What: Presented as part of Vancouver Fringe Festival, this is a hilarious and epic science fiction puppet show, telling the tale of Space Hippo, who sails across the universe to stop the Sun and help save the planet Earth.
Where: Waterfront Theatre – 1412 Cartwright St, Vancouver
When: Monday, September 12 at 5 pm, more performances through Sunday, September 18
What: Fancy trying some roller derby, but not sure where to start? This info session will tell you everything you need to know about Terminal City Roller Girls’ new training program The Mix Tapes. All abilities welcome.
Where: The Astoria Pub – 769 E. Hastings St, Vancouver
What: Irish comedian Mark O’Keefe is being “deported” from Canada in November – so his fellow comedians are gathering to insult and say goodbye to him. The lineup of people gagging to get him out of here include Jonny Paul, Mark Nesbitt, and more
Where: Yagger’s Kits – 2884 West Broadway, Vancouver
When: Monday, September 12, doors at 8:30 pm, show at 9 pm
Tickets: On the door, $5, extra donations welcomed, money raised goes to paying for Mark O’Keefe’s flights, “to ensure a smooth extradition process.”
What: An evening affair that will defy your preconceptions of diner food! This time, The Greasy Spoon Diner pairs Jackie Ellis of Beaucoup Bakery and her chosen kitchen team, with a front of house team of people from all over Vancouver. They’ll fuse together fine dining and diner food to deliver a four-course meal to remember.
Where: Save On Meats – 43 W Hastings St, Vancouver