christmas

Five holiday gifts for the student in your life

The stores are all decorated, the commercials on television are blaring jingles at every possible opportunity and us students are finally beginning to see, through the piles of textbooks and essays...

Five short-cuts to looking sassy on Christmas

We all love a good seasonal shindig but when you’re juggling the inevitable December duties of Christmas, kids and general, all-round chaos, any personal primping and preening routine we might have fe

Last minute gift ideas for the artsy people in your life

Did you leave your shopping to the last minute? Are you in need of gift ideas for the artsy people in your life? Here is a list of some great last minute gift ideas.

Cyclists to celebrate big bike lane wins at Gastown Christmas bash

With new bike routes and dedicated bike lanes in the city, the big bike party moves from VAG to Gastown this Wednesday. Expect carrolling and bike-centric Christmas songs... with a cycling twist.

Snoop Dogg, Diddy, Jack Johnson and the Barenaked Ladies sing holiday tunes

IndieVan's Top 5 picks of real holiday music.

How to stay sane this Christmas

Did this holiday season sneak up on you? For me, it was just September, and as I talked with someone about how fast time seemed to be flying, I remember saying, “Christmas will be here in about 15...

The Green Mama's Guide to Greening Christmas (and any other Winter Holiday)

The Green Mama shows you how to celebrate more, spend less, and all around green your holiday.

Where to get a Christmas tree in Vancouver

It wouldn’t be a Vancouver-style Christmas without an essence of eco-chic or a sprinkling of biodegradable magic. For all those wanting to get with the green and ease in the ethics this season, here...

Waste Land, Vision and a Festival of new films from Europe

Can art change people? Waste Land asks the question but does it deliver? (read more)

Holiday shopping online? Have fun, and caveat emptor

It's caveat emptor when shopping online this holiday season.