Queers & Beers: An LGBTQ+ Hang-Out for the Rest of Us, Sep. 18

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By Casey Stepaniuk

Remember that Gandhi saying about being the change you want to see in the world? You might not think it at first, but Vancouver’s Queers and Beers is inspired by just that sort of logic. It’s a seasonal event held every 3-4 months and just like the awesome name implies, it’s a hang-out party for LGBTQ+ folks focused on local craft beer tasting.

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Queers & Beers: An LGBTQ+ Hang-Out for the Rest of Us, Sep. 18

The Vancouver Eastside 10km is More Than a Footrace

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The fourth annual Vancouver Eastside 10km is happening this Saturday, September 17th, and all runners of all shapes and abilities are invited to participate in this run.

In a Q&A interview, race director Clif Cunningham gives an overview of the event.

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The Vancouver Eastside 10km is More Than a Footrace

The Vancouver Int’l Film Fest announces opening and closing films

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Organizers of the 35th Vancouver International Film Festival have announced the opening and closing films for the festival (Sept. 29-Oct 14).

This year, moviegoers can choose from over 300 films, starting with one about a Canadian artist who overcame a disability and ending with no less than the Big Bang.

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The Vancouver Int’l Film Fest announces opening and closing films

The Vancouver Christmas Market Relocates to Jack Poole Plaza This November

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A treasured holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market announced today that it will be moving from its original site at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza to its new, expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron). Running November 26 – December 30, 2016, the city’s signature yuletide celebration will expand its revelry with more than 50,000 square feet of space and over 70 huts in which to savour the abundance of authentic German flavours.

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The Vancouver Christmas Market Relocates to Jack Poole Plaza This November

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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The Fringe Festival begins this weekend with quirky and site-specific performances and they are in some diverse company; there is also an accordion festival, a Chinese film festival, and a flamenco festival.  There are daytime events to please family trekkies, Pagans, luxury car enthusiasts and horseback swordfighters. If you want to get a bit messy, there is a paint party and yes, the much anticipated annual Zombiewalk is on!

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

What to see at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival pt. 2

A comedic look at Portuguese culture, Festa is part of this year's Fringe Festival.

A comedic look at Portuguese culture, Festa is part of this year’s Fringe Festival.

With the Fringe Festival officially kicking off Thursday (Sept. 8), we’re presenting one more post of highlights. There are over 100 shows to choose from in the annual theatre festival, which runs the gamut from full-on musical productions to one-person monologues, from drama to comedy to dance. You can see our other post of Fringe picks here.

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What to see at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival pt. 2

Gastown Cabaret | The Back to Cool Edition, September 13

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Just because summer vacation has come to an end doesn’t mean the fun has to! On Tuesday, September 13th your party champions, April O’Peel, Sweet Munish and Sparkle Plenty present an evening of endless entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – The Back to Cool Edition – at Guilt & Company.

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Gastown Cabaret | The Back to Cool Edition, September 13