Mini-chocolate bar displays from Halloween are being replaced with pyramids of ornaments as Christmas season rolls in. Fallen leaves, crisp from morning frost, crunch under foot as white puffs of breath trail behind you like steam from a locomotive. November is here. Photo credit: Chris Murray Photo on Flickr Better late than never, I have [...]
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Due to the overwhelming response to the Royal Canadian Mint‘s presence at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, they have returned to Vancouver with a pop-up shop open from November 4th until February 13th, 2011. To promote the many events, coin exchanges, and displays that they will feature in the shop, the Mint is [...]
The award-winning Peak Performance Project is wrapping up for another year after announcing its top 5 finalists earlier this week. Pared down from a group of 20 artists, who all performed at a weekly showcase in October, the top 3 finalists will take part in the finale showcase this month at the Commodore. Finalists Said [...]
Vancouver TheatreSports League presents the 5th annual Grapes of Laugh fundraiser tomorrow night. The event will involve tastings of some of New Zealand’s finest wines, silent auctions, live auctions, and improv performances by the Vancouver TheatreSports players. The fundraising aspect supports community and youth programs year-round. From the organizers: “Each year, we send performers to [...]
The Vancouver Adaptive Music Society, the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund and Shore 104FM present Music Saves II tomorrow night at Venue on Granville. This will be the premiere of the Music Saves video that features Dan Mangan, Odds, John Mann, Kuba Oms, Jim Byrnes, C.R Avery, Barney & Dustin Bentall, The Van Horns, VAMS [...]
Although Vancouver is young compared to most other North American cities, it has a heritage all of its own. From First Nations culture, to the Great Fire, and the 2010 Olympics, people have recorded, photographed, and preserved this legacy. One of the most important institutions for doing such work is the City of Vancouver Archives. [...]
Day of the Dead or DÃa de los Muertos is a popular holiday in Mexico that is often celebrated in the United States and Canada — and Vancouver is no exception. This event, usually taking place November 2nd, brings together family members and friends to honor the memories of their loved ones who have passed. [...]