“South Van Twangs Meet West End Pangs” at the Museum of Vancouver

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There is an opportunity to learn more about the esoteric, amazing and extraordinary stories of Vancouver from three people who really do their research-at a special event at the Vancouver Museum  on Thursday August 18.  Historian and author John Atkin needs little introduction and you can check out his website here.  A former City of Vancouver staffer he delves into history the way most of us would a cold beer, travels extensively, and  leads very popular  historical walks in Vancouver and  London, all intensively researched and delightful. Rob Howatson is an established journalist and author  that has uncovered many a remarkable story, including how Loretta Lynn performed and was discovered in Vancouver-singing in an old chicken coop.

Mike Harling, a music aficionado  and historical detective (credited with finding the Time Capsule at the old Sunset Community Centre)  rounds out the trio with  “Vancouver narratives which on the…

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