Archive for July, 2016

Win Vancouver Queer Film Festival Tickets

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The Vancouver Queer Film Festival (“VQFF”) has released its complete festival lineup for the 11-day festival, curated by Artistic Director Shana Myara. More than 68 films will be showcased at the VQFF, along with 25 directors in attendance, 30 performing artists, and 3 free workshops, in addition to parties and talk back sessions. Vancouver Queer […]

August Events in Metro Vancouver

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August is here, bringing with it hot summer days, simmering nights by the water, and many activities and events around Metro Vancouver. This month, Miss604 is proud to sponsor Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival, the Richmond Maritime Festival, and Movies Under the Stars in Surrey. Throughout the month check out Theatre Under the Stars in […]

Vancouver Pride Parade 2016

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The 38th Vancouver Pride Parade takes place on Sunday, as the West End welcomes one of the most beautiful and diverse parades in the world. Every year this celebration attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators, young and old, and is renowned on the international stage as one of the largest and most successful LGBTQ2+ events […]

Food at the PNE This Year

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Scones and mini pizzas were the highlight of our family’s culinary adventure at the Fair at the PNE when I was growing up. In my teenage years it was fried onions and burgers. The mini donuts have stood the test of time and in recent years it’s all been about the wackiest, most indulgent, state […]

The First Public Garden in Vancouver

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The first public garden in Vancouver was once buried and forgotten, until the storm that decimated the park in 2006 unearthed its history. It’s the Stanley Park Rock Garden was laid out in 1911, the same year that the quarry that would become Queen Elizabeth Park was closed. The First Public Garden in Vancouver The […]