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Vancouver set to wrap up its 125 Celebrations

The Vancouver 125 Celebrations, a series of cultural events and projects commemorating the city's 125th anniversary, is finally coming to an end. People still have a chance to catch the great celebrations going on in this city, from mid-December though February. By the looks of it, it's going out with a bang:

  • Bold 125 Celebration honours the culture, heritage and success of Vancouver's older lesbian women in a final event at Rhizome Cafe
    (Dec. 15).
  • South Hill Community's INSIDE STORIES (profiled in in-depth articles by VO writer Tracey Bains) includes a dialogue event (Dec.17), a website and giant outdoor photo murals on Fraser Street at 44th, 45th and 47th Avenue.
  • Access Gallery's Paragraph of Possibility exhibits the imaginative work of Ross House, Urban Native Youth Association and Bombast Furniture (through Dec.17).
  • UNIT/PITT Projects' Ill Repute: Emerging artists present works of critical reflection on the history of one of Vancouver's oldest artist-run centres (through Dec. 17).
  • Mapping the Everyday: Neighbourhood Claims for the Future is an exhibition presented by the Audain Gallery in partnership with the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre (until Feb. 2012).

See CelebrateVancouver125.ca for details on these and other events.

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