What: Monday, November 9th the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival will announce its 2016 Festival programming with a launch party at The Fox Cabaret. The 12th annual PuSh Festival takes place January 19 to February 7, 2016 in venues across Vancouver. Artistic and Executive Director Norman Armour will unveil the full 2016 PuSh Festival programming and artist lineup.
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
What: This November Joe Fortes turns 30. To celebrate Vancouver’s beloved seafood and chop house is throwing an anniversary gala. Guests are encouraged to don their finest cocktail attire and join in the celebration. Highlights of the evening include fresh oysters, gourmet canapes, local wine and beer, entertainment, and a live auction.
What: Post-secondary pride is on the line when UBC Improv and Trinity Western University’s 11:07 meet in the comedy cage. Who will land the knockout punchlines and walk away with the championship belt? Head to ringside at Cafe Deux Soleils and judge for yourself.
What: The 42nd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market will showcase jewellers, wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and many more artisan artists, just in time for Christmas shopping.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
When: Wednesday, November 11 to Sunday, November 15
What: There are 28 Remembrance Day ceremonies happening across Metro Vancouver this Wednesday held in honour of our past and present veterans. Show your appreciation for the men and women who bravely served Canada by wearing a poppy and observing a moment of silence at 11:11 a.m.
What: KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil: It combines two circus traditions – acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. The show highlights the physical demands of human performance in all its splendor and fragility, presented in a colorful mélange that emphasizes bold slapstick humor.
Where: Concord Pacific Place – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
When: Thursday,October 29 to Sunday, December 27; various times
What: Workshops for Diwali take place at various community centres across Metro Vancouver and feature instructions on how to learn rangoli design, diya lamp painting, Bollywood dancing, sari wrapping, rangoli, and mehndi hand painting.
Where: Richmond Arts Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond