Laugh-a-minute lineup at this year’s Northwest Comedy Fest in Vancouver

Maria Bamford is one of the performers at this year's Northwest Comedy Fest.

Maria Bamford is one of the performers at this year’s Northwest Comedy Fest.

Those creepy-looking owls are back. The smiling mascots are all over the website for this year’s Northwest Comedy Fest, which takes place Feb. 12-21 at various venues around town.

Though the grinning critters may be creepy, the fest’s roster is definitely (mostly) not. The 2015 NWCF boasts a stellar lineup, including former talk-show host Craig Ferguson, the controversial Hannibal Buress and the twisted Maria Bamford.

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Laugh-a-minute lineup at this year’s Northwest Comedy Fest in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Raciest Expo Returns: Taboo Naughty But Nice Show, Jan 22-25

Photo credit: Brendan | Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Brendan | Wikimedia Commons

50 Shades of Grey, the movie based on the best-selling novel that spiced up bedrooms around the world, hits theatres this Feb. 13, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

But if you’re looking to get in the mood before then, there’s Taboo Vancouver, the “naughty but nice” expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Jan. 22-Jan. 25.

This 19-plus show, which is now in its 14th year in Vancouver, describes itself as an “upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles [and] encouraging romance, personal betterment and all things taboo.”  Well, then.

The expo features a full weekend of live entertainment, plus informative seminars and nearly 100 booths offering the finest in “shopping, fashion and sexccessories.” Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Raciest Expo Returns: Taboo Naughty But Nice Show, Jan 22-25

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend features a great variety for everyone of all ages, including culinary events, comedy, music, and hockey!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Amateur Snowboard and Ski Park Jams Held Bi-Weekly on Grouse Mountain

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“Trint Thomas with a classic nose blunt over the city.” | Image courtesy of Grouse Parks

This Friday, snowboarders and skiers who are fans of sliding down rails and spinning onto boxes are invited to Grouse Mountain for their bi-weekly Jam Over the City progression sessions. From 6:30pm until 8:30pm every other Friday, anyone and everyone is invited to take part in these fun bonding sessions that will push your skills to the next level.

If you’re not a snowboarder or skier, this is also a good time to check out some local shredders in their natural habitat, trying out new tricks and putting on a free show.

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Amateur Snowboard and Ski Park Jams Held Bi-Weekly on Grouse Mountain

Soups On! Dine Out Vancouver Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow with Second Annual Chef Soup Experiment

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What happens when you ask more than 50 of Vancouver’s top chefs to bring one ingredient each and toss it into a boiling pot?

Kicking off the festival tomorrow is the second annual Chef Soup Experiment. Taking place on Granville Island, some 50 Dine Out chefs will toss one ingredient each into a simmering pot. Continue reading:
Soups On! Dine Out Vancouver Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow with Second Annual Chef Soup Experiment