14 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, September 19

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      Comedian Joe Mande attempts to heal a broken nation with his mix of humor and content on his King of Content Tour.

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 7pm, $20

       

      Vancouver dream-rock quartet FRANKIIE celebrates the release of their debut album, Forget Your Head. With guests Dead Ghosts, Acid Tongue and Sleepy Gonzales.

      The Clubhouse, 238 East 1st, 8pm, $12

       

      Nigeria-born, Chicago-raised rapper Tobi Lou brings his Happy + Extra Sad Tour to Vancouver.  With guests Lil Trxptendo and femdot.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 8pm, $15

       

      American folk singer-songwriter Joshua Radin plays tunes from his latest album, Here, Right Now.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 8pm, $34.50

       

      Vocalist Una Mey takes to the Railway stage with her pop, electronic, and R&B influences. With guests Cenzina, Robbie MacIntyre, and Hatim.

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

       

      The documentary Ingrid tells the story of a prominent Dallas socialite/fashion designer in the 80s who dropped her life and ran off to the woods in order to pursue a personal and creative one. She has since become a total hermit and spends her time creating art, and the home she lives in, out of rocks from the nearby creek. Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 6:20pm, $13

       

      Say Amen, Somebody is a documentary celebrating the musical culture of African American gospel performances. Featuring Thomas A. Dorsey, Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith, the Barrett Sisters, and the O'Neal Twins.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 7:45pm, $13

       

      Shiamak's Bollywood Jazz

      The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series starts a new season with a colourful, high-energy performance of Shiamak's Bollywood Jazz, a showcase of the dynamic fusion of jazz, folk, and modern which is prominently seen in the Bollywood film industry.

      Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie, Noon, $15/$13

       

      Catch the world premiere of Kokoro Dance’s Reading the Bones, a dance piece of butoh-inspired creations.

      Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, 8pm, $25-30

       

      Jump into 60 minutes of fast-paced, no-holds-barred comedy looking at the good, bad, and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene in Ok Tinder

      The Improv Centre, 1502 Duranleau, Granville Island, 9:15pm, From $10.75

       

      Meet Richard Pryor is a solo show by Kahlil Ashanti that explores the story behind one of the most talented, influential, controversial and enigmatic stand-up comedians in the world.

      Laff Lines, 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster, 8pm

       

      DJ Storm hosts Thirsty Thursday Trivia at Kingsway's 12 Kings Pub. Get your team together to compete for prizes in music, pop culture, and science rounds. Plus tacos for only a Toonie.

      12 Kings Pub, 395 Kingsway, 8pm, Free

       

      Keep the summer vibes going as El Jimador tequila presents the Endless Summer Margarita Competition. The bartender making the judges favourite margarita will win a cash prize of $500.

      The Blarney Stone, 216 Carrall, 7pm, Free

       

      TERESA GAGNE

      Botanical artist Lesley Bohm discusses the processes involved in creating field sketches, technical drawings, scenic overviews, and cellular details in Botanical Illustration in Watercolour.

      Vancouver Unitarian Hewett Centre, 949 West 49th Avenue, 7:30pm, Free 

       

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