Home-made version of Family Feud returns!

A local version of Family Feud was such a success that organizers are bringing it back.

On Aug 9, the Biltmore Cabaret will host the second edition of Mack Gordon’s version of the famous TV game show. The first edition played to a packed and raucous house last June.

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Home-made version of Family Feud returns!

Teen Angst Night: A Celebration of Really Bad Poetry and other Cringe-worthy Teen Memories

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It’s not a phase mom, god – you just don’t understand!

Most people in their life have jotted down a poem or two to convey the unbearable angst they go through as teenagers. With hormones raging, sometimes all you need is a pad and paper to express those feelings that your parents just didn’t understand.

But, as we grow older and move away from the pain of growing up, it’s sometimes a good idea to look back and laugh hysterically at how melodramatic life was back then. Teen Angst is a comedy show that does just that, and does it well.

Full of comedy gold, Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series where readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diary entries, essays, plays, lists, etc) as long as it is super embarrassing.

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Teen Angst Night: A Celebration of Really Bad Poetry and other Cringe-worthy Teen Memories

FUSE is Vancouver’s Best Arty Party Taking Place this Friday

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Image courtesy of Vancouver Art Gallery | Facebook.com

Did you know that the Vancouver Art Gallery essentially turns into the hippest place in Vancouver on select Friday nights? If you haven’t already heard, FUSE is the monthly party that transforms the art gallery into the place to be for art, music, and live performances.

Since its humble beginnings in 2005, thousands of Vancouverites have gathered at the gallery for this unique adult evening event. FUSE boasts live performances, DJs, eclective gallery tours, and other unexpected surprises.

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FUSE is Vancouver’s Best Arty Party Taking Place this Friday

5 Reasons You Should Go to a Burlesque Show in Vancouver

Burlesque in Vancouver

Image courtesy of Dance Photographer – Brendan Lally | Flickr.com

Burlesque in Vancouver has recently surged in popularity, with weekly shows and monthly extravaganzas put on by world-famous performers. To top it all off, there’s even an annual International Burlesque Festival (in May) that brings performers from all over the world to shake their ta-tas in our beautiful city.

So, what’s the draw? Why are hundreds of Vancouverites flocking to the weekly and monthly burlesque shows that are taking place in venues across the city? Simple. Burlesque is fun, flirty, sexy, and a little geeky all at the same time. It’s different from simply seeing a stripper, and it is an entertaining and empowering scene that is thriving in Vancouver.

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5 Reasons You Should Go to a Burlesque Show in Vancouver

Stimulate Your Senses this Saturday at Hawkers Market

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Image courtesy of Hawkers Market

The fourth ever Hawkers Market in Vancouver is being held this Saturday, September 28th at 870 East Cordova. What is Hawkers Market? Local food and loud music. Delicious drinks and drunken dancing…

Created just a few months ago, The Hawkers Market is a monthly recurring “underground” food marketplace that takes place at East Van Studios to support local food entrepreneurs.

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Stimulate Your Senses this Saturday at Hawkers Market

Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Gastown

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Founded by a saloon owner and entrepreneur named ‘Gassy’ Jack Deighton in the 1860s long before there even was a Vancouver, Gastown is the city’s original neighbourhood.

A statue of Gassy Jack marks the spot where the city was founded and along with the Gastown Steam Clock, is a favourite spot for visitors to grab a photo. Gassy Jack’s legacy lives on today as Gastown is now one of the hippest and trendiest dining and nightlife destinations in Vancouver.

It’s hard to imagine today, but in the 1970s, the city was planning on demolishing the neighbourhood to make room for a 12-lane freeway along the waterfront. Unlike the waterfront in Toronto, Chicago and New York, Vancouver decided to preserve the neighbourhood. It’s now a National Historic Site of Canada.

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Inside Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Gastown

Vancouver In A Day: Whale Watching & Nightlife

Looking for some adventure? You’ve come to the right city. No matter what time of year, when you start your day in Vancouver, it can take you anywhere.

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Vancouver In A Day: Whale Watching & Nightlife