SKOOKUM AFTER DARK
September 7 at Rickshaw Theatre
The after party of Stanley Park’s inaugural music festival celebrates local music with late night live performances at downtown music venues. This one features performances from Little Destroyer, Matt Mays, and Bad Animal at the Rickshaw.
ON THE TABLE
September 13 at 2405 East Hastings
BeatRoute is hosting its own On the Table talk right here in our office. Come, listen, and weigh in on a discussion about community and local music, from a publishing perspective. Our editors will be on site, talking about how you can engage in your music community in a huge variety of ways, even if you don’t play music yourself.
GREATER VANCOUVER FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
September 16 at Concord Pacific
Featuring more than 20 different food trucks, the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival’s focus this year is bringing a diverse assortment of cuisines. Don’t miss out on local favourites like Tacofino, Rocky Point Ice Cream, and Big Red’s Poutine.
September 20 at Museum of Vancouver
This inspiring documentary follows a group of snowboarders and surfers who become immersed in a journey of activism and resistance as they travel across BC’s west coast.
Until September 22 at Burrard Arts Foundation
Tom Hsu’s photography exhibition – Here, under our tongue – focuses on what remains in the camera frame after a picture has been taken. Intimate, unexpected, strange, and beautiful.
VANCOUVER AIDS WALK
September 23 at Sunset Beach
This annual 2.5 kilometre walk, which first began in 1994, benefits Positive Living BC in their support of people living with HIV/AIDS. This year’s walk also marks the return of Joe Average, the longtime and beloved face of the event.
BOOK OF MORMON
September 25-30 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
The hit musical by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone is back in town for another run. The multi award-winning comedy follows an odd couple of missionaries as they travel across the world to preach the message of Mormonism.
September 27-28 at BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts
The iconic writer, social commentator, and humourist is the first guest at Capilano University’s new speaker series that celebrates their 50th anniversary. Lebowitz has often been named a modern-day Dorothy Parker for her smart and satirical views on contemporary culture.
September 29 on Clark Dive
Inspired by Clark Drive, this DIY art project asks participants to walk along Clark Drive from 6th Ave to Powell Street, take photographs, and listen to a curated playlist of local music, and document it with the hashtag #ClarkWalk. Then, on September 29, the crossroads will feature an exhibition and live music performance.
MARY’S ON DAVIE
1201 Davie Street
The iconic West End diner, Hamburger Mary’s, has finally re-opened, rebranding themselves this time as Mary’s on Davie. Head there for a new menu that includes mac and cheese-stuffed grilled cheese sandwiches and boozy milkshakes, as well as a great community vibe.