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Vintage Clothing Sale at W2

February 2, 2010

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Attention Alcoholic Fashionistas! You’ll want to check out this super-affordable, super-rad sale downtown at W2’s boho digs on Hastings, across from the Woodwards building. I’m probably going, because at least my head and my feet are still model-sized! And even I can afford those prices. Deets: The clothing sale is happening at W2 this Sunday […]

Poverty Olympics Torchbearers Wanted

January 31, 2010

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The Poverty Olympics are an annual event in Vancouver that leverages the media and public attention paid to the Olympics to draw attention to the ongoing, systemic problems of the inner city environment of the Downtown Eastside. The picture of Vancouver that outsiders have is often skewed, and the Poverty Olympics organizers seek to generate […]

Socialize at the Sociable! Book Launch!

January 26, 2010

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I’ve done a full post on this over at the Shebeen Club blog, but here are the quick and dirty details for the launch of Sociable! the new book on effective social media marketing by local gurus Shane Gibson and Steve Jagger. Come out to the plus V Lounge in Yaletown to support local authors […]

The Living Society Art Show and Flashmob: Call for Artists and Participants

January 26, 2010

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Stole this off Facebook, where it was passed to me by my old friend Darryl Hopkins, one of the most talented artists I have ever had the pleasure of meeting (and meeting and working with Darryl are true pleasures, trust me, and not just because he’s good-looking). The Deets: On Saturday January 30th we are […]

2010 OpportunityFest Job Fair and Volunteers Wanted

January 5, 2010

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From a Facebook invite from Alice Zhou. This looks like a good opportunity and good practice for interviewing, and if you get there early there are goody bags. And who among jobseekers cannot use a sack full of free stuff? Best of all, it’s in the afternoon, so if you’re on vampire hours, you won’t […]

Open Data Hackathon Tonight

December 9, 2009

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The Powers That Be swear that they’ll have a mailing list or Facebook Group or something. Any. Day. Now. They could have one now if they’d hire me! Second Vancouver Open Data Hackathon When: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009, 5 – 10 pm Where: City of Vancouver Archives, 1150 Chestnut Street, Vancouver. More: http://vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/archives/about/index.htm Limited to […]

Christmas Caroling on the Downtown Eastside: an invitation

December 2, 2009

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Got this one off Twitter, which is very useful for Vancouver events, even if you’re (like me) too lazy to check the Tweetups website. Hell, a website to announce tweetups is just WRONG ON SO MANY LEVELS! Linwood House Ministries Welcomes you to an Evening of Christmas Caroling December 16th 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm […]

A Not-So-Silent Night! Benefit for Pivot Legal Society

December 1, 2009

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A Not So Silent Night! (stolen from an email invite; you can sign up for Pivot Legal Society email newsletters and alerts) Support the Pivot Legal Society, Downtown Eastside do-gooders! Hi Everyone, Please set the date aside, and invite everyone you know to Pivot’s annual Christmas party, A Not So Silent Night! Date: Saturday December […]

Reading is Sexy Calendar Launch this Thursday

November 30, 2009

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Stolen (or rather, re-purposed) from the Shebeen Club blog. Come out and see the most photogenic of Vangroover’s literati in this year’s hottest centerfolds! Yes, writers posed Calendar Girls-style, to raise money to fight dyslexia. Calendars will be available for sale at $20 (hellooooo, great gift item!) and this’ll be your chance to get them […]

Drawing on Vancouver

November 18, 2009

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Drawing on Vancouver November 19th opening Walrus 3408 Cambie Street, Vangroover

Pivot Legal Society AGM

November 18, 2009

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Got this from an email. Contact them to get on the list (deets at the bottom). Pivot Annual General Meeting   Featuring guest speaker Dr. Evan Wood presenting on drug policy, harm reduction and crack cocaine use. All welcome! Where: 112 West Hastings Street When: November 25, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. Who: All members and […]