Canada in a Day: Help Out with CTV’s 150th Documentary

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In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, CTV/Bell Media have teamed up with award-winning filmmaker Trish Dolman to shoot a crowdsourced film created entirely by Canadians. Canada in a Day will encapsulate the ordinary and extraordinary events taking place in the lives of Canadians – think of it as a visual time capsule of what life is like in Canada in 2016. The documentary will be released in summer 2017, and we need your help spreading the word.

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Canada in a Day: Help Out with CTV’s 150th Documentary

Vancouver’s New Monthly Drag Event, B-Roll, Gender-Bends TV and Movie Classics

B-Roll Kill Bill

By Kendell Yan

Alright Vancouver, get ready to wiggle your big toe because The Bride is coming to town and she’s got a serious bloodlust for revenge in a six-inch heel! The inaugural B-Roll show will see Kill Bill reimagined by local drag queens who know how to shanté down that fabulous and crooked line of vengeance.

B-Roll is Vancouver’s newest monthly drag show at the historic Penthouse nightclub on Seymour street. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s New Monthly Drag Event, B-Roll, Gender-Bends TV and Movie Classics

Vancouver Screen Scene: From Imaginary Mary and Death Note to Everything, Everything

Vancouver-born Mackenzie Davis will star in Tully.

Vancouver-born Mackenzie Davis will star in Tully.

This week’s roundup of what’s shooting in Vancouver includes several big productions wrapping up, some TV series kicking off, and some film projects soon to come to town.

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Vancouver Screen Scene: From Imaginary Mary and Death Note to Everything, Everything

Cheap Date Night Idea: 2016 PNE Free Summer Concert Series

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The PNE opened up its gates for the festival of the summer this weekend, and we’ve already been treated to a few days of fun. One of the highlights of the PNE has got to be the free summer concerts that are held every night at 8:30pm.

It’s a unique venue and a unique opportunity to watch some of your favourite bands perform for free with fair gate admission ($17 at the gate or $13 online)! Without having to pay the cost of a concert ticket, you’ll have even more extra cash on hand to buy a couple extra bags of delicious mini donuts!

This year’s lineup for the 2016 PNE Summer Concert Series lineup includes:

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Cheap Date Night Idea: 2016 PNE Free Summer Concert Series

Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s Long Table Dinner Series

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Located adjacent to Vancouver’s Stanley Park along picturesque Coal Harbour, The Westin Bayshore has two more Long Table Dinners in the series, so grab your tickets fast to get in on the last of the summer bounty – and the pleasure of dining outdoors. Continue reading:
Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s Long Table Dinner Series

Vancouver’s Garlic Festival Celebrates the “Stinking Rose”

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Pack a few extra breath mints in your bag because this weekend, a celebration of the “stinking rose” will occur in Richmond for the 8th Annual Vancouver Garlic Festival this Sunday, August 21.

This year, the festival will take place on the Sharing Farm at the Terra Nova Rural Park in Richmond, BC. Highlights include family friendly fare, a garlic market, live music, cooking demonstrations, and a kid’s zone.

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Vancouver’s Garlic Festival Celebrates the “Stinking Rose”

Biko App Offers Rewards and Helps Vancouver Become the Greenest City By 2020

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New mobile application Biko is on a mission to pay Vancouver cyclists by turning kilometres biked into rewards earned from local businesses. By downloading the free app on their smartphones, users can earn a digital coin called “biko” for every kilometre they pedal. Bikos can then be exchanged for goods and services from participating businesses or donated as cash to the user’s charity of choice.

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Biko App Offers Rewards and Helps Vancouver Become the Greenest City By 2020