Archive for December, 2009

Vancouver History: Winter Scenes

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Although we had a dusting of snow at the beginning of the month, a white Christmas doesn’t look very probably for Vancouver in 2009 (and Environment Canada only gives us an 11% chance each year anyway). 2008 was named “Canada’s Whitest Christmas” so in case you’re missing the powdery dustings around the city, I’ve rustled […]

Giving the Gift of Theatre for 2010

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At the beginning of the theatre season in Vancouver I wrote a big directory listing previewing some of the shows that will be taking place around town. With Christmas around the corner, and theatre tickets being a fabulous gift or stocking stuffer, here’s another roundup of productions this winters. Pacific Theatre’s The Lion, The Witch, […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park 2009

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This evening I took my niece and nephews on the miniature train at Bright Nights in Stanley Park, which benefits the Burn Fund. Activities include the farmyard, dazzling light displays, a Christmas light recycling station, and of course the miniature train. I haven’t been on that train in at least a decade and I forgot […]

2010 Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston

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On January 1st the legendary Fenway Park in will be home to an open-air hockey game that will see the Boston Bruins take on the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2010 Bridgestone Winter Classic. I won’t be in Boston however I will be in Iowa (where I was for last year’s Winter Classic) and I’ll be […]

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Movie Pass Giveaway

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Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus opens in theatres at the end of this month and I have two double passes to give away. The film screened earlier this season at the Vancouver International Film Festival and here’s what Marina from Row Three had to say in my VIFF preview post: This was Heath […]