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Review of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Presented by Ballet BC

December 31st, 2015 @ 7:25am by Michelle Kim

Though I’ve seen The Nutcracker every year for quite a few years now (and twice this month) it was only after watching Alberta Ballet’s rendition on Tuesday night (presented by BC Ballet), that I think I fully understood the ballet. There was a clarity and crispness to the dancers’ moves in how they communicated the […]

Goh Ballet Nutcracker Review

December 22nd, 2015 @ 11:53am by Michelle Kim

Attending Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is like going to a massive, unforgettable Christmas party; there are children running around, adults dressed up in their finest, snacks and drinks for all, and a hugely amusing performance put on (mainly) by the kids. This is the seventh year that Goh Ballet, known for its distinguished pre-professional program, […]

Removing Scotch Broom in Stanley Park

December 12th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Samuel Cousins, Stewardship Coordinator Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day

November 29th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Guest Author

Mark your calendars! Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 is the 38th Annual CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day. This full day “radio-thon” is broadcast live on CKNW News Talk AM980 from the beautiful Terminal City Club in downtown Vancouver. The Fund’s largest fundraiser of the year, last year Pledge Day was able to raise over $1.8 million […]

Migratory Masters: Birds of Stanley Park

November 14th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

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