Can you believe it’s already October?! The weather feels like Summer but this week the activities and entertainment are full of Fall.
Motherlovers: There’s only days left to get a taste of Hot Brown Honey – The Remix, 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
Films: Vancouver International Film Festival wraps up its 41st edition, Sunday October 9, with a lineup featuring nearly 130 feature films and 100 shorts screening, there’s bound to be something for everyone.
Scores: October 6th, VIFF invites you to spend An Evening with Michael Abels & the VSO at Vancouver Playhouse. Known for his score for the Jordan Peele films Get Out, Nope and Us, the program offers an intimate evening of insight, creativity, and performances of Abels’ music, featuring the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and two soloists: violinist John “Adidam” Littlejohn and soprano Tiffany Townsend.
River: Carousel Theatre for Young People production of Frozen River | nîkwatin sîpiy continues, a story of two eleven year olds born under the same moon, but in different parts of the world, until October 16, 2022.
Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company fall is full of laughs as the slapstick comedy Peter Pan Goes Wrong continues at the Stanley Stage, until October 16th, and previews begin October 6th for the new Canadian comedy Redbone Coonhound at Newmont Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre
Improv: The Improv Centre’s tries to get away with murder with Stage Fright: Murder at The Improv, a murder mystery-themed show running every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm until October 29
Burlesque: Surrey Civic Theatres presents Josephine, a burlesque cabaret dream play, a one-woman musical tells the story of Josephine Baker, the first African American international superstar, on the Main Stage of Surrey Arts Centre October 6 and 8
History: Josephine has brough friends to the Surrey Arts Centre to play alongside the one-woman show is Josie & Grace, a mostly historical cabaret dream play, which brings together the stories of
Josephine Baker, and the iconic, Academy Award winning actress and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, to the Main Stage of the Surrey Arts Centre October 5, 7 & 8.
Ghosts: Until October 15, Pacific Theatre presents Benevolence, the dark-comedy is a guest production by Ruby Slippers Theatre.
Bolt: The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby presents Diyet & the Love Soldiers this Thursday, October 6 @ 8pm ulti-ethnic heritage, and Indigenous worldview informs her unique and utterly engaging blend of alt-country, folk and roots-based music
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.
Aqua: The Vancouver Aquarium is offering FIN-tastic Fall Days filled with spooky family fun all month, inlcuding hands-on NEW Spooky Wet Lab and experience up-close encounters with colorful snakes, super cool spiders and more.
Frights: The highly anticipated Halloween event, Fright Nights at Playland, is back on select nights from October 7th to October 31st, transforming the park into a terrifying Halloween-themed experience with seven haunted houses, 19 hair-raising rides, creepy décor, roaming monsters and gripping live performances.