Five events you just can’t miss this week
DEANNE SMITH (October 12 to 14 at the Comedy MIX) Laugh yourself silly as comedy’s funniest gender-queer hipster nerd skewers herself and the state of the planet.
GRAHAM CLARK’S QUIZ SHOW (October 14 at the Fox Cabaret) Crack comedians play contestants on this whacked-out live game show.
ZHANG ZUO (October 15 at the Vancouver Playhouse) The Vancouver Recital Society brings us another rising piano star with passion to burn.
1 HOUR PHOTO (To October 15 at the Cultch) Moving storytelling, urgent history, and amazing miniature set pieces.
TURANDOT (October 13, 15, 19, and 21 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre) A chance to hear “Nessun dorma” live in Vancouver Opera’s epic, Puccini-scaled production.