Category Archives: Culture

Local writer explores North Vancouver’s past


Residents and history buffs will be intrigued by a newly published book about the early days of the North Shore. The book forms the basis for a companion exhibit running now at the North Vancouver Museum as well as an … Continue reading

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Sophia Books closing up shop due to rent increases


Vancouver loses another player in its literary scene as one of its last independent bookstores prepares to shutter its retail storefront on West Hastings St. at the end of May. Sophia Books is the only multilingual bookstore in B.C. and … Continue reading

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Salishan Landscape Examined in Gallery Exhibition


A current display of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal craftwork alongside photographs of hereditary lands reveals local history in a fresh way. Laid Over to Cover: Photography and Weaving in the Salishan Landscape runs until April 11 at Presentation House Gallery … Continue reading

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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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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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Artists hit by big funding cuts: call on B.C. Liberals to revise policy


In the wake of huge grant cuts to cultural organizations by the provincial government in 2009, the upcoming year presents numerous challenges for creators to overcome. As the community rallies to deal with the crisis, The Source takes the pulse … Continue reading

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Local food highlight of event


Local foodies will have an opportunity to mingle with farmers, food producers and chefs in a unique, intimate event being held for the first time in Vancouver. Slow Food Vancouver and Farm Folk/City Folk are sponsoring this first annual event … Continue reading

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