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Beauty is a Beast: Invasive Plants Threaten Stanley Park

May 15th, 2016 @ 1:38pm by Guest Author

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

Review of Ballet BC Program 3

May 13th, 2016 @ 11:00am by Michelle Kim

Program 3 marks the end of Ballet BC’s 30th year celebration with a trifecta of pieces choreographed by some of the world’s most innovative artists: Finnish-born Jorma Elo, Tel-Aviv-based Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, and BC Ballet’s Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. But what struck me with all three pieces was how the choreography of each […]

Summer at the Magnolia Hotel in Victoria

May 3rd, 2016 @ 12:28pm by Guest Author

Contributed by Steffani Cameron of FullNomad.com, follow her on Instagram @snarkysteff. I had the good fortune to live in Victoria for 3.5 years, so when I had the opportunity to enjoy some promotional time in Victoria on behalf of both Tourism Victoria and Miss604.com, I leapt at it. One of two places I stayed at, […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Evita

May 1st, 2016 @ 2:27pm by Michelle Kim

Admittedly, I am not an Andrew Lloyd Webber fan. However, Vancouver Opera’s production of Evita is worth attending because it offers a very rare opportunity to see Broadway and West End stars perform in Vancouver: Caroline Bowman (Evita), who has spent last year performing in the Broadway Revival tour of Evita, and has also appeared […]

Where to Eat and Drink in Victoria, BC

April 19th, 2016 @ 8:19am by Guest Author

The following has been contributed by Steffani Cameron, who is in the middle of a 5-year worldwide adventure that she is chronicling at FullNomad.com. A photo posted by Steffani Cameron (@snarkysteff) on Apr 20, 2015 at 6:45pm PDT Where to Eat and Drink in Victoria, BC There are people who will tell you that Victoria […]

Vancouver Opera’s Madama Butterfly

March 10th, 2016 @ 8:28am by Michelle Kim

I was introduced to Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at six years old. Well, sort of. My parents were watching some rendition was on television, but I wasn’t allowed to watch, which confused me because with a title like Madama Butterfly, it sounds like it’s made for little girls. I remember sitting in the next room […]