Austin in Vancouver – Levitation Festival tickets now on sale!

L.A. Witch

L.A. Witch is one of the bands scheduled to appear at the inaugural Levitation music festival in Vancouver June 5-7.

As hordes of music-lovers descend on Austin, Texas this week for the annual music, film and interactivity festival known as South by Southwest, tickets have gone on sale for a festival in Vancouver with a connection to that city.

In partnership with the Austin Psych Fest, now known as Levitation, Vancouver concert promoter Timbre is presenting the first annual Levitation Festival June 5-7.

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Austin in Vancouver – Levitation Festival tickets now on sale!

Vancouver Personalities share their End of Summer Bucket Lists

Malkin Bowl: a popular summer concert destination || Photo CrediT; Flickr/Creative Commons Keep it Surreal

Malkin Bowl: a popular summer concert destination || Photo Credit: Flickr/Creative Commons Paul Joseph

Swim at an outdoor pool. Go to Buntzen Lake. Say goodbye to sandals; say hello to closed toed shoes. Maximize patio time. Eat mini donuts at the PNE.

Thinking about the end of summer always makes me a bit panicky. Now that summer is running out and the sun is still shining I’ve decided I need to compile an ‘end of summer bucket list’ of places I want to go and Vancouver-y things I want to accomplish before the season’s end.

For a little inspiration I canvassed some Vancouver personalities about their end of summer bucket lists. As the days get shorter and the temperatures dip a little more each night, I want to stretch my summer to the max.

Below you’ll find some tips on how to extend the summer season from an artist, a mommy blogger, a designer, a food blogging duo and an editor/first time Sea Wheezer. Maybe you too will add a thing or two to your good-bye-sunny-warm-times-must-do-list.

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Vancouver Personalities share their End of Summer Bucket Lists

Theatre Under the Stars’ Legally Blonde

Breanna Arrigo plays Elle Woods in Theatre Under the Stars' production of Legally Blonde, on now 'til Aug 17 at Malkin Bowl. Also pictured: Scott Walters (left) and Peter Cumins. Photo: TUTS.

Breanna Arrigo plays Elle Woods in Theatre Under the Stars’ production of Legally Blonde, on now ’til Aug 17 at Malkin Bowl. Also pictured: Scott Walters (left) and Peter Cumins. Photo: TUTS.

Bring a blanket! It gets chilly at night.

That’s about the only caveat this blogger can think of when it comes to Theatre Under the Stars’ production of the Broadway hit Legally Blonde. With wildly entertaining singing-and-dancing numbers, a talented young cast and some genuinely funny moments, the musical comedy is a pink-frosted good time.

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Theatre Under the Stars’ Legally Blonde

Snoop Dogg Coming to Stanley Park (Tickets on sale today)

Photo credit: NRK P3 | Flickr

Photo credit: NRK P3 | Flickr

The wildlife in Stanley Park just got a little bit wilder.

Snoop Dogg – now known as Snoop Lion – has announced a show at Stanley Park’s Malkin Bowl on Aug. 28.  Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, July 12, for $50 plus surcharges on Ticketmaster.

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Snoop Dogg Coming to Stanley Park (Tickets on sale today)

Musical Theatre in Vancouver’s Great Outdoors: Theatre Under the Stars

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Vancouver’s Stanley Park is famous for its old-growth forests, Pacific beaches and incredible views. But during the summer months it adds another, unexpected attraction: Theatre Under the Stars.

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Musical Theatre in Vancouver’s Great Outdoors: Theatre Under the Stars