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Dance All Sorts For All Sorts

    All sorts of dance for all sorts of people.   Dance All Sorts is a dance series organized by New Works, a non-profit organization that fosters community engagement in the arts. The mandate of New Works is to present diverse dance styles to the public, mentor Vancouver-based artists, and provide affordable programming. Now […]

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Stuff of Elves at The One of a Kind Show

The One of Kind Show is a multi-city craft fair that features high quality handmade goods.  It is usually held during the holiday shopping season, from the end of November to mid December. Vancouver’s One of a Kind Show (December 9th -12th) is being held at the Vancouver Convention Centre (1055 Canada Place).  Other cities […]

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FUSE Night Out at the Vancouver Art Gallery

On select Fridays nights, the Vancouver Art Gallery hosts FUSE, which is an adult event featuring art, music and performances. The theme of last Friday’s FUSE was “Stuff”: “FUSE gets objectified and explores collecting, material obsessions and everyday encounters. Join some of Vancouver’s most exciting artists for interpretations on the theme of Stuff.” via Vancouver […]

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Booty from the Library Book Sale

I went to the library book sale yesterday with M. and I went again today with J. Every season, the Vancouver Public Library downtown has book sales where they sell unmarked, used books ( I think these are donated books) and books withdrawn from the library collection. Unmarked books were sold in the hall of […]

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Mainstage Event at SFU Contemporary Arts Opening

The SFU Contemporary Arts Grand Opening (September 24-26th) is being celebrated with a number of events and performances. Earlier yesterday I saw the breathtaking Firebelly Aerialists, and later in the evening, I attended the Mainstage Event which was held in the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre. It was an hour long program featuring five […]

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Gift & Craft Fair Brightens Up Tinseltown

Last Sunday I went to the International Village Gifts & Crafts Fair (September 18-19, 2010) and below are my top six favourite stalls. The mall complex, incorrectly but more popularly known as Tinseltown, is located at 88 West Pender Street, just west of Chinatown and two blocks away from Woodward’s. Many people know Tinseltown’s troubled […]

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Window Display of Plastic Inflatable Toys

I walked by Aldo’s shoe store on Robson Street tonight. This is their window display: two pairs of mannequin legs stuck into a pile of plastic inflatable toys. Now imagine if this represented the inner mind of someone, and then he or she turns to you and shouts, “LET’S DANCE!” Would you say yes?

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