Gastown Yule Duel kicks off Christmas season on Thursday

Gastown will be hosting the second annual Yule Duel on Thursday Dec. 1 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.. It will feature more than a dozen choirs and singing groups along the sidewalks of Gastown. The top teams chosen by judges will then face a sing-off on the Yule Duel stage in Maple Tree Square.

This a charity fundraiser brought to you by the Gastown Business Improvement Society and the Bloom Group, the non-profit operator of May’s Place, a hospice in the Downtown Eastside that will be the recipient of donations raised during this free, family event.

There will be Gastown street closures from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday  — on Water Street between Maple Tree Square and Abbott, Carrall Street between Cordova and Maple Tree Square, Alexander Street and Powell St. from Columbia to Maple Tree Square. For more info, go to or

Angel will be open until 9 on Thursday night. Come in and see our new Winter 2016 Collection from Desigual, the Barcelona clothing brand. We have Desigual for men, women & kids, including Desigual shoes, boots and summer sandals, plus Desigual umbrellas, belts, men’s socks and underwear, and Desigual jewelry.

Angel is  the first Desigual boutique in Vancouver. We have the largest selection of the newest Desigual on the west coast of Canada. This week, all Desigual is on sale at 20% to 40% off.

We ship worldwide, with free shipping in Canada for purchases of $200 or more. We also offer personal shopping by appointment. Call (604) 681-0947.

Angel Vancouver is located at No. 2 Powell Street in the Gastown district of Vancouver, Canada. carrall&powell.1886We are on the corner of Powell & Carrall Street in Maple Tree Square, where Vancouver began. The historic photo (left) shows what the location of my store looked like in 1886 (click on photo to enlarge).

Angel specializes in custom handpainted clothing. Most of our kids shirts are by Justine Brown.

To get you in the seasonal spirit, here’s a polka version of a Christmas song by Bob Dylan:


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Angel is Vancouver's first Desigual boutique. We've been in business since 1978.
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