Archive for January, 2015

Cirque du Soleil Varekai in Vancouver

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Cirque du Soleil returns to Vancouver May 20th to May 24th for a limited engagement of the touring arena show, Varekai. Hosted in the Pacific Coliseum, Varekai takes place in a captivating forest at the summit of a volcano inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures. Martin Girard / Costumes: Eiko Ishioka © 2014 Cirque […]

Why Does Rain Smell So Good

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In Vancouver we have at least a dozen ways to say it’s raining out, from light drizzle tapering to showers, to downpours and deluges. The rain also has many sounds. There’s the splash of vehicle crossing an intersection, a persistent single drop beating down on a window ledge, and the popcorn dance of water beads […]

The East Van Cross

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Developed from a graffiti symbol that has circulated for several decades, the Monument for East Vancouver sculpture (known also as the East Van Cross) was created by Ken Lum as an expression of hope and defiance. Installed in 2010 at the corner of Clark and East 6th Avenue, Lum once told the Vancouver Sun that […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend January 23-25, 2015

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This week it was confirmed that Vancouver is the second least affordable city in the world — but at least we’re not a No Fun City! The Robson Square ice rink is still open for free skating, we have a boat show and motorcycle show, the PuSh Festival, winter farmers market, and more all happening […]

San Andreas Fault at Coachella Valley Preserve

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San Andreas Fault at Coachella Valley Preserve and the Thousand Palms Oasis near Palm Springs, California.