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Activities Around Metro Vancouver August 11-17

This week's events around Metro Vancouver include Cinematheque's annual Film Noir series and the inaugural Vancouver International Polo Fest.

The Southlands Riding Club hosts the Vancouver International Polo Festival Aug 13. Photo: Kim B.
Southlands Riding Club will compete at the Vancouver International Polo on August 13th. Hold a festival. Photo by Kim B. Kim B. Photo by /jpg

If you're looking for date ideas, free things to do, fun things to do with your kids, and more, our list can't be missed. Events around Metro Vancouver from August 11th to 17th. This week's pick is the inaugural Vancouver International Polo Festival.

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Vancouver International Polo Festival

Location: Southlands Riding Club, 7025 Macdonald St. , Vancouver

Tickets: $25 vancouverpolofest. com

The Vancouver International Polo Festival features a polo match, a divot stomp where spectators replace mounds of dirt torn by hooves during the match. Bands, DJs, polo-themed custom his art his installations, gallery style art his walks and more. Themed events also include tango dancers and Argentinean cuisine. Your general admission ticket includes access to the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Tent, beer lounge with games, complimentary wine tastings, and a curated cocktail programme. In addition, polo clinics and interactive games are held, and 100% of the profits are B. C. will be donated to Children's Hospital Foundation and Southland's Horse Rescue Program.

The original 1947 version of Nightmare Alley screens as part of Cinematheque’s annual noir festival.
Original Nightmare in his 1947 version As part of the Alley Screen Cinematheque's annual Noir Festival. jpg

Film Noir 2022

When: Until August 22nd

Where: Cinematheque, 1131 Howe St. , Vancouver

Tickets: $14/12/10 thecinematheque. ca

August. That means easy marks, double crossing lady, smoking her gate. This year's selection of film noir at the Cinematheque includes, among others, his 1947 film Nightmare Alley recently remade by Guillermo del Toro. Billy Wilder's classic Sunset Boulevard. With Victor Mature and Betty Grable, I wake up screaming. and two Raymond Chandler adaptations, The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye. The former is his 1946 Howard Hawks production starring Bogey and Bacall, and the latter is Robert Altman's 1973 with Elliott Gould as Philip Marlowe in Private Eye, sun-drenched, self-righteous. It's a movie. Cinematheque will also host his two-day Film Noir Filmmaking Workshop on August 13th and his 50th Anniversary Film Noir Party on August 19th at Performance Works.

Corey Payette (pictured), Chelsea Rose, Merewyn Comeau, and Desirée Dawson perform selections from the delayed musical Sedna Aug 12 at York Theatre. Photo: Ryan McDonald.
Cory Payette (pictured), Chelsea Rose, Mewyn Comeau , Desiree Dawson will perform selections from the postponed musical Sedona on August 12th at York Theatre. Photo: Ryan McDonald. Photo by Ryan McDonald /jpg

Guide My Way: Sedona Music Festival

Date: August 12 at 8:00 pm

Location: York Theater, 639 Commercial Dr. , Vancouver

ticket: $5-$29.99 ticket. the culture. com

Urban Ink's new musical Sedona, postponed due to COVID-19 and the loss of the puppets, will be rolled out softly at this concert. Sedona creator Cory Payett will perform the show's music alongside Chelsea Rose, Mewyn Comeau, and JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Desiree Dawson. The concert will also feature dancers choreographed by Zion Sky Carter. Urban Ink's full-scale production of his presentation was delayed by the pandemic, with flooding in Abbotsford in November 2021 damaging production materials, including his large lantern puppet. Payette is the creator of his acclaimed 2017 musical Children of God.

L.A. rockers The Regrettes play Fortune Sound Club Aug. 17. Photo Lissyelle Laricchia.
L. A. rocker The Regrettes performed on his August 17th at the Fortune Sound Club. Photo Lissyelle Larikia. Photo by Lissyelle Laricchia /jpg

The Regrettes

Date: Aug 17 7pm

Location: Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver

Tickets: $29.50 ticketweb. ca

Los Angeles indie rock band Regret, led by vocalist Lydia Knight, are coming to town fresh off a well-received set at Lollapalooza 2022 in Chicago. The quartet is based on her 2017 debut Feel Your Feelings Fool. and touring in support of her acclaimed 2019's How Do You Love. According to Washington Square News, the new album is "a major departure from the garage-punk rock sound that covered their previous work, leaning instead toward sweeping synths and bouncing pop beats. ”.

Jana Seale is among the buskers who have returned to local farmers markets this summer. Photo: Lisa King, Twins Lens Photography.
Local Farmers Market this summer I came back to Photo: Lisa King, Twins Lens Photography. Lisa King Twins Her lens photography /jpg

B. C. Farmers Market

When: Open

Where: Various Locations

Information: bcfarmers markettrail. com

The street performer is back at the local farmer's market for the first time since the pandemic. Ranj Singh, Jana Seale and Caden Knudson are among those who provide the soundtrack to buying fruit, fish and homemade delicacies. At the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market on August 11th and her Surrey Urban Farmers Market on August 14th, Singh fuses Eastern rhythms and melodies with Western folk. The Chilliwack seals play and sing coffee house pop/folk. She will be performing at Abbotsford Market on her August 13th, White Rock on August 14th and Coast her Valley Market Civic Plaza North on August 17th at Vancouver. He will be at his August 13th Haney Farmers Market and his August 20th Surrey Urban Farmers Market.

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