During 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver will look and feel very different with events, special activities, structures, gatherings, and art installations like Vectorial Elevation. A part of the Cultural Olympiad, 20 robotic searchlights (each 10,000 watts) will shift, move, and glide through the skies above English Bay nightly creating silent patterns reaching up to the stars. […]
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Pop open those advent calendars and load up on low-grade chocolate, it’s December! Gearing up for holiday events filled with cheer, I’ll be profiling many more events, fundraisers, and activities for families. Photo credit: Carol Browne on Flickr Last year launched the first annual Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction that saw top local architects and […]
On now until January 15th, CEFA (Core Education & Fine Arts) schools will be accepting clothing to be donated to the YWCA’s Crabtree Corner as a part of the CEFA Clothes for Kids Drive. Crabtree Corner is a transition house in the Downtown East Side that specializes in helping single mothers in transition and their […]
It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]
The following guest post was written & contributed by Jane Victoria King. When the credits rolled it felt like a really great movie had ended. I was sad it was over. I walked away processing. What exactly did I just experience at the first TEDx Vancouver? Later, I found myself asking these questions; who am […]