Archive for March, 2013

Vancouver History: Capitol Theatre

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It was in March of 1921 that the Capitol Theatre opened at 820 Granville. The movie palace was massive for its time (the silent movie era) with 2,500 seats. It had a grand marquee and it’s where legendary theatre manager Ivan Ackery got his start in the business as an usher. 1926 – Archives Item: […]

Five Hole For Food in Austin with HootSuite

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Take a bunch of Canadians, set them down in Texas and a hockey game just might break out. Five Hole For Food in partnership with Vancouver’s hottest startup, HootSuite, hosted a charity street hockey game in Austin at South by Southwest (“SXSW”) on Sunday, March 10, 2013. John Bollwitt and Richard Loat setup the nets […]

Canucks Tribute to the Vancouver Millionaires

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On Saturday, March 16, 2013 the Vancouver Canucks will be wearing throwback replica jerseys that pay homage to the Vancouver Millionaires, a team that changed hockey as we know it and paraded down Denman Street with the Stanley Cup in 1915. 1920s – VPL Number: 17996 & 17995. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. The Vancouver Millionaires were […]

Spring Break Movies at Surrey Libraries

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Surrey Librairies are ramping up programing for teens over Spring Break including a week of free movie screenings: City Centre Library – Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Captain America: The First Avenger Rated PG Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Newton Library, meeting room Rise of the Guardians Rated G Wednesday, March 20, […]

Vancouver Icons: Point Atkinson Lighthouse

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The Point Atkinson Lighthouse and Lighthouse Park are located in West Vancouver however they’re so frequently photographed, from above, below, the rocks, and the water, that they’re the perfect fit for the Vancouver Icon photo feature series: Charted and named by Captain George Vancouver in 1792, Point Atkinson was an ideal geographic aid to shipping […]