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Vancouver Art Gallery Behind the Scenes

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In May I wrote about how the Vancouver Art Gallery is looking to relocate to (preferably) a new building that can accommodate their growing collection. Photo credit: ko.ttur on Flickr Public opinion has been somewhat mixed in terms of their sentiments for the current building and lack of knowledge about the reasons why the VAG […]

August 2010 Events in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although June was a bit soggier than desired, July heated up Vancouver in more ways than one. Concerts, festival, and community events kept us all out and about. As we head into the second half of summer, the fun and excitement around Metro Vancouver isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. The following are event […]

Hotdogs for Heritage

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The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is hosting Hotdogs for Heritage Sunday July 11th from 11:00am until 3:00pm. Photo credit: to be, inspired on Flickr The main focus of the event is an architectural salvage sale, including items like hard-to-find heritage doors to sinks. You can also bring in your items for donation to the sale such […]

July 2010 Events in Vancouver

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s no shortage of summertime fun in Vancouver this year with festivals, fairs, concerts and more. From outdoor movies to fireworks, the following events are happening in Vancouver this month. Photo credit: Ecstaticist on Flickr July 1, 2010 Japanese Canadian National Museum presents a touring exhibition from the Japan Foundation (until August 7th) Canada Day […]

Transforming Broadway

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the next few weeks the Vancouver Public Spaces Network will be hosting a series of workshops that will help develop and outline “What would make Broadway a Great Street”. Broadway, 1994. Photo credit: CanadaGood on Flickr I received the following in an email from one of the event organizers: “We are particularly looking to […]