Archive of posts tagged "halloween"

Chip Coffey at the Hotel Vancouver

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Psychic and medium Chip Coffey, known most recently for his consulting on A&E’s Paranormal State, will be coming to town today to seek out the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver‘s “Lady in Red”. Photo credit: ctankcycles on Flickr Back in the 1940s, a lady by the name of Jennie Pearl Cox was a regular at the Fairmont […]

Fright Nights at Playland 2010 Car-n-Evil

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Playland’s Fright Nights featuring ghoulish characters, haunting music, and their classic amusement park rides are back again this year with a new theme: Car-n-Evil. If you’re like me and clowns scare you enough already, this will definitely get your heart pumping. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr For 2010 Fright Nights will have the wooden […]

The Great Big Boo in Metro Vancouver, Win Tickets

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The last time I spoke with Patrick Roberge it was regarding his production of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games. Changing the pace a little bit, his company Patrick Roberge Productions (PRP) is now presenting the The Great Big Boo across Metro Vancouver. The Great Big Boo “Halloween is a children’s holiday,” […]

Stanley Park Ghost Train for Halloween 2010

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The Stanley Park miniature railway is hosting its annual Ghost Train and this year’s theme is Alice in Nightmareland. Last night we had a sneak peak at the train ride, haunted farmyard, ghoulish concession and monstrous face painting hi-jinx. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Mortal Coil Performance Society […]

Thrill The World Vancouver 2010

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The annual Thrill The World Thriller dance recreation by local zombies is taking play October 23rd. The Vancouver event (that is timed to coincide with other dances around the world) will take place at 4:00pm that day. Vancouverites can practice their Thriller moves this Saturday, October 2nd at the Roundhouse. Other rehearsal dates are October […]

Vancouver Halloween Tips for Tots

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A few years ago those “You know you’re from Canada when…” and “You know you’re from Vancouver when…” lists were forwarded from inbox to inbox and have now settled in nicely as Facebook pages for the masses to read and chuckle to themselves, “hehe, it’s funny because it’s true.” One item that was always on […]