The Urban Tea Merchant Pops Up at Nordstrom Vancouver

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Just in time for sweater weather, The Urban Tea Merchant has opened a temporary boutique in Nordstrom Pacific Centre. Fans of the luxury TWG Tea line will be delighted to shop the collection. on the department stores’ third floor, until the end of October. Continue reading:
The Urban Tea Merchant Pops Up at Nordstrom Vancouver

Culture Days 2016: Here’s What Vancouver Civic Theatres Has in Store, Sep 30 – Oct 2

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In celebration of Culture Days, a 3 day-long annual collaborative pan-Canadian movement from Sept. 30- Oct. 2 to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities, Vancouver Civic Theatres is hosting three free and fun events.

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Culture Days 2016: Here’s What Vancouver Civic Theatres Has in Store, Sep 30 – Oct 2

Zombies, Verhoeven, and more highlights from TIFF at Vancouver International Film Festival

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Isabelle Huppert starts in Elle, an unconventional rape-revenge movie from director Paul Verhoeven.

Among the many films coming to this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (Sept 29-Oct 14) are a number that recently won accolades at the Toronto International Film Festival. Among the highlights are a claustrophobic domestic drama, an unconventional rape-revenge movie from the director of Showgirls, and Shia LaBeouf.

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Zombies, Verhoeven, and more highlights from TIFF at Vancouver International Film Festival

Denim Vest: A Sweaty Queer Dance Party for the People, Oct. 1

Denim Vest: Femme Edition / Image by Tiare Lani Kela Jung

Denim Vest: Femme Edition / Image by Tiare Lani Kela Jung

By Casey Stepaniuk

When I first heard about Denim Vest, I was ridiculously excited; I mean, what doesn’t sound awesome about a self-described sweaty queer dance party? It turns out it’s one of those events that’s even better than it sounds.

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Denim Vest: A Sweaty Queer Dance Party for the People, Oct. 1

Cycling False Creek – Endless Activities and Spectacular Views

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Lunch Break while cycling False Creek Photo: Rob Weiss

Last week I took to the waters to explore False Creek from the cockpit of my kayak.  As I paddled along I couldn’t help but notice the level of activity on the seawall as cyclists of all shapes and sizes pedalled their way along this protected, dedicated bike path.  I thought it would be interesting to return to the area, retrace the route on my bicycle and check out the views from a cyclist’s lens.

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Cycling False Creek – Endless Activities and Spectacular Views

Vancouver Screen Scene: Greg Poehler, Tatiana Maslany, and the Vancouver International Film Festival

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Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany is one of the many film industry speakers at the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival.

This week’s roundup of what’s shooting in Vancouver concentrates on TV series. But there’ll also be a number of appearances by filmmakers at the Vancouver International Film Festival to take note of too.

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Vancouver Screen Scene: Greg Poehler, Tatiana Maslany, and the Vancouver International Film Festival

A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 2 – Job Dropping

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Photo: fineartamerica.com

Hello Vancouver! My name is Britanny, and I’m a Vancouver newbie. I’m from Canmore, Alberta, I went to university in Calgary, after that I moved to Montreal, and now I’ve landed here in Vancouver. Though I’m a fresh Vancouverite, I’ve already come to adore this city and I’m proud that I now get to call it home. Follow me and my column, New-B, as I get to know Vancouver and, inevitably, fall in love with it.

Throughout my travels I’ve come across a whole lot of people who just can’t wait to tell me what they do for a living. By this I do not mean they are so passionate that they just want to share. What I mean is that they want to rattle off their verbal resumes to seem impressive in social situations whenever possible. Continue reading:
A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 2 – Job Dropping