What: Monday marks the official start of Pride Week in Vancouver. But instead of holding a Pride Launch at City Hall, this year the City is kicking off events at the new Jim Deva Plaza, named after the LGBTQ community leader who died two years ago.
Where: Jim Deva Plaza – Davie Street at Bute Street, Vancouver
What: Monday is also the birthday of one of Vancouver’s favourite comedians, Ryan Williams. One of Western Canada’s most exciting new comics, he is a regular at Yagger’s and is back for another show, with a whole host of handpicked sidekicks.
Where: Yagger’s – 2884 W Broadway, Vancouver
When: Monday, July 25, doors at 8:30 pm, show starts at 9 pm
What: Showing as part of a VIFF series entitled B&W By Design: Monochrome Movies in the Colour Era, this was director Christopher Nolan’s first film. Telling the story of blocked writer Bill who follows around burglar Cobb, the denouement involves two double crosses, a femme fatale, a murder and a crowning triple cross.
Where: VIFF Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
When: Monday, July 25, at 8:20 pm
Tickets: On VIFF, $12 full price, $10 for students
What: Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement writes and stars in this bloody hilarious tale about a documentary team that follows the domestic lives of a group of New Zealand vampires for a few months.
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
When: Monday, July 25, doors 6:45 pm, movie 7:15 pm
Tickets: From the Rio, $12 on the door, $10 in advance
DH Vancouver Staff
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