12 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, August 12

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      American singer/songwriter Josh Ritter comes to the Vogue with songs from his new album, Fever Breaks. With guest Luca Fogale.

      Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville, 7pm, From $25


      Brother and sister duo Qristina & Quinn Bachand energize audiences with their classic stomp-and-clap celtic music with a hint of a hint of grunge. See them at the CBC's Musical Nooners concert series.

      CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage, 700 Hamilton, Noon, Free


      American rock band The Nude Party tour to support their debut self-titled full-length release, with guests BOA.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 9pm, $15


      Jazz ensemble The Malleus Trio features upright bass, saxophone, and drums in the WISE Hall's Live In The Lounge music series. 

      WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac, 8pm, $10


      Jazz singer/songwriter Katherine Penfold entertains the lunchtime crowds at the CBC's Musical Nooners concert series.

      CBC Vancouver Outdoor Stage, 700 Hamilton, Noon, Free


      Vancouver based singer-songwriter Norine Braun and the Showboat Allstars entertain on the outdoor stage at the historic Kitsilano Showboat.

      Kitsilano Showboat, Kitsilano Beach [next to the pool], 7pm, Free


      From Iran comes the psychological thriller Hat Trick. Set amongst Iranian middle class, two quarrelling couples strike something with their car while driving home from a party, and spend a difficult night discussing what to do next.

      The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe, 6:30pm, $12


      Filmmaker Nick Broomfield (Kurt & Courtney) documents relationship between a then struggling writer, Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son in Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 6:30pm, $12.50


      Crankworx Whistler celebrates 16 years of mountain bike culture 10 days of elite and amateur racing. Events include adaptive mountain biking, Air DH, Kidsworx Pump Track Clinic, Crankworx After Dark.

      Whistler Blackcomb, Aug 9-18, Free


      Drop by Brewhall for the inaugural launch of Jameson Caskmates IPA. Each guest will receive a welcome cocktail, snacks, a Jameson whiskey tasting flights and Jameson swag.

      Brewhall, 97 East 2nd Avenue, 7pm, Free



      At The Laugh Gallery host Graham Clark and his comedian friends bring you a stand-up comedy show with trivia and prizes galore.

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 9pm, $5


      The first-ever Richmond Sunflower Festival has over 20 different varieties of Sunflowers and Dahlias on over eight acres of land. Tickets include hay rides, entertainment, and food trucks.

      Richmond Country Farms, 12900 Steveston Highway, 10am, $10-$15


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