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Win Tickets to See Brent Butt in Vancouver

Monday, January 20th, 2014 — 1:29pm PDT
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Brent Butt — comedian, actor, writer, and Emmy Nominee — will be heading across Canada for a stand-up comedy tour ahead of the release of his movie No Clue. No Clue premiered at the Whistler Film Festival in December and it will be in theatres on March 7th. Brent Butt’s Hiccups and Corner Gas are […]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet in Vancouver

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 — 2:34pm PDT
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The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is bringing the exquisite classical ballet, Romeo and Juliet, to a handful of Western Canadian cities this month including a stop in Vancouver. Photo: Amanda Green, Liang Xiang. Credit: Réjean Brandt Photography. Romeo and Juliet in Vancouver This enduring tale of love, longing and loss is choreographed by Rudi van Dantzig […]

Women’s Drinking Club: Wines of Spain

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 — 3:04pm PDT
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Doolin’s presents the Women’s Drinking Club this month featuring the Wines of Spain. On January 29th, Sommelier Lesley Saito will host an interactive wine tasting seminar giving local women the chance to sip and savour interesting wines from around the county. Women’s Drinking Club: Wines of Spain Where: Doolin’s, 654 Nelson St at Granville in […]

Book Week: Vancouver Was Awesome

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 — 1:39pm PDT
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Book Week continues as I offer up another pictorial history of Vancouver, courtesy of Lani Russwurm and my friendly competition over at Vancover Is Awesome (“V.I.A.”). Lani runs the local history blog Past Tense Vancouver and contributes the Vancouver Was Awesome posts to V.I.A. — check out his 10 Intoxicating Events in Vancouver History on […]

Book Week: Seize the Time: Vancouver Photographed

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 — 10:49am PDT
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I love the pictorial history of Vancouver and Seize the Time: Van­cou­ver Pho­tographed, 1967–1974 is one of the most unique reads of its kind. While even my collages of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives often reach back a century, Vladimir Keremidschieff’s images highlight a very unique time in Vancouver’s not-so-distant past. New Star […]

Book Week: White Spot Cookbook

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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It’s Book Week this week on as I start a giveaway for a cool BC book each day. Today’s featured book is the White Spot Cookbook, which is available now at White Spot restaurant location. This 160 page cookbook features 50-60 recipes along with the history of the restaurant for its 85th anniversary. The […]