Archive of posts tagged "events"

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 […]

FUSE at the Vancouver Art Gallery

June 16th, 2011 @ 9:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting their signature nighttime art, music, and performance event, FUSE, this Friday June 17th from 8:00pm to 1:00am. Since its inception in July 2005, thousands of Fuse-goers have converged at the Gallery for this unique adult event. Live performances in the Gallery spaces, DJs, eclectic Gallery tours and unexpected surprises […]

Surrey Summer Festivals 2011

June 14th, 2011 @ 11:13am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was growing up in Surrey, our summer activities included rollerblading over to Mac’s for some Frosters, swimming in the Kwantlen Park Pool, running various park trails, and heading out to the skate park with our BMX bikes. Over the last five years or so, there’s been much more going on throughout the summer […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 1

June 13th, 2011 @ 2:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though Vancouver is a hockey town, there is a strong history of baseball that runs deep. From the Asahi at the Powell Street Grounds to our Little League World Champion participants and of course, the legendary Nat Bailey Stadium where Babe Ruth once visited. I admit, it wasn’t until I married a man from […]

Village Carnivale on False Creek

June 13th, 2011 @ 11:57am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Village on False Creek is presenting the free “Village Carnivale” this week with community artists, performers, activities, food vendors, face-painting, and a 65-foot ferris wheel. The Carnivale runs Thursday June 16 & Friday June 17 (4:00pm to 9:00) and Saturday June 18 & Sunday June 19 (11:00am to 7:00pm). The festival is free for […]