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Artist’s Circle at Harmony Arts Festival

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This feature was written exclusively for Miss604 by actor, writer, and producer, Michelle Kim. Last Wednesday, I attended the Artist’s Circle at the Harmony Arts Festival, hosted by the West Vancouver Museum. The event was an intimate retrospective of famed-Canadian painter, Gordon Smith, now 92 years old, who was joined by two other distinguished Canadian […]

Salsa Dancing at Robson Square

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Robson Square is home to salsa dancing every Sunday this month (and last) from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Organized by Stephen and Jennifer Dancey of Salsa Vancouver, these lessons – followed by dance shows – are totally free. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr John walked by yesterday on his way home from Empire Field and […]

Vancouver Viaduct History and Future

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Last month Vancouver City Council decided to proceed with a second series of studies that would concern the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts [The Province]. The current viaducts, installed in 1972, serve as passage for tens of thousands of vehicles (and bikes) into the downtown core from False Creek, Chinatown, and East Vancouver. […]

City Chase Vancouver 2011

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Mitsubishi City Chase returns to Vancouver this month as teams compete in the world’s largest urban adventure series. Photo credit: tyfn on Flickr Last year over 30,000 people participated in City Chase around the world, enduring various physical, intellectual, adventurous and humourous challenges. Taking off from Granville Square on the morning of August 27th, teams […]

Renaming BC Place

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been tracking the BC Place construction progress since it began in May of 2010, following the Vancouver Winter Olympics, and this past weekend public were able to check out the renovations in person during an Open House. Photo credit: Bob Lai / Bob Lai Photography on Flickr With BC Place being the home of […]