Archive for the category "BC"

PlayDome at BC Place Spring Break 2014

March 7th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place will become PlayDome this Spring Break and with over 45 rides and attractions it’s Canada’s largest indoor carnival. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr “Feel like you’re floating in air with the Zero Gravity ride, be spun around on the new open air cars of the Ring of Fire and be flung into […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

March 7th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

March showers will hopefully bring April flowers as our sunny days seem fewer and far between. We all know that the city will look spectacular once the blossoms start to burst and green canopies reappear on the trees, making the grey days more tolerable. As for activities in the rain or not, you have plenty […]

Heritage Houses “The Dorothies” Get a New Home Base

March 6th, 2014 @ 3:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation has posted on their Facebook page that The Dorothies are getting ready to be moved to a new location. “Ever seen two mirror image heritage homes on stilts? The move is scheduled for March 10th 17th, where the homes will be relocated to a larger lot, restored and become central to […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Family Fuse Weekend

March 6th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There is plenty to do around town this weekend but one event in particular is free for kids*, indoors (away from the rain), has music, art, and hands-on activities. The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting another Family FUSE Weekend on Saturday, March 8th and Sunday, March 9th with this month’s theme: “The Landscape of the […]

Third Vancouver Biennale of Public Art

March 6th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The third Vancouver Biennale of Public Art will launch this spring with the theme Open Borders/Crossroads Vancouver. 20 prominent pieces, from artists all over the world, will be installed in parks and open spaces around Metro Vancouver including 10 in New Westminster, North Vancouver, and Squamish. Past Vancouver Biennale piece. Photo credit: popejon2 on Flickr […]

Win Tickets to Tori Amos in Vancouver

March 6th, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tori Amos returns to Vancouver to play an all-ages show at the Orpheum on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Amos’ brand new pop/rock album, Unrepentant Geraldines will drop on May 13th in North America. This will be a change in pace from her most recent releases, being another evolutionary step as an artist. Amos is one […]

Top 5 Reasons to Love Victoria

March 5th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Most Romantic City in Canada just happens to be our Province’s capital, with harbour views, history, and classic British charm mixed with the latest art and culinary trends. John and I visit Victoria at least once a year and our most recent trip across the Salish Sea on the ferry was in honour of […]

Vancouver History: Greenhill Park Explosion

March 5th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sinking of The Greenhill Park is one of my favourite tracks off The Matinee’s latest album We Swore We’d See the Sunrise. It’s a beautiful and haunting song with a very real — and very tragic — event behind its name. An event that took place 69 years ago (tomorrow) in Vancouver’s harbour. March […]