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

Image from PROX:IMITY RE:MIX with MACHiNENOiSY (June 25-26, 2018)

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

Local choreographers strut their (new) stuff at 12 Minutes Max this Friday

Sujit Vaidya. Chris Randle photo.

12 Minutes Max showcases five eclectic dance works by some of Vancouver’s most exciting and innovative up-and-coming choreographers.

First launched in Vancouver in 1994, the showcase supports the development of new works throughout the season. The 42nd edition takes place June 15, beginning at 8 p.m. See below for more info on what to expect from this exciting dance showcase at Scotiabank Dance Centre (677 Davie St.).

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Local choreographers strut their (new) stuff at 12 Minutes Max this Friday

Renowned Executive Chef Ned Bell Joins “Dinner in the Sky Canada” Experience

WESTCOAST Sightseeing has announced that renowned Executive Chef Ned Bell will be joining their team as Chef Ambassador for Dinner in the Sky Canada. Chef Ned Bell will help to create an exceptional menu of delicious, locally inspired food and drinks for this unique elevated dining experience. From June 23 through July 29, Dinner in the Sky North Vancouver will be presenting fabulous brunch, lunch and dinner offerings from its scenic location at 415 West Esplanade.

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Renowned Executive Chef Ned Bell Joins “Dinner in the Sky Canada” Experience

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

For yourself or for the fathers in your life, there is a lot of fun to be had this weekend. The Queer Arts Festival opens, there’s free family events at the Bill Reid Gallery, symphony, comedy, football, drag, burlesque, a car show, and behind-the-scenes tours of the Commodore Ballroom.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Celebrate Soul, Motown, and Drag with a Cause at Sweet Bubbling Nights in Vancouver

By Kendell Yan

In a rousing evening of fabulous music, live entertainment, drag, and a silent auction, Soulful Productions’ Sweet Bubbling Nights brings 23 of the city’s most iconic musical talents, drag queens, and dancers together at the Vancouver Playhouse for a worthy cause. In memorial of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in 2016, the night will raise funds and bring attention to a worthy cause for LGBTI2+ youth around the globe. Continue reading:
Celebrate Soul, Motown, and Drag with a Cause at Sweet Bubbling Nights in Vancouver