The Kitsilano Showboat has begun its 79th season of free entertainment in Vancouver, running Monday, June 23rd until Saturday, August 16th. Since 1935 this summer staple has featured musical acts, plays, and dancers all near the pool at Kitsilano Beach. Kitsilano Showboat Summer 2014 Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr Events are every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, […]
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Cirque du Soleil is celebrating its 30th anniversary and in Vancouver, they’ll host activities at the Pacific Centre Plaza from 8:00am until about 6:00pm today. Mayor Gregor Robertson will also be on hand for a special announcement, proclaiming June 16th Cirque du Soleil Day in Vancouver. Photo credit: Gord Gallagher on Flickr In honour of […]
The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents AKOS, the monumental works of spray can art by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt, on now until September 14th. AKOS is Corey Bulpitt’s graffiti tag and his Haida name, Taakeet Gaaya, translates to “Gifted Carver”. Both names reveal two art forms that have successfully come together through […]
Summer in Vancouver means warm strolls at sunset on the sea wall, fireworks in the sky, and Bard on the Beach. The annual festival under the iconic red and white tents at Vanier Park will celebrate its 25th season starting June 11th. Bard on the Beach Summer 2014 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare’s beloved comedy […]
Soon after I completed my online order of “Flint and Feather” the biography of E. Pauline Johnson by Charlotte Gray, I called Composer Tobin Stokes who mentioned that he had a copy of the book sitting by him as we chatted. Stokes was tasked with composing Margaret Atwood‘s libretto for PAULINE, a chamber opera about […]