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. […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Secret Lantern Society is hosting the 18th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival in communities around Vancouver tonight. The public, young and old, is invited to gather on the East Side, in Yaletown, on Granville Island, in Chinatown, and new this year – in South East False Creek. Each neighbourhood event starts off with a […]
Patrick Maliha is becoming the Patron Saint of Comedy in Vancouver. An award-winning on-air host, columnist and comedian, Patrick created the annual “People’s Champ of Comedy” comic search, hosted benefit showcases for charitable causes, and is one of the city’s biggest promoters of amateur and professional comedy. His latest event is the return of the […]