The Hills Have Eyes (Remaster!)

11:30pm - Friday, Sep 21, 2018

New 4K restoration! From the mind of Wes Craven, THE HILLS HAVE EYES stands alongside the likes of TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD as one of the defining moments in American indie horror. Taking a detour whilst en route ...[more]

The Rankin File: Legacy of a Radical

2:00pm - Saturday, Sep 22, 2018

**** "Brisk and evocative ... If you’ve got any interest at all in Vancouver politics, how it is today and what came before, this is a must-see film.” - Vancouver Observer "Half Vancouver history, half killer stunt, and - with the upcoming ...[more]

McQueen

12:30pm - Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

Alexander McQueen's rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is both a personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of ...[more]

Three Identical Strangers

3:00pm - Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

New York, 1980: Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. Adopted by three different families and reunited by an astonishing, fairy-tale coincidence, the 19-year-olds' joyous, jaw-dropping ...[more]

Three Identical Strangers

5:25pm - Monday, Sep 24, 2018

New York, 1980: Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they're identical triplets, separated at birth. Adopted by three different families and reunited by an astonishing, fairy-tale coincidence, the 19-year-olds' joyous, jaw-dropping ...[more]

Perfect Blue 20th Anniversary Remaster! (With or w/out Double Bill Option)

7:45pm - Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Join us at the Rio Theatre for an Anime Monday Double Bill, featuring the 20th Anniversary remaster of Satoshi Kon's (PAPRIKA, PARANOIA AGENT) gorgeous anime PERFECT BLUE followed by Masaka Yuasa's (MIND GAME, LU OVER THE WALL) latest feature THE ...[more]

The Night is Short, Walk On Girl

9:30pm - Monday, Sep 24, 2018

From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME, LU OVER THE WALL, Adventure Time's "Food Chain") comes THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL, a comedy about one epic night in Kyoto. As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a ...[more]

Fatman Beyond with Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin

8:00pm - Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Kevin Smith IS Fatman Beyond The Rio Theatre is beyond excited to welcome one of our all-time, forever favourite humans, Kevin Smith, back to the venue on Tuesday, September 25 for an epic installment of the Fatman Beyond podcast with Marc ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Wednesday, Sep 26, 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 East Van Opry

8:00pm - Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

Join us on Saturday, October 20 for one of #EastVan's favourite annual music events - the East Van Opry. Now in its sixth year! As always, an extremely talented and eclectic mix of this City's most talented will take to the stage to perform their ...[more]

Story Story Lie: Grave Decisions

7:00pm - Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

CAN YOU SPOT THE LIAR? This halloween we have spooky stories at our hit storytelling game show. One of these scary stories will be a lie. Guaranteed the best night out! "Tall tales enthral audiences at this live storytelling game show." Vancouver ...[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 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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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]

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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Seinfeld Burlesque

8:00pm - Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Back for an encore after our sold out performance at the Rio in June! The cat-mrrreeeooowww - is out of the bag! Worlds are colliding in the best, "bizarro" way possible with Seinfeld Burlesque! Enjoy a hilarious night of dance performances ...[more]