All Events

Dec 19 Fri
Gremlins
Dec 19
Rio Theatre
1660 E. Broadway, Vancouver
Doors 11:30pm, Movie 11:59pm. 19+ with bar service; 2 pieces of ID required. When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town. www.riotheatretickets.ca
Dec 19 Fri
1,000 Times Good Night
To Jan 3
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour, Vancouver
Director Erik Poppe's film sees a war photographer struggling to balance her personal and professional lives.
Dec 19 Fri
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 19 Fri
220 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification course
To Mar 14
Simon Fraser University
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Get certified to become a yoga instructor. Register by September 13th. The course runs from September 26 till March 14th. Please submit your application by September 13th. Bursaries and Payment plans are available. For more information please visit http://www.sfu.ca or http://www.livewellyoga.ca
Dec 19 Fri
24 Days of Giving at Brentwood
To Dec 24
Brentwood Town Centre
4567 Lougheed Hwy., Burnaby
Brentwood is getting in the holiday spirit this December with 24 Days of Giving, offering over $10,000 in giveaways from favourite retailers with a new winner chosen daily. Santa fans can enter the Selfie with Santa social media contest for the opportunity to win the $500 Brentwood gift card grand prize, and guests can avoid transit every Thursday for the month of December (excluding December 25) with the Let Brentwood Drive you Home campaign!
Dec 19 Fri
A Dylan Thomas Christmas - A Child's Christmas in Wales
Dec 19, 8 pm
Ryerson United Church
2195 W. 45th, Vancouver
Our signature performance of A Dylan Thomas Christmas (2014 is the centenary of the poet’s birth!). Our favourite Welshman, actor Russell Roberts, will be there to bring the Christmas magic to life. Vancouver Chamber Choir Russell Roberts, reader Jon Washburn, conductor REPERTOIRE Dylan Thomas - A Child’s Christmas in Wales Jon Washburn - Twelve Carols for A Dylan Thomas 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 19 Fri
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 www.phtheatre.org. Tickets for children under the age of 10 are only $10!
Dec 19 Fri
A Loving Spoonful Art Show Benefit
To Jan 5
Havana
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 19 Fri
A Toast to Robbie Burns Mingler Event
To Jan 20, 6-8 pm
Legacy Liquor Store
1633 Manitoba, Vancouver
A Toast to Robbie Burns At house wine it’s not just about the grape; sometimes we cheat on wine… In honour of Robbie Burns Day, we are excited to toast the great Scottish poet and share our passion for our favourite brown spirit. Explore the wonderful world of whiskey with healthy drams of various Single Malts, Blended Scotch, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye. Although haggis would be the choice in Scotland…don’t worry, we’ll serve cheese instead! Date: Jan. 20th, 2015 Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm Venue: Legacy Liquor Store, Millennium Village 1633 Manitoba Street, Vancouver, BC
Dec 19 Fri
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.

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