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SPES: Setting Up House in Stanley Park

March 10th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Ballet BC Grace Symmetry Review

February 22nd, 2014 @ 8:19am by Michelle Kim

On Thursday night Ballet BC, in collaboration with Turning Point Ensemble, presented the first of three performances of Grace Symmetry at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The performance features live music by Turning Point Ensemble, a local chamber ensemble whose repertoire specializes in music composed in the past 100 years and who is known for its […]

XL Leadership Summit VIP Reception

February 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by John Biehler

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the VIP reception for the XL Leadership Summit at Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar. It brought out many of the people behind Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics including John Furlong and many Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The special guest was Commander Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2014: Market

February 6th, 2014 @ 7:09am by Michelle Kim

It’s been years since I attended any Dine Out Vancouver events, so when Rebecca asked me to check a few out this year, I gladly took it as an opportunity to dine one of Vancouver’s finest restaurants: Market by Jean-Georges at the Shangri-La Hotel. In addition to offering their usual $38 prix fixe menu, this […]

SPES Saturday: It’s Time for the Birds and the Bees in Stanley Park

February 1st, 2014 @ 10:39am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Don Enright, Volunteer and Past President with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Ballet BC Presents Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 29th, 2013 @ 2:59pm by Michelle Kim

I’ve seen The Nutcracker a couple of times with my mother, whether performed on stage or on TV (it’s a mother-daughter Christmas tradition) and we both agree that the rendition by Alberta Ballet, now playing at the Queen Elizabeth theatre, choreographed by Edward Stripe with live music by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is by far […]

SPES Saturday: Heron Report

December 14th, 2013 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]