Archive of posts tagged "events"

The Blue Dragon at SFU Contemporary Arts Woodwards

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Last April it was announced that the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad‘s crown jewel performance would be Robert Lapage’s The Blue Dragon. Premiering at SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s the visually stunning play will run until February 27th. John and I had the chance to see it on opening weekend and it turned out to be […]

Vancouver 2010 Provincial Theme Days

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Nova Scotia handed out scarves, Alberta decked out downtown in Calgary Stampede hats, and the Northwest Territories served up tea and bannock at Canada’s Northern House. Every day during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics a province or territory is featured. I’m a bit late to post this list but so that you can enjoy all the […]

Vancouver 2010 Alberta Day

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I’ve missed BC Day, Quebec Day and yesterday’s Nova Scotia Day but I’ll make up for it now by profiling Alberta Day at the Olympics (perhaps even to honor Iginla’s stellar performance on the ice last night). Photo by Chris Bolin for The Calgary Stampede Calgary Stampede Royalty, Harry the Horse, Olympic Mascots Every day […]

Vancouver 2010 Decentralized Dance Party

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This evening an organized roaming dance party planned by the folks at the Decentralized Dance Party service took to the streets in jubilant celebration of Canada. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr This organized flash mob dance party started at 6:00pm at the Roundhouse in Yaletown and will roam around Vancouver with boom-boxes and Canadian […]

Vancouver 2010 BC Canada Pavilion at the VAG

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Outside the public can enjoy skating, concerts, and the zipline for free as a part of the BC You Gotta Be Here campaign. However inside the Vancouver Art Gallery you can enjoy all that the official British Columbia Canada Pavilion has to offer. Throughout the Games, admission to the Vancouver Art Gallery will be free […]