Archive for December, 2015

Vancouver in 1916: 100 Years Ago in Vancouver

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As we ring in the new year, we often look back as we move forward. Thanks to the late, great Chuck Davis for his History of Metropolitan Vancouver, and the City of Vancouver Archives, we can take note of some major events and milestones that happened 100 years ago in Vancouver: Vancouver in 1916 February […]

Review of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Presented by Ballet BC

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Disclosure: Review — Views and opinions are those of the author. Tickets were media comps courtesy of Ballet BC. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Though I’ve seen The Nutcracker every year for quite a few years now (and twice this month) it was only after watching Alberta Ballet’s rendition on Tuesday night (presented by BC Ballet), that I think I fully understood the ballet. There was a clarity and crispness to the dancers’ moves in how they communicated the […]

January Events in Metro Vancouver

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We’re saying goodbye to 2015 and ringing in 2016 with the annual Polar Bear Swim followed by theatrical productions, fundraisers, and dining events throughout January. This event list is updated several times a week so check back often and submit your events (for FREE) via the contact form. January Events in Metro Vancouver Jump to: […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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This final photo roundup of 2015 captures the essence of Vancouver, just in one week’s worth of photos. Snow-capped North Shore mountains, a festive stand-up paddler on the bay, and crisp, illuminating city scenes at night. Thanks for sharing your photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and the #Photos604 Instagram tag. Vancouver Photos of the […]

Earthquake in Metro Vancouver

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There has been a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Metro Vancouver tonight. It struck 23km north of Victoria and has been felt all around BC’s south coast. The National Tsunami Warning Center confirms there is no tsunami danger. This quake at 11:39pm on December 29, 2015 follows another that measured 4.4 and struck several hours earlier near San Bernardino, California.