Good tidings we bring – and a list of Vancouver holiday concerts in 2014

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The Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir performs Making Spirits Bright Dec. 12 & 13 at Christ Church Cathedral.

Canada Post was the first out of the gate. The Crown Corporation began airing its commercials for the holiday season sometime back in August, it seems (though it was probably closer to the middle of November). Then Starbucks started playing Christmas music to go along with their eggnog lattes. And now December is upon us and the holiday concert season is in full swing.

Here are a few choices coming this month in Vancouver, from the traditional to the decidedly non-traditional, including a burlesque take on the Nutcracker and an annual salute to the unsinkable Keith Richards.

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Good tidings we bring – and a list of Vancouver holiday concerts in 2014

20 Craft Breweries + Burlesque Dancers: Beerlesque Comes to Vancouver

Performers at Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre Aug 19 2011. Photo credit: Robyn Hanson/The Snipe News

Performers at Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre Aug 19 2011. Photo credit: Robyn Hanson/The Snipe News

Craft beer, food carts and burlesque dancers: It’s a match made in … Vancouver.

Beerlesque IV rolls into town Friday, Oct. 10, as part of Vancouver Craft Beer Week.  Held ins Yaletown’s Roundhouse Centre, the event brings together 20 local breweries and a lineup of the city’s top burlesque dancers.

Because it’s easy to work up an appetite from all that drinking and ogling, a few of Vancouver’s top food carts will also be on hand.  Meanwhile, Blackberry Wood will be rocking the house with their unique brand of country-gypsy-circus music, completing the “adult carnival” atmosphere.

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20 Craft Breweries + Burlesque Dancers: Beerlesque Comes to Vancouver

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Gear up for the weekend with World Cup Final viewing parties, street dance lessons, music festivals, and more!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Geekenders next show celebrates Goblin Bowie in tight pants

Labyrinth

The same folks who brought Star Wars: A Nude Hope, The Wizard of Bras, and The Empire Strips Back to Vancouver are taking on one of the most disturbing pop culture totems of all. Yes, the Geekenders have set their sights on the movie that introduced a tight-pantsed David Bowie to a generation of impressionable young filmgoers.

The Labyrinth: A Spectacular Burlesque Adventure puts a burlesque spin on the 1986 cult classic Labyrinth. The show kicks off July 18 and will play for two performances at the Rio Theatre. Continue reading:
Geekenders next show celebrates Goblin Bowie in tight pants

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Bring the whole family out and about for the Victoria Day weekend!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Monday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend