Archive for April, 2013

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks 2013: Countries and Concerts

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The Honda Celebration of Light fireworks return this summer, filling the sky with bursts of colour as thousands gaze upward along the shores of English Bay. The participating countries for the the world’s largest offshore international fireworks competition along with the concert headliner have been announced for 2013. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Participating Countries […]

Dreamgirls at The Arts Club

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The Arts Club Theatre Company presents Dreamgirls from May 9th to July 7th, 2013 at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. Karen Holness, Aurianna Angelique, and Starr Domingue. Photo by David Cooper. Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, the musical Dreamgirls tells the rags-to-riches tale of a 1960s girl group, loosely based on The Supremes. […]

Vancouver Lego Games Recap

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The sound of 140 participants pouring out buckets of LEGO bricks simultaneously filled the room as children laughed and parents snapped photos feverishly at the sold-out Vancouver LEGO Games yesterday. The Firefighter’s Club in Burnaby was packed with about 200 people in attendance from all corners of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Split into […]

REFINED: Fly Fishing in Chilliwack

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Discovery’s web series Refined: A Cross-Canada Search for the Finer Things in Life recently came out to BC to film a few episodes with host Patrick McMurray. Patrick is a Canadian restauranteur, a World Oyster Opening Champion, and the current Guinness World Record Oyster Shucker. In Refined, he finds people who are the masters of […]

Surrey Party for the Planet 2013: Photos

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On Saturday, April 27, 2013 the City of Surrey hosted Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, at Central City with a free family festival and live concerts. Activities included recycling stations, collecting free saplings, story times with the Surrey Library, learning with the Surrey Nature Centre, face painting, and meet and greets […]

BC Mining Week 2013: iPad Mini Giveaway

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The Mining Association of BC is hosting BC Mining Week from April 28th to May 4th, celebrating the history and future one of the province’s largest industries through community events from Britannia Beach to Fort St. James. 1898: Pick and shovel mine near Ferguson. VPL# 70 & 1926: Miner sitting on a ‘locie’ towing ore […]