Archive of posts tagged "events"

Robbie Burns Marathon Reading at SFU

January 25th, 2012 @ 8:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is Robbie Burns Day, celebrating the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Burns Suppers are usually held January 25th (the anniversary of the Scot’s birthday) and involve whisky, haggis, and reading of Burns’ poetry. Photo credit: rfduck on Flickr This year Simon Fraser University is taking the notion of the Burns Supper one step […]

Illuminate Yaletown 2012

January 24th, 2012 @ 11:03am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Illuminate Yaletown returns next month as the historic streets of Yaletown host a winter festival complete with dazzling installations. Light art exhibits will be glowing between Drake and Nelson, on Mainland and Hamilton Streets once the sun sets on February 10th and 11th. Photo credit: [travelfox] on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool […]

Disney Presents Phineas & Ferb Best Live Tour Ever in Vancouver

January 23rd, 2012 @ 11:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Phineas & Ferb have taught me two things lately. The first is that the Disney cartoon featuring two inventive step-brothers, their friends, and their pet platypus (turned secret agent spy) is a huge hit with my nephews. The second is that I now know, Everything’s Better with Perry. This hit show is on the road […]

PuSh Festival 2012: Inspired by Craigslist

January 19th, 2012 @ 3:04pm by Michelle Kim

The PuSh Festival started this week and I’ll be covering the festival for Miss604. This particular festival happens at the exact right time of year; there is nothing like watching inventive performance art from around the world to distract you from the bleak cold January weather of Vancouver. And though I’m drawn to attend the […]

Chinese New Year Events 2012 Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey

January 19th, 2012 @ 1:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) will be rung in on Monday, January 23, 2012. Vancouver has a very strong and very proud Chinese heritage so it comes as no surprise that there is a wide variety of festive celebrations happening around the region. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr I was about to put […]

Taste BC 2012

January 19th, 2012 @ 10:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This time of year is supposedly the most depressing but with the Cupcake Throwdown, Hot Chocolate Festival, Dine Out Vancouver and the Bite of White Rock, all the goodness going into our bellies is sure to cheer us up. An even better way to get rid of the winer blues is to attend a fabulous […]

CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifiers

January 18th, 2012 @ 4:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2012 CONCACAF (“Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football”) Olympic women’s qualifying tournament gets underway at BC Place tomorrow and will run until January 29, 2012. Photo credit: Canada Soccer on Flickr All eight CONCACAF teams will be vying for one of two spots available at the London 2012 Olympics. Group A […]

Vancouver Motorcycle Show 2012

January 18th, 2012 @ 11:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Motorcycle Show starts tomorrow and will run for 4 full days with over 180 exhibitors including a manufacturer showcase, custom alley, and a stunt show. Date January 19 to January 22, 2012 Hours Thursday 3:00pm to 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am to 9:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm Where TRADEX Abbotsford Tickets Adults $13, […]