All Arts Events

Nov 29 Sat
4th Annual Strathcona Winter Craft Fair
Nov 29, 10 am–4 pm, 10 am–4 pm
Strathcona Community Centre
601 Keefer, Vancouver
Vancouver’s vibrant Strathcona community is home to the 4th Annual Strathcona Winter Craft Fair. 50 local and non-profit vendors will sell their wares ranging from handmade jewelry, to knitwear, cards, ceramics, toys and so much more. There is certainly something for everyone on your holiday shopping list.
Nov 29 Sat
A Twisted Christmas Carol
To Dec 27
Revue Stage
1601 Johnston, Granville Island, Vancouver
The Arts Club Theatre Company presents an improv twist on Charles Dickens's holiday classic. Originally produced and written by Rock Paper Scissors.
Nov 29 Sat
Active Fiction Project
To Dec 7
Outside the art shop
Main & 28th, vancouver
The Active Fiction Project - a real life "choose your own adventure" walking tour, where public space meets literary fiction. We've created (very) short stories that are ‘hidden’ in public spaces for readers to discover as they walk through the neighborhood. Starting point: Go to Main & 28th and look around the planters outside the art shop. On now through Dec 7. web: http://activefictionproject.com/ twitter: @activefic facebook: www.facebook.com/activefictionproject
Nov 29 Sat
Adi Parker
To Dec 17
Leigh Square Community Arts Village
2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
artist-in-residence Adi Parker creates abstract art from recycled fabrics
Nov 29 Sat
Ai Weiwei New York Photographs 1983–1993
To Nov 30
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
1825 Main Mall, UBC, Vancouver
227 black-and-white photographs taken by the artist during the decade that he resided in New York City
Nov 29 Sat
AKOS
to Jan 25, 2015
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
639 Hornby, Vancouver
spray-can art by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt
Nov 29 Sat
All Is Unmentionable, Up in the Air
To Jan 18
Burnaby Art Gallery
6344 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, Burnaby
works by Vancouver-based contemporary artist Eli Bornowsky
Nov 29 Sat
An Evening With Some of Vancouver's Favourite Queer Writers
Nov 29, 8 pm
Café Deux Soleils
2096 Commercial, Vancouver
Join RACHEL ROSE, NAT MARSHIK, ALAN WOO, ESTHER MCPHEE and BRETT JOSEF GRUBISIC for an energizing night of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Hosted by AMBER DAWN. Plus -- Amber Dawn leads the largest queer free-writing group exercise ever! Tweet your #queerpoem to @PlenitudeMag and we'll read it on stage! Doors at 8 pm | Starts 8:30 pm Cafe Deux Soleils 2096 Commercial Drive $10 at the door -- include two print issues of Plenitude Magazine, Canada's queer literary magazine.
Nov 29 Sat
Annual Silent Art Auction
To Dec 11
Jennifer Kostuik Gallery
1070 Homer, Vancouver
Auction items include works by gallery artists valued at under $3,000, with bidding starting at 25% less the value.
Nov 29 Sat
Artists for Conservation Festival at OpenRoad Infiniti
To Nov 30
OpenRoad Infiniti
5995 Collection Dr., Langley
What: Artists for Conservation Festival Launches at OpenRoad Infiniti in Langley What Exactly: Artists for Conservation’s world-class bear-themed art exhibit will make an encore appearance providing one last opportunity for public to view and purchase international artwork. When: 10am Thursday, November 27 to 4pm Sunday, November 30 Where: OpenRoad Infiniti - 5995 Collection Dr, Langley, BC. Happenings: Family Activities Artists’ Meet and Greets Live Music by Guitarist John Gilliat Live Birds of Prey from Delta’s OWL Rehabilitation Society Live Art Demonstrations About Artists for Conservation: Artists for Conservation (AFC) is the world's leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature artists from 27 countries, across five continents. Dedicated to nurture, promote and leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; and Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC's annual flagship initiative to showcase, support and further these programs. For more information, visit:www.artistsforconservation.org Media Contact: Nadia Gillies 604-558-1656 nadia@yulupr.com

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