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Arts and Culture

NerdFest: A Night of Epic Fantasy brings nerd culture to the Rickshaw Theatre for an epic adult themed event. Performing artists both on and off the stage will pull you into an evening of fun and adventure with something new around every corner.
Enter to win two tickets to One Yellow Rabbit’s wag, by legendary Calgary performer Denise Clarke.
Enter to win tickets to Ballet BC’s No. 29 – a program of three contemporary pieces from choreographers Jacopo Godani, Fernando Hernando Magadan, and Vancouver’s Lesley Telford.
The fifth annual Gait to the Spirit Festival celebrates the classical dance of India.
Barrio Flamenco: Flamenco for the People is one of the highlights featured at the 11th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival.
The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival runs October 28 to November 11.
Enter to win two tickets to the Blue Dot Tour, an evening with David Suzuki and friends, in Vancouver on November 9.
Enter to win two tickets to see CircusFest’s headlining show RESET by renowned Montreal circus troupe, Throw2Catch.
Enter to win a pair of tickets to both Modulus Festival concerts on October 27, featuring performances by the Piano Erhu Project and pianist Vicky Chow.
Enter for a chance at winning a "Bloody Good Night" at Whistler's Heavy Hitting HorrorFest on October 30. Winner gets two tickets to the show plus one night at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.
Enter to win a Whistler Film Festival getaway including two gold Whistler Film Festival passes, four Whistler Blackcomb lift tickets, and two nights accommodation.
The Trailer Park Boys are bringing their Dear Santa Claus, Go F#ck Yourself Tour, featuring Ricky, Julian, Bubbles, Randy & Mr. Lahey, to the Vogue on December 13.

Gift Certificates

To celebrate the grand opening of the new Denman Street store, enter to win a $100 gift certificate.


Win a pair of Sketchers Performance Division running shoes (mens or womens sizes), a Try Events running toque & glove set plus an entry into the Try Events McDonalds Boundary Bay Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k/5k on November 2
To celebrate the launch of HUB Fall Bike to Work Week, we're giving away great new bike gear, including a Sahn Helmet, an ABUS lock, and a set of Monkeylectric lights.


A woman stuck in permanent adolescence lies to her fiancé about going on a retreat and spends the time hanging out with friends instead.


British electro-pop group Metronomy plays the Imperial on October 26.
An American indie rock band from Los Angeles, the Airborne Toxic Event is coming to the Commodore Ballroom on October 24.
Canadian alternative hip-hop artist Buck 65 is coming to Fortune Sound Club.
Enter to win tickets to see Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer on November 8.
Larry and His Flask plays the Imperial with guests Good For Grapes, Shred Kelly, and Andrew Austin on October 24.
Joan Baez plays the Vogue Theatre on November 16.
The Slackers play the Imperial with Sammy Kay & the Fast Four and Los Furios on October 25.