Events in Vancouver: Things to do Oct. 27-Nov. 2


This week’s occasions round Metro Vancouver embrace Icelandic trio Kælan Mikla and a tribute to Gypsy Rose Lee.

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Whether or not you’re on the lookout for date-night concepts, free issues to do, or simply one thing with the children, you’ll be able to’t go incorrect with our record of occasions occurring round Metro Vancouver between Oct. 27-Nov. 2. Headlining this week’s picks is Icelandic trio Kælan Mikla.

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Listed below are 5 issues to do in Metro Vancouver this week:

Kælan Mikla

When: Oct. 27 (doorways at 7 p.m.)

The place: Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings, Vancouver

Tickets: $25 at

On tour in North America, the members of Kælan Mikla get mistaken for Swedes and Finns. “Nobody’s ever like, ‘Oh, you’re from Iceland,’” says Sólveig Matthildur Kristjánsdóttir. Kristjánsdóttir performs drums and keyboards for the Icelandic trio, which delivers what Revolver has known as “chilly primal post-punk” and what the band itself has described as “darkish and dreary” music. Now on its fourth album, Undir Köldum Norðurljósum, or Beneath the Chilly Northern Lights, the group is coming to Vancouver for the primary time. Audiences can anticipate “a full-on present,” says Kristjánsdóttir. “We put loads of effort into our costumes and the visuals and the way we do up the stage.” Bandmate Laufey Soffía Þórsdóttir provides, “We’ve loads of theatrics.” The musicians say that they’re influenced by the landscapes in addition to the folklore and fairy tales of their nation, regardless that Kælan Mikla takes its title from a personality in Finnish cartoonist Tove Jansson’s caricature Moomins. “All of us simply love Moomins,” Kristjánsdóttir says. “Additionally what the character Kælan Mikla represents. She’s this cute and delightful creature, however in case you look her within the eye you freeze to loss of life.” L.A.-based digital musician Kanga opens the present with visitor DJ units from Evilyn13, an area cosplayer and mannequin.

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Erik Lee Preminger presents a show about his mom, stage and screen store Gypsy Rose Lee, on Oct. 28 at Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts.
Erik Lee Preminger presents a present about his mother, stage and display retailer Gypsy Rose Lee, on Oct. 28 at Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts. jpg

Collectively Wherever We Go: Gypsy Rose Lee

When: Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.

The place: Surrey Arts Centre, 13750-88 Ave., Surrey

Tickets: $28 at

Erik Lee Preminger, son of burlesque legend Gypsy Rose Lee and movie director Otto Preminger, presents true tales about his mother. Erik Preminger spent a lot of his childhood working behind the scenes along with his mom and accompanying her in her travels all all over the world. A show-business phenomenon, Lee started showing in vaudeville on the age of 5. She went on to turn into a headliner in burlesque, carnivals, and nightclubs, starred on Broadway, appeared in a lot of motion pictures, hosted her personal tv present, wrote a play, two novels, and her memoir Gypsy, which went on to turn into considered one of Broadway’s most well-known musicals. As a part of the present, uncommon dwelling motion pictures, newsreel, and TV footage give a peek at Lee’s lengthy and assorted profession. A Q&A session follows. Cabaret-style seating and a bar within the theatre add to the showbiz pleasure.

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Beaumont Studios presents an interactive trip through the mind of an AI artist until Oct. 31.
Beaumont Studios presents an interactive journey via the thoughts of an AI artist till Oct. 31. jpg

Artwork Immortal

When: Till Oct. 31

The place: Beaumont Studios, 316 West fifth Ave., Vancouver

Tickets: $40/$30 at

An interactive walk-through occasion, Artwork Immortal takes guests via the thoughts, or program, of what the present’s creators are calling “Vancouver’s totally autonomous AI artist, AiYa.” Members will encounter escape rooms, riddles, and performances as they tour via the haunted-house-like assemble. Kat Single-Dain, government director of native non-profit society The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret, directs the expertise, which lasts between 60 to 90 minutes. Afterwards, audiences are invited to remain and revel in leisure within the gallery. Viewers members have to be 19+ and tickets are non-refundable.

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Maddie Storvold performs songs from her forthcoming album Sunstorm with a four-piece band at Osita on Commercial Drive on Oct. 30.
Maddie Storvold performs songs from her forthcoming album Sunstorm with a four-piece band at Osita on Industrial Drive on Oct. 30. Photograph by Sheena Zilinski /Sheena Zilinski

Maddie Storvold

When: Oct. 30 at 9 p.m.

The place: Osita, 1728 Industrial Dr., Vancouver


On her web site, folk-roots singer-songwriter Maddie Storvold is described as “the black sheep love-child of comic Steven Wright and protest singer Joan Baez.” Baez maybe, however Wright? “I’m a comedy fan,” the Nelson-based Storvold informed us. “I come from a household of actually humorous, loud storytellers. Once we get collectively we’re all yelling overtop each other. It’s extremely annoying. I believe it’s a approach additionally for me to outline myself within the folks panorama. I like writing jokes, I like writing comedy songs. I like folks to come back to a present and really feel like they’re getting a full vary of feelings.” There are not any jokes on her newest single, Lengthy Time Gone, nonetheless. The observe is a teaser for her forthcoming album Sunstorm and a return to the Prairie folks of her first two albums. In between, there have been appearances on the CTV expertise present The Launch, a No. 1 nation single written and produced by Bryan Adams known as Don’t Say You Love Me, and a flirtation with Nashville. “I did tons of co-writes with all kinds of Grammy winners for business nation songs,” she says. “It was cool, however I felt like I used to be cosplaying as somebody who would possibly care about that type of stuff.” On Sunday, she’s going to carry out as a part of Walnut Collective with Jack Garton, Jill McKenna, and Bramwell Park. As an added bonus, the band will probably be dressed for Halloween. “We’re coming as Scoobie and the gang,” she says. “I’ll be dressed as Velma.”

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Circus company NZR Productions provide some of the entertainment at this year’s Family Services of Greater Vancouver’s Soirée on Oct. 27.
Circus firm NZR Productions present a few of the leisure at this yr’s Household Companies of Better Vancouver’s Soirée on Oct. 27. jpg

Household Companies of Better Vancouver Soirée

When: Oct. 27

The place: Terminal Metropolis Membership, 837 W. Hastings St., Vancouver

Tickets: $250 particular person/$1,900 occasion of 10

The Soiree transforms the Terminal Metropolis Membership right into a carnival with roving performers. The Household Companies of Better Vancouver fundraising occasion options pianist Invoice Costin, funk band Cookin’ With Brass, and circus firm NZR Productions. International B.C. reporter Michael Newton hosts the night, which additionally features a reside public sale and raffle that includes round-trip tickets from Air Canada, eating and procuring and experiences, and extra. Proceeds go to serving to present applications and companies to people and households in weak circumstances throughout Better Vancouver.

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