Archive for November, 2011

CBC Food Bank Day & Open House 2011

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CBC Vancouver will host an open house and the CBC’s 25 annual Food Bank Day this Friday, December 2, 2011. Stop by the broadcast centre at 700 Hamilton for tours, live broadcasts, meet n’ greets with CBC personalities and more. Tony Parsons, Gloria Macarenko, Rick Cluff and Stephen Quinn will be on hand as well […]

The Nutcracker Ballet in Vancouver

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Ballet BC presents the return of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker this holiday season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Photo courtesy of the Alberta Ballet This classic Christmas tale will have sugarplum fairies dancing around an opulent set depicting 30th century Imperial Russia. Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable musical score will be played live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. […]

Bedouin Soundclash Virgin Mobile Re*Generation Concert

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Bedouin Soundclash will be playing a benefit concert next Thursday in Vancouver in partnership with Virgin Mobile’s Re*Generation movement. Proceeds from the event will support Vancouver’s Broadway Youth Resource Centre, which provides a range of social, health, education, employment and life skills services to homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24 […]

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is World’s Best

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A National Geographic book has just ranked our very own Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden as the best “city garden” in the world. “The classical Chinese garden was the first garden in the Ming Dynasty style created outside of China, and is located in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, just blocks from the troubled heart of […]

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots 2011

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Update: 2012 Lot Information Here. This year you can once again purchase a Christmas tree from Aunt Leah’s and make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. With two additional locations, you can conveniently pick up your tree for the season and support this local non-profit. Photo credit: lauren-janelle on Flickr […]