Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week

king gizzard & the lizard wizard plays the pne forum on wednesday

By Steve Newton

American garage-rock duo the Black Keys plays Rogers Arena on their Dropout Boogie Tour on Monday, with guests Band of Horses.

Australian boogie-rockers Airbourne play the Commodore Ballroom on Monday, with guests the Native Howl and Steel V.

MRG Live presents American gore-rockers GWAR at the Vogue Theatre on Monday, with guests Crobot and Nekrogoblikon.

The 41st annual Vancouver International Film Festival features over 300 films being shown at the VIFF CentreCinematheque, and Rio Theatre until October 9.

A posse of World First Nations women smash stereotypes in Hot Brown Honey: The Remix, running at the York Theatre until October 8.

The Vancouver Canucks take on the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Arena on Wednesday.

The Vancouver Symphony performs the music of Queen, featuring vocalist MiG Ayesa and conductor Brent Havens, at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday.

Timbre Concerts presents Australian psych-rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard at the PNE Forum on Wednesday, with guest Leah Senior.

F7 Entertainment presents UK post-punk band Yard Act at the Rickshaw Theatre on Wednesday, with guest Gustaf.

Local guitar-rock greats 54-40, featuring frontman Neil Osborne, play the Commodore Ballroom on Friday and Saturday.

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