Wonder Speaker Series: The Power of Play

Find new power in play and use it to turbocharge success, relationships, happiness and, ultimately, your life! Proceeds from this speaking engagement will go to the Wonder Gallery, a new, engaging and imaginative space for our youngest learners.

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

Just Music “We Effect”. Bill Stax, Swings, Black Nut, Goretexx, Giriboy, C Jamm, Osshun Gum, Genius Nochang, Hanyohan

VIP tickets include Early Entry, Group Photo, and Signed Poster

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Disney On Ice: Follow Your Heart

Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice!

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Sing Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - December 1963

Sing... Dig Down by MUSE in East Van & Kitsilano and December 1963 (Oh What A Night!) by Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons in North Van!

Vancouver | St James Community Square | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Music

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Debaters

Part standup, part quiz show and part comedy competition, this long running CBC Radio audience favourite is always hilarious

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Peter Mansbridge: Live Coast To Coast

Peter Mansbridge OC, is an English-born Canadian retired news anchor. From 1988 to 2017, he was chief correspondent for CBC News and anchor of The National, CBC Television's flagship nightly newscast

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Lecture

School Contemporary Arts Faculty Series: Henry Daniel - nómadas

Henry Daniel's latest work, nómadas is an audio/video installation and live performance that takes inspiration from the current large-scale movements of bodies across international spaces

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Coco Love: Live

Coco Love Alcorn and her band are coming back to the Rio Theatre in Vancouver! They’ll be joined on stage by 6 local choirs over the 2 nights

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The New Conformity

An award winning theatrical social commentary packed with high level circus skills. Smashing the audience’s preconceptions of the juggling arts, The New Conformity uses juggling as the background of a touching story with engaging silent characters and lau

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

The Shipment

SpeakEasy Theatre presents the West Coast Canadian premiere of Young Jean Lee’s provocative play; The Shipment

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius

First up is the world premiere production of The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius—our commissioned adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus by two-time Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Colleen Murphy

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

House Party - An Open Improv Jam

Instant Theatre proudly presents House Party! An open improv jam where students, performers, and brand new audience members can perform together!

Vancouver | Instant Studio | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Party | Free

In Circulation

Enjoy the dance works of Company 605. In Circulation is a mixed program of Company 605’s current repertoire, consisting of excerpts from two recent full-length works, Albatross and Vital Few, as well as the premiere of a brand new short piece

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents the 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver. Wen Wei Dance Dialogue

The 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver celebrates the energy and innovation of our contemporary dance scene: join us for four days of performances, showcasing some of British Columbia’s most exciting companies and artists

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Improvisando! And Friends

Improvisando! and Friends invite you to a night of Music, Improv and Comedy. Our special guests are "Channel Moonbeam Improv Sing-Song Learning Storytime"

Vancouver | XYYVR | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy | Free

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

November 23, 2017

Thu

St. Paul’s Hospital Continuing Medical Education Conference for Primary Care Physicians

This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Holiday Watercolour Cards

Paint your own unique watercolour greeting cards using poinsettia, holly and berries as your festive still life subjects

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Visual Arts

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes

In collaboration with the Battle of the Brush, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden presents Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes, a two-phrase exhibition that shows the collective work of sixteen Vancouver-based artists

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Classical Concert Series: La Modestine

Our popular Classical Concert Series continues year-round, and features fine performances by renowned performers every Thursday morning

West Vancouver | Silk Purse Arts Centre | 10:30 am to 12:00 am | Music

Vancouver Christmas Market

A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market returns to its expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza

Vancouver | Vancouver Christmas Market | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Women Against MS Luncheon

The Women Against MS Luncheon is an annual networking event in support of one of Canada’s leading health charities, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Vancouver | Fairmont Hotel | 11:30 am to 2:30 pm | Business / Finance

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Christmas at Canada Place

Capture the spirit of the season at Canada Place! Join us in celebrating the 30th annual Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver

Vancouver | Canada Place | 12:00 am to 11:00 pm | Family

SFU Puppy Therapy - Burnaby Campus

Add some self-care into your study routine and make time for an afternoon of canine cuddles

Burnaby | Simon Fraser University | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Julie Lebel & Shay Kuebler at Dance In Vancouver

Tricoter re-creates the spirit of a knitting circle. The dance winds and unwinds through and around the public who are arranged in the round. Yarn is integrated into the choreography and weaves an architecture that links public and place to the dancer

Vancouver | SFU Woodwards Atrium | 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm | Dance | Free

Raven Spirit Dance Hosts: IndigeDIV

IndigeDIV is an Indigenous led dance and conversation series hosted by Raven Spirit Dance Society congruent with the The Dance Centre's biennial Dance in Vancouver (DIV)

Vancouver | Vancouver International Film Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Dance | Free

Tanya Lukin Linklater Keynote + Meaningful Engagement: IndigeDIV

IndigeDIV is a dance and conversation series held on Indigenous Creative Territory. Keynote with Tanya Lukin Linklater

Vancouver | Vancouver International Film Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Performing Arts

Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

27th Annual Festival of Trees

Looking for a way to promote your business during the Christmas rush? Want a fun, team-building activity for your co-workers? Ready to kick off the holiday season with a festive event?

Langley | Newlands Golf & Country Club | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Party

Beyond the Blues: Hidden Depression in Children & Youth

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre brings you our Pinwheel Education Series event to acknowledge Beyond the Blues Education Days which is to learn more about what mental health actually looks like

Vancouver | The Chan Centre Auditorium Child & Family Research Institute Building | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health | Free

DIY Protest Craft Workshop

Prepare for the trenches and front lines of your next street protest with our three craft workshop stations. Guaranteed to have you primed for your next social justice assembly, march or protest

Vancouver | Museum of Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Workshop

Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction

Which came first? The science or the science fiction? Quite often they inspire each other and tonight we'll explore the real science between finding extraterrestrial worlds, and the potential for finding life!

Vancouver | H.R. MacMillan Space Centre | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

23 Make it pop! Quiz – Nerd Alert

The battle lines are drawn! It’s time for Make it pop! Quiz - Nerd Alert. This month it’s revenge of the nerds and we’re looking to find the biggest geeks

Vancouver | The Railway | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Show | Free

Princess Nokia at Celebrities - 2 Shows

A force to be reckoned with in the New York hip-hop scene, Harlem native Princess Nokia joins us on Thursday, November 23rd for an all ages early show & a 19+ late show

Vancouver | Celebrities Nightclub | 7:00 pm to 3:00 am | Music

Arch Enemy and Trivium

Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

A Better Man: Actions Matter

Join Reel Causes for the Vancouver Premiere of the NFB’s gripping documentary "A Better Man" in support of We Can BC and Battered Women’s Support Services

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Film

Disney On Ice: Follow Your Heart

Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice!

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Winona Wilde Album Release

Live in the WISE Lounge presents Winona Wilde.

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Musica in casa with Katz, Bélanger & Smith

Musica in casa - A series of intimate house concerts in support of the Vancouver Chamber Choir's fundraising efforts

Vancouver | West Point Grey | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Mockingjay: The Musical - A Hunger Games Musical

Good things come in threes... even angst filled dystopian musicals with kicky pop tunes. Mockingjay: The Musical concludes the adventures of Katniss Everdeen as she joins the rebels of District 13 in taking down President Snow and the Capitol

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

The Little Mermaid - The pantomime

Young Calypso is obsessed with the world above the waves. This causes problems in the undersea world ruled by the sea witch Ursula, especially since Calypso is a mermaid.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Action At a Distance

A special Celebrate Canada 150+ event, this performance will take place at Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

The Story of My Life: The Broadway Musical

The Story of My Life is a musical with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, and a book by Brian Hill and will be told concert style with minimal props, sets, or lighting

Vancouver | Canadian Music Centre in BC | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Musical

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hrajme Pikle presented by Theatre Around the Corner

Theatre Around the Corner invites you to a “world premiere” of the original play (by Nora Linhart) "Game On!" with the original music, lyrics and songs (by Jirka Vanourek)

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sleeping Beauty

The classic fairytale comes to life as a brand new, fun for all ages, non-traditional pantomime!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

School Contemporary Arts Faculty Series: Henry Daniel - nómadas

Henry Daniel's latest work, nómadas is an audio/video installation and live performance that takes inspiration from the current large-scale movements of bodies across international spaces

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Almost, Maine by John Cariani

A charming, almost-magical tapestry of the joys and perils of romance, set in one night in a small town in Maine

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

JFL Northwest Presents Drew Lynch

Drew Lynch is a stand-up comedian known for his severe stutter. He appeared on the tenth season of America's Got Talent and finished in second place

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Comedy

The New Conformity

An award winning theatrical social commentary packed with high level circus skills. Smashing the audience’s preconceptions of the juggling arts, The New Conformity uses juggling as the background of a touching story with engaging silent characters and lau

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

The Shipment

SpeakEasy Theatre presents the West Coast Canadian premiere of Young Jean Lee’s provocative play; The Shipment

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius

First up is the world premiere production of The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius—our commissioned adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus by two-time Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Colleen Murphy

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

In Circulation

Enjoy the dance works of Company 605. In Circulation is a mixed program of Company 605’s current repertoire, consisting of excerpts from two recent full-length works, Albatross and Vital Few, as well as the premiere of a brand new short piece

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Dance Centre presents the 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver. Ziyian Kwan - dumb instrument Dance + Meredith Kalaman

The 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver celebrates the energy and innovation of our contemporary dance scene: join us for four days of performances, showcasing some of British Columbia’s most exciting companies and artists

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

November 24, 2017

Fri

Christmas at Canada Place

Capture the spirit of the season at Canada Place! Join us in celebrating the 30th annual Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver

Vancouver | Canada Place | 8:00 am to 11:00 pm | Family

St. Paul’s Hospital Continuing Medical Education Conference for Primary Care Physicians

This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | 8:00 am to 8:00 pm | Lecture

Marisa Mary Myrah - Exhibition

Lost Birds and Small Things focuses on endangered songbirds and their habitat in Canada and abroad. Concerned about today’s social and environmental landscape, this series is a contemporary commentary and concern for the loss of species in a natural world

North Vancouver | North Vancouver District Hall | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Trout Lake Pottery Club Holiday Sale

Mark your calendars for the Holiday Pottery Sale at Trout Lake Community Centre. Come early to find your new favourite handmade treasure crafted by our talented studio members

Vancouver | Trout Lake Community Centre | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Kids Gallery at Surrey Museum

The sustainability focused Kids Gallery is all about fun. Check out the latest theme: food!

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 9:30 am to 5:30 pm | Exhibition | Free

Holiday Traditions Start At Vancouver Aquarium

Delight in Scuba Claus visits, magical aquatic displays, and special seasonal activities at Vancouver Aquarium this holiday season where you’ll create and continue traditions, making memories that will last a lifetime

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 9:30 am to 6:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Amazonia: The Rights of Nature

MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law

Vancouver | Museum of Anthropology at UBC | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

CFC-Youth East 2: Camp Origin

Camp Origin is a camp hosted by the East 2 chapter of the youth ministry of Couples for Christ (more commonly known as CFC-Youth). Our goal is to bring an opportunity to help you grow in a deeper and more personal relationship with Jesus Christ!

Surrey | Alexandra Neighbourhood House | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

A look at New Westminster’s saloons, breweries, distilleries, afternoon teas, soda fountains and other drinking habits, places and stories

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Emily Carr: Into the Forest

The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery’s collection is particularly rich in her forest paintings from the 1930s

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes

In collaboration with the Battle of the Brush, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden presents Crimson: Modern Culture through Artists’ Eyes, a two-phrase exhibition that shows the collective work of sixteen Vancouver-based artists

Vancouver | Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Sylvia Tait: Journey

Join us at the Burnaby Art Gallery for the exhibit of the renowned Canadian painter and printmaker Sylvia Tait

Burnaby | Burnaby Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 4:30 pm | Exhibition

Botanical Illustration

Learn how to draw plants from an aesthetic and botanical perspective while improving your observation and artistic skills

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 10:00 am to 12:30 am | Visual Arts

Vancouver Christmas Market

A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market returns to its expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza

Vancouver | Vancouver Christmas Market | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Canyon Lights by Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights!

North Vancouver | Capilano Suspension Bridge Park | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Family

Deer Lake Craft Festival

The Burnaby Arts Council is once again presenting the Deer Lake Craft Festival, coming Nov. 24 to 26 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 11:00 am to 7:00 pm | Festival | Free

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2017 at Dundarave Park

The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with on November 18th

West Vancouver | Dundarave Park | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Exhibition: Worlds of Wonders

Worlds of Wonder is an exhibition that will be held at the Deer Lake Art Gallery featuring the works of Nancie Green, Lynne Fahnestalk

Burnaby | Deer Lake Gallery | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

SFU Puppy Therapy - Burnaby Campus

Add some self-care into your study routine and make time for an afternoon of canine cuddles

Burnaby | Simon Fraser University | 12:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals

Christmas in Leigh Square

Start the holiday season off with days of fun-filled Christmas activities.

Port Coquitlam | Leigh Square | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Family | Free

Winter Artisan Market at Christmas in Leigh Square

Presented in partnership with the City of Port Coquitlam, join us for a weekend of holiday shopping and holiday cheer at Christmas in Leigh Square

Port Coquitlam | Leigh Square Community Arts Village | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Market | Free

Memory - History - Story Exhibition

This year’s teaching exhibition is a celebration of the first people of our country. Memory - History - Story is an exploration of our indigenous artists, their perspectives and voices, through the lens of Indigenous principles of learning.

North Vancouver | Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Exhibition: Andrew Dadson

The Contemporary Art Gallery will present the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by Vancouver-based artist Andrew Dadson. Although receiving great commercial attention and critical acclaim, Dadson has rarely shown in public institutions

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Visual Arts | Free

Dried Flower Arrangers’ Sale

Dried Flower Arrangers’ Show and Sale - all items available for purchase! Show and sale of dried flower wreaths, bouquets, topiaries, centerpieces, and arrangements created with materials grown at VanDusen Botanical Garden

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Show | Free

Christmas Fun & The Story

Kids, Parents & Grandparents! Join us for Crafts, Story-time, Singing & Mac ‘n Cheese! In the St Agnes Church Hall

North Vancouver | Saint Agnes Anglican Church | 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Family

Raven Spirit Dance Hosts: IndigeDIV

IndigeDIV is an Indigenous led dance and conversation series hosted by Raven Spirit Dance Society congruent with the The Dance Centre's biennial Dance in Vancouver (DIV)

Vancouver | Vancouver International Film Centre | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Dance | Free

Kurios by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm | Show

Italian Market - Christmas Edition

Welcome to the Italian Christmas Night Market!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Market

Work in Progress - Art Opening

Please join Jen Burgess and the team at Creative Coworkers on Friday November 24th to have a drink after work or after dinner and see some artwork before heading out to your late evening plans

Vancouver | Creative Coworkers | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

3rd Annual Vancouver Contact Improvisation Festival

The Vancouver Contact Improvisation Festival (VCIF) offers an inspiring weekend learning, and sharing experience, with highly regarded teachers from Canada and the United States

Vancouver | The Dharmalab Community Centre | 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Dance

Hopscotch Festival - Grand Tasting Hall

The Grand Tasting Hall is filled with Craft and Premium Beers, Spirits from around the globe, the most delicious of Scotch and all other Whiskies, as well as a selection of wines and spectacular food

Vancouver | PNE Forum | 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Food / Wine

Orpheum 90 Celebration

Let’s party like it's 1927! An evening of celebration, silent film, and live vaudeville, with your hosts Bill Richardson and Maestro Bramwell Tovey

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

25toLife Presents: Ring Pops & Bass Drops

Come out and fix your nostalgic needs at The Pint Public House as 25toLife hosts our 90’s and 00’s theme pub night! For $20, enjoy a burger + beer and immerse yourself with good music and good people

Vancouver | The Pint | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Friday Night Dance

Drop-in Lessons and Practice Dances at The ACT Arts Centre. These dances are a fun way to learn new dance styles or practice what you’ve already learned, see old friends and make new ones

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Double Speak: D'Alaska/From Alaska

In association with Rice and Beans theatre, our first script is D’Alaska/From Alaska, written by Sébastien Harrisson and translated by Leanna Brodie.

Vancouver | The Fishbowl | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Harpdog Brown & The Travelin' Blues

Harpdog Brown is a gifted vocalist and an imaginative harmonica player

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Music

Disney On Ice: Follow Your Heart

Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice!

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Passion for Justice 2017

Party with Pivot, all in support of the Pivot Foundation’s ongoing work fighting for human rights and social justice across Canada

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 7:00 pm to 1:00 am | Charity / Fundraising

The Tour by Warehaus dance collective

There is a lot happening in November and we've made it easy to see two shows in one night!

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Dance

2017/18 Speaking of Dance Conversations: Speaking of Dance Pre-show Talk

Free public dialogues and roundtable conversations about the world of dance, contextualizing it within culture and society. Speaking of Dance is a platform for everyone to share and develop their observation and interpretation of dance

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:15 pm to 8:00 pm | Show | Free

Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins

Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted by hidden desires and expectations, showcases our uber-talented BFA Actors and their design colleagues from the BFA Theatre Design and Production programs

Vancouver | Frederic Wood Theatre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Coming Up for Air at the Kay Meek Centre

Written by Orwell in 1938 and published in 1939, Coming Up for Air captures pre-war anxiety, tension between nostalgia and progress and deals with similar political and societal themes of Orwell’s masterwork 1984

West Vancouver | Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Tell Me Your Nightmares - November Show

A live podcast taping where local comedians and performers talk about their nightmares, your nightmares and everything having to do with waking up screaming in a cold sweat!

Vancouver | Goldies | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

The Day Trippers and Byrd Dawg

We're very pleased to announce our upcoming special one night only event

Maple Ridge | The ACT Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Music

Mockingjay: The Musical - A Hunger Games Musical

Good things come in threes... even angst filled dystopian musicals with kicky pop tunes. Mockingjay: The Musical concludes the adventures of Katniss Everdeen as she joins the rebels of District 13 in taking down President Snow and the Capitol

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Theatre

The Little Mermaid - The pantomime

Young Calypso is obsessed with the world above the waves. This causes problems in the undersea world ruled by the sea witch Ursula, especially since Calypso is a mermaid.

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Piano Fireworks - Asiya Korepanova in recital

Pianist Asiya Korepanova is a creative force. For her, expression is not one discipline at the expense of others: all fields are expressions of facets of the same diamond

Vancouver | St. Helen's Anglican Church | 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm | Music

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upsi

Vancouver | Concord Pacific Place | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Show

Syd "Always Never Home" Tour

R&B singer, performer and frontwoman of The Internet, on tour to support her upcoming new solo release “Always Never Home”

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Action At a Distance

A special Celebrate Canada 150+ event, this performance will take place at Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

The Rural Alberta Advantage with special guests Yukon Blonde

The Rural Alberta Advantage is a Canadian indie rock band that formed in 2005 in Toronto. The band consists of Nils Edenloff on lead vocals and guitar, Robin Hatch on keyboards, bass, and backing vocals, and Paul Banwatt on drums

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Satellites

This play is a dark comedy about betrayal and loneliness in a city that has started to lose its identity, where characters orbit each other looking for connection and ultimately, love

Vancouver | Performance Works | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Hrajme Pikle presented by Theatre Around the Corner

Theatre Around the Corner invites you to a “world premiere” of the original play (by Nora Linhart) "Game On!" with the original music, lyrics and songs (by Jirka Vanourek)

Port Moody | Inlet Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sink Or Swim By Beverley Elliott

An evening of song and story with Beverley Elliott from ABC Television’s hit series Once Upon a Time. Beverley Elliott last graced the Gateway Studio in 2015 with her smash hit cabaret show …didn’t see that coming.

Richmond | Gateway Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Sleeping Beauty

The classic fairytale comes to life as a brand new, fun for all ages, non-traditional pantomime!

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

School Contemporary Arts Faculty Series: Henry Daniel - nómadas

Henry Daniel's latest work, nómadas is an audio/video installation and live performance that takes inspiration from the current large-scale movements of bodies across international spaces

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Show

Almost, Maine by John Cariani

A charming, almost-magical tapestry of the joys and perils of romance, set in one night in a small town in Maine

Vancouver | Pacific Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the 60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Volkswagen presents Warren Miller’s - Line of Descent

This year, don’t miss Warren Miller’s Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. Travel the globe, by land, air, and sea, exploring the ties that bind us. Visit skiing icons who have made the mountains their home and raised the next generation of winter ad

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

The New Conformity

An award winning theatrical social commentary packed with high level circus skills. Smashing the audience’s preconceptions of the juggling arts, The New Conformity uses juggling as the background of a touching story with engaging silent characters and lau

North Vancouver | Presentation House Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

The Shipment

SpeakEasy Theatre presents the West Coast Canadian premiere of Young Jean Lee’s provocative play; The Shipment

Vancouver | Vancity Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 10:15 pm | Theatre

Friday Night Live

Stories. Music. Life. Every Friday night is something different- a chance to gather the community, share something amazing and go out into the night having witnessed creativity in action

North Vancouver | Lynn Valley United Church | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius

First up is the world premiere production of The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius—our commissioned adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus by two-time Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Colleen Murphy

Vancouver | The Cultch | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Farzad Farzin Live in Vancouver - Asheghaneh Tour 2017

Farzad Farzin, the voice of love, for the first time in Vancouver, on Friday, November 24th, 2017. His show, a spectacular mix of new and classic hits, radiates pure energy with his always present emotional connection to his audience

North Vancouver | Centennial Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Lost Souls of Gastown - Vancouver Walking Tour

The Lost Souls of Gastown is a Gothic Theatre Adventure, based on Vancouver's earliest and darkest history. Please do not expect a conventional walking tour or a ghost tour

Vancouver | Starting in Cathedral Square, Richards at Dunsmuir | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Exhibition

In Circulation

Enjoy the dance works of Company 605. In Circulation is a mixed program of Company 605’s current repertoire, consisting of excerpts from two recent full-length works, Albatross and Vital Few, as well as the premiere of a brand new short piece

Burnaby | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

The Tenors: Christmas Together Tour

The Tenors will embark on a 16-city North American tour beginning November 18

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Dance Centre presents the 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver. Karen Jamieson/Margaret Grenier + Lesley Telford/Inverso

The 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver celebrates the energy and innovation of our contemporary dance scene: join us for four days of performances, showcasing some of British Columbia’s most exciting companies and artists

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Dance

Blue Moon Marquee with The Milk Crate Bandits & Gillian Moranz

Live in the WISE Lounge presents Blue Moon Marquee welcome home party with Home Town WISE Lady Gillian Moranz and The Milk Crate Bandits

Vancouver | The Wise Hall & Lounge | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Studio 58 presents: Wilderness

Wilderness is an innovative new multimedia theatre piece that explores our collective search for connection and hope, as families grapple with the extraordinary pressures and complexities that accompany ‘coming of age’ in the 21st Century

Vancouver | Studio 58 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Honky Tonk Angels

A musical comedy by the creator of Always...Patsy Cline. First Impressions Theatre’s production of Honky Tonk Angels will be a welcome chance to hear this repertory, up close and real personal!

North Vancouver | Deep Cove Stage Society | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Campground: A Murder Mystery in the Woods (with music)

Lucas Myers’ observational humour and brilliant character work make this a hilarious theatrical experience!

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Troy Reid

A 20 year vet of the band “Troys’r’us” with a residency at the Roxy is just the start of his resume. His solo acoustic presence will send shivers down your spine

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Dance Mob

Dance Mob is a 3 piece band from the Pacific Northwest that has been pounding out the hits since 2004

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Lafflines Comedy Club : Kvon

K-von is a headlining comedian on the rise. The star of MTV's hit show "Disaster Date", he's also just received rave reviews on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing', SHOWTIME, CNN's "HLN", Good Morning America, BBC, & NPR to name a few

New Westminster | Lafflines Comedy Club | 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy

Blackout or Back Out

Here at Savage Entertainment we fully endorse buying things we don't need (jagerbombs x5) with money we don't have (student loans) to impress people we don't like (that special person you met 5 seconds ago that just makes you happy)

Vancouver | Republic Nightclub | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Nervo at Harbour Event Centre

Miriam Nervo and Olivia Nervo are Australian DJs better known by their stage name Nervo

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 4:00 am | Music

Talk Felty To Me: Dirty Puppet Improv

Instant Theatre is proud to present Talk Felty To Me - a night of explosively sexy/gratuitous/over-the-top improvised comedy that we just couldn’t show you on stage - unless we “did it” with puppets!

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

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Christmas at Canada Place

Capture the spirit of the season at Canada Place! Join us in celebrating the 30th annual Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver

Vancouver | Canada Place | 8:00 am to 11:00 pm | Family

Trout Lake Pottery Club Holiday Sale

Mark your calendars for the Holiday Pottery Sale at Trout Lake Community Centre. Come early to find your new favourite handmade treasure crafted by our talented studio members

Vancouver | Trout Lake Community Centre | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Market

Anonymous Art Show 2017 at the CityScape Community Art Space

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 13th Annual “Anonymous Art Show”

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Our annual holiday festivities begin Friday, November 24th and run through January 7th. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas

North Vancouver | Grouse Mountain Resort | 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Family

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations

Vancouver | Vancouver Police Museum | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Bamboo Clothing Co. & Friends: Holiday Benefit for Homeless

Welcome to Bamboo Clothing Co. & Friends Presents: A Holiday Benefit for the Homeless. With Special Guests Jodi Mossop and BarnacleBabes, our friend and yoga teacher

Vancouver | Bamboo Clothing Co | 9:00 am to 8:00 pm | Active Life / Health