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October 2018

Diwali in B.C.

October 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 17, 2018

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada

Award-winning Artistic Director of Diwali in B.C., Rohit Chokhani is pleased to announce the 2018 programming for Diwali in B.C. The artistic theme for the 2018 celebrations, which take place October 3 to November 17, is ‘New Horizons’ and features programming in Vancouver, Coquitlam, Vernon, Maple Ridge, and Nanaimo. “In our second bold and ambitious year, we respond artistically to racial tensions and gender abuse that continues to threaten the safety of the world in which we live, with the theme of New…

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The Great Big Boo!

October 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 29, 2018

Various Locations Vancouver, BC Canada
$22

The Great Big Boo! is a 50 minute non-scary live show that follows the story of Zoe and Justin who sing and dance their way through Boo Alley on a quest to save Halloween, meeting larger-than-life characters along the way. The show features a dynamic original score and spectacular dance numbers. After each show, the audience will be invited to meet the stars and join them for a fun, trick-or-treat event. The Great Big Boo! combines the best of musical…

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Chris Griffin: I’m Not Your Family, Guy

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Biltmore Cabaret, 395 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5T 0A9 Canada
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Chris Griffin (the comedian, not the cartoon character).

JFL NorthWest is pleased to present Chris Griffin – the comedian, not the cartoon character – for two performances as part of a live comedy taping. Calgary-born, Vancouver-based Chris Griffin has established himself as one of comedy’s most dynamic storytellers. Coming from modest beginnings, Griffin’s work ethic and sheer determination created a self-made comfortable living by his mid-twenties. At 29, he followed through with his lifelong dream of performing stand-up comedy. One year later, he won his hometown’s Great Canadian Laugh Off, leading him to…

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Spooktober

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:15pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 11:15pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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The limited-run seasonal celebration of all things eerie features four different shows.

Whether it’s with a group of ‘ghoulfriends’ getting together for a night out or a date with your boo, Vancouver TheatreSports dares you to laugh this October with its ‘spirited’ line-up of Halloween-themed shows. Aptly named Spooktober, this limited-run seasonal celebration of all things eerie features four different shows for a total of eleven ‘unboolievably’ hilarious weekly performances you’ll be ‘dying’ to see. Monster Matches | Tuesday & Wednesday at 7:30pm; and Friday & Saturday at 9:30pm Pits teams of monsters against one another in a series of ‘head-to-headless’…

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So, How Should I Be?

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G9 Canada
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Award-winning playwright Linda A. Carson takes on the pervasive and growing trend of body dissatisfaction in her world premiere of So, How Should I Be? In this follow-up to her powerful play, Dying to be Thin, Carson examines how negative thoughts can get stuck in one’s head and lead to an Eating Disorder. “It’s been 25 years since I explored the tough issues of eating disorders and self-image on stage,” says Carson, “In that time so much has changed, and yet so…

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ReACT: New Plays in Progress

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until October 20, 2018

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Now in its 18th year, ReACT: New Plays in Progress showcases new works by Canadian playwrights, read aloud by a company of actors. After each reading, audience members are invited to take part in a discussion with Ashlie Corcoran (Artistic Director), Stephen Drover (Associate Artistic Director), and the artists. The ReACT reading series demonstrates the Arts Club’s commitment to fostering new works, making the creative process more accessible, and providing a public forum for feedback, as some of Canada’s most talented actors, directors, dramaturgs, and playwrights…

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