Archive for November, 2011

World AIDS Day Vancouver 2011

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World AIDS Day is Thursday, December 1st and will aim to raise awareness about HIV testing and a cure. Photo credit: Trygve.u on Flickr According to the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (“CANFAR”): “A quarter of Canadians with HIV are not aware of their infection and young adults (aged 15-29) account for approximately 26 per […]

Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss 2011

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The Vancouver Giants have been having a pretty good season so far, sitting at the top of the BC Division with a record of 17-9-1. While they’re on a road trip through the prairies right now, they’ll be returning home to the Pacific Coliseum for the annual Teddy Bear Toss on Friday, December 9th. Bring […]

Beauty and the Beast Vancouver Pre-Sale

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is returning to the stage in Vancouver from February 8-12, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The hit Broadway musical is a classic love story filled with witty characters, dazzling costumes, and creative sets. Not to mention it includes numbers from the Disney animated film such as “Be Our Guest”. […]

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting 2011

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The Vancouver Christmas tree, that usually stands in front of the art gallery, will be at Jack Poole Plaza this year. The kick-off event and lighting of the tree will be December 9, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Photo credit: Tripleman – From the Miss604 Flickr Pool The lighting ceremony is free to attend and […]

Christmas Movies at the Rio

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The Rio Theatre on Broadway (at Commercial) is screening favourite holiday films at midnight, every Friday in December. December 2: Die Hard December 9: Home Alone December 16: The Nightmare Before Christmas December 23: A Christmas Story December 30: Goodfellas Friday midnight screenings are $8. Those in costume for midnight screenings get $1 off admission […]