Uptown Vancouver theatre goes downtown

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One of Vancouver’s most respected theatres is opening its screen to some good, old-fashioned cinematic trash.

Moviegoers can usually count on Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour St.) to screen the best (or, at least most interesting) films from around the world, along with classics, forgotten gems, documentaries, and retrospectives. Not so when the NorthWest Comedy Festival gets involved.

Once a month over the next few months, the theatre – which is programmed by the folks at the Vancouver International Film Festival – will screen some famously bad cinema. And it will all be done in Hecklevision.

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Uptown Vancouver theatre goes downtown

New Vancouver dating series premieres tonight!

One of the participants of First Dates.

One of the participants of First Dates.

A new series that looks at the world of dating in Vancouver premieres tonight on the Slice Channel.

Filmed on location at the Loft at Earls Kitchen & Bar Yaletown (1095 Mainland Street), the series pairs up local singles for real first dates, and captures all the attendant awkwardness and small talk.

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Jon Bon Jovi Concert Update

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On behalf of Jon Bon Jovi Management, Rogers Arena and Tickets Tonight, we are very pleased to confirm that a replacement Jon Bon Jovi & The Kings of Suburbia concert is taking place on Saturday, August 22 at Rogers Arena.

WHO: JON BON JOVI & THE KINGS OF SUBURBIA
WHERE: Rogers Arena
800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
WHEN: Saturday, August 22, 2015
6:30pm – doors open
8:00pm – performance

This concert, in the world class Rogers Arena, is exclusively for customers with tickets to the cancelled Stanley Park show. Ticket holders are advised to bring their tickets with them to Rogers Arena and they will be assigned to a seating section according to the ticket level previously purchased. No additional tickets will be sold.

Tickets Tonight is pleased to be a partner of this event and will communicate with ticket holders later today with further details on the Rogers Arena concert.

Meet Mavis, Misty and more in this year’s VIFF documentary lineup

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Mavis Staples with the Staples Singers.

A famous art collector, a gospel/soul legend and an American ballerina are among the people you can discover at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival.

Now going into its 34th year, the VIFF has just has announced several documentaries for this year’s edition. The festival, which runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 9, 2015, features more than 75 nonfiction features. Here are some highlights.

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Meet Mavis, Misty and more in this year’s VIFF documentary lineup

Event Update: Jon Bon Jovi Concert Event Not Happening

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We have been advised that the August 22nd Jon Bon Jovi concert event is no longer happening.  We do not yet have the details but we are expecting information soon from the producer, Paper Rain Productions. We will advise accordingly when we have more information.