Archive for April, 2014

GO Fest Whistler Great Outdoors Festival

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GO Fest is Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival that will say goodbye to winter and welcome summer with open arms, kicking off May Long Weekend in BC. Go Fest will combine three days of outdoor challenges with a free concert series headlined by The Sheepdogs. GO Fest Whistler Sport Friday, May 16, 2014 GO Enduro Mountain […]

April in Vancouver History

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April is one of the most significant months in Vancouver history since it was incorporated on April 6th in 1886. Here are a few more interesting moments in our city’s story that occurred this month, sourced from The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver. April in Vancouver History April 2, 1920 The Japanese-Canadian War Memorial, […]

Vancouver South African Film Festival

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The Vancouver South African Film Festival (“VSAFF”) takes place this Saturday and Sunday, introducing and showcasing South African film to local audiences. What: 4th Vancouver South African Film Festival When: April 5 & 6, all day Where: Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodward’s Tickets: Available online Vancouver South African Film Festival Highlights This year’s […]

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day

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During the month of April I will be featuring a Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day, sourced from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram. You can barely walk a full block in the city without encountering a photographer capturing this pink blooms — or stopping yourself — so it’s the perfect […]

April Events in Metro Vancouver

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Community festivals and holidays will take us outside this month, under the natural confetti of the cherry blossoms. Spring is here and so is another big list of events including dozens of Cherry Blossom Festival activities, the Surrey Party for the Planet, a selection of theatre performances, and the Stanley Park Easter Train. Photo credit: […]