7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 1

Oct 23 2018, 5:34 pm

Welcome to November, everyone! Start your new month off with Russell Peters, Bacio Rosso, and these seven fun events happening on Thursday, November 1!

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Bacio Rosso: Gourmet Cabaret Cirque 2018

Bacio Rosso Gourmet Cabaret Cirque

Bacio Rosso Vancouver Gourmet Cabaret Cirque 2018. (Bacio Rosso)

What: one-of-a-kind gourmet cabaret cirque production that puts fine dining, comedy, and circus under a giant enclosed tent. Bacio Rosso is a three-hour performance that features artists from around the world, including magicians, jugglers, trapeze artists, contortionists, clowns, singers, and comedians. All the while, spectators will feast on a delicious four-course gourmet meal curated by La Quercia’s Adam Pegg, an award-winning Vancouver chef who specializes in Italian cuisine.

When: Wednesday to Sunday from November 1 to December 31, 2018
Time: Wednesday to Saturday at 7 pm, Sunday at 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver
Price: $119 to $219. Online.


What: Classified brings The Canadian Classic Tour to Vancouver with special guests Choclair and Maestro Fresh Wes.

When: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: Doors 8 pm, Show 9:30 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Jill Barber

What: Jill Barber brings her Metaphora tour to Vancouver with special guest Justin Nozuka.

When: Thursday, November 1
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $34.50-$42.50

Ballet BC — Program 1

What: Ballet BC opens its 2018-2019 season with Petite Cérémonie by Medhi Walerski, a new work by Emily Molnar, and William Forsythe’s ground-breaking Enemy in the Figure.

When: Thursday, November 1 to Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Russell Peters

What: Emmy, Gemini and Peabody award winner Russell Peters brings his new Deported World Tour to Rogers Arena. Listed on the Forbes List as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the U.S. since 2009, Peters has spent the last 29 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and his global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House.

When: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Transportation Talks

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What: Transportation Talks is your chance to connect directly with transportation professionals to hear how concepts of community, walkability, accessibility, mobility, safety and more impact how transportation is planned. Presented in partnership by the City of Surrey and the SFU City Program, the program tackles hot topic urban issues through a comprehensive introduction to the transportation system in the Lower Mainland, with a particular focus on Surrey.

When: Every Thursday until November 1, 2018
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Ave and SFU Surrey Campus, 13450 102 Ave
Admission: Free

Night for All Souls

What: Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event offers the public an opportunity to remember their dead, whether interred at Mountain View Cemetery or not, in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.

When: Now to Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Mountain View Cemetery- 5455 Fraser St., Vancouver
Admission: All events are free. Donations are welcome.

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