This week, please take a moment to honour the fallen as we highlight Remembrance Day concerts around the region, along with plenty of other picks of the week.
Ceremonies: While many November 11th Remembrance Ceremonies are again by invitation, Vancouver’s Victory Square and Victoria’s service at the BC Legislature will be broadcast live on Global and CHEK News respectively. The Legion BC/Yukon ceremony locator can help you find other services taking place around the region.
Sang: Chor Leoni performs We Sang Our Songs, a moving program of music and readings featuring diverse perspectives on war and injustice, at St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church November 10 at 7:30pm, and November 11 at 2pm and 5pm
Choir: Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir along with the Delta Concert Band perform a Remembrance Day Concert in South Delta November 11 at 2:30pm at the South Delta Baptist Church
Peace: From November 11th, Early Music Vancouver’s Digital Concert Hall features the on-demand performance of From War to Peace: Heinrich Schütz and His Time recorded November 5th at St Andrew’s-Welsey United.
Bach: The Vancouver Bach Choir opens its season November 12th with Reflections for our Times, featuring the world premiere of a new commission, ‘Memories of Self-Isolation’ by Canadian composer, Frank Horvat, also on the program is a ‘Mass for the Endangered’ by American composer, Sarah Kirkland Snider making its Western Canada premiere.
World: Caravan World Rhythms, brings three-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir to perform their new concert, “HOPE: It’s Been a Long Time Coming” on Saturday, November 12 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver and on Sunday, November 13 at the Royal Theatre, Victoria.
Beer: BC Beer Con, otherwise known as The BC Craft Brewers Conference, the annual networking and educational event hosted by the BC Craft Brewers Guild is bringing key stakeholders from the BC craft brewing industry together, in-person with public networking events at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster tonight and tomorrow.
Chutzpah: Until November 24, The Chutzpah! Festival has another exciting and dynamic lineup of music, theatre, comedy, dance and multimedia arts at venues across town including the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre, Wosk Auditorium, and the Sidney & Gertrude Zack Gallery, the festival hub at the JCC.
Hills: The hills are alive, as Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic musical The Sound of Music returns to the Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in previews from November 10
Dumplings: Those lucky to get tickets to Vancouver Foodster‘s sold out Dumpling Fest out and about the city tasting a sampling of the city’s favourite dumplings, if you’ve missed out, keep watch for VanFoodster’s next tasting sensation Pizza Crawl starting next week.
King: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time, this Winter’s not-to-be-missed event, the Canadian premiere of National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience runs until January 8 at Vancouver Convention Centre East
Exhibition: Griffin Art Projects presents Allegories of the Present, until December 11, 2022, a survey exhibition in celebration of the works of acclaimed Vancouver-born artist, photographer, filmmaker Stan Douglas and of his representation of Canada at this year’s Venice Biennale.
Teens: Western Gold Theatre presents the North American premiere of Matthew Whittet’s ground-breaking play Seventeen in which veteran stage actors take on the roles of present-day teenagers playing to November 20 at the Pal Studio Theatre
Film: The 2022 Vancouver Asian Film Festival brings 11 days of showcasing the works of Asian film makers and creators, until November 13
Fringe: Vancouver Fringe Festival presents a workshop production of The Frontliners by Zahida Rahemtulla. Playwrights Theatre Centre’s New Play in Development Prize 2022 takes a look at three frontline workers as they handle the stresses and strains of resettling refugee families in the Vancouver Housing Crisis in difficult circumstance, at Waterfront Theatre November 10-12 & 13.
Wilde: Metro Theatre is getting Wilde, as Oscar Wilde’s comedy The Importance of Being Earnest is on stage until November 20th.
Dance: Join DanceHouse as Digidance returns with its first digital production of the season, Paris Opera Ballet’s Play, streaming on-demand until November 27
Sale: Start your Christmas shopping with favourite items up to 75% off at the Herschel Warehouse Sale on Thursday to Sunday at Vancouver Convention Centre East (Canada Place)
Crafts: The premier showcase of Canadian craft and design, The Circle Craft Christmas Market opens today, and runs until Sunday at Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place.
Market: A favourite holiday tradition returns this weekend when the Vancouver Christmas Market opens. The traditional German Christmas Market runs November 12-December 24 at Jack Poole Plaza with holiday cheer and new many features for 2022.