Archive of posts tagged "events"

BarCamp Vancouver 2009

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year again… it’s time for BarCamp. BarCamp actually has nothing to do with an actual “Bar” per se. It’s a social media, social networking, and open-format technology unconference. If you’ve become familiar with the Northern Voice Conference, it’s similar but on a smaller scale. For a full description of BarCamp and […]

West End Dog Show 2009

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We know Vancouver is one dog-crazy city. We have doggy bakeries, doggy spas, doggy beaches and plenty of doggy bags (in various forms). Turns out, we also have our own dog show as well. Photo credit: Hernán Maglione on Flickr What: The 2nd Annual West End Dog Show Where: Nelson Park, 1030 Bute Street When: […]

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

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]