Archive for June, 2009

Royal BC Museum in Victoria

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One of the highlights of any Victoria trip for me is always the Royal BC Museum. They have seasonal exhibits combined with traditional displays and the IMAX which make it enjoyable for all ages, any time of year. We were on a mission to explore “Treasures: The World’s Cultures of the British Museum” that is […]

Altar Boyz One-Day Contest for Music Monday

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A few month ago I caught the Arts Club production of Altar Boyz on tour in Surrey and had a great time. They’re back again this summer for a stay at the Arts Club’s Granville Island stage and I have two tickets to give away to one lucky reader. Since it’s Monday, and the Altar […]

Sea Cider on Vancouver Island

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nestled up on a hill overlooking the peninsula, Sea Cider in Saanichton is an orchard oasis. Producing almost a dozen varieties of cider this 3-acre orchard, and 7-acre forest, creates delicious and refreshing organic spirits year-round. For Kristen Jordan, who founded Sea Cider with her husband five years ago it was a natural move when […]

Review: Silk Threads

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The following was contributed by Miss604.com guest theatre blogger, Megan Stewart Bill, the inspiration for this one-woman play, might have said, “That was nice, Andrea,” and kissed his granddaughter on the cheek. “He certainly appreciated the arts,” said playwright and actor Andrea Loewen, the creative force behind Silk Threads, following an affectionate tribute to her […]

Farmers Markets: A great way to explore the city, get healthy, and support a good cause

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The following is a guest post, contributed by Paulo Vallejo of the IStyleU blog. Summer is definitely here. Well, outside of the rain we had this weekend. Nevertheless, shopping at your neighborhood farmers market is a worthwhile activity. What exactly is a farmers market? Essentially, it is a place where local farmers commune to sell […]

New Victoria for New Media with Coast Hotels

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This weekend John and I are on a new media press trip courtesy of Coast Hotels. Along with Ianiv & Arieanna, Duane, Anny, Karen, Lorraine, April, and guests we’re experiencing some of the best summer treats and events Victoria has to offer. We started out early this morning aboard the Spirit of British Columbia as […]