Archive for July, 2016

Vintage Photos of Golf in Vancouver

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Earlier this summer, Langara Golf Course in Vancouver celebrated its 90th anniversary. Opening in 1926, it was the city’s first public 18-hole course, and was constructed by The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). “In order to sell their large tract of land for housing in South Vancouver, in 1924 the CPR altered their philosophy slightly. They […]

Best Buy Pokémon Go Party in Vancouver

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Pokémon Go has made it to Canada (officially) this week as the interactive Nintendo game that merges the digital space with real locations takes the world by storm. If you’re new to the game, want to hunt for Pokémon or do some training, Best Buy is hosting a Pokémon Go Party in Vancouver. Best Buy […]

Win Vancouver Bach Festival Tickets

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Early Music Vancouver presents its first ever Vancouver Bach Festival, taking place in the heart of the city at the Christ Church Cathedral this August 2nd to 12th, 2016. The festival offers local enthusiasts a veritable ‘Best of’ collection of the German composer’s masterworks, from exquisite chamber music to monumental orchestral undertakings. This is also […]

Free Screening of The Tragically Hip Concert on CBC at the Commodore in Vancouver

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Canadians frantically scooped up tickets to The Tragically Hip‘s summer tour in the last two months, which many fear will be their last after the band announced May 24th that their lead singer Gord Downie was suffering from terminal brain cancer. From Victoria to Kingston, they’ll be on the road starting July 22nd and their […]