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KISS Army Depot in Vancouver

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There’s always a pop-up store opening up in Vancouver for a season but there’s never been one with as much rock and roll clout as this. Legendary rockers KISS are celebrating the release of their studio album Monster with a month-long Canadian tour and the opening of three KISS Army Depot pop-up shops across the […]

Tour The Orpheum This Summer

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The BC Entertainment Hall of Fame is giving you the chance to tour The Orpheum Theatre this summer. Take a 90-minute guided walk around the “Grand Old Lady of Granville Street” and learn about all of the city and entertainment history it contains (and maybe a ghost story or two). 1946: The Orpheum on Granville. […]

Vancouver History: Capitol Theatre

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It was in March of 1921 that the Capitol Theatre opened at 820 Granville. The movie palace was massive for its time (the silent movie era) with 2,500 seats. It had a grand marquee and it’s where legendary theatre manager Ivan Ackery got his start in the business as an usher. 1926 – Archives Item: […]

Street Eats and Beats Under the Bridge

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Granville Island’s Winteruption returns for the eighth year February 22nd through February 24th, 2013 bringing a festival of entertainment and culture to the isle famous for its theatres, art, and market. On top of the Vive Vendredi! celebration of all things Francophone, Coastal Jazz at Performance works all week long, and the Kids Zone, you’ll […]

Roxy Vancouver Love Affair Contest

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The Roxy, in my opinion, is a right of passage in Vancouver. Watching upcoming bands compete in a radio station contest, spotting hockey players, and dancing to the house band like no one’s watching although 10 people are pressed against you because this song is just rockin’. Birthday parties, bachelor parties, a special event or […]