Archive for December, 2009

New Observation Area at YVR

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recently the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) completed its new, free, and public Observation Area. I was invited to come and check it out a while back but since I’ve been traveling so much, I’ve been at YVR for many other reasons lately. I was finally able to take the Canada Line out yesterday and explore […]

Favourite Places on Google Maps: Vancouver Edition

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Google has just launched their “Favourite Places on Google Maps” for the first time in Canada and they have profiled spots around Vancouver. The favourites are all marked on the maps with little maple leaf pins and have been hand-picked by local experts. View Rebecca Bollwitt’s Favorite Places in a larger map This includes venues […]

Nutcracker Ballet Ticket Giveaway

Comments 105 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Goh Ballet is presenting the world premiere of The Nutcracker December 17th to 20th, 2009 at the Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver. Featuring Principal Dancers from The National Ballet of Canada and the choreography of Anna-Marie Holmes, it’s great to see another Christmas classic coming to a Vancouver stage this season. The performance […]

Hope in Shadows Calendar for 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the seventh year the Hope in Shadows calendar campaign is supporting residents of the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. Rising above it all in what is seen as Canada’s most downtrodden neighbourhood, residents sign up to become licensed sellers of the calendars once a year which feature local photography of their community. In the summer […]

The Art of Giving at Grace Gallery

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Photo: sokazo on Flickr Grace Gallery on Main street will open its doors to a one-of-a-kind art sale next Wednesday for the Art of Giving showcase. The Art of Giving is about support and celebration. Featuring some of Vancouver’s top artists who’ve graciously agreed to sell for a price point of $400 or less in […]