12 Spots to watch the Celebration of Light in Vancouver

photo: Colin Knowles / Flickr

photo: Colin Knowles / Flickr

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Vancouver is never more alive than it is during the summer, and the yearly-anticipated Celebration of Light plays a big part in bringing some of that lively magic to the city! The fireworks show takes place every July in Vancouver over 3 nights and these are some of the best viewing points to experience the fun whether it’s on your own, with your partner, or in the company of family and friends!

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12 Spots to watch the Celebration of Light in Vancouver

This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver

photo: Spencer Finlay / Flickr

photo: Spencer Finlay / Flickr

Check out this week’s top 5 Instagram photos!

The photographers who have snapped these gorgeous shots have either tagged us, or have included the #veryvancouver hashtag in their caption.

Follow us on Instagram, tag us in your next snap, and you may just see your picture featured here.

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This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver

Vancouver Stars in Brand-New Discovery Network Series “DRONED”

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Ready to delve into the world of drones?

On July 29, tune into Discovery Communications’ Science Network to see stunning Vancouver from a high-flying perspective. The city stars in an episode of brand-new series DRONED, which follows a Florida-based drone customization business as they use drone technology in some of the world’s most scenic cities in Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the U.S.

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Vancouver Stars in Brand-New Discovery Network Series “DRONED”

Vancouver’s Alternative Pride Adds Even More Diversity and Inclusivity to Pride Week

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Image Courtesy of Vancouver Art and Leisure

By Kendell Yan

Queers, straights, and allies rejoice! Vancouver Pride week is about to experience an expansion of the festivities offered in the city by a team of over 100 artists working to make this season as inclusive as ever with the Alternative Pride Festival.

The four-day festival is being run by Vancouver Art and Leisure (VAL), a radical artist-run organization which advocates for cultural agency through non-discriminatory events that enrich the cultural in non-traditional spaces.

“At Alternative Pride you can be yourself,” states creative director Matt Troy. “We foster an environment free from prejudice where people from all walks of life can be proud of who we are.”

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Vancouver’s Alternative Pride Adds Even More Diversity and Inclusivity to Pride Week

Vancouver Screen Scene: From The Arrangement and iZombie to Chesapeake Shores and Okja

Jake Gylenhaal is in town to shoot Boon Jong Ho's Okja

Jake Gylenhaal is starring in Boon Jong Ho’s Okja, which is starting its Vancouver shoot.

In this week’s roundup of what’s shooting in Hollywood North, we have a collection of four TV series kicking off today, three productions leaving town, and a Netflix movie, by a renowned South Korean director, starting the Vancouver leg of its production.

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Vancouver Screen Scene: From The Arrangement and iZombie to Chesapeake Shores and Okja

11 Places in Vancouver To Re-Charge

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populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

There are few things that make you feel more lifeless than losing touch with the world by running out of juice…and we don’t mean orange. Apps, photo taking and messaging take up so much of our cell phone’s battery, so we created a list (mostly for us, but we’ll share it with you too) of places you can go to get your charge on and get back to the land of the living.

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11 Places in Vancouver To Re-Charge

This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver

photo: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC / Flickr

photo: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC / Flickr

Check out this week’s top 5 Instagram photos!

The photographers who have snapped these gorgeous shots have either tagged us, or have included the #veryvancouver hashtag in their caption.

Follow us on Instagram, tag us in your next snap, and you may just see your picture featured here.

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This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver