All Arts Events

Nov 26 Wed
Nov 26, 6 pm
The Paper Hound
344 W. Pender
Author Michael Hetherington launches his new novel Hooked with a reading and book signing.
Nov 26 Wed
How I Lost It
Nov 26, 8 pm
Cottage Bistro
4470 Main, Vancouver
Have you ever wanted to hear a bunch of comedians talk about how they lost their virginity? Of course you have! Come out for an evening of awkward, uncomfortable, and hopefully funny stories about one of the most awkward, uncomfortable and hopefully unfunny moments we go through.
Nov 26 Wed
Live at the Commodore
Nov 26, 7 pm
Commodore Ballroom
918 Granville, Vancouver
Aaron Chapman launches his book Live at the Commodore, an illustrated history of the Vancouver concert venue. Registration required. Hosted by Grant Lawrence.
Nov 26 Wed
Music for Winds, Brass, and Percussion
Nov 26, 7:30 pm
Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre
Douglas College. 700 Royal Ave., New West
Featuring the Douglas College Concert Band, directed by John van Deursen, and the Douglas College Percussion Ensemble, directed by Robert Caldwell
Nov 26 Wed
Musica in casa 2
Nov 26, 7:30 pm
Casa Miles/Nowell
3550 W. 17th, Vancouver
The Vancouver Chamber Choir presents soprano Jane Long and pianist Jane Coop in a program of works by Beethoven, Poulenc, and Debussy. Includes wine and cheese from the Loire Valley.
Nov 26 Wed
Santa Claus the Panto
Nov 26–Dec 7, 7:30 am, 7:30 am
Surrey Arts Centre
13750 88th Ave., Surrey, Surrey
Santa has decided that he needs to change with the times. But how will the world react to a low-fat, iPhone using, yoga practicing Santa Claus? And what happens when a clever coal salesman tries to convince Santa that every kid in the world is more naughty than nice? Find out at the Surrey Arts Centre this Christmas!
Nov 26 Wed
The Critical Hit Show
Nov 26, 8 pm
Rio Theatre
1660 E. Broadway, Vancouver
Doors 7pm / Show 8pm * 19+ only with bar service. Please bring 2 pieces of ID. The live, smash hit epic comedy returns! Join Vancouver’s best comedic performers at The Rio Theatre as they quest for glory and snacks in this live, improvised spectacular inspired by the world’s most popular role playing game. For over two years, The Critical Hit Show has been playing to massive audiences month after month, and the epic adventure continues And remember, you don’t need to know anything about gaming to have a great time. All you need is to know how to have fun! More monsters! More Magic! More Mayhem! More Off-Brand soda! THE ADVENTURERS Eric Fell as The Dungeon Master Ian Boothby as Benoit the Anointed, the Half-Elf Cleric Joanna Gaskell as Edda, the Elf Barbarian Barbara Kozicki as Ingrid, the Halfling Fighter Allen Morrison as Spitz Luben, the Human Wizard Shaun Stewart as Brask Hellbeard, the Dwarf Bard
Nov 26 Wed
TWU Chamber Music Night
Nov 26, 7:30 pm
Trinity Western University
7600 Glover Rd., Langley, Langley
On November 26 at 7:30pm, Trinity Western University's School of Arts, Media + Culture (SAMC) will present the intimate Chamber Music Night featuring the piano, violin, and cello performing all four movements of Johannes Brahms’ Piano Trio No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 101. The piano trio is coached by Vancouver Opera violinist Heilwig von Koenigsloew. Under the direction of SAMC Music professor Jon Thompson, the SAMC Renaissance Singers will perform the 16th Century Missa Pange Lingua, one of the most famous mass settings by Franco-Flemish composer Josquin des Prez.
Nov 26 Wed
Voices in Colour
Nov 26, 28, 7-9:30 pm
SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W. Hastings, Vancouver
Studio Cloud 30′s forty-member vocal ensemble will perform contemporary pop, R&B, gospel and reggae songs in a one of a kind choral and multi-media experience VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 27, 2014 – Studio Cloud 30, Vancouver’s leading talent development agency, has partnered with cultural and community engagement staple SFU Woodwards to co-present Top Line Vocal Collective in the “Voices In Colour” concert Wednesday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 28 at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. With support from local sponsors CIBC, Mini Yaletown and Cactus Club Cafe, this red carpet event will feature a diverse range of contemporary hits from popular artists such as En Vogue, Fleetwood Mac, Lorde and Michael Jackson. Partial proceeds will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. "We are delighted that Topline Vocal Collective has chosen us to be their charity of choice," said Liz Harris, Executive Director, BC/Yukon Region, LLS. "As a registered charity, we are dependent on the support of individuals, corporations, foundations, and community organizations." Founded in February 2013, the Top Line Vocal Collective is a forty-member, community based choral ensemble comprised of some of Vancouver’s most celebrated voices. The “Voices In Colour” concert will showcase special surprise guests and the diverse talent of the Top Line Vocal Collective through a mix of inspiring performances by the whole vocal collective and a number of smaller ensembles. Throughout the concert, guests will be treated to a visual multi-media experience including the debut music video screening of “Lifeboat” by R&B/Soul recording artist and Top Line Director Warren Dean Flandez.
Nov 27 Thu
A Twisted Christmas Carol
Nov 27–Dec 27
Revue Stage
1601 Johnston, Granville Island, Vancouver
The Arts Club Theatre Company presents an improv twist on Charles Dickens's holiday classic. Originally produced and written by Rock Paper Scissors.