Happy September, Vancouver!
January might technically be the official start of the year, but with the seasons changing, school starting, and a brand new Georgia Straight paper hitting the streets, we’d argue that September is the month of new beginnings.
And about that paper. We’ve pulled together the thousands of nominations and votes from our readers over the past two months to crown the winners of this year’s Best of Vancouver Awards. All the details are in this month’s paper (out today!), but you’ll also be able to find the result by following this link. A big congrats to all the winners, and a huge thank you to everyone who participated!
This wacky artists’ house is for sale
The Be Okay house is a turn-of-the-century, three-storey home that has been the residence of some of the most interesting creatives on Vancouver’s east side for the past 13 years. It’s now for sale.
BC’s first mobile OPS in a First Nations community opens in Cheam
SPONSORED BY IDS VANCOUVER 2023
The Design Event of the Year
Tickets are on sale NOW for the design event of the year!
The Interior Design Show presented by Miele opens its doors in just over a month from Sep 21-24! They have a stellar lineup of designers and design experiences waiting for you. Act now and start planning your full show experience:
See design icons on the Caesarstone stage, including beloved Lynda Reeves and award-winning interior designer Aly Velji. Shop the show at the District – their curated retail experience where you can buy directly from the makers.
Vancouver Fringe is “summer camp” for artists
Haley Blais is working through some things
SPONSORED BY COLEEN RENNISON LIVE @ ROGUE SEPT 9
Colleen Rennison is Back! Live @ Rogue Folk Club - Sept 9th
Rolling Stone France calls Vancouver’s Colleen Rennison (of No Sinner) an “Extreme Talent” … with an “incredible musical voice, rising up to Heaven and back down to Hell” – A voice “that makes you feel joy and suffering.” Rennison’s new album, “Persephone,” features 9 new tracks. Live Show presented by the Rogue Folk Club, Sept 9.
“The Great Canadian Baking Show” judge Bruno Feldeisen finds simple comfort in loaves of bread
SPONSORED BY EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN
Visit the Pacific Song of the Ancestors’ Totem Pole Installation + Art Exhibition on Sep 29, 2023
In honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Emily Carr University invites the public to experience the new ‘Pacific Song of the Ancestors’ totem pole and accompanying art exhibition on September 29. Witness history in the making and visit the breathtaking new art installation by Master Carvers Dempsey Bob, Stan Bevan and Lyonel Grant.
September 29, 2023
7:30am - 8:00pm
Emily Carr University
520 East 1st Ave
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
Lockdown has left Vy and Kenny broke and unhinged. Desperate for income and divorced from reality, it seems like the perfect time to open an uncredited self help retreat to scam rich people. [$17]
The American indie rock band is in town for their Sick of Being Young Tour with guests Kipper Snack. [$18]
Le Ren at Fox Cabaret | September 8 | 7pm
The Montreal-based indie folk singer-songwriter is performing at the Fox Cabaret with guest MAITA. [$16]
This hands-on, creative art two-session workshop teaches Chigiri-e paper techniques that will result in two art pieces. [$103]
Check out the Japan Market for delicious food, unique crafts, and merchandise from over 70 vendors. [$4]
The Flying Sage, the Vancouver Psychedelic Society, and the UBC Psychedelic Society are joining forces for community events starting this Sunday. [Free]
The 21st edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) is completely back in theatres. [Tickets starting at $10]*
Want to know what else is happening in Vancouver? Check out our Events Listings.
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