Picks of the Week – November 6, 2019

Whether you’re someone who starts the Holiday Season as soon as Halloween passes, or not, there’s plenty to see and do in the picks this week!

Dumpling: Vancouver Foodster’s Dumpling Fest returns for another year tonight, visiting restaurants from Little Saigon, Chinatown and South Granville areas of Vancouver. 

FestChutzpah Festival continues to bring theatre, dance, comedy and more entertainment to the City until November 24th.

Vocals: Renowned vocalist Rufus Wainwright performs with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Wednesday night.

Musical: American Idiot, Green Day’s award-winning, Broadway rock musical comes to Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver presented by local production company URP, until November 10th.

Co.ERASGA’s Passages of Rhythms

Premiere: Co.ERASGA Dance Company presents the world premiere of acclaimed dancer and choreographer Alvin Erasga Tolentino’s Passages of Rhythms, a trio of duets celebrating three different dance genres at The Nest on Granville Island, November 6 – 9th.

Pop: Friday night, Queen Elizabeth Theatre hosts Ladies and GentleMAN, an Evening with Jason Mraz & Raining Jane

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.

Tetsuro Shigematsu photo: Chris Randle

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.

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.

The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito

Carousel: The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito presented by Carousel Theatre For Young People is new play by Canadian playwright Tomson Highway bringing puppetry, fantastic costumes, music, and Cree language into Waterfront Theatre until November 10th.

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.

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

Rock: Victoria’s Current Swell are sure to fill the Commodore Ballroom on Friday, November 8th.

Reggae: Big Sugar brings their rock/reggae style to the Commodore Ballroom stage on Saturday evening.

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