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What’s On East Van: November 3, 2017

3 Nov

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Lots happening in East Van this next week.  Our weekly feature What’s On East Van sets out cool events for the upcoming week. Beyond the week, we invite you to check out our Event Listing which is updated daily and futures events for the month and beyond.

Girls Like That – Templeton Secondary School – November 2 – 10, 2017

Growing up a girl is frought with pitfalls, in the digital age they have become land mines.  Girls Like That showcases what it’s like growing up a girl in this technological age, but there are many other messages hidden in this production for everyone.  If you are a woman, any age, you should see this. Tickets are a very reasonable $10 and available through Eventbrite. The cast features high school students from the Lower Mainland including several from Templeton Secondary School. This is about as real as it gets. See it.

Icons Vintage Market – 1024 Main Street – November 3, 2017

Love vintage? Head over to ICONS Vintage Market this Friday, November 3rd at the Eastside Flea, 1024 Main Street. The event features vintage clothing, vinyl records, housewares, music, unique finds, food and drink specials along with pinball and a DJ.  Doors open at 6:00 pm. Admission is $3. This is an all ages event.

Square Dance – Wise Hall – November 3, 2017

If you always wanted to learn how to square dance, now’s your chance.  Professor Bango, Paul Silveria, is hosting an evening at the Wise Hall this Friday. This is a beginner friendly event. Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door. 

Take Flight – Arts Factory – November 4, 2017 

You are invited to come celebrate 21 years of art creation at Eastside Culture Crawl’s 2017 launch party and benefit this Saturday. The first part of the evening is a reception with cocktails and appetizers and the first to get your hands on our 2017 program guide. At 8:30 pm, they open the doors to the public opening of the LIT Preview Exhibit  featuring 2017 Culture Crawl artists. 

East Van Opry – Rio Theatre – November 4, 2017 

Lots of local talent packed into the East Van Opry happening Saturday night at the Rio Theatre.  This event now in its 5th features country music and much more. Tickets are $24 in advance or $28 at the door.

Winter Farmers Market – November 4 & 5, 2017

Vancouver Farmer Markets kick off their winter markets this weekend.  Saturday’s market is at Nat Bailey Stadium from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Sunday’s market at Hastings Park on the PNE centregrounds also from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Come out and support your local growers and makers

Big Top Tuesday – Libra Room – November 7, 2017

Starting Tuesday, November 7th, Big Top returns to their famed weekly residency at The Libra Room. Music kicks off at 8:00 pm and winds down at 11:00 pm. 

Entertainment, Comedy + Live Theatre 

This Friday, Rio Theatre is hosting Fairytale Burlesque.  If you looking for a movie to check out to say indoors, the Rio is showing V For Vendetta with Natalie Portman this Sunday at 6:00 pm. Fets Whiskey Kitchen on the Drive is hosting a Whiskey Dinner this Sunday. To see more of what’s on, check our Events Listing.

Image Credit: June Hunter

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Live Jazz Music At Tangent Café During International Jazz Festival

18 Jun

JazzDoubleBassThe Vancouver  International Jazz Festival kicks off June 18th and continues to  July 1st in and around Vancouver. The festival is now in its 30th year and features 1,800 artists from Canada and around the world.  There are 300 performances during the course of the festival that take place at 35 different venues around the City.   East Van’s Tangent Café located at 2095 Commercial Drive regularly features live jazz music and for this year’s jazz festival, will have a steady line up of talent to showcase. We’ve set out their schedule below along with the start times. There is a $10 cover charge for all of the shows.

Thursday, June 18th, Paul Rushka Trio, 8:30 pm
Friday, June 19th, Victor Noriega Quartet, 8 pm
Saturday, June 20th, Jodi Proznick Trio, 8 pm
Sunday, June 21st, Oliver Gannon Trio, 8 pm
Monday, June 22nd, Pram Trio, 8:30 pm
Tuesday, June 23rd, Davidovici/Blake/Poole, 8:30 pm
Wednesday, June 24th, Bruno Hubert Trio, 8 pm
Thursday, June 25th, Mike Allen Quartet, 8 pm
Friday, June 26th, Two Much Guitar, 8 pm
Saturday, June 27th, Brad Turner Quartet, 8:30 pm
Sunday, June 28th, Van Django, 8 pm
Monday, June 29th, James Danderfer, 8 pm
Tuesday, June 30th, Ihor Kukurudza Trio, 8:30 pm

Another venue which will be showing some musical talent is the Libra Room at 1608 Commercial Drive. There are also some free events at various venues around Vancouver. For a full rundown of events, visit Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

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