Six performances to see at this year’s Dancing on the Edge Festival

Isabelle Kirouac & Nayana Fielkov: Habitats. Photo: Willoughby Arevalo.

Dance productions from Canada, Brazil, and Korea are part of this year’s Dancing on the Edge Festival (July 4 -13).

Canada’s longest-running festival of contemporary dance, DOTE  delivers high calibre, challenging and innovative work. World premieres, North American and Western Canadian debuts, and works-in-progress are among the over thirty performances taking place at this year’s 10-day event. Performances take place at various Vancouver venues, including DOTE’s home, the Firehall Arts Centre.

Check out some highlights below.

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Six performances to see at this year’s Dancing on the Edge Festival

Eat Your Way Across Metro Vancouver Car-Free with Dine the Line

You definitely don’t need a car to explore a new restaurant in a new neighborhood in Vancouver. There are bike paths to wheel through, walking trails, and a robust public transit system that will get you nearly anywhere. With culinary inspiration in mind, WestCoastFood and TransLink has created a series of itineraries for the hungry, entirely along the SkyTrain line and the SeaBus. It’s a delicious way to spend a day, it’s environmentally friendly, there’s a scenic view, and you can have a few beers or cocktails along the way.

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Eat Your Way Across Metro Vancouver Car-Free with Dine the Line

Massive, free festival taking place in Vancouver this weekend with concerts, circus acts and BC’s biggest outdoor patio!

Dragon Boat Festival 2019

Image from Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

With a weekend of non-stop entertainment, performances by major musical acts, BC’s biggest outdoor patio, and more, you would expect the 2019 Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival to be a pretty pricey ticket. But – this epic summer festival is 100% free to attend!

That means, for exactly $0 you can have access to live music concerts from headliners K-OS, Yukon Blonde, and Jill Barber, along with family-friendly activities including circus workshops, face painting, arts & crafts projects, and a whole lot more. Plus, you’ll also get the chance to see world-class Dragon Boat racers showcase the pinnacle of the sport in action-packed races.

The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival will be taking place from June 21 – 23, 2019 in False Creek near Science World and is free to get in.

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Massive, free festival taking place in Vancouver this weekend with concerts, circus acts and BC’s biggest outdoor patio!

Where to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in Vancouver

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of Indigenous peoples’ culture and heritage in Canada. There are many events planned across the country; here are a few in Vancouver, including an outdoor celebration at an East Van park, a documentary film and Indigenous dance performances. Continue reading:
Where to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day in Vancouver

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Granville Street

Atmospheric Granville Street. (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Located in the heart of Vancouver, Granville Street is considered the city’s main entertainment district. Lined with countless restaurants, bars and nightclubs whose neon signs spark to life as darkness falls, the strip pulses with activity during weekends. As a main thoroughfare, Granville Street is easy to get to, whether your pleasure lies in shopping by day or shimmying on the dance floor at night.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Granville Street

Filming in Vancouver: Van Helsing, A Million Little Things, Riverdale, Charmed, and more

A Million Little Things

This week, a dark fantasy TV series with a wicked bite calls it a wrap on its latest season.

But just as that one prepares to call it quits, an ensemble family drama about a group of friends shaken up by the loss of one of them is about to get underway.

Plus there are a whole bunch of TV series on the horizon about to come back to the city—along with a number of new titles to add to the fun.

Here’s what happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Van Helsing, A Million Little Things, Riverdale, Charmed, and more

Celebrate Summer Solstice & the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver on June 21st

Vancouver outdoor yoga

Celebrate the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver | Photo: Mat Collective

Ever growing in popularity for its physical, mental and spiritual benefits, yoga was recognized by the United Nations with the proclamation that June 21st be the International Day of Yoga. Also known as Yoga Day, this is a day to celebrate community and wellness. Enjoy the start of summer at these unique Vancouver yoga experiences on June 21st!

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Celebrate Summer Solstice & the International Day of Yoga in Vancouver on June 21st