The Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, one of the most popular meeting places in the city, is set to reopen on Saturday June 24th after being closed for a massive revitalization effort. The opening will coincide with the Vancouver Jazz Festival‘s Downtown Jazz series, which will feature performances throughout the day to show off the new […]
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There’s a proposal in the works to transform another one of Vancouver’s alleys into an interactive art installation. On the heels of Alley-Oop, which was reimagined into a vibrant pink and yellow park by More Awesome Now, the next project is the alley behind the Orpheum Theatre, located off Granville Street. Ackery’s Alley Ivan Ackery […]
Free, outdoor activities are all the rage in Vancouver during the summer months and nothing gets locals and visitors moving like dance. After two years in development, Dance in Transit is set to liven up Downtown Vancouver with free, public dance events for all skill levels, May 20 – September 1. Dance in Transit Free […]
Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, has announced that it will temporarily gift the City of Vancouver with an original Salvador Dali three-dimensional, museum size, large scale bronze sculpture called Dance of Time I, valued at $750,000. This will be the first time that this sculpture has ever […]
The Robson Square ice rink opens for the season on December 1st, providing affordable family fun in Downtown Vancouver throughout the holidays and beyond. Skating is free with your own skates, otherwise rentals are available. The rink also features a concession stand with snacks and warm drinks. This year Vancouver’s 50th foot Christmas tree will […]
CiTR 101.9FM and Music Waste are teaming up for their annual summer wrap-up, Victory Square Block Party (“VSBP”) on September 4th. This free community music festival in the DTES is celebrating its 12th anniversary by highlighting emerging artists, local vendors, and independent media. Victory Square Block Party Where: Victory Square (Cambie @ West Hastings, Vancouver) […]