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The Road to Canterbury

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It spun me back into Grade 11 English Lit mode but it was one fun ride. The Road to Canterbury is a modern twist on Chaucer’s Tales that takes place all across Queen Elizabeth Park this month. The play follows a small cast of Chaucer’s original gang including The Knight’s Tale, The Miller’s Tale, The […]

ZipCar's Low Car Diet Finale Party

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Last year I was introduced to ZipCar during National Digital Media Day and I’ve enjoyed my casual car options ever since. This summer ZipCar has taken 15 participants from each of their operating cities in North America and challenged them to a “Low Car Diet”. The Low-Car Dieters vowed to walk, bike, skate and Zip […]

Shine: A Burlesque Musical – Ticket Giveaway

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I once wrote a brief history of burlesque in Vancouver even though the form is still alive and kicking in this town. Such is evident in the opening of Shine: A Burlesque Musical at the Waterfront theatre on Granville Island. SHINE: A Burlesque Musical is a tassel-twirling original musical about an infamous burlesque theatre and […]

AirBand at Movies Under the Stars in Surrey

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Surrey’s Holland Park is the site of several free outdoor movies this summer. In conjunction with their screening of the Mamma Mia movie this Saturday, there will also be a special AirBand competition open to youth and children. Photo credit: apotheker on Flickr All kids, 16 and younger, can enter the Movies Under the Stars […]

Great Rides with Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and MEC Contest

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This summer the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and Mountain Equipment Co-op have been presenting the Great Rides bike series. Photo credit: chris5aw on Flickr The goal is to invite riders from across the Lower Mainland to take park in group rides and discover new routes and outing destinations along the way. According to the VACC, […]

Wednesday Morning Link Fest: Cooling Off

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Still recovering from the whirlwind trip to the tropics, I’ve rustled up a Link Fest this morning thanks to reader-submitted emails and messages. Photo credit: UGM on Flickr The stats are in and apparently Teens Don’t Tweet. Kind of a cool site along the lines of How Stuff Works, this is Difference Between and it […]