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Ballet BC’s The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker is coming to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at the end of the month as Ballet BC presents this production by the Alberta Ballet. BalletBC The collaboration will bring Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the fierce Mouse King to life on stage while the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s score. Performances will […]

Woodward’s Christmas Windows Return

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Christmas at Canada Place is expanding this year as it presents a walking tour of downtown featuring the iconic Woodward’s Window displays. These portals of Christmases past will be set around the downtown core including an installation at the new Woodward’s building. 1900s Woodward’s. Vancouver Archives Item# CVA 677-611. Photographer: Philip T Timms. The campaign […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade in Vancouver 2010

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The Rogers Santa Clause Parade has quickly become a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Now in its 7th year, this annual celebration will take over the streets of downtown Sunday December 5th at 1:00pm. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr Xmas Square From 11:00am until the parade starts at 1:00pm, the corner of Georgia and Howe […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting 2010

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The giant 50-foot Christmas tree returns to the lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery starting with a lighting ceremony on December 2nd. The tree, which is the largest of its kind in Western Canada, is installed each year by AMACON who also uses the opportunity to donate funds their consultants, contractors, and contacts have raised […]

It’s a Wonderful Life at The Arts Club, Win Tickets

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The Arts Club is presenting three holiday shows this season including the return of It’s a Wonderful Life at the Granville Island Stage, on now until January 2nd, 2011. Photo credit: David Cooper for The Arts Club I saw this production in 2008 and it was as charming as the old black and white film […]

Tourism Surrey’s Holiday 2010 Photo Adventure

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Tourism Surrey is promoting their many holiday activities this season by hosting a photo contest. When you visit one of their “Top Ten” suggested destinations (listed below) be sure to snap a photo and upload it for your chance to win a prize.