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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, November 10

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Daniel Chai Nov 09, 2017 9:41 pm 1,610

You’ve made it to Friday – congratulations! Here are seven things to do in Vancouver on Friday, November 10. Fan Expo Vancouver, John Mulaney, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Fan Expo Vancouver 2017

Cosplay at Fan Expo Vancouver 2016 (Brandon Artis Photography)

Cosplay at Fan Expo Vancouver 2016 (Brandon Artis Photography)

  • What: A celebration of comics, sci-fi, and gaming. Two of the original Power Rangers, X-Men actor Famke Janssen, Stephen Amell, and the Fonz are among the big stars at this year’s Fan Expo Vancouver in November.
  • When: November 10 to 12
  • Time: Friday from 2 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building, Hall A,B,C – 999 Canada Place Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online at Fan Expo Vancouver, One-day pass $30-$40. Three-day pass $79. Premium, VIP and family passes also available

The Lady Larks: Boogie Woogie Bugle Babes

  • What: In recognition of Remembrance Day, this vibrant vocal quartet will perform some of the most nostalgic ballads of the World War II era, as well as a few rousing marching songs for you to sing along to.
  • When: Friday, November 10
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$35

Smart People – Mitch and Murray Productions

  • What: Set on the historical night of Obama’s first election, this underdog production of Smart People explores race and identity in the best way possible—controversially, of course. Four ‘intellectuals’ (doctor, actress, psychologist, neurobiologist) embark on a modern-day comedy of manners, with one crucial twist: what happens when race is tossed into the mix?
  • When: Now to November 18
  • Where: Studio 16 – 1555 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Via Brown Paper Tickets; $26-$31

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

John Mulaney

John Mulaney / Facebook

  • What: John Mulaney has written for Saturday Night Live, has performed on Conan O’Brian and Jimmy Kimmel, and can be heard on Netflix’s Big Mouth. John bring’s his show Kid Gorgeous to Queen Elizabeth Theatre for two shows.
  • When: Friday, November 10
  • Time: 7 pm and 9:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50

SonReal on his One Long Dream Tour with guests

  • What: The popular artist has already earned multiple Canadian Juno Award nominations including ‘Rap Recording of the Year’ for Everywhere We Go in 2014, racked up millions of Spotify streams and YouTube views, and packed shows all over the continent.
  • When: Friday, November 10
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre
  • Price: Tickets $25, available at www.livenation.com

Interesting Vancouver 2017

  • What: An annual event that celebrates the curious and unexpected ways that people express creativity through hobbies, passions, and obsessions. From their offices, farms, studios, schools, workshops, or wherever else they squirrel away, speakers at Interesting Vancouver will be discussing something that they passionately care about.
  • When: Friday, November 10
  • Time: 6 to 10 pm
  • Where: SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts – 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $28 – Tickets available via Eventbrite

Missing – City Opera Vancouver

  • What: Getting up close and personal with a story you probably knew but never thought too deeply about, Missing honours over 1200 murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls. The first-ever opera libretto by Canadian Métis playwright Marie Clements, the story is set in both the Downtown Eastside and the notorious Highway of Tears. Highlighting the devastation to communities of First Nations, Inuit and Métis, the opera is sung in both English and the First Nations language of Gitxsan.
  • When: Now to November 11
  • Where: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At The Cultch; $22-$65

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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