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The long summer is here! There are so many places to see and things to do: art gallery exhibitions, music festivals, theatrical productions, film screenings and cultural celebrations are just a sampling of the many events and festivals happening around town. Make the most of your summer, and I’ll see all of you in seven…

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Kids are out of school, the weather is getting warmer and there are plenty of events and festivals all over the Lower Mainland to check out. Bring the family to Canada Day festivities at Canada Place, listen to poetry in the park, try some food and drink at an outdoor carnival, and enjoy live musical,…

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Summer is finally here, so go out and enjoy what the city has to offer. There are plenty of events, both indoors and outdoors, for you to check out. From festivals and pop-up markets to art exhibitions and theatrical plays, there is something for everyone. Also, Father’s Day is on June 18, so why not…

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It’s June, and summer is right around the corner! The weather is warm and sunny, the smell of outdoor barbecues is in the air and there are plenty of indoor and outdoor festivals and events around the city. Attend a film fest, art exhibit, dance workshop and more! Here is a sample of the events…

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Well, it’s already May! This month has Victoria Day, Mother’s Day, African Cultural Week and Asian Heritage Month, among many others, which means there will be plenty of events and festivals to attend. Visit exhibits and roundtable discussions to stimulate your intellect, watch plays and musicals to excite your senses, and check out farmers markets…

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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…