Bob Ross art show opens tonight

Bob Ross, the host of the PBS show The Joy of Painting, is the subject of a new art show opening tonight in Vancouver.

Bob Ross, the host of the PBS show The Joy of Painting, is the subject of a new art show opening tonight in Vancouver.

Bob Ross, best known as the genial host of the PBS show The Joy of Painting, is the subject of a new art show in Vancouver. Happy Little Clouds, named after one of the expressions Ross used in his show, opens tonight (Feb. 22, from 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.) at the Fall Tattooing and Artists Gallery (644 Seymour St.).

The show is curated by Christina Chant. Previously, Chant has held art shows that paid tribute to Bill Murray, the Spice Girls and Snoop Dogg. Submissions are generally open to anyone, from amateur to experienced artists, as long as the pieces have something to do with the subject. Experimenting with different media is encouraged, making for some very interesting pieces.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

What To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

This mid-November weekend is full of outdoor and indoor events in Vancouver. From arts & crafts, skating, ballet, movies & short films, theatre, winter market, whisky tasting, and innovator speakers - everyone will find something to enjoy! Read on for our roundup of events and things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend is full of theatre, cultural, and culinary events.  Here’s a roundup of events happening all over Metro Vancouver this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

 

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Party in Vancouver’s Famous Urban Forest: Celebrate Stanley Park, Aug. 24-25

Siwash Rock

 
It was 125 years ago that an enlightened Vancouver city council petitioned the federal government to set aside more than 1,000 acres on the edge of the city for park and recreation purposes.

Fast-forward to the present and Stanley Park is one of the world’s premiere urban forests and a must-see destination for visitors. Located in the heart of a city of millions, the park manages to remain stubbornly wild, with tracts of old growth forest, rugged cliffs plunging to the sea and pristine lakes. But these days there’s also something for everyone – from ornate gardens to a world-class aquarium and an idyllic seaside promenade.

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Party in Vancouver’s Famous Urban Forest: Celebrate Stanley Park, Aug. 24-25

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

photo: Dirk Bleicker

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is Vancouver’s mid-winter festival presenting acclaimed local, national and international artists. The 9th annual PuSh Festival takes place January 15 – February 3, 2013 at venues in and around Vancouver and offers work from Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Japan, Scotland, Taiwan and the United States.

The PuSh Festival presents groundbreaking work in the live performing arts with theatre, dance, music, and various forms of multimedia and hybrid performance. The 2013 Festival features more than 160 performances and events over 20 days with 18 Main Series shows, three full weeks of Club PuSh, the PuSh Assembly networking event, an Opening Gala, a Free Film Series, shows paired with Dine Out Vancouver restaurants and a number of artist talks and other ancillary events.
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