Vancouver Mural Festival 2018 Expands With an Outdoor Concert

The Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF), the city’s largest annual free public art celebration, kicks off August 6th and will end with an outdoor concert on August 11th. New this year, from 6 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m., Live Nation Canada will host an outdoor concert at Jonathan Rogers Park in Mount Pleasant. The family-friendly “Celebration” concert will feature both local artists and international talent (a lineup hasn’t been released at this time).

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Vancouver Mural Festival 2018 Expands With an Outdoor Concert

Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park Releases Official Schedule for 2018

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Shake out your favourite outdoor blanket and start planning what to bring in your picnic basket because one of the most hotly anticipated events of the summer is coming back to Vancouver this July and August!

Every Tuesday night during the summer, free outdoor movies are screened in the picturesque setting of Stanley Park. Thousands of people flock to Ceperly Meadows (near second beach pool) to gather together, munch on some popcorn, and enjoy the experience of watching a classic movie under the stars on a four-story high inflatable screen.

The schedule for the 2018 outdoor movies in Stanley Park has just been released, and it’s full of family-friendly flicks, classic comedies, and more… Check out what’s in store for the 2018 summer season every Tuesday night from July 3rd – August 21st in the list below:

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Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park Releases Official Schedule for 2018

Filming in Vancouver: Nicolas Cage, Ben Platt, the Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, and more

What? Who says Nicolas Cage is over-the-top? Pffft.

Get ready, Vancouver, because a Hollywood star with a reputation for excess will be arriving in the city this summer.

While we wait for that to happen, a Pitch Perfect star will start shooting his first lead film role. And later on this week, a team of brainy female sleuths will finish up shooting the first season of their new TV series.

Let’s take a look at these shows (and more) in a roundup of what’s going on in Vancouver’s scene scene this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Nicolas Cage, Ben Platt, the Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, and more

Ten Vancouver Ice Cream Spots to Try This Summer

Written by Brianna Prasloski

You scream, I scream, we all scream for Vancouver’s killer ice cream scene! From creamy liquid nitrogen ice cream, to exotic gelato flavours like dandelion, curry, and wasabi, Vancouverites and visitors alike can’t get enough of this frosty treat. As the weather heats up this summer, cool down with a sweet treat at one of these Vancouver ice cream shops.

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Ten Vancouver Ice Cream Spots to Try This Summer

Carnaval Del Sol Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

CARNAVAL DEL SOL, the biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary at the end of Latin America Week. More than 450 artists will perform throughout 6 different stages, including musicians, visual artists, and dancers. See traditional folk dances, watch painters at work on both canvases and human bodies, enjoy authentic cuisine prepared by culturally diverse food vendors, watch live cooking demonstrations, a fashion show, and spend time in the new Salsa Lounge or in the 600-seat beer plaza.

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Carnaval Del Sol Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

6 Music Festivals to Check Out in Vancouver This Summer

Written by Carly Whetter 

Every season is festival season in Vancouver, but in the summer there’s no shortage of live music festivals to choose from. If you’re into jazz, R&B, hip-hop, fusion, or funk—or anything in between—there’s a festival in the city for you:

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6 Music Festivals to Check Out in Vancouver This Summer

Vancouver Bartenders Get Creative During Negroni Week

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With spring/summer cocktail sipping well underway, now is the perfect time to laud (and drink) the classic Negroni. The Italian cocktail, traditionally composed of equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, has a simplicity and refreshing quality that’s hard to beat.

From June 4-10, 2018, Vancouver bartenders across the city will be taking part in Negroni Week. They’re inviting the public to try their delicious and innovative creations, with partial proceeds going to the charity of their choice.

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Vancouver Bartenders Get Creative During Negroni Week