19 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, March 9

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      The Lone Bellow, alt-country trio from Brooklyn, tour with songs off the new album, Half Moon Light. With guest Early James.

      Imperial Vancouver, 319 Main, 9pm, $32.25


      Solo looping artist Matt Beebe has been performing as a solo looping artist for over a decade. His smooth, soulful voice and technical prowess create a rich and entertaining live performance.

      Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander, 8pm, $5


      Funk and groove band Ribcage play tunes inspired by the likes of John Scofield, Terrence Blanchard, Elbow and more.

      Guilt & Co, 1 Alexander, 9:30pm, $5




      Eviction? Dog's Blood! is Norman Nawrocki’s newest solo play based on a true story that made Montreal headlines in 1933. Nawrocki portrays Nick Zynchuk, an unemployed, Polish-Ukrainian worker caught up in an infamous eviction. Followed by a film screening of his last play, Women Strike!

      Spartacus Books, 3378 Findlay, 7pm, $10



      BeethovenFest welcomes musicians Alina Ibragimova (violin) and Saleem Ashkar (piano) as they perform a chamber concert featuring Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 5 and Brahms’ Piano Quintet Op. 34.

      Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard, 7:30pm, $25


      lineages and land bases presents more than 80 artworks from the Vancouver Art Gallery’s permanent collection that challenge the modern Western assumption that nature and culture exist as two distinct realms, a concept which helped shape Canada’s national art and identity in the early twentieth century.

      Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby


      Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds brings together a selection of drawings created by the acclaimed Inuk artist over the past two decades. Read our preview.

      Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby



      VIFF Ignite presents the docu-thriller The World Is Bright. When an elderly Beijing couple receives notice that their son has allegedly committed suicide, they travel to Vancouver to investigate the mysterious circumstances of his death. Director Ying Wang will be in attendance. 

      Norm Theater at UBC, 6pm, Free


      Jojo Rabbit is a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 6:30pm, $13


      In The Photograph the daughter of a famed photographer finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her mother’s early life — an investigation that leads to an unexpected romance with a rising journalist.

      Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, 9:15pm, $13


      I Was at Home, But… focuses on a family crisis involving a boy’s unexplained disappearance in the woods, and its traumatic effects on his mother who is still gripped by the death of her husband.

      Cinematheque, 1131 Howe, 6:30pm, $12


      Golden Lion winner at the Locarno Film Festival, Pedro Costa’s Vitalina Varela centres on a Cape Verdean woman lingering in the haunted, derelict home of her dead husband, a man absent from her life for 25 years.

      Cinematheque, 1131 Howe, 8:30pm, $12


      Never-before-seen footage of Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen make up the personal and romantic documentary, Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love.

      Kay Meek Arts Centre, 1700 Mathers, 7:30pm, $10




      At The Laugh Gallery Graham Clark and his comedian friends bring you a stand-up comedy show with trivia and prizes galore.

      Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial, 9pm, $5


      Hear material from Vancouver's latest crop of comedians at Yuk Yuk's University Graduation Showcase, a grad ceremony that you can openly drink at.

      Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club, 2837 Cambie, 8pm, $9.53




      IQ 2000 hosts Trivia Night at Colony Bar, a pop culture quiz with prize packs and drinks to be won.

      Colony Bar, 2904 Main, 8pm, Free


      Head to Bimini's for trivia night hosted by CFOX's Ed Garcia. Team prizes and $12 burger and beer specials ease you into the week.

      Bimini's Public House, 2010 West 4th, 7:30pm, Free


      ▶ Find all the trivia nights for each day of the week here.



      Celebrate International Women’s Day at the opening of An Army of Lovers, a retrospective look at lesbian activism in the ‘70s & ‘80s. Learn how lesbians, Two-Spirit and trans folks gave their heart and soul to build a better world

      City of Vancouver Archives, 1150 Chestnut, 9 am–5 pm, Free


      Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks features 20 of the world’s most astonishing skyscrapers from the United States of America, Australia, Asia, Canada and United Arab Emirates constructed with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy by Australia’s Ryan McNaught, the only certified LEGO professional in the Southern Hemisphere. ▶ See photos here.

      Science World at Telus World of Science, 1455 Quebec, Until September 7