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Coco Love: Live

Wednesday, November 22 at 8pm PST

On Nov 21 and 22, Coco Love Alcorn and her band are coming back to the Rio Theatre in Vancouver! They'll be joined on stage by 6 local choirs over the 2 nights. These concerts will be part of her "Wonderland: An Invitation To Sing” tour, which will ...[more]

Warren Miller's Line of Descent

Friday, November 24 at 8pm PST

Volkswagen presents Warren Miller's "Line of Descent" Friday, November 24th, 2017 Doors @7pm, Show @8pm $15 advance, $20 at the door. 19+ / All Ages (minors on balcony) Groupons and passes are not accepted for this event ...[more]

Shrek

Friday, November 24 at 11:30pm PST

I bet you have never seen a donkey fly! Sometime since the release of this lovable animated satire in 2001 and now, SHREK has morphed into something of a cult-classic, a generational touchstone that make is perfect for a Friday Late Night Movie ...[more]

Lucky

Saturday, November 25 at 1:45pm PST

Best known as a character actor, John Carroll Lynch (FARGO, SHUTTER ISLAND, GRAN TORINO) makes a very comfortable move into the director's chair with his debut feature LUCKY, a film that will forever be remembered as a fittingly poignant swan song ...[more]

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Saturday, November 25 at 4pm PST

If behind every great man is a great woman, then Harvard psychologist and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston has the good fortune of having two -- his wife Elizabeth and their mutual lover Olive Byrne. In addition to helping him perfect the lie ...[more]

The Third Annual Vancouver Burlesque Marathong

Saturday, November 25 at 9pm PST

Vancouver's biggest and most varied night of Burlesque is back! Saturday, November 25 Doors 8:00 pm | Show 9:00 pm Tickets $20 advance | $25 at the door *Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service. *Sorry, Rio Groupons and passes not ...[more]

Loving Vincent

Sunday, November 26 at 4:15pm PST

This feature-length painted animation -- the first film of its kind -- explores the life and unusual death of celebrated painter Vincent Van Gogh via depictions of his artworks, bringing the paintings to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one ...[more]

My Friend Dahmer

Sunday, November 26 at 9:30pm PST

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest United States between 1978 and 1991 before being captured and incarcerated. He would become one of America's most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story. Jeff Dahmer (Ross ...[more]

Loving Vincent

Monday, November 27 at 6:30pm PST

This feature-length painted animation -- the first film of its kind -- explores the life and unusual death of celebrated painter Vincent Van Gogh via depictions of his artworks, bringing the paintings to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one ...[more]

My Friend Dahmer

Monday, November 27 at 8:45pm PST

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest United States between 1978 and 1991 before being captured and incarcerated. He would become one of America's most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story. Jeff Dahmer (Ross ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Comedy Experience

Wednesday, November 29 at 8pm PST

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for another round of monthly medieval merriment (and snacks!) - it's THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver's best comedic performers at The Rio Theatre for your favourite #DNDLive comedy on Wednesday, ...[more]

Story Story Lie

Thursday, November 30 at 7pm PST

★★★★★ A Game Show that's full of it! “A live storytelling game show has been stumping Vancouver audiences. The show that invites the audience to separate fact from fiction.” (Vancouver Sun) Story Story Lie is an interactive, live and laughter ...[more]

My Friend Dahmer

Thursday, November 30 at 9:30pm PST

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest United States between 1978 and 1991 before being captured and incarcerated. He would become one of America's most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story. Jeff Dahmer (Ross ...[more]

Rick Estrin and the Nightcats

Friday, December 1 at 7:30pm PST

One Stop Rockshop Presents: Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, with guests by special arrangement: The Twisters Tickets: $30 advance (incl. GST) Or $35 at the door Tickets also available in-store: at BEATMERCHANT, HIGHLIFE, ...[more]

Another Wolfcop

Friday, December 1 at 11:45pm PST

Join us at the Rio Theatre for a Friday Late Night Movie screening event that will leave all you "strange animals" howling at the moon - it's ANOTHER WOLFCOP! (Winner, Best Canadian Feature Fantasia Fest 2017) A month has passed since the ...[more]

Seoul Station (With or w/out Blade of the Inmmortal Double Feature)

Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30pm PST

Directed by Sang-ho Yeon (THE KING OF PIGS, THE FAKE), the highly entertaining and socially aware animated zombie thriller SEOUL STATION is a kind of "prequel" to Yeon’s live-action horror film, the international mega-blockbuster TRAIN TO BUSAN ...[more]

Blade of the Immortal

Tuesday, December 5 at 8:30pm PST

Legendary (not to mention prolific) Japanese writer-director Takashi Miike has marked his 100th feature (!) as one of his hands-down best - a feast for the eyes, BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL is an utterly sweeping, fantasy-fueled samurai action-adventure ...[more]

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: A YMCA Annual Campaign Movie Fundraiser

Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30pm PST

Join us for a special screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at the Rio Theatre! All funds raised through ticket sales will go to the YMCA's Annual Campaign, supporting children and families in need in our local community. Wednesday, December ...[more]

Talent Time: 10th Annual Xmas Special!

Thursday, December 7 at 8pm PST

Save the date! We will get FESTIVE. Photos with Santa, snow falling from the sky, joyful choirs, comedy…mark it on your calendar and lets celebrate the joy of being alive!! ⚑ ⚑ THUR DEC 7th⚑ ⚑ Tickets : $12 in advance/ $14 at the door ...[more]

The Geekenders Presents How I Met My Mother: A Back To The Future Parody Musical

Friday, December 8 at 8pm PST

"Great Scott!" Hop in your Delorean and join Canadian “cult sensation” Geekenders on a musical journey through the space-time continuum in How I Met My Mother: A Back to the Future Parody Musical! With a full 1.21 gigawatts of song parodies, ...[more]

The Room

Friday, December 8 at 11:45pm PST

You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll wonder, "What in the hell is going on here?!" Oh, hai! To mark the release of THE DISASTER ARTIST (which writer-director-star James Franco saw, for the very first time, AT ye olde Rio Theatre in November, 2013) ...[more]

The Geekenders Presents How I Met My Mother: A Back To The Future Parody Musical

Saturday, December 9 at 8pm PST

"Great Scott!" Hop in your Delorean and join Canadian “cult sensation” Geekenders on a musical journey through the space-time continuum in How I Met My Mother: A Back to the Future Parody Musical! With a full 1.21 gigawatts of song parodies, ...[more]

The Room

Saturday, December 9 at 11:45pm PST

You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll wonder, "What in the hell is going on here?!" Oh, hai! To mark the release of THE DISASTER ARTIST (which writer-director-star James Franco saw, for the very first time, AT ye olde Rio Theatre in November, 2013) ...[more]

The Geekenders Presents How I Met My Mother: A Back To The Future Parody Musical

Sunday, December 10 at 8pm PST

"Great Scott!" Hop in your Delorean and join Canadian “cult sensation” Geekenders on a musical journey through the space-time continuum in How I Met My Mother: A Back to the Future Parody Musical! With a full 1.21 gigawatts of song parodies, ...[more]

13th Annual Storytelling Championship Finals

Tuesday, December 12 at 8pm PST

13th Annual Storytelling Championship Finals Tuesday, December 12 Doors 7pm/ Show 8pm Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door No Groupons or passes accepted for this event +19 only for entry The grande finale of a yearlong live ...[more]

No Dress Rehearsal - A Tribute to Gord Downie

Thursday, December 14 at 8pm PST

Join us at the Rio Theatre to pay tribute to Cananda's Rock Poet Legend, Gord Downie. And the best way we know how ... is through his music and his beautiful words. "Music brings people together. So my function in anything I do is to help bring ...[more]

A Harry Potter Christmas Burlesque at The Rio Theatre

Sunday, December 17 at 8pm PST

The Geekenders are back with even more Harry Potter magic - and this time it's Christmas! On December 17th, come down to The Rio Theatre for a holiday celebration like no other. Jam packed with all your favourite witches, wizards, and magical ...[more]

Improv Against Humanity: Cards Against Vancouver Launch at Rio Theatre!

Wednesday, December 20 at 8pm PST

The Fictionals are launching the long-awaited Cards Against Vancouver tribute deck at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, December 20, and you're all invited to see the new cards brought to life onstage! Thanks to the hilarious submissions from Improv ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Comedy Experience

Wednesday, December 27 at 8pm PST

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for another round of monthly medieval merriment (and snacks!) - it's THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver's best comedic performers at The Rio Theatre for your favourite #DNDLive comedy on Wednesday, ...[more]

Blade Runner (With or w/out Blade Runner 2049 Double Bill Option)

Wednesday, January 3 at 6:15pm PST

"More human than human is our motto." This is the one you've been begging us for, Vancouver! Join us for back-to-back screenings of Ridley Scott's BLADE RUNNER: The Final Cut followed by Denis Villeneuve's BLADE RUNNER 2049 on Wednesday, January ...[more]

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