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West End Block Party 2008 This Saturday


Friday, August 8th, 2008 — 10:00am PST
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Last year I attended the West End Block Party with Keira (and her hot dog t-shirt). We had a really great time playing some games, touring the transit museum on wheels, and hanging out in our ‘hood on a sunny afternoon. “Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 10th annual West End Summer Block Party on […]

Outdoor Movie Series in Metro Vancouver


Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 — 9:26am PST
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Update: View 2011 Outdoor Movies in Vancouver. Update: View 2010 listings for Free Outdoor Movies in Vancouver. Update: If you’re looking for 2009 listings, visit the Outdoor Movie Series Facebook page for all of the details. Outdoor movies have taken Metro Vancouver by storm this summer, with sunny days outnumbering the wet ones, it’s a […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Lynn Valley Headwaters


Monday, August 4th, 2008 — 1:18pm PST
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John and I have pretty much been having a staycation this long weekend. We have friends over on the Island celebrating BC150, we took a day trip to Seattle, and yesterday we spent all of $2.50 in bus fare to experience the most amazing trails Metro Vancouver has to offer. As such, here is another […]

Jamaican Festival 2008 in Surrey


Thursday, July 31st, 2008 — 8:13am PST
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Just in time for the sun to return there will be many events heating up Metro Vancouver this weekend. If you’re not downtown for the Pride Parade on Sunday (kicking off at noon and running all along Robson, down Denman, and up Beach over to Sunset Beach) then there is another festival happening at Holland […]

Fusion Festival: Where the Folk are the Audience


Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 — 11:47am PST
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The following is a guest post by DaveO – you can catch a multitude of links to hise various projects on his website and more video on his Blip channel. All my hipster/greenie/crunchy/urbane pals were all bound for the luminary, venerable Vancouver Folk Fest this past weekend. I turned down extra tickets, rumoured media passes, […]

Surrey Fusion Festival: Day Three


Sunday, July 20th, 2008 — 9:36am PST
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We’ll be heading out to Surrey again for some of this evening’s performances at Fusion Festival which will run from 11:00am until 8:00pm in Holland Park. All photos by John Bollwitt, check out his entire Fusion Festival collection on Flickr Leave the car at home as this is easily accessible from Surrey Central or King […]

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