Vancouver Improv Fest Commits to Laughs and Discourse in Difficult Times

The Vancouver Improv Festival, one of North America’s longest-running improv festivals, is going virtual this year due to concerns surrounding the global pandemic. Running from September 30 to October 4, organizers have decided to hold the festival online and explore the possibilities of improvisation in a digital space.
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Vancouver Improv Fest Commits to Laughs and Discourse in Difficult Times

Granville Island Turkey Trot Returns as a Virtual Race

Granville Island Turkey Trot

RUNVAN® returns with its popular Granville Island Turkey Trot as a virtual race this October (1-15). The local races raise money for local Food Banks and BC Children’s Hospital and are loaded with race extras for all runners.

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Granville Island Turkey Trot Returns as a Virtual Race

Vancouver Opera: A Digital Season Re-imaged for the Screen

Vancouver Opera announces a reimagined 2020–2021 season embracing digital content with diverse and high-quality series of programming marking their first-ever digital season. Continue reading:
Vancouver Opera: A Digital Season Re-imaged for the Screen

Western Canada’s largest free literary festival is returning and presenting 140 authors and over 50 events in an online format

Photo: Word Vancouver

Word Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest free literary festival and 2020 marks the 26th year of the festival. Held September 19th to the 27th, the Festival will bring authors and readers together to share stories, fictional accounts, poems, tall-tales, picture books and points-of-view. This has been a tough year for everyone, and Festival organizers hope by providing this extensive, free online programming that they can offer connection and inspire creativity for everyone in the community. Festival highlights include:

 

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Western Canada’s largest free literary festival is returning and presenting 140 authors and over 50 events in an online format

Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) 2020 – Sep 24–Oct 7, 2020

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Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) announces its 39th edition, on screens September 24–October 7, 2020.

Showcasing more than 100 feature films and events, including boundary-pushing Canadian work, adventurous East Asian cinema, inspiring documentaries, elevated genre cinema, and festival favourites, the online-primary festival is available throughout the province of British Columbia on the new VIFF Connect streaming platform.

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Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) 2020 – Sep 24–Oct 7, 2020

BC Culture Days Announces Expanded, Cross-Country Virtual Celebration of Arts & Culture

Sacred Circle Steppers by Mary Matheson

BC Culture Days, an annual Arts Event covering multiple artist disciplines, has announced its 2020 festival programming, offering art lovers an all-access pass to events taking place across BC and Canada, whilst also enhancing accessibility & diversity through month-long offerings of free, inclusive activities hosted in-person and online. Continue reading:
BC Culture Days Announces Expanded, Cross-Country Virtual Celebration of Arts & Culture

The Cultch Announces its Fall 2020 Season

The Cultch, Vancouver’s most diverse and innovative arts and cultural hub, has announced its Fall 2020 Season. The past few months have made it clear that The Cultch isn’t just a place, it’s a community. It’s more than a historic church and a former movie theatre—it’s a vibrant and resilient community of artists and arts lovers. Continue reading:
The Cultch Announces its Fall 2020 Season