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Museum of Anthropology: Border Zones

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The Museum of Anthropology is one of my favourite places in Vancouver, and I even shared that with the world through a feature I did with Google a few months ago. I recently visited for the first time since their renovation and was given the grand tour by Karen Duffek, Curator Pacific Northwest, Contemporary Visual […]

Vancouver Receives Fair Trade Town Status

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This afternoon City Council passed a motion to support Fair Trade, making Vancouver the first major city in Canada to achieve “Fair Trade Town” status. The application process has taken about a year however this afternoon’s vote sealed the deal. From a press release issued today, “The city’s endorsement of the application was the last […]

Top Five for 2010: Stanley Park

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It may seem cliche but when visitors ask me what there is to do in Vancouver the first item on my list is Stanley Park. I’m not talking renting some rollerblade or a tandem bicycle, doing the seawall then having ice cream in English Bay (although that is pretty fun). My idea of Stanley Park […]

International Dance Day 2010

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Today is International Dance Day and the Scotiabank Dance Centre is making sure Vancouverites can take part in some festivities. Photo credit: chancrystal on Flick Launched by UNESCO in 1982, International Dance Day celebrates the art of dance every April 29 with events worldwide Free programs offered today include: Vancouver Ballet Society Library will be […]

May 2010 Events in Vancouver

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Spring is in full swing in Metro Vancouver with seasonal and community events across the region. I’m starting this month’s event Link Fest early so that I can add on as necessary. Photo credit: kennymatic on Flickr Saturday May 1, 2010 Make it Vancouver (Saturday & Sunday) Doors Open Richmond (Saturday & Sunday) Jane’s Walk […]

Doors Open Richmond This Weekend

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The City of Richmond is encouraging locals and visitors alike to explore their city this weekend, offering up over 40 free attractions to enjoy as a part of Doors Open Richmond 2010. Many participating partners will organize guided tours, displays and activities to enrich your experience. Whether you live in Richmond or you’re a welcome […]