Card game makes fun of Vancouver traditions like _______ and __________.

The Fictionals committing Improv Against Humanity. Photo courtesy Zemekiss Photo.

One of Vancouver’s hardest-working improv troupes has released a new party game that makes fun (with love, of course) of our fair city.

Created by the Fictionals Comedy Co., Cards Against Vancouver is a spin-off of the hugely popular Cards Against Humanity game. The Fictionals recruited dozens of Vancouver comedians and comedy fans to create the game, which is free to download, print and play. And the troupe will officially launch the game Dec. 20 at the Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway) as part of its monthly show Improv Against Humanity.

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Edgar Allen Improv? Nevermore! Plus: songs from orcas and an immersive haunted house.

Publicity image for Dark Matter.

With Halloween just over a week away, thrift stores are filled with last-minute revellers. Along with the panic of finding a costume, there’s also the question of how best to spend these days (and nights) leading up to the event.

If you think there should be more to Halloween than Rosemary’s Baby and a dark pumpkin ale, here are a few ideas—including whale sounds near a cemetery, an immersive haunted house, and Edgar Allen Poe (or a reasonable facsimile) improvising poems.

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Join the Pants-Less Party at the No Pants Skytrain Ride on Jan 8

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If you happen to be riding the skytrain on Sunday, January 8, 2017 and people start taking off their pants… Don’t worry, this is completely normal… sort of.

The official No Pants Skytrain Ride is coming back to confuse and bewilder people on the Vancouver skytrain (and hopefully cause a few laughs). On January 8, 2017 you’re invited to take your pants off and take a ride on the skytrain with the folks from Vancouver Improv Anywhere.

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Girl Jam Off Leash showcases Vancouver’s top female improvisors

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Vancouver improvisers Jamie Chrest and Sarah Dawn Pledge. Peter Williams, Red Eye Studios photo. Pictured:

Every Wednesday in November and December, Vancouver TheatreSports is showcasing some of Vancouver’s top female improvisors.

Girl Jam, a presentation of the Vancouver TheatreSports League, features an all-female cast in what the League calls the “Off Leash” slot (9:15 p.m.).

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