Archive for August, 2012

BBQ on the Bypass in Langley 2012

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Bring on the tents, the sauces, the smokers, the wood chips, and the moist toilettes! The 7th annual BBQ on the Bypass in Langley is coming up September 16th with a massive BBQ championship cook-off, live music, and more. Photo by Darren McDonaldAbbotsford Times BBQ on the Bypass will take place Sunday, September 16, 2012 […]

Tour the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver

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The Orpheum Theatre on Granville is open for tours this month as the public is invited to explore the National Historic Site. In celebration of the Orpheum’s 85th anniversary, the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame has been offering guided tours all summer on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Photo credit: Maurice Li & Clayton Perry Photoworks […]

Die Roten Punkte at The Cultch

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Otto and Astrid Rot of Die Roten Punkte are coming to The Cultch at next week, bringing their pop-music comedy to a new show entitled: Eurosmash! The shows revolve around siblings Otto and Astrid Rot, a pair of German orphans whose parents were either eaten by a lion or crushed by a train (the two […]

HUB: Bikeability for Businesses

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Biking to work could be a dream. Riding in the open air, avoiding bumper to bumper traffic, and arriving to work refreshed from morning exercise. In theory it’s ideal but in reality many businesses cannot accomodate cycling commuters on their workforce — and that’s where HUB comes in. Formerly the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, HUB […]

VanDusen Botanical Garden: Luxury Supercar Weekend & Bloom Gala 2012

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VanDusen Botanical Garden is turning 37 years old next week as it prepares to host two gala events in September. Rejuvenated with a new visitor centre, cafe and meeting space, the 55-acre garden is home to hydrangeas, rhododendrons, ferns, beeches, roses, oaks, giant redwoods, bamboos, magnolias, lakes, and much more. Aside from all the natural […]