Halloween is behind us, the temps are cooling off to get us into the mood for the Holidays to come but the entertainment in these picks of the week keep things warm
Witch: Touchstone Theatre’s 2022/2023 season continues with Dora Mavor Award-Winning playwright Kat Sandler’ YAGA, a genre-bending comedic thriller that conjures the dark magic of wicked old witch and legendary Slavic anti-hero, Baba Yaga, running to November 5, 2022 at The Cultch Historic Theatre.
Festival: The 19th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival before it wraps up on November 6, featuring s a line-up of free and ticketed, live and online events filling the Eastside neighbourhood with music, stories, poetry, theatre, ceremony, films, dance, readings, forums, workshops, discussions, gallery exhibits, art talks, history talks and history walks.
Jazz: November 3-5 at IronWorks in Gastown, Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, in association with the DTES Heart of the City Festival and Music on Main’s Modulus Festival, presents IronFest III, a diverse, three-night series of fresh, expressive music by local bands and musicians matched with players from around the world.
Live: 2022 Modulus Festival, invites audiences to engage in the live music, hear performances by legendary composers, and learn and discover something new from November 3-8, 2022 at various locations
Chutzpah: From November 3-24, The Chutzpah! Festival returns with 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.
Peaceful: With the assistance of musica intima, Capella Borealis, and the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Vancouver honours the 350th anniversary of composer Heinrich Schütz’s death with the concert From War to Peace: Heinrich Schütz and His Time, Saturday November 5 at St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church
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 opens November 4th at Vancouver Convention Centre East
KitKat: There’s just a few days left for Vancouver audiences to be transported back in time to the Weimar-era Kit Kat Club, as Raincity Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical, Cabaret, closing November 5th, at 191 Alexander St in historic Gastown
Cocktails: November 2 and 3, Executive Chef Hector Laguna and Head Bartender Jeff Savage of the Fairmont Pacific Rim’s renowned Botanist, welcome Mexico City’s acclaimed Hanky Panky cocktail bar in creating a Día de los Muertos collaborative dinner and cocktail experience.
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.
Festival: Now on until November 8th at Presentation House Theatre, the 2nd annual STAND Festival, co-presented by Presentation House Theatre and Blackout Art Society a celebration by and for immigrant and refugee artists at PHT.
Life: Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts welcomes World Premiere of Theatre Replacement’s Best Life an immersive and relational work, performed by an audience, for an audience, November 2-5 at the Studio Theatre.
Miss: Celebrated singer, poet and actor Kris Demeanor and bass-player Gilles Fornier join singer/songwriter Little Miss Higgins on stage Friday night at The Shadbolt James Cowan Theatre
Elders: This weekend, November 5-6 and next weekend, Zee Zee Theatre honours the protest and perspectives of Vancouver’s Rainbow Elders, with a free in-person and interactive storytelling event at the Vancouver Public Library, Central Library.
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 November 3-20 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, November 3-13