Commercial Drive entertainment

Top Choice Theater in Commercial Drive

Cultch

This once-abandoned church has been a gathering place for performers and audiences since being officially designated a cultural space in 1973. Following comprehensive renovations a few years back, the beloved Cultch…
Cinema in Commercial Drive

Rio Theatre

Vancouver's most eclectic cinema, this restored 1980s movie house is like a community rep theater, staging everything from blockbuster and art-house movies to live music (there's an excellent sound system), improv c…
Music in Commercial Drive

Wise Hall

This comfortably grungy former church hall is a friendly neighborhood spot that's close to the heart of in-the-know locals who flock here to catch live ska, salsa, improv shows and the occasional hip-hop DJ night. C…
Performing Arts in Commercial Drive

Vancouver Poetry Slam

If you thought poetry was a tweedy, soporific experience, check out the events organized by the Vancouver Poetry House at Cafe Deux Soleils for a taste of high-speed, high-stakes slamming. The expert performers will…