Archive for May, 2012

Google Street Views Captures Canucks

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The Google Street Views vehicle (or bike) can be seen capturing our streets and thoroughfares every now and then, updating its mapping systems. On occasion, the cameras pick up snapshots of daily life and that’s where Street View Funny comes in. They create an archive of some of the rare, odd, or humorous captures created […]

Vancouver Icons: Main Post Office

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Heritage Vancouver recently released its list of the Top 10 Endangered Heritage Sites for 2012 and the Main Post Office on Georgia made the top of the list. It’s the focus of this week’s Vancouver Icons series. Photo credit: jmv on Flickr Before this branch opened, Vancouver’s mail came through the post office at what […]

June Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

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Bring on the beaches, flip flops, outdoor concerts, and festivals. Our week ends with a new month and I’m ready to take on summer. These events have been submitted by readers and researched for good times this June. Photo credit: Mark Faviell on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Friday, June 1, 2012 […]

Oliver by Encore Musical Theatre

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Theatre is a large part of Vancouver’s arts and culture scene, from wandering open air comedies, the marquee show at the Stanley, to brilliant summer sunset performances at Bard on the Beach. There is also one theatre company that helps children discover their talent and passion for the stage early on, and that’s Encore Musical […]

Idina Menzel in Vancouver

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Idina Menzel is coming to The Centre for Performing Arts this week, on Friday, June 1, 2012. This Tony Award-winning actress, singer, and songwriter will be kicking off her North American tour with this Vancouver show. Idina won her Tony for playing Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked, she has played Maureen in Rent, […]