Never mind La La Land, Frankenstein Created Bikers is coming to Vancouver!

Vancouver actor Tristan Risk in Frankenstein Created Bikers.

Film fans are getting excited about February 26.

Sure, that’s the date we’ll find out by how much the musical La La Land cleans up at the 89th Academy Awards. But it’s also the day that Vancouver gets to see Frankenstein Created Bikers.

Described by screenanarchy.com as a “love letter to exploitation films carved into a bullet -and sent skyrocketing into the air after several beers on the Fourth of July at a biker rally,” the 2016 film is screening as part of the Third Annual Badass Film Festival at the Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway, near Commercial). In all, the one-day festival is screening three full-length movies as well as over 20 short films, and includes an awards ceremony, trailers and live performances.

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Never mind La La Land, Frankenstein Created Bikers is coming to Vancouver!

Kids In Vancouver: Best Places To Snap Photos In The Snow

Snowman at Sunset Beach | Photo: Norm Lee (Flickr)

Do you want to build a snowman? Well if you do, you’d better hurry! For the first time in 20 years, Vancouver has been blanketed in snow for an extended period of time, but the fluffy white stuff is about to see its final days. If you’re looking to create your own Olaf, or simply  snap a stunning photo in the snow before Spring arrives, here are some close-to-downtown spots on Vancouver’s North Shore where you can do just that.

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Kids In Vancouver: Best Places To Snap Photos In The Snow

Filming in Vancouver: Liam Neeson, new TV pilots, and Joshua Sasse and Kylie Minogue no more?

You better not get in Liam Neeson’s way in Vancouver because he’s out for revenge in his new film Hard Powder.

In this week’s roundup of Vancouver-shot productions, we have a few new project announcements to go over. There’s a Holllywood revenge thriller, and three new TV pilots including a man-made disaster drama, a sci-fi refugee drama, and a female cop comedy.

Plus, there’s some news about a Brit actor, who was shooting in town, splitting up with his Australian pop star fiancée.

Intrigued? Read on.

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Filming in Vancouver: Liam Neeson, new TV pilots, and Joshua Sasse and Kylie Minogue no more?

The 46th Annual BC Home + Garden Show Comes to Vancouver (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

This month, real advice, real inspiration, and real experts are set to arrive at the 46th annual BC Home + Garden Show, from February 22-26, 2017. The always popular home and garden show is the most trusted resource for every home improvement project, and today, Marketplace Events is officially announcing its list of must-see attractions at this year’s show. Featuring more than 425 trusted brands and local companies, and appearances from the industry’s biggest names, including HGTV’s Bryan Baeumler, Carson Arthur and Mike Holmes Jr., the 46th annual show promises to be the best one yet.

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The 46th Annual BC Home + Garden Show Comes to Vancouver (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Vancouver

Grouse mountain light walk 2016

Image courtesy of Grouse Mountain

Valentine’s Day always tends to sneak up on you, especially when it falls on the Tuesday after a long weekend. Luckily, there are quite a few activities around town to offer up a unique, fun date idea without requiring reservations that should have been made months ago.

Below you’ll find five date night ideas that are great for a Valentine’s Day surprise or just for a fun night on the town any other day of the year. Great for the adventurous, the food-inclined, or the fit-couple, check out these ideas below!

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Vancouver

New musical celebrates iconic West End eatery

The Elbow Room Café: The Musical

The Elbow Room Café: The Musical runs March 1-12 at the Historic Theatre at the Cultch. Emily Cooper photo.

“Refill your own water & don’t bring kids as explicit language is encouraged,” reads one Yelp review for a popular Vancouver restaurant.

Another Yelp reviewer writes, “The food is quite good, the attitude is nasty and fun. If you can’t take a joke them stay away from here… This is the only restaurant I know that should be rated X for adults only. Definitely leave the kids at home.”

Many locals – or at least, residents of Vancouver’s West End – will by now already have recognized the eatery in question: the ever-popular Elbow Room Café. Well, now the iconic restaurant is getting its own musical. And it sounds as though it’s going to be even more fun than a hungover Sunday morning brunch.

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New musical celebrates iconic West End eatery

Gastown Cabaret Presents Babes for Days, Feb. 14

Whether you’ve fallen for someone, your cat, or yourself, Gastown Cabaret will enhance the romance for Valentine’s Day! On Tuesday, February 14th party planner Sparkle Plenty will be celebrating love in all it’s dynamic forms for an amorous edition of Gastown Cabaret – Babes for Days.

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Gastown Cabaret Presents Babes for Days, Feb. 14