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Illuminares Lantern Festival 2013

July 17th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 25th anniversary of the Illuminares Lantern Festival is happening this Saturday at Trout Lake and it will also be the last. Since 1988, the non-profit Public Dreams Society has hosted the festival (along with other events like the Parade of Lost Souls) but according to artistic director Matthew Bissett, it’s just no longer feasible. […]

Win Tickets to Bollywood Wedding

July 16th, 2013 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This summer an exciting Bollywood Wedding is coming to town and everyone is invited! This interactive outdoor theatre experience is presented by South Asian Arts in partnership with the PNE from July 17th until July 28th at the Italian Gardens at Hastings Park. Bollywood Wedding cast members. Photo courtesy of South Asian Arts/ Written by […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

July 16th, 2013 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over 20 degrees before I’ve had my morning coffee? Welcome to summer in Vancouver! Street festivals, u-pick berries, fireworks in English Bay, beach picnics, and mariachi bands on the plaza before a soccer game — this is one hot month. There are many more

Five Hole For Food Vancouver 2013

July 16th, 2013 @ 10:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Five Hole For Food is wrapping up its 4th annual cross-Canada road hockey campaign that raises food and funds for charities in the communities that host their games. From St. John’s to Halifax, Ottawa to Calgary and in between, the concept is pretty simple: Show up with a donation for your local food bank and […]

Translink Looking for Compass Card Beta Testers

July 15th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The launch of our region-wide transit fare card is almost here! But first, some testing needs to take place and that’s where you could help make sure things are running smoothly. The Compass Card will eventually match up with fare-gates that have been installed at SkyTrain and Canada Line stations and tap pads on buses. […]