5 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, December 8

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Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Tuesday, December 8. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

Chelsea Hotel, The Songs of Leonard Cohen

  • What: Six immensely talented actors/musicians play seventeen instruments in this knockout tribute to Leonard Cohen’s most transcendent songs. Created and directed by Tracy Power, Chelsea Hotel is a tribute to the genius of Cohen’s dynamic music about loves won and lost.
  • Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • When: Tuesday, December 8

Read Me a Story Exhibition

  • What: Read Me a Story is a multicultural showcase of 1,200 folktales and fairy tales from 120 countries coming December 8 – 16, 2015 at the Roundhouse Community Centre.
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 8; All day.

Kings Head Comedy

  • What: Every Tuesday, Colin Sharp and James Kennedy present a showcase of the finest comedians In Vancouver. For only $5 you can catch comedians you’ve seen on HBO, Just For Laughs, on tour at comedy clubs across the country. The show features visiting acts from LA, New York, Toronto, and more, as well as the absolute best of the Vancouver scene.
  • Where: Kings Head Pub – 1618 Yew Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 8; 9 to 10:30 p.m.

A Cozy Community Christmas Concert

  • What: Lions Gate Chorus recently won a 5th place medal in their recent International competition in Las Vegas. They are excited to further expand their membership and has put the word out for local talent to join them for the next competition journey in 2016.
  • Where: Southmont Salvation Church gym – 3402 49th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 8; 8 p.m.

Gastown Cabaret – Decemberland

  • What: The holidays are here and no matter what you celebrate it’s hard to not feel festive. Lucky for you party planners April O’Peel, Sweet Munish, and Sparkle Plenty present an evening of exciting experiences certain to make your spirits bright! Get ready for a very merry edition of Gastown Cabaret on Tuesday, December 8th at Guilt & Company located in Downtown Vancouver’s historical Gastown.
  • Where: Guilt & Company – 1 Alexander Street, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, December 8; 8 to 11:30 p.m.

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