Archive for May, 2011

2011 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

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The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the “Jessies“) celebrate the best in small and large theatre productions in Vancouver. Yesterday the nominees for the 29th annual awards ceremony were announced based on performances during the 2010 season. The Arts Club Theatre Company is leading the pack with over 30 nominations in the Large Theatres categories and […]

Vancouver Canucks, Western Conference Champions, Advance to Stanley Cup Finals

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Tonight, for only the third time in team history, the Vancouver Canucks became Western Conference Champions and are heading to the Stanley Cup finals. Sounds outside our door in Vancouver’s West End after Canucks game 5 win by John Bollwitt We reached the final round in 1982 against the New York Islanders, and faced the […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 7 Painter’s Lodge Campbell River

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Welcome to Week 7 of the BC Travel Tuesday series. It’s been really fun to highlight regions of the province while putting smiles on the faces of our contest winners so far – and we’re not done yet. We still have a handful of great giveaways over the remaining weeks. backyardbc is a new travel […]

Children’s Festival 2011 in Vancouver & Surrey

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The tents are going up for children’s festivals in both Vancouver and Surrey this month. Music with Marnie will be at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Surrey Children’s Festival May 26, 27 & 28, 2011 Thursday & Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm, Saturday 10:30am to 7:30pm Inside the Surrey Arts Centre and on the grounds of […]

Sasquatch Music Festival 2011

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The Sasquatch Music Festival is happening this coming weekend, May 27th to May 30th, at The Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington State. The four-day music festival has been sold out for a while now and looking at the stellar line-up, one can see why. Artists include Foo Fighters, Death Cab for Cutie, Modest Mouse, The Flaming […]