Archive for April, 2011

Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The beauty of living in Vancouver is that we have seemingly endless options for weekend activities. Whether it’s heading for a walk in the woods, cycling a sea side route, or even leaving town to explore more of the Pacific Northwest. When some retail therapy is in order, especially with a strong Canadian dollar in […]

Vancouver Theatre for Spring/Summer 2011

Comments 124 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver theatre scene has always been alive and kicking however this spring and summer it seems it to have attracted a large variety of blockbuster productions. Riverdance April 5 – April 10, 2011 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre The Graduate April 14 – May 14, 2011 at the Granville Island Stage Fiddler on the […]

Ballet BC 25th Anniversary

Comments 67 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Ballet BC’s 25th anniversary and they will celebrate by presenting a collection of world premiere performances next week. “We are delighted to be bringing our Vancouver audiences an exciting evening of new works by Canadian and Ballet BC alumni. We are also honoured to be collaborating with one of Canada’s leading chamber orchestras, The […]

Vancouver History: 1886

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

All year we will be celebrating Vancouver’s 125th Birthday through public events and celebrations. Since the city was incorporated on April 6, 1886 I thought it would be interesting to see what happened after City Council was formed and our little townsite of Granville became Vancouver. September 1886 – Mayor, Council, City officials. Archives Item#LGN […]

Video Games Live in Vancouver

Comments 102 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Video Games Live is coming to Vancouver for two performances next week presenting music from popular video games with choir performers, orchestras, exclusive video footage, and live action. The world’s biggest video game concert (that set a Guinness World Record in 2008 for most video game performances in a single year) will be at the […]