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Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.

6:30pm - Monday, Oct 22, 2018

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician M.I.A., who continues to shatter conventions with her work, words, and art. Director Stephen Loveridge ...[more]

Mandy

8:45pm - Monday, Oct 22, 2018

Writer-director Panos Cosmatos follows up his feature debut, 2010's hyper-stylish midnighter BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW, with one of the year's most buzzed about titles - the punishing, blood-soaked hallucinogenic revenge odyssey MANDY. Set in the ...[more]

Story Story Lie: Grave Decisions

7:00pm - Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

CAN YOU SPOT THE LIAR? Get set for a ghostly halloween with terrifying true stories and one haunting lie at the hit storytelling game show Story Story Lie. Guaranteed to give you Goosebumps! Weird, wicked and wonderful. Spot the liar right and ...[more]

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Howling 2 (85)

9:30pm - Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

Come see folks who wrote jokes for Mystery Science Theater 3000 provide live, hilarious commentary for the best bad movies! On Tuesday, October 23, Vancouver’s favorite movie riffers The Gentlemen Hecklers (comedians Eric Fell and Patrick ...[more]

Improv Against Humanity: Halloween Hilarity

8:00pm - Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018

Improv Against Humanity celebrates the spooky season with Halloween Hilarity at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, October 24! Join The Fictionals and special guests for horror-themed CAH comedy, an audience costume contest with prizes, and ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for more monstrous merriment (and snacks!) - it's THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver's best comedic performers at the Rio Theatre for your favorite #DNDLive comedy on the last Wednesday of every month. ...[more]

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert SOLD OUT

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert SOLD OUT

8:00pm - Friday, Oct 26, 2018

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a TWO NIGHT ONLY staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour. Follow ...[more]

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What We Do In The Shadows

11:30pm - Friday, Oct 26, 2018

From the writing-directing team of Jemaine Clement (FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS) and Taika Waititi (HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE, THOR: Ragnarok) comes a bloody high-larious tale in which an endearingly un-hip quartet of kiwi vampire friends reveal to us ...[more]

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert

2:00pm - Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a TWO NIGHT ONLY staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour. Follow ...[more]

Sold Out
The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert

8:00pm - Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a TWO NIGHT ONLY staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour. Follow ...[more]

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (With Geekenders Shadowcast!)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (With Geekenders Shadowcast!)

11:45pm - Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has been giving absolute pleasure to adoring audiences ...[more]

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Finding Big Country (Director in Attendance!)

1:00pm - Sunday, Oct 28, 2018

Following numerous sold out screenings at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival (in addition to winning the prestigious #mustseeBC Award), documentary filmmaker Kathleen S. Jayme's FINDING BIG COUNTRY finds its way to East Vancouver for ...[more]

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A

3:00pm - Sunday, Oct 28, 2018

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician M.I.A., who continues to shatter conventions with her work, words, and art. Director Stephen Loveridge ...[more]

Beetlejuice (30th Anniversary Remaster!)

5:30pm - Sunday, Oct 28, 2018

"It's showtime." Can you believe Tim Burton’s classic BEETLEJUICE turns 30 this year? Neither can we! Newly remastered in 4K, this family-favourite is a Halloween staple for us, and it's returning to our screen on Sunday, October 28. Starring ...[more]

28 Days Later (with or w/out 28 Weeks Later)

7:45pm - Sunday, Oct 28, 2018

The Rio Theatre's series of spooky offerings continues on Sunday, October 28 with a double bill screening featuring zombies... Lots of zombies. Expertly directed by visionary director Danny Boyle' (TRAINSPOTTING, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE), this chilling ...[more]

28 Weeks Later

10:00pm - Sunday, Oct 28, 2018

The Rio Theatre's series of spooky offerings continues on Sunday, October 28 with a double bill screening featuring zombies... Lots of zombies. So many zombies, in fact, that it's a 28 DAYS / WEEKS Double feature! We're kicking things off with ...[more]

The Craft

6:30pm - Monday, Oct 29, 2018

Now is the time. This is the hour. Ours is the magic. Ours is the power. Unleash your inner-90's, witchy-self with a special, prime-time screening of THE CRAFT - just in time for Halloween! Neve Campbell, Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney and ...[more]

The Lost Boys

9:00pm - Monday, Oct 29, 2018

Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die... It's fun to be a vampire. The Rio Theatre's series of Halloween classics continues on Monday, October 29 with everyone's favourite teen vampire thriller, Joel Schumacher's ...[more]

Halloween 3: Season of the Witch

5:45pm - Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Hospital emergency room Dr. Daniel "Dan" Challis (Tom Atkins) and Ellie Grimbridge (Stacey Nelkin), the daughter of a murder victim, uncover a terrible plot by small-town mask maker Conal Cochran (Dan O'Herlihy), a madman who's planning a Halloween ...[more]

The Crow

8:10pm - Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

"Devil's Night is upon us again." The Rio Theatre's series of Halloween classics continues with a "Devil's Night" screening of the stylish, soulful and ultimately haunting, supernaturally romantic revenge fantasy THE CROW - featuring a chilling ...[more]

Mandy

10:30pm - Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Writer-director Panos Cosmatos follows up his feature debut, 2010's hyper-stylish midnighter BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW, with one of the year's most buzzed about titles - the punishing, blood-soaked hallucinogenic revenge odyssey MANDY. Set in the ...[more]

What We Do In The Shadows

5:45pm - Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

From the writing-directing team of Jemaine Clement (FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS) and Taika Waititi (HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE, THOR: Ragnarok) comes a bloody high-larious tale in which an endearingly un-hip quartet of kiwi vampire friends reveal to us ...[more]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (With Geekenders Shadowcast!)

11:45pm - Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has been giving absolute pleasure to adoring audiences ...[more]

Paul Anthony's Talent Time!

8:00pm - Thursday, Nov 1, 2018

Only because of the beautiful outpouring of support from people like you, Talent Time returns for an 11th season on Thursday November 1st at The Rio Theatre! SAVE THE DATE: We are just in the very beginning stages and will be announcing ...[more]

Sue Foley & Jim Byrnes Live

7:30pm - Friday, Nov 2, 2018

Canadian Blues Legends SUE FOLEY & JIM BYRNES Friday, November 2nd Doors 6.30 pm Show 7.30pm Tickets: $35 advance/ $40 door Also available through Highlife, Red Cat, Zulu and Neptoon 19 & over. No Groupons or passes accepted for ...[more]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Hosted by the Geekenders!)

11:55pm - Friday, Nov 2, 2018

Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has been giving absolute pleasure to adoring audiences ...[more]

Sweet Soul Burlesque: 15 Years of Ferocity

9:00pm - Saturday, Nov 3, 2018

On Saturday, November 3, the Sweet Soul grrrls invite you to celebrate 15 years of burlesque ferocity with a fabulous red carpet event. Saturday, November 3 Red Carpet & Doors 8:00 pm | Show 9:00 pm Advance tickets $20 | $25 at the door ...[more]

Mohamed Fahmy Presents: Frontline POV

11:00am - Sunday, Nov 4, 2018

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Sunday, November 4 for the launch of a new investigative interview series from award-winning journalist Mohamed Fahmy. "Frontline POV" examines Islamic extremism and the de-radicalization of members and affiliates of ...[more]

Best F(R)iends Volume 1 & 2 Double Bill (Hosted by Greg Sestero!)

3:30pm - Sunday, Nov 4, 2018

"Oh, hai Mark!" Join us at the Rio Theatre with host Greg Sestero - immortalized as "Mark" in the pop-culture phenomenon THE ROOM and author of the best-selling memoir THE DISASTER ARTIST - for a full night of conversation, laughs, book signing, ...[more]

Best F(R)iends Volume 2 - Hosted by Greg Sestero! (Ltd. Single Film Ticket)

6:00pm - Sunday, Nov 4, 2018

"Oh, hai Mark!" Join us at the Rio Theatre with host Greg Sestero - immortalized as "Mark" in the pop-culture phenomenon THE ROOM and author of the best-selling memoir THE DISASTER ARTIST - for a full night of conversation, laughs, book signing, ...[more]

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