It’s respiratory illness season! Remember to get your shots. A sore arm and a brief sniffle is a low price to pay for the ability to sand off the worst edges of Covid or the flu. Or at least, that’s what this writer is reminding themself as they deal with some very stiff shoulders.
It’s deeply unsexy to remind people we’re still in a pandemic, and yet here we are. People are still going to hospital or getting long-term side effects from Covid, even though we don’t really talk about it anymore. Maybe wear a mask in crowds or on public transit. Or keep your kid home from school if they’re not feeling well. That’s harm reduction, baby.
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SPONSORED BY INDIG-E GIRL COMEDY
Brilliant Indigenous Stand Up Comedy Goes Live in Vancouver
On November 28, the Indige-Girl Comedy series brings their wildly popular stand up comedy series to the Biltmore Cabaret for two shows in Vancouver. The Airing of Grievances features a brilliant all-Indigenous cast of female and Two-Spirit comedians including Canada’s Drag Race star, Chelazon Leroux. The Indige-Girl Comedy series continues to skyrocket in popularity following six sold-out tour dates across Canada since the series’ debut in Toronto.
"Our aim is to illuminate the enduring joy, laughter, and humour that have always enriched Indigenous culture," shares Debbie Courchene, the visionary behind Indige-Girl Comedy and Miskoway Productions.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Show times at 7PM and 9PM
Doors at 6:30 PM
Playwright Pippa Mackie takes a positive approach to climate change with Hurricane Mona
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SPONSORED BY MODO-LIVE
Next Wednesday! The Slackers take over Rickshaw Theatre
For 32 years, the NYC-based and critically acclaimed Slackers have been touring the world with their blend of Ska, Reggae, and Soul. Don't miss their upcoming show in Vancouver next Wednesday Nov 29th with special guests Los Mal Hablados, Kownterpoint & Brasser! Tickets are selling fast, get yours now.
No Reservations: The Watson bridges two worlds in Mount Pleasant
SPONSORED BY FIREHALL THEATRE
Firehall Arts Centre brings back family musical Reflections on Crooked Walking
See the crowd-favourite musical Reflections on Crooked Walking live on stage from December 2-24. The Juno Award-nominated show tells the tale of four people whose journey to find a cure for a mysterious sleeping sickness leads them down a surprising path of deeper self-awareness.
See you in the pit for pop punk bangers. [$34.50]
Jessica Swale’s play follows a group of women seeking the right to graduate from Girton College, Cambridge in 1896. [$8.79+]
Business-minded Belle becomes imprisoned in a specialty grocery store in the annual neighbourhood pantomime. [$39+]
Forbidden Vancouver takes you through the backstage story at Vancouver’s infamous venue, with mobsters, jazz bands, Rat Pack parties, and Italian food. [$70]
What might happen if a group of people are thrust together for their final days to compete in a suicide game that can only end when the winner dies? A reading of a new play by Jennifer Copping and Robyn Ross. [$20]
Loosely inspired by Boccaccio’s Decameron and infused with supernatural undertones, Concord Floral delves headfirst into the complexities of adolescence. [$13+]
Headlined by Keith Nahanee from Winnipeg Comedy Fest and comedy inVasion, enjoy a night of incredible Indigenous comedians at an intimate venue. [$15]
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