All Arts Events

Oct 24 Fri
Carrie the Musical
To Oct 25
Jericho Arts Centre
1675 Discovery, Vancouver
Fighting Chance Productions presents the Canadian regional premiere of the musical based on Stephen King’s first novel, about Carrie White, an outcast who is bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too far, she’s not afraid to use it.
Oct 24 Fri
Cascadia: a Juried Exhibition of West Coast Flora and Fauna
To Nov 16
Surrey Art Gallery
13750 88th Ave., Surrey, Surrey
art by more than 30 artists from Surrey and the surrounding region who are exploring the biological diversity and ecology of the West Coast
Oct 24 Fri
Character Reference
To Oct 29
Bau-Xi Gallery
3045 Granville, Vancouver
photographic works by Virginia Mak
Oct 24 Fri
Christmas Market Preview
To Oct 28
Circle Craft Gallery
1–1666 Johnston, Granville Island, Vancouver
preview works by artists exhibiting at the annual Circle Craft Christmas Market; artists include Anne-Marie Chagnon, Allison and Josh Hill, Ken Fedoruk, Sophia Kim, Vinitha John, Alicia Niles, and Dorothée Rosen
Oct 24 Fri
Chrysanthemums & Maple Leaves Festival
To Nov 3
various Metro Vancouver venues
The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra presents an event that celebrates Japanese music and explores interactions between Japanese and Canadian culture through educational events, workshops, chamber recitals, and orchestral concerts.
Oct 24 Fri
City As Site: Public Art in Richmond
To Oct 26
Richmond Art Gallery
7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, Richmond
public-art projects by Glen Andersen, Nicole Dextras, Janet Echelman, Jacqueline Metz and Nancy Chew, and Carlyn Yandle
Oct 24 Fri
City Life
To Nov 7
Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Ave., West Van, West Vancouver
multimedia works by Nancy Dean, Joanne Hastie, and Alfonso Tejada
Oct 24 Fri
Claiming Space
To Jan 4, 2015
Museum of Anthropology
6393 N.W. Marine Dr., UBC, Vancouver
through the work of over 20 young First Nations artists, the exhibition explores what it means to be an urban aboriginal youth
Oct 24 Fri
Cloudy Moment in American History
To Nov 22
The Apartment Gallery
119B E. Pender, Vancouver
solo exhibition of new work by Canadian artist Garry Neill Kennedy
Oct 24 Fri
Cocktails at Pam's
To Nov 15
Langley Playhouse
4307 200th St., Langley, Langley
The Langley Players present Canadian playwright Stewart Lemoine's comedy about a disastrous cocktail party hosted by an anxious hostess.