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Neanderthal Arts Festival 2011

July 21st, 2011 @ 10:20am by Michelle Kim

Today is the first day of the Neanderthal Arts Festival at the Vancouver Eastside Cultural Centre (July 21 to 30), a developmental festival featuring new and experimental work by local theatre companies, and one from Montreal. This year’s line-up includes a play about a pregnant man (My Pregnant Brother/Freestanding Productions), a musical about a bigamist […]

Harmony Arts Festival 2011

July 20th, 2011 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Harmony Arts Festival is West Vancouver’s annual 10-day summer celebration of all things food, performing arts, and visual arts happening July 29th to August 7th, 2011. Concerts Jeremy Fisher, The Dustin Bentall Outfit, Jim Byrnes, and more will have late evening performances on the Garden Stage at dusk (8:45 pm). We Are the City, […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

July 20th, 2011 @ 10:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Waiting out the humidity, clouds, and bursts of July rain for a “real” summer in Vancouver, there has been no shortage of activities and happenings around town. The following images were all contributed to the Miss604 Flickr Pool showcasing the best of Metro Vancouver over the last few weeks, rain or shine. Photo credit: !graceface! […]

Vancouver Pride Week Festival & Parade 2011

July 19th, 2011 @ 12:27pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Pride Week kicks off Saturday July 23 and will finish off with the Pride Parade (one of North America’s largest). Drawing over half a million people to events, festivities, and the parade downtown each year, it’s one of the region’s most-anticipated celebrations. Vancouver Pride Week There’s much more to Pride Week than the Pride […]

Tori Amos in Vancouver 2011

July 19th, 2011 @ 10:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tori Amos is returning to Vancouver to play the Orpheum on December 13th. Performing most of her life and touring relentlessly since 1991, Rolling Stone has voted her one of the best live performers of all time. Tori Amos’s latest release and debut on Deutsche Grammophon Night of Hunters is a 21st century song-cycle, inspired […]

Langley Circle Farm Tour: Wineries

July 19th, 2011 @ 8:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently visited several Circle Farm Tour stops with Tourism Langley that covered everything from turkeys to blueberry doughnuts. Three additional stops on this free, self-guided tour in Langley include the wineries. While most think of the Okanagan as BC’s wine country, these have been around for the better part of the last decade. Some […]

Kokanee Crankworx 2011

July 15th, 2011 @ 1:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kokanee Crankworx starts today in Whistler and will run clear through next weekend. It’s the nation’s ultimate mountain biking event with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park taking centre stage for all the action. Be on the lookout for the Kokanee-stealing sasquatch Kokanee Crankworx has become the authoritative free ride festival, a supercharged magnet for the […]

SHOREfest 2011

July 15th, 2011 @ 11:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light fireworks got a boost of early evening entertainment last year with SHOREfest and it’s back and even bigger this summer. Over each of the three fireworks nights SHOREfest (presented by Shore 104FM) will host 23 bands on 3 music stages in English Bay and in Kitsilano. The Rogue Stage Located in […]