In The Loop: Promoting the arts in Vancouver, BC

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In The Loop is a web site and newsletter dedicated to promoting local artists in the Vancouver, BC area who do not have their own large-scale publicity agents. For more information, please see our vision statement and policies.

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November 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

South Van Big Band

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South Van Big Band

The band makes a return visit to the Cottage Bistro to jazz up the joint with a small 17 pc band! Come on down for good food and drinks while taking in some big band jazz!

Friday, November 27
8 PM
Cottage Bistro
4470 Main St, Vancouver
$7 at the door
Submitted by: Alex Viel
December 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Sound Eclectic: Yule Duel 2015: choral caroling contest!

Yule Duel 2015: choral caroling contest!
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Sound Eclectic presents:
Yule Duel 2015: choral caroling contest!

Please come and support local vocal ensemble Sound Eclectic, along with lots of other local choirs, perform and sing off against each other at Vancouver's first annual Yule Duel choral caroling contest on December 3!

This fun, free street event will be held under the festive lights of Gastown's Water Street on December 3 from 6-8pm.

What's more, it's for a great cause, as all the money raised from the Yule Duel donation pages will go to May's Place Hospice.

Please share your festive spirit and donate to this wonderful cause via Sound Eclectic's special Yule Duel page:
(scroll down for the Donate Now button)

And please come and cheer for us and the other wonderful local choral groups on December 3!
Submitted by: Joannah Connolly
December 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

City Soul Choir & Music Director Brian Tate: NEVER GIVE UP!

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City Soul Choir & Music Director Brian Tate presents:

Join the City Soul Choir in a concert featuring powerful music of hope and inspiration. This evening will light a spark, kindle a flame, touch your heart, and energize your spirit! At a time of year that can be challenging for many, the songs in ‘Never Give Up!’ have been chosen to empower and uplift. Come and get your joy on as the 100-voice choir performs gospel, R&B, pop and world music, accompanied by the best band in town—Michael Creber on piano, Bill Sample on keyboards, Brent Gubbels on bass, and Craig Scott on drums. This concert typically sells out, so buy your tickets early online at

Saturday, December 5, 2015, 7:30 PM

Michael J. Fox Theatre

7373 MacPherson Avenue, Burnaby (just north of Rumble)


Tickets: $30 Regular; $25 Students & Seniors

Purchase tickets online at:




Twitter: @CitySoulChoir
Submitted by: Anne Duke
December 5, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

The Vancouver Thunderbird Chorus: A Gift of Music

A Gift of Music
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The Vancouver Thunderbird Chorus presents:
A Gift of Music

Come see the Vancouver Thunderbirds at 2pm on Saturday, December 5! We'll serenade you with some fun new repertoire, and then get you in the holiday spirit with some Christmas favourites!

Featuring chorus quartets and The Squares Barbershop Quartet!

Tickets are only $10 and seating is limited, so please contact a chorus member now to reserve your spot! Call 604-357-4767 for tickets, or see

We ask that you please bring a food bank donation to the show.

Saturday, December 5 @ 2pm
St. Faith's Anglican Church
7284 Cypress Street, Vancouver
Submitted by: Editor
December 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir: Songs for a Winter's Night

Songs for a Winter's Night
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Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir presents:
Songs for a Winter's Night

Friday, December 11, 2015 7:30 pm
St Andrew's Anglican Church
20955 Old Yale Road, Langley

Adults $20 / Seniors $18
Students $12 / under 12 free

Available from:
Church Office: 604 534-6514
Orpheus info line: 604 515-5686
Submitted by: Robert Forbes
December 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Vivaldi Chamber Choir: Angels and Shepherds

Angels and Shepherds
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Vivaldi Chamber Choir presents:
Angels and Shepherds

Vivaldi Chamber Choir under the direction of Edette Gagné, offers you a charming concert perfectly suited to the Christmas season. Sit back in the comfort of St. Mark's and listen to choral offerings following the stories of Mary and her messengers. Music from early Baroque through Russian Romantic to contemporary will be presented, along with some traditional favourites.
Join the choir afterwards for hot cider and treats.

St. Mark's Church, 1805 Larch St., Vancouver
8 pm (doors open 7:30 pm)

Tickets $22 adult; $18 senior/student; children under 10 free; and a special family rate
at the door or through

Info. 604-221-0665 or through the website
Submitted by: Joan Fitzpatrick
December 19 & 20, 2015

The Marcus Mosely Chorale: "Joy in my Soul"

"Joy in my Soul"
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The Marcus Mosely Chorale presents:
"Joy in my Soul"

a Christmas mix of Gospel. Jazz & more.......
"Many voices…one song Many rivers…one source
All culminating in Joy!"

Two Concerts, Two Venues:
Sat. Dec.19, 7:30 pm at Ryerson United Church, 2195 W.45th Ave. in Vancouver
Sun. Dec.20, 3 pm at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd. in North Vancouver

Artistic Directors: Marcus Mosely, Darlene Ketchum & Bill Sample
with Bill Sample: keyboards, David Sinclair: guitar
Rene Worst: bass, Buff Allen: drums


tickets: $30 adults / $25 student,senior
available at
facebook: The Marcus Mosely Chorale
facebook event page: “Joy in my Soul”
Submitted by: Anne Duke