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Win Tickets to CircusWest Kaleidoscope

April 23rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

CircusWest is a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages, located in the historic PNE Gardens, offering children, teens, and adults an opportunity to explore circus arts in an encouraging, non-competitive environment. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year CircusWest’s next event is Kaleidoscope – Circus in Technicolour. Where: Garden Auditorium, PNE 2901 E Hastings, Vancouver […]

Lost Lagoon by E. Pauline Johnson

April 15th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pauline Johnson documented and shared “Legends of Vancouver” over 100 years ago, telling famous tales of the Lions peaks and giving Lost Lagoon its name. Many of Pauline’s works are in the Public Domain and her book, “Legends of Vancouver” is available on iBooks, and for free on Kindle. I wanted to share (more) of […]

Museum of Anthropology Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art

April 14th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) at UBC quickly became one of my favourite places in Metro Vancouver after school field trip visits when I was younger. The history and artwork, the in-depth look at Northwest Coast culture, and the various galleries make the MOA an enchanting place for a visitor of any age. Without Masks […]

The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island

April 3rd, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bad Dog Productions presents its highly successful Western Canadian exclusive production of The Hound of the Baskervilles in Vancouver at Studio 1398 on Granville Island from Tuesday, April 22nd through to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island Directed by Langley-based, multi award-winning director, Ellie King, this imaginative and hysterical […]

Camilo The Magician 2014 Tour

March 24th, 2014 @ 10:53am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are many reasons to love Camilo Dominguez, aka Camilo The Magician. He’s an incredibly talented magician who calls Vancouver home, he’s hosting Magic Summer Camp, his shows often support local causes, and he’s also the inspiration for Said The Whale’s popular song. Born and raised in Colombia, Camilo Dominguez first discovered his passion for […]

Win Tickets to Mies Julie at The Cultch

March 17th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cultch presents the Canadian premiere of Mies Julie from March 25th to April 19th, 2014. Mies Julie has become an international sensation after being deemed the unqualified favourite of the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe at its international premiere in 2012. This production at The Cultch is one of the highlights of an April filled […]

Vancouver International Dance Festival: La Edad de Oro

March 10th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (“VIDF”) is now underway at various locations around the city until March 29th. The VIDF presents an extraordinary roster of dance artists and creators featuring a diverse wealth of free and paid events. The festival includes such international icons as China’s Guangdong Modern Dance Company and Spain’s flamenco innovator Israel […]

Third Vancouver Biennale of Public Art

March 6th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The third Vancouver Biennale of Public Art will launch this spring with the theme Open Borders/Crossroads Vancouver. 20 prominent pieces, from artists all over the world, will be installed in parks and open spaces around Metro Vancouver including 10 in New Westminster, North Vancouver, and Squamish. Past Vancouver Biennale piece. Photo credit: popejon2 on Flickr […]