Archive for October, 2013

Vancouver Icons: Capilano Lake

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For fall colours on the North Shore, snow-capped mountain views and to stare at the legendary lions all afternoon, Capilano River Regional Park, featuring Capilano Lake and the Cleveland Dam, is the place to be. Photo credit: Morisawa81 on Flickr Cleveland Dam, built in 1954, blocks Capilano Lake which supplies fresh drinking water to the […]

Vancouver Fog Photos

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We’re into our second week of fog in Vancouver as a cloudy blanket drapes across the downtown peninsula and surroundings, parting occasionally mid-afternoon to let in a few rays of sunshine before swallowing us up again at night. Foghorns every 60 seconds in the harbour add ambiance (and to some, annoyance), as orange and red […]

The Rap Guide to Evolution at The Cultch

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After taking the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm, and a wildly successful run off-Broadway, Vancouver actor and rapper Baba Brinkman returns to perform his unabridged production of The Rap Guide to Evolution at The Cultch at the end of this month. Brinkman combines the wit, poetry and charisma of a great rapper with the accuracy […]

Col Chris Hadfield Book Tour Vancouver Dates

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Recent Commander of the International Space Station, Colonel Chris Hadfield, will be coming through Vancouver in November during his North American book tour. Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space, his use of social media, and his ability to explain life on the ISS to the masses using videos and songs. […]

Archive Photos of the Day: West End From Stanley Park

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Stanley Park is one of my favourite places to profile since it is a living reminder of the history of the area combined with the ever-changing landscape of the City of Vancouver. While I have featured photos of its entrance arches, bridges and eventually the causeway that bisected Coal Harbour (creating Lost Lagoon), I have […]

Ballet BC Opens Season with Tilt: Review

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Michelle was given media tickets to attend courtesy of Ballet BC. Views are her own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

If Ballet BC’s season opener, Tilt, is any indication, there is yet even more life being breathed into the company. Last season completely blew me away — not only did the phoenix rise from the ashes (of near bankruptcy), it soared around the the world, taking the audience with it on a glorious ride. I […]