Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

By Steve Newton

MONDAY: the last night of Fright Nights: Resurrection, a Halloween-themed experience at Playland with seven haunted houses, over 15 rides, creepy décor, roaming monsters, and live performances.

MONDAY: Halloween Horror Trivia Night at the Cinematheque includes a screening of director David Cronenberg’s The Fly, starring Jeff Goldblum.

Wendell & Wild

MONDAY: screening at the VIFF Centre of The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick’s marvelously macabre stop-motion animation film Wendell & Wild.

TUESDAY: Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets performs the early music of Pink Floyd at the Centre in Vancouver.

TUESDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the New Jersey Devils in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena.

The Dave Matthews Band

WEDNESDAY: jam band from Charlottesville, Virginia, the Dave Matthews Band, plays Rogers Arena.

FRIDAY: Vancouver blues legend Jim Byrnes performs at the Bez Arts Hub in Langley, with Simon Kendall from Doug & the Slugs.

FRIDAY: maestro Otto Tausk leads the Vancouver Symphony in a program of works by Mozart, Golijov, and Mahler at the Orpheum Theatre.

FRIDAY: Timbre Concerts presents Frazey Ford from the Be Good Tanyas at the Commodore Ballroom.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

FRIDAY: the Geekenders host a screening at the Rio Theatre of director Jim Sharman’s 1975 rock musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show, starring Tim Curry as Dr. Frank N. Furter.

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