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Consulate-General of Japan and Hitomi Harama host traditional and innovative Japanese Noh and jazz piano performance in Victoria

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In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, the Consulate and Hitomi Harama of the Toho Network presented a unique concert of traditional and innovative Japanese Noh dance and music on February 27, 2015 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Performing to a full house at the Gérald-Henriette Moreau Theatre in the École Victor-Brodeur, internationally acclaimed Noh actor YAMAI Tsunao and renowned jazz pianist KIHARA Kentaro shared a passionate performance with their audience.

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Also featuring other professional Noh actors and a complete […]

By | February 27th, 2015|Arts & Culture, News, Victoria|0 Comments

Team BC races to gold in biathlon relay; Dickson captures fourth medal

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Speechless. That was Emily Dickson‘s reaction after winning her fourth 2015 Canada Winter Games medal, her second of the gold variety, as she and her teammates celebrated their win in the 3 x 6 km women’s biathlon relay on Friday.

“It’s such a great, great feeling to have this,” said Dickson, a Burns Lake native and Prince George transplant who anchored Team BC, which included Prince George’s Claire Lapointe and Kelowna biathletes Tekara Banser and Jennah Smailes.

“I had a bit of a lead, so I knew as long as I didn’t have any wipe-outs or […]

By | February 22nd, 2015|News, Prince George, Sports, Top Stories|0 Comments

Roses & Smoke: Soulful, Contemporary Folk Music

Paeton Cameron and Kaylee Rose of the band Roses & Smoke. Soulful, Contemporary Folk Music, British Columbia, Canada

Meet Paeton Cameron and Kaylee Rose of the band Roses & Smoke. They are creating soulful, contemporary folk music and are working on recording an album of original tunes. Find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up-to-date on where they are playing live and to be the first to hear about the release of their upcoming album.

We caught up with Paeton and Kaylee having fun busking on Government Street in […]

By | February 22nd, 2015|Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Music|0 Comments

Dine Out: It’s the tastiest time to visit Vancouver!

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From January 16th to February 1st, 2015, Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out™ Vancouver Festival, Canada’s largest annual dining celebration, dishes up unlimited ways to enjoy the flavours of the city. Choose from a 17-day calendar of culinary events and experiences, hundreds of restaurants throughout the city and dozens of hotel options to create delicious dining experiences.

Now in its 13th year, the festival gives diners the opportunity to select from over 250 restaurants each offering unique three (or more) course prix-fix meals at […]

By | January 12th, 2015|Dining, Events|0 Comments

Hiking British Columbia in minus 4C with Laurie McLean

Hiking British Columbia in minus 4C, photo by Laurie McLean, The DIY blog Handy Gal Tools & Projects

We couldn’t resist an opportunity to share these stunning images by photographer Laurie McLean, who is from the DIY blog Handy Gal Tools & Projects. Laurie’s company teaches and inspires confidence with your DIY gigs! She is also the Handywoman for Seniors, a self-professed Cloud geek, a freedom seeker, and a roadtrip junkie.

Hiking British Columbia in minus 4C, photo by Laurie McLean, The DIY blog Handy Gal Tools & <a href=[…]

By | December 3rd, 2014|Hiking & Backpacking, Top Stories|0 Comments

Jillian Harris, 12 Days of Incredible Gifts For You

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For Jillian Harris it’s the most wonderful time of the year and also her favourite time of year! It’s the season of giving and if you follow along with Jillian’s online network then you know what that means… Santa Jilly is back with her 5th Annual 12 Days of Incredible Giveaways!

Check Jillian Harris’ website every day for the next 12 days and find out what each day brings! And Jillian agrees that this year these are by far some of the best prizes yet. She says you […]

By | December 2nd, 2014|Contests, Holidays, Shopping|0 Comments

Vancouver’s Stanley Theatre presents the seasonal hit Mary Poppins, Dec 5, 2014–Jan 4, 2015

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For a second exciting Vancouver Holiday theatre season, the Arts Club Theatre Company presents Mary Poppins at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage on South Granville from December 5, 2014 to January 4, 2015.

The Magical Broadway Musical
Watch Mary Poppins fly over the rooftops of London, and feel like a kid again! Remember, anything can happen if you let it.

This family musical features the unforgettable songs from the popular Disney film—“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee”—plus they’ve added some catchy new ones.

Practically perfect […]

By | December 1st, 2014|Entertainment, Top Stories, Vancouver|0 Comments