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Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting 2010

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The giant 50-foot Christmas tree returns to the lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery starting with a lighting ceremony on December 2nd. The tree, which is the largest of its kind in Western Canada, is installed each year by AMACON who also uses the opportunity to donate funds their consultants, contractors, and contacts have raised […]

It’s a Wonderful Life at The Arts Club, Win Tickets

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The Arts Club is presenting three holiday shows this season including the return of It’s a Wonderful Life at the Granville Island Stage, on now until January 2nd, 2011. Photo credit: David Cooper for The Arts Club I saw this production in 2008 and it was as charming as the old black and white film […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Snow Days

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The North Shore mountains hide, shrouded in a grey cloud of flurries as I look out over an un-touched blanket of snow covering the West End. This morning’s snow in Metro Vancouver is still cascading from the skies as many have taken to staying indoors and bundling up. Growing up in Surrey we used to […]

Regency Auto Scion Launch Party, iPad Giveaway

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Tomorrow night Regency Auto is celebrating the launch of the Scion brand in Canada with their “What Moves You” event. Beginning at 3:30pm you can stop by Regency Auto showroom on Kingsway (at 12th) for a free eco-friend car wash by Bismark, door prizes, draws, swag giveaways, gelato (from Bella Gelateria), and catering (by Cookies […]

Warm Clothing Donation Sites in Vancouver

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Ducking into our houses to escape the ghosts made with our breaths, we grab our flannel pijamas, fleece blankets, and cozy-up on the couch to keep warm for the evening. Unfortunately for many in Vancouver, this just cannot and does not happen. Hundreds are on the streets and in shelters, without the luxury of a […]