16 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, October 16

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      Austin, Texas psychedelic soul band Black Pumas play material from their self-titled debut album. With guest Neal Francis.

      Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings, 8pm, $25


      American singer and songwriter Pete Yorn performs a solo acoustic show featuring tunes from his latest album, Caretakers.

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 7pm, $30


      L.A. ska-punk band The Interrupters play songs from their third studio album, Fight the Good Fight. With guests Skinny Lister and Sharp/Shock.

      Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville, 7pm, $35


      Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Cécile McLorin Salvant tour with her latest album, The Window.

      BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts, 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver 8pm, $48/$45


      Florida rock band Shinedown tour with guests Papa Roach.

      Abbotsford Centre, 33800 King Rd., Abbotsford, 5:30 pm, $39.50


      Swedish power metal band Sabaton tour in support of their ninth studio album, The Great War. With guests Hammerfall.

      Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville, TIME, $39.50


      Pianist Henry From, named one of Canada's “hot Canadian classical musicians under 30”,  will perform works by Scriabin, Ravel, Brahms and himself.

      Unitarian Church of Vancouver, 949 West 49th Ave, 11am, $20


      Australian choreographer Lucy Guerin’s sharp, elegant Split reflects the dilemmas of negotiating with oneself and others in a world of increased pressure and reduced resources.

      Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie, 8pm, $34/25


      2019 Fringe favourites make a return at Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays--Again. See shows you might have missed from the original run.

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 7pm, $18-22


      The International TheatreSports Festival features improvisers from around the world performing in a variety of shows.

      Various venues, Until October 20


      Nerd Nite v47 features talks on neuroscience, The Struggles of Being a Socially Awkward Adolescent Rat, queer storytelling, From Forest Nymph to Limp Wrist, and Lisa Allyn's Let's Talk About Vancouver's Crystal Meth Crisis.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 7pm, $7-15


      The Birds & the Bees is a Canadian comedy about love, lust, beekeeping, and the artificial insemination of turkeys.

      Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston, 7:30pm, From $29


      Improv Against Humanity presents their Halloween Special featuring special guests and themes, epic prizes, Innuendo and Birthday Club, and more. Plus someone will be crowned the Most Horrible Person in Vancouver – it could be you.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 8pm, $15


      The Maan Farms will attempt to scare the bejesus out of you with two new attractions this year, the Haunted Corn Maze and Pitch Black Scare.

      Maan Farms, 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford, Until October 31


      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


      The Stanley Park Hallowe'en Ghost Train takes you through the mystical and magical world of Alice in Nightmareland. Follow Alice and the Not-So-White Rabbit through an endless series of stone doors and enter into a gothic nightmare world of tombs and tombstones, crypts, and catacombs

      Stanley Park Miniature Train, Stanley Park


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