Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov 28-Dec 2

Neil Young: Harvest Time screens at the Rio By Steve Newton MONDAY: screening at the VIFF Centre of Let There Be Drums!, director Justin Kreutzmann's documentary in which the world’s most famous drummers reflect on the art of drumming and how it has shaped their lives. Includes interviews with Stewart Copeland, Ringo Starr, and the … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov 28-Dec 2

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov 25-27

The Vancouver Vinyl Record Show is at Heritage Hall By Steve Newton FRIDAY: Vancouver rockers the Graham Brown Band perform tunes from latest album Spirit and Soul at Seymour's Pub & Grill in North Vancouver. FRIDAY: A Family Curse, a family band created by 54•40 singer-songwriter Neil Osborne and his daughter Kandle, performs at Bez … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov 25-27

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Nov. 21-25

Horror director Gigi Saul Guerrero appears at the Rio By Steve Newton MONDAY: American indie-rockers Built to Spill, featuring singer-guitarist Doug Martsch, play the Commodore Ballroom, with guests Braided Waves and Anchorbaby. MONDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the red-hot Vegas Golden Knights in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena. Blue Rodeo plays the … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Nov. 21-25

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, November 18 to 20

Trace Bundy plays the Rio By Steve Newton FRIDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the Los Angeles Kings in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: the Vancouver Symphony performs live to a screening of The Wizard of Oz at the Orpheum Theatre. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: American comedian and actor Jay Mohr … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, November 18 to 20

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 14 to 18

The Eastside Culture Crawl kicks off Thursday By Steve Newton MONDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of Moonage Daydream, director Brett Morgan’s documentary exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey. MONDAY: Organ.ic Chemistry--a Vancouver jazz-funk quartet composed of organist Jason de Couto, saxophonist Tom Keenlyside, guitarist Adam Rohrlick, and drummer Nick Bracewell--performs at Guilt & Co. TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 14 to 18

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 11-13

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer plays the Hollywood By Steve Newton FRIDAY: Chicago alt-rock band Smashing Pumpkins plays Rogers Arena on the Spirits on Fire Tour, with guests Jane’s Addiction. FRIDAY: Vancouver blues-rock duo the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer play the Hollywood Theatre, with guests History of Gunpowder. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker joins the Vancouver Symphony in a … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 11-13

Newt’s top 10 (or 11) things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 7 to 11

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings play the Commodore By Steve Newton MONDAY: American singer-rapper Lizzo plays Rogers Arena on The Special Tour, with guest Latto. MONDAY: AEG and MRG Live present New Zealand's Bret McKenzie--one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords--performing at the Vogue Theatre on his Songs Without Jokes Tour. … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 (or 11) things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 7 to 11

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 4 to 6

Moonage Daydream screens at the Rio By Steve Newton FRIDAY: the Geekenders host a screening at the Rio Theatre of director Jim Sharman's 1975 rock musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Alex Flock plays Guilt & Co. FRIDAY: Alex Flock's Funk Brigade, featuring Vancouver guitarist Alexander Flock, presents its take on classic funk hits at … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 4 to 6

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

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Oct. 28-30

Rock N' Roll Circus plays Seymour's Pub By Steve Newton FRIDAY: '70s-style Vancouver rock band Rock N' Roll Circus plays North Van's Seymour's Pub & Grill in celebration of singer Chris Woudstra's 50th birthday. FRIDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of the extended director's cut of director William Friedkin's supernatural horror classic, The Exorcist. FRIDAY: … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Oct. 28-30

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 24 to 28

Tosin Abasi's Animals as Leaders play the Commodore By Steve Newton MONDAY TO FRIDAY: Fright Nights: Resurrection is a Halloween-themed experience at Playland with seven haunted houses, over 15 rides, creepy décor, roaming monsters, and live performances. TUESDAY: screening at the Rio Theatre of director Brian De Palma's 1976 adaptation of Stephen King's bestselling horror novel, Carrie. TUESDAY: Symphony … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 24 to 28

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Oct. 21-23

gonzo stuntman steve-o is at the vogue on saturday By Steve Newton FRIDAY: American comedian Chris Rock performs standup at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre as part of his Ego Death World Tour 2022. FRIDAY: late-night double-bill at the Rio Theatre of Tod Browning's Freaks and Shinya Tsukamoto’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man. FRIDAY: Canadian … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Oct. 21-23

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, October 17-21

the grateful dead's American Beauty is reimagined on Friday at West Van's Kay Meek Arts Centre By Steve Newton MONDAY: Timbre Concerts presents Toronto country-rock band the Sadies at the Fox Cabaret, with guests Kacy & Clayton. MONDAY TO FRIDAY: the 35th annual Vancouver Writers Fest features dozens of events with local and international writers … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, October 17-21

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Oct. 14-16

Colin James performs as part of the BlueShore at CapU 25th Anniversary Gala By Steve Newton FRIDAY: Kenny vs. Spenny at the Harbour Event & Convention Centre sees lifelong frenemies Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice using personal attacks and lifelong grievances to create cringe-inducing comedy. FRIDAY: soul, jazz, and R&B singer Krystle Dos Santos performs with her five-piece band at the ACT … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Oct. 14-16

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 10 to 14

fright nights runs at playland until Oct. 31 By Steve Newton MONDAY: The Bay Strikes Back Tour visits the Commodore Ballroom, featuring performances by metal bands Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel. MONDAY: the Rocket Revellers perform an energetic mix of western swing, jump blues, and rockabilly at Guilt and Co. MONDAY TO FRIDAY: Fright Nights: … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 10 to 14

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

don ross plays the Mel Lehan Hall on Sunday. By Steve Newton The 41st annual Vancouver International Film Festival features over 300 films being shown at the VIFF Centre, Cinematheque, and Rio Theatre until Sunday. The Vancouver Canucks take on the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Arena on Friday. Vancouver jazz guitarist Jared Burrows and Italian pianist Carlo Morena lead their … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this weekend