November 23 edition: Should we all be doing shrooms?

Plus: The best things we’ve eaten around town lately

Are your tote bags ready for craft market season? 

There’s something uniquely charming about puttering around a market and checking out the wares from people who actually made the dang things. 

Plus, when you get your out-of-town loved ones something from a local maker, it’s fun that its proximity is a talking point. “Look at this cool thing—it’s from the same place as me!”


Can psychedelics save us from ourselves?

A colourful illustration of a pair of hands holding up binoculars

Experts weigh in on whether mind-altering substances can change our minds (for the better).


Indie arcade Heart Projector returns with new games for old consoles

A white man stands outside, holding two video game cases.

Indie developer Matt Hughson shows off locally made new games for old consoles at a curated pop-up arcade this weekend.


Winter Harp 2023 - 30th Anniversary Tour

This December, Winter Harp returns to stages across BC on its 30th Anniversary Tour, with 15 performances on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.

During this tour, expect to hear some of Winter Harp’s best-loved stories and carols from its three decades of performances.

This acclaimed ensemble is renowned for delivering beautiful, soul-stirring presentations, by talented musicians with a myriad of instruments. Concerts are “must-see” events on holiday calendars, with many audience members returning year after year – passing the Winter Harp tradition on to new generations. What has audiences returning again and again is the sheer wonder of the concert experience that captures the joyful spirit of the season.

Don't miss out on this journey of pure magic. Winter Harp -- Christmas begins here.


Remembering Norman Armour

A man looks straight into the camera on a dark day, infront of a lit-up street, wearing a PuSh STAFF lanyard.

PuSh co-founder Norman Armour died on Sunday, friends and family announced, leaving behind a rich legacy as a mentor and an arts trailblazer.

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The Storyville Mosquito is Kid Koala’s strange dream come true

A band sit in darkness. In front of them is small street panorama, and behind them is a projection of a bug walking through the street scene.

DJ, comic book creator, and multidisciplinary artist Kid Koala brings the story of a jazz-loving mosquito to the Massey Theatre.

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Eight delicious things to eat right now in Vancouver

An array of Itaian dishes arranged on a two-top table at Ask For Luigi.

From humble supermarket staples to fine cuisine, here’s just a handful of delicious things to sink your teeth into around town.


East Van Panto: Beauty & the Beast is on stage now at The Cultch!

Huzzah! It’s the silliest time of year, Vancouver!

Theatre Replacement’s EAST VAN PANTO is on stage at The Cultch’s York Theatre this NOV 22–JAN 07 with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!

Don’t miss this wild, hilarious musical with unforgettable characters, super local satire, and pop song parodies.


The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe at Pacific Theatre | November 23 to December 23 | Various times 

The Ron Reed adaptation of the classic books sees grown-up Peter and Lucy Pevensie revisit Narnia. [$15+]

Unbound: Activating the Artist Book at Trapp Projects | November 24 to 25 | 6pm 

An exhibition co-curated by Katherine Allaye-Chan, Louise Cointepas-Robin, Mike Ma, Allysa Pierre, Aaron Rice, Defne Taslicay, Jesse Ward, Hailey Wispinski, and Ella Zheng. [Free]

Portobello West Roundhouse holiday market at Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | November 25 to 26 | 10am

Check out 65+ local BC artists, designers, and producers of family fashion, jewellery, art, home decor, skincare, pet accessories, gourmet treats, and wine and spirits. [$5]

Vancouver Etsy Co. holiday pop-up market at Pipe Shop | November 25 to 26 | 11am 

Over 100 local makers display ceramics, home goods, food, apparel, jewellery, and more. [$5]

Vancouver Vinyl Record Show at Heritage Hall | November 26 | 11am 

Check out tons of vendors selling LPs, vinyl records, 45s, CDs, posters, and music memorabilia. [$4]

Want to know what else is happening in Vancouver? Check out our Events Listings.

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