Hey there. Happy solstice!
We can all agree there’s something magical about the shortest night of the year… and the fact that it means brighter days are coming.
As 2023 wraps up, we’re thinking about what’s been going well. What are some things you want to keep the same heading into 2024?
Tell us below—and you might end up in our next print edition alongside some local luminaries.
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Internet sleuths spent 16 years trying to identify a mystery song—and found it in Vancouver
A short song snippet on a bootleg Russian DVD kicked off a 16-year internet hunt as lostwave enthusiasts tried to discover the voice behind the yearning tune. Guess where they found her.
Confessions of a Christmas mall elf
SPONSORED BY ST. ANDREW’S-WESLEY UNITED CHURCH
Mark your calendars for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at St. Andrew’s-Wesley!
Every year we donate our offerings to organizations who are making the world a better place. This year we are supporting the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre and Moms Stop the Harm.
Sunday December 24
3:00pm The Jazz Vespers Service ft. We Three Queens
4:30pm The Parent and Tot Christmas Eve
7:00pm Christmas Eve ft. a string quartet
11:00pm Traditional evening candlelight ft. music and carols
Monday December 25
10:30am Christmas Day with the Little Mountain Brass Band
Five holiday horror films to jingle your jangles
Sounds Good: The “what day even is it” edition
SPONSORED BY THE CULTCH
Vancouver! Don't miss Theatre Replacement's East Van Panto: Beauty and the Beast!
Vancouver is loving Theatre Replacement’s East Van Panto: Beauty and the Beast!
"This East Van Panto is a beauty... Playwrights Jivesh Parasram and Christine Quintana, along with director Anita Rochon, have shaped an appropriately nutty, good-natured tale of community and compassion around an exceptionally strong cast”—Jerry Wasserman, Vancouver Sun
Tickets from $35 🎟️
On stage at The Cultch's York Theatre & Online until January 7
Dine Out Vancouver announces which international chefs are coming to town
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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
Join lantern processions in Granville Island, Strathcona, and Yaletown. [Free]
Visit the meditative maze formed from hundreds of candles and embrace new beginnings in a self-guided ritual. [$11]
The Rod Moore Band play their final show ever at the Roxy, with special guests SHAG! The band. [$13.86]
Check out the exhibition, Rebecca Blair: Where the Light Meets my Shoulder, followed by a cup of hot chocolate and Lights at Lafarge. [Free]
Yalda celebrates the renewal of the sun and victory over darkness, with food, drink, and live Persian music. [$65]
The Vancouver Cantata Singers perform traditional carols and contemporary compositions in their annual festive concert. [$10+]
The eggnog is flowing and the comedic gloves are off as improvisers battle it out to see who will wear the coveted Santa hat this year. [$22.50]
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