Tea becomes them – the return of British duo James and Jamesy

James&Jamesy

A consistent favourite with audiences at the Fringe Festival, James & Jamesy are coming back to Vancouver.

James & Jamesy in High Tea, which begins May 18, is the second show from the award-winning British duo. It follows their 2012 debut 2 for Tea. Between the two, the shows have been performed 175 times in 13 Canadian cities to more than 15,000 audience members, children and adults alike. The shows have been described as “Monty Python meets Dr. Seuss.”

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Tea becomes them – the return of British duo James and Jamesy

Free outdoor concert in Gastown this Saturday!

James Vincent McMorrow at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver

James Vincent McMorrow at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Feb. 26 2015. Pavel Boiko photo for The Snipe News.

Canadian independent record label Dine Alone Records is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year with a tour.

Beginning in Vancouver this Saturday, the Red Bull Tour Bus is crossing the country with acts from the label’s roster. The ’67 GM transit bus, which transforms into a concert stage, will hit five different Canadian cities, with different acts performing in each. Here’s who you can see FREE this Saturday afternoon, beginning at 4 p.m. in Gastown (at the corner of Water and Alexander streets).

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Free outdoor concert in Gastown this Saturday!

Get in on a secret spy mission in downtown Vancouver

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Following the success of Crime in Downtown, Vancouver Mysteries is launching a new urban game this spring.

In Secret Mission, participants meet near the Waterfront Skytrain Station. After being divided up into teams, they’re visited by a mysterious stranger who gives them instructions for their mission. Then the game’s afoot as gameplayers seek to save the city.

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Get in on a secret spy mission in downtown Vancouver

Lucha Libre Wrestling in Vancouver for One Night Only!

Lucha Libre Wrestling Vancouver

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For one night only, Lucha Libre Mexican-style wrestling will be landing in Vancouver for an evening of high-flying, over-the-top action! On Friday, May 8th the Commodore Ballroom will turn into the biggest fiesta in the city as luchadores go head to head (and mask to mask!) to find out who the top Lucha Libre Wrestler in the city is — with a few surprises along the way!

It’s a celebration of Mexico, Cinco de Mayo, and the non-stop entertainment that Lucha Libre: A Night of Mexican Wrestling is sure to bring!

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Lucha Libre Wrestling in Vancouver for One Night Only!

Quick Guide to Vancouver Music Festivals this Summer

Vancouver Music Festivals 2015

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It’s festival season in Vancouver again! Pretty much every weekend from April – June is filled with festivals that cater to foodies, beer lovers, and art fanatics. It’s also time for music fans to rejoice because Vancouver hosts some of the best and most diverse music festivals in the country.

Starting in June and going into August, Vancouver music festivals bring a wide array of impressive talent to the city. Whether you’re into Jazz, Folk music, or Indie, there’s a music festival just for you. Check out our list of the top Vancouver music festivals happening this year in the city:

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Quick Guide to Vancouver Music Festivals this Summer