Halloween activities have wrapped up, and we still have a load of entertainment filling the picks of the week as we lead the way into November.
Modern: Imagine Picasso brings the works of another Master, of modern art, to life in another brilliant immersive exhibition at Vancouver Convention Centre East (Canada Place) showing until January.
Music : The 10th Modulus Festival presented by Music on Main returns to stages live and in-person, from November 5th to 10th, continuing Music on Main’s tradition of giving audiences the opportunity to sample new music.
Artists: Until November 7th, Blackout Arts Society and Presentation House Theatre are presenting the inaugural STAND Festival, a live and livestreamed celebration by and for immigrant and refugee theatre artists, at Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver.
Exhibition: Opening tomorrow, November 4, until March 27, 2022 at MOA, Sankofa: African Routes, Canadian Roots shines a light on the different ways of understanding the world through the lenses of African and Black communities by exploring and celebrating the relationships between traditional and contemporary African art and Black Canadian contemporary art.
Festival: The Chutzpah! Festival makes its return to stages and screens starting tomorrow, November 4th, bringing three weeks of exciting and dynamic performances including music, theatre, comedy, and dance highlighting the joy of coming back together.
Dance: November 4-6 Ballet BC marks its return to live performances with Untold + Give featuring a collection of three fresh works created for Ballet BC by exciting Canadian choreographers
Family: Livestreaming until November 7th from The Cultch, we the same is a powerful tale of family, survival, and reconciliation between generations seeking to understand each other’s experiences.
Kicks: Whitecaps FC play their final regular season home match at BC Place on Sunday afternoon when they host Seattle Sounders.
Festival: The 18thAnnual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival continues to bring events to East Van until Sunday November 7
Stage: Part of the Heart of the City Festival, Alley Theatre in partnership with Good Night Out Vancouver, is presenting the world premiere of #whatnow, a moving, docu-theatre performance at the Russian Hall
Series: Also part of Heart of the City Festival, The Firehall Arts Centre, in partnership with Vancouver Moving Theatre, presents Openings: A Cultural Sharing from November 6 a series of conversations and presentations with Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and Artists
Stories: The Chinatown Storytelling Centre at 168 East Pender, opens November 6th, sharing the incredible stories from the community, which have collectively shaped Vancouver and the nation as a whole.
Circus: Tonight, The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby welcomes singer-songwriter Desiree Dawson to the stage, then Forev Circus dazzles the audience with acrobatics on Saturday and Sunday
West: For a limited run, experience The Real Wild West, a unique look over the American West playing at FlyOver Canada from November 4 until December 5
Yoko: Until May 2, 2022, Vancouver Art Gallery presents GROWING FREEDOM: The instructions of Yoko Ono / The art of John and Yoko celebrating the work of the renowned conceptual and performance artist.
Gallery: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is presenting the Canadian premiere exhibition of Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery, a solo exhibition by award-winning designer, artist, and activist Sho Sho Esquiro on show until June 5, 2022
Canoe: In the Vancouver Maritime Museum’s featured exhibition, on until July 3, 2022, Canoe Cultures :: Ho’-ku-melh War Canoes and the Gifts They Carry Forward, Indigenous artists and knowledge holders share their gifts through the war canoe in this multi-sensory journey.
Skate: Now on view until next year at MOV: Boarder X is a travelling exhibition that features work by contemporary artists from Indigenous nations across Canada, drawing parallels to urban areas prohibiting skateboarding, related to the landscapes and territories we occupy.