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The Spring of 2020 has definitely been a spring for the history books. Arts and culture has taken a backseat to ensure the health and safety of patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after almost three months of lockdown, the Government of B.C. will implement Phase Two of their Restart Plan to re-open museums, art…

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Can you believe we’ve been social distancing for two months now? Places and venues around Metro Vancouver are slowly adjusting to our physical absence and are hosting some of their events and resources online, publishing their curated resources digitally or hosting live events via video conferencing platforms like Zoom and BlueJeans. Check out the digital…

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Hi everyone! I know the weather has been nice lately, but we definitely have to maintain our social distance to keep the spread of the coronavirus at bay. Keep safe everyone and stay the course! As mentioned in prior calendars, events and festivals around the city have been cancelled to follow the directives of the…

Cultural Calendar

Hello everyone, I hope you and your family are safe at home during this unprecedented global health crisis. Events and festivals around town have been cancelled to follow the directives of the B.C. Office of the Provincial Health Officer and maintain social distancing. So to continue with stay-at-home themes, I’ve compiled a small list of…

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My friends, I hope you’re staying safe amid the COVID-19 global pandemic that has been sweeping the world. This is the first Cultural Calendar that I can’t recommend you “go and check out some of the festivals and events happening around town,” because many events and social gatherings have been postponed or cancelled in order…

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In his book Great Expectations, Charles Dickens wrote that a March day was “when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” That dichotomy really encapsulates the spring season – at times warm and sunny, and other times cold and rainy; hopefully, this…

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Are you done with the cold weather? I sure am. The spring season is right around the corner and though I loathe to swap a cold weather season for an allergy season, I could use some more sun and warmth right about now. If you’re like me and have been hibernating all winter, hopefully one…

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Welcome to February – one month down in the new year, 11 more to go! Some of the events happening this month include Family Day, Valentine’s Day and Black History Month! Celebrate them with your friends, family and loved ones by exploring the many dancing performances, roundtables, film fests, theatrical plays and operas happening throughout…

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Brrr! I hope everyone was warm and safe during the snowfall we had earlier this month. Hopefully, the weather will be warmer as we celebrate the Lunar New Year, happening on Jan. 25. Usher in the Year of the Rat by attending some of the many events and festivals happening around Metro Vancouver! Other than…

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Welcome to 2020, a brand new year – but is it also a brand new decade? There are two schools of thought on the matter: some people think a new decade starts in 2020, others think it starts in 2021. Canada’s National Research Council argues that because there is no year zero in the Gregorian…

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Here we are friends – the last Cultural Calendar of 2019 and the 2010s decade. Close out the decade in style with a little holiday cheer. From seasonal music, dance and theatre to Christmas festivals and New Year celebrations, it will be a cold but lively winter in Vancouver. Have a happy new year everyone.…

Cultural Calendar

This is the penultimate cultural calendar for 2019 and for the 2010s decade – get ready to close out the year and the decade in style! From theatre and musical performances to the many Christmas festivals and markets happening, there are plenty of events to check out around town. * * * The Father: A…

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In 1919, the first Remembrance Day (then called Armistice Day) was observed throughout the British Empire, of which Canada was then a part. It commemorated the anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. One hundred years since, the day has been used to honour Canadians who served in the armed forces risking…