All Arts Events

Dec 20 Sat
2014: Year in Review
To Jan 10
Deer Lake Gallery
6584 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, Burnaby
You are invited to join us in celebrating another successful year of visual arts programming at the Deer Lake Gallery in Burnaby. The '2014 -Year in Review Exhibition', features a wide range of contemporary art making styles and mediums; plus many of the creative people behind the art works will be in attendance. The exhibition includes samples from both group and solo artist works or projects hosted by the gallery in 2014 together with live entertainment and refreshments. A unique Burnaby cultural event that you, your friends, and your family do not want to miss out on ! Hope to see you there. Exhibition - 2014: Year in Review Reception: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 2:00 – 4:00 pm Live Entertainment! Free Admission! Deer Lake Gallery 6584 Deer Lake, Burnaby Exhibition runs December 6, 2014 – January 10th, 2015 The BAC and the Deer Lake Gallery gratefully acknowledge the continued support of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission of the City of Burnaby, and especially our public and local community of artists who make this gallery such a special cultural place to call home!
Dec 20 Sat
21st Annual Women's Winter Faire
Dec 20-21, 11 am–5 pm, 11 am–5 pm
Heritage Hall
3102 Main, Vancouver
Featuring over 50 talented BC women artisans, a wide variety of gift items - creative, tasty, funky, beautiful, wearable, ecologically sound - set in a social and vibrant village atmosphere with an indoor café. THE holiday event of the Year! Door donation benefits rainbow and See vendors at
Dec 21 Sun
A Charlie Brown Christmas: Finding the True Meaning
Dec 21, 3 pm
Ryerson United Church
2195 W. 45th, Vancouver
A repeat of A Charlie Brown Christmas from last year, with actors Peter Carlone, Pippa Johnstone and John Voth plus jazz duo Michael Creber and Jodi Proznick. Also a special guest appearance of our new associate ensemble, the Vancouver Youth Choir conducted by Carrie Tennant. Vancouver Chamber Choir Peter Carlone, actor Pippa Johnstone, actor John Voth, actor Michael Creber, piano Jodi Proznick, bass Vancouver Youth Choir, Carrie Tennant, conductor Jon Washburn, conductor REPERTOIRE Charles Schultz - A Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi and others - Music for A Charlie Brown Christmas Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck - Gaudete omnes Giovanni Gabrieli - O magnum mysterium Michael Praetorius - Ein Kindelein so löbelich Derek Holman - Make we joy now in this feast Derek Holman - The Flower of Jesse Derek Holman - Mary is a Lady bright Ola Gjeilo - Away in a Manger Ola Gjeilo - The holly and the ivy
Dec 20 Sat
A Christmas Reprise
Dec 20, 2 pm
Holy Rosary Cathedral
646 Richards (at Dunsmuir), Vancouver
In what has become a treasured yuletide-season tradition for hundreds of Vancouver area residents, Cantata Singers celebrate the holidays with a matinee performance of A Christmas Reprise in the glorious acoustic of Holy Rosary Cathedral. A Christmas Reprise evokes the true warmth, the festive feeling, and the simple and pure joy of the holiday season in an uninterrupted concert of traditional carols (and a few newer holiday compositions) for unaccompanied choir, and ending with their celebrated version of Ave Maria.
Dec 20 Sat
A Few Of My Favourite Things
To Dec 21
Presentation House Theatre
333 Chesterfield Ave., North Van, North Vancouver
A Few Of My Favourite Things Annual Holiday Spectacular at Presentation House Theatre Get in the holiday spirit at A Few Of My Favourite Things, this year’s Annual Holiday Spectacular at Presentation House Theatre! This heartwarming show promises to be a festive treat for the whole family to enjoy. Join this year’s host, the incomparable Jay Brazeau, and his chorus of elves as they lead you on a merry stroll through your favourite music and your favourite songs. Bring your singing voices and your song requests as audience sing-a-longs will be heartily encouraged! Show Info: Dates: December 11-14; and December 18-21 Show Times: 7:30 pm evenings; 2:00 pm matinees Location: Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver (free parking) To book tickets, call the Box Office at Presentation House Theatre at (604) 990-3474 or visit them online at Tickets for children under the age of 10 are only $10!
Dec 20 Sat
A Loving Spoonful Art Show Benefit
To Jan 5
1212 Commercial, Vancouver
A group show featuring past artists benefiting A Loving Spoonful, an organization that provides meals to persons living with HIV/AIDS. At least 50% of the sale price will go to the charity. Reception on Dec. 14, 4 - 7 PM Havana Restaurant 1212 Commercial Drive Scheduled artists: Kathryn Lissack Graham Walmsley Famous Empty Sky Gordon Friesen Rod Preston Trevor Booth Vicki Oates Chris Nowlin Kevin Gosoe Timothy Clayton Gail Taylor Sarah Murray
Dec 20 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.
Dec 20 Sat
to Jan 25, 2015
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
639 Hornby, Vancouver
spray-can art by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt
Dec 20 Sat
All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
To Dec 21
Vancouver Playhouse
600 Hamilton, Vancouver
The Western Front, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land while singing Stille Nacht, and begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. In a fully staged a cappella musical/theatrical production marking the 100th anniversary of this miraculous event, Chor Leoni and professional actors tell the true story of the Christmas Truce in the words and songs of the men who lived it.
Dec 20 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