Archive of posts tagged "ubc"

Vancouver Icons: School of Theology Building at UBC

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The title of this post is misleading. First, the Vancouver School of Theology (“VST”) has just sold their iconic building to UBC’s School of Economics. Second, UBC is not technically in the City of Vancouver. Details aside, the VST’s grand Iona Building is a UBC staple and is frequently used in local film and television […]

The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico

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The Museum of Anthropology at UBC recently opened a new exhibition, The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico, 1926-2011. On until March next year, The Marvellous Real features 55 artworks that capture the idea of the “marvellous real”, a term coined by Cuban writer and ethno-musicologist, Alejo Carpentier (1904 – 1980). The term is used to […]

West End Fest, Wesbrook Village Festival, Fleetwood Family Festival

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There will be no lack of events happening this weekend and whether you’ll be in Surrey, in the West End, or out at UBC you’ll be able to join in on some festival fun. The West End Fest, Wesbrook Village Festival, and Fleetwood Family Festival are all family-oriented and each will have their own bouncy […]

Museum of Anthropology: Paradise Lost

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The Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) at UBC quickly became one of my favourite places in Metro Vancouver after school field trip visits when I was younger. The history and artwork, the in-depth look at Northwest Coast culture, and the various galleries make the MOA an enchanting place for a visitor of any age. Their latest […]

Outstanding in the Field at UBC Farm

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Photo: Michelle Kim for Miss604 Ever since I attended the magical Araxi Longtable event at the breathtaking North Arm Farm in Pemberton back in 2011, I’ve been obsessed with the concept of farm dinners — where people sit down at table that stretches as long as a length of an Olympic swimming pool and communally […]

Outstanding in the Field UBC Farm & Pemberton

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Outstanding in the Field is returning to BC this year with events at UBC Farm and in Pemberton. This international dining series hosts a long table dinner in the middle of land that is used to supply ingredients for the meal, making for a truly farm-to-fork experience. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Outstanding in […]