Posts from the ‘Vancouver’ category

Salmon spawn in East Vancouver?

The other day–I can’t recall where–I read a story about salmon spawning in East Vancouver. It turns out that they spawn in Still Creek, near the…

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Come to Fireworks Factory

In recent years, Web of Change has been the most important event I attend each year. It’s a gathering of really senior people in the social…

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Coming home

It was not until I stood waist-deep in Desolation Sound that I truly felt like I was home. The Milky Way stretched across the star-filled sky…

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The final curtain call for the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company

Citing “a combination of challenging economic times and an inefficient operating model within the downtown theatre space, and the cost of temporary production facilities”, the Vancouver…

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Archie and the gang visit Expo ’86

Julie recently discovered a comic book in her storage boxes. It’s “The World of Archie”, and is more or less propaganda for Expo ’86. She says…

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Dissent and deviance at Occupy Vancouver

I’m still unsure about the Occupy movement. I see that, in the United States, it represents a profound discord among Americans who feel frustrated with the…

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Cleveland Dam, a Vancouver secret spot

I grew up in West Vancouver, in the most middle-class corner of the British Properties. We had a schnauzer name General (for his bearing, not his…

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Take a Date to “Ride the Cyclone”

If the defunct HBO show Carnivale mated with Glee, their love child would be Atomic Vaudeville’s Ride the Cyclone. The musical tells the story of…ah, here,…

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