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08 Apr 2020

The VSO Plays Beethoven’s Fifth

They might be the most referenced 8 notes in musical history and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will be kicking off with them tonight. To celebrate the 250 year anniversary of Ludwig von Beethoven’s death – and prior to social distancing dictates – the VSO gathered in the empty Orpheum Theatre

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07 Apr 2020

The 9 Now 7 O’Clock Gun

It’s the Vancouver monument with the best Twitter account. February 26th: ‘Boom!’ February 27th: ‘Boom!’ February 28th: ‘Boom!’ February 29th: ‘Boom!’ . . Since 1898, Vancouver’s 9 O’Clock Gun – located in Stanley Park – has let out its great canon boom at 9 p.m. Well, 9 p.m give or

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05 Apr 2020

Basquiat + Haring

The crown, the barking dog, the crawling baby. Friends Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring developed their signature tags early. Both were enormously influential and politically provocative. Both died unthinkably young – Basquiat at 27, Haring at 31. Australia’s National Gallery of Victoria was to be running Crossing Lines – their

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05 Apr 2020

Frosting Flowers

Talk to the frustrated flour seekers inching down barren baking aisles. They’ll tell you just how many people are passing their days in lockdown baking new and elaborate family treats. If you’re looking for gorgeously decorated inspiration from a local creator, check out Coco Cake Land – website, instagram, cookbooks

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