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Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz 2012

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2014 Tulips of the Valley Festival Info The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz is in full swing with more colours popping from millions of bulbs on Seabird Island. When I visited a few years ago, there were 30 different varieties growing along 40 acres of land. The festival’s website is updated daily with […]

BC Summer Games in Surrey: Torch Lighting Ceremony

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The 2012 BC Summer Games are coming to Surrey this summer. Close to three thousand athletes from around the province will compete in baseball, lacrosse, swimming, wrestling, athletics, basketball, golf, volleyball, and more at 15 venues around the city. To kick off the excitement for the Games, there will be a torch lighting ceremony at […]

Vancouver South African Film Festival 2012

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The 2nd annual Vancouver South African Film Festival is being held this weekend at Denman Cinemas in the West End. From April 20th until 22nd, films will be screened in order to raise funds for the Vancouver-based non-profit Education without Borders and also to broaden the public’s understanding and appreciation of South Africa’s rich and […]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Svengali

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The Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Svengali at the Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver this weekend. Choreographed by Mark Godden, the full-length production offer a balletic re-imagining of the George Du Maurier novel, Trilby. Photo credit: Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Flickr / RWB Svengali The dramatic story follows Svengali, a young man with hypnotic powers. […]

Jane’s Walk Vancouver 2012

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Jane’s Walk first took place in Toronto on May 5, 2007 and was lead by friends of Jane Jacobs. 27 free community walks were offered by volunteers that day and hundreds of people set out on foot to learn more about Toronto’s neighbourhoods. Photo: Clayton Perry Photoworks I first heard about Jane’s Walk in 2009, […]