Archive for July, 2010

Surrey Fusion Festival 2010: Day One

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Updated July 18th, 2010: Yesterday John and I attended the opening day of the 3rd annual Fusion Festival at Holland Park in Surrey. Once again it was packed with pavilions (offering food selections from over 30 countries) and four stages (one more than previous years) featuring performers from across the globe. After the welcoming ceremonies, […]

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2010

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Last night the Vancouver Folk Music Festival kicked off its weekend of music and entertainment over at Jericho Beach. Photo credit: the sand is neon Performances today include Alex Cuba, Jim Byrnes, and Sarah Harmer along with workshops on seven different stages. World beats, songwriting, drumming, and more are complimented with food options, beach blankets, […]

Vancouver Time Lapse Videos Part Two

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Back in January I featured a series of time lapse videos from around Vancouver. Since that time a few more have been sent my way so I decided to round them up as well as search YouTube to see if I could find any new additions. From the revolving restaurant on top of the Empire […]

Gatorade Canada Ambush Tour with Chaz Ortiz

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The Gatorade Canada Ambush Tour passed through Vancouver earlier this month featuring professional skateboarder Chaz Ortiz. In each city on the tour, professional skateboarders spend their day hanging out at skate parks with locals. 16 year old Ortiz spent some time at the Vancouver Skate Park at the beginning of the month where the Vancouver […]

Granville Island Brewing Raspberry Wheat Ale

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Yesterday we attended the launch of Granville Island Brewing’s latest seasonal creation, Raspberry Wheat Ale. This pink summer beer combines water, malt, hops, yeast, and Fraser Valley raspberries. Pairings include a variety of fresh fruit dishes, fresh salads, chicken or light meat. I’ve tried fruity-flavoured wheat ales before and they usually just taste like beer […]