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Vancouver Opera: The Barber of Seville

December 19th, 2011 @ 11:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In March 2012, the Vancouver Opera will present Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, which is praised as the greatest comic opera of all time. While I admit my first blush with this tale was via Bugs Bunny’s Rabbit of Seville, I am looking forward to seeing how our local company will bring this production […]

Breakfast with Santa at Canada Place

December 19th, 2011 @ 10:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Breakfast with Santa keeps getting bigger each year, which is great because this two-day sold-out event raises funds for the Strathcona Community Centre’s Food Security for Children Program. This is our third year as media partner (John comes with me to take photos) and every time we come to cover the breakfast, it’s being held […]

Tourism Surrey 2011 Holiday Photo Adventure

December 17th, 2011 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Surrey is once again encouraging one and all to explore holiday festivities and activities around the City of Surrey this season. They’re hosting a photo contest where you can upload any of your photos from the following events for your chance to win a new iPad2. Photo credit: davidvega on Flickr Potters Christmas Store […]

Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai

December 15th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recording artist, actress, host, and singer Dawn Chubai came to Vancouver in 2004 and has been a fixture of our morning television programming ever-since. She’s currently the “Live Eye” host for City TV’s Breakfast Television which she says is a nice opportunity for her to connect with the community. Fresh Magazine Cover “I enjoy working […]

Shops at Morgan Crossing Christmas Giveaway

December 14th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Shops at Morgan Crossing in South Surrey are offering up a variety of family-friendly activities this season on top of the opportunity to get through your Christmas list with their roster of over 60 retailers. Photo courtesy of The Shops at Morgan Crossing From December 19 to December 21, 2011, there will be cookie […]

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2011

December 13th, 2011 @ 3:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Goh Ballet’s presentation of The Nutcracker opens this week in Vancouver, just ahead of the last-minute holiday rush. Award-winning dancers, gymnasts, ballroom couples, and guests from the American Ballet Theatre will bring this classic tale alive with the accompaniment of the Vancouver Opera’s orchestra. Photo courtesy of Goh Ballet Experience Clara’s dream come to […]

White Rock Christmas 2011

December 13th, 2011 @ 11:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you think of Christmas, the beach might not come to mind. However in White Rock, the two will go hand-in-hand this weekend. Photo credit: GlacierTim on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. What Christmas at the Beach When Sunday, December 18, 2011 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm Where West Beach (short strip near […]

Hidden at the Westin Grand

December 12th, 2011 @ 10:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Westin Grand on Robson has been keeping a secret, Hidden Tasting Bar & Social Lounge. After coming in off the sidewalk near Robson and Homer, head up the large winding staircase toward the hotel’s lobby and there you’ll find Hidden. Windows stretching to the height of the massive ceilings surround the purple-coloured dining area […]