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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story on Tour at the Surrey Arts Centre

October 11th, 2011 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Arts Club’s production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story opens today at the Surrey Arts Centre. The world’s most successful rock n’ roll musical is currently on tour around the province until November 20, 2011. “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Oh Boy,” “Not Fade Away”—the list of hit songs penned by Buddy Holly […]

GigaLinc: GigaPixel Photography Exhibit

October 4th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

GigaLinc photography exhibition at the Shangri-La Vancouver. This free showcase is open to the public and will feature large-scale panoramic images captured with the help of the GigaPan apparatus. Photo by Ronnie Miranda www.gigapixel.com. First game at the renovated BC Place. The image is made up of 600 photos (30 across by 20 down) stitched […]

Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Turkey Trot is back this Thanksgiving Monday (October 11, 2011) starting off at Granville Island. Before you fill your belly with turkey (tofurkey or even turducken) head out for a 10km run in support of the Food Bank. Photo courtesy of the Turkey Trot What A 10km run, walk, or stroll Where Start line […]

Vancouver Haunted Trolley Tours 2011: Discount & Giveaway

September 30th, 2011 @ 11:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company and the Vancouver Police Museum have teamed up to present this year’s series of Haunted Halloween Trolley Tours. A tour guide will share spirited tales as you cross town to visit the Mountain View Cemetery graveyard, the autopsy room at the Vancouver Police Museum, and more mysterious locations during this 2.5 […]

October 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

September 29th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Like a switch, the weather can turn from sparkling sunshine to soaking and soggy. Fall is here and with it comes a bundle of events to enjoy with your family whether it be out in a pumpkin patch or in a dark and scary amusement park. Photo credit: BC Business Hub on Flickr, from the […]

VIFF 2011: Everything & Everyone

September 28th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival starts tomorrow with the opening gala screening and will run until October 14th. As a sponsor of the festival, I have the pleasure of co-presenting the world premiere of the film Everything & Everyone on October 12th. This charming and emotional drama from talented local director Tracy D. Smith was […]

Neon Vancouver Ugly Vancouver

September 27th, 2011 @ 1:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The switch was thrown on Vancouver’s first neon signs on Granville in 1924 and the craze erupted in the 1950s when 19,000 neon signs illuminated the city. Some though it was a sign of being a booming, bustling, progressive metropolis. Others thought they were the biggest eyesores and took away from Vancouver’s stunning natural surroundings. […]

Oktoberfest & Harvestfest with CAMRA Vancouver

September 26th, 2011 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

CAMRA Vancouver (Campaign for Real Ale) is presenting a memorable mashup event October 15th as they combine Oktoberfest and Harvestfest Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Taking place at Malone’s Urban Drinkery (608 Pender) this amalgamated celebration of autumn’s best craft beer will feature live music from The Creaking Planks, prizes for costumes, a yodeling […]