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Margaret Atwood, Will Self at this year's Vancouver Writers Fest: biggest lineup ever
Are you a writer, or a book fanatic? Keep your October calendar open for this year's incredible Vancouver Writers Fest with over 80 events.
Aug 14th, 2013
Open source municipalities: twitter, transit and apps a focus of Cities Summit - live blog
Speakers at Cities Summit discuss open source technology and the capacity for social media to help citizens connect with government. Read VO Publisher Linda Solomon's live blog for more updates.
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Feb 1st, 2012
Douglas Coupland to be keynote speaker at Cities Summit in Vancouver
The renowned Canadian writer and artist will be keynote speaker at the upcoming Cities Summit.
Jan 13th, 2012
Stylish VAG fundraiser raises more than $1 million
Last Saturday night, some of Vancouver’s finest dressed in their best to help raise over $1 million for the Vancouver Art Gallery at the BLACK/WHITE Art Auction and gala.
Feb 23rd, 2011
Margaret Atwood to narrate "The Year of the Flood" at Fairmont Hotel
Attention all literary-loving Vancouverites, tomorrow evening Margaret Atwood will be narrating a theatrical performance of her latest best-selling novel.
Feb 2nd, 2011
Free admission: a look at Vancouver's public art
Great cities are built for the people, and Vancouver is no exception. But, when was the last time you went for an art walk – or even stopped to admire a piece of public art in Vancouver?
Jan 19th, 2011
City of Glass: city, book, and now band
The only equation you need to know: two local musicians + punk-rock dance music = City of Glass
May 5th, 2010
Heritage Vancouver brings city to life with art, music, film and architecture at Long Table Social series event
On Saturday, I spent a memorable evening at Heritage Vancouver's first event for their Long Table Social series entitled: Heritage and the Arts: Inaugural Long Table Social. Heritage and the Arts is
Apr 29th, 2010