Archive for the category "vancouver"

Tango Meets Jazz at the Chan Centre

February 12th, 2013 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Chan Centre will be hosting legendary tango pianist Pablo Ziegler with violinist Regina Carter on February 16, 2013. The Latin Grammy Award-winning pianist is coming to Vancouver for the first time in decades to perform an intoxicating fusion of tango and jazz, originally performed in New York’s legendary Jazz Standard club. There is no […]

Street Eats and Beats Under the Bridge

February 12th, 2013 @ 10:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Granville Island’s Winteruption returns for the eighth year February 22nd through February 24th, 2013 bringing a festival of entertainment and culture to the isle famous for its theatres, art, and market. On top of the Vive Vendredi! celebration of all things Francophone, Coastal Jazz at Performance works all week long, and the Kids Zone, you’ll […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Family Day Special: Timms Family

February 11th, 2013 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

To celebrate BC’s first Family Day holiday, I turned up some old time family photos in the Vancouver Public Library‘s archives. Photographer Philip Timms, whose photos often grace the pages of this site, features his family in many of his photos making them a top hit in my archives searches. Having picnics, hanging out at […]

Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown 2013

February 8th, 2013 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Think you can make a mean cupcake? Then bring your best recipe, pastry bags, and unique ingredients to the Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown for validation. The local cupcake competition returns on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 and if you’re not up for competing, you can certainly attend to enjoy all of the frosted and buttercream goodness. Photo […]

Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade 2013

February 8th, 2013 @ 12:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ring in the Year of the Snake on Sunday, February 17, 2013 with Vancouver’s 40th annual Chinese New Year parade and spring festival. Photo credit: Eric Flexyourhead on Flickr Parade Features To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the parade, it will be bigger than ever this year with marching bands, cultural dance troupes, lion dancers, […]