Notable Now Vancouver: September 12, 2014

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Vancouver Art Attack, September 13th at 1450 West 2nd Avenue
Head to the 2nd Annual Vancouver Art Attack taking place at The Waterfall Building for the Paint Your Art Out! Live Show and Fundraiser. A lineup of 20 of Vancouver’s most elite artists have been curated for the show and will be given a blank canvas and four hours to create high-end art. Catch the action for $15 – details here:

Passions Gala (September 14th, 319 Main Street)
Don’t miss suiting up for one of Vancouver’s best small gala events of the year that raises funds for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. Scotiabank Passions is a culinary party featuring the creations of our city’s top restaurants, New Zealand wines, and auction items, and is attended by trend-setting business and media professionals from across Metro Vancouver and beyond.

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BBQ OFF The Bypass (September 14th, 20353 64th Avenue)
Bring your appetite to the 9th Annual Well Seasoned BBQ Off The Bypass event this Sunday at its new location in Langley. Free BBQ bites, displays, live music and entertainment await. Catch 17 culinary teams from across North America who annually gather to compete for the best smokin’ good meat in five grilling categories. 

5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival (Sunday, September 14th)
Head to Mount Pleasant this Sunday and celebrate the last summer street festival alongside thousands of others. They’ll feature an array of vendors, food specials, performers, musicians and the 4th Annual Smoking BBQ Competition Cook-off.  Don’t miss the eclectic marketplace, European-style laneway bazaar, vintage cars and more. For all the details visit:

Vancouver Fashion Week (September 15-21, various locations)
Don’t miss the semi-annual fashion showcase that is North America’s second largest industry event, featuring creative and dynamic talent from both established and emerging designers. Vancouver Fashion Week is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together buyers, media, celebrities, industry professionals and designers from around the world to celebrate creativity and fashion. For the full schedule and details, visit:

Coming up: Vancouver International Film Festival (September 25th, various)
Plan ahead and map out your screening schedule for this year’s 33rd Annual Vancouver International Film Festival that welcomes the finest productions from around the world for 16 days. With 350 films screened from more than 70 countries, it is not to be missed. Passes, packages and gala tickets can be purchased now. For all the details, visit:



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