What: The students of Langara’s stand-up comedy course hit the stage tonight, to show the people of Vancouver what they’ve got. Who will sink? Who will swim? What do they plan on doing with their educations? Who knows?
Where: Yuk Yuks Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
What: The newest exhibit at the TELUS World of Science, Animal Inside Out features dozens of delicately preserved specimens across dozens of species. Preserved using a process called plastination, every muscle fiber, tendon, and organ is on display for you to see. Gross right?
Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
When: Daily (closed Mondays) until Monday, March 28, 2016
What: How about some Canadian indie rock? Hailing from Montreal by way of Comox, Half Moon Run have been on the road since 2010, with their latest single “Turn Your Love” hitting #11 on the Canadian Alternative charts. These guys are going somewhere, so catch them while you can.
Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
What: Legendary rockers Nashville Pussy blow through Vancouver Tuesday, and if you’ve got any respect for that part of your brain that loves handlebar moustaches, frizzed out hair, and electric riffs, you’ll be there.
Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
What: If you were waiting for the hottest deals in the Vancouver art scene, now is your chance. Hot Art Wet City is digging all the past year’s work out of storage and selling it for up to 25% off. These are future classics from Vancouver’s future art legends. Don’t miss out!
Where: Hot Art Wet City – 2206 Main Street, Vancouver
When: Wednesday, December 9 to Wednesday, December 23; 12 to 5 p.m.
What: Learn all about the future of cloud-based finance and payrolls, human resources in a changing professional landscape, and the software that will make managing your business a dream, all from the Director of People and Culture at Paysavyy.
Where: BrainStation Vancouver HQ – 410-1110 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: Tonight is the opening night of the Vancouver Orchestra’s Traditional Christmas. All of the beloved Christmas classics, played by the city’s best classical ensemble. Tonight’s show is at St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church, but if you can’t go tonight check the website for venues and times.
Where: St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church – 1022 Nelson St, Vancouver
What: Cuddle up under the stars, with a nice cup of hot chocolate (or hot soy milk, as allergies may be) for tonight’s Christmas Drive-in. Catch Jim Carrey’s virtuoso performance as The Grinch, followed by beloved class a Christmas Story. Doesn’t get any better than that.
Where: River District – 3650 East Kent Avenue North, Vancouver
What: Looking to take the next step in your life? Whether it’s a post-secondary education or that hot new career, the Vancouver Education and Career Fair is the place to be. Meet up with some of the best employers and educators in the country, and see what’s right for you.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: A play using the Roedde House Museum as its backdrop, War for the Holidays envisions a family Christmas party with the Gregson. With World War One raging across Europe, how can one enjoy the best time of the year? Maybe one can’t.
Where: Roedde House Museum – 1415 Barclay Street, Vancouver
When: Saturday, December 12 to Saturday, December 19; 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
What: Chanukah is upon us! Grab yourself some gelt and latkes, make a dreidel, light the menorah, sing traditional songs, and listen to the story of Chanukah. Celebrate the Festival of Lights the way it was meant to be celebrated – together.
Where: Sunday, December 13; 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
When: Trout Lake Community Centre – 3350 Victoria, Vancouver
What: Today is your last chance to get hot, fresh, holiday baked goods from some of Vancouver’s most passionate bakers. The event is free, but the baked goods… oh, the baked goods will cost you. The prices are very reasonable, though. That sounded a lot more sinister than it is.
Where: Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre – 7646 Prince Albert Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, December 13; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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