Archive for the category "vancouver"

DOXA Documentary Film Festival Fundraiser

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Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival is hosting their annual fundraiser on Friday November 19th. Held at the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre and hosted by CBC’s Bill Richardson, the event will feature a silent auction, music by Veda Hille, and an archival film exhibit courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archives and the CBC Archives. Vancouver […]

Remembrance Day 2010 in Vancouver

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Remembrance Day will be observed in Vancouver tomorrow with ceremonies in several locations. The following list was published by the City of Vancouver: Photo credit: Feggy Art on Flickr Victory Square (West Hastings at Cambie Streets): Vancouver’s largest Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph. Gather at 10 am. Program begins with mounting of the guard […]

Vancouver Theatre’s Holiday Line-Up 2010

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Last year I rounded up a list of performances from a wide variety of Vancouver theatre companies. Looking at the updates on Twitter, the flyers in stores and restaurants, and the press releases in my inbox, I’m getting excited about several upcoming productions. I absolutely love a night out at the theatre in Vancouver (no […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Pacific Central

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It was announced yesterday that the Pacific Central train station on Main Street will receive $5 million in federal funding for a ‘facelift’. Photo credit: DutchAstrid on Flickr Opening in 1919, it was the western terminus for the Canadian Northern Railway (now the terminus for VIA Rail) and was one of the first major structures […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Vancouver

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The epic Harry Potter series begins the first of its two-part finale this fall with the cinematic release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Vancouver has already been buzzing with anticipation thanks to the “Harry Potter Quest Contest” sponsored by The Beat 94.5 where you can win a trip for two to […]