16 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, September 9

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      The Great Canadian Porno: The Musical sees best friends Caleb and Jess deal with a classic millennial crisis, navigating ethics in a world that so often rewards unethical behavior. 

      Firehall Arts Centre, 280 E. Cordova, 9:30pm, $10-15

       

      One-woman show ūtszan is about first language reconnection. Upon suffering a heart attack Auntie Celia realizes that she has very little time left in this world. She makes a decision to have others accommodate her by refusing to speak English. Margaret, her niece, is about to discover that a lifelong path is about to unfold. 

      False Creek Community Centre, 1318 Cartwright, 1:30pm, Pay-what-you-can

       

      Alice in Glitterland is a new immersive dance-theatre experience, where audience members explore retro-glamourous Glitterland, a golden era cabaret palace where every open door dives deeper down the rabbit hole alongside 12 fantastical and familiar characters on an intimate and interactive electro-swing journey.

      WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac, 8pm, $15

       

      Mx cracks open notions of mixed-race, Black, and Queer identity through the lens of a character stuck in the in-between.

      Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston, 5pm, $15

       

      → Find all the Vancouver Fringe Festival shows here

        

      Alternative hip-hop artist K.Flay from Illinois tours in support of her latest album, Solutions. With guests Houses and Your Smith.

      Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville, 7:30pm, $35

       

      A cappella country quintet Home Free from Minnesota come to Metro Vancouver on their Dive Bar Saints World Tour.

      Bell Performing Arts Centre, 6250 144th St., Surrey, 8pm, From $35

       

      Solo looping artist Matt Beebe has been performing as a solo looping artist for over a decade. His smoothe, soulful voice and technical prowess create a rich and entertaining live performance.

      Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander, 8pm, Pay-What-You-Can

       

      Becoming Nobody is is the quintessential portal to American spiritual teacher and author Ram Dass’ life and teachings. This special screening with filmmaker Jamie Catto features a live performance by East Forest. Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 6:30pm, From $11

        

      ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas is the story of how three oddball teenage bluesmen became one of the biggest, most beloved bands on the planet.

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

       

      Geneviève Dulude-De Celles' first feature, A Colony, earned the top prizes at the Canadian Screen Awards and the Whistler fest. It is the story of a shy 12-year-old from a semi-rural area near Montreal. She’s just starting high school, and taking her first uncertain steps into more grown-up experiences. 

      The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe, 8:20pm, $12

        

      The story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin is brought to fantasy reality in Rocketman.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 8:45pm, $12.50

       

      In The Great Darkened Days a draft dodger from Quebec roams the American Southwest during '40s wartime when the Land of the Free has become a sadistic House of Horrors.

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

       

       

      The Façade Festival has ten works from BC artists projected onto the Vancouver Art Gallery each evening from September 8th to 14th, covering the building with moving, dynamic artwork.

      Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby, 8pm, Free

       

      IQ 2000 hosts Colony's ultimate pop culture quiz on this Trivia Night with questions on music, movies, and current events. Prizes and fame await.

      Colony Bar, 2904 Main, 8pm, Free

       

      Koerner's Pub Trivia Night features weekly prizes, monthy grand prizes, half-priced entrees, and rotating drink special. Oh, there's also pop culture trivia.

      Koerner's Pub on UBC Campus, 6371 Crescent Road, 7:30pm, Free

       

      The Late Show is adult only improv comedy. With the aid of audience suggestions, the quick-witted improvisers create scenarios that explore mature themes, content and language.

      The Improv Centre, Granville Island, 8pm, Free

       

       

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