What: The 31st annual concert features performances by Biscuit Blues Band, Jayleen Stonehouse, Billy Dixon Soul Train Express, Cecile Larochelle, Keith Bennett, Murray Porter, Les Is More, David Gogo, Jason Buie, Dalannah and Owen, Mike Machado Band, Steve Kozak Band, Cannery Row, Steve Sainas, and the Bobcats.
Where: Fairview Pub – 898 West Broadway, Vancouver
When: Monday, December 5, doors at 7:15 pm, show at 8 pm
What: Seattle folk rockers The Head and the Heart are in town on their first tour not to feature lead singer Josiah Johnson, who is taking a hiatus from the road while seeking treatment for addiction; guitarist Jonathan Russell and band friend Matty Gervais will take over vocal duties.
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 884 Granville Street, Vancouver
What: Ebisu is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with 10 days of specials. The Japanese restaurant is offering a different daily special each day, along with $11.99 pitchers of Sapporo, and prizes including daily gift cards and two grand prize draws.
What: The documentary Fractured Land follows BC man Caleb Behn, a young Aboriginal lawyer, who sports a Mohawk, hunts moose, and wears a suit. His dad is a devout environmentalist, his mom works in the oil and gas industry. His people, at the epicentre of some of the largest fracking operations on earth, are deeply divided.
What:Firecracker! features an all-star cast of female improvisers, resulting in stories told from a uniquely female perspective. The ensuing comedy is inventive, unpredictable and uproarious – shattering stereotypes and sparking a lot of laughs
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver