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Leave our snowy weather behind as March is fast approaching and spring is right around the corner! There’s no time to waste: there are plenty of film festivals, theatre plays, musical performances, informative lectures, roundtables and panels to check out around town. Whether you’re looking for something festive and light or intellectual and profound, Vancouver’s…

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Love is in the air! Celebrate Family Day and Valentine’s Day with your loved ones this month. Take your children to arts and crafts festivals to unleash their inner creativity. Take your special someone on a dinner cruise, to a fancy restaurant or to a burlesque show to enhance and spice up your relationship. And…

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Happy Lunar New Year everyone! Usher in the Year of the Rooster by celebrating with friends and family at the many Lunar Fest events happening around the city. And of course, there are plenty of other festivals, theatre shows, musical performances, roundtable discussions, social justice events, art exhibits and more to check out this month.…

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Welcome to 2017! I hope all of you had a great holiday season, and I wish all the best to everyone for a prosperous year! Start off the new year right by checking out the many festivals, exhibitions, talks, plays and expos throughout the Lower Mainland this month. Check out French Canadian culture at Fort…

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The holiday season is here and the city’s festive atmosphere is in full swing. Check out the many (warm and indoor!) live theatre performances happening this month, as well as the numerous festivals, fairs, exhibits and celebrations happening around town. Have an amazing holiday season and a great New Year’s Eve everyone – see you…

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The Christmas season is in the air as we close in on December. Time to get your holiday shopping done at the many Christmas markets throughout the city. As always, there are film fests, live performances, technology lectures, holiday markets and many other events and festivals happening around town. Here are few to check out…

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Compared to the early autumn months of September and October with its fresh falling leaves and crisp air, November feels like a gloomy month. Halloween is over, Christmas is still a month away, the fallen leaves are soggy, the days are rainier, the trees are barer and the atmosphere is solemn. But there’s much to…

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Boo! There are plenty of Halloween-themed events, parties and festivals happening throughout the Lower Mainland this month. But if you’re not into the spooky season, not to worry, there are many other cultural events to attend, from art openings to musical concerts, film festivals, evening conversations and more. Have a safe and happy Halloween everyone!…

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! There is indeed much to be thankful for in this diverse city, with plenty of events, festivals, conferences, talks, shows and exhibits happening this month. Plus, Halloween is coming soon, so why not check out some of the city’s costume shops and wear your favourite cosplay outfit to…

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Ah, autumn. The smell of turkey, pumpkin pies and sweet potatoes in the crisp fall air adds to this season’s charm. For me personally, autumn is my favourite season: summer can get too hot, winter can get too cold and spring is allergy season. Autumn strikes that right balance. And, of course, there are plenty…

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Mid-September officially ushers in the start of autumn, with its falling leaves, cooling temperatures and shorter days. The days of summer may be over, but the events continue! From art gallery openings and literary readings to movie nights and youth fests, there are plenty of festivities, celebrations, exhibits, conversations, roundtables and performances to check out…

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I hope everyone is enjoying their summer, filled with mementos, memories and fun! Alas, all good things must come to an end. September signals the end of summer and the beginning of fall (and school for many!). But why not squeeze in some late summer festivals before the season ends? Here are some cultural events…

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Put on some shades, lace up some comfortable shoes and get out of the house! There are plenty of activities to see and do right here in town. Art galleries, music festivals, theatrical productions, film screenings and cultural celebrations are just a small sample of the many events and festivals happening in and around Vancouver.…