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Top Vancouver Events: Sept 20-26

Start studying those lyrics in preparation for Saturday's sing-a-long.

We're already shimmying our hips and practicing our jazz hands and it's not even Saturday yet. That's when we'll be singing our hearts out at Denman Cinema for the Chicago sing-a-long. See what else we'll be up to this weekend, and come join! 

Top Picks

SING with Chicago (Kelly's Pick)
Sept 22 | 8:30PM | Denman Cinema | $15

Come donning black and be ready to sing your heart out with the ladies of Chicago! This is the last sing-a-long in the Denman Cinema as it's closing down end of September, so don't miss the opportunity to close it down in style. With your ticket you get popcorn and a soda but there will also be wine for sale to get the liquid courage flowing. See you there!

Raw Talent 2012: The 12x12 Photo Marathon Exhibit (Miraj's pick)
Sep 22 | 6:00pm | Salt Building, Olympic Village | By donation

Imagine capturing 12 frames on 12 themes in a single roll of 12 exposure film over the course of 12 hours by 60 adventurous Vancouver area photographers. Come and celebrate the art of film photography as the excitement of that day’s events is relived at the exhibit. Every image will be on display in its purest and unedited form, making this unique event a true showcase of Raw Talent. thanks Angela & Morten!


Honorable Mentions

The Banana's Pub Night Fundraiser
Sept 20 | 6:30PM | Coppertank on Broadway |Free

Join this Run for the Cure team as they try to raise money for the cause and on a personal note, their Nana who was just diagnosed with breast cancer. For every beer sold they'll get $1 and for every burger or pizza sold they'll get $4. There will also be a 50/50 with some great prizes!

Peak Performance Project Showcase #2
Sept 20 | 8PM | Red Room | $10.27 + sc

Music BC and 100.5 The Peak collaborate with some local musicians to bring a great night of moving and shaking. Check out up and comers The River & the Road playing before the well-known ambient headliner Headwater.

Perched: A Birdhouse Exhibition
Sep 22-Oct 21 | Maai Living, 157 West Hastings St. | Free

Perched is a group exhibition featuring unique birdhouses created by thirteen of the city’s brightest design minds. Each birdhouse project reflects the individual designer’s research, aesthetics, and imagination, and furthers our interactions with wildlife in an ever-changing urban environment.

Heritage Harvest Celebration
Sep 23 | 1-4 PM | Suite 107 - 555 Great Northern Way | Free

It's a family-friendly event featuring a world of activities to celebrate our diverse heritage: taste delicious multicultural foods, help paint a community mural, learn about native medicinal plants, make seed bombs to take home with you, and even press your own soft apple cider from heritage apple varieties.

Hacks/Hackers Vancouver | Meet & Greet - Icebreaker 2012
Sep 26 | 5.30 -7.30 PM | The Pint, 455 Abbott St. | Free

An opportunity to meet vancouvers media corp & technorati! From reporters to data journalists, techies & nerds or just people simply interested about the intersection of media and technology! If you ever wanted to participate in a Hackathon, learn new skills at the frontier of digital media like webscraping or interactive mapping or storytelling; then come share your views and tell us.


Coming Up

EastVanLove Tweetup Vol 6.5
Sept 27 | Tobys | Free


Coast Salish Drumming Workshops with Russell Wallace
Sep 27 | SFU Woodwards

Vancouver International Film Festival
Sep 27 - Oct 12 | All over | Various

Generation Social screening at Social Media Week Vancouver
Sep 27 | 7 - 8.30 PM | venue: tbd | Free

Andrew Grassie | Collected Works
Sep 29-Jan 26 | Rennie Collection at Wing Sang

Feeding Hearts & Minds
Sep 30 | 5:30-7:30 PM | Lakeview Multicultural United Church | Free

Stack the Rack Fundraiser for Qmunity
Oct 1 | Old Boneta Space | $135

Sprout Up Vancouver
Oct 2 | 6-10 PM  | Waldorf Hotel | $12

Food Talks Vol 4
Oct 23 | 6:30-9:30PM | Van Urban Winery | $30

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