Archive for March, 2012

Boink Day for Vancouver Food Bank

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Despite the chilly weather and frozen rain pelting down on the coast, winter is almost over and local company Spring Advertising is once again hosting “Boink Day” to celebrate. On the first day of spring, March 20, 2012, stop by the Vancouver Art Gallery for a public pogo challenge in support of the Greater Vancouver […]

PlayDome at BC Place

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BC Place will be transforming into Canada’s largest indoor carnival for spring break this year as it once again becomes PlayDome. Rides The 100-foot “Mega Drop” will be joined by 45 other rides like the Zero Gravity spinner, the Ring of Fire, the Super Shot, 1001 Nights, the Ferris Wheel, the Zipper and more. Games, […]

Elvis Costello at The Orpheum 2012

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Photo courtesy of Live Nation Elvis Costello & The Impostors play the Orpheum in Vancouver April 10, 2012 at the Canadian debut of their Spinning Songbook Tour. At each performance, select fans are invited on stage to spin the songbook wheel, creating a different set at each show. The gameshow-style songbook wheel contains over 40 […]

5 Vancouver Flickr Groups to Follow

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Flickr, the popular photo sharing site, began in Vancouver back in 2004. Now owned by Yahoo!, it has grown to over 50 million users worldwide. It offers Creative Commons licensing on images, privacy settings, a free version (as well a paid, pro version), and intuitive search functions. Photo credit: Chris Campbell I have been a […]

Royal BC Museum Young Photographer Contest

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The Royal BC Museum, one of my favourite Victoria attractions, is currently hosting the Young Photographer Contest for ages 8 to 17. How to Enter Visit the contest page on Facebook and submit a photograph that you feel represents British Columbia’s wildlife. Prizes A Pro Museum Photography Photo-Shoot Spend an afternoon at the museum with […]