Chinese New Year Celebration

Shauna Baker is reporting for City Lights down at the Dr.Sun Yat-Sen Gardens to celebrate the Chinese New Year, welcoming in the Year of the Ox.  “The history of the garden is actually a scholar’s home, and this was built 23 years ago. Everything here is brought from China so it is a very unique […]

Burn The Floor

Shauna Baker and City Lights are out at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to watch the production, Burn The Floor, a phenomenal display of Ballroom dance that takes the energy of a rock show, the glamour of a Broadway show, mixes in a few hours of “So You Think You Can Dance” type TV shows to create […]

Greek Summer Festival 2008

Nicola Anderson is reporting for City Lights at the Greek Summer Fest, the main fundraiser of the year for the Greek community of East Vancouver. The festival runs on Boundary Rd. from June 27th to July 6th, from noon to eleven p.m., a total of nine days of the very things that make the world go […]

Kitsilano Showboat

Fun times are had at Showboat, a local tradition here in Vancouver since 1935 when a stage was put up along Cornwall Avenue and local performers, musicians, and actors could do their thing in front of an enthusiastic audience. The Showboat is a beautiful open-air amphitheatre with the ocean and mountains providing a natural backdrop. Throughout the […]