53 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, November 10

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      Looking for something to do on Sunday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 53 events happening in or around Vancouver on Sunday, November 10.



      Alternative R&B trio Moonchild plays the Biltmore Cabaret.

      Korean-American hip-hop/R&B artist Jay Park plays the Orpheum Theatre.

      Jazz quintet Linda Szentes & Jazzlinks plays a show in honour of Remembrance Day at Surrey's Northwood United Church.

      The In the Mood Quartet, with vocalist Angela Verbrugge, performs World War II-era songs at St. Andrew's United Church.



      Illusionist David Verners performs feats of magic at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre.

      Dr. David Suzuki is keynote speaker at 60th anniversary of the Vancouver Japanese Gardeners Association at Burnaby's Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.

      The two-day Portobello West Holiday Market at the Roundhouse Community Centre features over 70 local artisans offering fashions, jewelry, illustrations, home decor, and locally made cider, beer, and wine.

      The Japan Market Christmas Fair at UBC Robson Square features Japanese culture, arts and crafts, cultural workshop, and food.


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      The Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market on the PNE Fairgrounds features a host of new vendors and fresh products, alongside returning favourites.



      Author and scholar Erika Behrisch Elce explores how Lady Jane Franklin's character continues to fascinate as much as the lost Franklin Expedition itself at Vancouver Maritime Museum.

      Yoga teacher Carolyn Anne Budgell explores how to enjoy simple meditations to help your nervous system at YYOGA Downtown Flow.



      Canadian children's entertainer Raffi performs at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.




      The Vancouver Canucks take on the New Jersey Devils in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena.



      The 16th annual Downtown Heart of the City Festival, featuring over 100 events throughout the Downtown Eastside, concludes with a performance at Carnegie Theatre by the Carnegie Jazz Band.

      Cirque du Soleil presents a performance of Luzia under the Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) at Concord Pacific Place.

      The Chutzpah Festival features performances of comedy, theatre, dance, and music at multiple venues across Vancouver until November 24.

      Invasive Systems is a three-day exhibition at VIVO Media Arts showcasing independent works and collaborative works by artist/scientist pairs.

      The five-day Circle Craft Christmas Market at the Vancouver Convention Centre features works by more than 300 artisans.



      Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! celebrates its 25th anniversary with two shows at the Norman Rothstein Theatre as part of the Chutzpah Festival.



      Chor Leoni presents Protect Us From War, featuring works by Wadswsorth, MacDonald, Barber, Weill, and Chilcott, at the second of two afternoon shows at West Vancouver United Church.

      With Glowing Hearts features a performance by the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir and the Band of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment at New Westminster's Massey Theatre.

      Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva makes her Vancouver debut at the Vancouver Playhouse.

      The Orchid Ensemble's Moshe Denburg Tribute Concert at the Orpheum Annex celebrates the intercultural music pioneer.

      The Primario Trio performs works by Debussy, Doppler, Hintersteininger, and Mouquet at Roedde House Museum. 




      Aenigma Theatre presents the final performance of its adaptation of Henry James's ghost story The Turn of the Screw at Studio 16.

      Final performance at North Van's Centennial Theatre of Green Day's American Idiot, the story of three boyhood friends searching for meaning in a post-9/11, Trumpian suburbia, discovering love, loss, sex, drugs, and rock and roll along the way.

      Performance at the Historic Theatre of Kuroko, about an extreme recluse who has spent the last six years in her bedroom exploring virtual reality.

      Performance at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage of the romantic musical The Sound of Music.

      Performance at Metro Theatre of A Bunch of Amateurs, a comedy about an aging Hollywood action hero playing King Lear in an amateur dramatic society.



      Transits and Returns at the Vancouver Art Gallery explores the dynamic between place and movement in the work of twenty-one Indigenous artists from around the Pacific.

      Cindy Sherman at the Vancouver Art Gallery explores the development of Sherman’s work from the beginning of her career in the mid-1970s to the present day, with selections from each of her major series, including new and rarely seen works.

      Vikky Alexander: Extreme Beauty at the Vancouver Art Gallery features photography, sculpture, collage, and installation, including new massive murals created in 2019.

      Robert Rauschenberg 1965-1980 at the Vancouver Art Gallery features rarely seen prints, drawings, collages, sculptural works, and large-scale works from one of the most experimental periods in the artist's career.

      Views of the Collection: The Street at the Vancouver Art Gallery focuses on the street as a source of inspiration and site for the production and enactment of culture, with works by Roy Arden, Kati Campbell, Robert Capa, Robert Frank, Fred Herzog, Hong Chan Park, Judy Radul, Jack Shadbolt, Danny Singer, and Ian Wallace.



      Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition at the Museum of Vancouver is guest-curated by Kwiaahwah Jones and features more than 450 works by carvers, weavers, photographers, and printmakers, collected as early as the 1890s.

      There is Truth Here at the Museum of Vancouver focuses on rare surviving artworks created by children who attended the Inkameep Day School (Okanagan), St. Michael’s Indian Residential School (Alert Bay); the Alberni Indian Residential School (Vancouver Island); and Mackay Indian Residential School (Manitoba).

      In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC features more than 110 historical Indigenous artworks and explores what we can learn from these works and how they relate to Indigenous peoples’ relationships to their lands.



      The B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Museum features permanent galleries devoted to Terry Fox and Rick Hansen, a rock-climbing wall, a virtual sports simulator, and history galleries.

      North Vancouver's Grouse Mountain features a Skyride to the peak with views of the city and the Pacific Ocean.

      The 22-hectare VanDusen Botanical Garden features over 255,000 plants from around the world and almost two dozen sculptures.

      Parq Vancouver is a 24-hour casino with 600 slot machines and 75 table games, eight restaurants and lounges, and the sixth-floor outdoor Parq.

      Science World features hundreds of interactive exhibits in five permanent galleries, live science demonstrations and workshops, and giant movies in the Omnimax Theatre.

      At the Bloedel Conservatory you can take in more than 200 free-flying exotic birds and 500 exotic plants and flowers.

      Capilano Suspension Bridge features seven cable bridges suspended in trees, the Living Forest exhibit, totem-pole collection, Cliffwalk, and Treetop Adventure. 

      Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is an authentic representation of an age-old garden tradition that reached its peak in the Ming Dynasty.

      The Vancouver Aquarium features almost 800 animal species in galleries ranging from Canada's Arctic to the Amazon rainforest.

      The Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition features more than 250 privately-owned bikes from around the world.

      Stanley Park features 400 hectares of trails, with scenic walking and biking along the 8.8-kilometre seawall and totem park featuring eight poles by First Nations artists.

      Nitobe Memorial Garden is a traditional Japanese garden located at the University of British Columbia with waterfalls, stone lanterns, audio guides and tours, and a ceremonial teahouse.



      Afternoon screening at the Rio Theatre of Stanley Nelson's jazz documentary Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.

      Bells and Whistles Restaurant shows the Seth Rogen pot comedy Pineapple Express as part of its Sunday Night Movie Series.

      Free screening of Mitsutoshi Tanaka's 125 Years Memory, a story of friendship and compassion, at Cineplex Odeon International Village.

      Screening at the Cinematheque of SátántangóHungarian director Béla Tarr’s seven-hour magnum opus, based on a novel by László Krasznahorkai.


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