A New, Record-Breaking Suspension Bridge is opening in Whistler this Summer

whistler suspension bridge

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If you’ve already managed to face your fears while crossing Vancouver’s iconic Capilano Suspension Bridge and are looking for a new challenge, you’re in for a treat! This summer, a new 427-ft-long (130 metre) suspension bridge will be opening at the peak of Whistler Mountain.

This suspension bridge is located at an elevation of about 7,200 ft above sea level, making it one of the highest elevated suspension bridges in the world. Located a 2-hour drive away from Vancouver, it may be worth the day trip!

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A New, Record-Breaking Suspension Bridge is opening in Whistler this Summer

Special Deadpool screening to #SavetheRio

Our Crowdfunding Campaign is now complete! Thanks to all our Rio Fans we raised over 500K! As the

#SavetheRio is a fundraising campaign for the East Vancouver’s Rio Theatre. Since launching earlier this year, it has raised over $500k—”making it the highest funded campaign in the history of crowdfunding, for our industry,” according to Indiegogo.

But the theatre is still working on the full amount needed for a deposit—$3m. With the clock running, the independent theatre is hosting a number of fundraisers next week (June 24-26). They include a live podcast and special screenings of Deadpool, a documentary about the cult TV series Freaks and Geeks. See more below.

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Special Deadpool screening to #SavetheRio

Filming in Vancouver: Orlando Bloom, Riverdale, The Good Doctor, Supergirl, The Flash, and more

Orlando Bloom

Okay, so this is where things start to get really hectic.

A ginormous slew of TV series, which wrapped up last year or earlier this year, are now heading back to town to start filming their next season.

There’s everything in the mix that you can think of: dramas, sci-fi, superheroes, and more.

As if that’s not enough, two feature film productions are getting underway today as we speak.

Since we’ve got a lot to get through in this week’s roundup of what’s going in Vancouver’s screen scene, let’s get to it.

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Filming in Vancouver: Orlando Bloom, Riverdale, The Good Doctor, Supergirl, The Flash, and more

Broadway classic and beloved fairytale this summer at Theatre Under the Stars

Mallory Jame and Tré Cotten in TUTS’ Cinderella.

Want to enjoy some outdoor theatre this summer in Vancouver? This year’s Theatre Under the Stars shows are Cinderella and 42nd Street. The two shows alternate nights at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park beginning July 4 and running until Aug. 18. Find out more below.

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Broadway classic and beloved fairytale this summer at Theatre Under the Stars

Celebrate Canada Day at the 2nd Annual Drumming Celebration

Celebrate Canada’s birthday and cultural diversity in the country we call home at the Canada Day Drumming Celebration, a free, family-friendly event that will take place in Vancouver’s Creekside Park on July 1st from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Canada Day at the 2nd Annual Drumming Celebration

Contest: Win a FREE ticket to CTAConf 2018 in Vancouver

In partnership with Unbounce, we’re excited to offer the chance to win a ticket to the Call to Action Conference in Vancouver. The prize includes one ticket to CTAConf, $500 towards your travel expenses to Vancouver, and a “Destination Experience Pass” that gives you free access to many attractions. All you have to do is click here to tweet!

The contest period runs until June 28th at 11:59pm PT and one entry per person is counted. Continue reading for a marketer’s guide to Vancouver for the Call to Action Conference. (Open to legal residents of the US & Canada, excluding Quebec and British Columbia.)

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Contest: Win a FREE ticket to CTAConf 2018 in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival Marks A Decade of Provocative and Innovative Programming

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For its tenth year, the Queer Arts Festival (QAF) will be a showcasing an array of multidisciplinary artists who offer complex, nuanced, and boundary-challenging work meant to incite conversation.

This year’s QAF will feature performance, panels, curated exhibitions, and parties that will be sure to engage attendees in new avenues of thought and artistic creation.

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Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival Marks A Decade of Provocative and Innovative Programming