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Leonardo comes to VAG

February 5th, 2010

Something different then 2010 Olympics but somehow related. How does one of the greatest artists look at the human body:

Leonardo Da Vinci - The Mechanics of Man

at Vancouver Art Gallery starting Saturday February 6, 2010 

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Pride Parade This Sunday Starting at Noon

July 29th, 2009

 

Celebrate, or just indulge your voyeuristic selves, at Gay Pride this weekend.  The parade will start at noon on Sunday at Robson and Thurlow Streets.  Click on the link below for the parade map:

http://www.vancouverpride.ca/parade-route

 

 

VANOC Lauds Green Architecture For 2010

July 29th, 2009

The Globe Foundation and World Green Building Council awarded local architects  Excellence For Green Building Awards for their work in creating sustainable venues for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.  Read more on VANOC's web site:

http://tinyurl.com/mmpbu7

 

Vancouver Survives Godzilla Attack

July 23rd, 2009

Vancouver survived yesterday's fiery attack by Godzilla over English Bay.   Next up is South Africa on Saturday night. 

http://celebration-of-light.com/

Photography At The VAG

July 22nd, 2009

Hey Coal Harbourites, tired of the visually stimulating montage that is the view from your apartment?  Why not wander over to The Vancouver Art Gallery and take in the current photography exhibits by Andreas Gursky, or Stan Douglas, or Anthony Hernandez?  You can also see some of the Rembrandt/Vermeer-era collection of The Netherland's Golden Age, presently on loan from the Rijksmuseum.


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The Vancouver International Jazz Festival Has Begun

June 27th, 2009

There will be lots of free music in the streets over the next week, and an astounding array of jazz talent participating in this year's Vancouver International Jazz Festival.  Visit the official website for details:

Free venues:

http://www.coastaljazz.ca/concerts/browse/date

 

Concert Series:

http://www.coastaljazz.ca/concerts/browse/series

"Lightshed" Artist Wins Audain Prize

April 9th, 2009

 

Artist, Liz Magor, who created the aluminum boathouse sculpture which is installed on the seawall near Harbour Green Park

in Coal Harbour, has won this year's Audain Prize.   Here is an article about her and the prize from The Vancouver Sun:

http://tinyurl.com/dc35uq

Whistler--Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival April 17-26

April 7th, 2009

This sounds like more fun than should be legal ;-).  Don't miss the chefs in heat in the village square Sat/Sun April 18th & 19th competing for ....  the fun of it....

 

http://www.wssf.com/home/

Louis Andriessen @ 70 April 3-8

April 2nd, 2009

There are still tickets available for Louis Andriessen's festival at Music on Main. 

See their website for more details:

 

http://tinyurl.com/cvr7qq

Vancouver Hosting The Juno Awards

March 27th, 2009

Juno Awards activities abound in downtown Vancouver all weekend:

http://www.musicfromseatosky.com/

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