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Another Perspective: Canada Day at CRAB Park

Happy Canada Day! There are many events happening all over the city today but I want to make a quick post on the afternoon festivities at CRAB Park (also known as Portside Park) because there is little on it. On July 1st there will be an all ages festival from 1-4pm. CRAB Park is located […]

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Oppenheimer Blues & Hip Hop

I went to Oppenheimer Park for National Aboriginal Day. I briefly considered going to Commercial Drive for the parade or to Trout Lake for other celebrations but in the end, I decided to stick close to home and I’m glad I did. There was something genuine about today’s event. It was informal, people knew one […]

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National Aboriginal Day Celebrations 2010

There are two huge events this weekend, Car-Free Vancouver Day, held in five neighbourhoods on June 20th, and the Dragon Boat Festival at False Creek from June 18-20th.  I’ll stop by the Dragon Boat Festival and will probably tweet about it but this weekend, I’ve decided to cover more extensively the four day celebrations leading […]

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Weekend Rewind: Fests, Shoes & Tunes

I’m having an awesome weekend! I hit 3 festivals, bought shoes and found my summer song for 2010. I went to the MEC Bike Fest, Larry Wong’s Chinatown tour through The Vancouver Story Telling Festival, Erin Templeton’s (bought shoes), Sawan Mela at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park, and walked by the Malkin Bowl while Metric […]

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