40 things to do in Vancouver this week, September 19 to 23

MONDAY: Brooklyn indie-rock quartet Plastic Picnic plays the Fox Cabaret.

MODAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of director Kevin Smith‘s new film Clerks III: The Convenience Tour.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY: new exhibition T. rex: the Ultimate Predator reveals the story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through life-sized models, fossil casts, and engaging interactives. The exhibition runs until January 22, 2023 at Science World.

Animal runs at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
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MONDAY TO FRIDAYCirque Alfonse leads a journey of discovery through a series of slightly surreal farm fables served up with a touch of irreverence in Animal, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY: in collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Museum of Vancouver is presenting the travelling exhibition Boarder X until October.

MONDAY TO FRIDAYUninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment gathers more than 200 works of art by a generation of painters, photographers, weavers, bead workers, and sculptors. Running until January 8, 2023, at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

TUESDAYTerrell Carver, professor of political theory at the University of Bristol, lectures on Marx and Democracy at SFU Harbour Centre.

TUESDAY: American R&B/soul singer and songwriter Lady Wray plays the Fox Cabaret.

Ibeya plays the Vogue Theatre.

TUESDAY: Afro-French Cuban soul duo Ibeya, consisting of twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz, plays the Vogue Theatre.

TUESDAY TO FRIDAYElemental Cinema brings together the collaborative film works of Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman, showing to December 11 at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.

TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: showing at the Museum of Anthropology of UBC until January 1 is Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Soñadores + creadores del cambio, which showcases the rich traditions of 33 Xicanx artists.

TUESDAY TO FRIDAYWe Were So Far Away is a travelling exhibition, showing at the Vancouver Maritime Museum until November 27, that uses first-person narratives and archival images to tell stories of the Inuit residential school experience.

TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: The Arts Club Theatre Company presents the international comedy sensation, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage until October 16.

TUESDAY TO FRIDAYNocturnes & other Works is an exhibition of paintings by David A. Haughton on display at Visual Space Gallery until September 28.

TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: the West Van Arts Council presents Introspections + Expressions, an exhibition of artworks by Sue Daniel and Paula Di Marco, at the Kay Meek Arts Centre until October 21.

Shakes the Clown screens at the Rio.

WEDNESDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of writer-director-star Bobcat Goldthwait‘s 1992 black comedy Shakes the Clown.

WEDNESDAY: American alt-country/rock band Wilco performs tunes off new album Cruel Country at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

WEDNESDAY: Welsh indie-rock Novo Amor plays the Commodore Ballroom.

WEDNESDAY: author Charles Van Sandwyk reads from one of his books and speaks about his work and influences at Roedde House Museum.

Kehlani plays the PNE Amphitheatre.

WEDNESDAY: American R&B/pop singer, songwriter, and dancer Kehlani plays the PNE Amphitheatre, with guest Rico Nasty.

WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY: the Bill Reid Gallery presents the exhibition True to Place: stímetstexw tel xéltel, which examines the work of 10 Northwest Coast Indigenous artists, until March 19, 2023.

WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY: drawing inspiration from the global political unrest seen in 2011, Stan Douglas presents 2011 ≠ 1848, four large-scale photographs and a two-channel video installation, showing until November 6 at the Polygon Gallery.

WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAYWestern Gold Theatre presents 90 Days, a play about the 1972 Ugandan forced exodus of its Asian community, 50 years later, running until September 25 at Pal Studio Theatre.

WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY: Dominican-born artist Tania Marmolejo’s first solo exhibition in Canada, The Dream and the Voyage, runs until October 1 at the Center of International Contemporary Art.

WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAYFirst impressions Theatre presents Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, a tribute to the legendary Man in Black, at Deep Cove Shaw Theatre until September 24.

WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY: North Vancouver Community Players present Alan Bennett’s series of solo pieces, Talking Heads (Lady of Letters & Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet) to September 24 at The Theatre at Hendry Hall.

The Eagles play Rogers Arena.

THURSDAY: legendary California rock band Eagles performs its Hotel California album in its entirety at Rogers Arena.

THURSDAY: Welsh post-hardcore trio Mclusky plays the Rickshaw Theatre.

THURSDAY: Mara Branscombe, author of Ritual as Remedy, leads a community ritual to honour the Harvest season at Jericho Beach.

THURSDAY: L.A. pop-rock band Lany plays the PNE Amphitheatre, with guests Surfaces and Annika Bennett.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes play the Harbour Event Centre.

THURSDAY: punk-rock supergroup Me First and the Gimme Gimmes plays the Harbour Event Centre, with guests Surfbort, Russian Tim, and Pavel Bures.

THURSDAY: surf-rock band the Hang-Ten Hangmen play LanaLou’s Restaurant, with guests the Dimes.

THURSDAY: American R&B singer-songwriter GIVĒON plays Malkin Bowl, with guests Jenevieve and Rimon.

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY: Jersey Boys, a tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, plays Blue Frog Studios in White Rock.

Khatia Buniatishvili performs at the Orpheum.

FRIDAY: pianist Khatia Buniatishvili joins conductor Otto Tausk and the Vancouver Symphony in the first of three nights at the Orpheum Theatre, performing works by Elgar, Tchaikovsky, and Ravel.

FRIDAY: electronic-music duo from Bellingham, Odesza, plays the PNE Amphitheatre, with guests Sylvan Esso, Elderbrook, and NASAYA.

FRIDAY: Halifax folk duo Mama’s Broke plays the Mel Lehan Hall at St. James.

FRIDAY: Nashville-based indie-rock artist Annie DiRusso plays the Fox Cabaret.

FRIDAY: opening of At the Centre of Community, an exhibition of Indigenous cultural practices, running until October 1 at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre.

Hot Brown Honey: The Remix opens at the York Theatre.

FRIDAY: opening night at the York Theatre of Hot Brown Honey: The Remix, in which a posse of World First Nations women smash stereotypes in a celebration of people’s similarities and differences.

  

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