Archive for the category "BC"

Vancouver Theatre Listings March 2015

March 5th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Miss604 is pleased to announce a new promotional partnership with the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the “Jessies”). On the first Thursday of every month, I feature a list of productions that are registered for the Jessie Awards, including their dates, locations, and more. The goal of this partnership is to promote eligible shows and further […]

St Patrick’s Day at the Blarney Stone

March 5th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s original and Irish pub, The Blarney Stone, is celebrating all things Irish this St Patrick’s Day with five days of events, hosting everything from family-friendly activities to a late night countdown for adults only, culminating with an all-day block party. St Patrick’s Day at the Blarney Stone Friday, March 13, 2015 Kick off the […]

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day: A Vancouver Street

March 5th, 2015 @ 8:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

During March and April I will be featuring a Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day, sourced from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram. You can barely walk a full block in the city without encountering a photographer capturing this pink blooms — or stopping yourself — so it’s the perfect time […]

Chemical Fire at Port Metro Vancouver

March 4th, 2015 @ 3:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I don’t often cover breaking news in Vancouver but a chemical fire currently burning at Port Metro Vancouver is widely effecting the city today. Here’s the official statement from the port: Chemical Fire at Port Metro Vancouver Photo by Chad Dey in the News1130 Air Patrol Statement on the fire at Centerm Container Terminal At […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Die Fledermaus

March 4th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Michelle Kim

This week, Vancouver Opera presents the last three performances of Die Fledermaus (The Bat), the Austrian operetta composed by Johann Strauss Jr., adapted by UBC’s Nancy Hermiston to include theatrical dialogue in English with timely or local references. Eisenstein (Roger Honeywell) is dismayed to find that a disguised Rosalinde (Joyce El-Khoury) has his watch. Photo […]

Macaron Day in Vancouver

March 4th, 2015 @ 10:08am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The fourth Macaron Day in Vancouver is coming up on March 20th, joining bakeries, cafes and bistros around the world to support local causes, one sweet treat at a time. Macaron Day Macaron Day was founded in France (le jour du macaron) by Pierre Hermé years ago. It’s a day to celebrate the colours of […]

March in Vancouver History

March 3rd, 2015 @ 2:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives and Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver, here’s a glimpse at what happened throughout the month of March in Vancouver history: Property damage caused by the explosion. Archives# CVA 586-3598. Photographer: Don Coltman. March 6, 1945 “If you were here on March 6, 1945 you will remember the […]

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Dates Summer 2015

March 3rd, 2015 @ 1:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s only March but everyone’s been talking about summer in Vancouver, since we’ve been having such spectacular weather lately, and summer in Vancouver means fireworks nights. The Honda Celebration of Light announced its dates this morning along with a renewed partnership with Honda and even more entertainment options this season. Photo credit: Vick Sahota on […]