14 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, October 7

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      The Vancouver International Film Festival continues with the films Krabi, 2562 (UK/Thailand), The Whistlers (Romania/France/Germany), Queen of Hearts (Denmark/Sweden), and more.

      Various venues


      San Francisco alt-rock band Oh Sees play tunes from their latest album, Face Stabber. With garage punk guests Prettiest Eyes.

      Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings, 9pm, $30


      Extreme power-metal band Dragonforce from London, England, with guests Dance With the Dead and Starkill.

      Red Room Ultrabar, 398 Richards, 8pm, $25


      English English pop band Ride plays songs from their latest album, This Is Not A Safe Place. With guests the spirit of the beehive.

      Venue, 881 Granville, 8pm, $42


      Swiss electronic pop dance group Klaus Johann Grobe plays songs from their upcoming third album, Du Bist So Symmetrisch. With guests Vinyl Williams with live visuals.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 8pm, $12


      T Riley and the Bourbon Rebels play everything from old school jazz to upbeat swingy rock at the WISE Hall's Live In The Lounge music series.

      WISE Lounge, 1882 Adanac, 8pm, $10


      For the 30th anniversary of Do the Right Thing, VIFF celebrates its classic theme song with Song Exploder Live with Chuck D. The iconic rapper along with guest host Thao Nguyen, will break down “Fight the Power” for audiences on a live episode of the podcast Song Exploder.

      Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton, 7pm, $44.50


      The Canadian premiere of the award-winning documentary: DOSED will be followed by an evening dedicated to psychedelics, mental health, addiction, compassion, and solutions with an audience Q&A featuring a panel of experts including Paul Stamets & Dennis McKenna. The evening is a fundraiser for MAPS Canada for their ongoing clinical trials and research to treat PTSD.

      Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville, 6:35pm, $25 to $80



      Extinction Rebellion Vancouver protesters are planning to take over the Burrard Bridge on Monday as part of what's being called an "International Rebellion" for the climate.

      Burrard Bridge, 8am


      Cirque du Soleil's Luzia is a show inspired by the richness of the Mexican culture. An acrobatic and poetic ode to its rich, and vibrant culture.

      88 Pacific Blvd, Under the Grand Chapiteau (Big Top), From $39


      Rock The Rink features Canadian skating greats, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond and Elvis Stojko in a show that combines superstar talent with an ever-evolving touring production. Live music will be a part of the spectacle with musical guest, Birds of Bellwoods.

      Doug Mitchell Sports Centre, Doug Mitchell Sports Centre, UBC, 7pm, From $42.25


      The Roxy hosts the Rock & Roll Disney Trivia night with $500 cash for first place, $100 Roxy gift certificate for second place, and a prize for the best costume. The first 100 people will receive a gift courtesy of Moosehead and Angry Orchard.

      Roxy Cabaret, 932 Granville, 8pm, $10/person


      Trivia Night at the Kings Head in Kitsilano has prizes and giveaways for the brainiest teams.

      The King's Head Public House, 1618 Yew Street, 7:30pm


      The Laugh Gallery with Graham Clark and his comedian friends bring you a one of a comedy show with trivia and prizes galore.

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 9pm, $5


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