Archive for the category "BC"

Vancouver Icons: Hotel Europe

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Vancouver has a few triangle-shaped buildings but none are as prominent and photographed as the Hotel Europe across from Maple Tree Square in Gastown making it today’s Vancouver Icon photo feature. (Left) 1908 – Completed Hotel Europe. Archives #HotP17. (Right) 1910s – Archives #M-11-32. 1960s – Archives #CVA 1135-57. 1970s – Arhives #CVA 780-508. Our […]

Fan Expo Vancouver 2013: Stan Lee, Sean Astin, Jonathan Frakes, Tom Felton, and More

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You may have seen the teaser images already announcing a few of the special guests at this year’s Fan Expo Vancouver but organizers still have a few surprises up their sleeves for Comicon Hollywood North that’s coming in April. Over 17,000 people visited Fan Expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre last year (including my 8 […]

Tango Meets Jazz at the Chan Centre

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The Chan Centre will be hosting legendary tango pianist Pablo Ziegler with violinist Regina Carter on February 16, 2013. The Latin Grammy Award-winning pianist is coming to Vancouver for the first time in decades to perform an intoxicating fusion of tango and jazz, originally performed in New York’s legendary Jazz Standard club. There is no […]

Street Eats and Beats Under the Bridge

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Granville Island’s Winteruption returns for the eighth year February 22nd through February 24th, 2013 bringing a festival of entertainment and culture to the isle famous for its theatres, art, and market. On top of the Vive Vendredi! celebration of all things Francophone, Coastal Jazz at Performance works all week long, and the Kids Zone, you’ll […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Family Day Special: Timms Family

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To celebrate BC’s first Family Day holiday, I turned up some old time family photos in the Vancouver Public Library‘s archives. Photographer Philip Timms, whose photos often grace the pages of this site, features his family in many of his photos making them a top hit in my archives searches. Having picnics, hanging out at […]