Archive of posts tagged "events"

Vancouver Zombiewalk 2011

July 8th, 2011 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Zombiewalk 2011 has been confirmed for August 20th. Taking to the streets downtown you’ll be sure to see peeling flesh, dripping blood, and possibly a Thriller dance number. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr When Saturday, August 20, 2011 4:00pm meeting time, 4:30pm walk begins Where The Vancouver Art Gallery, Georgia side. It will […]

A Good Woman of Setzuan

July 8th, 2011 @ 10:10am by Michelle Kim

While most Vancouverites know Bard on the Beach, and how their plays are set up against a backdrop of sea, sky and mountains, not many may be aware of Seven Tyrants Theatre and how their performances are also set up against a natural landscape—only it’s the lush gardens of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese […]

Shore Song Search 2011: Finalist Showcase

July 7th, 2011 @ 2:43pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Starting tonight, the top ten finalists in this year’s Shore Song Search contest will take to the stage at The Biltmore for the first of two showcase events. Photo: shaunanyi For the next two Thursdays, half of the top ten finalists will perform in the hopes of becoming this year’s challenge winner. Finalists performing Thursday, […]

July 2011 Events in Vancouver

July 7th, 2011 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The kids are out of school, the city’s outdoor pools are open, sprinkling regulations are set, and the mercury is bouncing past 30C (well, most days at least). It’s officially summer and that means free outdoor movies, fireworks, and much more happening in Metro Vancouver. Photo credit: veronique_m on Flickr July 8, 2011 Indian Summer […]

Five Hole For Food National Tour Concludes

July 7th, 2011 @ 9:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks Five Hole For Food, a street hockey tournament that raises money for local food banks, has been touring across Canada. Spearheaded by Richard Loat, and in its second year, they’ve stuck to a rigorous game schedule and have already visited St John’s, Halifax, Charlottetown, Saint John, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2: Win Vancouver Premiere Passes

July 6th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is not only one of this summer’s most anticipated blockbusters it’s also the long-awaited cinematic finale to the entire Harry Potter saga. The film will be premiering in Vancouver next week and I have 5 double passes to give away to the biggest Potter fans I can […]

Indian Summer Festival 2011

July 6th, 2011 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s first Indian Summer Festival is an international festival of arts and ideas. Presented by Teamwork Productions and SFU Woodward’s, it will showcase “top talent from India – across music, dance, literature, film, cuisine, yoga and wellness – in conversation with Canadian counterparts.” The idea is to celebrate “India in Canada” and fold these events […]

Bard on the Beach Fireworks, Win Tickets

July 5th, 2011 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When the Celebration of Light fireworks schedule collides with Bard on the Beach there’s no reason to miss one or the other. Two of the most-loved summertime activities in Vancouver combine at Vanier Park as Bard on the Beach presents its special “Bard-B-Q” event. On July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th you can enjoy […]