While this lingering sunny weather continues to remind us of summer, the Fall season’s entertainment is truly in full swing with these picks of the week
Reconciliation: In the lead up to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Royal BC Museum in Victoria offers a series of gatherings to honour, to remember, and to reflect in the IMAX Theatre.
Orange: BC Lions naturally honour Orange Shirt Day with their Friday September 30th game, the first 10,000 fans will receive a commemorative orange shirt.
Whitecaps: The Whitecaps FC Final Home Match of the season on Saturday is Fan Appreciation Match, also watch for the big orange jersey unveiled on centre field to honour Orange Shirt Day.
River: Coinciding with National Day of Truth & Reconciliation, Carousel Theatre for Young People begins its season, with with Frozen River | nîkwatin sîpiy a story of two eleven year olds born under the same moon, but in different parts of the world, from September 28 to October 16, 2022.
Biennale: The Polygon Gallery is the first stop on a nationwide tour of Stan Douglas’s Venice Biennale exhibition, 2011 ~ 1848, Local patrons will get to view the Canadian Premiere of the exhibition until November 6, 2022.
Exhibition: Coinciding with the Polygon show, 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.
Motherlovers: Hot Brown Honey – The Remix brings the brilliant troupe of Global First Nations women from down under back for more of the boisterous, bold, burlesque-inspired performances, at The Cultch York Theatre until October 8
Improv: Beginning September 30, The Improv Centre’s programming swings into the seasonal with Stage Fright: Murder at The Improv, a murder mystery-themed show running every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm.
Five: The Shadbolt Centre‘s Fall Season begins with The Five Vengeances, from Vancouver-based Affair of Honor, retelling a classic Jacobean revenge tragedy in the style of 1970’s kung-fu cinema, onstage until October 1
Dance: The Dance Centre in Vancouver gets its season under way with Global Dance Connections Series featuring the premiere of Kisiskâciwan by indigenous dancer/choreographer Jeanette Kotowich from September 30 to October 1
Films: Vancouver International Film Festival returns to cinemas for its 41st edition, September 29-October 9, with a lineup featuring nearly 130 feature films and 100 shorts screening
Ghosts: September 30 to October 15, Pacific Theatre presents Benevolence, the dark-comedy is a guest production by Ruby Slippers Theatre.
Multimedia: October 1 & 2, Presentation House Theatre, presents the multimedia production of Echoes from Far Away Cities based on true stories from Iran, by playwright, director, Amir N. Hosseini co-founder of Blackout Art Society