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Winter Harp 2012

Dec 22, 2012
Be prepared to be enchanted by Celtic and medieval-inspired carols this holiday season! The Winter Harp Ensemble returns this year with renowned harpist, Kim Robertson at St. Andrew's Wesley United Church. Expect their soothing voices and the heartwarming tunes of tambourines, harps, temple bells and such rare instruments as organistrum and the Swedish nyckelharpa to perfectly capture the spirit of Christmas.

We Day

Oct 18, 2012
20,000 underaged, overenthusiastic children will undergo an intensely energetic rally for youth-based social change. With megastar speakers and performers in attendance. (Past We Days have included Jane Goodall, the Dalai Lama, and Al Gore.)

Olio Festival

Sep 19, 2012

Live music, independant films, boundry-pushing comedy, skate competitions, multimedia art installations, and fashion shows: anything goes at the Olio Festival, and a $60 wristband gets you access to it all over four jam-packed days. Hit up the China Cloud for a night of storytelling hosted by Rain City Chronicles, catch the dancy Shout Out Out Out at the Biltmore, or watch CBC send-up This is That live at the Rio. The city is your oyster.



MusicFest at VanDusen Garden

Aug 19, 2012
It's BYO Blanket to VanDusen's day of music and fun. Set up camp on the Great Lawn in the afternoon for performances by family favourites like Charlotte Diamond, or come for an evening showcase of thrilling New York vocal jazz.

Summer Sizzle Fundraiser

Jun 16, 2012

Kick off summer with duelling pianos, world-champion bartenders, canapes, and dancing—not a bad way to support the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. CBC's Shan Foxman emcees the evening.