Celebrate the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary with a full day of free music

Elektra Women’s Choir performs from 3:30-4 p.m. Jan 26 at the Orpheum.

This Saturday, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrates 100 years of bringing classical music to Vancouver audiences. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., on Jan 26, 12 hours of free music will mark the occasion.

In all, over 1000 musicians will perform as part of over 100 musical acts on 10 stages. All events are first-come, first-serve. Find out more below.

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Celebrate the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary with a full day of free music

No Need to Reign it In at the Pride Society’s Annual Unicorn Ball

By Kendell Yan

Winter blues got you feeling dull and washed out? Need a dose of fluttering flamboyance and shimmying shine to put that pep back in your step? Then on February 2nd, you’ve got to prance on down to the third annual Unicorn Ball, presented by the Vancouver Pride Society!

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No Need to Reign it In at the Pride Society’s Annual Unicorn Ball

Filming in Vancouver: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Snowpiercer, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, iZombie

Olivia Taylor Dudley will be starring in the comedy-drama Some of Our Stallions.

Although 2019 may have only recently gotten underway, three series are already calling it a wrap for production on their latest seasons—with one coming to a permanent close.

However, there’s good news: a new feature film about to start shooting. 

From ice-age survivors, crime-solving zombies to teams of superheroes and best friends in search of true love, here’s a look at what’s coming and going from Vancouver’s screen scene this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Snowpiercer, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, iZombie

Plan a mid-winter picnic at the 2019 Street Food City food truck festival

Image courtesy of Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Is that your stomach rumbling, or mine? Foodies and food truck lovers, get your appetites ready. Street Food City, the popular winter food truck festival, is returning to downtown Vancouver.

For the eighth year in a row, Street Food City will offer you the opportunity to sample from a fantastic collection of Vancouver’s best street food cards – all in one convenient location!

As part of Vancouver’s Dine out Festival, Street Food City will be taking over the Vancouver Art Gallery’s šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square from January 21 – 27, 2019.

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Plan a mid-winter picnic at the 2019 Street Food City food truck festival

February 2019 Wellness Events in Vancouver

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Your wellness starts in Vancouver | Photo Credit: Vancouver Sun

Did you start 2019 with a burst of wellness and fitness intentions, and want to keep going? February in Vancouver is your best bet! Check out February’s wellness events for more inspiration for your best year yet!

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February 2019 Wellness Events in Vancouver

Ladies can ski for just $15 on Monday nights at Mount Seymour in North Vancouver

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Image courtesy of Mt Seymour

When was the last time you had a good girl’s night out? If you’ve been searching for new ideas on where to meet up with your girl gang, Mount Seymour is the place to be on Monday nights in January and March for their extremely popular Shred for the Cause nights.

Starting Monday, January 21, 2019, ladies of all ages (and those who identify as female) are invited to spend their Monday evenings to ski and board for a good cause in support of local charity, the Bloom Group.

Last year, the event raised over $30,000 for the charity, which provides some of the most progressive social services in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for women and children.

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Ladies can ski for just $15 on Monday nights at Mount Seymour in North Vancouver

7 Awesome Ways to Keep Up Your 2019 Fitness Goals in Vancouver

Photo Credit: Grouse Mountain

It’s past the midway point of January, and you’re possibly wavering on your 2019 fitness and wellness resolutions to get in shape. But have no fear, (and no excuses!), you won’t even need to pause on your road to keep fit when you get to Vancouver. Whether you want to keep up the same routine for your goal, or switch it up a little, this healthy city is here for you with some awesome indoor and outdoor options — you can do it!

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7 Awesome Ways to Keep Up Your 2019 Fitness Goals in Vancouver