27 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, November 1

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      Looking for something to do on Tuesday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 27 events happening in or around Vancouver on Tuesday, November 1.



      English alt-rock band Peter Hook & the Light plays Venue, tours in support of latest album So This Is Permanence.

      South Korean K-pop vocalist CL plays the Vogue Theatre, performing on her Hello Bitches Tour 2016.

      American pop-R&B singer-songwriter Niykee Heaton plays the Biltmore Cabaret, performing on her Centerfold Tour.

      New York-based electronic/house producer and recording artist Nicholas Jaar plays the Commodore Ballroom.



      The 13th annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival features twelve days of music, stories, songs, poetry, cultural celebrations, films, theatre, dance, spoken word, forums, workshops, and public art at various Vancouver venues.



      Walker Evans: Depth of Field at the Vancouver Art Gallery features more than 200 black and white and colour prints from the 1920s through to the 1970s.

      Works by Modernist painters Wolfgang Paalen and Emily Carr at the Vancouver Art Gallery.



      The Museum of Anthropology at UBC hosts an exhibition that features the carvings of Papua New Guinea's Iatmul people.

      At the Museum of Vancouver, you can explore the cultural power and significance of collecting through wall-to-wall displays of unconventional objects.



      Writer and star Tetsuro Shigematsu presents Empire of the Son--the story of one immigrant family and its intergenerational conflicts--at the Vancity Culture Lab.

      Canadian premiere at the Cultch of Indian Ink Theatre Company's The Elephant Wrestler, about a poor tea seller who attempts to solve the interwoven mysteries of love, tragedy, and joy.

      The Arts Club Theatre Company presents Bakersfield Mist, Stephen Sachs's story about a down-on-her-luck woman who invites an art dealer to authenticate a long-lost painting by the renowned Jackson Pollock. Running at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage.

      Performance at the York Theatre of The Pianist: A Concert Catastrophe, a mix of classical clowning and contemporary circus centered on, in, under, and around a magnificent grand piano.

      Performance at PAL Theatre of Fighting Chance Productions' Now or Later, Christopher Shinn's play about a son who jeopardizes his father's presidential campaign.

      Standing Room Only Theatre presents 12 Angry Jurors--a play that sees 12 jurors decide on the fate of a young boy--at CBC Studio 700.



      Edgewater Casino offers 24-hour gaming, over 60 table games, a poker room, a high-limit section, 500 slot machines, restaurants and lounges, and live entertainment, including concerts and televised UFC events.

      The Capilano Suspension Bridge features seven suspended footbridges offering views 110 feet above the forest floor.

      The Vancouver Aquarium features almost 800 animal species in galleries ranging from Canada's Arctic to the Amazon rainforest.

      The VanDusen Botanical Garden features over 255,000 plants from around the world and almost two dozen sculptures.

      At the Bloedel Conservatory you can take in more than 200 free-flying exotic birds and 500 exotic plants and flowers.

      The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is an authentic representation of an age-old garden tradition that reached its peak in the Ming Dynasty.



      Screening at the Rio Theatre of Mike Judge's politically prophetic cult classic comedy Idiocracy, starring Luke Wilson.

      Screening at Vancity Theatre of Marcin Wrona's Demon, which tells the story of a bridegroom who is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration.

      Screening at the Cinematheque of Notfilm, Ross Lipman's film about the making of "Film", its historical and cultural context, and its philosophical and conceptual underpinnings, followed by a screening of the short film.

      Screening at Vancity Theatre of Nettie Wild's environmental documentary Koneline: our land beautiful.

      Screening at Museum of Vancouver of Wizard Mode, which follows Robert Gagno as he seeks to balance his quest to become a world pinball champion and his growing real-world responsibilities. Filmmakers will be in attendance.

      Screening at the Rio Theatre of Alexander Payne's darkly satirical 1999 coming-of-age comedy Election, starring Reese Witherspoon.


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