5 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, December 28

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Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Monday, December 28. For more things to do around town, check out our events calendar.

Robson Square Ice Skating 2015

  • What: The rink at Robson Square is operated seasonally by the provincial government when the temperatures begin to dip, running from morning into the late evening hours. This year, the free rink will remain open through the Christmas Holidays, including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 28; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Taboo Queen

  • What: Priding themselves on their blues-rock flavour, Taboo Queen drives straight down the road of rock and roll smack into the heart of the blues of Chicago to the swamps of Louisiana. Hailing from Vancouver, BC, this hard-driving band melds their influences into a pure, raw and time-honoured brand of rock reborn thats oh, so missed.
  • Where: The Roxy – 932 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 28; 8 p.m.

Eight and a Half Inches of Comedy

  • What: Every Monday hosts Devin Alexander and Alex Sparling throw a stand-up comedy show featuring the best local comedians Vancouver has to offer and major touring headliners from around the world.
  • Where: Eight and a Half Restaurant and Lounge – 151 E. 8th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 28; 9 to 11:30 p.m.

Manic Monday Karaoke

  • What: The Astoria has a karaoke show every Sunday & Monday 9 p.m. to 1:00 a.m, with your host Jordan of Vibeology Entertainment. No cover, drink specials and free pool.
  • Where: The Astoria – 769 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 28; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

THOMAS JACK #YOURSTRULYXX: CELEBRITIES

  • What: Hailing from Bemboka, Australia is rising star Thomas Jack. At only 20 years old, Thomas’ future is shining as bright as the music he creates. His hit single “Final Speech” led him to a viral tear on top of the HypeM charts where he continued a successful run with follow up tracks such as his stellar remix for Of Monsters and Men “Little Talks” and the extra smooth remix for Adrian Lux’s hit single ”Teenage Crime”. Like the oceans surrounding Thomas’ backyard his music ebbs and flows, sometimes unpredictably but always beautifully.
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • When: Monday, December 28; 9 to 11:30 p.m.

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