Rumble In The Jungle
When: Jan. 30, 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: Bloedel Conservatory
The Friends of Bloedel are hosting a gala dinner under the iconic triodetic dome. The evening includes a Tahitian fire dancer and the music of Dal Richards. Tickets are $125 will raise funds to save the 40-year-old dome.

Laugh it Out
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Orpheum
Shaun Majumder, Seán Cullen and Nikki Payne perform standup comedy highlighted by ‘musical naughtiness,’ hosted by the Barenaked Ladies’ Tyler Stewart and Ed Robertson. Tix: start at $25. They are available at

Beyond Eden
When: Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Vancouver Playhouse
A musical based on an expedition led by Wilson Duff and world-acclaimed artist Bill Reid. Tix: Start at $30, available at

Kronos Quartet
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: 6265 Crescent Road
Kronos and Inuit vocalist Tanya Tagaq perform Nunavut. The centrepiece for the show is Tundra Songs to paint a picture of the Arctic soundscape. Tix: Start at $33, available at

Trailer Park Boys

When: Friday
Where: River Rock Theatre
Ricky, Julian and Bubbles perform a court-ordered puppet show about the dangers associated with drugs and alcohol live on stage. This is the real deal. Tix. $50 Info:

Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
When: Ends Feb. 6
Where: Granville Island Stage
This musical fable for adults takes theatergoers into a fantastical rendering of the Gothic dreamscape of Poe’s life, revealing the psychology of the man whose haunting, darkly comic writings resonate in each of our tell-tale hearts.