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Vancouver 2010 Free Valentines Day & Chinese New Year Events

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In the midst of all the Olympic excitement there are two special days being recognized in Vancouver on February 14th. The first is the Chinese New Year Celebration, and the next is Valentine’s Day. Here’s a quick roundup of events taking place on Sunday that you can enjoy. Photo credit: darwinbell on Flickr Richmond O […]

Vancouver 2010 Atlantic Canada House

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Atlantic Canada House located at the Arts Club’s Revue Stage and the Backstage Lounge on Granville Island is already full of music, food, and great beer — and it hasn’t even officially opened. I stopped by today on a media tour and we were greeted with trays of lobster brioche, PEI mussels, oysters, and two […]

Vancouver 2010 CentrePlace Manitoba Pavilion

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

CentrePlace Manitoba, the Manitoba pavilion during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, is located inside LiveCity Downtown, next to Canada’s pavilion. The building is beautiful and provides plenty of interactive information about Manitoba. When you enter CentrePlace Manitoba, a rotating column of televisions portray the province through each one of its seasons. Around the back is […]

Vancouver 2010 Vectorial Elevation in the Miss604 Flickr Group

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vectorial Elevation is illuminating the night sky, sending beams of light across English Bay and Vanier Park. When I first wrote about the free public outdoor light show I added a poll to my site where 77% of readers agreed that they are all for this display. Photo credit: fredericklin on Flickr Walking home at […]

Vancouver 2010 Surrey Torch Relay

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night the Olympic Torch Relay probably met its largest audience yet. Surrey opened their Celebration Site with the lighting of the cauldron by Daniel Igali, who ran the last leg of the day with the flame. Photo credit: Jan Vozenilek on Flickr / JanVozenilek.com My sister said it was absolutely filled with people, which […]