Lights at Lafarge is the Largest Free Outdoor Light Display in the Lower Mainland

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Image courtesy of the City of Coquitlam

Just a quick trip out of the city will take you into a dazzling display of lights at the annual Lights at Lafarge installation set up by the City of Coquitlam.

Wander around the waters edge of Lafarge Lake for some fun this winter with the lights shining from November 25, 2017 until January 21, 2018. There will also be a special pre-lighting event on opening night (November 25th) to celebrate the return of the fantastic light display!

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Lights at Lafarge is the Largest Free Outdoor Light Display in the Lower Mainland

Embrace Your Most Fabulous Inner Kid at Storytelling with Drag Queens for Adults in Vancouver

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By Casey Stepaniuk

Have you ever gone to storytime at the library with a little one in your life and thought, “I wish they had something like this for adults?” Have you ever thought that drag queens would be great at doing storytime? Both of these wishes will come true on November 29th at Café Deux Soleils!

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Embrace Your Most Fabulous Inner Kid at Storytelling with Drag Queens for Adults in Vancouver

Eight movies to see at this year’s European Film Festival in Vancouver

A scene from As We Were Dreaming, one of the films screening at this year’s European Film Festival.

The East German Trainspotting, Hungary’s highest-budgeted film, and Romania’s entry for the upcoming Academy Awards are among the films screening at this year’s European Film Festival (Nov. 24-Dec. 4).

Presented by Cinematheque (1131 Howe St.), the Vancouver consulates and the Ottawa embassies of the member states of the European Union and the Delegation of the European Union to Canada, the 20th Annual European Union Film Festival features entries from 25 EU members. Vancouver audiences can experience the culture of these countries without buying a plane ticket, never mind squeezing into those narrower and narrower seats and fighting for space in the overhead bins.

Here are some, but by no means all, of the highlights from this year’s festival.

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Eight movies to see at this year’s European Film Festival in Vancouver

This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver – November 17, 2017

Check out this week’s top 5 Instagram photos from @Inside_Vancouver!

The talented photographers who snapped these shots have either tagged us in their post or have included the #veryvancouver hashtag in their caption.

Follow us on Instagram, tag us in your next snap, and you may see your picture featured here.

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This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver – November 17, 2017

5 Things You Need To Check Out At Yaletown’s CandyTown

Photo: Britney Gill

CandyTown at Yaletown is right around the corner! To prepare you for this year’s event, check out our round-up of things to do.

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5 Things You Need To Check Out At Yaletown’s CandyTown

How to Maximize Your Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl Experience

Sense Of Silence, Reclaimed Oak Flooring and Fire, 3’ x 8’ x 41/2′ by Lee Roberts

Today marks the exciting kick-off of the 21st Annual Eastside Culture Crawl (November 16 to 19, 2017).

During this four-day period, visual arts, design, and craft studios in Vancouver’s Eastside open their doors exuberantly to the public. This year’s incarnation is going to be the largest one yet. As someone who goes every year, I have some tips for making the most of your Eastside Culture Crawl experience.

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How to Maximize Your Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl Experience

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: November 16, 2017

This weekend artists are opening their studios to the public, Salish weavers are sharing their visual stories, the Space Centre is inviting families to play sci-fi, and the Vancouver Symphony has let dinosaurs into the theatre!

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: November 16, 2017