40 things to do in Vancouver this weekend, December 10-12

Please note: thanks to COVID-19, B.C. Vaccine Cards and/or masks may perhaps be expected for entry to specific in-individual situations.

FRIDAY: the Vancouver Canucks consider on the Winnipeg Jets in Nationwide Hockey League motion at Rogers Arena.

FRIDAY: Floodstock at the Rickshaw Theatre supports the Canadian Crimson Cross British Columbia Floods & Extraordinary Weather conditions Enchantment with performances by Aged Soul Rebel, JP Maurice, the Background Of Gunpowder, and Brass Camel.

FRIDAY: A Wonderheads Christmas Carol at New Westminster’s Massey Theatre is a reimagining of Charles Dickens’ A Xmas Carol, with whimsical puppets and huge masks.

Dee Daniels joins the Vancouver Symphony at the Orpheum Theatre.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: jazz vocalist Dee Daniels joins the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for a program of Xmas audio at the Orpheum Theatre.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Fleurs de Villes NOËL is a floral artwork trail decorating the streets of Vancouver’s downtown main with 40 festive floral artwork shows.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: an expansive solo present of the performs of Steven Shearer is on display at North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery until Feb. 13, 2022.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: at Canyon Lights the entire world-famous Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is lit conclusion-to-end with a multi-colored light-weight show.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Promethean Theatre Organization offers its output of Shakespeare’s King Lear, directed by Isaac Li, at the Jericho Arts Centre.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYTouchstone Theatre presents Adam Grant Warren‘s Lights, a portrait of a restricted-night relatives struggling with profound everyday living variations, to December 13 at the Firehall Arts Centre.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Imagine Picasso, an immersive exhibition featuring huge projections of the pioneering Spanish artist’s operate, is now jogging at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: in collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Museum of Vancouver is presenting the traveling exhibition Boarder X until October 2022.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Robson Square Ice Rink offers totally free skating in the coronary heart of downtown Vancouver, with skate rentals and sharpening offered.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYCanoe Cultures :: Ho’-ku-melh at the Vancouver Maritime Museum features the do the job of 20 Indigenous artists and carvers along with historic illustrations or photos and information that tells the story of the resilience and power of Indigenous peoples through the war canoe and all it signifies. Curated by Indigenous artist and cultural historian Roxanne Charles, the exhibition operates until finally July 3, 2022.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: just take a vacation via the wanting glass with Theatre Substitution‘s ninth annual East Van Panto at the York Theatre.

Virginie Efira in the lesbian-nun drama Benedetta, screening at Vancity Theatre.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: screenings at Vancity Theatre of director Paul Verhoeven’s Benedetta, about a 17th-century Italian nun revered as a mystic and persecuted for partaking in a lesbian affair with another member of her convent.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYGrouse Mountain‘s annual Peak of Christmas features loved ones things to do like Santa’s Workshop, the Light-weight Stroll, and the skating pond right until January 3.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYMichelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition–which delivers a shut-up seem at Michelangelo’s Renaissance masterpiece–shows at the Vancouver Convention Centre East Making.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYSho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery is a solo exhibition by designer, artist, and activist Sho Sho Esquiro that showcases meticulously crafted couture gowns, textiles, paintings, and photos to celebrate the attractiveness and resilience of 1st Nations communities. The exhibition operates at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art until June 5, 2022.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Vancouver Xmas Market features much more than 80 artisan huts supplying handcrafted gifts until December 24 at Jack Poole Plaza (downtown at the Olympic Cauldron).

Anni Ramsay, Natasha Burnett, and Aaron Craven star in Snowflake at Red Gate Revue Phase.
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FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Mitch and Murray Productions provides performances of Mike Bartlett’s story of generational conflict, Snowflake, at the Purple Gate Revue Stage.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Arts Club Theatre Business presents Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol, a heartwarming musical based on Charles Dickens’ A Xmas Carol, at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre right until January 2.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYEscalating Liberty: The guidelines of Yoko Ono/The art of John and Yoko runs at the Vancouver Art Gallery until Might 1, 2022. The exhibition is divided into two elements, the first of which delves into Ono’s artistic approach, reflecting her radical and unconventional strategy, and the second highlighting Ono and her deceased partner John Lennon’s collaborative artwork tasks aimed at selling peace.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYSankofa: African Routes, Canadian Roots, an exhibition that explores the relationships between standard and contemporary African artwork and Black Canadian modern day artwork, runs till March 27, 2022 at the MOA.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the VanDusen Botanical Garden’s beloved getaway celebration, the Festival of Lights, runs right until January 3, featuring around a million multi-coloured lights decorating 15 acres of the back garden.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYOG Punk, operating at North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery until January 2, 2022, captures the ethos of punk subculture by Vancouver photographer Dina Goldstein.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYArts Umbrella delivers its Mixed Nuts dance production back to Vancouver, that includes a comprehensive-length production of The Nutcracker at the Vancouver Playhouse.

Molly Quinn in the horror-thriller Agnes, screening at the Rio Theatre on Saturday.

SATURDAY: the Rio Grind Film Pageant presents an encore screening at the Rio Theatre of Oklahoma writer-director Mickey Reece’s horror-thriller Agnes, in which a nun’s disturbing conduct sparks rumors of demonic possession at a distant convent.

SATURDAY: the Huge Elf Enjoyable gives 5-, 10-, and 15-km walks and operates in Stanley Park to elevate cash for the Decreased Mainland Xmas Bureau, with DJs and prize giveaways.

SATURDAY: screening at the Cinematheque of Werner Herzog’s underrated 2006 war drama Rescue Dawn, starring Christian Bale and Steve Zahn.

SATURDAY: the Laudate Singers & Baroque Players rejoice the festive period with an on the web effectiveness of operates by Monteverdi, Purcell, and Buxtehude.

SATURDAY: the Rogue Folks Club presents Vancouver Celtic-funk combo Mad Pudding at Mel Lehan Hall at St. James.

The Universal Gospel Choir performs at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

SATURDAY: Vancouver’s multi-religion gospel choir, the Common Gospel Choir, performs its vacation concert at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

SATURDAY: nearby funk ensemble 5 Alarm Funk performs at the Commodore Ballroom.

SATURDAY: Dance of Shadows at the Monte Clark Gallery will blend cocktails, NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens), and DJs.

SATURDAY: the Phoenix Chamber Choir performs the globe premiere of a commissioned perform by Canadian composer Laura Hawley at Pacific Spirit United Church.

Comic Sophie Buddle performs standup at Tyrant Studios.

SATURDAY: Vancouver comic Sophie Buddle headlines the weekly comedy clearly show The Comic Strip at Tyrant Studios.

SUNDAY: the Vancouver Canucks consider on the Carolina Hurricanes in Nationwide Hockey League motion at Rogers Arena.

SUNDAYJames & Jamesy carry out their Xmas comedy common O Christmas Tea at Surrey’s Bell Doing Arts Centre.

SUNDAY: comic, actress, and filmmaker Larke Miller performs standup at Rick Bronson’s Household of Comedy in New Westminster.

SUNDAY: afternoon screening of the animated children’s Xmas movie The Snowman, with are living tunes by the Vancouver Symphony, at the Orpheum Theatre. Offered OUT.