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Archive of posts tagged "events"

Grey Cup Festival Vancouver 2011

June 24th, 2011 @ 5:32pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 99th Grey Cup championship and festival will take place in Vancouver Thursday, November 24th through to game day Sunday, November 27th. Tickets for the game and festival, Canada’s largest sporting event, went on sale earlier this week. The Grey Cup festival, hosted by the BC Lions, will run for four days in downtown Vancouver […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 2

June 24th, 2011 @ 12:53pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This summer I have partnered with the Vancouver Canadians and the BC Sports Hall of Fame for a couple of exciting opportunities. We’re highlighting Hall of Fame inductees and offering up the chance for a reader (and nine friends) to attend a Canadians game. On top of that, the winner of my contest gets to […]

Vancouver Canada Day 2011

June 24th, 2011 @ 11:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Canada Day celebration will take place at Canada Place next Friday, July 1, 2011. There will be so much going on – from the iconic sails of Canada Place and down to Harbour Green Park – including multiple performance stages, food, and nighttime fireworks in Coal Harbour. Photo credit: Canada Place on Flickr Stages […]

2011 Jessie Awards: Live Blog

June 20th, 2011 @ 4:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 29th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, celebrating the very best in Vancouver theatre, are taking place tonight at the Commodore Ballroom. As I did last year, I am sponsoring a live blog of the awards ceremony in order to show support and promote our city’s lively community. The ceremony will begin around 6:45pm and […]

National Aboriginal Day 2011

June 20th, 2011 @ 1:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

June 21st is National Aboriginal Day in Canada and with it comes a host of activities, celebrations, and experiences from coast to coast, to coast. Tomorrow kicks off an 11-day campaign that will span Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and concludes with Canada Day (July 1). Here are just a few […]

Liberty Wine Merchants: Champagne & Caviar

June 20th, 2011 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Throughout the year, Liberty Wine Merchants hosts a handful of gala events that involve delicious wines, perfect pairings, and a charitable element. This season’s Champagne & Caviar evening will support amateur sports in BC. Photo credit: sarah sosiak on Flickr What The 16th annual Champagne & Caviar tasting event When Thursday, July 7, 2011 from […]

Mamma Mia in Vancouver Pre-Sale

June 17th, 2011 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Broadway Across Canada presents Mamma Mia! in Vancouver this August from the 16th to the 21st. The hit broadway musical that gets the audience dancing in the aisles is one of the best feel-good shows around. Mamma Mia! combines ABBA’s greatest hits with an enchanting love story filled with laughter, family, and friendship. There is […]

Forty Deuce

June 17th, 2011 @ 10:46am by Michelle Kim

Despite everything that has happened in Vancouver on June 15th, we must remember that there are many wonderful things about this city, like good people producing good art. And though everyone might feel like cocooning in their homes for the next couple of days, I urge you all to get out and see some theatre […]