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ReSounding Ryerson: A Choral Benefit Concert

By BCcat on August 23, 2011 - 12:17am

Sep 18 2011 - 3:00pm
Sep 18 2011 - 5:30pm

An array of Vancouver’s finest choirs gather on Sunday September 18 (3pm) to salute the role of Ryerson United Church in Vancouver’s abundant choral scene. For many years Ryerson has been the choral home and preferred performance and recording space of many of the city’s choirs. ReSounding Ryerson is a choral tribute and thank you to both a building and a church organization that has recognized and embraced music as an integral part of their mandate. All funds raised being donated to the ongoing refurbishment of the church.

Featuring performances by:

Chor Leoni Men's Choir
Elektra Women's Choir
Ryerson Church Choir
Vancouver Cantata Singers
Vancouver Chamber Choir

with Christopher Gaze, M.C.

Sunday September 18, 2011 at 3:00 PM
Ryerson United Church
2195 W45 Ave, Vancouver

All tickets $30
available through Brown Paper Tickets

Also available from choristers.
Information 604.266.5377

Urban Variety summer Lawn Bowling Event

By YBIA on July 15, 2011 - 2:26pm

Aug 13 2011 - 6:30pm
Aug 13 2011 - 11:30pm

Put on your best dress whites and join us for a fabulous night of lawn bowling benefiting children who have special needs in BC! Your ticket covers your entrance fee, dinner and first drink. Beer and PIMMS cocktails available for purchase.

All proceeds go to Variety - The Children's Charity.

This event sold out last year so buy your tickets early!
Online Ticket sales:

Or contact Juval at to pick up tickets in-person

Lessons provided, Prizes for best dressed, and fedoras are encouraged.

Concert for Canuck Place Children's Hospice

By Ramp on October 31, 2010 - 12:30pm

Nov 10 2010 - 7:30pm
Nov 10 2010 - 11:30pm

Rachel and Amryn Memorial Project presents: the Second Annual Concert for Canuck Place Children's Hospice on Wednesday, November 10th at 8 PM.
The concert, with performances by Shane Abram, Cris Derksen, and Wintermitts, will take place at CBC Studio 700 (700 Hamilton Street).

Tickets are $15 cash at the door, or in advance at Zulu Records and Bonerattle Music.
All proceeds from the all-ages show will be donated to Canuck Place Children's Hospice.

visit for more information

World Poetry International Dinner Fundraiser, April 17th, 5:30 pm at the Alliance, $12.00 each!

By worldpoetry on April 3, 2010 - 12:05am

You Are Invited!

World Poetry International Dinner Fundraiser, April 17th, 5:30 pm at the Alliance for Arts and Culture, 938 Howe St. Vancouver, BC
Sample food from Costa Rica, Korea, Germany, Transylvania, France, Philippines, Chile and Croatia!
Gift baskets from Yvonne Chen for the silent auction, door prizes, music by the well known Rene Kwan and open poetry reading.
Have fun with our World Poetry Family!
All proceeds go for the 9th World Poetry Gala, April 26th, 6:30 PM at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Alice MacKaye Room.
To reserve your $12.00 ticket, contact Ariadne sawyer, or 604-526-4729

A Very Vancouver Christmas' REALLY Big Christmas Show!

By noodlehead_prod... on September 20, 2009 - 10:31pm

Dec 20 2009 - 7:30pm
Dec 20 2009 - 10:00pm


Ranj Singh
Hilary Grist
Lindsay May
Richard King
Gillian Hobbs
Olga Osipova
Pam Southwell
Scott Jackson
Melissa Endean
Michelle Dumond
Land of Deborah
MC For The Evening - Kent

December 20th, 2009

All proceeds benefit the SPCA.

Tickets are 10$ and include a copy of A Very Vancouver Christmas Volume 4.
Children under 5 free.

All Ages Show 7:30-10pm

St James Hall
3214 10th Avenue West
Vancouver, BC V6K 2L2,

"Come on out for an old fashioned noisy, music filled good time. Think cookies, think warmth, think family and think memorable!"

For more information or ticket inquires, please contact Jenn at Rave On Studio.

Memewar Night of Comedy

By Memewar on August 17, 2009 - 7:59pm

Aug 21 2009 - 9:00pm
Aug 21 2009 - 11:30pm

In celebration of our recent incorporation as The Memewar Arts & Publishing Society, Memewar Magazine invites you to join us for a night of comedy! Clearly, the mass of legal paperwork involved with becoming a non-profit society was anything but funny, so we needed to host a fundraising event which would let us laugh away our bureaucratic nightmares.

Day: Friday, August 21
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 PM
Place: Café Deux Soleils (2096 Commercial Drive)
Cover: $8

Featuring: comedy performances by Antoinette Keane, James Masters, Christopher James, and Andrew von Rosenbach, improv from Dangerous Portion, and special video presentations by Man Hussy.

For more information about Memewar, visit our website at

Annual Walk/Run for Colon Cancer Canada

By Magda on June 19, 2009 - 12:14pm

Jun 21 2009 - 9:30am
Jun 21 2009 - 12:00pm

Dust off your runners, fluff up those jogging shorts and get ready to hit the streets for the Annual Walk/Run for Colon Cancer Canada. Taking place in Jericho Beach, the fundraiser will give the participants an option of a 5 km walk or a 10 km run.

To date, Colon Cancer Canada has raised more than $4 million for research grants, awareness campaigns, genetic research and Patient Education Nights.

The 5 km Walk/10 km Run will signify the launch of Colon Cancer Canada’s online fundraising campaign. All participants will be eligible to take part in a draw for fantastic incentives and prizes. T-shirts and refreshments will be provided and a number of great family activities will also take place.

Colon Cancer Canada is dedicated to reducing the incidence of colorectal cancer by supporting research initiatives, increasing public awareness and promoting the importance of screening.

To register for the fundraiser, please visit

WHEN: June 21, 2009
Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Jericho Beach, Vancouver
(Between North ends of Wallace and Discovery Streets)

COST: Online - Individuals $15 / Family $40 (2 adults and any children under 12)

Memewar Magazine #9 Issue Release Party!

By Memewar on June 2, 2009 - 1:18pm

Jun 20 2009 - 8:00pm
Jun 21 2009 - 12:00am

Memewar releases its 9th issue on June 20th! Aptly fitting with the "movement" theme of the issue, the event is held at a new location: GOONIES ( This is a new venue for us, one that's all ages and wheelchair accessible, and we're excited for the change!

Featuring musical guests:
Fine Mist
Haunted Beard

Readings from the magazine by:
Sonia Rivest
Mercedes Eng

Besides an evening of entertainment, your $10 cover includes a copy of the magazine and helps to support the next issue. See you at GOONIES!

RAMP presents AMPED: Concert for Canuck Place Children's Hospice - featuring SPYGIRL w/Red Cedar & Ora Cogan

By Ramp on February 4, 2009 - 10:40am

Feb 20 2009 - 8:00pm
Feb 20 2009 - 11:30pm

Rachel and Amryn Memorial Project presents:

AMPED: Concert for Canuck Place Children's Hospice

On Friday, February 20th at The WESTERN FRONT (303 East 8th Avenue)
Tickets are $15/$10 cash at the door. All proceeds will go to Canuck Place.
8:00PM. All ages welcome.
Cash bar.

The event will feature performances from local bands including SPYGIRL w/ Red Cedar and Ora Cogan!

For more information please visit

Or to reserve tickets, contact

Event information and donation options can also be found here.

Crimson Cabaret: Celebrating Creative Women

By Crimson Cabaret on January 3, 2009 - 6:42pm

Feb 7 2009 - 7:00pm
Feb 7 2009 - 10:00pm

Crimson Cabaret brings together exceptional talent in dance, music, theatre and song for an engaging, dynamic evening of laughter and creativity! All artists are acclaimed performers in their own genre. The event is hosted by the North Shore Women's Centre.

Venue: Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver

Ticket Info: Early bird tickets are $24.00 until January 29th, 2009. $30.00 regularly.

For more information about this event, contact the North Shore Women's Centre.


Folk/Bluegrass Quartet

Cris Derksen & Jillian Deri
Cellist & Aerial Performer

Hot Flash Hoofers
Tap Dancers

Julie Blue
Soul Singer/Pianist

Lorita Leung Chinese Dance Academy
Traditional Chinese Dance

Folk Singers

Ndidi Onukwulu
Blues Singer

No Shit Shirleys
Acapella Soul Choir

Sisters of Alchemy

Toni Latour
Multimedia Artist

Vancouver Pars National Ballet
Persian Folk Dancers

Vidya Kotamraju
Bharat Natyam Dancer

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