Archive for May, 2011

Target Stores Come to BC

Comments 26 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in January big box retailer Target bought out Zellers stores in Canada for $1.8 billion. Formerly a Hudson’s Bay Company property, select Zellers stores across the country will begin a changeover to become Target stores by 2013. Photo credit: j.reed on Flickr Announced yesterday, Zellers locations making the switch to Target in BC are: […]

Heritage House Tour 2011

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Heritage House Tour is a one-day self-guided tour historic homes in Strathcona, Grandview Woodland, and Shaughnessy. Heritage House Tour 2010. Vancouver Heritage Foundation. The tour book (which also serves as your ticket) features a map and photos of nine participating heritage houses around Vancouver that will open their doors for the day […]

Cirque du Soleil Dralion in Abbotsford

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cirque du Soleil is returning to BC but this time the iconic blue and yellow tents won’t be setting up along False Creek. Their latest show Dralion will be performed out at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. The show’s name is derived from its two emblematic creatures: the dragon, symbolizing the East, and the […]

Never Swim Alone & Community Dinner

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This Friday marks the opening a play written by one of my favourite Canadian playwrights, Daniel MacIvor. Never Swim Alone is the story of two childhood buddies engaged in a verbal sparring match refereed by a girl in a blue swimsuit. The play is produced by year-old Hardline Productions, started by Studio 58 graduates Sean […]

Celebration of Light Bleacher Contest

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light will return this year to paint the skies above English Bay on July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th. Photo credit: Maurice Li on Flickr Tens of thousands of young people, families, residents and visitors alike will flock to beaches and balconies to take in the spectacle. This year, there’s a […]