Archive for December, 2009

Link Fest: More December Events

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As John and I spend the better part of today flying home from the Dominican Republic — back to the land of cool mountain air nipping at frosty noses — here is this week’s link fest for you to enjoy. Photo credit: Judy B on Flickr Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge kicks off tomorrow […]

Christmas at Canada Place 2009

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The 22nd annual Christmas at Canada Place launches this weekend, providing holiday fun for the entire family. Festivities run from December 6 – 31, 2009 and will feature nightly Light Shows on the sails along with Breakfast with Santa. Breakfast with Santa happens December 6th and 12th with tickets available online in advance for $28. […]

12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon

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On December 12th photographers in Vancouver will be participating in the first annual 12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon. Photo credit: sparkieblues on Flickr “What is it? It’s a twelve hour event where participants will check in, receive a roll of 35mm film and then each hour, will be giving a theme of which to shoot one […]

Vectorial Elevation Lights up English Bay in 2010

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During 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver will look and feel very different with events, special activities, structures, gatherings, and art installations like Vectorial Elevation. A part of the Cultural Olympiad, 20 robotic searchlights (each 10,000 watts) will shift, move, and glide through the skies above English Bay nightly creating silent patterns reaching up to the stars. […]

Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction

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Pop open those advent calendars and load up on low-grade chocolate, it’s December! Gearing up for holiday events filled with cheer, I’ll be profiling many more events, fundraisers, and activities for families. Photo credit: Carol Browne on Flickr Last year launched the first annual Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction that saw top local architects and […]