20 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, November 7

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      American comic, TV host, and author Chelsea Handler performs the first of two standup comedy shows on her Life Will Be the Death of Me tour.

      Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Rd., UBC, 8pm, From $49.50



      One of the most powerful and romantic musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, the spirited Maria leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. The musical brims with beloved tunes such as “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” and “Edelweiss.”

      Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville, 7:30pm, From $39


      Tom Morello, formerly of Rage Against The Machine, tours with tunes from his first solo album, The Atlas Underground. With guests Bones UK.  

      Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville, 8pm, $45


      Canadian singer-songwriter, Louise Burns, formerly a member of the band Lillix tours in support of her album, Portraits. With guest Biawanna.

      Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward, 7pm, $15


      Afro-Peruvian band Novalima brings infectious dance beats, traditional rhythms, and global DJ culture to the Rickshaw. With guests Vancouver Latin-fusion band Los Duendes.

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


      Australian psychedelic rock band The Babe Rainbow come to tour North America in support of their new album, Today. With guests Fever Feel.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 9pm, $17.50


      Vancouver Podcast Festival Presents Pultizer Prize-nominated Los Angeles Times journalist Christopher Goffard (Dirty John) in conversation with Ryan McMahon (Thunderbay, Red Man Laughing). Goffard shares his insights about his podcasting.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 7pm, $25


      The Rio screens Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, the extended 171 mins cut.  A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 9pm, $13


      The Portside Pub's East Coast Boil has a mountain of fresh East Coast seafood, live music, a Screech-In ceremony, and one free Alexander Keith.

      The Portside Pub, 7 Alexander, 7pm, $36.99


      Green Day's American Idiot brings the rock musical to a new generation. It is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11, Trumpian suburbia, discovering love, loss, sex, drugs, and rock and roll along the way.

      Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver, 8pm, $25-45



      Circle Craft Christmas Market features over 300 artisans gathered to show their artistic wares in mediums of wood, clay, textiles, metal and more. 

      Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, November 7-11, $15


      Tetsuro Shigematsu, the acclaimed creator behind Empire of the Son and 1 Hour Photo, presents Kuroko. Maya is hikikomori—an extreme recluse—who has spent the last six years in her bedroom exploring Virtual Reality. Until one day, she meets a mysterious player online who challenges her to the ultimate quest: saving her own father’s life.

      Historic Theatre, 1895 Venables, 7:30pm, From $26


      Cirque du Soleil's Luzia, the show inspired by the richness of the Mexican culture, plays under the Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) at Concord Pacific Place. An acrobatic and poetic ode to its rich, and vibrant culture.

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


      Dancer and choreographer Alvin Erasga Tolentino presents Passages of Rhythms, three diverse artists in an evening of three dynamic dance duets.

      The Nest, 1398 Cartwright, 8pm, $30/20


      In The Wars, a tender-hearted idealist who shares a strong bond with his wheelchair-bound sister, trades his comfortable Canadian life for the harsh world of trench warfare in World War I. Based on the novel by Timothy Findley.

      Frederic Wood Theatre, 6354 Crescent Rd., UBC, 7:30pm, $11.50-24.50


      Western Gold Theatre presents a performance of Escaped Alone, Caryl Churchill’s new play which unleashes an acutely female view of the apocalypse.

      Pal Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero, 7:30pm, $20-32


      American Jewish director, Stan Zimmerman, adds a modern-day twist to the story of Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager hidden away, while Nazis hunt down Jews during World War II in Diary of Anne Frank LatinX. Part of the 2019 Chutzpah Festival.

      Norman Rothstein Theatre, 950 West 41st , 8pm, $29.50


      There Is No Easy Mode: A Night of Video Game Trivia lets you prove you and your friends know the most about video games in the city. Questions are from all eras of video games, all genres, and all console generations.

      Manchester Public Eatery, 1941 West Broadway, 8pm, Free



      BLAZE! Federation & Firefighter Fundraiser has the men of the 2020 Hall of Flame Calendar team up with the Federation of Canadian Artists in a figure drawing event. Artists compete for a $1,000 prize.  Beginners welcome. 

      Heritage Hall, 3102 Main, 6:30pm, $50


      Pub Trivia at Tavern with host Ed Garcia of CFOX challenges your brains with pop culture trivia. Win Donnelly gift cards good at any location.

      Tavern, 1141 Hamilton, 7pm, Free


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