Archive of posts tagged "events"

Dinner and Comedy at Federico’s

September 20th, 2011 @ 1:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Patrick Maliha is becoming the Patron Saint of Comedy in Vancouver. An award-winning on-air host, columnist and comedian, Patrick created the annual “People’s Champ of Comedy” comic search, hosted benefit showcases for charitable causes, and is one of the city’s biggest promoters of amateur and professional comedy. His latest event is the return of the […]

With Glowing Hearts Screening

September 19th, 2011 @ 1:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Andrew Lavigne followed a group of various social media users around the city to see how the digital world impacted the Games and their daily lives. The result is With Glowing Hearts. A unique documentary that, being funded by grassroots campaigns and screenings by donation, is finally ready for […]

BC Rivers Day 2011

September 15th, 2011 @ 1:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This year is the 31st anniversary of BC Rivers Day, Canada’s largest river appreciation event. The day aims to raise awareness about our province’s waterways through event partnerships with recreational clubs, conservation organizations, community groups, schools, and more. TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Where False Creek East (Science World), Port Moody When Saturday, September 24, […]

Vancouver International Writers Festival 2011

September 14th, 2011 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Writers Festival takes place October 18th to the 23rd as professionals and amateurs in the realm of fiction and non-fiction gather at Granville Island. Anthony Doerr, Yiyun Li, Wells Tower, Marisa Silver, Paul Harding and moderator Jerry Wasserman on stage at American Splendor, on Saturday, October 23, 2010. Photo credit: Photo: Chris […]

National Ballet of Canada on Tour

September 13th, 2011 @ 11:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Ballet of Canada is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a Western tour this fall, stopping for several days at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Artists of the Ballet Emergence. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann From September 23rd to September 25th the National Ballet of Canada will present the following in Vancouver: The […]

Culture Days 2011

September 13th, 2011 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame 2011 Inductees

September 13th, 2011 @ 8:56am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today the BC Sports Hall of Fame inducts a new roster of talented individuals and teams who have made our province proud through excellence in the realm of athletics. The Banquet of Champions will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and will honor the following: Athlete Category Gary Gait, Lacrosse Widely considered the greatest […]

Music Therapy Ride 2011

September 12th, 2011 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 10th annual Music Therapy Ride takes place September 17, 2011 between Vancouver and Whistler to raise funds for community-based music therapy services throughout British Columbia. Founded by members of the music industry (from artists to label representatives, agents, managers, and promoters) all motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in the event. Over the last […]