As we move later into November, we tick closer to the Holidays and find the city trying to brighten up our lives for a very different Season ahead.
Opera: November 22 streamed live from Chan Centre for Performing Arts, UBC Opera students present two different casts performing online concerts of opera favourites, from Dido and Aeneas, Così fan tutte, Lucia di Lammermoor, Simone Boccanegra, Tosca, HMS Pinafore, The Mikado, Candide and others.
Pop-Up: Get your holiday shopping at the Sweet Thea Holiday Pop-Up! the store is located at 4305 Main Street, (at 27th) until Sunday, December 27.
Culture: It’s the final weekend to explore Vancouver’s Eastside Arts District’s artists and creators before the 24th annual Eastside Culture Crawl wraps for another year.
Art: SUM gallery, Vancouver’s queer mandated visual art gallery is welcoming its newest exhibition – Time-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations — A Geoff McMurchy Retrospective – running until December 1st.
Drag: Saturday evening on Facebook, watch The Virtual Drag Show Canada: An evening of impersonation hosted by Mina Mercury and featuring Chad Michaels and a host of drag impersonations from coast to coast to coast
Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company’s Fall Theatre Trio of plays with Buffoon clowning around until December 6th at the Granville Island Stage.
Pod: The third edition of Vancouver Podcast Festival, finds itself ‘At Home’. Presented by DOXA, Documentary Film Festival, this year’s virtual festival takes place November 18-22, 2020 online.
Museum: The Museum of Vancouver has lowered its entry fare for the remainder of 2020 and welcomes a host of new exhibits this autumn, including; c??c??wit?l’| helping each other | ch’áwatway a showcase for 2019 YVR Art Foundation scholarship recipients final works, on view until December 9th
Premiere: Onstage until November 22 at Firehall Arts Centre (with strict covid safety protocols) Michele Riml’s The Amaryllis is a mystery about what it really takes to grow and a comedy about what it really takes to change.
Lights: Lumiere 2020 is back to brighten our evenings with its annual interactive and mesmerizing light installations at English Bay and Jim Deva Place until November 30
Page: Sunday, Presentation House Theatre features its monthly Off the Page, a live-streamed rehearsed reading of award-winning Vancouver playwright Dave Deveau’s provocative drama, Lowest Common Denominator
Sounds: The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra’s annual Global Soundscapes Festival is returning with an online line-up of international music being released throughout November.
Festival: The 20th Annual Chutzpah! Festival is returns November 21 – 28, as a virtual program, with special intimate shows live streamed from the stage of the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre.
Cabaret: If you’re on Vancouver Island, visit The Playbill Dining Room at Chemainus Theatre is bringing back live entertainment with its Cabaret Series throughout November and December
Centennial: The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Art continues its celebration of the artist’s extraordinary life and legacy, To Speak With a Golden Voice, run until April 11, 2021
Anthropologie:MOA at UBC Kent Monkman’s timely exhibition, Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience is on display until January 3, 2021.
Fly: This is the last week to soar over Iceland, before the limited return engagement closes, at FlyOver Canada, and the Christmas Experience Soar With Santa opens November 19th.