Monthly Archives: February 2010

Famous Ship from Russia Cruises Around World


  The majestic presence of a Russian tall ship, which sat moored in North Vancouver during the Olympic Games in February, recalled the era of the great sailing ships. The Kruzenshtern, a four-mast ship also called a barque, is the second … Continue reading

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Unleashing the ukelele


Although ukeleles are often not seen outside outside a Hawaiian luau, an upcoming concert will highlight the instrument’s potential for playing all sorts of music. The In House Festival presents Ukeleles Unleashed with three different acts on March 5 in … Continue reading

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Audacious festival brazenly shows off talent


Chutzpah is a Hebrew word that can be used to express admiration for non-conformist but gutsy audacity. The Lisa Nemetz International Showcase of Jewish Performing Arts—commonly known as Chutzpah!—demonstrates that notion of extreme originality by presenting an eclectic repertoire of … Continue reading

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North Country Revealed in Pavilion


Visitors to Northern House in downtown Vancouver will be able to glimpse the wide-open spaces and wilderness of Canada’s territories. As one of the Olympic display centres, it is a combined effort by the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut … Continue reading

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