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Jamaican Festival 2008 in Surrey


Thursday, July 31st, 2008 — 8:13am PDT
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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 […]

Vancouver History: Lord Roberts School


Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 — 7:37am PDT
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During Blogathon I took on the “A-Z” of Metro Vancouver and for some of my entries I shared random history tidbits ie. “Y” for Yasutaro Yamaga and “P” is for Pender. I still needed an “L” and I found inspiration close to home. Strolling around the neighbourhood the other day I noticed there’s history all […]

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup


Thursday, July 24th, 2008 — 6:00am PDT
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Earlier this week I had a poll on my site about the potential smoking ban on Vancouver beaches. Contrary to past articles I have written that have had heated discussions about smokers and non-smokers alike, I was (pleasantly) surprised to see the conversation shift to a matter of litter, as opposed to one about air […]

Fusion Festival: Where the Folk are the Audience


Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 — 11:47am PDT
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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 PDT
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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 […]

Surrey Fusion Festival: Day Two


Saturday, July 19th, 2008 — 4:44pm PDT
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Last night the Fusion Festival kicked off in Surrey’s Holland Park with dusk performances and all anticipating this morning’s events, concerts, food, crafts and activities. Day two of the Fusion Festival will be going strong until 10:00pm tonight. All photos by John Bollwitt, check out his entire Fusion Festival collection on Flickr Tomorrow things will […]

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