Archive of posts tagged "events"

Link Fest: Holiday Event Warmup

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite the soggy grey blanket of November rain, the City of Vancouver has come alive with events and activities. Making our way past American Thanksgiving and sliding into December, here is this week’s Link Fest of events to check out around town. Photo credit: sashafatcat on Flickr The West End Community Centre is hosting its […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]

Vancouver Archival Films at Vancity Theatre

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver Archives are opening up their film vault this Sunday with a historic showcase of some fascinating moments in our City’s history. Where: Vancity Theatre (Vancouver International Film Centre on Seymour) When: Sunday, November 29th at 2:00pm Tickets: $8 and available online in advance The footage (different to the spot featured above) […]

Link Fest: End of November Events

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City is hopping as high winds gust through what’s left of the leaves on the oak-lined streets. Even though I’m currently sitting in the Marriott in Zurich overlooking the Limmat River I’m missing out on a lot back home. Luckily, I have saved up a big stack of emails so I can unleash this […]

National Yoga Challenge with Yoga4Kidz

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: kharied This weekend the National Yoga Challenge will take place at the Olympic Oval in Richmond and the Yoga Sanctuary in Toronto. This 3rd annual event will run November 20th until the 22nd to support UNICEF’s Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS campaign. The National Yoga Challenge is presented by Yoga4Kidz as it […]

Reza Peyk Comedy Showcase Giveaway

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: hiddedevries Thanks to people like Patrick Maliha and Art Factora I have discovered the glowing community that is the Vancouver comedy scene. I have only scratched the surface but have seen enough to know you’re going to have a good time when you see live comedy in this town. Art Factora recently gave […]