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November Events in Metro Vancouver

October 30th, 2014 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Leaves disappear from branches, lapels sport poppies, and we cruise into the holiday season with returning festivals and craft markets around the region. This November I invite readers to join me in celebrating 10 years of Miss604 at my anniversary party on November 13th. Two days later, I encourage everyone to vote on Election Day […]

Archive Photos of the Day: On The Job

October 30th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I began assembling this collection of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives on Labour Day, hence the theme, and while it didn’t get published then, I still love these “on the job” photos of Vancouver workers throughout the years: 1887: C.P.R. crossing under construction on Cordova between Seymour and Granville Streets. Archives# Can P25. […]

Vancouver History: The Creche

October 30th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

104 years ago a philanthropic institution in Vancouver offered daycare for the children of working mothers for 10 cents a day. The Creche, first located at 752 Thurlow Street downtown, received children of women who have to go out to work “when their mothers are unable to give them personal care,”1 and it was Canada’s […]

Ballet BC’s 2014-2015 Season

October 29th, 2014 @ 3:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We are so fortunate to live in a city with such an appreciation for the arts and I am thrilled to once again introduce Ballet BC‘s program for the season and to offer up a contest for my readers. Photo by Michael Slobodian courtesy of Ballet BC Ballet BC’s 2014-2015 Season Ballet BC begins its […]

Interesting Vancouver

October 29th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in 2008 I liveblogged the Interesting Vancouver event at the Vancouver Rowing Club. Founder Brett Macfarlane brought together over a dozen informative, creative, inspirational and thought-provoking speakers that night and the event has continued every year since. On Friday, November 7th, the 7th annual Interesting Vancouver will take place at the SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp […]

Miss604is10: A Special Anniversary Party

October 28th, 2014 @ 2:51pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dear readers: Miss604 is turning 10 this November so I’d like to throw a party to celebrate… and of course you’re all invited! What #Miss604is10 When Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6:04pm until 10:00pm Where The Belmont Bar at 1006 Granville (at Nelson) downtown Vancouver Tickets Available online now for $15. The event will be […]

Win Tickets to CircusFest

October 28th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

CircusWest presents CircusFest next week, featuring Vancouver’s top circus artists alongside talented national and international performers. The festival consists of a variety of shows from contemporary works to classic acts, children’s daytime shows and late night cabarets. On top of the performances, there will be workshops for all levels, industry panel discussions, and social events. […]

Parade of Lost Souls 2014

October 28th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret, East Vancouver’s beloved performance and production company that is known for creating fully immersive theatrical worlds, presents the Parade of Lost Souls on Saturday. The exact location will be revealed at the stroke of midnight on All Hallows’ Eve but be prepared to join in the revelry from 7:00pm to 10:00pm […]