Archive for January, 2011

Metro Vancouver Park: Traboulay PoCo Trail


Monday, January 31st, 2011 — 4:45pm PST
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It’s too hard to resist a stroll in the sunshine when the clouds part over Metro Vancouver which is why there were so many families, joggers, dog-walkers, cyclists, and bird watchers along the Traboulay PoCo Trail this past weekend. How to get there The three main entrance points for the trail are through Gates Park, […]

Modern Movie Classics at the Great Digital Film Festival


Monday, January 31st, 2011 — 10:54am PST
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The Great Digital Film Festival at Cineplex theatres across Canada will be showing modern movie classics on the big screen February 4-10, 2011. For $5 you can scoop up tickets for some of your favourites like my friend Keira did this weekend for Big Trouble in Little China. Photo credit: Cardon Arc on Flickr Scotiabank […]

Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria


Monday, January 31st, 2011 — 10:14am PST
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The Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria welcomed John and I as their guests when we were in town for WordCamp earlier this month. I’m a big fan of many of the accommodations in Victoria, from resorts, to boutique hotels, and B&Bs and have walked by the Grand for years. Conveniently located along Victoria’s inner harbour, […]

The Arts Club Presents: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf


Friday, January 28th, 2011 — 11:41am PST
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The Arts Club Theatre Company will be presenting Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? next month with an all-star cast of Gabrielle Rose, Kevin McNulty, Meg Roe, and Craig Erickson. Meg Roe, Craig Erickson, Gabrielle Rose, Kevin McNulty. Photo by David Cooper. “A late-night invitation for drinks at George and Martha’s descends into a […]

Fred Herzog’s Vancouver


Friday, January 28th, 2011 — 10:58am PST
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Earlier this month our globetrotting friend Henry brought me a Fred Herzog book from C/O Berlin. Herzog is known for his stunning colour photographs of everyday urban life. At a time when colour photography was looked down upon as an art form or creative medium, Herzog managed to capture our city like no other. “Life […]

Pink Cupcakes for Anti-Bullying at Take 5 Cafe


Thursday, January 27th, 2011 — 2:22pm PST
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The annual “Bullying Stops here – Pink Shirt Day” is coming up February 23, 2011 and a local cafe is serving up a sweet treat to raise awareness. Visit your local Take 5 Cafe any day in February to purchase a pink cupcake for $2 and all proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls […]

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