Award-Winning Métis singer/songwriter Celeigh Cardinal Coming to Vancouver Folk Fest

By Rachel Rosenberg

Métis singer/songwriter Celeigh Cardinal’s career is really taking off.   She sings with a powerful, bluesy force that resonates with a timeless quality — serenading audiences with joy and sadness that could come from any era. Her latest album, Stories from a Downtown Apartment, combines heartfelt, clever lyrics with lush harmonies. Her first full-length album, Everything and Nothing at All, combines the richness of her voice with a slightly rockier bounce.

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Award-Winning Métis singer/songwriter Celeigh Cardinal Coming to Vancouver Folk Fest

Vancouver’s Negroni Week in Full Swing

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From now until June 30, 2019, establishments around the city will be pouring negroni to raise money for charitable causes.

Negroni Week, presented by Campari and Imbibe Magazine, began in 2013 and has since grown to become a worldwide phenomenon encompassing 10,000 venues. Here in Vancouver roughly 85 bars and restaurants are participating, each featuring their own unique take on the classic cocktail (Campari, gin, and vermouth) and supporting a charity of their choice.

Here are ten establishments to get you started on your negroni tour for a good cause:

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Vancouver’s Negroni Week in Full Swing

Gladwell, Donoghue and Klein among guests at this year’s Vancouver Writers Fest

Giller Prize winner Lynn Coady is a guest at this year’s Vancouver Writers Festival.

Malcolm Gladwell, Naomi Klein, and Emma Donoghue are among the featured guests just announced by the Vancouver Writers Fest. They are among more than 100 authors from around the world that will attend the event, which runs Oct. 21-27.

For more on these and other VWF guests, see below.

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Gladwell, Donoghue and Klein among guests at this year’s Vancouver Writers Fest

8 epic evenings of outdoor movies under the stars for Fresh Air Cinema in Stanley Park

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Returning for its eleventh year (!), the EVO Summer Cinema is heading to Stanley Park for another year of iconic movies, inventive picnic setups and cuddly summer nights.

For 2019, the Vancouver outdoor movies will be taking place over eight days, featuring a fun lineup of cinema classics. These movies are free to watch and open to everyone, so make sure to pencil them into your calendar.

Take a look at the movie lineup below for this year’s Fresh Air Cinema in Stanley Park!

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8 epic evenings of outdoor movies under the stars for Fresh Air Cinema in Stanley Park

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

Ready to stroll down Robson Street? (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Robson Street is Vancouver’s most popular shopping thoroughfare, bookended by major attractions BC Place Stadium and Stanley Park. One of Vancouver’s oldest commercial streets, it was once known as Robsonstrasse due to the high concentration of German shops that opened there after WWII. Today, Robson Street’s many visitors share the ‘hood with locals hurrying to work, sports fans surging towards the stadium, and international students grabbing a bite between classes.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

What’s happening in Vancouver theatre this July

Cast members from TUTS’ productions of Mamma Mia! and Disney’s Newsies. Lindsay Elliott photo.

If you’re a fan of classic comedies, you’ll probably want to check out Ensemble Theatre’s production of Born Yesterday. Originally written for Broadway by Garson Kanin, the hit play became a hit 1950 movie starring Judy Holliday and William Holden and directed by George Cukor.

Other offerings this summer include the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!, presented outdoors as part of Theatre Under the Stars’ summer program, and plenty of Shakespeare.

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What’s happening in Vancouver theatre this July

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Lower Lonsdale

Welcome to Lower Lonsdale!

Situated along the waterfront in North Vancouver and showcasing picture-perfect views of downtown Vancouver’s skyline, Lower Lonsdale is one of North Vancouver’s oldest and fastest-growing urban neighbourhoods. Boasting a rich shipbuilding history, the neighbourhood’s Shipyards District has blossomed into a hub of independent shops, restaurants and breweries, and specialty food shops. Lower Lonsdale is a scenic 12-minute Seabus ride from downtown; once visitors reach the dock, they’ll find plenty to keep them occupied.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Lower Lonsdale