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Après le Déluge: The Buddy Cole Monologues

Thu, Sep 19 - Sat, Sep 21

Pi Provocateurs presents Scott Thompson’s
Après le Déluge: The Buddy Cole Monologues

Lounge lizard Buddy Cole from Kids in the Hall makes a return to the limelight in an evening of humorous monologues from the period the show went off the air in 1995, to the present day.

Well known to fans as a member of the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, Scott Thompson is anything but your average comedic talent. Scott Thompson has been creating and performing monologues as Buddy for stage and screen appearances for over 30 years. Buddy is a world-weary, openly gay man, who is utterly unafraid to offer his dry takes on the most incendiary topics. He’s been a special correspondent for The Colbert Report at the Sochi Olympics in 2014 and is currently on Vulture Magazine’s recent list of 100 jokes that shaped modern comedy.

“Après le Déluge is something of a roller-coaster ride, with Cole in the front car, somehow steering the thing and daring us all to cry out in joy or rage or whatever it is we need to do … an uproarious blend of fact and fiction.”
– Vish Khanna, Exclaim!

Written and performed by Scott Thompson
Directed by Robin Collins
Run time: 70 minutes
Sept 19-21 at 8pm

High Tea on the Sea with Yoho Cruises

Sat, Sep 21

Join us onboard theMV Carousel for the most exquisite and elegant High Tea Experience inVancouver.

Sit back and enjoy the incredible coastal and city views during your two-hourlong cruise on Vancouver’s beautiful waterways. Let us pour you a cup of teawhile you unwind to Contemporary Harpist Kyla Egli.

Sample 5 teas from around the world with our tea expert from Silk Road Teas andenjoy your favorite with our specialty crafted three-tiered canape tray.

This teatime is fit for a queen! Come dressed to impress, don your best hat andwin a prize!

Date: Saturday September 21st
Boarding at 12:30
Sails from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Vancouver Spirit Run

Sun, Sep 22

Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC, Canada map

The Vancouver Spirit Run is a one-day cross country and trail running event that takes place at Jericho Beach Park and features something for everyone. On September 22, 2019 take advantage of the beautiful trails at Jericho Beach Park. The cross country races consist of multiple loops on mixed surface trails, including grass, gravel, and bark mulch and feature spectacular scenery of both the park and beach. Competitiors can expect cross-country events for all age groups ranging from children to masters ranging from 1km to 8km, including a mixed 4x1km Relay. Our events welcomes all ages and abilities from the highly competitive to those who are looking for a fun trail run.
For more information:

Nature’s Medicine: Mixed Media Creativity Workshop

Sun, Sep 22

Create your ownnature inspired mixed media piece in this creativity workshop. Using stencils,collage papers, and printed imagery of ferns, ravens, eagles and beyond youwill create a layered piece of art that incorporates tactile textures andlanguage.

Instructor Melanie Rivers, Tiyaltelwet, will share teachings from her Squamishancestry; learn how the Sqaumish Nation connects to the land, animals, andbirds. Melanie will guide you through a meditation to connect with the imageryfor your piece and lead you step by step in its creation. You will leave withyour own uniquely expressed piece that you can hang on your own wall or offeras a gift. Relax and enjoy yourself in this welcoming workshop held in a safelearning environment. If you are new to art, Melanie welcomes the opportunityto introduce you to this mixed media approach. Materials are included andaprons are supplied, but it is recommended you wear clothes you can acceptenduring paint drops.

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019

Time: 12 – 4pm

Admission: $90 for General Admission, $85 for MOV Members

Spaces are limited. Register early

21st Century Flea Market

Sun, Sep 22

Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4, Canada map

Boho chic to 50’s kitsch, collectibles and memorabilia to vintage kitchenalia, 185 tables of bargains on deluxe 20th century junque! Retro furnishings, jewelry, antiques, dolls & toys, books, shabby chic, china & glass, memorabilia, mid-century Modern, linens & lace, sports items, lamps & shades, silverware, paintings & prints, country stuff, collectibles and much, much more…

Plus Learn All About Your Vintage and Collectible Treasures!
Wondering if that sparkling ring you scored at an estate sale is the real thing or not? Think you found a hidden gem at the thrift shop but not sure what it is or what it’s worth? Drop-in appraisals are available from 10am-3pm on a first-come-first-served basis, conducted by appraiser Gale Pirie. Gale is an independent, accredited member of the Canadian Personal Property Appraisers Group with many years of experience in valuing estate goods. She’s previously worked as an appraiser with the CBC’s Canadian Antiques Roadshow, and now brings her knowledge and expertise to the 21st Century Flea Markets. For more information, visit our website at

Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive at 16th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4 – Near Broadway Skytrain

General Admission – 10am-3pm – $5 at Door (Cash Only)
Special VIP Early-Bird Admission During Vendor Set-Up – 7am-10am – $20 at Door
Children Under 13 Free with Adult Admission
Free Parking – Cafe/Snack Bar – Wheelchair Accessible
For more information, call 604.980.3159 or visit 21cpromotions.com

Simon King Comedy Hour – All in Good Fund

Wed, Sep 25

Elements Casino Surrey, 17755 60 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 1V3, Canada map

FUNDRAISER forour mentorship kids.  We are so lucky to have the

one and onlySimon King, an amazing stand-up comedian, with us

for thisevent.  He will have a guest with him, and together they will bring us anexceptional, hilarious, side-splitting evening of entertainment.
“From everything I have seen, Simon King is truly a giftedcomedian” – Robin Williams
Andthe reason for the fundraiser?  A greatprogramme for young-

sters where they willimprove their bodily co-ordination, build their literacy skills, get a greatphysical workout, make lifelong friends,

learn first hand aboutpeople from cultures other than their own, develop self-discipline and responsibility,become part of a fun and creative team and finally get to show what they’velearned in front

of thousands ofpeople? The Royal Canadian Theatre Company

Youth Mentorship Programmedoes all of this and more – often helping

kids with issues suchas anxiety, those on the spectrum or with

behavioural problems.


BC Culture Days

Fri, Sep 27 - Sun, Sep 29

BC Culture Days ispleased to announce its 2019 ambassadors. In honour of Culture Days’ 10thanniversary celebration, 10 ambassadors will each be awarded $1,000, work withprofessional mentors, present a free Culture Days activity, and act as aspokesperson for BC Culture Days leading up to the Culture Days weekend onSeptember 27–29, 2019. This year’s successful applicants in the 2019 BC CultureDays Ambassador Program are Tiffany Blaise (Vancouver), Brock Gratz (Kelowna),Molly Gray (Fort Langley), Alyssa Harms-Wiebe (Vancouver), Mundia Kabunda (WestKelowna), Julian Legere (New Westminster), Sebastian Nicholson (Prince George),Olivier Salvas (Vancouver), Emily Shin (Richmond), and Dyana Sonik-Henderson(Victoria).

For more information about BC Culture Days and this year’s ambassadors, visit:culturedays.ca/bc

Rosanne Cash

Sat, Sep 28

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada map

The Chan Centre forthe Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the soulful,truth-telling vocals of Rosanne Cash, September 28, 2019, at 8pm in the ChanShun Concert Hall. The roots icon brings her timeless voice, dark-hued melodies,and gothic femininity to her latest album She Remembers Everything—a deeplypersonal, unflinching, and urgent meditation on women’s narratives within thepolitical pressure cooker of today’s America that Pitchfork calls “A vivid,haunting portrait of the blessings and bruises of life”.

For more information, visit chancentre.com

Gladstone Secondary School Class of 1984 35th Grad Reunion

Sat, Sep 28

940 Ewen Ave, New Westminster, BC V3M 5C8, Canada map

Gladstone SecondarySchool Class of 1984 is having a 35th Grad Reunion for Saturday, September 28,2019. For more info please e-mail Stella at happyrock1984@gmail.com. The Reunionis also posted on the School’s website under Grad Reunions, is up on classmates.comand is on Facebook under Gladstone Secondary School Class of 1984.

Le Concert Spirituel: Baroque Orchestral Suites featuring Jeanne Lamon

Sat, Sep 28

Early Music Vancouver(EMV) is proud to present Le Concert Spirituel: Baroque Orchestra Suites,September 28, 2019 at 7:30pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Legendary violinistand Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Musical Director Emerita Jeanne Lamon leadssixteen members of the Victoria Baroque Players in a performance of grandoverture suites and ravishing concerti grossi by Telemann, Rebel, Geminiani,and Delalande, celebrating the first-ever European public concert series. LeConcert Spiritual — launched in Paris in 1725, brought music previouslyexclusive to the royal courts to the public realm and introduced audiencemembers to an incredible roster of talented musicians from France and beyond;thereby, transforming the way music is shared to this very day.

Ticket from $18 and more information available at www.earlymusic.bc.ca

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