BC Sports Hall of Fame Set to Unveil Indigenous Sport Gallery

On September 25th, the BC Sports Hall of Fame will unveil an exhibit celebrating and recognizing Indigenous athletes who have made an impact on British Columbia’s sport history.

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BC Sports Hall of Fame Set to Unveil Indigenous Sport Gallery

Market Mexico Brightens up Robson Square this Weekend in Vancouver

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Image courtesy of Market Mexico

Market Mexico, a free outdoor market experience is returning to the heard of downtown Vancouver for Mexican Independence Day – Saturday, September 15.

Last year, over 20,000 people attended this free celebration of Mexican culture located in the lower level of Robson Square (near the ice skating rink). For 2018, the market returns from 11:30am until 8:00pm for an immersive cultural experience with food, drinks, music, arts, crafts, and shopping.

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Market Mexico Brightens up Robson Square this Weekend in Vancouver

The Vancouver Art Gallery Announces the Major Fall Exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

The Vancouver Art Gallery announces the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, an exhibition of breathtaking designs from China’s foremost couturière, to be presented October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019.

Exquisite, theatrical, inimitable, Guo’s oeuvre of immaculately-crafted masterpieces evoke the decadence of China’s historical dynasties and have secured her place amongst the world’s premier fashion designers.

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The Vancouver Art Gallery Announces the Major Fall Exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

SKOOKUM whets our appetite for next year’s music festival in Stanley Park!

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A birds-eye view of the Skookum Music Festival

Vancouver’s inaugural SKOOKUM Music Festival ended it’s epic three-day music, art, and food-filled weekend with a final show by everyone’s favourite rockers, The Killers.

Over 50,000 music lovers streamed into Stanley Park, braving weather that was less than perfect, to be captivated by more than 50 stage performances involving some of Canada and the world’s most renowned artists.

Headlining acts for 2018 included The Killers, Florence + The Machine, X-Ambassadors, The Arkells, and Mother Mother.

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SKOOKUM whets our appetite for next year’s music festival in Stanley Park!

You can’t keep a good Mormon down! Acclaimed musical returns to Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Monica L. Patton, Kevin Clay and Conner Peirson in The Book of Mormon, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017. Photo: Julieta Cervantes

One of the most acclaimed musicals of the century is returning to Vancouver.

Since it opened on Broadway in 2011, The Book of Mormon has been showered with praise and awards. Beginning Sept 25 and running until Sept 30, the show returns to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, where it played to packed houses in 2016.

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You can’t keep a good Mormon down! Acclaimed musical returns to Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Filming in Vancouver: Good Boys, You Me Her, Resident Alien, and Cosmos

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Some unconventional comedies and some—er—spaciness fill up this week’s rundown of what’s shooting in Vancouver.

A bunch of R-rated good boys are about to call it a wrap while the world’s first poly-romcom gets back on set.

There’s also a potential new sci-fi series being shot as a pilot, while a science series that explores the outer reaches of the universe is getting underway.

So if you’re intrigued, here’s a snapshot of what’s going on in the streets of Hollywood North.

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Filming in Vancouver: Good Boys, You Me Her, Resident Alien, and Cosmos

Vancouver Police Museum hosts monthly ‘Movies in the Morgue’

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Image from the Vancouver Police Museum

If you’re running out of ideas for date night, the Vancouver Morgue has got you covered… On Tuesday, September 11, the infamous ‘Movies in the Morgue‘ event kicks off for a new season.

If the title didn’t already make it clear, ‘Movies in the Morgue’ is just that – screenings of thrilling, creepy, and dramatic movies in the Vancouver Police Museum every second Tuesday of the month.

Starting up again on September 11, you’re invited to watch The Blues Brothers, and don’t forget to bring a blanket or two so that you can cosy up in the old City morgue.

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Vancouver Police Museum hosts monthly ‘Movies in the Morgue’