Jon Bon Jovi Concert Update

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On behalf of Jon Bon Jovi Management, Rogers Arena and Tickets Tonight, we are very pleased to confirm that a replacement Jon Bon Jovi & The Kings of Suburbia concert is taking place on Saturday, August 22 at Rogers Arena.

WHO: JON BON JOVI & THE KINGS OF SUBURBIA
WHERE: Rogers Arena
800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
WHEN: Saturday, August 22, 2015
6:30pm – doors open
8:00pm – performance

This concert, in the world class Rogers Arena, is exclusively for customers with tickets to the cancelled Stanley Park show. Ticket holders are advised to bring their tickets with them to Rogers Arena and they will be assigned to a seating section according to the ticket level previously purchased. No additional tickets will be sold.

Tickets Tonight is pleased to be a partner of this event and will communicate with ticket holders later today with further details on the Rogers Arena concert.

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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Hey, it’s still summer! Keep on riding it – and ride it is exactly what you can do this weekend: At The Fair at the PNE, which opens this weekend to get in all of your swings, spins, animal pettings and fried foods; on your choice of THREE party cruises that celebrate beer, salsa dance, or French electro; and you can ride down a giant slip n’ slide!

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Star Wars-Themed R2-D2 Jumbo Jet Coming to Vancouver

Image from All Nippon Airways

Image from All Nippon Airways

The force is with … Vancouver.

Japan’s All Nippon Airways has announced that Vancouver will be the destination for the inaugural flight of its unique R2-D2 themed aircraft. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been painted to look the Star Wars movie character as part of a promotional deal between the airline and Walt Disney, which now holds the rights for Star Wars movies.

The R2-D2 aircraft will swoop into Vancouver on Oct. 18 as part of its debut flight from Tokyo to Vancouver (officially, that’s ANA Flight 116). It’s unclear whether R2-D2 will be making regular stops in the city or report for duties in other parts of the galaxy.

It’s all part of a Star Wars blitz by Japan’s largest airline in the lead-up to the release of the latest instalment in the film franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, slated for this December in North America. Continue reading:
Star Wars-Themed R2-D2 Jumbo Jet Coming to Vancouver

Meet Mavis, Misty and more in this year’s VIFF documentary lineup

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Mavis Staples with the Staples Singers.

A famous art collector, a gospel/soul legend and an American ballerina are among the people you can discover at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival.

Now going into its 34th year, the VIFF has just has announced several documentaries for this year’s edition. The festival, which runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 9, 2015, features more than 75 nonfiction features. Here are some highlights.

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Meet Mavis, Misty and more in this year’s VIFF documentary lineup

New Craft Beer Festival to take Place at This Year’s PNE

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Photo credit: QuinnDombrowski | Flickr

You may have thought that the summer was winding down as September gets closer and closer, but really – the best part of the summer is coming soon with the Fair at the PNE opening up on Saturday, August 22, 2015.

Food, music, a donut dash, and plenty of other returning favourites are good reasons to get yourself to the fair. But, best of all and new this year, is the Craft Beer Fest, which will feature over 20 different local craft brewers and up to 80 unique beers for you to sample.

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New Craft Beer Festival to take Place at This Year’s PNE