Events


Mar
3
Thu
Vancouver Board of Trade Globe 2016 @ Vancouver Convention Centre East
Mar 3 @ 11:15 am – 1:30 pm

 

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Taking place every two years in Vancouver, GLOBE draws the “best and brightest” of the international sustainable business community, making it an unsurpassed forum for learning and networking.

The Vancouver Board of Trade is pleased to be partnering with GLOBE 2016 for a special presentation with corporate strategy legend Michael Porter, arguably the world’s most influential thinker on management and competitiveness.

The world is changing. Michael Porter’s presentation will address the global shift to a low-carbon economy and its implications for you, your business, and your industry.

Jun
3
Fri
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival @ Kits Point at the foot of Whyte Avenue
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm

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Celebrating its 27th Season in 2016, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September.

The Merry Wives of Windsor: June 17 – September 24

Bard’s 2012 hit show is back! It’s 1968 in Windsor, Ontario and Sir John Falstaff is set to seduce two wealthy women – until these merry wives get their sweet and hilarious revenge.

 

Romeo and Juliet: June 3 – September 23

Bard presents a classic staging of Shakespeare’s great romantic tragedy, the story of two passionate young lovers whose happiness is destroyed by their families’ bitter feud.

Jun
11
Sun
Italian Day on the Drive @ Commercial Drive
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Italian Day on the Drive @ Commercial Drive | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

NEWS 1130 is proud to be the official radio sponsor of ITALIAN DAY ON THE DRIVE! This is one of Canada’s largest one-day cultural festivals on Commercial Drive! It is a vibrant street celebration of Italian culture and heritage in Vancouver.  Commercial Drive, also known as The Drive, transforms the street into a lively 17 block, vehicle free, celebration and community festa.

ITALIAN DAY offers over 200 street participants comprised of: sponsors, merchants, retail booths, food vendors and restaurant patios, as well as stages with live music and theatre, street performers, classic cars, activities and displays, children’s amusement zones and more.

In Italian, Amore means love! It is a universal language and an exchange evoking many things: affection, romance, passion, respect, creativity, and commitment that embraces many cultures. For Italian Day 2017, NEWS 1130 will help celebrate Amore in all aspects of life and the magical power it holds to connect and create both individual and collective experiences!