What: American power pop group the Posies are back, once again playing a series of pop up shows in secret locations across Canada. None of these shows will be in clubs or bars, instead, all the venues are cool, unlikely places in the city.
Where: Secret location to be revealed to ticketholders the day before the show.
What: In celebration of Executive Chef Andrew Richardson’s debut cookbook, CinCin: Wood-Fired Cucina, coinciding with the restaurant’s annual Mushroom and Truffle Festival, this book launch and dinner promises to be a spectacular fall tasting of flavours, flights, and funghetti.
Where: CinCin Ristorante – 1154 Robson Street, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, November 15, at 6:30 pm
Tickets: $225, from Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks. Call 604-688-6755.
What: Two of BC’s top universities clash at Cafe Deux Soleils when UBC Improv takes on Trinity Western’s 11:07 in University Wars IV! Vancouver Improv Fight Club is presented by The Fictionals, with the winner decided by audience votes.
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
What: A special screening of A New Economy, which explores what would happen if working together for the good of all was the most common business model, following several companies that are putting humanity before the bottom line.
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, November 15, doors 6:30 pm, movie 7 pm
What: After a seven-year hiatus, acclaimed North Vancouver theatre company URP is back with Tony award-winning blockbuster RENT, which follows a group of impoverished artists over a year, set in Manhattan’s East Village.
Where: Centennial Theatre – 2300 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver
When: Preview is on Tuesday, November 15, then regular performances through Sunday, November 20; show starts 8 pm