Archive for August, 2010

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 — 4:03pm PDT
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One of downtown’s hidden gems is the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, just off Georgia, on Hornby Street. Here you’ll find a breathtaking collection of Reid’s art that varies from wire sculptures and a diamond necklace, to tribute carvings and statues. I was fortunate enough to be given a private tour from Bill’s […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Elvis

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 — 11:33am PDT
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On this day in Vancouver history, Elvis Presley performed one song at Empire Stadium before he had to leave the stage due to crazed fans battling with local police. He came back on stage after a few minutes and played four more songs [source]. The screams from the crowd were so loud that no one […]

Live at Squamish This Weekend, More Tickets

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 — 10:24am PDT
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The Live at Squamish music festival is coming up this weekend presenting legendary bands such as Bad Religion and Devo alongside some of Vancouver’s hottest modern acts, like Said the Whale and We Are the City. Civil Twilight, Playing Live at Squamish Sunday The Dudes, Playing Live at Squamish Saturday Mother Mother, Playing Live at […]

Drop Zone Contest, Win a Stay at Tinhorn Creek

Monday, August 30th, 2010 — 3:19pm PDT
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I announced a few weeks ago that I will be participating in the Drop Zone challenge, raising funds for Easter Seals while repelling down the face of an office tower in downtown Vancouver. My fundraising efforts have since been lacking so with the event only a few weeks away, I thought I would kick things […]

September 2010 Events in Metro Vancouver

Monday, August 30th, 2010 — 1:28pm PDT
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Rolling out of summer in and into September I’m finding that there is no shortage of festivals, concerts, and other activities to choose from in our region. While you’re getting back into school or work mode after some vacation time, here are some events that will help get your mind off the grind. Fraser River […]

Moores Canadian Suit Drive

Monday, August 30th, 2010 — 12:04pm PDT
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Tomorrow morning you may notice something a little unusual outside the Vancouver City Centre Canada Line station. Scantily-clad businessmen will show how they’ve given “the suits of their backs” to promote the Moores Canadian Suit Drive this September. Photo credit: _Davo_ on Flickr What: Moores first annual Canadian Suit Drive When: Launching September 1st and […]