The last weekend is here and the spirit of Christmas is lighting up the city, literally. Find light displays and more in these picks of the week.
Market: The Christmas Market season is in full swing with the Vancouver Christmas Market opening today, running until December 24, at Jack Poole Plaza. This weekend looks for the West End, Dunbar, Strathcona, River District and Portobello markets in all corners of Vancouver.
Jazz: Frankie’s Jazz Club welcomes Juno award nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick on Thursday night for a release of her new album, Sun Songs
Narnia: Carousel Theatre, invites families to step through the wardrobe as C.S Lewis’ The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe comes to the stage.
Comedy: Brianne Nord-Stewart launches her new comedy web series The Dangers of Online Dating with a special screening at Penthouse nightclub on November 23rd
Swim: At the Gateway Theatre in Richmond experience a witty, engaging evening with Beverley Elliott’s one-woman show Sink or Swim until November 25th.
Carols: Friday night, The Tenors take the stage for their Christmas Together tour at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Air: Join the great Bernard Cuffling for an Orwellian one-man show Coming Up For Air at Kay Meeks Centre until November 25th.
Stage: The Arts Club Theatre Company The Day Before Christmas is onstage at the Goldcorp Stage until the day before Christmas, while fan favourite Onegin returns to the Arts Club, Granville Island Stage, until December 31st.
Ice: Through the weekend follow your heart to the world of Disney On Ice at Pacific Coliseum
Scoop: At Firehall Arts Centre, from November 11 to December 2nd, Only Drunks And Children Tell The Truth tells the tale of the 60’s Scoop of indigenous children with truth and humour
Solo: At Performance Works, Vanishing Vancouver comes to life in Solo Theatre Collective’s Satellites, playing November 16 – 26.
Drag: The Christmas Queen returns to ruin Christmas for Vancouver Theatresports League and on Saturday nights does double duty against Vancouver drag diva the Unstoppable Connie Smudge