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Eastside Boxing Gym Fire Fundraiser

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The non-profit Eastside Boxing Gym in Vancouver took a severe blow on Saturday morning when a fire broke out in its building on Commercial Drive, also claiming Woodland Smokehouse. The gym is still standing but suffered smoke and water damage to gloves, a heavy bag, and the boxing ring [Source: News1130] The Eastside Boxing Gym […]

The Rap Guide to Evolution at The Cultch

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After taking the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm, and a wildly successful run off-Broadway, Vancouver actor and rapper Baba Brinkman returns to perform his unabridged production of The Rap Guide to Evolution at The Cultch at the end of this month. Brinkman combines the wit, poetry and charisma of a great rapper with the accuracy […]

Illuminares Lantern Festival 2013

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The 25th anniversary of the Illuminares Lantern Festival is happening this Saturday at Trout Lake and it will also be the last. Since 1988, the non-profit Public Dreams Society has hosted the festival (along with other events like the Parade of Lost Souls) but according to artistic director Matthew Bissett, it’s just no longer feasible. […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2013

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Car Free Day Vancouver is Sunday, June 16, 2013 with events on Main Street, Commercial Drive, in Kitsilano and the West End. These free festivals will feature live music, food, local vendors, and plenty of room to walk about with streets closed to car traffic. It’s also Father’s Day so it’s a great way to […]

Vancouver’s Waldorf Hotel is Closing

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Racing across my Twitter streams this afternoon was the news that the Waldorf Hotel in East Vancouver was closing its doors and soon a link to the official press release appeared: Rest In Peace @waldorfhotel. Thank you for an amazing 3 years as an arts and culture hub in our city ow.ly/gGdZU — Vancouver Is […]

Parade of Lost Souls Festival: Secret Souls Walk & Dance Party 2012

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The Parade of Lost Souls Festival is currently underway with the Secret Souls Walk and Dance Party rounding out the festivities on Saturday. Photo credit: Eyesplash & Tim Gage on Flickr Photo credit: PiscesDreamer & PiscesDreamer on Flickr This year’s Secret Souls Walk invites artists, performers and patrons to explore what the end of this […]