Archive for September, 2011

BC Place Construction Update: Almost Done

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Like many Vancouverites, I’ve been following the BC Place construction project ever since the marshmallow top was deflated back in May of 2010. With just over two weeks to go until the first event (BC Lions vs Edmonton Eskimos) it’s time for the finishing touches. Photo credit: BC Place on Flickr “Our September 30th scheduled […]

Tacofino Food Truck

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last spring the City of Vancouver expanding its street food offerings which sparked a boom in curbside dining. Food trucks have taken over the downtown core at lunchtime offering anything from dim sum and souvlaki to fried cheese and organic hot dogs. Tacofino is one of the latest editions and many are glad that the […]

Vancouver International Writers Festival 2011

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The Vancouver International Writers Festival takes place October 18th to the 23rd as professionals and amateurs in the realm of fiction and non-fiction gather at Granville Island. Anthony Doerr, Yiyun Li, Wells Tower, Marisa Silver, Paul Harding and moderator Jerry Wasserman on stage at American Splendor, on Saturday, October 23, 2010. Photo credit: Photo: Chris […]

National Ballet of Canada on Tour

Comments 99 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Ballet of Canada is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a Western tour this fall, stopping for several days at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Artists of the Ballet Emergence. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann From September 23rd to September 25th the National Ballet of Canada will present the following in Vancouver: The […]

Culture Days 2011

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Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]