10 British Columbia poets chosen for Poetry in Transit program

The British Columbia poets selected for the 2022-23 Poetry in Transit program have been announced. And for the first time, their selected poems, published on bus cards and visible to public transport users, will be accompanied by the work of local photographers. The Poetry in Transit program, a partnership between TransLink and the Association of … Read more

Florida Board of Education to Review All LGBTQ Support Guides in Public Schools | Florida News | Orlando

Click to enlarge Photo courtesy of State Senator Manny Diaz Jr./Facebook Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. gave his staff the go-ahead on Wednesday to “extract” LGBTQ support materials from all school districts, after a member of the State Board of Education claimed that some may violate a controversial new law. Board member Ryan Petty … Read more

ESSENTIAL A&E CHOICES AUGUST 18-24 | Choice of entertainment | Salt Lake City

90&9: FighterOn their nonprofit 90&9’s website, Nik and Darla Day describe its purpose as its goal to “promote healthy living through media and the performing arts… [and] help young people see the beauty in life and have an increased desire to grow and help others. » These themes are at the center of the multimedia … Read more

Gourmet picnic for two and “bubbles”: how to decompress the summer in style and help two associations

Dining outdoors, whether on a patio or with a picnic on a patch of grass, has become more popular over the past couple of years, for obvious reasons. With that in mind, and with the beautiful late summer weather we’ve been experiencing in British Columbia, the local chapter of an international organization made up of … Read more

35 years ago today: David Bowie brings his massive Glass Spider Tour to Vancouver

Thirty-five years ago today, August 15, 1987, David Bowie presented his massive Glass Spider Tour at BC Place Stadium. The added bonus was that the Thin White Duke had Peter Frampton on lead guitar, and this guy can play! Bowie and Frampton, childhood friends, were still friends in ’87.MTV Unfortunately, I didn’t get there in … Read more

Vancouver police say threats were made against campers on Hastings Street

A tense situation in the Downtown Eastside has become even more trying for urban campers. Vancouver police today revealed that someone had distributed flyers around the neighborhood warning that tents on Hastings Street could be burned with gasoline and propane if the occupants do not leave within seven days . “We are working to identify … Read more

Steve Miller recalls his first show in Vancouver in 1967 with the “tremendous” Collectors

I had a great conversation with Steve Miller last week ahead of his band’s performance at PNE on August 30. At the end of the interview, I asked the 78-year-old rock legend if he remembered his first gig in Vancouver, when the Steve Miller Blues Band played the Afterwardsthe “Psychedelic Ballroom” located in the Kitsilano … Read more

The 35 best festivals in Toronto this fall

Fall festivals in Toronto for 2022 offer a range of events where you can experience the city’s different cultures and subcultures. Try new cuisines, celebrate spooky season, discover new music or attend a film festival. Although most events take place indoors, be sure to check out the changing foliage to get into the spirit of … Read more