English Indie-pop singer-songwriter Rex Orange County brings The Pony Tour to North America in support of his latest recording, Pony.
PNE Forum, 2901 East Hastings, 8pm, From $39.50
American art-rock band ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead plays tunes from theIR latest album X: The Godless Void and Other Stories. With guests The Orange Kyte and Ghostmeat.
Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 8pm, $20
American rapper and founding member of Wu-Tang Clan GZA celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Liquid Swords on this tour. With guest Killah Priest. Note: moved from the original venue of Fortune Sound Club.
Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville, 8pm, $35
Artist and designer Mia Cinelli exhibits a series of new punctuation marks, letterforms, and symbols informed by facial expressions, gestures, and nonverbal communication in her exhibition This Being Said.
Seymour Art Gallery, 4360 Gallant Ave., North Van
Enda Bardell creates paintings that abstract the forms through selective cropping, utilizing the shapes to create boldly colourful works suggestive of classic hard-edge abstraction in the exhibition Vancouver Reconstructed.
Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia
Alex Sandvoss’s new oil painting exhibition, The Influencer, is a satirical look at the effects of vanity and consumerism on the planet with worsening issues like climate change.
Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette, Coquitlam, 7pm, Free
In Uncut Gems Adam Sandler in a New York jeweller and a natural born gambler who bets the farm on uncut black opals he smuggles in from Ethopia, but foolishly shows them to NBA star Kevin Garnett (who insists on borrowing them as a good luck charm).
Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 7:55pm, $13
In Clemency, years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard). As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.
Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour, 3pm, $13
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, 6:30pm, $13
Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family–led by a well-intentioned but domineering father–as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 8:45pm, $13
Come down to the Fox Cabaret Projection Room to commiserate and laugh about how terrible rich people are at the Eat the Rich Comedy Show, a cheap night of sketch comedy all about how much it sucks being broke.
Projection Room at Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main, 8pm, $10
Jokers at the Manchester Pub is stacked with fantastic comedians, and a magic show that was on Canada's Got Talent. Ticket includes a drink.
Manchester Public Eatery, 1941 West Broadway, 8pm, $15
The Laugh Gallery with Graham Clark has the city's top stand-ups and audience trivia for prizes all for the low price of $5.
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 9pm, $5
Trivia Night at Main Street's Colony Bar is a pop culture quiz featuring prizes for the brainiest bunch.
Colony Bar, 2904 Main, 8pm, Free
Kaboom Atomic Trivia time at The Portside features prizes for the brainiest teams and drink specials for the rest.
Portside Pub, 7 Alexander, 8pm, Free
FOOD & DRINK
Brush up on your shucking skills at Fanny Bay's Oysters Shucking Class. Farm fresh oysters will be accompanied with two craft cocktail pairing.
Fanny Bay Oyster Bar and Shellfish Market, 762 Cambie, 8pm, $119.73
Chef Lucais Syme of Autostrada Osteria drops in on the 58th volume of the Greasy Spoon Diner at Save On Meats to prepare four courses inspired by diner food. All proceeds benefit A Better Life Foundation.
Save On Meats, 43 West Hastings, 5:30pm, $95
St. Lawrence chef/owner J-C Poirier pays tribute to his Québécois roots with a traditional ‘Cabane à Sucre’ dinner.
St. Lawrence, 269 Powell, 5:30 & 8pm, $125
Vine&hops hosts the Mash Up Brewery, Urban Winery & Distillery Tour. Start with a beer flight and appies at a local brewery, followed by wine flights and a light dinner at Vancouver’s only urban winery, and finish with cocktails and dessert at a local distillery.
Yaletown-Roundhouse Station, 6pm, $119
Everything not sold over the weekend at Massy Books' 1st Annual 50% off book sale will be $1-$3 on Monday.
Massy Books, 229 East Georgia