A moment of appreciation for the side characters in our lives. The people you don’t see much but who leave little thumbprints in your memory. Your friend’s girlfriend who bulk-buys her favourite cream of earl grey tea from Salt Spring Island. The sandwich guy who knows your face and randomly guesses your order every time. The friend of a friend who is developing a conlang from scratch.
What do the people just outside our bubble think of who we are? What one-sentence distillation exists in other people’s ideas of us? There’s no real way to know. And isn’t it nice to have some harmless mysteries in the world that Google can’t solve?
What really happened to Amor?
Commentary: BC isn’t on track to hit climate targets, and time is running out
JJ Lee on the time he turned into a TV doctor
Homes For The Holidays is Vancouver’s quintessential festive event – there’s still time to purchase your tickets and support youth mental health!*
Awe Inspiring Documentary SUBTERRANEAN. Two gritty caving teams strive to break records for the longest and deepest caves in Canada. Free Streaming on Knowledge.ca.*
SPONSORED BY FIRST IMPRESSIONS THEATRE
Crazy for Patsy Cline
We all recognize and love the hauntingly beautiful voice of the singer behind “Crazy” and “Walkin’ After Midnight” but in Always…Patsy Cline, we get an intimate glimpse into the woman behind the voice.
Patsy was a trailblazer—not only was she a highly popular, genre-breaking, platinum album-selling musician, she was also a dedicated wife and a loving mother. A combination practically unheard of in the 1950s and ’60s. It is a story of the profound impact that having a best friend can have on a person’s life.
Complete with live band down-home country humour and true emotion, the show includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits such as those above and “I Fall to Pieces”, “Anytime”, and True Love … 27 songs in all.
Inside Ghislain Brown-Kossi’s “archaeological pop art”
Review: Chappell Roan charms the glitter off a packed Hollywood Theatre
SPONSORED BY PUSH FESTIVAL
Save up to 25% on tickets to see shows at PuSh!
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival returns to Vancouver from Jan 18 to Feb 4, 2024.
Early Bird Pass pricing, until Nov 21, gives you savings of up to 25% on tickets to shows from Canada, Mexico, Australia, Belgium, Haiti, Brazil, and more. Plus, Pass holders get free entry to Club PuSh!
Beloved nerd bar Storm Crow teases new Gastown pivot
SPONSORED BY TOURISM WHISTLER
Indulge in a sensory feast at Whistler's premier event, Cornucopia
From November 9-19, enjoy over 70 tastings and events. Delight in live multi-course culinary demonstrations, spirited parties, seminars, tastings and winery dinners. Elevate your experience with lodging and ticket bundles starting at $95 pp/pn, plus enjoy a complimentary $100 Dining Voucher.
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
An anthology, edited by JJ Lee, celebrates its release, with readings from Lee, Sonja Larsen, and Joanna Baxter. [Free]
Celebrating BC’s rich film community, the program will showcase films from 1997 to the present that explore topics of love, longing, new imaginaries, the Anthropocene, and more. [$15]
The Culture Crawl invites visitors to rediscover the thrill of exploring the Eastside Arts District’s abundance of open studios and workshops, featuring nearly 450 registered artists. [Free]
Feature artist Jacelyn Leo and Guild’s many talented artists showcase original artwork in a variety of styles and mediums. [Free]
This provocative event features live art, captivating performances, and daring creations by artists from Vancouver and Edmonton. [$20+]
A weekend of community and creativity featuring 95-plus small businesses, food trucks, a newly expanded mini makers area with kidpreneuers, and swag bags. [$5]
Want to know what else is happening in Vancouver? Check out our Events Listings.
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