Archive for March, 2013

CelticFest Vancouver & St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2013

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Put on your dancing shoes and get that Guinness flowing, CelticFest Vancouver is coming up March 9th to March 17th with activities, concerts, a parade, dancers, and free family fun. Festival Highlights Festivities begin on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at the Village on False Creek (plaza at Manitoba St & Athlete’s Way) from 12:00pm to […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Daniel O’Neill

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The weekly collections of archive photography that I usually assemble date back a century if not more. We have early Vancouver (even before it was called Vancouver), its formative years with the original Hotel Vancouver, the race to continually have the “tallest building in the British Empire” over and over again, and the post-war era. […]

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2013

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Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology, present the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, which is coming up next week. The festival celebrates First Nations music, dance, and culture through a series of school workshops, signature evening presentations, and afternoon festival stage performances. Photo: Courtesy of Dancers of Damelahamid The Dancers […]

Macaron Day Vancouver 2013

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French Made Baking is hosting their annual Macaron Day on Wednesday March 20, 2013 in conjunction with International Macaron Day fundraising events. Photo credit: Zemzina on Flickr Stop by French Made Baking on March 20th and mention Macaron Day to receive a free macaron. In return, they simply ask that you consider making a donation […]

March Events in Metro Vancouver 2013

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February showers bring March flowers — well, at least a little bit of early spring sunshine. Once again there’s plenty to do this month, from dance festivals and cultural celebrations to Spring Break and the Stanley Park Easter Train. This compilation of reader-submitted events is updated every day so feel free to send in your […]