Try your hand at the ukulele (Image: Enrique Arnaiz Lafuente/Shutterstock)
What: Considered one of the world’s most influential ukulele players of all time, Jake Shimabukuro will be sharing his expert knowledge and talents on the tiny instrument that has touched the hearts of millions around the globe.
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way
When: Monday, December 12, from at 8 pm
Tickets: $53.75/$43.25 – available online, in person or call 604-927-6555. Reserved seating
What: Straight from Broadway and loosely inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei, Allegiance tells the emotional story of a family whose lives are upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Where: Cineplex Odeon Park, – 3440 Cambie St, Vancouver
When: Tuesday, December 13, at 6:30 pm
Tickets: $21.90 to $23.00, available at the box office or online
Drop-in Rock Choir
What: An informal, fun-loving, community choir with a difference. No auditions are necessary, and no experience is required.
What: Montreal’s Half Moon Run are on a Canadian theatre tour this winter and will be playing at the Orpheum on December 16. The band, known for their epic live performances using multiple instruments, released their debut album Dark Eyes back in 2012.
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 604 Smithe St., Vancouver
When: Friday, December 16, at 8 pm, doors open at 7
Tickets: Available from $26 – $33.50 through Live Nation
Touch of Brass Quintet (Image: musicinthemorning.org)
What: As part of the Musician the Morning series, a Touch of Brass Quintet brings traditional brass music and holiday Cher to your Friday morning.
Where: Vancouver Academy of Music – 1270 Chestnut St, Vancouve
When: Friday December 16, at 10:30 am
Tickets: $17-$38, available by calling. 604-873-4612
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