Archive for June, 2016

Vancouver Area Night Markets: Richmond, North Vancouver, Surrey

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Under colourful flags and strings of lanterns swaying in the warm summer air at twilight, fried fare, exotic delicacies, and cheap merchandise can be found at a number of local night markets. They’re as famous for their unique foods-on-sticks and entertainment as they are for their lively ambiance and people watching. Here is a list […]

Win a Theatre Under the Stars Summer of Love Staycation Prize Pack

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Tickets for the 75th season of Theatre Under the Stars (“TUTS”) are now on sale, presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and West Side Story in Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences will be swept away by these classic love stories – one, a beloved fairytale brimming with magic and mystery, and […]

The Jessies: Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards in Vancouver

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The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (“The Jessies”) for excellence in Vancouver theatre this past season, will be presented on Monday, June 27, 2016 at the Commodore Ballroom. The nominees for the 34th Annual Jessies were announced a few weeks ago and the city is ready to celebrate the best of many diverse productions from the […]

Nanaimo Marine Festival & World Championship Bathtub Race

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It’s a Nanaimo thing. World Championship Bathtub Racing is a high-thrills, adrenaline pumping sport that’s been a tradition on Vancouver Island since 1967. I had the chance to go out on the water with a bathtub racer earlier this spring to learn more about the sport, its history, and the community festival that has been […]

SHOREFEST Free Concerts on Fireworks Nights in Vancouver

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What makes the world’s longest-running offshore international fireworks competition such a success each year, aside from its gorgeous setting in Vancouver’s English Bay, is the festivities that surround it. Food trucks, picnics, family fun, and the free SHOREFEST concerts all along the waterfront. SHOREFEST Free Concerts on Fireworks Nights English Bay and Sunset Beach will […]