Archive for the category "community"

Art in the City 2009

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

“Urban Legend” by Dylan Schultz Next weekend at the West End Community Centre stop by to check out Art in the City, a visual art sale and showcase of over 60 local artists. Where West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street, Vancouver When Friday, May 1st 7:00pm – 9:00pm Saturday, May 2nd 10:00am – 8:00pm […]

Woodwards: SFU Contemporary Arts and W2

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday morning I headed over to the John Fluevog shop on Water Street in Gastown for an announcement from SFU Woodwards about their new space downtown and their inaugural contemporary arts program for 2010. I ended up learning far more about the entire Woodwards project than I previously realized. The Woodwards building is a Vancouver […]

Earth Day Vancouver 2009

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This year’s Earth Day celebrations in Metro Vancouver aren’t just taking place April 22nd, but they’re spanning across a week and two full weekends. Here’s a quick rundown of events around the region. Evergreen’s Earth Day Kicking things off the weekend before Earth Day, Evergreen’s Earth Day will see the planting of 4,000 native trees […]

Cambie All Access Street Party

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the Canada Line nearing completion it’s about time the businesses and shops along Cambie Street see the return of some much-needed foot traffic. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr To celebrate the re-opening of the street that felt the pains of the “cut and cover” construction there will be a street party April 25th […]

Vancouver Public Spaces Network, Where's the Square

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Public Spaces Network was formed in 2006 and its goal is to, “preserve and celebrate public space as an essential part of a vibrant, inclusive city.” The VPSN has campaigns regarding public vs privatized spaces, public art, security, democratic spaces, green spaces, and the corporatization of public spaces. Photo credit: rodefeld on Flickr […]