Post Tagged with: "Vancouver"

STORIFY: Vancouverites rally in support of Ferguson protests

STORIFY: Vancouverites rally in support of Ferguson protests

November 25, 2014 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

By Nich Johansen The heavy rain could not dampen the candles or the spirits of those gathered on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery to show their support forRead More

The Vancouver Christmas market is held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza at 650 Hamilton Street daily from Nov. 22 to Dec. 24. 
(Kera Skocylas photo)

Ringing in the Vancouver Christmas Market

November 25, 2014 at 7:58 am 0 comments

  By Kera Skocylas Rain and cold weather didn’t stop the nearly 50 people who waited for the Vancouver Christmas Market to open yesterday. The market has something for everyoneRead More

Flowers from the Mount of Olives is a film from Estonia in the 17th annual European Union Film Festival. (Screenshot from YouTube)

The 17th annual European Union Film Festival is back on the big screens

November 24, 2014 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

By Mary Beach The 17th annual European Union Film Festival is competing with holiday blockbusters at the Cinematheque in downtown Vancouver this week. The festival opened on Nov. 21 andRead More

Boxing portrayed through the art of dance

Boxing portrayed through the art of dance

April 3, 2014 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Audience members will get to sit ringside at a new show documenting the world of boxing through contemporary dance in Vancouver. The performance takes place tomorrow and Saturday at theRead More

Looking to catch a wave? Try surfing right here in Vancouver

Looking to catch a wave? Try surfing right here in Vancouver

April 3, 2014 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A lot of boarding happens in Vancouver – whether it’s snowboarding, skateboarding or boarding cruise ships – but few Vancouverites know that you can surf here, if only for aRead More

Meet the UBC ‘supermileage’ car

Meet the UBC ‘supermileage’ car

April 2, 2014 at 5:27 pm Comments are Disabled

UBC students have built a new car designed to reduce fuel usage, and they’ll be taking it to Texas in April to test it against other designs. The student-designed prototypeRead More

Vancouver Cherry Blossom festival begins tomorrow

Vancouver Cherry Blossom festival begins tomorrow

April 2, 2014 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Vancouver is at its most beautiful when the cherry trees are in bloom, but the moment to appreciate their beauty is a fleeting window in time. Luckily, the Vancouver CherryRead More

Poet set to surprise at Verses Festival of Words

Poet set to surprise at Verses Festival of Words

April 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Burlesque meets modern dance meets poetry in C.R. Avery’s upcoming performance at the Verses Festival of Words on April 6. Avery is turning the release of his new poetry bookRead More

TED Talks streamed at Langara library draw small crowd

TED Talks streamed at Langara library draw small crowd

March 26, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Despite TED Talks being streamed live at Langara last week, few students attended.

TED Talks is an annual conference where live speakers come together to talk about innovative ideas and inspiring topics.

This year the 30th annual meeting of TED was held in Vancouver with tickets being sold at $7,500 and higher.

Langara transfer students have weak performance

Langara transfer students have weak performance

March 19, 2014 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Despite sending more transfer students to UBC than any other institution in the province, in the past Langara transfers have had some of the lowest grades upon being admitted. LangaraRead More