Calling All Shopaholics: The Army & Navy Legendary Shoe Sale is Back!

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It’s back! The Army & Navy Legendary Shoe Sale opens on Wednesday, April 30th. Canada’s largest shoe sale will feature thousands of women’s shoes at up to 90% off. This year, you’ll be able to find shoes from DKNY, Pour La Victoire, Steve Madden, Marc Fisher, Calvin Klein, Charles David, Kelsi Dagger, and Enzo Angiolini. With every pair of shoes priced at $40 or under, you won’t want to miss out.

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Calling All Shopaholics: The Army & Navy Legendary Shoe Sale is Back!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Here’s to another beautiful spring weekend!  Earth Day celebrations, live music, LEGO block parties (for the kids)… Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Gypsy Jazz Fest Coming to Vancouver

Django_Reinhardt_(Gottlieb_07301)Ready to get down to some gypsy jazz?

The annual April in Paris festival comes to Vancouver’s St. James Hall, April 25-April 27, celebrating the unmistakeable rhythms and energy of gypsy jazz.  Pioneered in 1930s’ France by the likes of guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli, the distinctive music combines a dark, chromatic style typical of traditional “gypsy” music with the swing and virtuosity of jazz.   Continue reading:
Gypsy Jazz Fest Coming to Vancouver

The Vancouver Tattoo & Culture Show Will be Buzzing this Weekend

Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show 2014

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The 6th Annual Tattoo and Cultural Show is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre this weekend from April 25-27, and it’s going to get colourful! Tattoos used to be for outlaws and bikers, but now that the art form has moved into the mainstream, people from all walks of life are getting together to put something permanent on their skin.

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The Vancouver Tattoo & Culture Show Will be Buzzing this Weekend

For the love of a pony: A Brony Tale one of this year’s DOXA highlights

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A Brony Tale closes this year’s DOXA documentary film festival. Image courtesy DOXA.

As the go-to location for cable SF and fantasy series, Vancouver has a lot of ties to pop culture. But one of the more lesser known facets of the city is its ties to brony culture - that is, adult male fans of the animated children’s show, My Little Pony.

In A Brony Tale, which screens at this years DOXA Documentary Film Festival, you’ll find out more than you’d ever wanted to know about this subculture. But if bronies aren’t your scene – or even if they are – there’s still plenty of other fare to tickle your fancy at this year’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival (May 2-11).

All told, there are more than 90 films and 78 screenings at this year’s DOXA. Here are some of the films we think look particularly illuminating, crowd-pleasing, inspiring or just plain weird.

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For the love of a pony: A Brony Tale one of this year’s DOXA highlights