Vancouver Pride Week kicks off Saturday July 23 and will finish off with the Pride Parade (one of North America’s largest). Drawing over half a million people to events, festivities, and the parade downtown each year, it’s one of the region’s most-anticipated celebrations. Vancouver Pride Week There’s much more to Pride Week than the Pride […]
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The skies broke open and showered the Lower Mainland with rain this morning and while that stopped the Whitecaps from playing their game at Empire Field, out in Surrey the Fusion Festival was a go. Each year dozens of pavilions line Holland Park and the tents – filled with cultural displays, merchandise, music, and food […]
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival will take over Jericho Beach this weekend with 3 days of performances on seven different stages. Photo credit: Canadian Veggie on Flickr Daily shows and workshops start around 10:00am and flow well into the evening with three stages of entertainment going strong through 10:00pm. Artists include Jim Bryson and the […]
As he was about to venture up the Grouse Grind with family visiting from out of town, I had a chat with Vancouver’s own Kyprios this morning. The Juno-nominated artist, who inadvertently wrote what became an anthem for Canucks fans this season, will be hitting the stage at Live at Squamish this August. Parent advisory: […]
A few months ago I signed on to sponsor Hats Off Day in Burnaby. I admit, when the Burnaby Heights Merchant Association approached me I had never previously heard of the event. What I soon found out is that it’s an annual highlight for many and whenever I would mention it in conversation, the responses […]
Hats Off Day is a community celebration along East Hastings where local merchants tip their hats to those who support their business. Photo credits: Burnaby Heights Merchants Association: Eric Lessman, Simone Callahan, Millie Kuyer Organized by the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association, it starts off with a parade and is followed by hours of activities, food, […]