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 […]

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The TD International Jazz Festival in Gastown is one of Vancouver’s most anticipated yearly events. With 1800 performers, 400 concerts, and 40 different venues in 2008, all free, its easy to see why. The Vancouver International Jazz Festival is one of the best of its kind, as quoted on the Coastal Jazz and Blues website, “If […]

Mela Festival-Canada Day 2008

Heather Bissonnette leads Novus TV through a day of merrymaking taking place on Granville Island in celebration of the Mela Festival, the International Jazz Festival, and Canada Day this 2008. “The Mela Festival is an organization that brings in a south Asian component into the multicultural diaspora of the lower mainland,” according to Ravi Singh, […]

Inside Pride III

Washington State shows up as one of the friendliest gay and lesbian campground, “partying it up as only campers can,” Ryan DeLuca laughs as bubbles are blown out of a tent and water guns shoot into the hot afternoon. Balloons in all colours are everywhere, men in rainbow coloured underwear boogie to club music on […]

Inside Pride II

The fun continues with men in underwear dancing on a jungle float handing out necklaces. Terminal city roller girls are next, followed by S&M, heavy bondage, whipping and flogging. Odyssey, “the hottest bar in the city” is going out with style as this is their last year and beautiful people dancing up high on the […]

Inside Pride

Inside Pride, Vancouver’s annual gay pride festival and parade, takes place every summer down at English Bay. In the 30th annual pride festival, presenter Ryan DeLuca leads us down the street alongside the floats, speaking with parade participants and excited spectators.  Screaming fans who have been waiting all day and come from all over the […]

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2008

Victoria Bidewell leads us through the grounds of the 31st Vancouver Folk Music Festival at Jericho Beach Park which took place on July 18,19, and 20. This yearly packed out event is based around the notion of, “music from the people for the people.”  Pockets of tents feature a range of food, of local and international […]