What: A film festival featuring the best cinema from the Mediterranean, with legendary filmmakers and up-and-comers alike. Films such as Leopardi, Pasolini’s Arabian Nights, and The Dinner play from now until January 14.
Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
When: Friday, January 8 to Thursday, January 14; Various times
What: Conductor Steven Reineke takes vocalist Christina Bianco and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra through the scores of some of the best shows in television history. From Downtown Abbey to Game of Thrones, The Judy Garland Show to The Muppet Show, classics old and new are here for your auditory pleasure.
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
What: What’s the only thing that makes improv comedy better? Improv… after hours. Kick back with 60 minutes of all-out comedy for grown-ups. Featuring a roster of Vancouver’s best improvisers, a fully-stocked bar, and a room full of rowdy adults, there’s no better way to start the weekend.
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau, Granville Island, Vancouver
What: Vancouver-based fusion guitarist Dave Martone hits the Pacific Rim this afternoon for an afternoon of the high energy, genre-bending music that made his name. Don’t miss your opportunity to support a true local talent.
Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
When: Friday, January 8; 3 p.m.
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