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IMPACT 2009 Dress for Success Event

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Tomorrow evening Dress for Success Vancouver will host its 10th annual IMPACT fundraising event. When Tuesday April 21st from 5:30-7:30pm Where Birks (698 West Hastings Street, Vancouver) Tickets Available online, starting at $75 Dress for Success is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 to help clients find jobs by offering up the appropriate attire needed […]

BC Elections 2009 – Vancouver Districts and Candidates

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Last fall if you lived downtown or in the Fairview area, you went to the polls three times for the provincial by-election, federal and civic elections. Now BC is in full provincial election mode for May 12, 2009. Here’s a quick rundown of information for Vancouverites and in particular, those downtown. The electoral districts for […]

Les Miserables at the Arts Club

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Thanks to Susan Boyle, a contestant on the TV show Britain’s Got Talent our local production of Les Misérables has seen a increase in ticket sales. The Arts Club Theatre Company would like to give Susan Boyle her first kiss. Over the past three days, ticket sales have doubled for their production of Les Misérables, […]

Woodwards: SFU Contemporary Arts and W2

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Yesterday morning I headed over to the John Fluevog shop on Water Street in Gastown for an announcement from SFU Woodwards about their new space downtown and their inaugural contemporary arts program for 2010. I ended up learning far more about the entire Woodwards project than I previously realized. The Woodwards building is a Vancouver […]

Provenance Food Culture Series

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You may recognize the name Anthony Nicalo if you’re familiar with Farmstead Wines, but he is also the co-founder of the non-profit, FarmFed which encourages people to consider just where their food really comes from. UBC Farm – Photo credit: David Bradbeer on Flickr Over the next few months, they will be hosting a series […]