There’s nothing like a rainy Tuesday to lurch you back into real life after a long weekend. If only we could stay this way a little longer, without worries or stress or deadlines.
Unless, of course, you’re working in retail or medicine or service or any other job that means you don’t get standard weekends; in which case, get that stat holiday pay! Buy yourself a treat! You’ve earned it.
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The Vampire Circus has been called a mix of circus cabaret and theater and is the result of a fusion of Tim Burton and Cirque Du Soleil. Enjoy a phenomenal night of live entertainment, based on the multidisciplinary skills of international performers showcasing theater, dance, and gymnastics. This amazing show pushes the physical boundaries of human performance and leaves audiences amazed, astounded, and astonished. Vampires descend on Bell Performing Arts in Surrey October 11th for world-renowned: The Vampire Circus. Get your ticket today!
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SPONSORED BLUESHORE CENTRE AT CAPU
Homage to Dylan, Tom Wait's guitarist and pianist for Dizzy presented by BlueShore at CapU
Act fast! Joachim Cooder, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Dawn Pemberton and others honour Dylan at Highway 61 Re-Imagined, Oct. 13-14.
Marc Ribot (Tom Waits) brings Ceramic Dog Oct. 16.
Naadaleela blends Persian, Indian and Chinese traditions, Oct. 21.
Pianist Henrique Eisenmann leads CapU Jazz Ensembles Oct. 27.
Twanguero takes on Paul Pigat Nov. 11.
Regina Carter and Kenny Barron (Dizzy Gillespie) perform Dec. 3.
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Upcoming Dom Corleo Show October 17th at The Pearl
Hip Hop & Rap artist Dom Corleo is coming to Vancouver on October 17th with special guests Devstacks, FourFive + more! Dom is known for his ever-changing style; from his earlier sound reminiscent to artists like Autumn! and Summrs, to his newer diverse style similar to Lancey Foux and Destroy Lonely.
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
Acts from Toronto, New York, Portland, and more join Rain City talent for a showcase of hilarious spontaneity and collaboration. [$25]
Commemorating the Muslim Albanians who hosted Jewish refugees during World War II, this event screens the film Besa: The Promise and features expert speakers from UBC and beyond. [Free]
Grammy-nominated vocalist Gretchen Parlato and Afro-influenced guitarist Lionel Loueke perform effortlessly funky songs in three languages. [$40]
Professor Kim Snowden discusses the intricate dynamics around gender, sexuality, and race in shows like The Vampire Diaries and The 100. [Free]
Painting, installation, and fibre material art have new extensions and connotations in artist Xiangmei Su’s hands. October 11 is the opening, and the exhibition runs till November 4. [Free]
Xana at Biltmore Cabaret | October 11 | 8pm
Hometown musician Xana hits up the Biltmore on her Tantrums tour, bringing unapologetic and intimate pop. [$18]
Scorched at Jericho Arts Centre | October 11 to 22 | Various times
Wajdi Mouawad’s Scorched, translated by Linda Gaboriau, is a powerful play that holds that love can heal multigenerational damage. [$20+]
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