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Canada Day 2010: Granville Island

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Canada Day is coming up in just a few weeks and for many, it’s the official start of summer (since the May long weekend was rained-out around here). I’ll be profiling about half a dozen community events and festivals over the next few days using the tag: Canada Day so that when the series is […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2010

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Car Free Day Vancouver returns this year on June 20th with festivals in Kitsilano, Main Street, the West End, and Commercial Drive. Photo credit: dooq on Flickr In 2005, the Commercial Drive Festival launched the first community- driven Car-Free Festival in Vancouver. The Festival was wholly volunteer-organized and presented, involving over 30 core organizers and […]

June 2010 Events in Vancouver

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Even though the weather isn’t quite cooperating, Vancouver’s social calendar is heating up toward the end of the month. The following community events, presented in Link Fest form, have been either researched or submitted via my contact form. Photo credit: ng.kelven on Flickr Tuesday June 1, 2010 Book launch for Show & Tell – Unlocking […]

Music Waste 2010

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Music Waste is an annual art, comedy, and music festival taking place this year June 2nd until the 6th. Music Waste 2010 from Global Mechanic on Vimeo. There will be over 100 bands at dozens of venues including three comedy revues, eight art exhibitions, a bowling party, and a park BBQ with a basketball tournament. […]

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 […]