18 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, September 10

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      Join Roz and Jules, direct from their Edinburgh Festival Fringe world premiere, on an epic Thelma and Louise-style multimedia tragicomedy adventure in clearing their good names, healing age-old family strife and safely delivering those babies.

      Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova, 5pm, $15 


      Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life is the inspirational true story of life, challenges, battles, and triumph. What choices do you make when confronted with life’s challenges? Will pursuit of a passion take you to a place you never imagined?

      Carousel Theatre, Granville Island, 8:45pm, $15


      Old Tom is a quirky Old Fart. He takes you through the joys and challenges of living long, laughing hard, and loving deeply. Stories, jokes, songs, and tears, but mostly laughs. He’s everyone’s Granddad with a twist.

      False Creek Community Centre, Granville Island, 8:50pm, $15


      Amelie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. When a chance at love comes her way, Amelie realizes that to find happiness she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart.

      Firehall Arts Centre, 280 E Cordova, 8:15pm, $15


      When Laura moves from Toronto to Syracuse, New York, she wasn’t expecting to be residing in Trump’s America in Destiny, USA. Gaining her first job as a relay operator for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing causes her to question if she can discover the hidden humanity of the American people. Featuring performances by three deaf actors via video projection.

      The Nest, Granville Island, 7:45pm, $15


      → Find all the Vancouver Fringe Festival shows here


      American blues-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Gary Clark Jr. tours in support of his latest album, This Land.

      Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park, 7pm, $62/72


      Cigar box mandolin player Ilya Krivo and folk singer Chaya Harvey play the Wise Hall with their indie hued country-folk tunes.

      WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac, 7pm, $10


      SongBird North: Where Writers Sing & Tell is Vancouver’s longest-running songwriters’ showcase. This Tuesday catch Shari Ulrich with Ben Mink, Murfitt & Main, and Winter Wilson. 

      Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, 7:30pm, $18/15


      Psych-rock quartet Psychedelic Porn Crumpets from Perth, Australia tour in support of their latest album, And Now For The Whatchamacallit. With guests from Los Angeles, California, Levitation Room.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 9pm, $17.50


      Former members of I Mother Earth, Default, and My Darkest Days make up hard rock band Bonds Of Mara. With guests The Fallaways and Chase The Bear.

      Railway Stage and Beer Café, 579 Dunsmuir, 8pm, $10


      Explore inside Vancouver’s notorious Penthouse Nightclub with club owner Danny Filippone, writer Aaron Chapman and retired-VPD cop Grant MacDonald. The evening includes live cabaret show and Italian dinner.

      Penthouse Nightclub, 1019 Seymour, 6:30pm, $65


      Whistler Village Beer Festival returns with tap takeovers, food and beer pairings, and beer samples as far as the eye can see.

      Whistler Olympic Plaza, Whistler, September 10-15, $55


      Luis Barragán was among the world's most celebrated architects of the 20th century. Upon his death much of his work was locked away in a Swiss bunker, hidden from the world's view. In The Proposal boundary redefining artist Jill Magid attempts to resurrect Barragán's life and art with a high-wire act of negotiation that explores how far an artist will go to democratize access to art.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 8:50pm, $13


      Gloves Off features 14 of Vancouver’s own preparators and art handlers in an experimental DIY exhibition focused on the artists who build your favourite exhibitions in the city.

      Hatch Art Gallery, 6133 University Blvd, To September 19, Free


      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


      Millennial Trivia Night tests the knowledge of those who grew up renting movies from Blockbuster, listening to Britney and Christina, and blowing their future home savings on avocado toast.

      The Pint Public House, 455 Abbott, 6pm, $25


      Comedian Kyle Bottom headlines Full Pint Comedy in the heart of Kitsilano. Also featuring Katie-Ellen Humphries, Rae Lynn Carson, Neil Webb, Dylan Rhymer.

      Castaway Bar & Kitchen, 3293 West 4th, 9pm, $5


      Vancouver Improv Fight Club have themselves a September Scuffle when Vancouver's finest improv comedians throw down.

      Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial, 8pm, $7


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