14 Free things to do this February in Vancouver

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If you thought every event in Vancouver came with an admission fee, think again! This February, make it your mission to check out all these excellent, free events happening around the city.

Whether they’re free or almost free, each of these events are unique and interesting and many are family-friendly. Check out the full list of free events in February below!

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14 Free things to do this February in Vancouver

Silent masterpiece The Passion of Joan of Arc gets period choral music treatment

In a perfect pairing of cinema and music, Early Music Vancouver is bringing together the Orlando Consort and Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1928 silent film classic La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc.

On Jan 31, at Christ Chruch Cathedral, the Consort will provide live choral music that was composed and performed during Joan of Arc’s lifetime. The Consort has tailored the music to enhance Dreyer’s acclaimed drama. Find out more about this unique event below.

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Silent masterpiece The Passion of Joan of Arc gets period choral music treatment

5 DIY events in Vancouver to embrace your crafty side this month

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DIY, or “do-it-yourself”, is a concept that has been around for ages. In today’s world, it’s refreshing that the DIY scene is still thriving and many people are still making things themselves or recycling products to make something new, rather than buying something new or ready-made.

Whether you’re already heavily invested in the DIY-scene or you’re just curious about trying something out yourself, there just happens to be 5 fantastic DIY events happening this month in Vancouver.

Try your hand at making a spoon, learn how to make your own vegan cheese, or even put together a traditional medicine kit at one of these DIY events this month.

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5 DIY events in Vancouver to embrace your crafty side this month

Five unusual ways to spend New Year’s Eve

Celebrate the New Year’s with improv comedy and a look back at 2019 with Vancouver TheatreSports.

How unusual, you ask? Well, maybe not that unusual. But the following New Year’s Eve events have the benefit of featuring a diverse lineup of live acts, an unusual location, and/or both. There’s even a family-friendly event in here.

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Five unusual ways to spend New Year’s Eve

Parade of Lost Souls 2019 is the true highlight of the Halloween season in Vancouver

Parade of Lost Souls 2019

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Thought Halloween was over this Thursday? Think again!

The time-honoured Commerical Drive tradition, known as the Parade of Lost Souls, will be taking over East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive on November 2nd for a night of fantastic revelry.

This extremely popular annual event has been happening for over 25 years and is attended by well over 10,000 lost souls. Much more than a parade, the event includes costumed revellers, live bands, art installations, delicious food trucks, and much more!

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Parade of Lost Souls 2019 is the true highlight of the Halloween season in Vancouver

Five (more) reasons to check out at this year’s Chutzpah! Festival

MM Contemporary Dance performing Gershwin Suite. Photo: Tiziano Ghidorsi

The Chutzpah! Festival is a celebration of Jewish dance, theatre, comedy, music and more. We’ve already written about the festival’s 19th-year headliner Sandra Bernhard, but here are five more reasons to check out the annual event (Oct. 24-Nov 24).

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Five (more) reasons to check out at this year’s Chutzpah! Festival

Five events to check out at this year’s Vancouver Writers Festival—including a tribute to Stephen King!

Author Tanya Talaga is a guest curator at this year’s Vancouver Writers Festival.

This year’s Vancouver Writers Festival takes place Oct. 21-27. The week-long festival welcomes over a hundred authors, many taking part in panels and special events in various venues on Granville Island. Here are a few that stand out.

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Five events to check out at this year’s Vancouver Writers Festival—including a tribute to Stephen King!