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Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2008 and Summerfest

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This weekend I’ll be out in Surrey for Fusion Festival but for those who cannot make the Skytrain out to Surrey Central for this (free) three day event filled with dancing, food and concert performances in the park, there’s another event happening down at Jericho Beach Park. Celebrating three days of world music. Vancouver Folk […]

Vancouver History: The Stanley Theatre

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Ten years ago I first saw Hamlet at The Stanley Theatre and I have been meaning to go back ever since. I’m not sure why it takes us years and years to explore some of the greatest (and non-touristy) portions of our region but taking in a show at this historical venue is a must […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008: The Music

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I have to start off my last post about Surrey’s Canada Day celebration by saying it was one of the smoothest-run events we’ve ever attended. Folks could setup their tents, umbrellas, and chairs on the lawn in anticipation of the concerts meanwhile the midway was busy spinning away and the booths drew in thousands. Everyone […]

Matthew Good at the Orpheum Tonight

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Tonight there is a pre-show meetup at the Kingston (everyone is invited) then it’s off to the Orpheum to see Matthew Good play a hometown gig. He’s never played the Orpheum before so he said it will be a pretty special event. Although I have written about the venue before, I haven’t been there since […]

Metro Vancouver Outdoor Concerts Summer 2008

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Traditionally attending an outdoor concert in Vancouver means packing a garbage bag just in case you need to turn in into an emergency rain poncho. Hopefully this summer will be a bright one as there are so many outdoor events lined up, I’m not even sure I’ll get them all in this post but I’ll […]

The Dandy Warhols Concert in Vancouver June 2008

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A quick update to a previous post about the Dandy Warhols show tonight as it will now be taking place at Richards on Richards (and not The Vogue). Doors @ 8:00pm. John and I will be attending later this evening and we hope to have a recap with some photos to add to this post […]