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Your weekly roundup of the top events in the city, including art exhibitions, local theatre, restaurant openings, concerts, film, markets and other to-dos I think you’ll love. If you have a Vancouver event you’d like to submit for consideration, send an email to email@example.com.
Read on for this week’s lineup.
A terrible pun, but game recognizes game. And this one-week nacho event looks delicious—the menu takeover includes Thai spicy pork nachos, flaming hot nachos, vegan chorizo nachos, Tacofino’s classic nachos and tater tot nachos (tater totchos). Bring a friend you don’t mind touching all your food.
When: Tuesday November 16 to Wednesday November 23Where: Tacofino GastownMore Info: tacofino.com
The Dessert Club’s founder and chef, Sam Shem, is taking diners on a trip to Mexico and Spain in this new pop-up series, and East Van’s Odd Society Spirits is the first host. There’s an awesome selection of tapas and desserts (think Albondigas—Spanish meatballs in tomato sauce—and dark chocolate mousse) and some epic drinks on the menu, like the Sour Al Pastor pictured above. It’s the cocktail version of a taco al pastor.
When: Thursday November 18 and Friday November 19Where: Odd Society SpiritsMore Info: exploretock.com
This adaptation of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol features original songs from Dolly Parton (so you can bet the show is charming as hell). The classic tale is set in Tennessee during the Great Depression era.
When: Thursday November 18 to Sunday January 22Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance StageCost: From $43More Info: artsclub.com
When Vancouver photographer Steven Shearer exhibited at the Capture Photography fest earlier this year, some of the images were taken down in less than 48 hours due to public complaints (some folks are apparently not OK with photos of people sleeping). Well, the Polygon is spotlighting some of Shearer’s less controversial work (like this cat in a drum) in the artist’s first major show in over a decade.
When: Sunday November 20 to Sunday February 13Where: The Polygon GalleryCost: By donationMore Info: thepolygon.ca
The fourth annual Vancouver Podcast Festival is virtual this year—which is kind of the way we’re used to experiencing podcasts, right? There’s masterclasses in starting a podcast in a pandemic and building an audience for your indie podcast, plus panels on climate change and the ever-changing world of podcasting.
When: Sunday November 20Where: OnlineCost: $25 for a festival passMore Info: vanpodfest.ca