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Welcome to the NEW official web-site for the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame. The web-site has been designed by the exciting BC company Kulture Shock Media and provides fascinating information about the talented people who make up the vibrant entertainment community in BC.

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Sep-1-2014 •                              by  Ursula Maxwell-Lewis - Cloverdale Reporter Aug 27, 2014 VANCOUVER, B.C. – Despite rusty singing and dancing skills (putting it politely), I sauntered confidently onto Vancouver’s vintage Orpheum Theatre stage last week. No one applauded. When Vancouver PhotoWalks, an online photography MeetUp, reserved a private two-hour tour to ‘shoot’ the interior of this historic Vancouver landmark the...
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Aug-16-2014 •  Christopher Cheung / Vancouver Courier August 14, 2014  During a performance at the Orpheum Theatre two years ago, Tony Bennett told musicians to put their instruments down, asked for all sound equipment to be turned off and sang “Fly Me to the Moon” a cappella. Bennett told Vancouverites to hang on to their special theatre on Smithe Street downtown. His admonition is a good reminder as the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame runs tours of the 87-year-old Orpheum until the end of summer. Visitors will not only hear stories of the theatre’s history as a silent movie...
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Jul-26-2014 • NEWS 1130John Streit July 24, 2014   VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – You gaze at its majestic grandeur today on Granville Street and marvel that this was almost torn down in the ’70s and turned into a multiplex. Luckily, the 1927 Orpheum Theatre – orginally built as a moviehouse – is still with us and continues to attract top acts from around the world. Doug Cameron is a volunteer with the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame and conducts tours of the building on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through till the end of summer. The 90-minute experience takes you right up to...
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Jul-15-2014 • CBC/Huffington Post article   Here are five facts you probably didn't know about the Orpheum: 1. It took less than a year to build (in 1927) "It was a silent movie picture palace and a vaudeville house," says Rob Haynes, president of the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame Society, the group organizing tours of the theatre. 2. The entire ceiling is hung by wires  "The entire ceiling, throughout the theatre, including the dome, is all hung by wires," says Haynes. "Thousands and thousands of wires. That's why we don't have any pillars inside of the concert hall." 3. It is...
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"The glitter and gleam of the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame STARWALK on Granville Street is a genuine attraction for both tourists and citizens alike! Celebrating BC's fabulous talent is great for the City!"
Rick Antonson - President/CEO, Tourism Vancouver
"Explore the legends of local show biz glamour on the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame STARWALK on Granville Street. A guided tour of the historic Orpheum is a fascinating treat for all ages!"
Bill Millerd - Artistic and Managing Director, Arts Club Theatre
The Orpheum Theatre and the Granville Street STARWALK bronze plaques are a vital and colourful part of Vancouver's great entertainment history.
Phillip W. Owen, C.M. - Mayor of Vancouver, 1993-2002