Airbnb launches Animal Experiences with many already popping up in the Vancouver area

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Seasoned travellers all around the world are very familiar with AirBNB and their unique, budget-friendly accommodations.

Today, the company announced a new venture of animal-friendly and humane experiences for travellers to enjoy! The announcement included several animal experiences in Vancouver and the surrounding areas.

These ethical animal experiences will allow travellers and Canadians to better understand and respect animals through “caring and expert hosts” as outlined in their official announcement.

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Airbnb launches Animal Experiences with many already popping up in the Vancouver area

Filming in Vancouver: The Twilight Zone, Marvel’s Helstrom, and Close Up

Jordan Peele is back with The Twilight Zone

Once again, as we head further into autumn, Vancouver’s screen scene is delving deeper into the depths of the mysterious, eerie, and downright scary.

A classic anthology series that explores the grey areas of life (and death) is back on set to shoot its second season.

And a new horror series will bring some more superpowered characters to join the growing number already here.

Plus, there’s a potential new mystery series that will begin shooting its pilot episode.

If the suspense is getting to you, read on…

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Filming in Vancouver: The Twilight Zone, Marvel’s Helstrom, and Close Up

Filming in Vancouver: The Haunting of Bly Manor, Woke, and Resident Alien

Sasheer Zamata will star in Woke.

’Tis the season to be scared.

And things are getting appropriately eerie in Vancouver’s screen scene as we approach All Hallow’s Eve.

A horror anthology series get back on its creepy set, with a whole new storyline—but with some familiar faces.

But beyond thrills and chills, there’s also laughter in the upcoming mix.

For instance, an upcoming comedy that takes an animated look at how a cartoonist deals with being woke.

And a dark comedy follows an alien as he integrates himself into human life.

For details on all of these shows, see you after the jump.

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Filming in Vancouver: The Haunting of Bly Manor, Woke, and Resident Alien

Filming in Vancouver: Christmas Chronicles 2 starts, The Twilight Zone and Snowpiercer to come

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Wait, is it Christmas already?

Breathe easy—it’s still a few months away so you still have time for holiday preparations.

But Vancouver’s screen scene is getting into seasonal spirit in a variety of ways and for a variety of occasions.

Fit for the creepiness of the Halloween season, a classic anthology series that explores what-ifs, alternate realities, and the inexplicable is gearing up to shoot its second season.

Also back for a second season is a dystopian thriller about humans surviving on a train after the world freezes over.

And although it’s not even Halloween yet, there’s a sequel to a smash-hit Christmas movie that will turn local streets into holiday time.

Here’s a quick look at what’s shooting this week in Vancouver and in the weeks to come.

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Filming in Vancouver: Christmas Chronicles 2 starts, The Twilight Zone and Snowpiercer to come

Indigenous family histories in comics form will take over city bus shelters this October

Comics in Transit is an ongoing project that takes one-page comic stories, enlarges them, and installs them in bus shelters for people to read on their daily commute.

Each series features artwork based around a theme, often leaning towards education and social issues. In 2017, Comics in Transit featured stories told by refugees about their journeys to Canada. This year, the project focusses on Indigenous family histories. Throughout October, bus shelters will display the comics. But those who are interested can get a sneak peek on Sept. 26 at an exhibition of the work at Red Gate Arts Society (1965 Main St.). Find out more below.

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Indigenous family histories in comics form will take over city bus shelters this October

Filming in Vancouver: Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, Katherine Heigl, Stephen King, and more

Amber Heard will star in an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand

Horror and the supernatural—once again—is a somewhat recurring theme in this week’s roundup of what’s going on in Vancouver’s screen scene—with some notable names from genre titles. Stephen King and Sam Raimi, anyone?

And there’s also a comedy about a teenage girl who befriends a ghostly musical trio.

But there’s also a new female relationship drama TV series launching.

To find out more about all of these productions—and all the names that they’ll bring to town—read on for more details on what’s (and who’s) filming in Vancouver this time around.

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Filming in Vancouver: Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, Katherine Heigl, Stephen King, and more

5 Cozy Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox in Vancouver

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Photo: Tourism Vancouver/ Clayton Perry

This year’s autumn equinox is on September 23 and with the trees showing off their fiery colours, Vancouver is the perfect place to celebrate. Cooler temperatures mean it’s time to get cozy, so here are five ways to celebrate the equinox in your autumn best!

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5 Cozy Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox in Vancouver