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VIFF 2013: Vancouver International Film Festival Preview

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Our fair city is preparing for another incredible year of the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) beginning on September 26th. I am very proud to once again be an official VIFF media partner, and a media partner for a hand-picked Canadian film that will screen during the festival (more details on that will follow over […]

After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium: The Secret Sex Lives of Animals

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The Vancouver Aquarium’s next adults-only After Hours evening will be on September 19th as guests can explore “The Secret Sex Lives of Animals” through programming and shows. This exclusive nighttime event allows adults to peruse the aquarium’s galleries and exhibits without kids underfoot while enjoying a selection of food, wine and beer. In addition to […]

West End Fest, Wesbrook Village Festival, Fleetwood Family Festival

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There will be no lack of events happening this weekend and whether you’ll be in Surrey, in the West End, or out at UBC you’ll be able to join in on some festival fun. The West End Fest, Wesbrook Village Festival, and Fleetwood Family Festival are all family-oriented and each will have their own bouncy […]

Wizard of Oz in Vancouver Pre-Sale Code

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The Canadian production of The Wizard of Oz premiered in North America last December in Toronto and Broadway Across Canada is bringing Dorothy, Toto, the ruby slippers and wicked witches to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre this fall. The Wizard of Oz original Toronto Cast. Photo by CYLLA VON TIEDEMANN. On stage in Vancouver from November […]

Vancouver Rising: Archive Footage Turned Into GIFs

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A great bit hat tip to the Vancouver is Awesome team for spotting (and promoting) Vancouver Rising, a new Tumblr blog that takes footage from the Vancouver Archives‘ video collection and creates fantastic animated GIFs. Here are just a few of the gems they have posted so far: 1973: Granville at Robson – “Vancouver Impressions“. […]