Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

BrazilFest 2010 on Granville

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

BrazilFest comes to Granville this Saturday from 10:00am until 8:00pm on the stretch between Robson and Georgia that is pedestrian-only. There will be guitar and full band shows, samba dancing, a soccer performance, capoeira, ballet, an art exhibit from Beth Maia, and more. The festival is entirely free and open to the public. The goal […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Behind the Scenes

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In May I wrote about how the Vancouver Art Gallery is looking to relocate to (preferably) a new building that can accommodate their growing collection. Photo credit: ko.ttur on Flickr Public opinion has been somewhat mixed in terms of their sentiments for the current building and lack of knowledge about the reasons why the VAG […]

Oppenheimer Park Profile

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I flipped my Hope in Shadows calendar over to July at the beginning of the month I read a quick story about two men and their involvement with the Downtown Eastside homeless soccer team, based in Oppenheimer Park. Sandwiched between Powell and Cordova, the recently restructured public space (complete with a new lawn, washrooms, […]

Dancing in the Street Free Salsa & Swing Lessons on Granville

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dancing in the Street is a free dance lesson, dance class, and dance party happening right on Granville Street this Sunday, July 25th. Photo credit: Ed Bierman on Flickr At 2:00pm you can head down to Granville Street between Robson and Georgia (where it is closed to traffic) for a complimentary beginner salsa lesson from […]

Tom Lee Music Next Level Learning Centre

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend Tom Lee Music on Granville is celebrating the grand opening of their Next Level Learning Centre, an artist development centre in the heart of downtown. Photo credit: Gord McKenna on Flickr “Our mission is to always support local music-making, and the new school embodies that – the Next Level Learning Centre is a […]