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Flashdance Vancouver Pre-Sale

Posted September 19, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Flashdance is coming to Vancouver this fall and Broadway Across Canada is hosting a pre-sale today only! This electrifying live show will hit to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage November 11th to November 16th, 2014. The pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance […]

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Events

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Posted September 19, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Enjoy the last weekend before school starts up again with Vancouver Fashion Week, the Fraser Valley Cork & Keg, Steam Whistle’s Oktoberfest at the Imperial and all the walking tours and farmers markets you can fit into a weekend. The Friday Late Night Movie series at the Rio Theatre […]

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Archive Photos of the Day: Athletes

Posted September 18, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The BC Sports Hall of Fame‘s 46th annual Banquet of Champions is coming up on September 25th an in honour of all inductees, past and present, I have dedicated this week’s archive photo roundup to the athletes. Featured BC Sports Hall of Fame Inductees: Helen and Margaret Callaghan Inducted […]

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Coal Port CEO, Regulator at Odds over Air Quality Permit (in News)

Posted September 18, 2014 by David P. Ball

Fraser Surrey Docks says review of dust, diesel emissions is ‘voluntary.’ Not so fast, counters Metro Van.

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Events

Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala 2014

Posted September 18, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Canuck Place is hosting their sold out Gift of Time Gala on September 27th. This is the 10th annual Gift of Time Gala, bringing together community supporters, families, businesses, and friends for a black tie reception and dinner all for an amazing cause. What: Gift of Time Gala When: […]

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Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tours

Posted September 18, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Vancouver Trolley Company has just announced the dates of their upcoming Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tours. These spine-tingling tours will run four times a night in mid- to late October, taking guests to ghoulish sites around the city, sharing local history and lore. Photo by Aaron Aubrey, courtesy of […]

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Events

Slurpee Name Your Price Day for Food Banks in Canada

Posted September 17, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. If you thought July 11th (7-Eleven Day) was awesome because it’s the annual Free Slurpee Day then this will make you even more happy. On Friday, September 19th 7-Eleven stores across Canada are hosting Slurpee Name Your Price Day where 100% of proceeds will go to Food Banks in […]

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Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver

Posted September 17, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The 102nd Grey Cup will play out at BC Place in Vancouver this November, and with the championship football game comes a world class city-wide festival where fans from across the country can meet to celebrate. Hosted by our very own BC Lions, the Grey Cup Festival announced its […]

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Awards

Best of Vancouver 2014 Results

Posted September 17, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. This morning the Georgia Straight released the results of their 19th annual Best of Vancouver readers’ choice awards. I am very honoured to have been voted #1 Best Local Blog this year. I am so thankful for every reader, sharer, commenter, and contest entrant that has read my blog […]

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Nat Jay Album Release Party

Posted September 17, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Vancouver-based singer/songwriter Nat Jay is releasing her first full-length album All I Think When I Wake Up on September 23rd, celebrating in style with a release party later that week. Recorded in Vancouver at Fader Mountain Sound with Craig Northey, Doug Elliott, and Pat Steward of The Odds as […]

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PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister Announce Tour Dates

Posted August 6, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For Those Who Stay. The album was recorded when recorded when Paul Saulnier briefly moved to Toronto from the band’s
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High Ends Announces Debut, Shares Free MP3s

Posted July 18, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

High Ends, the side project of Yukon Blonde frontman Jeffrey Innes has announced that he will release his solo debut Super Class on October 7 via Dine Alone Records. To celebrate, he’d shared a free streams of ‘Intoxicated’, ‘The Weight’ and ‘Downtown’ from the album; The side project came about as a result of the
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Activism

How Translink Impedes Transit Use

Posted July 9, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Translink is “being evasive on exactly how much money is being spent on this.” via Compass Card program delayed again by TransLink – British Columbia – CBC News. How’s that for not surprising. Translink is notorious for its taxation without representation: taking municipalities’ money without providing democratic representation to municipalities. This was a gift from […]

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Activism

The Occupy Movement Has Changed the Narrative, But We’re Not Done

Posted July 8, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Recently, with the WEF spending the last few years acknowledging global income inequality is a problem, I’ve declared a kind of victory for the Occupy Movement: getting the lexicon on the 1% and inequality on the tongues of the sly gazillionaires who rule the world, and into mass consumption. Now we see that the CEO […]

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Activism

The 1% Has More Solidarity Than We Do

Posted July 7, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

The 1% are claiming we have it out for them; that if we don’t tone down the rhetoric and stop calling them names like “the contemptuous rich,” we might end up starting a class war. But they already know there’s a class war, and it’s been going on for generations. Today, the rich are winning […]

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Alberta

Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelor) for Free

Posted July 3, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
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“Assholes of the Day!”

Posted June 18, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Two! Count ‘em, Two for the price of one! The Government announced the approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline yesterday, which means thousands of jobs and billions of dollars pumped into our economy …., and both Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau came out against it! For playing politics, and jeopardizing the economic health of Canada, […]

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