40 things to do in Vancouver this week, September 5-9
MONDAY: last day of the 2022 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), which features the Stars of the Peking Acrobats, SuperDogs, Flying Fools High Dive Show, Dueling Pianos, Electric Fire and the return of Summer Night Concerts.
MONDAY: new-wave/synth-pop artist from England, Gary Numan, plays the Commodore Ballroom.
MONDAY: the experimental art-rock duo Tonstartssbandht plays the Cabaret Fox in support of their new album Petunia.
MONDAY: as part of TAIWANfestthe Harmonia string ensemble highlights some of the musical stories that those in Taiwan and Southeast Asia can connect to Vancouver Art Gallery.
MONDAY: performances by American R&B/soul/funk singers Chaka Khan and Patti LaBelle at the PNE Amphitheater at the final show of 2022 PNE Summer Night Concerts series.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY: The Imitation Game: Visual Culture in the Age of Artificial Intelligencea new exhibition in progress at Vancouver Art Gallery until October 23, investigates the extraordinary uses (and abuses) of AI in the production of modern and contemporary visual culture around the world.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY: in collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Vancouver Museum presents the traveling exhibition Boarder X until October.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY: new exhibit T. rex: the ultimate predator reveals the story of the world’s most iconic dinosaur through life-size models, fossil casts and engaging interactive elements. The exhibition runs until January 22, 2023 at scientific world.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY: Not Invited: Canadian Women Artists of the Modern Era brings together over 200 works of art from a generation of painters, photographers, weavers, beaders and sculptors. Until January 8, 2023, at Vancouver Art Gallery.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY: All Under the Sun: In Memory of Andrew Gruft, one of the flagship exhibitions of the Capture Photography Festival, runs until September 11 at Vancouver Art Gallery.
TUESDAY: Normal Good is a comedy stand-up show hosted by Danika Thibault and Nathan Hare at The Lido.
TUESDAY: Australian pop singer-songwriter Clinton Kane plays the Vogue Theater.
FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: elementary cinema brings together the collaborative cinematographic works of Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman, screened until December 11 at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.
FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: showing at the UBC Museum of Anthropology until January 1 is Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Soñadores + creators of the cambiowhich showcases the rich traditions of 33 Xicanx artists.
FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: We were so far is a traveling exhibition presented at Vancouver Maritime Museum through November 27, which uses first-person narratives and archival footage to tell stories about the Inuit residential school experience.
FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: the Vancouver Canadians face Eugene Emerald in minor league baseball action at Nat Bailey Stadium.
WEDNESDAY: Canadian country music singer-songwriter Tim Hicks plays the Commodore Ballroomwith guest Robyn Ottolini.
WEDNESDAY: American indie rock bands idkhow & Joywave headline the Vogue Theater.
WEDNESDAY: The British prog-metal band Monuments plays the Rickshaw Theaterwith guests Essenger, Samy Bollerand No light escapes.
WEDNESDAY: Japanese singer, rapper, comedian and former YouTuber Joji plays the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center, with guests light brown and SavageRealm.
WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY: artist of Dominican origin Tania Marmolejofirst solo exhibition of in Canada, The dream and the journeyruns until October 1 at International Contemporary Art Center.
WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY: the Bill Reid Gallery presents the exhibition True to location: stímetstexw tel xéltelwhich examines the work of 10 Northwest Coast Indigenous artists, until March 19, 2023.
THURSDAY: Indonesian R&B/indie-folk singer-songwriter and record producer Niki performs Malkin bowl.
THURSDAY: Canadian punk band The Flatliners perform at Rickshaw Theater on his 20th anniversary tour.
THURSDAY: singer, songwriter and producer of electronic rock/alt-rock from New York, Two Feet, plays the Vogue Theater.
THURSDAY: Korean-Canadian singer-songwriter Junny performs at Harbor Events Center on his White Tour.
THURSDAY: A Mennonite to Remember is a free evening of poetry with Sarah Ens and Ellie Sawatzky at Massy Arts.
THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: The Arts Club Theater Company presents the international comedy sensation, peter pan is badto Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage until October 16.
THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: Western Gold Theater present 90 days, a play on the Ugandan forced exodus of its Asian community in 1972, 50 years later, until September 25 at Pal Studio Theater.
THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: First Impressions Theater present Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Casha tribute to the legendary Man in Black, to Deep Cove Shaw Theater until September 24.
THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: The Vancouver Fringe Festival offers 11 days of theater pushing the boundaries of performance artists from around the world at various venues across Vancouver.
THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: in the room of the Fringe Festival neurotic eroticism, until September 18 at improvisation centercontroversial author Esme JK Quimby (Regan Shrumm) reads from her latest novel, 50 Shades of Mourning: Neurotic Eroticism.
FROM THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: North Vancouver Community Actors present the series of solo pieces by Alan Bennett, Talking Heads (The Lady of Letters and Miss Fozzard find her feet) to September 24 at The theater at Hendry Hall.
FRIDAY: American comedian, podcaster, reality TV host and actor Bert Kreischer performs the first of two nights at the Queen Elizabeth Theater.
FRIDAY: screening at VIFF Center from director Teresa Alfeld’s 2022 rock documentary, Doug and the slugs and me.
FRIDAY: Nova Scotian indie-rock singer-songwriter Joel Plaskett plays the Commodore Ballroom.
FRIDAY: This other hunger is a solo exhibition of videos, textiles and sculptures by vanessa brownuntil November 6 at Richmond Art Gallery.
FRIDAY: Washington DC indie rock band The Flasher plays the Cabaret of the Fox.
FRIDAY: late night screening at Rio Theater from the 1982 Alan Parker film Pink Floyd The Wallfeaturing Bob Geldoff.
FRIDAY: inspired by the global political unrest observed in 2011, Stan Douglas present 2011 ≠ 1848four large-format photographs and a two-channel video installation, presented until November 6 at the Polygon Gallery.
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