All Arts Events

Oct 25 Sat
Mushtari Begum Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance
Oct 25, 6-11 pm
Massey Theatre
735 8th Ave., New West
The Ghazal/Tabla Wizard, the internationally renowned Cassius Khan presents the Mushtari Begum Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance with the finest Indian Classical musicians and dancers from Canada and abroad. Featuring Kathak dancer Amika Kushwaha, Sarangi Maestro Dr. Deepak Paramashivan, and Carnatic Vocalist Kirthana Iyer alongside her troupe, Abhishek Iyer on Tabla and Mukund Shankar Krishnan on Violin. When your ears begin to see the eyes listen
Oct 25 Sat
Northern Resonance
Oct 25, 7:30 pm
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
2350 - 148th Street, Surrey, BC
Performance of sacred & secular Classical, Contemporary & Jazz by Lyric Singers and their guest choir, Sonus Boreal from Snohomish, WA. Great variety, energy and beauty!
Oct 25 Sat
Painting Magnificent Coastal Forests With Sandi Henrich
Oct 25, 11 am–1:45 pm, 11 am–1:45 pm
808 Richards, Vancouver
At ArtStarts on Saturdays, kids can explore painting magnificent coastal forests with artist Sandi Henrich. Learn how Emily Carr developed a unique artistic style to express her love of BC's trees. Explore the concepts of foreground, middle-ground and background in your art while using oil pastels and paints to build up a layered composition that expresses how you feel about the forest landscape. Sessions start at 11am and 1pm. Admission is free. Ideal for ages 6-12, but all are welcome.
Oct 25 Sat
Russell Kaback
Oct 25, 7 pm
Falconetti's East Side Grill
1812 Commercial, Vancouver
Massachusetts soul/folk singer-songwriter plays Vancouver on Pacific Northwest tour in support of debut CD. From the spiritual blues of Van Morrison’s Street Choir to the mystical lyricism of Bob Marley and George Harrison, Kaback’s smooth vocals and rich composition appeal to a broad audience.
Oct 25 Sat
Sharing Our Stories
Oct 25–Mar 29, 2015
Community History Centre
3203 Institute Road, North Vancouver
The exhibit, Sharing Our Stories: Preserving Multicultural Histories on the North Shore, features oral histories and memory boxes highlighting the experiences of some of our Canadian Iranian residents. They speak to why they chose to live here, and about their challenges creating new lives on the North Shore.
Oct 25 Sat
Sultans of String
Oct 24, 25, 8 pm
Orpheum Theatre
601 Smithe, Vancouver
Conductor John Morris Russell, the Sultans of String, and the VSO perform works by Smetana, Sarasate, Bizet, and Saint-Saëns.
Oct 25 Sat
Suor Angelica
Oct 24, 25, 7:30-9:30 pm
Marpole United Church
1296 W. 67th
Opera Mariposa's acclaimed performers present Puccini's operatic masterpiece about loss and redemption. Featuring a powerful new interpretation along with the timeless music of what Puccini considered his finest score, the production will also include a concert of Italian opera highlights performed by award-winning singers from across North America.
Oct 26 Sun
Boo-lesque Spooktacular
Oct 26, doors 8, show 9 pm
Biltmore Cabaret
2755 Prince Edward, Vancouver
Kitty Nights Burlesque presents the seventh annual event with performances by the Purrrfessor, Spooksy Delune, Miz. B. Haven, Lucious Ness, Bloody Betty, Calamity Kate, and Burgundy Brixx.
Oct 26 Sun
Luca Pisaroni
Oct 26, 3 pm
Vancouver Playhouse
Hamilton & Dunsmuir, Vancouver
Vancouver Recital Society presents the Vancouver debut of the Italian bass-baritone, who will be performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Schubert.
Oct 26 Sun
Opera Tea in the Garden
Oct 26, 2 pm
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
6804 SW Marine, Vancouver
Performance by the UBC Opera Ensemble.