Archive for April, 2010

Mental Health Camp 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010 — 5:25pm PDT
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Last year my good friend Raul along with Isabella Mori (psychotherapist and blogger) started up Mental Health Camp, which was inspired by a panel hosted by Airdrie Miller at Northern Voice 2009. The event was such a success that they have added on to the organization team, secured a larger venue, and are expanding the […]

Fun Run Roundup for Spring/Summer 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010 — 2:00pm PDT
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When composing my May 2010 Events post I realized that I missed mentioning several fun runs or fundraising walks happening around town. This has led me to put together my 2nd annual Fun Run Roundup for the summer season. Photo credit: TheLastMinute on Flickr / May 2010 BMO Vancouver Marathon: Happening the first Sunday […]

Top Five for 2010: Stanley Park

Friday, April 30th, 2010 — 11:00am PDT
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It may seem cliche but when visitors ask me what there is to do in Vancouver the first item on my list is Stanley Park. I’m not talking renting some rollerblade or a tandem bicycle, doing the seawall then having ice cream in English Bay (although that is pretty fun). My idea of Stanley Park […]

Tacos for Trey 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010 — 9:00am PDT
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The third annual Tacos for Trey event will take place May 8th at Lynn Valley Elementary School from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Prior to receiving an email to my contact form I had not heard Trey’s story, nor had I heard of his disease (or difference as his family says). It was just a few years […]

The Hour Filming in Vancouver This May

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 — 11:49am PDT
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This morning it was announced that CBC’s The Hour (with host George Stroumboulopoulos) will be coming to Vancouver to do two shows May 18th and 19th. The show is filmed before a live studio audience so that means they need some Vancouverites to come fill the seats. You can sign up for free tickets through […]

Delhi 2 Dublin Album Release Concert

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 — 11:30am PDT
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Delhi 2 Dublin will be playing the fabulous Commodore Ballroom May 7th as they celebrate the launch of their new album, Planet Electric. I first heard the Bhangra / Celtic sound of Delhi 2 Dublin when strolling down Granville during Juno Fest 2009. The distinct pulsating melodies mixed with Dub Reggae and Electronica caught everyone’s […]