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Spring is in full bloom, and there is no excuse not to go out, enjoy the weather and check out the many events and festivals happening in Vancouver. From art installations, theatrical plays, musicals and dancing to roundtables, workshops and holiday festivals, there’s something for everyone. * * * Carol Sawyer’s “I attempt from love’s…

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I hope everyone is enjoying their April so far. With the flowers and trees in bloom, the weather getting warmer and the long Easter weekend, there is much to see and do outside in Vancouver. But of course, there are plenty of indoor events to keep you busy: theatre plays, music festivals and orchestras, art…

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Spring is here! If you’re like me, you may need to stock up on allergy medicine. Otherwise, it’s a great time of the year, with warmer weather, sunnier days and, of course, plenty of dances, film fests, theatre, roundtables and other festivals and events happening around town. Oh, and be sure to enjoy and take…

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Take out your four-leaf clovers, put on your green suit and celebrate with the Irish! There will be many Celtic-themed concerts, events and festivities happening in downtown Vancouver leading up to St. Patrick’s Day. Also happening this month, International Women’s Day and the vernal equinox, signifying the first official day of spring. So go out,…

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Leave our snowy weather behind as March is fast approaching and spring is right around the corner! There’s no time to waste: there are plenty of film festivals, theatre plays, musical performances, informative lectures, roundtables and panels to check out around town. Whether you’re looking for something festive and light or intellectual and profound, Vancouver’s…

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Love is in the air! Celebrate Family Day and Valentine’s Day with your loved ones this month. Take your children to arts and crafts festivals to unleash their inner creativity. Take your special someone on a dinner cruise, to a fancy restaurant or to a burlesque show to enhance and spice up your relationship. And…

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Happy Lunar New Year everyone! Usher in the Year of the Rooster by celebrating with friends and family at the many Lunar Fest events happening around the city. And of course, there are plenty of other festivals, theatre shows, musical performances, roundtable discussions, social justice events, art exhibits and more to check out this month.…

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Welcome to 2017! I hope all of you had a great holiday season, and I wish all the best to everyone for a prosperous year! Start off the new year right by checking out the many festivals, exhibitions, talks, plays and expos throughout the Lower Mainland this month. Check out French Canadian culture at Fort…

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The holiday season is here and the city’s festive atmosphere is in full swing. Check out the many (warm and indoor!) live theatre performances happening this month, as well as the numerous festivals, fairs, exhibits and celebrations happening around town. Have an amazing holiday season and a great New Year’s Eve everyone – see you…

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The Christmas season is in the air as we close in on December. Time to get your holiday shopping done at the many Christmas markets throughout the city. As always, there are film fests, live performances, technology lectures, holiday markets and many other events and festivals happening around town. Here are few to check out…

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Compared to the early autumn months of September and October with its fresh falling leaves and crisp air, November feels like a gloomy month. Halloween is over, Christmas is still a month away, the fallen leaves are soggy, the days are rainier, the trees are barer and the atmosphere is solemn. But there’s much to…

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Boo! There are plenty of Halloween-themed events, parties and festivals happening throughout the Lower Mainland this month. But if you’re not into the spooky season, not to worry, there are many other cultural events to attend, from art openings to musical concerts, film festivals, evening conversations and more. Have a safe and happy Halloween everyone!…

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! There is indeed much to be thankful for in this diverse city, with plenty of events, festivals, conferences, talks, shows and exhibits happening this month. Plus, Halloween is coming soon, so why not check out some of the city’s costume shops and wear your favourite cosplay outfit to…