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 Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Lots of festivals and shows this weekend for the whole family!  How many events will you attend?  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 Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Merry Christmas!  Start planning the weekend after your Christmas get-togethers… read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver from Boxing Day Friday to Sunday!

Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre and Tickets Tonight are closed for the holidays on December 25th, 26th, and January 1st.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

 Doors Open Vancouver, Hawker’s Market, Water’s Edge Days and Toronto Raptors basketball game are our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend, Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver New Year’s Eve Top Events

Vancouver New Year's Eve Top Events

Have you started planning for your ultimate New Year’s Eve Vancouver experience yet?  Ring in 2014 with a bang with our top picks!

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Vancouver New Year’s Eve Top Events

Improv troupes launch new Vancouver comedy school

The Sunday Service and Hip!Bang troupes

The Sunday Service and Hip.Bang! troupes

Watch out Toronto and LA, there’s a new comedy school kid on the block.

Los Angeles has The Groundlings. Toronto, Chicago and Hollywood have Second City. Seattle has Unexpected Productions Improv School. And now Vancouver has the Blind Tiger Comedy.

Preceded by the well-established Vancouver Theatre Sports League and Instant Theatre, Blind Tiger is a brand new school set to launch this month. It’s the brainchild of two local comedy troupes: the Sunday Service and Hip.Bang!.

“Vancouver launched Seth Rogen, Brent Butt, Colin Mochrie, and Ryan Stiles. People think the only Canadian comedy scene is Toronto, but Vancouver is becoming a very big contender,” says Caitlin Howden, a Blind Tiger founder and Second City Alumni. Howden belongs to the Sunday Service, an improv group who recently won Best Improv Troupe at the 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards.

Named after the prohibition-era nickname for an underground bar or speakeasy, Blind Tiger Comedy will be housed in Mount Pleasant at Little Mountain Gallery. According to one of the instructors and founders, Taz VanRassel, finding consensus amongst six funny and opinionated founders (Ryan Beil, Tom Hill, Caitlin Howden, Devin Mackenzie, Aaron Read, and Taz VanRassel) for the school’s name was a bit tricky.
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Improv troupes launch new Vancouver comedy school