Archive for the category "BC"

Team Awesome’s Polaroid Party

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Team Awesome, a local group of creative individuals, is hosting a fundraising event at Canvas Lounge in Gastown on January 13, 2012 that will feature Polaroid images from 20 BC photographers. What Team Awesome’s Polaroid Party When 8:00pm on Friday, January 13, 2012 Tickets Available online Includes Entertainment from DJ Yurie and DJ Marvel + […]

Surrey International World Music Marathon

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Early bird registration for the Surrey International World Music Marathon is now open. The marathon event and festival will take place September 28 to September 30, 2012 and participants can sign up for the full marathon, half marathon, 5km run, or kids fun run. Each mile on the course is being sponsored by a different […]

Arctic Air Premiere on CBC: Win Your Way Into the Red Carpet Event

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC’s latest original series, Arctic Air, will premiere January 10, 2012 and to celebrate, they’re hosting a red carpet screening event at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. Arctic Air is a one-hour adventure series set in the booming Arctic, about a maverick airline and the unconventional family who runs it. On the ground, Bobby (Adam […]

Gung Haggis Fat Choy 2012

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Gung Haggis Fat Choy is one unique event where you can catch poetry and Kung Fu, highland dancers performing with sheng players, and delicious deep-fried haggis dumplings. It’s an annual Vancouver tradition that combines Chinese New Year with Robbie Burns Day in a single event. Photo credit: bmann on Flickr Gung Haggis Fat Choy Dinner […]

Review of The Nutcracker: Ballet BC & Alberta Ballet

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Disclosure: Review — Miss604.com was not paid to write this review or any other. Michelle Kim did receive complimentary media tickets to the show in order to write her review. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Watching The Nutcracker on TV is a holiday tradition my mother and I always had. Each year, we’d cozy up on the couch, under blankets, and watch a recorded performance or an animated version of the story. So when I was given the opportunity to watch and review Alberta Ballet’s 1.5 million dollar ballet live, […]

Vancouver History: Sister Frances

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Browsing through the Vancouver Archives this morning I searched for photographed under the category “celebrations”. It was in that pile of digital photographs that I found a photos of Sister Frances of Strathcona receiving a “Good Citizenship Medal” from the City of Vancouver. 1929 – Archives item# CVA 99-1874. Photographer: Stuart Thomson Sister Frances Redmond […]