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John Korsrud - “Theatre Sports for Trombones"

John Korsrud - “Theatre Sports for Trombones"

John Korsrud the artistic director of the Hard Rubber Orchestra brings together the best musicians he can find and puts them together in one room.
Vancouver was NOT protected like the Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver was NOT protected like the Great Bear Rainforest

Here's what it looked like near the corner of Hastings and Seymour way back in 1886, as they were clearing the area so that it could become city blocks (and now SFU's downtown campus).
New Vancouver talk radio show launches Monday

New Vancouver talk radio show launches Monday

The afternoon talk radio market in Vancouver is about to get a little bit hotter. Roundhouse Radio just announced that Janice & Cory is launching this Monday February 1st, filling their 3-6pm slot. If you haven't yet tuned in to Roundhouse at 98.
Meet your 2016 DinnerPartyYVR Hobby Chefs: Aimee King

Meet your 2016 DinnerPartyYVR Hobby Chefs: Aimee King

Aimee Eva King, DinnerPartyYVR hobby chef. Meet Aimee King, a DinnerPartyYVR veteran. Last year, she turned her home into La Cocina Española—the Spanish Kitchen—serving a selection of tapas and a big, beautiful paella.
He didn't buy this at the Boat Show. 1885.

He didn't buy this at the Boat Show. 1885.

Now here's a great view of Brockton Point from the foot of Thurlow Street back in 1885, c/o the City of Vancouver Archives.
This was the first C.P.R. passenger train to arrive in Vancouver

This was the first C.P.R. passenger train to arrive in Vancouver

The date was May 23, 1887 when the very first C.P.R. passenger train rolled into this photo taken between Richards and Seymour.
10 Vancouver photos from the 80's... the 1880's!

10 Vancouver photos from the 80's... the 1880's!

Almost every day over on our Facebook Page we post a photo from the City of Vancouver Archives' holdings, looking back on our city throughout the decades.
Good News Roundup for January 5, 2016

Good News Roundup for January 5, 2016

It’s not all doom and gloom in the local media. Bad news dominates almost every news cycle in the world but even we can’t accuse mainstream outlets in Vancouver of focusing only on the bad stuff.
Calling all dogs!

Calling all dogs!

In 2016, we'll be profiling a new pooch each week for our Dogtown Vancouver series. Click here to check out some of the dogs we've already featured in the series.
30,000 sandpipers swarm Tsawwassen

30,000 sandpipers swarm Tsawwassen

Filmmaker Mike Mckinlay has released another doozy on his Vimeo channel . Eagle Among the Swarm shows 30,000 sandpipers swarming in Tsawwassen with one lone eagle standing on a log, seemingly unaffected by the ruckus.