14 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, August 19

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      "Weird Al" Yankovic performs with a full orchestra on his Strings Attached Tour.

      Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton, 8pm, From $45

       

      Singer-songwriter Trevor Krehel performs songs from his debut EP Let Go. Read our preview.

      Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander, 8pm, Pay what you can

       

      Rock band Alleviate come to Vancouver on their Carefree & Fearless Tour. With guests Collision Course.

      The Roxy, 932 Granville, 8pm, $10

       

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      The annual Pacific National Exhibition features midway rides, pig races, drag shows, agriculture displays, cooking demonstrations, Superdogs, and the Summer Night Concerts series.

      PNE, Hastings and Renfrew, August 17–September 2

       

      Hip hop artist Dey tours in support of his album, Summ3r. With performances by Bxundless, KxK, and T Swerve.

      Fox Caberet, 2321 Main, 7pm, $5-10

       

      The documentary Cold Case Hammarskjöld explores the mystery surrounding the death of Dag Hammerskjöld, the first really hands-on Secretary General of the United Nations. Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 3:30pm, $13

       

      Celebrating its 10 years anniversary, Inglourious Basterds takes place in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 8pm, $12.50

       

      The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is 10 days of over 100 films from 27 countries in this celebration of queer lives and experiences.

      Various Vancouver venues, To August 25

       

      The Night of the Hunter stars Robert Mitchum as the Reverand Harry Powell, a religious fanatic and serial killer who marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real father hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. Screening will be preceded by a lecture by film critic Shane Scott-Travis.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 3:30pm, $13

       

      Vancouver Canadians take on the Boise Hawks in a nooner game at Nat Bailey. The first 500 fans will receive a rally towels courtesy of Langara College.

      Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, 4601 Ontario, 1:05pm, $16

        

      Catch the song and high-kicking dance musical Disney's Newsies at Theatre Under The Stars in Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl. In 1899, New York City had its papers delivered by an army of ragged orphans and runaways called ‘newsies'. When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies' expense, this band of misfits unites to strike against the unfair conditions.

      Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park, 8pm, From $20

       

      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

       

      Nasty Women Comedy presents the Campfire Stories Edition of their improv and sketch night. 

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 7pm, $15

       

      Gather your smartest friend together for Quizzin’ With Carin, the weekly pub trivia night at Junction. See all the trivia happening

      The Junction, 1138 Davie, 7:30pm, Free

       

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