And between the last-minute shopping madness, and holiday preparation plans, here are 20 things to do in Vancouver this week to keep your spirits bright, from Aesop Rock, to the Canucks, to comedy and music shows.
Monday, December 19
What: American hip-hop artist tours in support of latest release The Impossible Kid, with guests Rob Sonic, DJ Zone, and Homeboy Sandman.
Where: Venue – 881 Granville St., Vancouver
When: Monday, December 19, at 8 pm
Tickets: $25, available online, or at Red Cat Records, and Zulu Records
What: Delivering a high-energy, positive vibe, Checo Tohomaso & the dynamic VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir mix together the sounds of Soul, Gospel, R&B, Jazz, Hawaiian, Calypso, and Reggae to celebrate the Christmas season.
Where: St. Andrew’s Wesley Church,– 1022 Nelson St. Vancouver
When: Thursday, December 22, at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $10/youth, $20/ adults, available at the door
What: From old-fashioned tools to classic records, vintage gig posters to hand crafted underpants, it’s all at this East Vancouver marketplace.
Where: WISE Hall – 1882 Adanac St. Vancouver
When: Friday, December 23, at 5 pm
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