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Wildcoast Adventures Kayak Getaway

April 15th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

British Columbia, in all its splendour, is such a thrill to explore. There’s not much that can make me appreciate this province more than a mossy forest walk through towering Douglas Firs or a paddle around a cove, rolling over waves and water so clear I can spot the sea kelp stretching to reach surface […]

Museum of Anthropology Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art

April 14th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) at UBC quickly became one of my favourite places in Metro Vancouver after school field trip visits when I was younger. The history and artwork, the in-depth look at Northwest Coast culture, and the various galleries make the MOA an enchanting place for a visitor of any age. Without Masks […]

PappaRoti on Robson

April 11th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When the PappaRoti signs when up on the corner of Robson and Nicola I’m certain that many in the West End (myself included) opened up a browser to search the term, curious to see what would finally occupy the long-vacant space. As a neighbourhood resident for the better part of the last decade, I was […]

Half Corked Marathon Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Getaway

April 10th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Throughout the spring, summer and fall, Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country is a haven for visitors, capturing the best of the South Okanagan. From vineyards to orchards, the Okanagan is one of Canada’s prime agricultural areas. With dramatic landscapes and remarkable terroir, the valley is one of BC’s most beautiful and diverse places to visit, extending […]

Win an Icelandair Prize Pack

April 8th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Volcanoes, outdoor recreation, hot springs, a lively music scene, super quick access to 20-plus European locations (particularly Scandinavia), and more make Iceland a very cool place to have a stopover. Icelandair will be starting service from Vancouver International Airport on May 14th and to celebrate, they will be hosting a #scaVANgerhunt this week. Icelandair’s ScaVANger […]

Portlandiapalooza at The Rio Theatre

April 7th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rio Theatre is presenting a very special full day binge-watch session of the hit IFC series Portlandia, airing seasons 1 through 3 on the big screen for Portlandiapalooza on April 13th. There will be birds on things. Pickled popcorn. Artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches. A selection of some of Portland’s very best craft beer courtesy […]

The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island

April 3rd, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bad Dog Productions presents its highly successful Western Canadian exclusive production of The Hound of the Baskervilles in Vancouver at Studio 1398 on Granville Island from Tuesday, April 22nd through to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island Directed by Langley-based, multi award-winning director, Ellie King, this imaginative and hysterical […]

Vancouver South African Film Festival

April 2nd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver South African Film Festival (“VSAFF”) takes place this Saturday and Sunday, introducing and showcasing South African film to local audiences. What: 4th Vancouver South African Film Festival When: April 5 & 6, all day Where: Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodward’s Tickets: Available online Vancouver South African Film Festival Highlights This year’s […]