Nov. 1 – Nov. 18 – She Stoops to Conquer, sildenafil Stanley Theatre – Goldsmith’s classic comedy of manners – been done many times; hope this one perks it up a bit.  www.artsclub.com

Nov. 1 – Nov. 18.  The Number Fourteen, advice Waterfront Theatre, ailment Granville Island – back again; earned a 1998 New York Drama Desk nomination in the Unique Theatrical Experience category. The production has also garnered four Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, and a Dora Mavor Moore nomination.

Nov. 1 – Feb. 24.  Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Painting and Photography.  Vancouver Art Gallery. www.vanartgallery.bc.ca;   Nov. 10 – Curator’s Tour, 2:00 pm;       Nov. 20 – Artists’ Respond, 7:00 pm.  Also Traffic:  Conceptual Art in Canada, 1965-1980.

Nov. 7.  Sam Sullivan Public Salon, 7:30 to 9:00, Vancouver Playhouse.  Eight speakers each talk about one inspiring idea.  http://globalcivic.org/public-salons/

Nov. 7 – 11.  Circle Craft Christmas Market, Vancouver Convention Centre – wonderful crafts, fashion show, artists’ demonstrations. http://circlecraft.net/Christmas-Market

Nov. 15-18.  Christmas at Hycroft, 2012, University Women’s Club of Vancouver, 1489 McRae Avenue, Granville & 16th.  www.christmasathycroft.ca

Nov. 15 – Dec. 1.  Dickens’ Women – Miriam Margolyes (London, England) Olivier nominated production- portrayal of over 23 of Dickens’ best-loved characters.  The Cultch, Venables & Victoria Drive.  tickets.thecultch.com

Nov. 16 – 18.  Eastside Culture Crawl.  360 artist studios open to the public.  www.eastsideculturecrawl.com

Nov. 22 – Dr. Clyde Hertzman.  Heart-Mind Learning: Helping children Rise to the challenges of the 21st Century, 7:00 pm, SFU Segal Graduate School of Business, 500 Granville Street, Room 1200; sponsored by The Dalai Lama Center.  http://dalailamacenter.org/event/educating-heart-series-clyde-hertzman

Nov. 22 – Dec. 22 – Santaland Diaries.  True Confessions of an Elf.  Arts Club Revue Stage.  www.artsclub.com

Nov. 23 – Dec. 30.  Amaluna, Cirque de Soleil  http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/amaluna/tickets/vancouver.aspx

Nov. 24.  Being at Home with Elvis: Canadian Theatre and American Power.  Professor Jerry Wasserman, UBC, 8:15, Vancouver Institute Lecture.  Lecture Hall No. 2, Instructional Resources Centre at UBC.  http://vaninst.ca/

Nov. 24 – Dinner with Friends, Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright St., Granville Island – Pulitzer prize winning play about the journey to find balance and truth in marriage and friendships and the unspoken sorrow that can creep up on us as we approach middle age (and older).  www.dinnerwithfriends.brownpapertickets.com

Nov. 24 – Dec. 24.  Vancouver Christmas Market, Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza – “back for its third year.  Sample new delicious food items and find your unique Christmas gift! Enjoy seasonal music and a great entertainment program of authentic folk groups!”  www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com

Nov. 26 – Dec. 28.  It’s A Wonderful Life. Arts Club Granville Island Stage.  www.artsclub.com

Nov. 29 – Dec. 23.  White Christmas The Musical.  Arts Club Stanley Theatre.  www.artsclub.com