5 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, December 12

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Farewell, weekend. We hardly knew you. Monday has returned full force, and another work-week is upon us.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to get your week off to a good start.

So here are 5 things to do in Vancouver this Monday, from comedy shows to Jazz jams .

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Hot Jazz Jam

  • What: Join HOT JAZZ JAM Monday feat. Kelby MacNayr’s Swing Rhythm Kings for a night of swinging hot jazz & super fun dancing!
  • Where: Yale Saloon – 1300 Granville St., Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 12, at 9 pm
  • Tickets: $12 at the door

Jake Shimabukuro ukulele workshop

ukekele (Image: Enrique Arnaiz Lafuente/Shutterstock)

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: The third Stacked Show at Yagger’s Kitsilano. Stacked Show is a night of stand-up comedy and features some of the funniest and most talented comedians in Vancouver and Canada.
  • Where: Yagger’s Kitsilano – 2884 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 12, at 9 pm
  • Tickets: $10

Andra Day

Andra Day (Image: Brittney Williams/Shutterstock)

Andra Day (Image: Brittney Williams/Shutterstock)

  • What: American soul-R&B singer-songwriter tours in support of debut album Cheers to the Fall, with guests Chloe X Halle.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 12, doors at 7:15 pm. show at 8:15 pm
  • Tickets: $30 (plus service charges and fees), available at livenation.com

Christine at the Rio Theatre

  • What: Director Antonio Campos’s film, Christine,  tells the story of a woman caught in the crosshairs of a spiraling personal life and career crisis.
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 E. Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 12 at 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: $10 advance HERE | $12 at the doors