With the Remembrance Day weekend behind us, and US Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Holiday Season is in full swing. Take your picks of the week’s picks to kickstart your festive spirit.
Fest: Chutzpah Festival continues to bring theatre, dance, comedy and more entertainment to the City until November 24th.
Change: Kismet, Things Have Changed is Chop Theatre’s decade-later, follow up to Kismet, one to one hundred, their celebration of ordinary people, at Shadbolt Centre November 14 – November 16
Exhibition: Until April 5, 2020, Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Out of Concealment, a solo exhibition by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, an innovative re-imagining of supernatural beings from the oral traditions of Haida Gwaii.
Bard: November 14th – 23rd, BlueShore Events, presents a CapU Theatre Department Production of Macbeth, with a twist. Setting The Scottish Play in a wizarding world similar to Harry Potter’s universe
Kabuki: The Cultch and Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (vAct) present Kuroko, a world premiere comedy from renowned playwright, Tetsuro Shigematsu, at The Cultch Historic Theatre, November 6-17, 2019.
Blog: Thursday at Timber, join in #Miss604Party celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Miss604.com Rebecca Bolwitt’s award-winning blog.
Crawl: The 23nd Annual Eastside Culture Crawl brings art lovers from all around Metro Vancouver to East Vancouver, November 14 to 17, 2019.
Craft: Get some Christmas shopping and inspiration at local Holiday Craft Fairs, this weekend support the artisans at Christmas At Hycroft, Westcoast Christmas Show and Crafty Affaire
Pop: Canadian songstress Jann Arden brings her charm and wit to the stage at River Rock Show Theatre for two shows, November 14 & 15.
Roots: American folk act, Birds of Chicago play the inaugural concert in the Deer Lake After Dark series in the James Cowan Theatre at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, on November 16.
Wine: Iconic Wineries of British Columbia in partnership with Science World at TELUS World of Science presents ‘Uncorked: A Celebration of the Science of Wine,’ a new wine-themed event unlike any other on Thursday, November 14th
BigTop: Cirque du Soleil brings their latest show, Luzia to the Big Top at Concorde Pacific Place, continuing through the end of the year
Installation: Full Circle First Nations Performance and the Vancouver Public Library co-host the art and film installation pîkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation until December 15th in the Samuel & Frances Belzberg Family Exhibit Space at Vancouver Central Library.
Tap: November 14th, The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series features the entertaining dancers of the Vancouver Tap Dance Society. Introduced by Artistic Director Andrew Nemr, the program showcases the infectious rhythms, technical skill and musicality of tap.
Sanity: Touchstone Theatre’s Certified, at Vancity Culture Lab until November 16, finds comedian and certified insane person Jan Derbyshire turning the audience into a mental health review board to help determine her current state of sanity.
VIVA: Friday, Vancouver Playhouse welcomes a rare showcase of female-led Mexican music as Las Estrellas de Vancouver join forces with Los Angeles-based guest singer Melinda Salcido, and the dancers of Nahualli Folklore for ¡Viva México!
Maria: How do you solve a problem like Maria? Find out as The Arts Club Theatre Company presents The Sound of Music at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage until January 5th