The Black Phone

9:30pm - Sunday, Aug 7, 2022

The phone is dead. And it’s ringing. Director Scott Derrickson (the writer-director of SINISTER, THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE, and Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE) returns to his terror roots with a new horror thriller, THE BLACK PHONE. Finney Shaw, a ...[more]

CatVideoFest 2022

7:00pm - Monday, Aug 8, 2022

The world's #1 cat video festival is returning to theatres around the world - including the Rio Theatre in Vancouver. MrrRoowwwR! CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique ...[more]

Cats

9:00pm - Monday, Aug 8, 2022

Meow, meow. Jellicle cats unite! What's left to be said about CATS that hasn't already been said? The long-awaited, and much maligned, feature film adaptation of the blockbuster musical CATS lands at the Rio Theatre on Monday, August 8 - ...[more]

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

6:30pm - Tuesday, Aug 9, 2022

'HALLELUJAH: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song' is a definitive exploration of singer songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.” This feature-length documentary weaves together three ...[more]

The Black Phone

9:00pm - Tuesday, Aug 9, 2022

The phone is dead. And it’s ringing. Director Scott Derrickson (the writer-director of SINISTER, THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE, and Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE) returns to his terror roots with a new horror thriller, THE BLACK PHONE. Finney Shaw, a ...[more]

Fire of Love

6:30pm - Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a 1991 ...[more]

Mad God

8:45pm - Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

Follow The Assassin through a forbidding world of tortured souls, decrepit bunkers, and wretched monstrosities forged from the most primordial horrors of the subconscious mind. Every set, creature, and effigy in this macabre masterpiece is ...[more]

2001: A Space Odyssey

6:00pm - Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

"Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?" Cool down with us on Monday, August 1 (BC Day!) by venturing into the depths of the universe with Stanley Kubrick's monumentally epic 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (beautifully remastered for its 50th ...[more]

Justice Laid Bare: A Burlesque Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

8:00pm - Thursday, Aug 18, 2022

We're fired up, full of adrenaline, and ready to lay it all on the line for reproductive rights. Join some of Vancouver's most impressive dancers and burlesque performers for an evening celebrating and reclaiming body autonomy, health care, and ...[more]

Anthony B LIVE!

8:00pm - Saturday, Aug 20, 2022

World-renowned Jamaican roots, rock and reggae artist Anthony B grew up in rural Clark's Town in the northwestern parish of Trelawny in Jamaica. His deeply religious family life (his mother was a Seventh-day Adventist and his grandmother a ...[more]

An Evening with Bryan Danielson

8:00pm - Sunday, Aug 21, 2022

Got Pop? Concerts Presents An Evening with All-Elite Wrestling Star BRYAN DANIELSON Bryan Danielson will be in Vancouver to tell stories from his incredible career in the world of pro-wrestling! Stories from the indies, Ring of Honor, NXT, ...[more]

Showgirls of Dunder Mifflin: A Burlesque Parody

9:00pm - Saturday, Aug 27, 2022

Geekenders presents: Showgirls of Dunder Mifflin A Burlesque Parody "Life moves a little slower in Scranton, PA..." Join acclaimed fandom theatre troupe Geekenders, who are concentrating their usual pop culture theatre, comedy and burlesque ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for more monstrous merriment (and snacks!) – it’s THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver’s best improv performers at the Rio Theatre for a night of intrepid cosplay, questing for comedy glory (and snacks) in a ...[more]

The Gentlemen Hecklers: Hackers

9:30pm - Thursday, Sep 1, 2022

They're back! The Gentlemen Hecklers return to the Rio Theatre on Thursday, September 1 for their 10th Anniversary! And to celebrate a decade of live, hilarious commentary for the best, cheesiest movies, they’re bringing back one of their most ...[more]

Gift Certificate: Single Movie Pass

Share the love! Support the Rio Theatre in 2022 with a Gift Certificate

This Rio Theatre gift certificate is good for entry to any single regular film ...[more]

Gift Certificate: Movie Pass For Two & Concession

Share the love! Support the Rio Theatre in 2021 with a Gift Certificate

This Rio Theatre gift certificate is good for entry for two people to any single, regular screening and includes two medium popcorn bags, two medium fountain beverages, and two small ...[more]

Gift Certificate: Single Movie Pass & Concession

Share the love! Support the Rio Theatre in 2022 with a Gift Certificate

This Rio Theatre gift certificate is good for entry to any single regular screening and includes one medium popcorn, one medium fountain beverage, and one small ...[more]

The Rio Theatre Burlesque & Variety Show

9:00pm - Saturday, Sep 3, 2022

A copious cavalcade of top notch talent and captivating cabaret await at The Rio Theatre Burlesque and Variety Show on Saturday, September 3. Local Luminary April O’Peel has curated a show full of wonder sure to dazzle and delight our fun-loving ...[more]

PechaKucha Night Volume 51

PechaKucha Night Volume 51

7:30pm - Thursday, Sep 15, 2022

WHAT IS PECHAKUCHA 20x20? Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat”, it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: each presenter shows 20 images for 20 seconds each - a 6 minute and 40 second dose ...[more]

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Perfect Sacrifice: A Tribute to Elton John & Ed Sheeran

8:00pm - Saturday, Sep 17, 2022

Elton John and Ed Sheeran is the ultimate UK tribute – an evening of acoustic brilliance! Jeff Scott, based out of Richmond Hill, Ontario, has been performing the music of Elton John for over 20 years. His stage show features an array of ...[more]

Clerks III: The Convenience Tour (Early Show)

12:30pm - Sunday, Sep 18, 2022

Come see the new movie WITH Kevin Smith and let him use his mouth on you at the post-show Q&A! It’s Clerks III: The Convenience Tour! You ARE supposed to be here today! Sunday, September 18 - Early Show Doors 11:30 am | Event 12:30 pm ...[more]

Clerks III: The Convenience Tour (Later Show)

4:45pm - Sunday, Sep 18, 2022

Come see the new movie WITH Kevin Smith and let him use his mouth on you at the post-show Q&A! It’s Clerks III: The Convenience Tour! You ARE supposed to be here today! Sunday, September 18 - Later Show Doors 3:45 pm | Event 4:45 pm ...[more]

Clerks III: The Convenience Tour

7:00pm - Monday, Sep 19, 2022

Come see the new movie WITH Kevin Smith and let him use his mouth on you at the post-show Q&A! It’s Clerks III: The Convenience Tour! You ARE supposed to be here today! Monday, September 19 Doors 6:00 pm | Event 7:00 pm *Please arrive ...[more]

Gareth Reynolds LIVE!

8:00pm - Friday, Sep 23, 2022

The East Van Laugh RioT Presents/i> Gareth Reynolds The Rio Theatre and The East Van Laugh RioT are pleased to welcome comedian Gareth Reynolds to the Rio' stage on Friday, September 23. Friday, September 23 Doors 7:15 pm | ...[more]

Kevin Fraser: I'MPOSSIBLE Tour

8:30pm - Thursday, Oct 13, 2022

This fall, Vancouver gives a warm welcome to South African comedian Kevin Fraser as he gives a Canadian crunch on stage with his I’MPOSSIBLE Tour. East Van's Rio Theatre is ready to welcomes all fans and comedy enthusiasts to light up the night ...[more]

Trace Bundy’s Acoustic Holiday

7:30pm - Sunday, Nov 20, 2022

Trace Bundy’s Acoustic Holiday With Special Guest Dave Martone A guitar virtuoso and cross-genre musician, Trace Bundy has been captivating fans around the world with his unforgettable live performances. Originally finding fame through YouTube, ...[more]