Hey there. How’s your week going?
It’s Tuesday, so there’s plenty of time for it to go either way. It’s the choose-your-own adventure of life. Does this newsletter tip you towards having a better day or a worse day? That’s on you to decide!
To celebrate the best cinema of 2023, we’re giving away the ultimate VIFF prize package over on our Instagram.
Contest ends December 20 at 11:59pm PST. Winners will be contacted via Instagram.
Commentary: Our obsession with single-family homes is all wrong
The Museum of Vancouver’s “Home Brew” examines our hoppy history
SPONSORED BY VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM CENTRE
Catch the Best Films of 2023
Watch the greatest films of the year in the city’s best cinema with VIFF's 10th annual Best of series.
Catch serious historical blockbusters like Oppenheimer, and quirky comedies like BlackBerry and Bottoms. There’s drama (The Eight Mountains), romance (Celine Song’s Past Lives; Aki Kaurismaki’s Fallen Leaves), mystery (Justine Triet’s Cannes-winner, Anatomy of a Fall) and a chance to watch Bradley Cooper’s magnificent Maestro on the big screen.
Know Your Local: Extreme vocal coach
Meet Vancouver’s new music task force
SPONSORED BY FAMILY SERVICES GREATER VANCOUVER
Give the gift of brighter tomorrows
Donating to a charity is a sure way to add some cheer to the holidays. This season, you can give the gift of brighter tomorrows when you donate to Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV). 24/7/365 FSGV is supporting families in need, homeless youth, and survivors of gender based violence.
A six-pack of wines to take the stress out of your Christmas dinner party
Pop funk prodigy Diamond Cafe comes to town. [$25]
Winter Harp at BlueShore Performing Centre | December 19 | 7:30pm
The festive group’s 30th anniversary tour brings the wintry sounds to North Vancouver. [$40]
The Malcolm Aiken Quartet play familiar jazz hits, lit by—you guessed it—candlelight. [$58+]
It’s candy cane chaos and mistletoe mayhem in this fast-paced improv comedy spectacular. [$16+]
Author Jennifer Croll will be on-hand to sign copies of her new book that compiles cocktails inspired by iconic women.
Rob Teszka hosts the annual holiday spectacular, with magic, juggling, mentalism, circus, and more. [$22+]
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