Archive for September, 2013

World Rivers Day 2013 Around Metro Vancouver

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The 33rd annual BC Rivers Day celebration of World Rivers Day will take place in a number of communities between Friday, September 27th and Monday, September 30th, 2013. Free, family-friendly events will be hosted featuring everything from shoreline cleanups to live music, barbecues and boat tours. World Rivers Day Gala Event: Burnaby Where: Burnaby Village […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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Fun runs splashed with colour, leaves tumbling to the ground, blankets of fog, big bright moons, sunsets, city scenes, and a walk for Truth and Reconciliation. The following are just a few of the images that have been shared with the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week: Photo credit: Michael Schmidt Vancouver & Michael Schmidt Vancouver […]

Andy Dixon: Pleasure Studies

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I first met painter Andy Dixon at a pool party in the Southlands a few summers ago. The host of the party was celebrating the completion of renovations that transformed his house into a re-imagined mid-century home reminiscent of Richard Neutra’s Kauffman House in Palm Springs — with its large glass sliding doors that opened […]

Vancouver Rock Balancing

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When strolling around the Seawall in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park or along False Creek, you are bound to see seagulls or herons, perhaps a harbour seal, and most likely a fantastic west coast sunset. Another staple sight on the waterfront is balanced rocks. Stacked high, sometimes with sticks incorporated between layers of stones, these sculptures […]

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Apple cider, pumpkins, rain boots, pashmina scarves, hockey games, fall festivals, film festivals, and the Stanley Park Ghost Train. Sunday will be the first official day of fall but there is no shortage of activities for date nights and family outings around these parts. As the sun sets on summer, here are a few things […]