Gastown Cabaret – The Beach Party Edition, August 9th

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Summer. Where bedtimes cease to exist! Perfect for spending a night with Gastown’s most excellent trio: April O’Peel, Sweet Munish and Sparkle Plenty. Join them as they host an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Beach Party Edition, at Guilt & Company on Tuesday, August 9th.

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Gastown Cabaret – The Beach Party Edition, August 9th

Gastown Cabaret – The Heatwave Edition, July 12th

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The long summer nights can inspire you to explore extraordinary events, challenging you to milk every hour that this spectacular season has to offer, which is why party planners, April O’Peel, Sweet Munish, and Sparkle Plenty, invite you to experience an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Heatwave Edition at Guilt & Company in Gastown on Tuesday, July 12th.

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Gastown Cabaret – The Heatwave Edition, July 12th

Summer Lovin’ With Gastown Cabaret, June 14

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Seeking ways to make lasting summer memories?

Let them begin on Tuesday, June 14th at Vancouver’s historic Gastown neighbourhood for a hot, new edition of Gastown Cabaret – Summer Lovin’.

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Summer Lovin’ With Gastown Cabaret, June 14

16th Annual Chutzpah! Festival, Feb 18 – Mar 13 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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MADBOOTS

Breathtaking dance, discerning theatre, hilarious comedy and globally-celebrated music highlight this year’s festival with world-class performances and workshops by international, Canadian and local artists from February 18 to March 13, 2016.

An eagerly anticipated highlight of Vancouver’s dance season is the Chutzpah! Festival’s Dance Series. The 2016 Festival presents some of the most sought-after contemporary choreographers in the world. This year’s performances again offer high calibre, challenging and gorgeous dance delivering innovative and spell-binding work including Canadian and North American premieres from Italy’s brilliant Spellbound Contemporary Ballet; the incomparable Israeli dance company Maria Kong performing their much lauded Open Source; New York-based Gallim Dance in their repertory work Wonderland by choreographer Andrea Miller, which Dance Magazine praised as“Gutsy. Wild. Smart. Original.”; new to the international scene, New York City’s hot all male company MADBOOTS and a world premiere from our resident dance company, the acclaimed Shay Kuebler Radical System Art (BC) in a spectacular double bill; and Ballet Kelowna presents works by Artistic Director Simone Orlando, James Kudelka, Heather Myers and John Alleyne, with Toronto’s Continuum Contemporary Music accompanying (Chutzpah!PLUS).

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16th Annual Chutzpah! Festival, Feb 18 – Mar 13 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

5 Comedy Icons Coming to Vancouver’s JFL Northwest Fest this February

Image from JFLNorthwest.com

Image from JFLNorthwest.com

This February, some of the biggest names in comedy are coming to Vancouver.

The inaugural JFL Northwest Festival rolls into town Feb. 18-Feb. 27. The 10-day blowout, at venues throughout the city, highlights some of the planet’s best-known standup comedians, as well as emerging talent from Canada and beyond. Plus there’s plenty of improv and sketch comedy, not to mention family-friendly events.

Here are five huge standup icons who will be gracing Vancouver stages as part of the festival and in its lead-up this month:

Trevor Noah: The new host of The Daily Show is possibly the hottest act coming to JFL Northwest. Noah, who hails from South Africa, is known for his razor sharp analysis of American culture and world affairs. He manages to bring out the absurd on subjects as diverse and seemingly unfunny as racial tensions in America, terrorism and even the Ebola crisis. Feb. 19 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre; starting at $39.50

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5 Comedy Icons Coming to Vancouver’s JFL Northwest Fest this February

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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Happy Chinese and Lunar New Year!  Don’t miss out on the celebrations and festivals around Metro Vancouver this weekend.  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

Things To Do In Vancouver This Family Day Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Plan your upcomoing Friday through Monday with festivals, theatre, music, museum exploration, and more!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Family Day weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Family Day Weekend