18 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, November 26

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      American electronic-music act Thievery Corporation play material from their album, True Sons of Zion from their Babylon Falling Tour. With guests Brazilian Girls. 

      Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville, 9:30pm, $65


      New wave band Spectator Six back the sounds of 80’s with cool synths, crunchy guitars, and girl-group style harmonies. With guests Lindsay Robertson & Jesse Waldman.

      The WISE Lounge, 1882 Adanac, 8pm, $10


      Season nine winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, Sasha Velour, embarkers on her first one-person show, Smoke & Mirrors. 13 dazzling and genre-busting lip-synch performances, all directed and choreographed by the queen herself.

      Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton, 8pm, $75/55/35


      Modern jazz act the Nick Maclean Quartet plays tunes from the album, Rites of Ascension

      Cottage Bistro, 4470 Main, 7pm, $15/10


      Quebec’s progressive francophone folk band Le Vent Du Nord draws from both traditional sources and original compositions. Catch them as they tour with their latest album, Territoires.

      Mel Lehan Hall at St. James, 3214 West 10th, 8pm, $40/$36


      Tuesday's Douglas College Fall Concert Series presents An Evening of Jazz with the Douglas College Dues Band led by Jill Townsend and features special guest performers.

      Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, 700 Royal Ave., New West, 7:30pm, Free



      FADO - The Saddest Music in the World is a tale of love and ghosts told through the Portuguese musical style. When Luisa goes to Portugal she discovers her mother’s favorite fado is fascist and when she meets her long lost cousin and discovers he is a fadista and a Drag Queen, she is inspired to sing fados of resistance. 

      Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova, 7:30pm, From $25


      East Van Panto returns with a performance of Pinocchio. Join a locally famous cricket, an angry orca, and a dastardly fox as poor Pinocchio does his best to tell everyone the truth and become a real boy.

      York Theatre, 639 Commercial, 7pm, From $26


      Celebrate the release of Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence Scott Forsyth's new book The Wild Coasts of Canada and musician/adventurer David Newland's CD Northbound: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song.

      Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden, 2pm, Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden


      Story Collider features true personal stories about science with guests editor Jessica Johns, comedian Ivan Decker, activist Laura Yvonne Bulk, YouTuber Kurtis Baute, and storyteller Avneet Johal.

      Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 7pm, $15



      Beer or Wine? Why not have both at CRAFT Beer Market's annual Beer vs. Wine Brewmaster's Dinner. 
This year, Stanley Park Brewing & Mark Anthony Wines will go head-to-head for five rounds in this challenge to see who pairs it best - and you get to be the judge.

      CRAFT Beer Market, 85 West 1st, 6pm, $60


      Narrated by Academy Award-Winner Brie Larson, Fantastic Fungi reveals the secrets of the organism that feeds, heals, and could help save the planet. The screening will be followed by a conversation with film director Louie Schwartzberg.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 9:30pm, $13


      Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project profiles the woman who recorded TV 24 hours a day on some 70,000 VHS tapes. She was an enigma, a former Communist activist who became a fabulously wealthy recluse, an archivist whose dedication was either genius, or madness.. ▶ Read our review.

      Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 6pm, $13



      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


      The 10th annual Vancouver Christmas Market returns to Jack Poole Plaza and runs through December 24 with countless festive treats, activities, and entertainment for the entire family.

      Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Place


      Soak up the Season at the Aquarium. See Scuba Claus diving with the fish and posing for photos, stand in the glow of the eel-powered Christmas tree, take a snap in front of a jelly snow globe., and catch the 4D movie, The Polar Express.

      The Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way


      The 22nd annual Lights of Hope at St. Paul’s Hospital returns with over 200 glimmering stars in this seasonal event. New this year is the Living Light, an interactive art piece that shines brightly when you donate and fades when it goes too long without support. 

      St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard


      The Red Accordion hosts a trivia fundraiser in support of a clean water infrastructure project in Kanambu, Ecuador. Test your knowledge with questions from the decade 2010-2020. Tickets include entry, two tacos, and a 16oz Haus Lager.

      The Red Accordion, 1616 Alberni, 6:30pm, $25


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